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Nigeria 1-Vs 0 Czech Republic Super Eagles lose final warm-up game ahead of 2018 World Cup

Nigeria take on The Czech Republic in their last warm-up game ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria will round up their preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a friendly game against the Czech Republic on Wednesday, June 6.

The Super Eagles have played four friendlies games ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, five if you include the 4-2 win over Argentina in November 2017.

End of 90 minutes and the Super Eagles of Nigeria have lost their final warm-up game ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Czech Republic scored in the first half through Tomas Halas who scored from a rebound.

Details shortly...


Nigeria  Vs  Czech Republic

Super Eagles substitutions: Ahmed Musa in for Victor Moses; Kelechi Iheanacho on for Mikel Obi

78mins: Uzoho goes down well and saves with his legs from a header.

77mins: Uzoho saves from a long distance striker from a Czech player after a set-piece.

68mins: Substitution for Nigeria: Odion Ighalo out for Simy Nwankwo; Idowu out for Elderson Echiejile.

67mins: The Super Eagles have been moving the ball around and creating some chances. A Moses’ cross was headed straight to the goalkeeper while Idowu could not keep the ball down after picking up a loose ball in the box with the only goalkeeper to beat.

59mins: Idowu shoots wide after good play by the Super Eagles.

41mins: Ighalo receives a pass from Moses just outside the box but his shot week was saved by the goalkeper.

Second half begins

Half time: Nigeria 0 Vs 1 Czech Republic

42mins: Ighalo acrobatically shoots at goal from a set piece but the Czech goalkeeper saves.

35mins: Wilfred Ndidi shoots from a distance and Czech goalkeeper saves for a corner.

30mins: Ighalo shoots with his left but the Czech goalkeeper saves for a corner.

29mins: The Czech breaks on a counter, Patrick Schick comes close but his effort goes wide.

Francis Uzoho saves a header and the Czechs scores from the reboud. Tomas Halas the scorer. Nigeria 0 Vs 1 Czech Republic

24mins: Goal for Czech Republic!

18mins: The Czechs threaten from a corner and Francis Uzoho saves a shot from inside the penalty area.

15mins: Odion Ighalo is fouled in the far corner but the freekick is wasted.

12mins: Super Eagles break on a counter, Victor Moses beats his man and drives into the box, his effort at goal is blocked.

5mins: Mikel fouled. Moses takes the freekick, but his effort is saved by the Goalkeeper.

Starting XIs

Super Eagles starting XI against The Czech Republic play Nigeria Vs Czech Republic: Live updates of Super Eagles game (Twitter/NFF)

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has gone with his regulars in his last game before the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

John Ogu comes in for Ogenyi Onazi in the only change to the line-up from the England game.

The Czech Republic's starting XI


Light lunch


The Super Eagles have been camped at the Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria where they had a light lunch on Wednesday.

They made a short trip to the outskirts of Vienna where they will take on the Czech Republic.

Head to head

At the senior level, Nigeria and the Czech Republic have only met once, with the European country taking a 2-1 win over the Super Eagles in the December 1996 King Hassan II.

The Czechs took the lead in the ninth minute through Radek Drulak and Martin Hasek doubled their lead in the second half.

Teslim Fatusi scored for Nigeria from the penalty spot in the 87th minute.

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