Goals and Highlights: Cape Verde 1-2 Nigeria in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
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Relive the game

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Thank you for following VAVEL's coverage of the game between Cape Verde and Nigeria in the African qualifiers.
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Valuable victory

Nigeria got their second win, albeit this one in a very fortuitous way with the own goal from midfield.
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End game

Cape Verde 1-2 Nigeria.
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Cape Verde's free kick goes wide of the opponent's goal.
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Omeruo has been cautioned and 4 minutes were added.
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He missed it. Pires' header goes wide and Cape Verde came close to an equalizer.
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Cape Verde insisted on the right flank, but their crosses fell short and were all rejected by the opposing defense.
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Double substitution by Nigeria in an attempt to secure the match.
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Goal Nigeria

Santos returns the ball to his goalkeeper and ends up spiking the ball into his own goal.

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Moeffl's shot from inside the area is saved by the goalkeeper.
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The game is stopped for a few moments for changes and rehydration.
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Monteiro escaped in the head-to-head, but the flagman had already signaled the advanced position.
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Cape Verde change

Rodrigues leaves

Dias enters

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A very weak shot that lands in Vozinha's hands.A very weak shot that lands in Vozinha's hands.
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Collinds enters the area, but his header is forced wide.
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Dangerous service to the near post that is denied by the Nigerian defense.
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The second half begins between Cape Verde and Nigeria.
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Half time

Cape Verde 1-1 Nigeria.
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Add one more minute.
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Ejuke with the cutback and the shot that Vozinha manages to deflect to save his goal.
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A corner kick to the far post that Bonke doesn't get a good shot off and it goes high.
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After the goal, Nigeria has taken control of the midfield, but so far without any depth.
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Goal Nigeria

Osimhen's cross into the six-yard box is blocked by the goalkeeper, but on the rebound the ball ends up in the back of the net to make it 1-1.

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Osimhen's shot from outside the area was deflected for a corner kick by goalkeeper Vozinha.
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Mid-range shot by Mendes, Cape Verde, goes wide of the Eagles' goal.
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Goal Cape Verde

Tavares was not in an advanced position and he fires a shot to the near post that beats the goalkeeper and opens the scoring.

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Simon with the service to the second post that goes too far.
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A strong tackle by Bonke is protested by the stands, but the referee only talks to him without showing him a yellow card.
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A corner kick that Nigeria takes short and then the cross goes too far and they end up wasting it.
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Musa enters the area, but his shot goes well over the top of the goal.
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Neither team was able to impose any conditions in the first minutes of the match.
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The match between Cape Verde and Nigeria kicks off.
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In this moments

Both teams are already on the field and their respective national anthems are currently being sung.
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Minutes away

In a few minutes, the second match of Group C will kick off between Cape Verde and Nigeria. Don't miss the details of the match.
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Upcoming matches

Cape Verde's next match will be on October 6 when they visit Liberia, while Nigeria will host Central African Republic on the same day.
11:42 AM13 days ago

They jump to warm up

A few moments ago, the Nigerian team took to the field for warm-up exercises.

11:39 AM13 days ago

Uniform ready

Thus, the Cape Verde team will be playing in their traditional home dress in blue.

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Great support

The Cape Verde national team shared on their social networks the story of a young blind man, but that has not prevented the support for their national team to be one of their most fervent supporters.
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XI Cape Verde

1 Vozinha, 3 Lopes, 4 Ponck, 7 Andrade, 10 Monteiro, 11 Rodríguez, 14 Pires, 16 Tavares, 18 Rocha, 20 Mendes, 22 Furtado.
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They go for it all

Cape Verde's technical director, Bubista, pointed out that if they maintain the frequency of arrival as they did in the previous match the chances of taking the victory against Nigeria will be high this Tuesday:

"Obviously we want to be as strong as possible to look for the three points. As we created chances against Central African Republic, we are confident that we will also be able to create them against Nigeria," said the tactician.

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XI Nigeria

1 Okoye, 3 Collinds, 12 Shehu, 22 Omerou, 20 Awaziem, 13 Bonke, 14 Michael, 8 Ejuke, 15 Simon, 7 Musa, 9 Osimhen.


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Renewing the staff

The African Eagles have made seven changes for this match but will nevertheless be looking to secure their second win in the final phase of qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar.
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First results of the day

These were the first scores of the first day of the playoffs:

Ethiopia 1-0 Zimbabue

Malawi 1-0 Moçambique

Tanzania 3-2 Madagascar

Zâmbia 0-2 Tunisia

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Cape Verde and Nigeria continue the day's action in the African qualifiers with the aim of advancing to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. We begin.
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Tune in here Cape Verde vs Nigeria Live Score

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What time is Cape Verde vs Nigeria match for World Cup Qualifiers?

This is the start time of the game Cape Verde vs Nigeria of 7th September in several countries:

Argentina: 1:00 PM in FIFA TV.

Bolivia: 12:00 PM in FIFA TV.

Brazil: 1:00 PM in FIFA TV.

Chile: 12:00 PM in FIFA TV.

Colombia: 11:00 AM in FIFA TV.

Ecuador: 11:00 AM in FIFA TV.

USA (ET): 12:00 PM in FIFA TV.

Spain: 6:00 PM in FIFA TV.

Mexico: 11:00 AM in FIFA TV.

Paraguay: 1:00 AM in FIFA TV.

Peru: 11:00 AM in FIFA TV.

Uruguay: 1:00 AM in FIFA TV.

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When will the visit be paid?

Cape Verde will be paying the visit next November 14 to Nigeria, in what will be the last game of the African qualifiers before next year's African Cup of Nations.
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Key player Nigeria

The man of experience and quality in front of the attack is Victor Osimhen, who plays for Napoli in Italy and who could make the difference in the game at any moment from his boots.

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Key player Cape Verde

An explosive man up front, Al-Faisaly F. C. player, Julio Taváres, could be the weapon for the home team as he was in last week's match.

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Last lineup Nigeria

16 Maduka Okoye, 6 Leon Balogun, 5 William Troost Ekong, 3 Jamilu Collins, 2 Ola Aina, 18 Alex Iwobi, 10 Joe Aribo, 4 Wilfred Ndidi, 15 Moses Simon, 14 Kelechi Lheanacho, 9 Victor Osimhen.
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Last lineup Cape Verde

1 Vozinha, 22 Steve Furtado, 2 Stopira, 3 Roberto Lopes, 16 Dylan, 18 Kenny Santos, 4 Carlos Ponck, 7 Patrick Andrade, 9 Willis Furtado, 19 Julio Taváres, 20 Ryan Mendes.
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Last game Nigeria

While Nigeria had a great display at home to pull out a comfortable 2-0 win against Liberia with a brace from Kelechi Iheanacho in the 23rd and 45th minutes.
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Last game Cape Verde

Last Wednesday was Cape Verde's first game, where they salvaged a 1-1 draw in their visit to Central African Republic with a goal by Julio Taváres; for the home side, Tresór Toripité scored.
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Play-offs continue

The African qualifiers will be played extremely fast, so every point becomes more important and with this game both Cape Verde and Nigeria will conclude their participation in this FIFA Date.
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The Kick-off

The Cape Verde vs Nigeria match will be played at the Aderito Sena Stadium, in Mindelo, Cape Verde. The kick-off is scheduled at 12:00 pm ET.
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