Nigeria Olympic Eagles Vs Liberia – All Africa Video games Qualifiers
Nigeria’s nationwide senior U-23 soccer crew will face their Liberian counterparts in an African Video games qualifier on Saturday (April 16, 2011) to be performed on the Samuel Kanyon Doe Complicated at 8 pm Nigerian time.
Dream crew V had been ruthless of their 1st spherical demolition of Equatorial Guinea who they beat 5-0 within the first leg performed at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin Metropolis Nigeria earlier than ending the upside job performed in Malabo profitable 4-1 to advance to the 2nd spherical on an combination of 9-1 with targets from Nnamdi Odumadi, Ekigho Ehiosun, Lukman Haruna, Nosa Igiebor and Danny Uchechi.
The Liberia encounter will see a handful of foreign-based gamers in a squad fully dominated by homegrown gamers who featured within the 1st spherical conquer Equatorial Guinea. Tremendous Eagles fringe participant Ekigho Ehiosun who scored on his debut for the senior nationwide crew, Tremendous Eagles, will probably lead the crew’s assault. He additionally scored in each legs of their conflict with Equatorial Guinea, netting a hat-trick within the second leg.
The beginning line-up can be largely dominated by a number of foreign-based gamers like Nnamdi Odumadi, Rabiu Ibrahim and Daniel Uchechi. Goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye will probably be between the sticks whereas defender Kingsley Udoh and Ibok Edet will create sufficient defensive cowl. The winner of the home-and-away match will play the winner of the Ghana v Benin match for the Zone 3 ticket.
Not a lot is understood concerning the Liberia Olympic crew, however they’ve a powerful crew with the power to upset if the chance arises. The crew just lately misplaced certainly one of their star gamers, Patrick Doeplah, in mysterious circumstances forward of their qualifier in opposition to Ivory Coast.
Dream crew V has sufficient ammunition at their disposal to fend off any opposition from the Liberian crew. Nigeria has all the time been a dominant pressure at this degree and the pattern will most definitely proceed. The Olympic Eagles ought to be capable of get all three factors at stake on this encounter. The most effective outcome the Liberians can obtain is a draw which might solely occur if Coach Austin Eguaveon decides to deploy a extra defensive strategy to the sport.
The 2 groups have by no means met at this degree of the competitors and the encounter guarantees to be very thrilling as each groups could be taking part in desperately for the utmost three factors in play.
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