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Balogun Relishes Eagles' Sensational Comeback Win Vs Argentina

15 November, 2017, 01:29 | Author: Rachael Silva
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The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for the African teams who have qualified for next year's World Cup finals to play friendlies during the FIFA internationals window in March, a Nigerian football official confirmed today.

Super Eagles and Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun, has expressed his excitement over the Nigerian team's sensational comeback win against La Albiceleste of Argentina in their Tuesday's global friendly match in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

Meanwhile, English Premier League duo of Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho are expected to lead the Nigeria's attack as the Franco-German coach wants to use the speed and youthfulness of both players to run riot against the Jorge Sampoli's side.

The Super Eagles came back from two first half goals down to produce a brilliant second half performance, which involved three goals.


It was his third goal for the Super Eagles.

Newly invited Brian Idowu made it 3-2 for Nigeria in the 54th minute of the game while Iwobi scored his second goal of the game to make it 4-2 and seal the victory for Nigeria.

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted inside the dressing room during the friendly against Nigeria.

Ndidi ( 6/10) - Added value to the middle very well and nearly got a goal from one of his stray up front.

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