Argentina Media Rate Moses Nigeria’s Best Performer


A section of the sports media in Argentina has rated Chelsea right wing-back, Victor Moses as the Super Eagles best player in their 1-0 loss to Czech Republic on Wednesday.

Though many Nigerian fans believes Moses performer below expectation, Argentina sports daily, Ole awarded him 6.5 marks from ten, and tagged him Nigeria’s best player on the pitch , but concluded that he did not get enough support from his teammates.

”His performance went from low to high and he became the figure of the Africans. He took charge of the ball, put together a game and distributed with a lot of class. He is the engine,” the report read in part.

Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi was Nigeria’s second best outfield player with a score of 5.5, but the verdict about him read: ”In the first half he did not feel comfortable and did not find the ball. But in the second half he improved.’’

Francis Uzoho was rated 6 while second-half substitutes Tyronne Ebuehi and Elderson Echiejile were the defenders with the best rating, 5.

Nigeria will take on Argentina in a potential decider on June 26 during the World Cup and the South Americans monitored proceedings from the Rudolf-Tonn-Stadion (Schwechat) to know much more about their third rivals in Russia.


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