Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

Super Eagles win Argentina 4-2 in glamour game

Retired Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has expressed his pride in the team's performance in 2017, which was rounded off with a stunning 4-2 victory over Argentina in a friendly in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Meanwhile, English Premier League duo of Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho are expected to lead the Nigeria's attack as the Franco-German coach wants to use the speed and youthfulness of both players to run riot against the Jorge Sampoli's side.

Nigeria have already overcome three of Africa's strongest teams in Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia - all former champions - but during Rohr's tenure, they haven't yet faced a team of the quality of Argentina, with or without Messi.

Argentina, who beat Russian Federation 1-0 in Moscow on Saturday at the ground that will host next year's World Cup, left Messi out of Tuesday's friendly following an agreement with Barcelona.

Aguero became Argentina's third-highest scorer in history when he netted in the first half to put the Albiceleste 2-0 ahead.

Nigeria had barely threatened in the first half but still managed to get back in the game, Iheanacho following Banega's example by scoring from a free-kick in the final minute of the first half.

Brian Idowu scored Nigeria's fourth goal in the 54th minute.

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