Nigeria and Algeria Play 1-1 in World Cup Qualifying Match

The Super Eagle of Nigeria fought so hard to wrap up the match at three points but the referee whose decision wasn’t sure of made it impossible and the Desert Foxes brought the match to a draw.

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The match between Nigeria and Algeria ended 1-1 as they both conclude their World Cup qualifiers.The match was not a determinant factor for Nigeria going to the World Cup, because they have qualified already and have only played for fun, pride and for FIFA points ahead of the World Cup group stage billed for December 1st took the game to the host.

Nigeria led the game when John Ogu systematically pulled the ball from outside the 18-yard box beyond the Algerian goalkeeper after missing different golden chances.

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The Super Eagle of Nigeria fought so hard to wrap up the match at three points but the referee whose decision wasn’t sure of made it impossible and the Desert Foxes brought the match to a draw.

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It was Yacine Brahimi who actually deserves a red card after a head-butt on Abdullahi Shehu that scored the goal that brought the game to a one, one point, thereby saving his people from a supposed to be 1-0 game as planned by the Nigerian team.

The Super Eagle of Nigeria now prepares to meet Argentina on Tuesday 14 November 2017 in Russia as they continue in preparation for the next year battles.

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