Nigeria vs Mexico – International Football Friendly (live)
Nigeria will be playing an International Football Friendly match against Mexico. The match will be played in the U.S. on March 6, 01:30 GMT.
Mexico, like African champions- Nigeria, is among the countries that will participate in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
You can follow this match live here as well as the live scores and commentaries.
90′ and the referee gives the final whistle, it was an outstanding game!! thank you ladies and gentlmen, StarAfrica fans for following this game with us
87′ Another brilliant save by Enyeama, the keeper is having a great game
78′ Both teams are playing offensive play, and they are threatening with many scoring opportunities but no one could reach the net
70′ Substitution O. Peralta R. Jiménez
66′ Substitution Leon-Aderemi Balogun Azubuike Egwueke
64′ Substitution J. Medina C. Peña
64′ Substitution D. Reyes Rodríguez
60′ Substitution Ahmed Musa Victor Obinna
57′ Enyeama is just brilliant today, and is saving a lot of chances and precenting Mexico from scoring!! what a world class goal keeper
52′ A strong run down the right by Moses but Nigeria have to retreat having come under pressure from El Tri in midfield
48′ Musa’s effort goes too weak to pose any threat to the keeper
46′ Mexico doesn’t give Nigeria a chance to breath, and starts attacking right away
45′ The referee give a signal to start the second half
Substitution Michael Uchebo Leon-Aderemi Balogun
Substitution E. Ambrose Ramon Azeez
Substitution Vincent Enyeama Austin Ejide
Substitution Chicharito A. Pulido
Substitution L. Montes J. Aquino
45′+2 The referee gives the half-time whistle
45′ the referee counts 2 minutes of additional time
42′ Obi Mikel is injured after a challenge with a Mexican player, all our hopes are with him to recover and continue the game
37′ Both teams are exchanging attacks, with Mexico being more dangerous so far
30′ Mexico forwards misses a clear chance to score a goal, a face to face chance strangely missed
26′ Wonderful chance for Mexico to score, an amazing header saved brilliantly by the keeper
23′ What a fabulous effort from outside the box from Herrera, the ball was few inches far from the bar
20′ A freekick given to Mexico, poorly played and interceted by Nigeria’s wall
19′ the rythme of the game is very quick, this is definitly the type of matches we want to watch
18′ Amazing run by Moses after intercepting the ball in the midfield, his effort ends by shot without any danger
12′ The goalkeeper is injured during a routine save by an on-rushing Nigerian attacker
9′ Nigeria almost went ahead there, Emenike’s shot is stopped by Ochao and the Eagles win a free kick. Ochoa once again saves a shot from outside the box. Nigeria looking dangerous as Mexico are rescued twice by the last man.
7′ The CSKA man shoots wide from outside the box after profiting from a quick lay off. Never looked like troubling Ochoa in the Mexican goal
6′ After a period that looked like Nigeria would break El Tri defences via debutant Michael Uchebo, Mexico get themselves back into this game stringing a few passes in front of the Nigerian defence. But the Eagles win back control via a throw in.
5′ Nigeria win a a corner kick off a free kick sent into the box, Moses takes it but is cleared as Ambrose sends it back in before Mexico eventually clear their area.
1′ Both teams are turned out in their new World Cup kits, Mexico in red on blue while Nigeria are in their away strip of white and green.
0′ The game has gotten underway now and one can hear a boisterous cheer from the huge crowd.
Mexico: Aguilar P, Guardado A, Hernandez J, Herrera H, Marquez R, Medina J, Montes L, Moreno H, Ochoa G, Peralta O, Reyes D
Nigeria: Ambrose E, Echiejile U, Emenike E, Enyeama V, Mikel J. O, Moses V, Musa A, Oboabona G, Omeruo K, Onazi O, Uchebo M