Brazil 2014 World Cup 2014: Nigeria hang in friendly

Bov03DBCAAEbh7gFor their first match of preparation for the 2014 World Cup, Nigeria was held in check Wednesday by Scotland at Fulham (2-2). With an eleven completely new at kickoff, the Super Eagles started seeing red as of the 10th minute. A goal by Charlie Mulgrew. In difficulty, the band of Keshi equalized before the break by Michael Uchebo.

From the restart, Azubuike Eguekwe gives the advantage to Scotland scoring against his camp. Stephen Keshi makes many changes (Moses, Odemwingie, Oduamadi, etc) which eventually bear fruit in the late game as Uche Nwofor restored parity. Final score 2-2.

Nigeria are camping in England.

Eleven starters: Ejide, Odunlami, Yobo, Egweukwe, Echiejile, Reuben, Obi, Babatunde, Uchebo, Uzoenyi, Ameobi.

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