Cyriel Dessers and Alex Iwobi came off the bench to score and help the Super Eagles to a 2-2 draw vs Algeria B team in a test game on Friday evening.
It was the home-based Foxes who took a 1-0 lead into the break at the Hamaloui Stadium in Constantine against the Super Eagles who gave an opportunity to several fringe players in the starting XI.
Cyril Dessers and Alex Iwobi came off the bench to score and rescue a 2-2 draw for Nigeria whose depth was stretched by the Algeria B team preparing for the 2023 CHAN tournament.
The hurriedly arranged test game is not recognized by FIFA but was a good opportunity for Jose Paseiro to test most of the Eagles’ fringe players ahead of the Main event on Tuesday, September 27.
SUPER EAGLES STARTING XI VS ALGERIA B
Maduka Okoye (Gk) , Ola Aina, William Ekong, Valentine Ozornwafor, Ebube Duru, Chidozie Awaziem, Frank Onyeka, Chidera Ejuke, Ralph Nwadike, Ademola Lookman, Taiwo Awoniyi.
Francis Uzoho, Adeleye Adebayo, Zaidi Sanusi, Cyriel Dessers, Saviour Godwin, Terem Moffi, Kevin Akpoguma, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, Alex Iwobi, Calvin Bassey, Kenneth Omeruo.