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Last Updated: Saturday, 8 September 2007, 19:21 GMT 20:21 UK
2008 Nations Cup Group 3

P W D L GF GA Pts
Nigeria 6 5 0 1 10 3 15
Uganda 6 3 2 1 8 3 11
Niger 6 1 1 4 5 11 4
Lesotho 6 1 1 4 3 9 4


07-09/09/07: Nigeria 2-0 Lesotho, Uganda 3-1 Niger

15-17/06/07: Lesotho P-P Uganda, Niger 1-3 Nigeria

01-03/06/07: Uganda 2-1 Nigeria, Niger 2-0 Lesotho

24-25/03/07: Nigeria 1-0 Uganda, Lesotho 3-1 Niger


Results: Lesotho 0-1 Nigeria, Niger 0-0 Uganda (08/10/06)

Nigeria edged lowly Lesotho 1-0 in Maseru to maintain a perfect record in the qualifiers.

After surviving a first-half onslaught from the Crocodiles, the Super Eagles snatched the winner when Middlesbrough striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni finished a Christian Obodo cross.

Everton defender and Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo was outstanding as the home team fought to cause an upset.


Result: Uganda 3-0 Lesotho (02/09/06)

A superb display from Geoffrey Massa helped Uganda tear the Crocodiles apart in Kampala.

Massa scored two goals and won a penalty as the Cranes cruised to a comfortable victory.

The Egypt-based striker grabbed both his goals in the first half before Dennis Obua convert a second half penalty.


Result: Nigeria 2-0 Niger (02/09/06)

Goals from two of their foreign-based stars helped the Super Eagles to a comfortable win over their neighbours in Abuja.

Yakubu Ayegbeni struck in the 27th minute in his first appearance for Nigeria since falling out with coach Austin Eguavoen in September 2005.

Udinese midfielder Christian Obodo made sure of the points midway through the second half.



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