After a remarkable couple of games already today, Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina have a lot to live up to! Iran held firm for 90 minutes but Lionel Messi hit a magical winner in added time to see Argentina through to the knockout stages. The Super Eagles have not won in nine World Cup games but would have to win this game which incidentally is the first meeting between both sides at any major tournament. Peter O Leary from New Zealand is the referee in charge of the Nigeria vs Bosnia game. 1 min- Nigeria kick off 1- Bosnia with the first attack, thwarted by a Yobo clearance 2- Emenike wins Nigeria first corner of the game
1 min- Nigeria kick off
1- Bosnia with the first attack, thwarted by a Yobo clearance
2- Emenike wins Nigeria first corner of the game
4- Bosnia’s Pjanic flagged offside. Dangerous move from Bosnia
6- Musa wins Nigeria a free kick, Medunjanin yellow-carded
Odenwingie plays the free kick which was indeed close to target
10 min- Good attacking move by the Eagles, Mikel hits a low shot. Bosnia goal kick
13 min- Odenwingie’s shot is encouraging but Babatunde Michael was offside
18 min- Bosnia wins their first corner of the game
20 min- Dzeko scores but is wrongfully flagged offside. Bosnia denied. Meanwhile Musa fails to convert Efe Ambrose’s cross
22 min- The Eagles defence ripped apart again but thanks to a Vincent Enyeama save
24- Mikel Obi inexplicably loses the ball in midfield, puts his team mates under pressure but Bosnia fail to punish Nigeria with their counter attack
25 min- Onazi fires wide after exchange of passes with Emenike.
28 min- GOAL! Odemwingie sweeps the ball home from an Emenike assist. Bosnia claim Emenike fouled captain Spahic before his assist37 min- The Eagles win a corner, ball goes out but corner to Nigeria denied
41 min- Omeruo tackles Dzeko, denying the Man City striker a chance to turn and shoot
71 min- Bosnia threaten with swift counter attack but Eagles defence clears. Michael signals to the bench he can’t continue from his hamstring injury.
80 min- Besic fouls Oshaniwa. Onazi hits pile driver but Mikel afterwards is yellow-carded
82 min- Emenike, from a Mikel pass shoots but ball flashes wide
84 min- Mikel releases a good pass to Ogenyi Onazi but the Lazio midfielder slows down his run and ball taken off him
88 min- Omeruo clears ball from Eagles goal area.
90 min- Yobo clears ball for corner. Enyeama saves from six yard out
90 +2 min: mikel clears but Dzeko’s poweful shot hits the bar off Enyeama’s save. Full time. Nigeria win, Bosnia eliminated
How would you rate the performance of the Super Eagles against Bosnia?