Summary

Brazil outlast brave Nigerians
Brazil had to endure a stiff test in their quarter-final against Nigeria, beating the Beach Eagles 10-8 in extra-time to the reach the last four of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2011 in Ravenna. More »

Line-up

1
1
4
3
6
6
10
7
11
10

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
2
3
9
5
11
7
4
8
5
9
8

Coaches

Alexandre SOARES (BRA)
(NGA) Audu ADAMU

Officials

Referee: BEREZKIN Alexander (RUS)Second referee: MEDINA Michael (NED)Third referee: WINIARCZYK Tomasz (POL)Timekeeper: WONGSUWAN Suwat (THA)Fifth official: BENTANCOR Javier (URU)

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Statistics

55Shots39
9Corner kicks5
8Overheads2
0Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
55%Possession (%)45%
  • Andre of Brazil makes a overhead kick next to Victor Tale of Nigeria
  • Victor Tale of Nigeria celebrates
  • Andre of Brazil celebrates
  • Bartholomew Ibenegbu (#10) of Nigeria celebrates
  • Brazil line up
  • Bartholomew Ibenegbu of Nigeria celebrates

"It was very tough, like a final. In fact, without doubt the first final for us. We played well in the first period, when we scored and had chances. Then in the following periods we left a bit of space and our defence didn’t always function very well," Brazil coach Alexandre Soares.

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