Super Eagles down to second loss under new coach, Peseiro


Nigeria national football team, Super Eagles lost to Ecuador 0-1 in New Jersey early Friday, their second game under new coach, José Santos Peseiro.

Coach Peseiro’s first outing with the squad was Nigeria 2-1 loss to Mexico in a game of two halves.

The Ecuador game was played at the 25,000–capacity Red Bull Arena in Harrison.

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An early goal by Pervis Estupiñán was enough for the Ecuadorians to win against Nigeria in a match that, apart from the goal, took more than 70 minutes to provide excitement in the penalty area.


Next up for the Super Eagles is a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone, at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Thursday, 9th June.