Date: Saturday, October 17th
Kick-off Time: 4 p.m
Venue: Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium,Port Harcourt.
Nigeria will start it’s quest towards qualifying for the 2016 Africa Cup of Nations for home based players (Chan) when they clash with Burkina Faso in Port-Harcourt on Saturday.
90+3′ FT Nigeria 2-0 Burkina Faso.
89′ Nigeria 2-0 Burkina Faso. Three minutes added
77′ Chikatara again misses with the goalkeeper to beat after mistake by Kofi Koaukou.
75′ Goaaaaalllll! Salami scores Nigeria’s second from the spot. Nigeria 2-0 Burkina Faso
74′ Penalty! Ezekiel Bassey has been fouled in the 18 yard area.
70′ Obaroakpo of Nigeria booked for a foul.
67′ A great chance for Nigeria! What a miss by Chikatara with just the Burkina Faso keeper to beat.
59′ Goalscorer Bature Yaro booked for foul on Ouattara Mohammed.
58′ Les Etalons seem to have grown in confidence as the begin to torment the Nigerian defence.
56′ Nigeria sub. Osas Okoro off, Gbolahan Salami on
55′ Cross into Burkina Faso’s area. Poor touch by Adeniji
49′ Kalu Orji’s already working his socks off, made two brilliant clearances already
48′ Nigeria’s Orji Kalu stops a dangerous Burkina Faso attack, the visitors were close to drawing level
Second half starts. Subs: Solomon Kwambe Off, Kalu Orji On
HT Nigeria 1-0 Burkina Faso
36′ Ifeanyi Matthew’s shot blocked. Quick corner kick, a brilliant follow up shot from Osas hits the crossbar and goes off
35′ Burkina Faso are now chasing the game, but Nigeria look very dangerous on the counter
24′ GOAL! Ball bubbles about in Burkina box, falls to Nasarawa Utd’s Yaro Bature who blasts it home with power.
21′ Yaro Bature has space to shoot, and he certainly does, his shot was on target but was saved by Burkina Faso goalie.
19′ Eagles get first corner kick of the game
18′ Still 0-0 in Port-Harcourt.
9′ 24yards Free-kick for Nigeria . Osas’ takes the kick. Off Target.
7′ Great start by the Eagles. Ezekiel Bassey’s cross missed by Adeniji by whiskers
0′ Game on!