Following the Super Eagles 2-1 defeat to the El Tri of Mexico in Sunday’s friendly encounter, Completesports.com’s ADEBOYE AMOSU appraises the performance of the players…
FRANCIS UZOHO 7/10
The Omonia Nicosia goalkeeper made three vital saves in the first half. He was not at fault for the two goals conceded by his side.
CHIDOZIE AWAZIEM 6/10
Started as part of a back three, but moved to right-back after the break. Awaziem put up a strong performance in the game.
LEON BALOGUN 6/10Unlucky to score an own goal in the second half. Did well against a strong Mexican attack.
SEMI AJAYI 6/10Not really at his best in the first half, but recovered well after the break. Showed he could hold his own against a strong side.
CALVIN BASSEY 8/10What a performance from the Rangers man. He was at his marauding best in the game and set up Cyriel Dessers for Nigeria’s only goal.
INNOCENT BONKE 4/10
Struggled to cope with the pace of the Mexicans and was duly replaced after the break by Sani Faisal.
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JOE ARIBO 7/10
Struggled a bit in the first half, but improved after the break. His combination with Alex Iwobi turned things around for the Super Eagles in the second half.
ALEX IWOBI 8/10
The Everton man was lively all through the game. It was one of his best games for the Super Eagles.
MOSES SIMON 6/10
Came alive after he was moved to an attacking role in the second half.
TEREM MOFFI 6/10A lively display from the Lorient forward. Unlucky not to get a goal before his substitution.
CYRIEL DESSERS 7/10Scored Nigeria’s only goal of the game. Showed he can excel at the international level.
SANI FAISAL 6/10
Replaced Innocent Bonke after the break. Put up a good display on his international debut.
VICTOR MBAOMA 5/10
The Enyimba striker took the place of Terem Moffi in the 73rd minute. He showed flashes of brilliance following his introduction.
ISHAQ RAFIUNot Rated
CHIAMAKA MADUNot Rated
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