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Summary

Nigeria through as Tahiti tumble
Nigeria kept up their nerve in a do-or-die final match of Group C at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, beating Tahiti 4-1 to move on to the quarter-finals. More »

Line-up

1
1
3
3
5
6
6
7
9
10

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
2
4
9
7
11
8
4
10
5
11
8

Coaches

Teva ZAVERONI (TAH)
(NGA) Audu ADAMU

Officials

Referee: DE MORAES Ivo (BRA)Second referee: RODRIGUEZ Juan (ARG)Third referee: BENTANCOR Javier (URU)Timekeeper: DE LA ROSA Rene (CHI)

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Statistics

41Shots28
8Corner kicks3
7Overheads1
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
47%Possession (%)53%
  • Teva Zaveroni (L) and Raimana Li Fung Kuee (R) of Tahiti and Musa Najare of Nigeria battle for the ball
  • Teva Zaveroni (L) and Ogbonnaya Okemmiri of Nigeria battle for the ball
  • Steven Bennett of Tahiti battles for the ball with Musa Najare of Nigeria
  • Victor Tale of Nigeria celebrates scoring a goal with a back flip
  • Victor Tale of Nigeria celebrates scoring a goal with a back flip
  • Angelo Tchen of Tahiti is helped up by Bartholomew Ibenegbu of Nigeria
"I said at the start of the tournament that we would qualify for the second stage. We’ve come on in leaps and bounds since the start of the competition. That’s also because, not having a national league, we knew that we would improve from match to match," Audu Adamu, Nigeria coach.
TeamMPGFGAPts
RUS32079
NGA313126
TAH36113
VEN38170

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