The senior national team of Nigeria drew 2-2 against the B team of Algeria in one of the two friendly games the team will . during the ongoing international break. The next game will be against the main team of Algeria on Tuesday.
Algeria were using the game to prepare their B team solely made up of .ers from the local league for the upcoming CHAN championship, which they will host and for Nigeria it’s a warm up game ahead of the big test against the main team.
The coach of the Nigerian team Jose Peseiro used the game to hand a chance to .ers who haven’t .ed under him or even for the team with the quartet of goalkeeper Adebayo Adeleye, Ebube Duru, Raphael Onyedika and Savior Godwin making their international bow for Nigeria.
An error from goalkeeper Maduka Okoye who is staging a return to the team since the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, w. his error was largely cited as the reason why Nigeria lost 0-1 to Tunisia to crash out of the tournament in the round of 16.
In an attempt to . from the back, he inexplicably failed to deal with a simple back pass as he got robbed leaving the Algerian striker with the easiest of tap ins to open scoring. The video of the goal is below.
Maduka Okoye’s school boy error which gifted Algeria the opening goal in yesterday’s 2-2 draw. What’s your take? pic.twitter.com/JbwU9vTxVf
— Mr. Mowiz (@MrMowiz) September 24, 2022