Africa Cup of Nations • Group D
  • 2nd Half
  • Nigeria
  • Sudan
  • OmerOmer
    89'
  • NemerKesra
    89'
  • AwoniyiSadiq
    82'
  • Khidir (P)
    70'
  • Aina
    69'
  • AriboNwakali
    65'
  • IheanachoMusa
    65'
  • HamedZorga
    64'
  • Simon
    46'
  • 1/2 Time
  • Nigeria
  • Sudan
  • Abas OmerMahjoub
    45'
  • ChukwuezeIwobi
    45'
  • AhmedNooh
    45'
  • 1st Half
  • Nigeria
  • Sudan
  • Awoniyi
    45'
  • Chukwueze
    3'
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Nigeria - Sudan

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FULL TIME

That's all!

A comfortable win for the Super Eagles, they will face much sterner tests but past this one with flying colours.

90'

Nemer forced off

He is replaced by Tia, Sudan's last allocated substitute.

88'

Makki comes on for Yagoub for Sudan

87' 

Nemer is down and getting attention

He should be alright to finish the match though.

82' 

Awoniyi comes off for Sadiq

Nigeria thinking of the games ahead.

81' 

Dangerous cross from Eflfadni

And Okoye just paws the ball barely out of the six-yard box but Troost-Ekong can they clear.

75' 

Iwobi has a shot at goal

But hits his effort wide.

73' 

Nwakali shoots from a free kick

But the Sudan keeper saves comfortably.

  • Walieldin Khidir
    Goal by penaltyWalieldin KhidirSudanGOAL FOR SUDAN! Cool penalty from Walieldin Khidir sending the keeper the wrong way.
70'

GOAL FOR SUDAN!

Cool penalty from Walieldin Khidir sending the keeper the wrong way.

  • Ola Aina
    Yellow cardOla AinaNigeriaPENALTY! The referee awards the spot kick and gives Aina a yellow card.
69'

PENALTY!

The referee awards the spot kick and gives Aina a yellow card.

68' 

Referee checking the video for a penalty

There was a shirt pull and a foot stood on by Aina on Mustafa when a corner came in.

66' 

A real chance on the counter-attack

Nooh looked to be through on goal but Sanusi timed his tackle perfectly as he turned into the area.

64'

Musa and Nwakali come on

Iheanacho and Aribo come off.

58' 

Sting gone out of the game

Nigeria seem pretty satisfied with their efforts and do not want to over-exert themselves, while Sudan seem happy to just get their foot on the ball.

54'

Iwobi has the ball in the net

But the referee had blown the whistle for a foul from Iheanacho for a push.

52' 

Another chance for Nigeria

Dreadful defending from Nemer looking to head a ball virtually on the floor and Mustafa has to come across to block Awoniyi's effort.

  • Moses Simon
    GoalMoses SimonNigeriaGOAL FOR NIGERIA! That didn't take long. Simon with the goal. Sudan didn't touch the ball before Nemer just managed to prevent Awoniyi receiving the ball on the edge of the box but only succeeded in playing through Simon who smashes a finish low under the keeper.
46'

GOAL FOR NIGERIA!

That didn't take long. Simon with the goal. Sudan didn't touch the ball before Nemer just managed to prevent Awoniyi receiving the ball on the edge of the box but only succeeded in playing through Simon who smashes a finish low under the keeper.

46' 

Nigeria get the second half underway...

46' 

Half-time substitutions

Iwobi has replaced Chukwueze for Nigeria

Al-Gozoli and Mahjoub arte on for Eisa and Abas for Sudan.

HALF TIME 

Nigeria looking comfortable

It is very hard to see Sudan getting back into the game now.

  • Taiwo Awoniyi
    GoalTaiwo AwoniyiNigeriaGOAL FOR NIGERIA! Iheanacho put in a dangerous cross which Ekong flick-headed on hitting Nemer and then deflecting straight into Awoniyi's head and sneaking through Abu-Eshrein on the line.
45+1'

GOAL FOR NIGERIA!

Iheanacho put in a dangerous cross which Ekong flick-headed on hitting Nemer and then deflecting straight into Awoniyi's head and sneaking through Abu-Eshrein on the line.

45' 

Chukwueze is brought down by Omer

On the right flank 30 yards from goal giving Iheanacho a chance to put the ball in the box.

42' 

Another great chance...

Aribo played in Awoniyi who pulled back setting up an open goal but the midfielder got an awful contact on the finish which went wide.

38'

How did that not go in?

Aribo crossed to the six-yard box where Awoniyi lunged at the ball hitting the post and then Elfadni managed to clear off the line with Simon lurking.

36' 

Ekong close to a second

A free kick reaches the Watford man in the six-yard box but can't convert with the keeper blocking the effort.

31' 

Alrashad plays in Omer

But Omeruo shepherds him away from goal.

29' 

What was the keeper doing?

Abu-Eshrain came flying out from the corner but nowhere near the ball and was fortunate no Nigerian retrieved it until near the touchline.

26'

Great through-ball from Iheanacho

And then a poor shot from Awoniyi, but a deflection off Nemer made it a good one and Abu-Eshrain had to block the effort with his legs.

24' 

Sudan very comfortable in possession

But no threat at the moment.

20' 

Aina puts a dangerous throw into the box

But eventually, after a little pinball, Mustafa can clear.

15' 

Shambaly has an effort at goal

But again Sudan are wide of the target.

11' 

Abbas Omer shoots...

But wide of the target for Sudan

8' 

Sudan coming into the game now...

A little shell-shocked after the opening but Sudan spending time in the Nigerian half now.

  • Samuel Chukwueze
    GoalSamuel ChukwuezeNigeriaGOAL FOR NIGERIA! Simon sets up Chukwueze who gives the Super Eagles an early lead.
3'

GOAL FOR NIGERIA!

Simon sets up Chukwueze who gives the Super Eagles an early lead.

1' 

Sudan get the game underway!

15:55 

Welcome to Eurosport's coverage of Nigeria-Sudan!

I'm Ciaran Baynes and I'll be following the match with you.

15:50 

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