Toothless Super Eagles crumbled to defeat against Mali


Ademola Lookman dejected after Eagle loss to Mali

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have crumbled to 0-2 defeat to Mali in an international friendly match played at the Grande Stade de Marrakech in Morocco.

It was a bad day for Nigeria as they recorded no shot on goal throughout the duration of the match.

The Malians opened the scoring in the 18th minute of the match through El Bilal Toure, who plies his trade at Atalanta in Italy.

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Cyril Dessers missed a chance to equalise for the Eagles and he threw the ball away: it was Nigeria’s best chance of the match so far in the second half.

Also, Kelechi Iheanacho with a brilliant attempt forced the Malian goalkeeper to make a superb save in the second half.

Kamory Doumbia scored the second goal for Mali in the 87th minute to ensure that the Eagles had no chance of coming back.

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