Date: Thursday, November 5
Kick-off Time: 20:00 Local time (12 midnight Nigerian Time)
Venue: Estadio Municipal Ester Roa
Defending champions, Nigeria, face Mexico in the U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 semi-final on Thursday at Estadio Municipa.
The Golden Eaglets made it through the quarter-final in style after defeating tournament favourites and three-time champions, Brazil, 3-0.
Follow the FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final clash between Nigeria and Mexico Live here on soccernet.com.ng on Thursday, October 5th, 12 midnight Nigeria Time.
85′ Nigeria sub. Alimi replaces Samuel Chukwueze. It’s looking very much like Nigeria/Mali final in Vina del Mar on Sunday!
83′ GOAL!! Victor Osimhen scores from the penalty to make it Nigeria 4 Mexico 2. His 9th of the tournament. He equals the record!
76′ Osimhen comes so close to scoring from the corner kick. Hits the upright and out
71′ Nigeria sub. Chinedu Madueke comes off the Nigerian bench to replace injured goalscorer Osinachi Ebere.
72′ Very Close! Samuel Chukwueze strikes but comes off the post.
69′ Mexico sub. J. IBARRA (in) comes off the bench to replace K. MAGAÑA (out)
67′ Goal!!! Great through ball from MF and Ebere squeezes past Romero. Nigeria 3-2 Mexico
60′ Goal! Diego Cortes cuts through Eaglets defence to score! Nigeria 2-2 Mexico
51′ Mexico has a shot blocked.
48′ Orji Okonkeo shoots wide from Eaglets’ first opportunity in the second half.
46′ Game back on!
Lost for words on how best to describe that 2nd goal. Absolutely out of this world. FANTACIOUS! – baloguN bioduN (@Baloobogero)
Nwakali with that Willianish freekick! The problem is that when he gets to the super eagles we won’t see such dead ball skills. – Uchechukwu Dominic (@uceemania)
45+’ Half Time!
43′ Goal!! Another brilliant strike and the Eaglets are ahead. Okoronkwo picks the ball up on the left, pinches in. Nigeria 2-1 Mexico
35′ Goal! Its now levelled. Captain Nwakali with a brilliant free-kick. Nigeria 1-1 Mexico
33′ Mexico concede a free-kick following a challenge on a Nigerian player.
29′ Super save from Udoh. Point blank header from a free kick and he keeps it out.
27′ Brilliant play by Anumudu down the flank but cross let him down
15′ Great cross from Lazarus, Osimhen gets a header in but it’s goes directly to Goalkeeper.
8′ K. MAGAÑA scores and puts Mexico Ahead. Nigeria 0-1 Mexico
0′ Game on!
Mexico: Romero; Cortes, Esquivel, Venegas, Cervantes, K. Lara, Lopez, Aguirre, Zamudio, Magana, E. Lara