World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Nicaragua beats Anguilla 3-0 to qualify for next round

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THE VALLEY, Mar. 29, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (American Qualifiers) : Nicaragua defeated Anguilla by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in the second leg of a qualifying game on Sunday afternoon at the Ronald Webster Park in The Valley.

Leguías scored dual goals

Nicaragua dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Leguías in the 21st minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Nicaraguans further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Barrera '46 and Leguías '67).

Nicaragua, who won the first leg (5-0), advance to the second round of the ongoing CONCACAF World Cup qualifying campaign. Anguilla is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : First Round



Anguilla at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 2002)

Nicaragua at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
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