How Nigeria Vs Angola Had Played Past Matches; A Head To Head Analysis
Nigeria has won Angola thrice, drew Five matches and lost twice…
On the account of Head 2 Head H2H between Nigeria and Angola, here is the analysis. So far, Nigeria has won Angola thrice, drew Five matches and lost twice.
On 4th April 1981, during an international friendly, Nigeria played a goaless draw with Angola. On 10th April 1983 during an African cup of Nations in Nigeria, Super eagles of Nigeria beat Angola 2 – 0 at the Surulere stadium.
On 21st April 1983, during the 1st round of African cup of Nations in Luanda, Angola won Nigeria by 1 goal to 0. In Estadio da Cidadela, Luanda, at the FIFA world cup, Nigeria tied Angola to a 2:2 draw at the second half. Both goals were scored in 7mins by Stephen Keshi (72′) and Mike Obiku (79′).
On 12th August, Nigeria defeated Angola in a FIFA world cup Africa round 2 with Stephen Keshi scoring the only goal in 44′ just few minutes before first half break.
On 8th September, 2002, at the Estadio da Cidadela, Luanda, during the African Cup of Nations, Angola scored the first goal 9 mins into the game. Few minutes into second half they scored their second goal at 55mins. 57mins into the game Uche Kalu scored the first goal for Nigeria. 67mins a penalty was awarded to Nigeria which was taken by Peter Odewingie to tie Angola to a 2:2 draw.
On June 20th 2004, in preparation for FIFA world cup, Angola won Nigeria by 1:0 at the Estadio da Cidadela, Luanda. The only goal was scored at the 84th minute by Akwa. On 18th June 2005, on the return leg of the world cup qualifier, Jay Jay Okocha netted the first goal 5 mins into the game. It was equalized at the 60th minute by Paula Figueiredo.
The interesting part of this article is the recent match between Nigeria a d Angola, on 28 January 2018, in a quarter final match of the African cup of Nations, Va scored the first goal for Angola at the 55th mins, just immediately after returning from first half break. Surprisingly, Anthony Okpotu equalized at the 90th minute. And then there came an extra time which saw Nigeria to the semi final after Gabriel Okechukwu netted the winning goal at the 109th minute. Will history repeat itself on Friday?
How Nigeria Vs Angola Had played