Children in Algeria are now ridiculing the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the late goal they conceded against the Foxes in the AFCON 2019 semifinal.
It was a disappointing and heartbreaking night for the Super Eagles and Nigerians after Manchester City skipper Riyad Mahrez broke their hearts with a stunning free kick late goal.
Super Eagles defender William Ekong scored an own goal in the first half to give Algeria a 1-0 lead before striker Odion Ighalo equalised for Nigeria through a penalty.
Odion Ighalo’s goal made Nigerians happy and they were expecting the match to extend into an extra time before Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi committed a foul on one Algerian player.
The referee had no other choice than to give Algeria a free kick in the stoppage time in which Riyad Mahrez stepped up to put his nation on a lead.
Mahrez’s goal sent Algeria to the final of the AFCON 2019 where they will face Senegal while Nigeria will battle withTunisia in what is called the losers finals.
However, photos have been trending on social media of Algerian kids practicing the free kick that was scored by Mahrez so as to mock the Super Eagles and is very hilarious.
They centered on the point where one Nigerian player lied on the floor to stop the ball from scoring if Mahrez had Carpeted the ball.
check the photo below: