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23/08/2008
0:1 (0:0)
  • Angel DI MARIA (58')

Summary

Angel delivers Argentina gold
A lone goal from Angel Di Maria saw Argentina pick up their second straight Olympic gold, beating Nigeria 1-0 in Beijing on Saturday. More »

Line-up

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18
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2
4
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5
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6
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9
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10
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11
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14
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15
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16

Substitute(s)

7
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7
15
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16
9
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13
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22

Coaches

Samson SIASIA (NGA)
(ARG) Sergio BATISTA

Officials

Referee: Viktor KASSAI (HUN)Assistant Referee 1: Gabor EROS (HUN)Assistant Referee 2: Tibor VAMOS (HUN)Fourth official: Damir SKOMINA (SVN)

  • Angel Di Maria, oro olímpico
  • Argentina, Nigeria and Brasil stand at the podium in Beijing at the end of the Olympic Football Tournament in Beiing
  • Beijing was the venue of the Olympig Games final in 2008, where Argentina won the gold medal
  • Argentinian players celebrate their victory at the Olympic Games 2008 after defeating Nigeria in the final
  • Players enter the Bird's Nest before the Olympic Men's final between Nigeria and Argentina
  • Diego Armando Maradona poses with the Nigerian players
"Winning gold today is very important for us, along with our two FIFA U-20 World Cup wins in 2005 and 2007. Our young players did very well," Argentina coach Sergio Batista