Summary

Nigeria edge out Venezuela
Isiaka Olawale and Victor Tale each scored twice as Nigeria recorded a 5-3 victory over Venezuela to give themselves a real chance of reaching the quarter-finals. More »

Line-up

1
12
7
3
8
6
9
7
11
10

Substitute(s)

12
1
2
2
3
9
4
11
5
4
6
5
10
8

Coaches

Roberto CAVALLO (VEN)
(NGA) Audu ADAMU

Officials

Referee: AROSEMENA Oscar (PAN)Second referee: PADO Hugo (SOL)Third referee: MEDINA Michael (NED)Timekeeper: BENTANCOR Javier (URU)

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Statistics

40Shots33
4Corner kicks9
3Overheads3
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
63%Possession (%)37%
  • Ronald Perez of Venezuela challenges Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria
  • Nigeria players sing the national anthem
  • Cesar Vazquez of Venezuela and Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria battle for the ball
  • Gian Luca Cardone of Venezuela and Musa Najare of Nigeria battle for the ball
  • Miguel Centeno of Venezuela and Isiaka Olawale of Nigeria battle for the ball
  • Francisco Landeta (L) and Pedro Romero (C) of Venezuela and Bartholomew Ibenegbu of Nigeria battle for the ball
"All we’ve got left to play for in the next game is pride, and to be honest I was expecting more from this World Cup," Venezuela coach Roberto Cavallo.
TeamMPGFGAPts
RUS32079
NGA313126
TAH36113
VEN38170

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