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Minute By Minute: Sudan Vs Nigeria

Sudan : Abdul Rahman Daei, Atif Khalid, Alrayyah Ali, Jalal Abdullah, Ammareh Abdullah, Muhannad Tahir, Altaher Al-Haj, Khaled Elalamein, Mohammed Ahmed (sud), Bakri Abdulgadir, Hossam Nasreddin

Nigeria : Vincent Enyeama, Elderson Echiejile, Kenneth Omeruo, Efe Ambrose, Godfrey Oboabona, John Obi Mikel, Nosa Igiebor, Ogenyi Onazi, Emmanuel Emenike, Ahmed Musa, Gbolahan Salami


1- Nigeria kick off
Nigeria concede foul
Sudan get the first throw-in
2-Sudan get the first shot of the game, attempt well too wide
4-Sudan are in possession of the ball and seem the better of the two teams already. Eagles get first throw-in
5-Musa wins a corner for Nigeria but he was fouled
7-Free kick to Sudan.
10-Mikel Obi’s sublime pass was not converted by Igiebor, Nigeria’s fiurst chance. The Eagles win a corner but actually they should have been flagged offside. The Sudan keeper receives treatment from the medics
12-Poor corner by the Eagles after game resumes. Two minutes lull witnessed over the keeper treatment.
13- Efe Ambrose plays a speculative ball with the outside of his boot
14-Mikel hits a powerful shot but misses target by whiskers
16-Emenike wins a free kick
17-Emenike again hits a low shot but his effort was blocked
20-Echiejile skies the ball high from a promising move.
22-Ambose averts a threat, kicks the ball for a Sudan throw. Concern for the Nigerians; Gbolahan Salami is down on the floor
25-Pandemonium in the Eagles’ defence; Enyeama forced to punch out the ball
26-Sudan players claim a handball and penalty. Musa meanwhile misses a great chance to score
29-Igiebor wins the ball but ref blows free kick advantage Sudan; Onazi is the culprit on an earlier shot
30-A long range, ambitious shot by a Sudan forward
32-Musa dribbles into the box but his pass is too slow and therefore fails to reach the target, Emenike
33-Salami wins a freekick
34-Oboabona header not a threat to the Sudanese defence
35-Offside against Sudan
36-Musa wastes a chance to launch a good attack with a wayward pass with Emenike
40-Onazi’s long range pass is poor.
GOAL!!! Sudan scores from a powerful header
44- The fourth official shows 1 minute added after the end of 45 minutes first half
45- First half ends. Sudan 1-0 Nigeria
AWC: CIV kick off. The Falcons’ first chance to score goes begging, they win back-to-back corners.
2-Esther Sunday gets the chance to score but ball cleared

AFCON qualifier:
45- Emenike’s shot too tame at the start of the second half
47-Efe concedes a free kick, gets a yellow card.
48-Oboabona concedes a free kick after handling the ball
50-Aaron Samuel win a corner for Nigeria
52-Enyeama and Ambrose clear the ball
55-Sudan attacker tries a cheeky overhead kick from some distance with Enyeama off his line.
Meanwhile Supoer Falcons are leading 1-0 against Cote d’ Ivoire. Salami wins a freekick for Eagles
57- Emenike’s low shot from Mikel’s freekick too poor
61-Sudan player down and receiving treatment, stretchered off
Nigeria 1-1 CIV. Falcons in possession of the ball, 13 minutes played.
Back to the Sudan vs Nigeria game: Free kick to Sudan. Sub by Sudan after 68 minutes.
70- Salami out(Eagles sub)
73- Sudan clear their lines after waves of Nigerian attacks


AWC: Nigeria vs CIV
32- CIV plays corner. Still 1-1.

AFCON qualifier:
75- Efe out for Lawal (sub)
76-Mikel’s cross easily saved by Sudan keeper
77-Musa’s shot misses target, Emenike threatened to shot from this move before the ball fell to Musa
79- Nigeria wins a corner
81- With the game barely nine minutes to go, Eagles miss another golden chance with Mikel unable to hit a shot that hit his knee
86-Musa’s shot pass misdirected
87-Mikel’s volleyed goal ruled offside. Sudan keeper sees yellow (card) for time wasting
89- Mikel’s pass not on target.

