Samson Siasia, Nigeria coach
"I told my lads just to go out and win the game, and score as many goals as they could. We created any number of chances, but yet again, we've not taken enough of them. That's been our problem ever since we got here. We should have won by a lot more. But reaching the next round is out of our hands now. At the end of the day, all we can do is wait and see whether today's victory was enough."
Lionel Charbonnier, Tahiti coach
"The standards at this World Cup are very high. It's a lot faster than we're used to. On top of that, you're mercilessly punished for every mistake. That was the difference between us and Nigeria today, and it was the difference when we played Spain and Venezuela. We're a small country, and still a long way off the highest levels in the world game. But we've learned important lessons for the future of the game in Tahiti."