Sunday, 26 May 2013
Live Blog from South Africa-Nigeria 2 Vs. Ethiopia 0
Nigeria Vs. Ethiopia in a crucial match today in South Africa
7:00 PM-00"-Kick off by Nigeria
3:58"-Mikel Obi brought down-Nigeria gets a free kick but a wide header misses goal
15:09"- Ethiopia missesfree kick
15: 39"- Ethiopia misses corner kick
16: 43"- Etiopia get goal kick
18:33"- Free kick to Nigeria
20:07"- Another free kick for Nigeria in the midfield area
20:36"- 1st yellow card issued against Ethiopian player
21: 33-Free kick to be taken by Nigeria, headed wide out of the goal area
22:22"- Ethiopia gets a corner kick, misses goal
23: 13-Goal kick by Nigeria
24:22"- Echejile kicks wide at goal after a nice pass from Ike Uche
28: 53"-Goal kick for Ethiopian side
29: 54"- Ethiopia's impressive play near goal
30: 50" -Nigeria gets a free kick
31: 18"- Ethiopia regains ball control and torments Nigerian side
32:37"- Ogude charge leads to free kick for Ethiopia
33:25"- Nigeria regains control of ball, Uche lays a good one for Emenike.
34:00"- A corner kick almost giving Nigeria its first goal was parried by Ethiopian keeper
36:06"- Corner kick for Nigeria
36:51-Corner kick taken
37:21"- Ethiopian goal keeper saves a throwing from Nigeria
38:12"-shot at goal is saved
38:40-Ethiopia gets a free kick
39:49-Ethiopia wins a corner kick
40:20-Ethiopia puts more pressure on Nigeria
42:00-Free kick for Nigeria
43:37"- Another free kick for Nigeria as Emenike is taken down
45:00"-Omeruo shot at goal is saved
2 minutes extra
HALF TIME -Nigeria 0-Ethiopia 0
50:00"- Ethiopian player back in play, two goal attempts in quick succession
51:26- Nigeria gets a corner kick. Kick headed over the bar.
53:00-Nigeria's corner kick is headed off target again.
53:45"- Ethiopia gets a free kick awarded close to the Nigerian 18' yard. Quick deflection leads to another kick awarded to Ethiopia.
55:52- Enyeama saves the corner kick.
59: 02"-Disappointing play by the Nigerian side
60: 23"- Nigeria wins a free kick
61:29- Free kick by Nigeria is saved
62:00" Nigerian player gets a yellow card and a fre kick goes to Ethiopia
62:47"- Fegor Ogude gets a yellow card
64: 18"-Corner kick
64:4"- Ikechukwu Uche is replaced with Ahmed Musa.
65:04- Shot at goal is saved by Ethiopian goal keeper
67:25"- Ethiopia makes a substitution
72:37"- Ahmed Musa kicks a weak one over the Ethiopian goal bar
73: 34"- Nigeria gets a free kick
73"_-Burkina Faso0- Zambia 0
75"- Emenike is replaced with Brown Ideye
77: 44"- Nigeria gets a penalty
PENALTY kick to be taken by Victor Moses
79; 000"- Nigeria scores a penalty
85: 53-Another penalty and red card to Ethiopian goal keeper, Sisay banchu.
Ethiopia is down to 10 men
Victor Moses to take penalty kick
89: 35" - Victor Moses scores a second goal via penalty!
90: 00"- Yobo replaces John Mikel Obi
Zambia is out of the tournament
Burkina Fasso qualifies top of GROUP 'C'
Nigeria wil stay back here to play against Cote D'Ivoire in the quarter fianls.
FULL TIME: Nigeria 2- Ethiopia 0