SUPERB! Eagles’ Ratings In 1-0 Win Against Egypt – AFCON 2021 Group « CmaTrends



The Super Eagles sealed a powerful win in opposition to the Pharaohs of Egypt of their AFCON 2021 Group D opening recreation on the Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua on Tuesday.

Following the spectacular efficiency and effectively deserved win, Completesports right here appraises the Austine Eguavoen’s males, player-by- participant on a scale of 1 to 10, in opposition to the seven-time African champions.

Maduka Okoye (7)

Made a well timed cease along with his foot to disclaim Mohamed Salah who beat the offside lure.

Other than that likelihood didn’t actually had a lot to do within the recreation as he commanded his space effectively.

Ola Aina (7)

Was a relentless menace on the proper aspect with marauding runs and harmful crosses which was not taken benefit of.

Aside his attacking threats he carried out his defensive duties effectively.

William Troost-Ekong (7)

Had a shaky begin however recovered effectively to marshal the protection line.

Made an necessary clearance from a harmful cross with Egyptian gamers ready to pounce.

Kenneth Omeruo (7)

Just like Troost-Ekong, did effectively in coping with any menace from the Egyptian assault.

Unfortunately, he needed to go off after sustaining an harm.

Zaidu Sanusi (7)

The left-back did very effectively in taking good care of Mohamed Salah who needed to change wings after being pissed off.

Joe Aribo (7)

Provided the help for Iheanacho to place Nigeria forward with a intelligent header.

Worked his socks off in conserving the midfield tight and helped the Eagles maintain on to their lead.

Wilfred Ndidi (7)

Another participant who put within the shift within the midfield to comprise the artful Egyptians.

Faded within the closing stage of the sport because the Egyptians beginning dominating.

Kelechi Iheanacho (8)

Scored one of many targets of the match with an outstanding strike which proved to be the winner.

Was deservedly named Man of the Match for his good effort.

Moses Simon (7)

Kept the Egyptians verry busy within the first half and within the early a part of the second half along with his runs and dribbling.

Was later changed deep into stoppage time after a powerful exhibiting.

Samuel Chukwueze (6)

Wasn’t certainly one of his finest efficiency for the Eagles as he struggled to impose himself within the recreation.

Was later changed with lower than 20 minutes remaining within the recreation.

Taiwo Awoniyi (7)

Almost marked his AFCON debut with a header from a decent angle however was denied by an excellent save by the Egyptian keeper.

Had to get replaced by operating the Egyptian protection ragged.


Chidera Ejuke (6)

Was introduced in so as to add chew to the assault however was the architect of two wasted efforts which might have killed off the Egyptians.

Umar Sadiq (6)

Made his Eagles debut after approaching for Awoniyi however didn’t do a lot to place strain on the opponent’s again line.

Semi Ajayi (6)

Was introduced on for the injured Omeruo for his AFCON debut and slotted in effectively as he helped the Eagles to see out the win by conserving the Egyptian assault at bay.

Kelechi Nwakali (6)

Another participant who made his Eagles debut in opposition to Egypt after approaching for Iheanacho.

Did his personal bit in conserving the midfield tight because the Egyptians got here out looking for the equaliser.

Alex Iwobi (Not rated)

Came on late within the stoppage time for Moses Simon and helped the Eagles to the end line.

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