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Claudio Zamudio’s first half strike and Bryan Salazar’s penalty after the break saw off the South Americans, who fail to go one better than their only previous quarter-final appearance at this level in 1995

Mexico manager Miguel Herrera has been sacked, after he allegedly punched a reporter who had criticised his team’s performance in…

Cameroon Head Coach, Volker Finke, made three changes to the Indomitable Lions side that began the 4-0 thrashing by Croatia in Manaus last time out

“The match ended scoreless but I can tell you that the NFF is happy with the output of the players and it was well worth the effort to arrange this game,” the NFF President, Aminu Maigari, said in Atlanta, minutes after the game that ended 0-0 but saw the nearly 70,000 crowd applaud both teams into the dressing room

Also returning are Israel-based defender, Juwon Oshaniwa; 2014 African Nations Championship Most Valuable Player, Ejike Uzoenyi; and Canada-based striker, Bright Dike

Super Eagles and the Mexican National Team, known as ‘Tricolor’. The match will be organized in the United States of America by Soccer
United Marketing, the Mexican Football Federation’s US Representative, with the co-operation of Eurodata Sport

Nigeria looked nervous early, but the Mexicans were unable to take advantage of their opponents’ trepidation. Striker Ulises Jaimes had a chance to score with his head after only three minutes, but the ball was deflected wide of danger by the scrambling Nigerian defence

“With all due respect, I think it is the Mexicans that should be afraid of playing us because we are a top side at this level,” Garba said at the official press conference held inside the Bin Zayed Stadium. “The first game is crucial in any tournament and we are going to play Mexico like a cup final