Nigeria XI vs Ghana: Daniel; Effiong, Seth, Oduduwa, Obanor; Okechukwu, Sokari; Aminu, Etor; Etebo, Ajayi.
FT: Nigeria 2-0 Ghana.
Umar Aminu yellow-carded for playing the freekick without the ref’s whistle sounding.
90- Two minutes added. Dauda for Ghana is injured. Nigeria now win a freekick. Etebo fouled.
88- Ghana’s corner is cleared by Nigeria’s defence. Nigeria 2-0 Ghana.
87- Kingsley Sokari scores a fantastic goal. The Enyimba midfielder exchanges passes with Azubuike then receives the ball again and loops the ball over the head of Richard Ofori.
86- Etebo pounce on a loose ball but is cleared.
85- Oduduwa of Nigeria tackles Adjei strongly to prevent Ghana from equalising
82- Montari stopped by Okechukwu Azubuike in midfield.
80- Emmanuel Danielo clears the ball at the edge of the Nigerian box.
79- Nigeria win a goal kick to deny Ghana a first corner of this game.
75- Ghana flagged offside from a counter but the Nigerians almost scored a second goal-the players just wanted to walk the ball inside the net
73- The Ghana freekick is off target
69- Ghana’s attacker denied a goal scoring chance. Nigeria now lose theirs
68- Austin Oladepo comes in for Etor Daniel. Substitution
67- The Nigerians in possession of the ball. The fans are excited by the passage of play but they lose the ball now. Goalkick to Ghana.
62- Udo’s pass on the near side is saved. He should have crossed the ball.
60- The pace of the game is higher now. Ghana in possession of the ball now.
Nigeria 1-0 Ghana. The Nigerian fans are calling for more goals. Throw-in to Ghana. But Nigeria attack them
55- GOAL. Junior Ajayi scores, getting on the end of Oghenekaro Etebo’s cross
53- Nigeria win a corner. The game is temporarily halted. Sincere is receiving treatment. Etor Daniel’s low shot is disappointing after a one-two exchange of passes with Sokari
52- Excellent cross by Ndifreke Udo but keeper Richard Ofori saves for Ghana.
51- Seth Sincere’s shot is blocked
48- Erhun Obanor fouls Michael Dauda. Freekick to Ghana. Samuel Tertey with the effort. The Ghana players were clever with their plans but it is foiled.
46- Nigeria keeper gathers the ball. Throw-in for Ghana.
45- Ghana kick off the second half.
HT: Nigeria 0-0 Ghana.
45+1- Okechukwu’s pass is poor. Two minutes added time is running out.
45- Nigeria’s corner gets to Etebo but his shot only earns them another corner.
43- Nigeria denied a freekick now, Sokari brought down but denied.
42- Erhun Obanor fires a long range shot. Ball Possession: Nigeria 63- 37 Ghana.
41- Ndifreke Udo receives treatment.
40- Seth Sincere is receiving treatment.
39- Ghana clear Nigeria’s corner.
39- Ghana clear Nigeria’s corner.
36- Ghana defender Mensah, his keeper Ofori and Aminu Umar collide but Ajayi’s effort loops over the bar
Etor of Nigeria flagged offside.
34- Okechukwu fires a tame shot directed to the Ghana keeper.
32- Junior Ajayi turns to fire a shot but it is off target.
31- Ogenekharo Etebo heads wide a Daniel Etor freekick.
A freekick to Nigeria now.
30- Azubuike Okechukwu’s freekick fizzles out of touch.
Freekick to Nigeria now
29- A weak shot easily saved by Ofori in Ghana goal.
28- Etor Danielo of Nigeria has lost the ball twice in midfield now.
25- The match is temporarily stopped as Ghana striker Michael Dauda receives treatment.
23- The Eagles’ cross saved by a flying Richard Ofori moments after a good chnce was wasted.
22- Ghana gets a freekick but the ball goes straight to Emmanuel Daniel in Nigeria goal.
20- Nigeria clear their lines after a Ghana counter attack
17- Idan wins Ghana a freekick bu the Eagles regain possession. Referee Nouriddine Jafari stops the game temporarily to call for medical attention as Ghana’s Lartey is down injured.
15- Richard Ofori kicks out the ball after clashing with a Nigerian forward.
13- Freekick to Nigeria. Erhun Obanor fouled. They however give away the ball from an inaccurate pass in midfield
12- Corner to Nigeria. Etebor winning it for the Dream Team.
10- Aminu Umar commits a foul. Freekick Ghana.
9- A wasted shot by Nigeria
7- Nigeria keeper has no issue claiming the ball from a back header.
5- Ghana breaks up a dangerous Nigeria play. A freekick for the Black Meteors but cleared by the Dream Team XI.
2- Keeper Emmanuel Daniel saves an-in-swinging cross from the left side of attack.
The Eagles’ attempted counter fails
1- The U23 Eagles counter but Ghana keeper Ofori saves from a cross.
Ghana now win a freekick.
The Nigeria U23 captain Okechukwu Azubuike and his Ghana counterpart exchange pleasantries.
1- Nigeria kick off the game.
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