Super Eagles beat Libya 4 0 in Uyo on Saturday. South Africa accomplished their greatest triumph
when they pounded the Seychelles 6-0 Saturday in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier before a small rain-absorbed group Johannesburg.
The past broadest winning edge by ‘Bafana’ (The Boys) was 5-0 at home to Guatemala in a well-disposed match as the Republic arranged to have the 2010 World Cup.
South Africa scored three times in four minutes halfway through the primary half with a Nigel Hoareau claim goal pursued by goals from chief Thulani Hlatshwayo and Lebo Mothiba.
Better perspective of Iwobi playing number 10, and the help to Ighalo to make 2-0 pic.twitter.com/0GIsAOPNVZ — Kay Way (@nutmegiwobi) October 13, 2018 A series of recoveries from goalkeeper Romeo Barra averted South Africa proceeding until Percy Tau and substitutes Dino Ndlovu and Teboho Mokoena got in a late burst. Mokoena scored the record-making 6th goal two minutes into stoppage time with a short proximity header off a cross at Soccer City stadium.
The uneven undertaking matchday 3 issue in Group E shocked no one as South Africa are positioned 73rd on the planet — 116 places over the Seychelles. Just a couple of thousand watched the confound in substantial rain in spite of people in general supporter not screening the qualifier due to a money-related question with the national football body.
Matches including ‘Bafana’ used to draw 80,000 groups, yet poor outcomes lately has seen a sensational tumble off in attendances. South Africa have seven points from three matches and Libya four and Nigeria three from two of every a three-group pursue for two spots at the 2019 Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Nigeria, who endured a stun matchday 1 home misfortune to South Africa, have Libya later Saturday in Uyo. In Kampala, Uganda traveled to a 3-0 triumph over Lesotho that moved them three clear of Cape Verde at the highest point of Group L. Emmanuel Okwi opened and shut the scoring with a goal in every half and Farouk Miya changed over a punishment to give the ‘Cranes’ a two-goal half-time advantage. Uganda have seven points part of the way through the six-round qualifying rivalry, Cape Verde four and Lesotho and Tanzania two each.
Another eight qualifiers are booked for Saturday. The following is a critique of the match
Three minutes of stoppage time given in Uyo. This has been a normal win for Nigeria however it is unquestionably an amusement to overlook for the neutrals and Libyan fans. 88′ Nigeria keep on facilitating their approach to triumph with Samuel Kalu finding the back of the net. He kicks it into high gear the ball outside the Libyans’ 18-yard box from Henry Onyekuru before twisting a brutal shot past Mohamed Abdaula.
What a match! 85′ William Troost-Ekong’s fouls gives him a yellow card and a free-kick to the Libyans. Ahmed Ben Ali’s freekick halted by Nigeria’s divider and ball is all around got out to wellbeing 82′ CHANCE: Onyekuru will have himself to fault subsequent to neglecting to put the ball past the goalkeeper after been feed with the ball kindness Alex Iwobi 79′ A peaceful night for Ahmed Musa and he has been supplanted by Henry Onyekuru as the Super Eagles look exceptionally eager for more goals
76′ Ighalo has a mind-blowing night and Isaac Success will now be given the assignment of driving the line. 71′ Before Odion Ighalo’s accomplishment against Libya, Nnamdi Oduamadi was the last player to score a cap trap for the Super Eagles. That was in Nigeria’s 6-1 walloped of Tahiti in the Confederations Cup on June 17, 2013 68′
Goooal!!! Odion Ighalo finishes his cap trap. He fires into the net after Ahmed Eltarbi goofed Ahmed Musa’s cross.
Strong showcase from the China-based man 62′ Odion Ighalo has now scored three goals in his last three diversions for the Super Eagles. Ismael Sharadi out, Rabia Alshadi in for Libya 59′ Samuel Kalu eclipses three protectors in the wake of gathering ago from noteworthy Iwobi.
The Bordeaux man with just the goalkeeper to beat couldn’t give Nigeria a three-goal preferred standpoint 56′ Goooal!!! Some great work from Ben Ali sees Nigeria freeze somewhat at the back yet he before long loses ownership and Alex Iwobi sustains Odion Ighalo who openings past goalkeeper Abdaula. Super Eagles in voyage control
53′ Sabbou covers at the back to prevent a keep running from Alex Iwobi, yet he surrenders a toss in the process with a free backheel.
Then, Mohamed Zubya replaces Anis Saltou 50′ Quite basically Libya need to accomplish more in the second half after a dull showcase in the initial 45 minutes. Unfortunately enough, they have no fans to back them in the stands however they require something to grin about! 47′ Musa ends up in the Libyan zone and shoots into the holding up hands of the Libyan goalkeeper after Odion Ighalo neglects to appear on time 46′ We are back in progress for the second half as Nigeria endeavor to expand on their thin lead. Who has inspired you in the principal half? Generously share with me on Twitter @sportingshina The main worry for Libya is their control in the primary half.
