OLYMPICS 2000 - The African Qualification
Olympics 2000 Sydney - The African Qualification
GROUP A match infos
most dramatic and bizzar finish in Group A:
Nigeria qualifies for Sydney by a half goal over Angola,
third and fourth goal scored in the final minute and two minutes into extra-time
A drama got Nigeria the ticket for Sydney 2000 on Saturday in a tight group in which three teams finished with 12 points each and goal difference spoke in favour of Nigeria who scored two goals in the fiinal seconds of their match against Zimbabwe.
A bitter ending for Angola who did not even get the place for the New Zealand play-off for the best runner up.
Nigeria - Zimbabwe 4:0
Uganda - Angola 0:1
Supposed the two matches were played exactly parallel (I do not have exact data on this!), the drama might have taken place place as follows:
Angola - Nigeria 3 : 1
Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 30,000
Angola: Mendonça (35), Akwa (55), Rats (60)
Nigeria: Ode (penalty) (88)
Zimbabwe - Uganda 1 : 0
Harare, Mar 12th
Scorer: Walter Chuma 84
Halfltime: 0-0; Attendance: 25,000
Nigeria 1 Uganda 0
Scorer: James Obiora 85
Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 10,000
Angola 4 Zimbabwe 2
Scorers: Akwa (3) and Chinho (Angola), Nqobizitha Ncube (2) (Zimbabwe)
Uganda 2 Nigeria 3
Uganda - Hassan Mubiru 15, Hakim Magumba 50.
Nigeria - Julius Aghahowa 44 and 66, Ennyanaya Ugochuku 77.
Attendance: 25,000 (Kampala)
-Ennyanaya Ugochuku could be 19 year old Enninaya Orgorchukwu Michael who plays at Bari and already has drawn some attention as a substitute in the Italian Serie A
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