Nigeria pulls off Magnificent come back against Argentina

41st place(World Ranking) Nigeria stunned two-time World Cup winners and current 4th Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Ever Banega of Sevilla got La Albiceleste (The White and Sky Blue) off to flying start with a sublime free-kick in the bottom right corner on the 27th minute, before aguero quickly made it 2-0 from a tap-in 7 mins later, however Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho had other ideas in the 44th minute and pulled one back for Nigeria with a mesmeric freekick, beating the Argentine keeper at the top left corner of his post. things stayed at 2-1 after the 1st 45mins.

The pace of the second half was in tune with the beat of the Super Eagles, Alex Iwobi was again in fine form and netted a brace, one of each between a well crafted team goal scored by Brian Idowu.

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In other notables games on the night, England vs Brazil ended goallessat Wembley Stadium, while Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen scored a hat-trick as Denmark came from behind to end the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup dream with an emphatic 5-1 play-off win in Dublin.


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