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Star Sixes: Super Eagles legends lose 2 - 1 to Italy legends

Star Sixes: Super Eagles legends lose 2 - 1 to Italy legends

- Yakubu Aiyegbeni's scored a consolation goal as Italy defeated Nigeria

- Alessandro Del Piero and Stefan Fiore scored for the Azzurri at the O2 Arena

- Nigeria defeated China 3 - 2 in first group game, Aiyegbeni with two goals

Nigeria lost 2 - 1 to Italy in their second game at the ongoing Star Sixes tournament in England.

Italy legends opened the scoring thorugh skipper Alessandro Del Piero when he tapped in from close range after Peter Rufai spilled a long range effort in his part.

Star Sixes: Super Eagles legends lose 2 - 1 to Italy legends

Okocha shared a hug with Del Piero at the end of the game. Photo: Star Sixes/Twitter

Stefano Fiore added the second when he fired in from outside the box to put Italy 2 - 0 up against the Super Eagles legends.

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Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored a consolation with just seven minutes to go when he volleyed a looped pass from deep past the goalkeeper.

The goal was AIyegbeni's third in the competition after he scored two against China in the first group game which the Eagles won 3 - 2 at the O2 Arena.

Meanwhile, you can see NAIJ.com's video of the Super Eagles training ahead of the World Cup qualifiers;

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