Goals and Highlights: Nigeria 1-1 Cape Verde in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
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Final Score

FINAL | Nigeria 1-1 Cape Verde

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The match ends:

Nigeria 1-1 Cape Verde

Nigeria are through to the playoffs!

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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria in the attacking half.
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Substitution Nigeria:

Onuachu replaces Osimhen.

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Corner kick for Cape Verde.
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Foul. Free kick for Cape Verde in the attacking half.
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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria in the attacking half.
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Iheanacho's header is blocked and Nigeria have another corner kick.
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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria in the attacking half.
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Corner kick for Cape Verde.
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Foul. Free kick for Cape Verde on the right wing.
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Substitution Nigeria:

Ilheanacho replaces Ighalo

Onyeka replaces Aribo.

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Substitition Nigeria:

Vagner replaces Paulino.

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Corner kick for Cape Verde.
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Substitution Nigeria:

Shehu replaces Simon.

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Substitution Cape Verde:

Tavares replaces Andrade.

Lima replaces Rocha.

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Corner kick for Nigeria.
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Substitution Cape Verde:

Seemdo replaces Fortes.

Borges replaces Monteiro.

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Okoye flies off his line to snatch the loose ball as Cape Verde end up in the home team's box.
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Foul. Free kick for Cape Verde in the attacking half.
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Offside, Nigeria.
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Second half begins

Start the second half in the Teslim Balogun!
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Half Time: Nigeria 1-1 Cape Verde

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The first half ends:

Nigeria 1-1 Cape Verde

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Ighalo finds space to the left, raises his head to choose Osimhen, but his cross is cleared.

There will be two additional minutes. 

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Foul. Free kick for Cape Verde in the attacking half.
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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria on the right wing.
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Ighalo remata de cabeza por encima del travesaño tras un centro por la banda derecha de Osimhen.
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Ighalo heads over the bar after Osimhen's right-wing cross.
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Iwobi finishes very well but the goalkeeper saves and sends a corner kick. Osimhen gets up to head the resulting corner kick, but he can't score.
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Ighalo's shot. It is a great opportunity for the experienced forward in the area, but he does not manage to connect clearly.
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Corner kick for Nigeria.
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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria in the attacking half.
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Foul. Free kick for Cape Verde in the attacking half.
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Wilfred Ndidi is shown the yellow card.
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Osimhen's header that goes way off track.
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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria in the attacking half.
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Foul. Free kick for Nigeria in the defensive half.
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Iwobi's shot. Well, it was an excellent 10 minute opening in Lagos. We already have two goals.
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Tavares heads off. In another play he stopped ball, this time from the left, but he couldn't keep his head down.
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Goal! Cape Verde

Stopíra finishes off the goal and ties the score.

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Goal! Nigeria

Simon takes the corner. Victor Osimhen tucks it away. It's a dream start for Nigeria.

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Corner kick for Nigeria.
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Whistle the referee and start the game!
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Players warm up beforehand at the Stadium:

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Lineup Cape Verde

This is Cape Verde's starting eleven for today's game:

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Lineup Nigeria

The Super Eagles of Nigeria starting xi vs Cape Verde:

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Life or death match

Nigeria, which is in the first place of group C with 12 points and Cape Verde, is in the second position of the same group with 10 points.

Nigeria will host Cape Verde knowing that a draw will be enough to secure their advancement to the next qualifying round for the World Cup.

However, it will be the Cape Verdeans who prevail in Group C if they can defeat their rivals in Lagos.

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Start one more Matchday of the qualifying rounds

The Nigerian and Cape Verde teams will meet this Tuesday afternoon at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, for the sixth day of the second qualifying round for Qatar 2022. Next, we will have the line-ups for the match.

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News from Cape Verde

While for Cape Verde, coach Bubista will take a similar approach to his rival, potentially making just one team change or using some tactical variant for this match.

Willy Semedo could get the go-ahead to start Dylan Tavares after replacing him at halftime against the Central African Republic.

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News from Nigeria

Coach Rohr is unlikely to make many changes to his starting eleven for this match after his win over Liberia.

Chidera Ejuke replaced Alex Iwobi shortly after the first hour of that game and it seems more likely that he will stay on the substitute bench for today.

