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Emenike sends Eagles soaring

2013-10-13 17:41
Emmanuel Emenike (Gallo Images)
Addis Ababa - Emmanuel Emenike scored twice in Addis Ababa as African champions, Nigeria, defeated Ethiopia 2-1 in the first leg of the 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier on Sunday.

And on 25 minutes, Said Salhadin controlled the ball exquisitely with his first touch, tapped it past Enyeama but Godfrey Oboabona cleared off the line with Salhadin celebrating away to raise the goal technology question of 'did the ball cross the line?'

The African champions take the advantage into the return leg in Calabar on November 16.

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