The Super Eagles will go head to head against North Africa football giants Algeria on November 12 in Uyo in one of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers with a good record over the their opponent.
Records show that both sides have met in competitive fixtures 17 times, while Nigeria has beaten Algeria eight times, with the North African team earning victory six times, as they both settled for a draw three times.
Algeria has lost to Nigeria in their last five meetings, while the 2013 African champions have not lost to Algeria in their last seven meetings.
According to the record released by the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday, Nigeria last lost to Algeria on March 16, 1990 – 1-0 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
The first fixture between both teams ended on a 2-2 draw during an African Games on January 10, 1973.
With the record, and the fact that Nigeria tops the table after one round of games – beating Zambia 2-1, the Super Eagles have the better chance in November, while their opponent play the underdog.