Musa is also pushing for Iheanacho to have contributed during the last match, we'll see what the coach of Nigeria decides.

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Get Started

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What time is Nigeria vs Cape Verde match for 2022 World Cup Qualifiers?

This is the start time of the game Nigeria vs Cape Verde of November 16th, 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 1:00 PM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

Bolivia: 12:00 PM ESPN 3 / STAR+

Brazil: 2:00 PM in STAR+

Chile: 1:00 PM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

Colombia: 11:00 AM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

Ecuador: 11:00 AM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

USA (ET): 11:00 AM in ESPN+

Spain: 5:00 PM

Mexico: 10:00 AM

Paraguay: 1:00 PM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

Peru: 11:00 AM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

Uruguay: 1:00 PM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

Venezuela: 12:00 PM in ESPN 3 / STAR+

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Latest games between Nigeria vs Cape Verde

Cape Verde 1-2 Nigeria    Sep 7, 2021    Africa Qualifiers

Nigeria 1-1 Cape Verde    Oct 5, 2019    WAFU Cup of Nations

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Key player of Cape Verde

Footballer Júlio Tavares is a forward and his current team is Al-Faisaly from the Saudi Professional League.

He is international with the Cape Verde soccer team, has played 39 international matches and has scored 4 goals. He debuted on November 14, 2012 in a friendly match against the Ghana national team.

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Key player of Nigeria

The young Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi is the current conductor of Leicester City. Since his arrival at the English club, he has managed to become an essential player in the starting line-ups of the British city center team.
He is a young player, with extraordinary physical qualities. It was the answer to the emptiness that N'Golo left after his departure to Chelsea.

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Probable lineups of Nigeria vs Cape Verde


Okoye; Balogun, Troost-Ekong, Collins, Awaziem; Ndidi, Aribo; Iwobi, Simon, Iheanacho; Osimhen.

Coach: Gernot Rohr.

Cape Verde:

Rosa; Stopira, Lopes, Furtado; Fortes, Semedo, Borges, Monteiro; Santos, Mendes; J. Tavares.

Coach: Bubista.

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Who will be the referee and his assistants?

For the Nigeria vs Cape Verde match at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, the central referee will be the Algerian Mustapha Ghorbal.

He will be assisted by his compatriots Mokrane Gourari as assistant referee 1, Abbes Akram Zerhouni as assistant referee 2 and Lahlou Benbraham will be the fourth official.

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This is how Cape Verde arrives

Since a 2-1 loss to Nigeria in September, the Cape Verdean National Team has achieved three consecutive victories, each by one goal difference.

Coach Bubista's team came from behind to prevail in two of those games, performances that have kept their dream of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup for the first time alive.

The goals have been shared by the entire Cape Verde squad and only Julio Tavares has scored twice in their Group C matches. While Nigeria comes as favorites for the match, it would be naive to rule out Cape Verde's chances.

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This is how Nigeria arrives

Given the quality of their players, Gernot Rohr would have hoped that Nigeria had already qualified for the top 10 of the African tie with one match to go. However, the late 1-0 loss at home to the Central African Republic on matchday three meant there was no margin for error after opening the group with two wins.

Nigeria after that unexpected defeat have recorded another six points to stay ahead of their next rivals within the group. They defeated Liberia 2-0 last Saturday and it looked like a comfortable victory, but Nigeria relied on penalties from Victor Osimhen and Ahmed Musa to claim victory in Morocco.

Victor Osimhen now has three goals in this knockout stage heading to Qatar 2022, taking a step forward at a time when Kelechi Iheanacho has not scored since the start.

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The match will be played at Teslim Balogun Stadium

Tomorrow afternoon from Lagos, Nigeria, this match corresponding to the Qualifiers will be played towards the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The Teslim Balogun Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Lagos, Nigeria. It is currently used primarily for football matches and serves as the home field of First Bank FC. The stadium seats 24,325 people and sits next to the Lagos National Stadium. It was completed in 2007, took 23 years to build, and cost more than $ 1.3 million. Started in 1984 under the administration of the military governor Gbolahan Mudasiru, construction continued to stagnate under military regimes and the stadium was turned into a white elephant. In 2006, homeless people and children lived in the facility area. In 2009 the stadium was used to host the 2009 U-17 Soccer World Cup.

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