Matches

12/11/2009
1:3 (0:1)
  • BORJA (83')
  • Stanley OKORO (30')
  • Sani EMMANUEL (61' 71')

Summary

Stylish Nigeria stroll past Spain

Nigeria took a step closer to their fourth U-17 world title with a stunning 3-1 win over Spain in Lagos to book a final date with the Swiss.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Gines MELENDEZ (ESP)
(NGA) John OBUH

Officials

Referee: Ravshan IRMATOV (UZB)Assistant Referee 1: Rafael ILYASOV (UZB)Assistant Referee 2: Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV (KGZ)Fourth official: Carlos AMARILLA (PAR)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 130)


Latest Comments:
AUTCHMAN144
14/11/2009 at 00:02
AUTCHMAN144 (Nigeria)
a good 1 4 nigeria. d cup's staying home. notice nigeria has lost only 4 matches in history of u-17 football, & r unbeaten in 13 matches dating back to mikel's class of 2003. that record wud b carried to mexico in 2011!
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nislam80
13/11/2009 at 19:36
nislam80 (Bangladesh)
Congrats to Nigeria and Switzerland, both the team seems to be very strong for winning this u-17 world cup. Great performance by the youths of Nigeria, it will be a great final match for so sure.
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billionaire0
13/11/2009 at 15:14
billionaire0 (Nigeria)
Was there a cut in power supply after the match or what was that black out all about?
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Statistics

13Shots22
8Corner kicks3
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
52%Possession (%)48%
  • Isco (C) of Spain and Amos Izuchukuwu (L) and Terry Envoh of Nigeria
  • Sani Emmanuel (4th L) of Nigeria celebrates with his team mates after scoring
  • Teams of Spain and Nigeria walk from the dressing rooms
  • Head Coach of Nigeria John Obuh shouts instructions
  • Sani Emmanuel of Nigeria celebrates his first goal with Terry Envoh and Stanley Okoroduring
  • Sani Emmanuel of Nigeria scores

"Now we have to play Switzerland in the final and today everyone has seen for themselves just how much quality they have. We are going to have to give it absolutely everything against them. But we are working as hard as we can to win the world title, and we are ready to give our all to keep the trophy here." John Obuh, Nigeria coach