Martins’ double takes Nigeria to SA

Kenya 2-3 NigeriaMozambique 1-0 Tunisia NAIROBI - Obafemi Martins scored twice as Nigeria came from behind to beat Kenya 3-2 in Nairobi while Tunisia lost to a late goal in Mozambique after starting the final round of matches two points clear in the Group B standings.
Obafemi Martins was the hero for Nigeria
Obafemi Martins was the hero for Nigeria

Kenya 2-3 Nigeria
Mozambique 1-0 Tunisia

NAIROBI - Obafemi Martins scored twice as Nigeria came from behind to beat Kenya 3-2 in Nairobi while Tunisia lost to a late goal in Mozambique after starting the final round of matches two points clear in the Group B standings.

Nigeria leapfrogged Tunisia to win the group by a single point and qualify for the World Cup for a fourth time.

Nigeria had been behind at half-time after a 15th-minute goal from Denis Oliech while Tunisia looked content to play a defensive game against their Mozambican hosts.

But the group was turned on its head in the second half of both matches, played simultaneously, as Nigeria fought back to go 2-1 ahead with Martins equalising on the hour mark and then Everton striker Yabuku Aiyegbeni scoring just three minutes later.

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