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10/08/2008
2:1 (0:0)
  • Victor OBINNA (58')
  • Victor ANICHEBE (74')
  • Yohei TOYODA (79')

Summary

Obinna spurs Nigeria revival
Brescia's Victor Obinna scored one and set up another as Nigeria beat Japan 2-1 in Tianjin to move to the top of Group B. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Samson SIASIA (NGA)
(JPN) Yasuharu SORIMACHI

Officials

Referee: Masoud MORADI (IRN)Assistant Referee 1: Hassan KAMRANIFAR (IRN)Assistant Referee 2: Luay SUBHI (IRQ)Fourth official: Khalil AL GHAMDI (KSA)

  • Solomon Okoronkwo of Nigeria (R) helps Japan's Masato Morishige to his feet.
  • Nigeria coach Samson Siasia issues instructions from the bench.
  • Peter Odemwingie of Nigeria (R) in action against Japan.
  • Japan's Takuya Honda (L) attempts to tackle Solomon Okoronkwo of Nigeria.
  • Nigeria's Solomon Okoronkwo celebrates
  • Forward of Japan Shinji Okawaki (C) fights for the ball with midfielder Ebenezer Ajilore of Nigeria
"We're not afraid of anyone, we just want to go out and get the job done," Samson Siasia, Nigeria coach.