Super Eagles Report Cards: Young Stars Iwobi, Iheanacho Rise To The Occasion, Aina & Omeruo Good Shift
Published: November 14, 2017
Super Eagles Report Cards: Young Stars Iwobi, Iheanacho Rise To The Occasion, Aina & Omeruo Good ShiftArsenal striker Alex Iwobi's brace and additional tallies from Kelechi Iheanacho and Brian Idowu saw Nigeria come from behind to beat Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly staged at the Krasnodar Stadium on Tuesday night.

So how did the players rate? This is the verdict from's national team expert :

Daniel Akpeyi: Poor game. He was at fault for one of the goals. 5/10

Shehu Abdullahi: The former Kano Pillars put in a good show. 5.5/10

Ola Aina: He tried his best and attacked when needed. 5.5/10

Leon Balogun: The Mainz defender led the defence very well. 6/10

Chidozie Awaziem: Awaziem went astray at some stage in the first half but put in a great shift in the second period. 6/10

William Troost Ekong: The former Gent star wasn't overshadowed by the huge occasion. 6.5/10

Wilfred Ndidi: Ndidi covered well in front of the backline. He was involved in one of the goals.7/10

John Ogu: Another box to box performance. 6/10

John Obi Mikel: The Super Eagles skipper linked up well with his teammates when needed. 6/10

Kelechi Iheanacho: When Nacho plays his A game he produces the goods. A goal and a quality assist warmed him to the hearts of the ever demanding Super Eagles once again. 9/10

Alex Iwobi: Wow! A brace to cap a Grade A friendly. One can't ask for more. The Arsenal youngster tormented the opposition with his tricks. 9/10


Francis Uzoho: The young goalkeeper showed why he is highly rated in Spain. His composure and reflexes is something that the Eagles technical handlers should take note of. 7/10

Brian Idowu: What a debut! A goal and solid performance. 7/10

Tyronne Ebuehi: The Dutch based defender kept an high line when he came on. 6/10

Ahmed Musa: The pacy forward was full of running. 6.5/10

Kenneth Omeruo: The Chelsea loanee offered experience in a substitute appearance. 5.5/10

Kayode Olarenwaju: Didn't spend much time on the pitch to be rated.

Abayomi Ademetan

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