Phakaaathi Reporter
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17 Nov 2015
5:25 pm

Blow by blow: Nigeria vs Swaziland

Phakaaathi Reporter

Nigeria takes on Swaziland at the Port Harcourt Stadium in Nigeria.

– the referee blow for full time. Nigeria 2-0 Swaziland

– 90′ 3 minutes if added time will be played

– 89′ free kick to Nigeria outside the penalty box, Phumlani of Swaziland is sent off (red card) for the tackle that resulted in the free kick to Nigeria

– 86′ Free kick to Nigeria, Ambrose connects with the free kick cross to sneak the ball past Gwebu. Nigeria 2-0 Swaziland

– 84′ Phumlani is booked for a tackle from behind

– 83′ ball goes out for a goal kick to Nigeria

– 82′ Ikeme called in to make a save to keep Nigeria in the game, corner kick to Swaziland

– 80′ Simon, Nigeria’s goal scorer is carried of the field, he will receive medical treatment on the sidelines

– 78′ offside call goes against Nigeria,

– 76′ Gwebu denies Nigeria a second goal with a superb save

– 75′ throw in for Nigeria

– 73′ goal kick to Nigeria

– 71′ Gwebu keeps Swaziland in the game with a a blinding save

– 68′ Onobi can’t pick out a teammate with a cross in the box

– 67′ Gwebu makes an easy save for Swaziland

– 66′ Nigeria moving the ball around in search of a second goal

– 63′ Nigeria defending at the moment

– 61′ Ighalo waits for the ball in the penalty box before directing it over the goal posts

– 59′ Swaziland captain gets a yellow card for a dangerous tackle

– 58′ Nigeria have their tails up as they go in search of a second goal

– 57′ throw in for Swaziland

– 55′ corner kick to Nigeria, Swaziland clear

– 54′ Igbonu is booked for a dangerous challenge

– 52′ throw in for Nigeria

– 50′ Nigeria take the lead through a Moses Simon free kick. Nigeria 1-0 Swaziland

– second half in underway

– the referee ends the first half. Nigeria 0-0 Swaziland

– 45+’ corner kick to Nigeria, Swaziland keeping Nigeria out for the remaining minutes of the first half

– 45′ 2 minutes of added time will be played, Gwebu still receiving medical treatment

– 44′ Gwebu, Swaziland’s goalkeeper needs medical treatment

– 43′ throw in for Nigeria

– 42′ free kick to Nigeria near the corner flag, the ball is cleared for a corner to Nigeria

– 39′ Nigeria appeals for a penalty, the referee is not convinced

– 38′ corner kick to Nigeria, Swaziland clear the ball

– 37′ Gwebu spills the ball but manages to rectify his mistake quickly

– 35′ free kick to Nigeria, the ball is cleared for a corner to Nigeria

– 33′ Hlatjwako side foots the ball over the goal posts, wasted opportunity

– 32′ free kick to Swaziland outside the penalty box

– 30′ Ighalo’s shot at goal is off target

– 29′ Musa’s sprint into the box results in a corner to Nigeria

– 26′ free kick to Nigeria

– 25′ corner kick to Swaziland, the header goes out for a goal kick

– 23′ Swaziland stop Musa from taking a shot at goal

– 21′ corner kick to Nigeria, the rebound ball goes over the goal posts again

– 19′ Nigeria playing deep at the moment

– 16′ promising build up from Swaziland

– 14′ goal kick to Swaziland

– 13′ Nigeria squander a goal scoring opportunity

– 12′ offside call goes against Swaziland

– 10′ Simon’s shot is straight at the keeper

– 9′ throw in for Swaziland

– 8′ third corner kick for Nigeria, Swaziland defend successfully

– 5′ great work by swaziland’s goal keeper to beat Ighalo to the ball

– 4′ second corner kick to Nigeria, the rebound ball is blasted over the goal posts

– 3′ Nigeria moving the ball around inviting Swaziland

– 2′ throw in for Swaziland

– 1′ early corner kick to Nigeria, the header is directed over the goal posts

– kickoff the game is underway! Nigeria playing from left to right, while Swaziland attack from right to left

The Super eagles host Swaziland in the return leg of a World Cup qualification match, the visitors in Shihlangu will be hoping to do more than just hold the powerhouse of Nigeria to a goalless draw.

The first meeting by these two sides didn’t give too much in the way of goal at Lobamba Stadium at few days ago, with the match finishing in a draw.

Coach Sunday Oliseh will look to his side to power over Shihlangu to reach the draws of the final round of qualifying.

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Starting XI

Nigeria: Ikeme, Oboroakpo, Akas, Ambrose, Abdullahi, Igbonu, Onobi, Onazi, Simon, Ighalo, Musa

Swaziland: Gwebu, Pamla, S Dlamini, Mdluli, Mkhweli, Nxumalo, Mkhontfo, M Dlamini, Ndlovu, Dlamini, Hlatjwako