World Cup 2014: Nigeria Beat Ethiopia to Book Berth in Brazil

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BBC Sport

Continental champions Nigeria became the first African side to qualify for the 2014 World Cup after beating Ethiopia 2-0 in Calabar on Saturday.

Goals from Victor Moses and Victor Obinna sealed a comfortable victory and a 4-1 aggregate win.

Moses converted from the penalty spot after Aynalem Hailu was harshly adjudged to have handled in the area.

Substitute Obinna cemented victory when his long-range free-kick deceived Sisay Bancha in the Ethiopia goal.

Read more at BBC.

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