In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 14th, October, 2020

Iheanacho Scores As Tunisia Maintain Eagles In Austria

Iheanacho Scores As Tunisia Hold Eagles In Austria

Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho


Nigerian star, Kelechi Iheanacho scored because the Tremendous Eagles drew with Tunisia in a pleasant on the Austrian metropolis of St. Veit an der Glan on Tuesday.


Which means the Tremendous Eagles has drawn one and misplaced one in all their two friendlies in Austria, after the 1-Zero loss to Algeria in Klagenfurt on Friday.


Striker Iheanacho obtained the ball contained in the field together with his again to objective within the 21st minute, however the Leicester Metropolis man turned, regardless of shut consideration from the Tunisian defence, to fireplace into the highest proper nook, for the opening objective of the sport.


The Tremendous Eagles ought to have gone forward 2-Zero within the 28th minute after captain Ahmed Musa was introduced down contained in the field by Tunisia goalkeeper Ben Mustapha.


However the shotstopper redeemed himself, saving the resultant penalty kick from Iheanacho.


The Nigerians would rue the penalty miss after right-back Mohamed Drager slotted in a go contained in the field, heading off Moses Simon, for his first worldwide objective, simply earlier than the break.


Iheanacho’s header from Simon’s nook went inches extensive two minutes after the break, because the Eagles hunted for the lead.


Either side shared possession however failed to search out the winner on the three,000 capability stadium.


It was an improved efficiency from the Eagles, following the torpid show towards Algeria, with regulars Iheanacho, Musa, Simon and Kenneth Omeruo returning to the beginning line up.

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Sparta Rotterdam keeper Maduka Okoye additionally retained his spot after his spectacular outing towards the Algerians, whereas Kevin Akpoguma made his first begin.


Genk striker Cyriel Dessers and CSKA ahead Chidera Ejuke made their debuts, approaching as substitutes with lower than 20 minutes to play.


In the long run, Okoye ensured the tie led to a stalemate with a formidable one-hand save, tipping off Drager’s chip on the sting of the field over the put up, with seconds left.


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