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Nigeria Pips S/Africa 1-0


08/09/2008

The super eagles of Nigeria on Saturday in Port Elizabeth defeated the 2010 World cup host, South Africa by a lone goal, thanks to a superb strike by Getafe striker, Ikechukwu Uche in the 72nd minutes.
Taiye Taiwo released IK with a through pass and the striker made no mistake in converting the goal to keep the 100% record of Nigeria in the current campaign.Nigeria has played 5 matches winning all five without conceding a goal, Ikechukwu who played along side his brother Kalu in the game now has three goals to his name and double as the Nigeria's leading scorer.

The eagles captained by Everton striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni played without most of its regulars like Kanu Nwankwo, Joseph Yobo, Mikel Obi, Obafemi Martins due to injuries.
The result means South Africa still has not record a win against Nigeria in any competitive game.

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