By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Nigeria on Friday evening misplaced their second Group B recreation of the six-a-side Star Sixes Soccer event for nationwide group legends in London, studies Completesportsnigeria.com.
The group captained by Austin Jay Jay Okocha, who pipped China Three-2 with Daniel Amokachi and Aiyegbeni scoring of their first recreation on Thursday, had been defeated 2-1 by Italy on the O2 Enviornment.
Italy’s Alessandro Del Piero scored first within the recreation whereas Stefano Fiore scored the second for the Azzurri.
Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored Nigeria’s objective and his third of the event with seven minutes left on the clock.
By the way, Nigeria additionally misplaced 2-1 to Italy on the 1994 World Cup in the US of America when Okocha and Daniel Amokachi had been within the Tremendous Eagles group.
The Nigerians will face Brazil of their final Group recreation on Saturday.
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