Senegal beat Nigeria 2-1 in Dakar last Monday (18 April) in a qualifying round for the Munich Olympic Games in 1972.
Senegal beat Nigeria 2-1 in Dakar last Monday (18 April) in a qualifying round for the Munich Olympic Games in 1972. Their victory puts Senegal into the next qualifying round with Ghana, Togo and the Cameroun. A league between the four countries will then decide which team will go to Munich.
SYNOPSIS: Tension mounts in the sport stadium at Dakar as Senegal and Nigeria prepare to kick of last Monday in their qualifying round for the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972.
Nigeria kick off from left to right. They are playing away from home, and the press gave them little chance. But they want straight into the attack and the home side had great difficulty in controlling them.
The crowd was silenced for a long while, and in the 23rd minute Nigeria went ahead with a welltaken goal.
Only two minutes before halftime, Senegal have a bit of luck - it's 1 - 1
At halftime the home side go in with the score level..... their goal just before the pause did a lot for their somewhat shattered confidence. But they came out fighting. Corner to Senegal, very near the end of the match, The winners of this game will join the Cameroun, Togo and Ghana in the final qualifying round for Munich. It's Senegal who snatched the winning goal, 3 minutes from time.