Super Eagles Legend Names 1 Player Who Can Help Nigeria Beat Algeria

Super Eagles Legend Names 1 Player Who Can Help Nigeria Beat Algeria

  • Alex Iwobi has been named as the player who can be the game changer for the Super Eagles against Algeria
  • These two African giants will go into battle on Tuesday night, 27 September, in Oran in a tough international friendly
  • Azubuike Egwuekwe who won the Nations Cup with Nigeria in 2013 explained that Nigeria can beat Algeria

Former Super Eagles defender Azubuike Egwuekwe has made it clear that Everton forward Alex Iwobi will play a big role for the Nigerian team in their international friendly against Algeria.

The stage in Oran is set for the big battle between these two African giants who both failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after losing the play-offs.

So far this season in the Premier League, Alex Iwobi has been in good form for Everton as the Nigerian has won the hearts of the fans with his superb performances.

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Azubuike Egwuekwe, Super Eagles, Algeria, Alex Iwobi, Oran.
Azubuike Egwuekwe tips Super Eagles to beat Algeria in Oran.
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While speaking exclusively with Punch, Azubuike Egwuekwe who won the AFCON 2013 title with Super Eagles explained that Alex Iwobi will be the game changer.

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Azubuike Egwuekwe's reaction about Nigeria vs Algeria

“Of course, the Eagles can win; they are playing well under the new coach (Peseiro). But you know, Algeria is a very strong side, however, as a Nigerian, I have to support my country. I believe we are going to come out victorious.
“We have a lot of talents in Nigeria, but, for me, at this moment, Alex Iwobi will be the game changer, because he has been in top form since the beginning of this season in the Premier League. I believe that if he starts, he is going to make a difference for the team.”

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Mane Scores As Senegal Cruise to Victory in International Friendly Against Bolivia

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Bayern Munich forward Sadio Mane was on target for African champions Senegal as they strolled to victory against Bolivia in an international friendly in France on Saturday.

The 30-year-old forward converted from the spot to add to Boulaye Dia's early goal as Senegal tested their strength against the South American nation.

Senegal got off to a great start after Boulaye Dia broke the deadlock just four minutes into the match, meeting a pass from Pathe Ciss.

The Teranga Lions dominated and continued to ask questions but wasted the chances that came their way.

Source: Sports Brief News