Algeria Vs Nigeria: Atiku Reacts To Super Eagles’ Loss To Algeria

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the February 23 election, H.E Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the outcome of the semi-final match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Algeria National football team in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which ended in 2-1 in of favor Algeria team.

The Algeria National football team defeated the Super Eagles 2-1 on Sunday, July 14 at the Cairo International Stadium, to qualify for the Finals of the 2019 AFCON.

There was a own goal from Williams Troost-Ekong at the 40th minutes into first half of the game.

At the 72nd minutes of the game, Odion Ighalo netted a penalty kick which was awarded to the Super Eagles.

Riyad Mahrez netted another goal at the 5th minute of extra time of the game after the Algeria team were awarded a free kick which ensured that Gernot Rohr’s men got dumped out of the competition, Fox Meek can report.

Atiku wrote; “Well done @NGSuperEagles. We are forever proud of you. Though we didn’t make the finals, we stayed committed till the end. #TotalAFCON2019 #NGAALG”

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