World Cup 2010 – Group B highlights
Argentina 1-0 Nigeria highlights
Venue Ellis Park, Johannesburg
12 June 2010
kick off: 16:00 CET


El Diego’s return to the World Cup fold produces a victory for Argentina and two clenched fists from the 1986 champion. Gabby Heinze’s header proves enough – but spare a thought for Nigeria’s magnificent goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.
Argentina v Nigeria line-ups:

Argentina: Romero, Gutierrez, Demichelis, Samuel, Heinze, Veron, Mascherano, Di Maria, Tevez, Messi, Higuain.
Subs: Pozo, Rodriguez, Burdisso, Bolatti, Garce, Otamendi, Aguero, Palermo, Milito, Maxi, Pastore, Andujar.

Nigeria: Enyeama, Odiah, Yobo, Shittu, Taiwo, Kaita, Etuhu, Haruna, Obasi Ogbuke, Yakubu, Obinna.
Subs: Ejide, Kanu, Afolabi, Utaka, Martins, Ideye, Odemwingie, Uche, Yussuf, Echiejile, Adeleye, Aiyenugbu.
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (Germany)

Emmanuel Adebayor
“Messi showed how good he is – every time he got the ball something happened. Maradona has managed to give him the confidence to make sure he plays like he does for Barcelona and he looked like he really enjoyed it.”

Goal scorers:
6′ [1 : 0] Gabriel Ivan Heinze
Cards:
41′ Jonas Gutierrez
77′ Lukman Haruna

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