Nigeria v Benin, 29 January 2008

Score2-0 to Nigeria
RefereeAli Bennaceur
CompetitionAfrica Cup of Nations Finals Group B
VenueSekondi Stade
Attendance13,000

2  Nigeria

Manager: Berti Vogts

0  Benin

Manager: Reinhard Fabisch

Goals:

John Obi Mikel 52 G
Yakubu Ayegbeni 86 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Austin Ejide
Defender Obinna Nwaneri
Defender Taye Taiwo
Defender/Centre back Danny Shittu
Defender/Midfielder Joseph Yobo
Midfielder Dickson Etuhu
Midfielder John Obi Mikel
Midfielder/Forward John Utaka
Forward Ikechukwu Uche

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Yohan Djidonou
Defender Anicet Adjamonsi
Midfielder Jocelyn Ahoueya
Midfielder Alain Gaspoz
Midfielder Jonas Oketola
Midfielder/Forward Rommy Boco
Midfielder/Forward Stephane Sessegnon
Forward Oumar Tchomogo

Substitutions:

Obinna Nsofor for John Utaka 51
Richard Eromoigbe for Dickson Etuhu 74
Rabiu Afolabi for Peter Odemwingie 90

Substitutions:

Mauritala Ogoubiyi for Anicet Adjamonsi 46
Seidah Tchomogo for Jonas Oketola 53
Garidja Abou Maiga for Stephane Sessegnon 84

Cards:

Peter Odemwingie 62 Y

Cards:

Jonas Oketola 51 Y

On the bench:

Defender Rabiu Afolabi
Midfielder Richard Eromoigbe
Forward Obinna Nsofor

On the bench:

Defender Seidah Tchomogo
Midfielder Mauritala Ogoubiyi