Nigeria lost 1-0 to Algeria in an international friendly played on Friday in Austria.
It was the first game the Super Eagles were playing this year, with te entire football calender disrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Gernot Rohr despite withdrawals and injuries named a fairly strong side to face the Desert Foxes.
However, it was the African champions who took an early.
Ramy Bensebaini tucked away a rebound after Maduka Okoye has pushed an effort away, to score the only goal of the game.
Nigeria will play their next friendly on Tuesday against another North African side, Tunisia.