Afterward super Eagles of Nigeria came from two goals down to trash Argentina on Tuesday in a 6-goal thriller in Russia on Tuesday.
Meanwhile goals from Banega and Manchester city’s forward, Kun Aguero, put the Messi-less Argentine side ahead in the first 36 minutes.
But the Super Eagles fought back brilliantly.
Furthermore in the 44th minute, Leicester forward Kelechi Iheanacho began Nigeria’s fightback with a curling free kick that beat the Argentine’s goalkeeper.
Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi grabbed a brace. He score in the 52nd and 73rd minute.
Brian Idowu had scored Eagles’ third goal in the 54th minute.
Meanwhile the Super Eagles on Tuesday defeated the Argentine national team, 4-2, in a friendly match.
The game, in preparation for the Russia 2018 World Cup, was played in Krasnodar, Russia.
The Argentines, parading star players like Sergio Aguero, Javier Mascherano and Angel Di Maria, scored the first two goals of the game.
Argentina shot into the lead courtesy of goals from Ever Banega in the 28th minute and Sergio Aguero moments after.
Ihenacho scored a superb free-kick on 44 minutes of the first half to reduce the tally to 2-1.
Meanwhile The Eagles soared back to life in the second half when Iwobi equalised in the 52nd minute to make it 2-2.
Nevertheless newly invited Brian Idowu made it 3-2 for Nigeria in the 54th minute of the game while Iwobi scored his second goal of the game to make it 4-2 and seal the victory for Nigeria.