Matches

16/08/2008
2:0 (1:0)
  • Peter ODEMWINGIE (44')
  • Victor OBINNA (82' PEN)

Summary

Nigeria book last-four date

Goals from Peter Odemwingie and Victor Obinna earned Nigeria a 2-0 win over Côte d'Ivoire and a semi-final appointment with Belgium.

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Line-up

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Coaches

Samson SIASIA (NGA)
(FRA) Gerard GILI

Officials

Referee: Masoud MORADI (IRN)Assistant Referee 1: Hassan KAMRANIFAR (IRN)Assistant Referee 2: Luay SUBHI (IRQ)Fourth official: Jerome DAMON (RSA)

  • Nigeria's Victor Obinna (L) celebrates with teammate Efe Ambrose (R) after scored
  • Nigerian players celebrate after scoring against Ivory Coast at The Olympics Games Beijing 2008
  • Peter Odemwingie (R) of Nigeria vies with Brou Angoua (L) of Ivory Coast during Olympics Games
  • Nigeria's Efe Ambrose (#15), Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi (2nd R) and Victor Obinna (R) celebrate
  • Nigeria played Côte d' Ivoire in the quarter-final clash at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Center Stadium
  • Nigeria played Côte d' Ivoire in the quarter-final clash at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Center Stadium

"Today, for one of the first times my players played to instruction and I'm actually very pleased with them. I'm glad we won and I'm glad we're going to the semi-finals," Samson Siasia, Nigeria coach