CHAN 2018 – Nigeria 0-0 Rwanda –As It Happened

CHAN 2018 – Nigeria 0-0 Rwanda –As It Happened
Ifeanyi Ifeanyi of Nigeria

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Monday Jan 15, 2018. 23:33

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Nigeria: Ezenwa, Okoro, James, Atuloma, Okogbue, Eze, Ogbugh, Ifeanyi, Okpotu, Ali, Faleye

Rwanda: Ndyishimiye, Bizimana, Mukunzi, Biramahire, Niyonzima, Iradukunda, Usengimana, Manzi, Rutanga, Mubumbyi, Kayumba


90+3' - Full time in Morocco. Nigeria0-0 Rwanda

90+3' - Caution for Nshimiyimana

90+3' - Ndayishimiye makes a fine save with his legs to stop a corner dipping into his net.

90' - Rwanda came close to scoring from an indirect set piece, but the call for an offside has already gone.

87' - A shot from Rabiu Ali goes wide off target as the midfielder received a loose ball in a promising area,

83' Sub for Nigeria: Faleye off for Gabriel Okechukwu.

83' Sub for Nigeria: Faleye off for Gabriel Okechukwu.

80' - Nigeria were unfortunate to hit the left post from Eze's header in the box.

Sub for Nigeria: Okpotu off for Ibrahim Mustapha

73' - Rwanda grew confidence in how they played in midfield, Rutango saw his curling effort from a set piece missing the top right corner. Rwanda 0-0 Nigeria.

65' - Rwanda showing their quality going forward,, they penetrate the Nigerian defence and get a corner, but it's cleared.

60' Sub for Nigeria: Oladapo for Ifeanyi

58' - Good interchange of passes by Nigeria, they receive a set piece. Osas delivers, but Nigeria's goal ruled for offside as Eze scores.

54' Sub for Rwanda: Nshuti on for Biramahire.

51' Rwanda looking dangerous in he second stanza, Nigeria a bi leaky at he back, but they effort goes across the face of goal.

47' Sub for Rwanda: Justin Mico on for Barnabe Mubumbyi.

46' - Rwanda get the second half underway.

45+1' - Another set piece for the West Africans, Ndayishimiye tips it for a corner. No goals at half time.

43' - Rabiu Ali strikes a thunderous shot, but also rattles the cross bar with Ndayishimiye beaten. 0-0 so far.

40' - Eze missed a sitter from a beautiful header. Another miss by Faleye with the keeper down on his knees, his effort sails over the cross bar. Nigeria wasteful.

35' - Faleye brought down in a good area on the edge of the box. Caution for Mukunzi. Rwanda pack the area and concede a corner.

30' - Ezenwa makes a save to catch Rwandan shot from a distance. Easy picking for the skipper.

25' - Nigeria piling more pressure on Rwanda as they probe for an opening goal. Ndayishimiye the man organising his defence to stop the West Africans.

20' - The Amavubi are yet to cause troubles for Nigeria and are on the backfoot. Ndayishimiye comes out of his line to stop Faleye on one-on-one.

15' - Nigeria slowly improving on the ball, they are dominating now as they spend more time on Rwanda's half. No goals in the first 15 minutes.

10' - Nigeria hits the woodwork through Faleye who was unmarked in the box from a cross on the right wing. Rwanda clears on second attempt

05’ - Rwanda get a corner in the first three minute, but the referee spots a foul and Ezenwa will restart. Both sides trying to settle down.

01' - Victor Gomes gets the match underway.

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