Alex Iwobi will be making his 60th appearance for the national team when the Super Eagles battle Algeria in an international friendly match against Algeria.

The two former African Champions slug it out at the Miloud Hadefi Stadium in Oran on Tuesday night as Nigeria aims to avenge the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final defeat.

Iwobi played for England as a young player where he made eight appearances before he pledged his allegiance to Super Eagles in 2015.

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The 26-year-old Nigeria international made his debut for the Super Eagles on 8 October, replacing Ahmed Musa in the 57th minute of a 2–0 friendly defeat to DR Congo in Belgium.

Iwobi scores his first international goal for Nigeria as they beat Zambia 2-1 in their opening FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier.

The inform Everton star scored a second-half winner as Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Zambia in Godswill Akpabio.

Iwobi has featured in two Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup and has so far scored 11 goals for Super Eagles.

Iwobi’s uncle, ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha won 75 caps and scored 15 goals for the three-time African Champions.

The Super Eagles will take on Algeria at the Miloud Hadefi Stadium, Oran on Tuesday. Kick-off is 8 pm Nigeria time.




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