They have been angry without a doubt. Several players may have been lucky to remain on the pitch, while Wilfred Ndidi was advised for his indiscreet handle. Gernot Rohr should screen his group to guarantee they keep their cool Gernot Rohr’s men will search for a second and they could well think that its except if Libya raise their diversion.
The Mediterranean Knights have quite recently made a halfhearted effort up until now and they have to give Bader Hassan Ahmed some help before they lose tonight. Odion Ighalo’s punishment is the distinction at the interim and Nigeria unquestionably had the right to be in front.
Etebo has been great so far as he pulls the strings, while Jamiu Collins and Francis Uzoho have likewise looked sharp. HALF-TIME Nigeria 1-0 Libya 45′ Two minutes of stoppage time… 42′ Whistling can be heard around the Godswill Akpabio Stadium and it creates the impression that a portion of the home fans have lost their understanding with the Super Eagles’ botched opportunities. 39′ Another passes upon opportunity from Nigeria as Samuel Kalu gives Libya a chance to win a goal kick.
He races into the north Africans’ backline yet he heedlessly let the ball slip out of the touchline 36′ After various endeavored clearances, Libya in the long run hook onto a free go from Nigeria however Saltou loses ownership 33′ Samuel Kalu overwhelms the possibility of allowing Nigeria the second lead.
He discovers his way in the Libyan half, beats Ahmed Eltarbi before pointing waywardly at goal as opposed to bolstering chief Ahmed Musa to wreak ruin 30′ Freekick to Libya yet Sand Masaud picks an unnecessary yellow card for the difference by words towards the official.
The guests make nothing substantial out of the kick and Nigeria have an opportunity to regroup 27′ The rhythm of the diversion has dropped fundamentally following 28 minutes. Nigeria can’t bear to put their legs off the pedal after their strength in the opening minutes. 24′ Wilfred Ndidi forewarned for a foul on Mohamed Abdussalam. An elbow to the Libyan’s head – that was extremely thoughtless from the Leicester City midfield trojan. The north Africans restart with a free-kick 21′ Libya’s offside snare comes up short Nigeria for the second time over the course of about 10 minutes as Ahmed Musa breaks in behind. Be that as it may, Libya have enough bodies back to subdue the opening. Meanwhille, doctors take care of Ismalel Sharadi who conflicted with Jamilu Collins 18′ Nigeria make an early substitution as Ola Aina replaces harmed Shehu Abdullahi. Goalkick to the Super Eagles after Leon Balogun beats Mohamed Anis Saltou
15′ Libya construct ownership from the back around the Nigeria half, however are halted from propelling further by a press from the Green shirts. 12′ Libya nearly got the equalizer however Francis Uzoho was called to make a brassy spare. Motasem Sabbou beats Shehu Abdullahi to make a cross into the Nigerian goal region, however, Mohamed Abdussalam’s header was splendidly halted by the Elche goalkeeper
9′ CHANCE: Ighalo falls inside the punishment territory of the Libyans after a slight contact with goalkeeper Mohamed Abdaula yet official Jean-Jacques Ndala waves aside punishment advances 6′ Libya have now begun to get over into the diversion and Sand Masaud and Ali Mohamed are the brains behind their moves.
3′ GOAAALLLL Nigeria! It is presently 1-0 and Ighalo is the man existing apart from everything else. The forward assumes liability for the punishment and he ventures up before terminating past Mohamed Abdaula 3′ Nigeria make a strong beginning to the diversion in the wake of winning a punishment at the principal endeavor as goalkeeper Abdaula fouls Odion Ighalo 1′ Referee Jean-Jacques Ndala Ngambo (DR Congo) gets us in progress and the two groups are wearing their customary strips. Nigeria in the checkered green, Libya in Red and Black The two groups are currently in the passage and we are only minutes from commencement.
The national songs of praise anticipate! LIBYA XI: Abdaula, Alhaghasi, Sabbou, Masaud, Ben Ali, Abdussalah, Eltarbi, Ali Mohamed, Sharadi, Saltou, Ahmed Nigeria XI: Uzoho, Balogun, Ekong, Abdullahi, Collins, Etebo, Ndidi, Iwobi, Musa, Kalu, Ighalo TEAM NEWS coming up…
Victory for Nigeria will set them up pleasantly into the crunch diversion against the Mediterranean Knights in Sfax and that would heap the weight on Libya. They look agitated after the unforeseen acquiescence of Adel Amrouche. Omar Al-Marime will trust granulate out a positive outcome in Nigeria as triumph will place them in the front race for a place in Cameroon 2019.