At the AWC, its half time and its still 1-1.
90(+3) long range shot by Eagles forward wayward
FT: 90(+5)- Sudan 1-0 Nigeria
Nigeria yet to win in three qualifying games

Do you think the Super Eagles will still qualify for the 2015 AFCON after the 1-0 defeat they suffered against Sudan?

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  • detator 7 years ago

    keshi is killing our football sack him sack him sack him

    • Saint Palmer 7 years ago

      You don’t need to come here and show your foolishness, is any member of your family better than Keshi..?..idiot..

      • detator 7 years ago

        useless he goat like you contribute to our football setback may
        you and your keshi end up be a loser

  • Charles 7 years ago

    This team has always been sluggish in their away matches. I will be surprised if they win this match. I just pray they prove me wrong at the end of the day.

  • Wat is hapening to nigeria na….were is sunday mba.no creativity at all.

  • Truth 7 years ago

    Keshi is never a coach! I don’t know why it’s taking Nff longtime to know this. Every country in Africa now beat Nigeria.It’s very shameful!


  • oseremen 7 years ago

    bring back our boys, no more miracle

  • detator 7 years ago

    @ Saint Palme you are such an idiot you and that brainless coach keshi

  • JudgeDredd 7 years ago

    Ha ha ha ha…Nigeria have no team, I would normally be getting worked up, but today i just found myself laughing all through the match, It was very obvious they were never going to beat sudan, as the Sudannese got stronger by the minute and by about the 25th minute it was already game over. What a hopeless team led by a headless buffoon who tries to masquerade as a coach – Go d forbid, i will no longer even show an interest in 9ja football until clueless Keshi, is gone forever and takes that slow dog Mikel and the useless Emenike with him, I mean anyone in their right minds who would play Mikel in a competitive team, let alone as a number 10, needs to be locked away in a mental institution, these people are not only giving Nigeria a bad name, but also breaking the hearts of the rest of the nation – Woe betide anuone who even tries to defend Keshi, Mikel, Emenike and Amokachi, Nigeria is an abomination, and the levels of incompetence and madness holding sway in this country are beyond human comprehension – For many years now, i have been telling anyone with ears that Mikel is a minus to our team, now that malaise has spread to Emenike as well, helped to propagate by the chief culprit, greedy, brainless, cluless Keshi!
    Shame Shame Shame, and shame on all Nigerians who are a part of, or support this crime! I can guarantee you with these fools still hanging around ie Keshi, Mikel, Emenike and Amokachi, Nigeria can NEVER qualify let alone do anything worthwhile at the competition, I would prefer they don’t qualify, so we can get rid of all the rubbish and start again, I dont know a lot about this Pinnick dude but i hope he is not like these hopeless Nigerians on display at the moment, I mean, truth be told, Keshi, Mikel, Amunike and Amokachi, in my view have done more damage to Nigerian fooball and Nigeria in general than even bloody Boko Haram could ever hope of doing – Now we have even less than ZERO respect or credibility in Africa let alone the world.
    A laughing stock! Mtchewww!

  • Trirth2014 7 years ago

    Which way nigeria?

  • SoccerInNigeria 7 years ago

    all the Pro Keshi supporters dont seem to get it.

    @leonard, @Marsh, @Kola,us, @chuks, @Bello Abdul-Rahman, @Saint Palmer

    You guys are too sentimental in your support for Keshi. Yes Keshi won the African Cup and we respect him for that. That AFCON victory is almost 2 years ago. Nigeria has won only 1 out of 12 since November 2013. Our only win against Bosnia was a controversial win. This Loss in Sudan has always been coming. Nothing has changed since our first 2 games of the AFCON qualifiers. Little or no goals, No creativity, very few chances, the opposing goalkeeper is not being troubled. The wrong players being invited. ARE YOU GUYS SO BLIND TO SEE FOR YOURSELVES THAT THE SUPER EAGLES ARE GOING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION?

