How do you rate Nigeria's chance for a win in the second leg of the U23 Championship qualifier against Congo after 2-1 win? Do you think Nigeria will win or does the slim victory hand Congo the advantage?
90+3- Full time. Nigeria 2-1 Congo.
92- A poerful Nigerian shot pushed out for a corner. Another effort by Ogene Etebor is too high
89- Awoniyi fouled. Erhun Obanor effort is deflected for a corner. Umar Aminu's corner is caught on second attempt by the Congo keeper. 3 minutes added. Nigeria denied a penalty
87- Musa Yahaya's shot is too wide
80- Musa Yahaya wins Nigeria a corner. Azubuike Okechukwu receives medical attention on the edge of Congo's vital area. The ball goes over the post
78- Throw-in for Congo
76- Congo Christoffer Mafoumbi tips the ball over for a corner
75- Stanley Amuzie's cross eludes Taiwo Awoniyi. Claude Leroy was visibly worried, Siasia anxious from both coaches' corner
72- A Congo player contending for an aerial ball with Taiwo Awoniyi receives medical attention. Awoniyi's wrist is being attended to.
70- Taiwo Awoniyi replaces two-goal hero, Junior Ajayi: Nigeria substitution.
68- Musa Yahaya replaces Etor Daniel: Nigeria substitution
67- Goal. Nkounkou Miose scores Congo's goal after Emmanuel Daniel's initial footed save. Nigeria 2-1 Congo
64- Saviour's cross fails to reach his teammate
62- Obassi Bersyl replaces Tchibota Mavis: Congo sub.
60- Usman Mohammed suffers a malicious lunge from Maklesse Junior who is yellow-carded.
58- Nigeria claim a handball in Congo penalty box but referee Anthony Oswayo from Kenya pays deaf ears to their complaints. TV replays prove the Nigerians are right.
54- GOAL!! Junior Ajayi nods home the ball from a Daniel Ekong cross. 2-0 Nigeria advantage
51- Daniel Emmanuel in Nigeria goal plucks the ball in the air
50- Freekick Nigeria, then a corner. Ajayi could not 'walk' his way into the Congo net from a Godwin Saviour pass. Ball kicked out
Freekick to Nigeria and now in possession. Congo's keeper catches the ball
47- GOAL! Junior Ajayi scores from close range, pouncing on a rebound. 1-0. Nigeria lead
45- Kick off by Congo.
45- HT. First half ends. Nigeria 0-0 Congo
45- +2: Nigeria corner after good build up
43- Junior Ajayi could not finish off a good cross, side footing wide from close range
40- Corner for Nigeria.
38: Rozan Variel (15) replaces Dozi Ravu (18): Congo substitution
38- Great interplay between Nigerian forwards but ball recovered by Congo defence
37- A Congo player goes on a mazy run but he is stopped by the Nigerian defence
33- Azubuike Okechukwu tries an audacious lob but ball goes wide
The Eagles dithered in aiming for goal. Junior Ajayi laying a pass backward when he should shot. The resultant effort dealt with
31- Indirect freekick for Nigeria on the edge of the box. A corner for Nigeria but Ogene Etebor heads ball off target
30- Nigeria earn back-to-back corners
28- Ball possession: Nigeria 61%, Congo 39%
26- Saviour wins a Nigerian freekick.
25- Junior Ajayi and Godwin Saviour denied a goal-bound chance
23- Azubuike Okechukwu's shot is wayward. Saviour fouled; Nigerian freekick. Congo's Dozi Ravu yellow-carded
20- Godwin Saviour fouled. Freekick headed away. Congo win a freekick. Makclesse Junior fouled. Their kick not on target
17- Tchibota Mavis (Congo's number 11) receiving treatment from the medics. Nigeria's freekick too tame to trouble Congo
15- Segun Oduduwa wins a freekick. A throw-in for Congo within few seconds now. Their chance goes wasted.
12- Junior Ajayi misses a clear chance to score, placing a shot way beyond target
9- Goal kick for Congo now, Nigeria's Junior Ajayi charging the opposing defence to no end
7- The U23 are keen to score first but a fierce shot by a Nigerian forward is deflected. Leroy is nervous
5- A Nigerian cross dealt with by the Congo defence but Godwin Saviour's cross-shot goes wide
4- Freekick to Nigeria. Captain Azubuike Okechukwu fouled.
1. Ogene Etebor unleashes a powerful shot.
1- Nigeria kick off
The venue is Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Port Harcourt. Still under construction, but fit to host a match of this genre
*It is raining heavily in Port Harcourt but game will go on.U23
Eagles Line up vs Congo
D. Emmanuel, S. Atanda, S. Amuzie, A. Okechukwu, S. Oduduwa, O. Erhun, G. Saviour, E. Oghenekaro, J. Ajayi, U. Mohammed, E. Daniel
1. Christoffer Mafoumi
17 Sagesse Babele
3 Etuo Thomaso Romaric
4 Bouetoutelambo Damart
5 Dakoua Carof
8 Ndockyt Maveil
9 Kevin Koubemba
10 Nkounkou Miose
11 Tchibota Mavis
12 Makiesse Junior
18 Tsouka Dozi Ravu
16 Nazila Parolh
2 Loumingoul Eldy Junior
6 Avounou Duril
7 Obassi Bersyl
13 Thievy Bifouma
14 Mokouka Noil
15 Rozan Variel
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