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Matches

31/07/2011
5:0 (2:0)
  • Edafe EGBEDI (8' 39')
  • Abdul AJAGUN (47')
  • Olarenwaju KAYODE (53')
  • Ahmed MUSA (76')

Summary

Five-star Nigeria spoil Guatemala's debut

Nigeria thrashed tournament debutants Guatemala 5-0, with the finishing prowess of Edafe Egbedi and an inspired performance from winger Ahmed Musa troubling the Central American defence.

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Line-up

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21
2
2
5
4
6
5
7
6
9
7
10
8
13
9
15
15
18
18
20
20

Substitute(s)

16
1
21
12
3
10
4
13
8
14
12
16
14
17
17
19
19
3
11
11

Coaches

John OBUH (NGA)
(PAR) Ever ALMEIDA

Officials

Referee: Robert SCHOERGENHOFER (AUT)Assistant Referee 1: Alain HOXHA (AUT)Assistant Referee 2: Mario STRUDL (AUT)Fourth official: Jose BUITRAGO (COL)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 131)


Latest Comments:
EAGLEKING1
14/08/2011 at 17:07
EAGLEKING1 (England)
Gentlemen you have done well thus far. Tonight you face the French in the 1/4 final. We know that you have prepared adequately for this match and we will be watching and praying for your victory. GOd Bless you all.
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EAGLEKING1
03/08/2011 at 15:27
EAGLEKING1 (England)
Flying Eagles started well. A win against Croatia tonight will ensure qualification but we need to win the group so that we can play the runners up in group C. Come on Flying Eagles don let us down.
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Canada-Mom
03/08/2011 at 15:02
Canada-Mom (Canada)
Egbedi deserves a recognition by putting his name on the top goals under players statistics.
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Statistics

21Shots14
5Corner kicks7
1Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
61%Possession (%)39%
  • Fans of Guatemala show their colors during the FIFA U-20 World Cup
  • Fans of Guatemala show their colors
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  • Nigeria players and coach Jonh Obuh (L) celebrate a goal against Guatemala
  • Nigeria players and coach Jonh Obuh (L) celebrate a goal against Guatemala during their FIFA World C
  • Edafe Egbedi of Nigeria celebrates his goal with team mates during the
"We knew that it was going to be hard match for us and we knew that Nigeria would rely on their fast players," Guatemala coach Ever Almeida.