Nigeria vs Mozambique: Match Preview as Super Eagles chase first win in 15 matches vs Mambas

Iheanacho was a standout as the Super Eagles played out a 2-2 draw with Saudi Arabia and will aim to score against Mozambique - X/Super Eagles


Super Eagles of Nigeria played out a 2-2 draw with Saudi Arabia

Nigeria vs Mozambique: Match Preview as Super Eagles chase first win in 15 matches vs Mambas

Izuchukwu Akawor 09:01 - 16.10.2023

All you need to know about the friendly match between Nigeria Super Eagles and the Mambas of Mozambique.

The Nigeria Super Eagles will continue their quest to end their 15-match winless streak in friendlies when they take on fellow African nation Mozambique on Monday.

Both nations will go head-to-head at the same venue in Portugal where the Super Eagles played out a four-goal thriller against the Green Falcons of Saudi Arabia on Friday.

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Nigeria Super Eagles' poor run

Despite a rich footballing history, Jose Peseiro’s Super Eagles have flattered to deceive in warm-up matches.

In their recent encounters, results have been marked by draws and defeats, having drawn seven and lost eight of the previous 15.

Friday's friendly match between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia ended in a 2-2 stalemate at the Estadio Municipal de Portimao, much like their previous meeting in May 2010. X/Super Eagles

The Super Eagles did come close to ending that poor run in their last match against Saudi Arabia, but a late free kick from the Falcons denied Peseiro a first international friendly win.

With Mozambique on the horizon, Nigeria has another chance to try to turn the tide in its favour.

Mozambique to test Nigeria

While Nigeria looks to return to winning ways, the Mambas will not be a stroll in the park for Peseiro’s men in Portugal.

Angola held Mozambique to a 1-1 draw in a friendly game on Friday at the Estadio Municipal de Albufeira and will now take on the Super Eagles of Nigeria - Imago

The Mambas are unbeaten in their last three matches, having won two and drawn the other. They will be determined to go all out against the Eagles.

Nigeria and Mozambique four times, with the Super Eagles winning three of the previous four meetings. The Eagles hope their dominance in this clash will inspire them to an expected win.

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