Super Eagles Striker Tells Nigerians What They Should Expect in Battle Against Algeria

Super Eagles Striker Tells Nigerians What They Should Expect in Battle Against Algeria

Ibitoye Shittu
September 26, 2022 at 3:24 PM
  • Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Algeria in an international friendly game on Tuesday night in Oran
  • Nottingham Forest striker Taiwo Awoniyi has stated clearly that he is looking forward to score against Algeria
  • The Super Eagles of Nigeria have failed to record a win in their last three games against the Desert Foxes

Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has confirmed his readiness and that of his teammates to shine when they face Algeria national team in an international friendly match on Tuesday.

The Nottingham Forest striker and his teammates at the Super Eagles held their last training session in Constantine on Sunday night and will be flying to Oran on Monday, 26 September.

In Constantine, Taiwo Awoniyi and his teammates were forced to a 2-2 draw by the Algerian Team B in a match that many Nigerians expected the Super Eagles to win.

Taiwo Awoniyi, Super Eagles, Algeria, Oran, International friendly.
Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi in action against Egypt at AFCON.
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And while speaking exclusively with Sports Brief ahead of the Tuesday's battle, Taiwo Awoniyi claimed that he wants to score for the Super Eagles against Algeria.

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Taiwo Awoniyi's reaction ahead of tie against Algeria

''The most important thing is for us to win as a team against Algeria and the morale in the camp is high thanks to the coaching crew who are doing their best.
''We have landed in Oran and looking forward to the game as my desire is to score if given the chance to play, but like I have always said, what matters is for us to win.
''Algeria are one of the best teams in Africa and this friendly match is a good one for the two nations.''

Napoli Doctor Reveals When Osimhen Will Be Back After Suffering an Injury Against Liverpool

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Raffaele Canonico who is the doctor of Italian giants Napoli has claimed that Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen is still few weeks away from recovery from the injury he picked.

The Super Eagles star has not been in action for Napoli since he got injured in the Champions League clash against Premier League side Liverpool which his side won.

And due to the injury he picked against Liverpool, Victor Osimhen had to miss Napoli's battle against Spezia, Rangers and AC Milan.

Raffaele Canonico explained that Victor Osimhen is at least expected to be out of action for the next five weeks.

Victor Osimhen is still expected to miss the Super Eagles coming friendly encounter against the Algerian national team this coming Tuesday.

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