Match Report: Nigeria 0-0 Greece



USA: International Friendly, Greece held Nigeria to a goalless draw in a pre-
World Cup friendly on Tuesday night at the home of the MLS Philadelphia Union, United States.

There were few scoring chances in one of the final duels for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, which begins June 12.

The best opportunity came for Greece in the 83rd minute when Giorgios Samaras had a shot blocked from 10 yards and Dimitris Salpingidis followed with a header that missed.

Nigeria countered in the 87th minute when Ogenyi Onazi fired a shot from 25 yards that was saved by goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino.

Giorgos Karagounis, 37-year-old Greece midfielder and skipper of the side, played the entire first half, much to the delight of the large contingent of Greek fans in the stadium donning his No 10 jersey.

Nigeria Starting X1
Vincent Enyeama
Efe Ambrose
Ahmed Musa
Uwa Echiejile
Godfrey Oboabona
Peter Odemwingie
John Obi Mikel
Ogenzi Onazi
Keneth Omeruo
Victor Moses
Emmanuel Emenike

Greece Starting X1
Panagiotis Glykos
Vangelis Moras
Giorgos Tzavellas
Loukas Vyntra
Konstantinos Manolas
Panagiotis Tachtsidis
Georgios Karagounis
Andreas Samaris
Ioannis Fetfatzidis
Lazaros Christodoulopoulos
Theofanis Gekas.


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