29: 30: GOOOAALLL! Iheanacho scores for Nigeria
25:45: Aribo lays a through ball for Moses Simon but the Nantes forward could only hit the side netting.
21:20: the game is a bit even now as both teams struggle to control the game in the midfield
12: 15: the super Eagles of Nigeria are enjoying the lion share of possession so far, with Egypt looking to break on the counter
Substitution: (Egypt) Adelmonem in for Tawfik
05:01: Mohamed breaks into the box for Egypt but his shot was well held by Okoye
02:00: Awoniyi makes a drive into the Egyptian box but the ball was successful put out for a throw-in.
00:01: Egypt kick off
Confirmed Egypt lineup
Coach: Carlos Quiroz
El Shenawy, Hamdi Fathi, Hamdy, Hegazi, Fatouh, Elneny, Mohamed, Tawfik, Salah, Trezeguet, Marmoush
Subs: Abdelmonem, Kamal, Ashour, Sherif, Sobhi, Ashraf, Lasheen, El Said, Alaa, Zizo, Sobhy, Gad.
Confirmed Nigeria lineup
Coach: Augustine Eguavoen
Okoye, Aina, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Sanusi, Iheanacho, Ndidi, Aribo, Chukwueze, Awoniyi, Simon
Subs: Ajayi, Musa, Onyeka, Onyekuru, Ejuke, Akpeyi, Iwobi, Ebuehi, Uzoho, Umar, Nwakali, Ndah
Referee: Bakari Papa Guissema
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