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Overview

Match summary

Ideye leads Nigeria over Ticos

Victoria's packed Royal Athletic Park saw 2005 finalists Nigeria get their Group F campaign off to a winning start with an end-to-end 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on 1 July.

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Statistics

Ball possession
57
%
43

Attempts

23Attempts10
6On-Target2
15Off-Target7

Disciplinary

19Fouls Committed7
2Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

8Corners3
0Offsides1
19Free kicks8
0Saves0

Line-ups

Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
12
(GK) 49'
(GK)
(C)
8
(C)
10
69'
66'
81'
15
84'
17
20
84'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK) 49'
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
66'
69'
11
84'
13
84'
81'
16
18
19
CoachCoach
Ladan BOSSO (NGA)Geovanni ALFARO (CRC)

Match Facts

Victoria

SSI Err

Royal Athletic Park

SSI Err

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 23° CTemperature
  • 4 m/sWind
  • 66 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Peter O LEARY
    New Zealand
    New ZealandNZL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Brent BEST (NZL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Kaloata CHILIA (VAN)
  • Fourth official: Paul WARD (CAN)

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