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Yes today the Nigerian Super Eagles will meet Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time ever since 1966 when Democratic Republic of Congo was then the Kinshasa.


The last time Nigeria and DR Congo squared off was in yet another friendly held in Belgium. and for the first time since 1966, DR Congo recorded a win against Nigeria.


Dieumerci Mbokani and Jordan Nkololo both scored for DR Congo,Nigeria were under the guidance of former international Sunday Oliseh.

Below is the full live commentary, live stream and full Live updates..

Watch The Video Below As The Real Match Unfolds By 5:00


Kickoff – Congo DR take the kickoff at 5:13pm

2 mins – Congo get two consecutive throw-ins in their half

The pitch does not look so good – sodden unf=der-feet

3 mins – Simy Nwankwo hits the cross bar

Nwankwo performed a Kanuesque move to free up space for the shot and that could have been the fastest debut goal in Super Eagles history

6 mins – Ebuehi sherpherds the ball into touch for a goal kick

7 mins – First save from Uzoho who saves his defenders’ embarassment

The Congolese seem to have the better hang of the Adokie Amiesimeka pitch at the moment

9 mins – Joel Obi is tenacious in the tackle and wins a free kick on the left flank

9 mins – Joel Obi’s goal-bound shot is diverted for a corner kick to the Eagles

11 mins – Junior Lokosa wins a free kick on the right flank which is punted into the goalkeeper’s hands by Kelechi Iheanacho

13 mins – Congo DR No. 19 gets a yellow card for a rash foul on Lokosa. Free kick to the Eagles from 30 yards

14 mins – Goal, GOAL, GOAL – Troost-Ekong scores his first goal for the Eagles

A fumble by the defenders and the goalkeeper gave Ekong a simple tap in. Lovely worked free kick from Onazi

16 mins – Balogun gets in a block to concede a corner

No communication from Uzoho to Ebuehi to get the ball in order

19 mins – The pitch is not helping the Eagles at all – ball control is hard for players accustomed to carpet-like conditions in Europe as Benik Afobe takes an injury break

Echiejile gives away a foul for which he is yellow carded. It was a reckless lunge

22 mins – Nice inter-play between Lokosa, Nwankwo, and Iheanacho

24 mins – Meshack caught offside

25 mins – Onazi with a hard body check on Meshack

27 mins – The Leopards win two consecutive corner kicks

29 mins – Another foul by Joel Obi on Joseph Mpoku

Too many misplaced passes because of the pitch and the carefulness of the players from getting any injuries

33 mins – Iheanacho’s shot from just outside the box is charged down for an easy catch for the goalkeeper

34 mins – Good pass from Onazi gives Iheanacho a goal scoring chance but his toe poke was weak and straight at the goalkeeper

39 mins – Troost-Ekong commits a foul on No.8

40 mins – The Eagles giving away a lot of space to the Congolese attackers as Afobe flashed another shot wide off target

42 mins – No. 6 catches Onazi in the face with his arm for a foul and a free kick

44 mins – Intelligent defending from Ebuehi. Wins a throw-in off a Congo attacker

Nigeria 1-0 Congo DR: It is halftime in Port Harcourt with the Eagles a goal up. Nothing to really report from this match because of the bad state of the pitch and the careful nature of the Eagles as they think of future assignments, especially the World Cup, which is just 17 days away.

2nd Half: Alex Iwobi comes on for Iheanacho

Ola Aina has also come on for Echiejile

48 mins – Congo win the first corner of the second half

49 mins – Etebo locates Lokosa with a cross-field pass but his header was straight at the goalkeeper

Goal scoring chance but Etebo skies his effort

53 mins – Good move give Ola Aina a shooting chance but his effort was wide

58 mins – Second corner for the Eagles as they crank up the pressure. Balogun with a chance but his embarrassment is spared by the offside call

59 mins – Afobe wins a free kick on the edge of the Nigerian box

60 mins – Uzoho in perfect position hold on to Mpoku’s free kick

61 mins – Kazidi gets a yellow card for a dive though video replays show Uzoho slightly impeded the striker

63 mins – Afobe penalised for a handball in the Eagles’ box even as Uzoho made a great block

What skill by the lanky Nwankwo, who shows he possesses some skills

65 mins – Kenneth Omeruo comes on for Balogun

Etebo’s free kick is headed behind for a corner

67 mins – Lokosa almost gets his debut goal but he wins a corner

Too many unnecessary fouls from Onazi

70 mins – Ahmed Musa on for Lokosa.

70 mins – Ahmed Musa on for Lokosa.

Good game from the NPFL top scorer even though he was not played through the middle

72 mins – Ebuehi concedes a corner and seems to have run his race as he sits on the pitch

73 mins – Good catch by Uzoho. The major reason he may be the No.1 for the Eagles in Russia – his height!

74 mins – Congo DR make three substitutions at the same time

Eagles playing with 10 men and the Congo force two saves from Uzoho in quick succession

76 mins – Aina is penalised for holding on to No.6 and gives away a penalty

Unfortunately, the foul was committed outside the box

78 mins – Uzoho beaten by Ngulubi, who sent the Nigerian goalkeeper the wrong way

Iwobi just misses Mossi’s right post

No love for the Ghanian referee in Port Harcourt

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo meeting with members of nPDP

The Eagles look unfussed by the Congolese equaliser even though they have upped the tempo

86 mins – Musa goes on a run and wins a corner

Ola Aina has done some harm to his making this Eagles team with this showing

Ola Aina has done some harm to his making this Eagles team with this showing

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