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Super Eagles ended their World Cup qualifying series with a 1-1 draw

The Super Eagles finished their World Cup qualifying arrangement with a 1-1 draw against the Desert Foxes of Algeria. Yacine Brahimi’s objective from the spot in the 88th moment drew the hosts level after John Ogu had put Nigeria ahead in the 62nd moment. Nigeria was at that point through to the World Cup preceding the match however the installation saw some exceptional show from the players…


Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Was far less persuading today and his rising stock may have endured a shot as he fluttered at two set pieces into the case after he had conferred himself to the balls. His appropriation in the diversion likewise was under standard. Fortunate not to have yielded from open play as his poor treatment of Aissa Mandi’s low cross gave left Islam Slimani a vast objective, however, the striker staggeringly missed.5.0

Shehu Abdullahi: The right-back was strong protectively, restricting the inconsistent Yacine Brahimi’s impact on the diversion. Unfortunate to yield a non-existent punishment to same Brahimi. Continuously asked for the ball and oft put it to great use on the correct side of defense.6.5

Leon Balogun: Not his ice-cool, unflustered self in the safeguard. Indeed, even squared up against some Algerian players after their objective from the spot. Wasn’t helped by a cautious line that was higher than he is usually too. Likewise watched conditional when dragged out wide out of his solace zone.5.5

William Troost-Ekong: Enjoyed the excite of fighting Slimani, solid in the handle and prevailing. His quality and pace came to great use as he looked the more guaranteed half of the Oyinbo wall.6.0

Ola Aina: Not the best of full makes a big appearance. The youth would plan to rapidly get the nervous execution behind him. Offered width going ahead on the left side however constantly made a wreck of things with a poor choice. Got upfield various circumstances yet bettered his recuperation and positional train as the diversion wore on.5.0

Wilfred Ndidi: Always has a decent handling diversion in him, this was the same. Protected the safeguard particularly in the focal ranges, likewise, put himself about. Was insufficient going ahead and contributed next to no to the attack.5.5

John Ogu: Made a positive impression. Had the poise his midfield accomplices needed, didn’t avoid his guarding duties and was guaranteed under lock and key as he generally hoped to take care of business the ball forward. Scored a 25-yard styler to a top a splendid display.7.0


Oghenekaro Etebo: Covered a great deal of ground with his fiery running yet to meagre impact. Ought to have been more conclusive and effective with the ball between the lines. Looked ailing in thoughts when he took care of business the ball however without the ball he was great as speciality of the midfield press.5.0


Alex Iwobi: Has the vile condition of the pitch to fault. Got into promising positions however his last balls let him down. Effortlessly turned over ownership to the rival with various poor touches and passes. Was less powerful till he changed over to one side. Was substituted for Ahmed Musa in the 80th printed 5.5


Kelechi Iheanacho: A forgettable execution for the forward who began on the left and looked encouraging in an initial couple of minutes before the secluded and disillusioning part halfway. His set-pieces were a blended sack with some teasingly great and others level and disappointing.5.0


Anthony Nwakaeme: Got a volley on target, however, did little else. Looked confounded on when to drop profound and keep running in behind while handling midway. Attempted to improve the situation on the left in the second half however barely got on the ball. Went off for Onyekuru in the 71st minute.5.5

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