Super Eagle of Nigeria

Nigeria Super Eagles Defeats Ethiopian

Super Eagles of Nigeria secured an away win on Sunday against their Ethiopian counterparts in the first leg of the of FIFA 2014 World Cup Play-Off.

The African Champions came back from a goal down in Addis Ababa to snatch three points from the determined Ethiopians ahead of the second-leg billed for November.

Behalu Assefa put his side up in the 56th minute  through a cross from the left flank. His effort was adjudged a goal for crossing the line even though it was caught by the Nigerian goalie, Vincent Enyeama.

Emenike found the back of the net in the 67th minute with a powerful shot from the edge of the box sending the stadium quiet.

The Fenerbahçe forward was dragged down in the box for a clear penalty — he calmly dispatched the penalty to give the Super Eagles the victory and a leg in Brazil.

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