Nigeria vs Algeria
2018 FIFA World Qualifiers – CAF.
Date: Saturday, 12th November 2016..
Kick-off at 16:00 UK/ 17:00 WAT
Venue: Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
Super Eagles of Nigeria host the desert warriors of Algeria in one of match day 2 Africa 2018 World Cup qualifiers most anticipated clash.
Nigeria started their world qualifiers campaign with a 2-1 away win in Ndola. The super eagles kick start the dreams for a 3rd consecutive World cup ticket with a 2-1 win over Zambia. The 2013 African champions will be going into this game on the back of a strong head to head statistics against the desert warriors in recent games. The Super Eagles are currently ranked 60th in the world and are sited 1st on the group b log with 3 points.
Algeria started their quest for a 5th world cup tickets with a 1 nil draw in Blida. The desert warriors squandered an early half lead to share point with Cameroon in their first game of the qualifiers. Algeria will be going into this game ranked 35th in the world, 25 positions better than their Saturday host. Moreover, the desert warriors sit 2nd on the log and will be tutored by head coach Georges Leeken after Milovan Rajevac resigned in October.
Nigeria vs Algeria: Head to Head Statistics
- Nigeria is on 4 games winning streak, and won 2 of their last 3 competitive games at home
- Algeria currently enjoy 8 games unbeaten run, and haven’t lost 4 competitive away games.
- Nigeria enjoys 5 consecutive wins in the last 5 competitive games with the desert warriors of Algeria.
- The Algerians last defeated the super eagles at the 1990 Africa cup of nations final in Algiers.
Nigeria vs Algeria: Prediction
These two African powers are ready to share more history together. Both sides are coming into this game on the back of steady momentum in the last 3 games. Aside from the managerial issue faced by the desert warriors, both teams can strike each other out strength for strength, and players and players.
To summarize, this games is expected to end in a stalemate with a high probability of a full time score-line of 1-1.
Nigeria vs Algeria: Bet Tips
Full-Time Score: 1-1 at 6.50 (11/2)
Under 2.5 goals at 1.70 (7/10).
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