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Match 28 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
weatherCode10
08 September
10:8 a.e.t. (3:1, 2:4, 3:3, 2:0)
  • ANDRE (9'02", 10'43", 11'43", 29'08", 36'12")
  • ANDERSON (15'51")
  • BURU (23'53")
  • JORGINHO (32'30")
  • BENJAMIN (33'46")
  • BRUNO (36'47" PEN)
  • Musa NAJARE (9'05")
  • Bartholomew IBENEGBU (12'43", 15'48", 17'08", 35'16")
  • James OKWUOSA (14'47", 34'29")
  • Victor TALE (35'28")

Referee Alexander BEREZKIN (RUS)

Summary

Brazil outlast brave Nigerians

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. The South Americans started the brighter of the two sides and amassed a 3-1 lead at the close of the first period. Andre opened the scoring in the ninth minute before Musa Najare drew level for the ...

Highlights

Line-up

BRA
NGA
Substitute(s)
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)
  • : BENTANCOR Javier (URU)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Absent

Photos

  • 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
  • Musa Najare of Nigeria in action
  • Buru (#11) of Brazil speaks to his team mates
  • Victor Tale of Nigeria challenges Buru of Brazil

Quotes

"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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    STATISTICS
    BrazilStatisticsNigeria
    55Shots39
    9Corner kicks5
    0Yellow cards3
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    55%Possession (%)45%