Super Eagles finish 2018 World Cup qualifiers unbeaten

Algeria vs Nigeria World Cup Qualification Match Updates

The match between Nigeria and Algeria ended 1-1 as they both conclude their World Cup qualifiers.The match was not a determinant factor for Nigeria going to the World Cup, because they have qualified already and have only played for fun, pride and for Federation Internationale de Football Association points ahead of the World Cup group stage billed for December 1 took the game to the host.

Despite forcing a short-handed Eagles to a 1-1 draw in front of their fans, Algeria national team coach, Rabah Madjer has claimed that his players deserve to be praised.

Nigeria's coach, Gernot Rohr, dropped the skipper, John Obi Mikel, for Israeli-based John Ogu and his decision paid off as the midfielder struck in the 61st minute of the tie. But the referee pointed to the spot to the surprise of both sets of players and the spectators.


Having qualified for the football mundial in Russian Federation, the Eagles went into the game bereft of pressure, as a loss would have made no impact in the overall scheme of things.

The group's other teams Zambia, on seven points, and Cameroon, on six points, will meet in another dead rubber encounter in Ndola on Saturday.

The team is expected to depart Constantine for the worldwide friendly against former champions Argentina scheduled to hold in Krasnodar on Tuesday 14 November in Russian Federation.

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