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Paraguay 3 vs. Nigeria 1 in the 1998 World Cup

Information about the 1st Round Group D game played in the 1998 Soccer World Cup between the National Teams of Nigeria and Paraguay with details about goals, starters and reserves, substitutions, cards and more.

Game played in the

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 1998

Goals:
Goal min 1
1'
Celso Ayala
11'
Goal min 11
Wilson Oruma
Goal min 58
58'
Miguel Benitez
Goal min 86
86'
Jose Cardozo

Players

Nigeria Nigeria
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
DF
6.
DF
16.
DF
17.
DF
19.
MF
11.
MF
15.
46'HT
MF
18.
Goal min 11
68'
FW
4.
FW
9.
FW
13.
Entered
MF
7.
68'
MF
21.
46'HT
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
22.
DF
2.
DF
3.
DF
5.
MF
8.
MF
10.
FW
14.
FW
20.
Coach: Bora Milutinovic
Paraguay Paraguay
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
DF
2.
DF
4.
DF
5.
Goal min 1
DF
11.
DF
20.
55'
MF
13.
MF
16.
FW
9.
Goal min 86
FW
15.
Goal min 58
67'
FW
17.
77'
Entered
MF
10.
67'
FW
7.
55'
FW
8.
77'
Other Reserves
GK
12.
GK
22.
DF
3.
DF
14.
MF
6.
MF
19.
FW
18.
FW
21.
Coach: Carpegiani

Abbreviations and Notes:
Pos = Position. It shows the player's natural position but not necessarily the one he played in this particular game
Positions: GK: Goalkeeper / DF: Defender / MF: Midfielder / FW: Forward
Je. = Jersey number / (C) = Captain / HT: at half-time

Cards

National Team
Player
Card and Minutes
Nigeria
Nigeria
Augustine Eguavoen
25' yellow card
Nigeria
Nigeria
Ben Iroha
38' yellow card

Substitutions

Nigeria Nigeria
Minute
46 (in the break)
Godwin Okpara
replaced
Sunday Oliseh
Minute
68
Finidi George
replaced
Wilson Oruma
Paraguay Paraguay
Minute
55
Julio Cesar Yegros
replaced
Denis Caniza
Minute
67
Roberto Acuña
replaced
Miguel Benitez
Minute
77
Aristides Rojas
replaced
Hugo Brizuela

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