Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Super Eagles overcome Argentina with superb display

Super Eagles overcome Argentina with superb display

Toyin Ibitoye, the Super Eagles media officer, who said this in an interview on Monday, noted that Amaju Pinnick, the NFF President, has raised the possibility of moving the Nation Cup qualifiers from March so that World Cup bound teams could use the window to flawless their preparations.

Football enthusiasts are buzzing across social media after Nigeria sealed an emphatic 4-2 win over Argentina in Tuesday's friendly encounter.

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Although the Super Eagles erased the deficit to win 4-2 thanks to Alex Iwobi's brace and strikes from Kelechi Iheanacho and Brain Idowu, Akpeyi's performance did not go well with fans as they took to Twitter to express their rage.

In the match, an Argentina side without Lionel Messi squandered a two-goal lead and slipped to a shock 4-2 defeat. "It shows we have great team spirit and determination when you keep fighting after going two goals down against a great team like Argentina".

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"We also agreed on preparation, such as how much players will be paid for the friendly matches, including how and when the monies would be paid. We stay humble & realize we have more work to do", he stated.

"We are very happy and excited with this development", said Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi.

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At the last World Cup in Brazil, the Super Eagles missed a training session in protest over pay, forcing the Nigerian government to send then-sports minister Tammy Danagogo to Brazil with millions of dollars in cash.

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