Matches

05/11/2008
2:2 (1:1)
  • Ebere ORJI (43')
  • Amarachi OKORONKWO (75')
  • KETLEN (35')
  • RAFAELLE (71')

Summary

Draw not enough for Brazil, Nigeria

Brazil and Nigeria played out a pulsating 2-2 draw in Christchurch, which knocked both teams out of the tournament at the group stage.

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Line-up

12
1
3
2
4
3
10
4
11
5
14
6
15
7
16
9
17
15
18
17
20
18

Substitute(s)

1
21
21
12
2
8
5
11
6
13
7
14
13
16
19
19
9
20
8
10

Coaches

Felix IBE UKWU (NGA)
(BRA) Marcos GASPAR

Officials

Referee: Natalia AVDONCHENKO (RUS)Assistant Referee 1: Maria SUKENIKOVA (SVK)Assistant Referee 2: Judit ROMANO (ESP)Fourth official: WANG Jia (CHN)

Statistics

16Shots18
9Corner kicks4
1Yellow cards1
1Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
47%Possession (%)53%
  • The referees trio enters the field before the game between Nigeria and Brazil
  • Brazil's goalkeeper Aline during the game against Nigeria
  • Brazil's coach Marcos Gaspar reacts after the game against Nigeria
  • Brazil's goalkeeper Aline catches the ball
  • Nigeria's Amarachi Okoronkwo gestures
  • Nigeria's goalkeeper Marbel Egwuenu tries to stop a shot

"We only needed one more goal. Now we know that missed opportunities can never be put right," Ebere Orji, Nigeria player