Super Eagles arrived in the city of Oran on Tuesday afternoon ahead of an international friendly encounter with Algeria at the Miloud Hadefi Olympic Stadium on Tuesday night.
Nigeria have been camping in Constantine since September 20 with FC Porto on loan defender Chidozie Awaziem the first player to breeze into the North African nations.
Super Eagles played a 2-2 scored draw with Algeria Team B last Friday test friendly game with Alex Iwobi and Cyriel Dessers were on target as the host home-based players held Jose Peseiro’s men.
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Three-time African Champions had their last training session in Constantine yesterday evening before they pack their bags and make the 656 km journey.
The confirmation of the Super Eagles landed in Oran venue of Tuesday’s match against the Desert Foxes was disclosed they’re the team’s official social media handle.
We’re in Oran, Algeria. THE Stage is set for the international friendly against Algeria tomorrow. Kickoff: 8pm(Nigeria Time). #SoarSuperEagles pic.twitter.com/mFmEPUwCZO
— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) September 26, 2022
Peseiro will not be able to call upon the services of two English-based players of William Troost-Ekong and Wilfred Ndidi for tomorrow’s encounter, with both withdrawing from the squad due to injury.
Nigeria are seeking their first win in four attempts against Algeria with Super Eagles’ last victory coming in a 3-1 win in the FIFA World Cup qualifier in 2016.
The Desert Foxes defeated Super Eagles 2-1 in the semifinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations en route to lifting the trophy in Egypt.
The Algerians also edged an international friendly 1-0 late in 2020.