The Nigerian football team, the rangers International, on Saturday (27 September) defeated the Zambian Green Buffalos in their second leg tie at the National Stadium in Lagos.
GV EXT. National Stadium.
GV Zambia kicking left to right, kick off.
GV Corner to Nigeria ball bobs around penalty area and Zambia keeper saves and crowd. (2 shots)
Nigeria attack again ball is kicked off line and crowd. (2 shots)
GV PAN Ball hits Zambia post rebounds into play and keeper diving saves and crowd.(2 shots)
GV Second half, Zambia attack and score first goal for match and crowd.(2 shots)
GV Nigeria attack and score equaliser after goal keeper misses and crowd. (2 shots)
GV Throw in to Nigeria which results in winning goal.
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Background: The Nigerian football team, the rangers International, on Saturday (27 September) defeated the Zambian Green Buffalos in their second leg tie at the National Stadium in Lagos.
The Nigerian victory takes the Rangers International into the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Championship Clubs Championships.
The Rangers International and the Green Buffalos played a 2-2 draw in Lusaka two weeks ago.
But this time the Rangers continued to apply the sort of pressure that they only showed in patches during the game in Lusaka.
The Nigerian team attacked from the kick off and it was only bad shooting that prevented them from leading at half time.
However, after a goalless first half, the rangers resumed with apparently more system in their game and retained possession for the first few minutes.
But in the 70th minute the Buffalos skipper, Lonesome Katiwa, capitalised on a defensive error by Rangers captain, Christian Chukwu, and split the rangers defence to shreds to score the first goal in the match.
It seemed cruel justice for the Rangers who had played so well in the first half, but their fighting spirit enabled them to recover and a few minutes later their right winger, Emeka Onyedika, slammed in the equaliser.
A tense struggle followed as both teams attempted to score what they knew would be the deciding goal.
After 81 minutes there was a scramble in the goalmouth and rangers' forward, foster Ikeagwu, tipped the decider past a perplexed zambian goalkeeper.