1 SAMUEL (GK)
2 DANTE (C)
18 HAIDARA A.
1 UDOH (GK)
10 NWAKALI (C)
The Malian players are disconsolate. Nigerian boys in ecstasy. Emmanuel Amuneke carried shoulder high.
90+3- Michael Oliver blows the whistle. Nigeria retain the U17 World Cup! 2-0 it ends.
90- The Nigerian bench cannot wait for the final whistle. Throw-in for Mali.
90-Lazarus' in-swinging cross cleared.
Corner for Mali. Lazarus, Waziri snd keeper Udoh doing their defensive duties. Medical attention for Mali skipper, Dante.
The Nigerian corner is dealt with. Mali's Sori fouls Lazarus.
78- Funsho Bamgboye in pains. He gets medical attention. Mali repel a Nigerian counter.
74- John Lazarus with a clearance. Its a free-kick to Nigeria now. Samuel Chukwueze fouled before being hurled off.
80' Okonkwo comes in to replace CHUKWUEZE for Nigeria
72- The Eaglets clear their lines after a corner. Akpan Udoh produces an instinctive save with his foot seconds later.
Captain Kelechi Nwakali commits a foul. Free-kick to Mali. The Nigerians regain possession. Anumudu with a shot. Saved.
69- Mali's Koita flagged offside.
67- Bamgboye shots from the edge of the box after a couple of passes from the Nigerians.
65- Mali defence clear the ball clumsily. Nigeria win a throw-in.
63- Mali keeper Samuel gathers Osimhen's cross on second attempt.
62- Udochukwu Anumudu clears for a corner. Now a throw-in to Mali. The Malians win a corner again; anxious moment for Nigeria. Ikwu heading the ball out.
Mali's Boubacar loses the chance to reduce the score.
GOAL!! Funsho Bamgboye scores. The forward receives a pass and hits a left-footed shot that sails in the top corner. 2-0.
That was Victor Osimhen's 10th goal of the World Cup. #Record.
56- Victor Osimhen buries a Chinedu Madueke assist. Nigeria 1-0 Mali
55- Nigeria counter but Chukwueze could not produce a tidy finish. His effort yields a corner but the ref spots a foul.
49- Victor Osimhen unleashes a powerful left-footed belter but Samuel saves. Udochukwu Anumudu also fires a piledrive but the upright comes to Mali's rescue.
48- Chunedu Madueke's cross-shot nestles on top of Mali's goal post.
Chukwueze's shot saved by Samuel.
47- Samuel in Mali goal was fast to save from the foot of Osimhen.
Mali defender, Sangare concedes a corner. Samuel punches away but a handball by a Malian hands Nigeria a free-kick.
Nigeria win a corner in the first minute of the second half.
45-Kick off by Ghana. But Nigeria's throw now
45- Referee Michael Oliver blows for half-time. It is still 0-0.
42- Victor Osimhen volleys a rasping shot from an Osinachi Ebere cross
41- The aerial contest in midfield gets Nigeria a free-kick.
40- A brilliant recovery tackle by Zakari
39- John Lazarus heads out for a throw. Ebere gives away possession after few seconds
37- David Enogela booked after three fouls.
35- Funsho Bamgboye's shot is deflected for corner to Nigeria.
33- Samuel Chukwueze's attempted pass fails to get to his team-mate. This hands Mali the possession.
32- Malle delivers a bicycle overhead kick but the ball rolls out of play.
30- Free-kick to Mali, Lazarus disagreeing with referee Michael Oliver
28- Osimhen sends a diagonal pass to Samuel Chukwueze but it is too much.
Corner to Mali; a a short one. A great header tipped over the bar by Udoh for a corner
Referee Michael Oliver calls for a change of ball.
28- Ejike Ikwu sends a long ball inside the Mali box.
25- Osinachi Ebere back in defence to help out. He almost got the ball taken away from his feet but thankfully he clears!
23- Mali briefly threaten but a break-away counter stopped by the Malian defence.
Victor Osimhen could not get hold of the ball. Mali's throw-in. Its a goal-kick to Nigeria in few seconds.
21- John Lazarus concedes a corner kick. Akpan Udoh punches the ball out.
19- The ball goes out for a goal-kick. The Eaglets counter led by Osinachi Ebere win Nigeria a throw. Kelechi Nwakali unleashes a low shot but the ball goes out.
18- David Enogela gives away a free-kick. Akpan Udoh organises his defensive wall
17- Ikwu finds Bamgboye but the Eaglets lose the ball
16- Another throw for Nigeria. But Lazarus' touch gifts Mali a goal-kick.
15- Mali captain Dante concedes a corner. The ball is lofted inside the Mali box but is cleared. John Lazarus now fouled. Free-kick Nigeria.
14- Throw-in for Nigeria.
13- Funsho Bamgboye wins Nigeria a free-kick.
12- Zakari clears the ball from danger.
10- Ejikwe Ikwu clears the ball for Nigeria
9- David Enogela commits a foul. Free-kick to Mali.
Goal-kick for Nigeria. And a throw for the Eaglets
8- Osimhen dribbles past his marker but loses the ball
6- Boubacar for Mali thought he got a corner but its goal-kick to Nigeria.
4- Victor Osimhen gets up after bundled to the ground. Mali free-kick.
Osinachi Ebere steps up but loses the kick!
3- Penalty for Nigeria!
Nigeria get first free-kick of the game. Anumudu fouled.
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