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Match 47 Cheonan - CHEONAN
Rain
02 September
0:2 (0:2)
  • Lukman HARUNA (33' PEN)
  • Macauley CHRISANTUS (45'+2)

Referee Matthew BREEZE (AUS)

Summary

Nigeria maintain excellent progress

Nigeria maintain excellent progress

Nigeria are through to the semi-finals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 after defeating Argentina 2-0 at the Cheonan Sports Complex on Sunday 2 September. The Africans now meet Germany or England for a place in the Final. Argentina had the best of the early exchanges in a closely-fought and occasionally physical first half. Nigeria keeper Oladele Ajiboye saved Alexis Machuca's driven ...

Highlights

Line-up

ARG
NGA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Miguel Angel TOJO (ARG)
(NGA) Yemi TELLA
Officials
  • Referee: Matthew BREEZE (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Matthew CREAM (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Jim OULIARIS (AUS)
  • Fourth official: Bertrand LAYEC (FRA)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Nigeria - Argentina
  • Argentina - Nigeria
  • Argentina - Nigeria

Quotes

Yemi Tella (NGA), Nigeria coach
"I'm incredibly happy and give thanks to God for everything. Argentina were a lot tougher to beat than the result suggests. They were at their most dangerous from set pieces, but we were very well prepared for that. We'll take whoever comes as our next opponents. "

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    STATISTICS
    ArgentinaStatisticsNigeria
    13Shots23
    8Corner kicks9
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    47%Possession (%)53%