Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina: Odemwingie Gives Eagles A Great Chance

The Super Eagles’ second game at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil against Bosnia & Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal Cuiaba ended in a dramatic 1 – 0 victory.

Game stats (FULL TIME) and key moments of the game are given below:

Nigeria – Bosnia-Herzegovina

Possession 40% – 60%

Tackle success 88% – 80%

20 – Shots – 20

9 – (On Goal) – 7

4 – Corners – 4

7 – Saves – 8

3 – Offsides – 2

9 – Fouls – 7

1 – Yellows – 1

93` FULL Time. The Super Eagles win 1 – 0!!!!

92` OFF THE POST! Dzeko received the ball with a touch off his chest, puts it onto his left foot and fires at goal. Enyeama saves and it’s off the woodwork and away.

91` Dzeko rises highest with a standing jump but it’s a simple save for Enyeama.

90` Three minutes added.

89` B&H pressurises, the Super Eagles defend well.

83` Besic (B&H) has been excellent in penetrating Nigeria’s defense. His attempt is blocked by Omeruo

81` Yellow card for John Obi Mikel

75` Substitution # 2, the Super Eagles: Ejike Uzoenyi – IN, Michel Babatunde – OUT

68` Ibišević makes an attempt, Yobo blocks it.

65` Stephen Keshi replies with Nigeria’s first substitution: Shola Ameobi – IN, Ahmed Musa – OUT

64` Substitution # 3, B&H: Sušić – IN, Medunjanin – OUT

61` Dangerous moment. Shot by Emenike got blocked by Begović. Musa to swing the corner.

58` B&H attack gets a boost. Substitution # 2: Salihović – IN, Lulić – OUT

57` Substitution # 1, B&H: Ibišević – IN, Hajrović – OUT

48` Quiet start by both of the teams. The only notable attepmt was made by Dzeko, but off target.

46` The second half kicks off!

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IT’S Half-Time! See the game stats below:

Nigeria – Bosnia-Herzegovina

Possession 42% – 57%

Tackle success 83% – 75%

10 – Shots – 9

4 – (On Goal) – 4

2 – Corners – 2

4 – Saves – 3

2 – Offsides – 2

3 – Fouls – 2

0 – Yellows – 1

45` Musa is ruled offside. B&H rushes forward. The team wants to equalise before the break.

40` Medunjanin (Bosnia and Herzegovina) shot flies well over the bar.

39` Musa shoots, but Begovic blocks the attempt.

34` Another threat. The actors are the same: Dzeko shots, Enyeama saves.

29` GOOOOOAL Nigeria! It’s Peter Odemwingie! It is his 11th goal for the national team.

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