Brian Idowu scores in Super Eagles debut

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Brian Idowu had a debut to remember after scoring the third goal in Nigeria’s friendly match against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old plays for FC Amkar Perm.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria came back from two goals down to overcome a Messi-less Argentina 4-2 in Russia.

Nigeria, who started with Daniel Akpeyi in goal, began the game with frayed nerves. The Eagles fell behind in the 27 minute after the keeper’s blunder handed the Argentines a free kick, which Ever Banega converted.

Manchester city’s forward, Kun Aguero, increased the tally to 2-0 inside the 37th minute.

READ: Alex Iwobi hits brace as Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 in Russia

But the Super Eagles fought back brilliantly and in the 45th minute Leicester forward Kelechi Iheanacho began Nigeria’s fightback with a curling freekick that beat the Argentine’s goalkeeper.

Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi, played himself into the scoresheet, grabbing a brace in the 52nd and 73rd minute, while debutant Brian Idowu added to the in the victory in the 54th minute.

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