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)
•John Mikel Obi
On the bench are:
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