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Afcon 2019: How Super Eagles flopped against Madagascar - By The Numbers

11:30 IST 01/07/2019
Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Sunday's defeat in Alexandria made Nigeria finish as Group B runners-up behind Nicolas Dupuis' men

  • Nigeria v. Argentina - Ighalo

    Under-firing forwards

    Nigeria found it difficult to trouble the Malagasy's defence and had only a single shot on target in the entire 90 minutes, while the Barea had three efforts on target.
  • Wilfred Ndidi

    Ndidi to the rescue

    None of the attacking trio of Ahmed Musa, Samuel Kalu and Odion Ighalo registered a shot on target in the game. The only shot on target came from second-half substitute Wilfred Ndidi.
  • Ahmed Musa

    Musa the Samaritan

    The Super Eagles lost possession 147 times and Musa was guilty of giving the ball away for the most times (21).
  • Nigeria v. Argentina - Balogun

    Pass masters

    The defensive quartet of Chidozie Awaziem, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun and Ola Aina completed 228 passes, more than the midfielders and attackers.
  • Chidozie Awaziem

    Sluggish defenders

    Troost-Ekong, Balogun and Aina failed to make a single interception during the match, Awaziem was the only defender that made an interception (1).