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Moses Stars for Nigeria

Those of you following the African Cup of Nations might have had more than a passing interest in the fixture between Nigeria and Ethiopia yesterday.

It ended 2-0 to Nigeria and saw the Nigerian side ease into the quarter-finals where they will play the Ivory Coast.

However, what would have really caught the eye was the performance of Victor Moses with the Chelsea player netting both goals from the penalty spot, incidentally from spot-kicks he`d won.

The first came after Moses had been fouled by an Ethiopian defender, Alula Girma, whilst the second game after the Ethiopian keeper, Sisay Bancha, had brought him down.

Discussing the win, Moses later tweeted,

"So proud. A great win for our country."

The quarter-final, against the Ivory Coast, promises to be an intriguing encounter.




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Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 30 2013

Time: 1:04PM

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No injuries please. come back quickly
Dwonder
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30/01/2013 14:29:00

i never thought i'd say this so early in Victor Moses chelsea career but we kinda miss him i think, more so than Mikel atm...C'mon you Elephants of the Ivory Coast, send Victor back to us please asap
JohnnyOz
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30/01/2013 14:55:00

@johnny dream large ..right nw its country before club
morriati
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30/01/2013 15:19:00

Lol@johnny,DD might do us this last favour,and i heard mikel might be missing the clash due to suspension(2yellow cards)
Ken4CFC
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30/01/2013 15:21:00

@Moriatti - for me it's CFC first everytime lol @Ken - I certainly hope so chief....C'mon you drogs, you've just been assigned your last chelsea task...and we all know the DROG always delivers when it matters for Chelsea lol
JohnnyOz
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30/01/2013 15:38:00

@Johnny....there's no point hoping...Ivory coast is a lot stronger and they should win easily on paper...I except Mikel and Moses back at cobham latest tuesday....m no prophet of doom for Nigeria but thats what is gointa happen...happy for chelsea, sad for Nigeria...lol
layorh12
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30/01/2013 15:59:00

cant believe zambia are out they were poor against BF. now someones going to say moses is a potential ST and his 2 goals in AFCON prove how good his finishing is...
Humza_96
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30/01/2013 16:15:00

@ Humza Victor is certainly not a No9 like errrr FT9 :)....but he's the only chelsea player to have scored in every single competition for chelsea this season...i think he's already paid back a lot of his 9M transfer fee and shockingly he's still only 21 years old....#lookingood4Moses
JohnnyOz
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30/01/2013 16:36:00

@humza,zambia were poor throughout the tourney.couldnt beat a 10man ethiopia,took a dubious penalty to draw with nigeria and the ultimate shambolic display vs BF..now the boys have been seperated from the men,lookin forward to the q/finals...
Ken4CFC
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30/01/2013 17:09:00

hmmmmmm, gud for him, but its nigeria's gain and chelsea loss, widout him, they culd be back as early as monday.
darilngblue
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30/01/2013 17:21:00

and Dorgba scored:)
Lakupiippu
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30/01/2013 18:57:00

drogba*
Lakupiippu
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30/01/2013 18:57:00

He was man of the match and hope he comes back well and sound afer the games to chelsea
Kendemsblue
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02/02/2013 09:17:00

 

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