World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Nigeria beats Swaziland 2-0 to qualify for next round

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PORT HARCOURT, Nov. 17, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Nigeria defeated Swaziland by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 0-0), in the second leg of a qualifying game on Tuesday afternoon at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.

Swaziland made the Nigerians doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with goals by Simon ('51) and Ambrose ('87).

Nigeria, who tied 0-0 in the first leg, advance to the third round of the ongoing CAF World Cup qualifying campaign. Swaziland is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

Nigeria at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)

Swaziland at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
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Nigeria
2:0
Swaziland
2:0 (0:0)
  • 17 November 2015
  • 16:00
  • Port Harcourt

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