In an international friendship played in Austria on Friday Nigeria loses 1-0 against Algeria.
It was the first game to be played this year by Super Eagles with the whole soccer calendar disturbed by the pandemic of Coronavirus
Gernot Rohr named a rather strong side to the Desert Foxes despite withdrawals and injuries.
The African champions did, however, take it early.
After Maduka Okoye made an effort to score the only goal, Ramy Bensebaini tucked away a rebound.
Nigeria is playing its next North African friendly side, Tunisia, on Tuesday.