CUIABá, Jun. 21, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Nigeria defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Saturday night at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá.
All the action happened in the first half, with Nigerian striker Peter Odemwingie goal in the 29th minute.
The result put the Nigerians second in Group F with 4 points. Bosnia and Herzegovina is bottom with no points. In their last game, Nigeria will meet group leaders Argentina at the Arena Pantanal on June 25, while Bosnia and Herzegovina will face Iran.
Fixtures and Results : Group F
Nigeria at the World Cup
- 5 appearances (first in 1994)
- 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
Bosnia and Herzegovina at the World Cup
- First appearance
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
- 21 June 2014
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