• Short Summary

    TWO QUICK GOALS SCORED IN THE CLOSING MINUTES OF A GAME BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN TOURING SIDE AND A NIGERIAN SIDE GAVE THE VISITORS A VICTORY IN THE FIRST MATCH OF THEIR TOUR BY 3 GOALS TO 2.

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    TWO QUICK GOALS SCORED IN THE CLOSING MINUTES OF A GAME BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN TOURING SIDE AND A NIGERIAN SIDE GAVE THE VISITORS A VICTORY IN THE FIRST MATCH OF THEIR TOUR BY 3 GOALS TO 2.

    PLAYED IN THE LAGOS CITY STADIUM, ONIKAN, ON SATURDAY, THE GAME WAS AN EXCITING ONE.ONCE THE NIGERIANS TOOK THE LEAD, THEY DOMINATED PLAY FOR MUCH OF THE GAME.IN FACT, THE NIGERIANS SHOULD HAVE HAD THE GAME WON EARLY ON, BUT THEY WASTED TIME IN DRIBBLING THE BALL AND WITH ELABORATE PASSES.MOST OF THEIR SHOTS AT GOAL WERE WIDE.

    THE RUSSIANS LAUNCHED AN ATTACK FROM THE START, AND WITHIN TEN MINUTES WENT AHEAD WITH A GOAL FROM THEIR INSIDE-RIGHT GAEV.ASUQUO EKPE EQUALIZED AFTER A FINE MOVE BY THE NIGERIANS.THEN THE NIGERIANS DOMINATED THE RUN OF PLAY, AND THE RUSSIANS FOUGHT TO DEFEND THEIR GOAL.INSIDE-RIGHT ALBERT ONYEANWUNA COLLECTED A LOOSE BALL FROM THE DEFENSE, AND HIT NIGERIA'S SECOND GOAL.

    BOTH TEAMS MADE ALTERATIONS IN THE SECOND HALF, AND THEIR CHANGES GAVE THE RUSSIAN TEAM MORE CONFIDENCE AND INITIATIVE.LOZOOSKI'S CENTRE WAS DROPPED BY THE NIGERIAN GOALKEEPER, EZEKWE INTO THE NET TO EQUALIZE THE SCORES.THEN, SHORTLY BEFORE THE END, THE RUSSIANS SCORED THE WINNING GOAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4S9IO3M9JISTEIQJ8OSE6KT2S
    Media URN:
    VLVA4S9IO3M9JISTEIQJ8OSE6KT2S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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