Awoniyi expects tough battle from Algeria

Awoniyi expects tough battle from Algeria

Taiwo Awoniyi expects a tough battle, when Nigeria face Algeria in an international friendly on Tuesday.

The Super Eagles will trade tackles with the Dessers Foxes in Oran, few days after playing 2-2 draw with the Algeria B side in Constantine.

Awoniyi featured in the game, but couldn’t get a goal, he spoke about his performance and of Tuesday’s meeting.

“It was a good game unfortunately we didn’t win but it’s a game that gets us going and understand each other,” the 25 year-old said.

“Every striker wants to score a goal because your job is to score goals and help your teammates.

“I think it will be a good game for both countries. Algeria is a country with a lot of quality players but for us it is a game which will make us know each other more and keep us focus for the next challenge.”

The Super Eagles haven’t recorded a win over the Desert Foxes, since beating 3-1 during 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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