Nigeria Vs Uganda Live: Minute by minute updates - Football

Nigeria Vs Uganda Live: Minute by minute updates – Football

The Super Eagles of Nigeria take on the Cranes of Uganda in an international friendly game at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba on Tuesday, November 20.

Super Eagles held to a 0-0 draw by Uganda

Live updates

97 mins : Final whistle Uganda hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a goalless draw

96 mins : Offside to Uganda

95 mins : Isaac Success shot saved by the goalkeeper

91 mins : Mikel Agu nods Samuel Kalu’s corner wide

end of the 90, 5 minutes additional time added

88 mins Kelechi Iheanacho replaces John Ogu

88 mins : Uganda make final change

84 mins : Samuel Kalu with a free kick

83 mins Godfrey Walusimbi booked for Uganda

80 mins : Nigeria get a clean chance but the Ugandan’s thwart Mikel Agu’s effort

78 mins : Isaac Success almost through on goal but a Ugandan defender clears out

75 mins : Henry Onyekuru replaces Alex Iwobi

74 mins : Referee warns Ugandan player after hacking down Kalu

71 mins : Uganda defence difficult to break down showing why they have not conceded in five AFCON qualifiers

70 mins : Uganda make a another change

67 mins : Ahmed Musa comes off for Moses Simon to make an appearance after missing out of the world cup

66 mins : Khalid Aucho of Uganda booked after a rash tackle on Kalu

Cranes of Uganda

Uganda proving a stubborn opposition (Cranes of Uganda)


61 mins : Samuel Kalu produces some good work to earn the Super Eagles a corner

57 mins : Uganda growing in confidence aiming to cause damage to the Super Eagles

56 mins : still goalless, Nigerians supporters asking for one goal

50 mins : still goalless between Nigeria and Uganda

Nigeria have started the second half on the front foot

Watford striker Isaac Success and Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu and William Troost Ekong introduced at the start of the second half for Oghenekaro Etebo, Victor Osihmen and Samuel Chukweze

second half begins as Alex Iwobi kicks off

Super Eagles of Nigeria

The Super Eagles are playing their last game of the year at home (Twitter/Naijafootballpl)

Gernot Rohr’s team have failed to produce a dominant performance but the home crowd keep cheering and optimistic for a goal

Half time at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, the Super Eagles were unable to break down their opponents

John Ogu receives a yellow card for his troubles

Cranes of Uganda

Uganda are making it difficult for the Super Eagles (National Accord newspaper)

45 mins – Free kick to the Cranes of Uganda just before the break

45 mins – Nigeria flagged offisde, the Super Eagles trying to end on a high

42 mins – Nigeria fail to convert from a corner kick

40 mins – Alex Iwobi fails to find the man in the box after  a good run from Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles

The Super Eagles are struggkung to bak down the Cranes of Uganda (Getty Images)

38 mins – physical contest so far between Nigeria and Uganda, few chances created

37 mins – Etebo out recieving treatment

Samuel Chukwkeze’s corner produces no end result

33 mins few chances created still goalless

Osihmen heads wide from a cross by Jamilu Collins

14 mins – still goalless as the Super Eagles are trying to find the breakthrough

10 mins – few chances created for either side still 0-0

1 min – Kick off..

Super Eagles of Nigeria

The Super Eagles are playing at home after qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Getty Images)



Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has dropped Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong in defence.

Samuel Kalu is replaced along with, Kelechi Iheanacho who all participated at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Super Eagles vs Uganda

Ahmed Musa captains the Super Eagles against the Cranes of Uganda (NFF)

They were replaced by Semi Ajayi, Bryan Idowu and Daniel Akpeyi in goal while Mikel Agu, Victor Oshimen and Samuel Chukwueze were the reinforcements in midfield and attack

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