to press. John Pantsil does fancy dribble in his own
20:07 - Nigeria
not getting their strings of passes together.
NIGERIA 0 V GHANA
0. Game well balanced.
20:09 - Ghana
just won a freekick but after a 20 second dribble, Anthony Annan kicks well
wide of Nigeria's
Stadium is way less than half full.
20:11 - Prince Tagoe for Ghana gets in Nigeria's box but Nigeria's keeper Austine Ejide
gets the ball off him n he wants a penalty which Refree Mark Clattenburg waves
20:12 - Nigeria looks disjointed as Ghana keeps pressing.
20:14 - GHANA ALMOST SCORED as
Prince Tagoe headed a short ball on target only for Austine to pick it up.
20:16 - Osofor fouled as Nigeria
gets a free kick in their own half.
20:18 - Ghana
gets first corner.
20:19 - Victor Obinna heads for
another corner for Ghana.
20:22 - Prince Tagoe hits another
shot on targe but Austine Ejide easily catches it. Nigeria's
Austine Ejide has been clearly the best Nigeria player.
20:24 - Samson Siasia looks suprised
lack of ability to string passes together.
20:26 - Nigeria enters the Ghanaian box for the first time in a long spell.
Ahmed Musa does a good dribble n pass from the right flank and almost found
Ideye Brown with a half empty post with Ghana's keeper - Adam Kwarasey coming
out. Keeper picks ball easily eventually.
30 MINS GONE. Game a bit
balanced now. NIGERIA 0 GHANA 0
20:31 - Nigeria almost scored with Victor Obina having a good deft touch o the left flank, he
passes to Ideye Brown who was ball watching only for Ghana's keeper to fumble
20:33 - NIGERIA ALMOST SCORED AFTER CLIPPING GHANA'S POST. Nigeria is playing much better.
Ideye Brown hits a 25 beauty that clips the inside of Ghana's post with Ghana's keeper - Adam Kwarasey well
20:42 - Ahmed Musa crossed the ball
for Ideye Brown who connects but Ghana kicks for a corner. Resulting
corner goes back to Ghana
for a goal kick.
20:43 - Victor Obina gets the ball
across the left flank and crosses the ball but it is blocked by Ghana.
NIGERIA'S DEFENCE SEEMS SOLID
20:49 - FIRST HALF. Mark Clattenburg
blows the whistle. NIGERIA 0