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Nigeria survive Namibia scare

13 June 2013, 07:07

Lagos - Nigeria missed a chance to become the first country to reach the final phase of 2014 World Cup qualifying when they could only draw 1-1 to Namibia on Wednesday night, KickOffNigeria.com reports.

With victory over Kenya secured a week earlier, and Namibia in disarray following the resignation of coach Roger Palmgren barely 48 hours to the match, Nigeria were expected to secure the three points that would push them over the line.

Desperate for goals, Stephen Keshi spent his final training sessions working on shooting practice, and dropped striker Brown Ideye for Anthony Ujah who had looked lively when he came on against Kenya.

Get the full report on KickOffNigeria.com


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