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Video: Super Eagles defeat Argentina 4-2 in friendly

Amkar Perm versatile defender Brian Idowu scored on his debut, Alex Iwobi hit a brace and Kelechi Iheanacho fired in a menacing free-kick as the Super Eagles came from behind to beat two-time world champions Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi was absent from the tie but Angel di Maria, Nicolas Otamendi, Sergio Aguero, Javier Mascherano led the Argentine superstars while Idowu and goalkeeper Francis Uzoho got their first Nigeria caps.

It was the second time the Eagles would beat their more illustrious opponents, and Gernot Rohr’s team did it in clinical fashion.

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