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Friday, 22 June 2018

Facts as Musa, Uzoho Make World Cup Records


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Ahmed Musa has now become Nigeria’s all-time top scorer in World Cup games with four goals.
And Francis Uzoho, 19-years old,  has also emerged the youngest keeper to keep a clean sheet in a World Cup match
Stats, stats, stats
  • All six of Nigeria’s wins at the World Cup have come against European opposition, and they have kept a clean sheet in five of those six victories.
  • This was Iceland’s first ever defeat in a group stage match at a major international tournament (Euros and World Cup), having previously drawn three and won one of four such games.
  • Nigerian attacker Ahmed Musa is now his country’s all-time top scorer in World Cup games with four goals. Only Asamoah Gyan (6 goals for Ghana) and Roger Milla (5 for Cameroon) have scored more for an African nation.
  • Nigeria’s Francis Uzoho is the second youngest goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in a World Cup match (19 years, 237 days), behind only Li Chan-Myong in North Korea’s 1-0 win over Italy in July 1966 (19 years, 198 days).