World Cup Playoff: Ethiopia Vs. Nigeria — LIVE UPDATES

Super Eagles of Nigeria
The Eagles

UPDATE 20: The Eagles finish the job well. They now head to Calabar with a goal advantage. A massive win

UPDATE 19: Nigeria scores! Emenike easily tucked the ball in

UPDATE 18: A penalty for Nigeria after Emenike was pulled down

UPDATE 17: Unlucky Nigeria! The right post bounces off what would have been a spectacular goal by Ahmed Musa

UPDATE 17: Nigeria equalizes! Emenike silences the Ethiopians

UPDATE 16: A substitution for the Eagles. Igiebor comes in for Oduamadi

UPDATES 15: Victor Moses missed another chance at goal

UPDATE 14: Wild jubilation in Ethiopia as an Enyeama blunder gifted the Antelopes the lead

UPDATE 13: Enyeama miscalculating, catching the ball behind the goal line

UPDATE 12: Ethiopia scores!

UPDATE 11: First half ends. Ethiopia 0, Nigeria 0

UPDATE 10: It’s three minutes to the end of the first stanza. There’s still no goal and Nigeria has not posed much of a threat to the Ethiopian side

UPDATE 9: With their brilliant and determined play, the Ethiopians have shown they a force in African football and that their brilliant run in the qualifier was no fluke

UPDATE 8: 31 minutes into the game. Still no goal from either side. The Ethiopia goalkeeper quick to stop an Ahmed Musa kick at goal

UPDATE 7: Rampaging Ethiopia misses a goal by a hairs breadth. Enyeama was clearly beaten and there are suspicion the ball crossed the goal line before it was cleared

UPDATE 6: Enyeama stops the best opportunity by the home side

UPDATE 5: Oduamadi misses a clear chance to put Nigeria ahead

UPDATE 4: 15 minutes into the game, Nigeria is gradually settling into the game

UPDATE 3: Ethiopian No. 17 yellow carded for a foul on Victor Moses, the Liverpool man

UPDATE 2: The Ethiopians are still pressurising the Eagles. Proceedings so far show they are a bundle of skills as well

UPDATE 1: The Super Eagles are under pressure as the Ethiopians appear to be more organised

The match between Ethiopia and Nigeria is underway. 

Below is the team list for Nigeria.

According to the list released through the team’s Media Officer, Ben Alaiya, the first eleven are:

•Vincent Enyeama (Captain)

•Godfrey Oboabona

•Elderson Echejile

•Efe Ambrose

•Azubuike Egwuekwe

•Ahmed Musa

•Emmanuel Emenike

•John Mikel Obi

•Victor Moses

•Nnamdi Oduamadi

•Ogenyi Onazi.

On the bench are:

•John Ogu

•Brown Ideye

•Kwambe Solomon

•Uchenna Nwofor

•James Okwuosa

•Austine Ejide

•Obinna Nsofor

•Sunday Mba

.Nosa Igiebor

•Chigozie Agbim

•Benjamin Francis

•Shola Ameobi.



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  • Gembre

    God Bless Ethiopia!