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World Beach Soccer: Oman Defeats Nigeria 6 – 5
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World Beach Soccer: Oman Defeats Nigeria 6 – 5

Oman held off Nigeria and won 6-5 in a closely-fought encounter in Group D. Oman jumped into a two-goal lead thanks to Eid Al Farsi’s left-footed, curling rocket into the far corner from distance and Jalal Al Sinani’s impressive scissor kick. Emeka Ogbonna responded to the early letdown by scoring two goals and bringing the Super Sand Eagles level early in the second period. However Oman just had too much for Nigeria as goals from Mushel Al Araimi, Al Farsi and Sami Al Bulushi had them 5-2 up at the end of the second period. Ogbonna added another to complete his hat-trick before Adams Taiwo scored with a low drive into the bottom corner to bring the Super Sand Eagles back to within one. Oman captain Khalid Al Oraimi scored once again to build a two-goal cushion before Godspower Ig...
FIFA Beach World Cup: Nigeria, Senegal Represent Africa In Paraguay
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FIFA Beach World Cup: Nigeria, Senegal Represent Africa In Paraguay

The 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will get underway in December as football is taken to another surface as players and countries aim for glory on the sand in Paraguay. Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria and Senegal are the two teams who have the opportunity to represent the continent at the World Cup from November 21 and December 1, 2019. The draws were held in Asuncion the capital of the host country and Nigeria who finished second in the CAF beach soccer Nations Cup earlier in the year was placed in Group D which has powerhouses Brazil, Portugal, and Oman. Senegal who are current African Champions, on the other hand, were grouped in Group C with Belarus, United Arab Emirates and Russia In this write up we take a look at the two African sides and their opponents. NIGERIA ...