The Super Eagles continued their quest for a place at the 2018 World Cup as the team defeated the Desert Foxes of Algeria 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Saturday.
Victor Moses opened the floodgate of goals in the 26th minute with a low shot pass Algeria goalkeeper, Rais M’Bolhi before Mikel Obi gave the team a comfortable lead in the 42nd minute having controlled possession for most part of the encounter.
However, after the interval, the Desert Foxes reduced the scoreline as Nabil Bentaleb netted from 22-yard in the 67th minute.
All effort to get the scoreline leveled proved abortive as Moses grabbed his brace with a superb finish in the 90th minute to seal all three points for the Super Eagles.
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