|AFCON Qualifiers: Nigeria vs Egypt|
Nigeria 1-1 Egypt
Friday, 25th March 2016
Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna, Nigeria.
Nigeria will resume their quest for a spot at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations against Egypt this Friday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.
The Super Eagles trail group leaders the Pharaohs of Egypt by two points which make the game more important considering the Eagles cannot afford to drop more points.
The winners of the group pick the sole ticket for Gabon 2017 which adds more importance to the game.
84′ Nigeria chance. Moses rounds Egypt keeper, threads the ball toward. Goalline clearance.
82′ Nigeria sub. Alex Iwobi on, Simon off
80′ Egypt’s Salah is booked.
72′ Good passage of play by Nigeria. Egypt keeper El-Shenawy forced into a scrambling save.
70′ Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) lets fly from range. Off target but not too far from goal.
67′ Elneny (Egypt) shoots from range. Off target
60′ GOAL! Nigeria 1-0 Egypt. Etebo puts Nigeria in front.
58′ Amuzie blazes the ball over from Mikel’s layoff
48′ Nigeria chance! Ighalo’s attempt at goal is just off target by inches.
47′ Simon fouls Salah and he’s booked.
46′ Nigeria 0-0 Egypt. Second half starts.
Half Time. Nigeria 0-0 Egypt
45+’ Nigeria chance! Ighalo side-foots from close range. Over the bar.
45′ Iheanacho fires the ball. Good save by Egypt’s El-Shenawy. One minute of added time
24′ Egypt’s Rami Rabiea gets booked. Free kick to Nigeria.
18′ Egypt chance. Ahmed Hassan Koka free in the box. Shoots from close range. Ikeme sticks out a leg to save. Letoff for Nigeria.
2’Ahmed Musa whips in a dangerous cross into Egypt’s area. No one to connect
0′ Its game on in Kaduna.
Welcome to SoccerNet Nigeria’s live commentary of the AFCON 2017 Qualifiers match between Nigeria and Egypt. My name is Biyi and I will be keeping you updated with the latest happenings from the match in Kaduna live, stay tuned.
Ikeme; Abdullahi,Amuzie, Oboabona, Efe; Iheanacho, Mikel, Etebo; Musa, Simon, Ighalo.
Subs: Akpeyi, Elderson, Moses, Umar, Azubuike, Orji, Iwobi
Ahmed El-Shennawy; Gaber, Rabia, Hegazy, Tolba; Elneny, Ibrahim Salah, Abdallah El-Said, Trezeguet, Mohamed Salah; Koka.
Subs: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Dweidar, Rahil, Hamed, Ghaly, Ramadan, Marwan Mohsen.