Super Eagles Held In Tunisia Friendly

The Super Eagles’ international friendly against Tunisia on Tuesday ended in a 1-1 draw after a lacklustre performance by the Nigerian team.

Striker Kelechi Iheanacho received the ball inside the box with his back to goal in the 21st minute, but the Leicester City man turned, despite close attention from the Tunisian defence, to fire into the top right corner, for the opening goal of the game.

The Super Eagles should have gone two up in the 28th minute at the Austrian city of St. Veit an der Glan, after captain Ahmed Musa was brought down inside the box by Tunisia goalkeeper Ben Mustapha

But the shotstopper redeemed himself, saving the resultant penalty kick from Iheanacho.

Nigerian were haunted by the penalty miss after right-back Mohamed Drager slotted in a pass inside the box, fending off Moses Simon, for his first international goal, just before the break.

With the result, the Super Eagles drew one and lost one of their two friendlies in Austria, after the 1-0 loss to Algeria in Klagenfurt on Friday.

It was not the best of performances by the Super Eagles but it was at least one better than the lethargic display against Algeria.


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