Iwobi, Iheanacho score as Nigeria thrash ‘Messi-less’ Argentina

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles have defeated Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly match played on Tuesday.

Sergio Aguero and Ever Banega had put Argentina two goals up before the Super Eagles staged a remarkable comeback.

Alex Iwobi scored a brace while Kelechi Iheanacho and Brian Idowu scored one apiece to hand Nigeria the bragging rights.

The Super Eagles were under intense pressure from the Argentines in the first forty-five minutes but came back to life in the second half.

Banega opened the scoring via a free-kick for Argentina in the 28th minute while Aguero doubled his side’s lead through a counter-attack in the 34th minute.

Iheanacho pulled one back for Nigeria right before the end of the first half from a free-kick.

Aguero fainted during half-time after falling ill in the dressing room.

He was taken to the hospital, hence he was unable to finish the game. The Manchester City…

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