Ukraine vs Nigeria: Shevchenko's side force Super Eagles to 2-2 draw in tough tie

Ukraine vs Nigeria: Shevchenko's side force Super Eagles to 2-2 draw in tough tie

- Ukraine vs Nigeria's international friendly encounter ended in a 2-2 draw

- Joe Aribo and Victor Osimhen scored the two goals for the Super Eagles of Nigeria

- Oleksandr Zinchenko and Roman Yaremchuk scored for the Ukraine national team

Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday night, September 10, slept off on duty as they allowed Ukraine to come back from two goals down and forced them to 2-2 draw in their international friendly tie.

The friendly encounter made many Super Eagles' fans livid considering the fact that they had thought that Nigeria would win the match after leading 2-0 before the end of first half.

Gernot Rohr's men scored the first goal in this encounter in the fourth minute through new man Joe Aribo of Rangers who benefited from an assist by Alex Iwobi.

Alex Iwobi himself had the chance to increase the scoreline for Nigeria five minutes later, but the Everton man was unable to as his shot was blocked.

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Lille striker Victor Osimhen netted the second goal for the Super Eagles in the 34th minute via a penalty.

Samuel Kalu was brought down in the box and the referee had no choice than to give the Super Eagles a penalty as Nigeria went into the break leading.

Manchester City's Oleksandr Zinchenko scored the first goal for Ukraine in the 78th minute before Roman Yaremchuk restored parity in the 80th minute for the match to end 2-2.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen completed a mega move to French club Lille joining the Ligue 1 side from Belgian side Sporting Charleroi.

The 20-year-old has signed a 5-year contract with Les Dogues and replaces Rafael Leao in LOSC’s squad as the Portuguese completed a €35m move to AC Milan.

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