Saturday, 21st June
Bosnia-Herzegovina in Cuiaba.
Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina have never met before in
international football competition.
Nigeria have made it to the World Cup Finals five times. For Bosnia,
this is their first appearance.
Bosnia's Edin Dzeko had a goal disallowed for offside in the 20th
Less than ten minutes later, Peter Odemwingie scored the only goal of the game to give
Nigeria a good chance of staying in the tournament; with a point against Argentina, who
are already qualified, enough. A win and Nigeria would top the group.
The defeat means the end of Bosnia-Herzegovina's first attempt to get
out of the group stage. However, if they get at least a point against Iran, they can take
the Iranians home with them.
Final Score: Nigeria 1 - Bosnia 0
1:0 - Peter Odemwingie (29 mins)
1-Vincent Enyeama; 5-Efe Ambrose, 2-Joseph Yobo, 22-Kenneth Omeruo, 13-Juwon Oshaniwa;
7-Ahmed Musa, 10-John Obi Mikel, 17-Ogenyi Onazi, 18-Michel Babatunde; 9-Emmanuel Emenike,
1-Asmir Begovic; 13-Mensur Mujdza, 4-Emir Spahic, 15-Toni Sunjic, 16-Senad Lulic;
7-Muhamed Besic, 8-Miralem Pjanic, 20-Izet Hajrovic, 10-Zvjezdan Misimovic; 18-Haris
Medunjanin, 11-Edin Dzeko.
2 yellow cards:
6 mins - Haris Medunjanin (Bosnia)
81 mins - John Obi Mikel (Nigeria)
Argentina vs Iran
2014 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage.
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