Algeria Vs Nigeria
AFCON 2019: Algeria vs Nigeria - as it happened
The Super Eagles of Nigeria play against the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final. Nigeria looks to clinch a spot in the final where Senegal awaits while Algeria hopes to continue their quest towards their second AFCON title. Follow the live updates here.
Algeria vs Nigeria: How the Super Eagles fared
The Super Eagles ended their World Cup qualifying series with a 1-1 draw against the Desert Foxes of Algeria. Yacine Brahimi’s goal from the spot in the 88th minute drew the hosts level after John Ogu had put Nigeria ahead in the 62nd minute. Nigeria were already through to the World Cup prior to the…
Why John Ogu need to convince in rare chance against Algeria
John Ogu is a fairly curious case. Good enough to always get a call-up but deemed not great enough to make it onto the field. It is like that shiny utensil that adorns the kitchen corner, gives it a sparkle but rarely ever gets used. Here’s a bit of a shocker, Ogu’s last competitive game…
Algeria vs Nigeria: The dead rubber still with some effect
Dead rubber is probably a stressed word these days in the description of the last World Cup qualifying game between Algeria and Nigeria. With Nigeria already qualified for the World Cup, the result of the fixture bears no effect as a World Cup qualifier which makes the dead rubber tag absolutely correct. But the match…
Owolabi advises Eagles to aim for victory over Algeria
Former International, Felix Owolabi has categorised the country’s last FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria as a must win, which would put Nigeria in good stead for the final preparation for Russia 2018.