    I was hoping that Sunday Emmanuel, Ighadaro, or one of the newly invited players will prove the critics wrong and deliver against Sudan. Sunday Emmanuel was pathetic and did little or nothing. Ighadaro was descent though nothing special. This is very embarrassing. If you want to ignore top class experienced players for unknown players, those new players must deliver and they all failed to add any value to the team. It would have been better for Nigeria to bring in Iheanacho and/or Isaac Success, or young creative skillfull Midfielder like Chuks Aneke. Even if Nigeria lost at least the players will gain experience for the future. Also what was Aluko doing on the bench?

    Keshi’s questionable decision has sealed his fate. I have said it repeated since we played Congo. I love Keshi but he MUST GO, and he will go.

    If I was Keshi, I would have left the Super Eagles job voluntarily after the world cup. He would easily have gotten another job in Africa or some other country or club.

  • Sunny 7 years ago

    yes, i love what is happening with our national team, since those fat fools in the Nff are only bothered about there welfare they have reaped what they sow.
    Imagine Nigeria loosing to Sudan African champions, for i will agree with the new NFF president scrap all this bulk of bad players who are not even regulars in their clubs, get young and ambitious boys and organise them with Enyema on goal till he decides not to play for Nigeria.
    Sack kESHI and try Oliseh with Jay Jay if possible

  • Toppal 7 years ago

    It is only those who did not watch the match that will come here to rain curses on those who criticize Keshi. I expect Complete Sport to do better by censoring comments of the people who come here to comment in an uncivilized way thinking that they are in animal kingdom.
    I don’t know if one win in 12 matches is a good score card for Keshi. Or are wins against Venezuela and Bosnia (debutant in the world cup) in almost two years, wins we should sit on and not think of doing better? Keshi is not handling the super eagles well (not with his kick and follow football and continuous use of bench warmers and inexperienced players) and we all don’t need a soothsayer to tell us this.

  • Peter Afam 7 years ago

    Keshi has done his bit and it is time to go! He is a national hero and will never be forgotten for his grand contributions to Nigerian football as player and coach. He has lost the plot however to ego-tripping, rigidity and bad man-management. Thanks Keshi for all you’ve done and it is time to show you are indeed a patriot by saving our collective pride as Nigerians – it’s ‘harakiri’ time!

  • oniwide olanisinmi 7 years ago

    am happy that Keshi at last is…………….

  • Samuel 7 years ago

    I said it before that Keshi is not a good coach for Eagles but people don’t accept, look at how Eagles struggling playing with Sudan which everyone beat home and away, Keshi just won nation cup with collective efforts not that he is a good coach, he win only one match out of 12 games it is a pity every time he said he is still building team since 2012, pls NFF should better call Siasia back because all of us can seen that his boys play good football and win matches under him not until Keshi and co rebelled against him in last match against Guinea by using some players like Osase and others to loose the job because all of us can see what Osase doing by not score goal one on one with goalkeeper of Guinea. They should forget the past and give Siasia a second chance. God bless 9ja….

  • Asemota Henry 7 years ago

    Keshi may not be a bad coach as most Nigerians thought, but just like every adventure must come to an ending, Keshi adventure with the super eagles long ended when the super eagles lost to France at the world cup in Brazil.Keshi began to dig his grave after he won AFCON when he gradually and systematically dismantled the team that won the nations cup. This act of dismantling by keshi cost us the chance of reaching the quater final in Brazil (France was a modest side like eagles) and the climax was the lost to sudan.What l cannot still undrestand is that why NFF revoked Keshi resignation immidiately after the world cup. We are mathmatically out of the 2015 AFCON, whatever decision that will be taken to boost the morals of the players to be focus on the return match against Sudan will be “useless,retard and medicine after death.

  • WOLEX 7 years ago

    Truly , Keshi won us the AFCON trophy , he qualified us for the world cup but what quality did we display? We can loose a match but with a good fight. In terms of technicality the team is highly deficient .Poor bench and and his inability to read match was clearly evident in the competitions played so far even in the chan .Hirirng him again means we are pushijng his luck beyond the limit. A Siasia or an Oliseh should be given a trial.
    Keshi has dome well , let go before he reverses his positives to negatives .