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Friday, 7 June, 2002, 06:38 GMT 07:38 UK
Sweden v Nigeria photos
Nigeria's Isaac Okoronkwo clears the ball away from Sweden's Henrik Larsson

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Sweden immediately put Nigeria under pressure, with Celtic striker Henrik Larsson the principal goal threat
Nigeria striker Julius Aghahowa heads the opening goal in Kobe

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But it is Nigeria who strike first, Julius Aghahowa heading past Sweden keeper Magnus Hedman after 27 minutes
Julius Aghahowa celebrates his goal against Sweden

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The 19-year-old striker celebrates his first World Cup goal with a series of extravagant somersaults
Sweden striker Henrik Larsson celebrates scoring the equaliser against Nigeria

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Sweden hit back seven minutes later, Larsson ghosting in to score a stylish equaliser
Henrik Larsson sends his penalty past Nigeria keeper Ike Shorunmu

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Henrik Larsson is brought down in the box and picks himself up to score from the spot with 30 minutes remaining
Henrik Larsson celebrates his second goal against Nigeria

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Despite late Nigeria pressure, Larsson's double earns Sweden a crucial win and condemns the Super Eagles to an early exit

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