Youcef Atal Scores Wonder Goal As Algeria Edge Super Eagles


By Sedara Oluwadara

Algeria on Tuesday night, 27 September continued their dominance in football over the Super Eagles by coming back from a goal down to beat Nigeria 2-1 in international friendly game.

Going into this encounter, Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro promised that his wards have trained hard for the tie stressing that they would beat the Desert Foxes.

However, things did not go as expected for the Super Eagles as the Algerian players came out with more energy in the second half to win the tie.Super Eagles started the encounter impressively and they waited until the 9th minute before netting the opener through Terem Moffi.

Riyad Mahrez restored parity for the Algerian national team via a penalty in the 41st minute and the first half ended 1-1 between these two giants.

And in the second half, Algeria came out more aggressive and they scored their second goal in the 61st minute through Youcef Atal who fired a 30 yard shot. Algeria pressed more to score another goal, but they were unable to as the encounter ended 2-1.

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