Super Eagles of Nigeria have lost their first match in 2020 to the African Champions, Algeria.
Ramy Bensebaini 6th minute tap-in made the different as Dessert Foxes keep their unbeaten intact after 19 matches.
Failure to come into the game in the early minutes of the international friendly game against a well organized team like Dessert Foxes cost the three time African champion, back to back loss to the North Africans.
Samson Tijani and Sanusi Zaidu made their Super Eagles debuts.
Nigeria will face Carthage Eagles of Tunisia next Tuesday.
Nigeria who are ranked 29th in the world need to win Tunisia so as not to move down the ladder in world rankings