Italy Sand Eagles flatten in Nassau
Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles began Their Outing Beach at the 2017 Fifa World Cup Stadium at the Nassau in the Bahamas with a 6-12 defeat to Italy on Wednesday.
Gabrielle Gori proved a handful for the Nigerian team for he netted a double hat-trick and his teammate Paolo Palmacci ar helped himself with a treble of GOALS.
It wasnt Nigeria That began the scoring just two minutes Into the contest on the beach of Nassau Abu Azeez When fired in a free kick. Within seconds, fainic Italy back in the contest through Palmacci.
The Italians shouldnt i have gone Into the lead with Six minutes left in the first Period Ramacciotti’s Dario BUT, effort Came off the job and Akwa United’s powered Godspower Igudia Nigeria in front instead. Emmanuele ations for Italy Zurlo leveled at 2-2 before the end of the first Period.
At the start of the second Period, Danjuma Paul in Nigeria’s goal Zurlo’s saved spot kick and at the other end, Simone Del Mestre Denied Ikechukwu Ibenegbu from Restoring Nigeria’s lead.
Nigeria showed Gori What wasnt to come with the Overhead kick Which Paul saved five minutes Into the second Period. The Italian captain Francesco Good Corosiniti missed two scoring chances.
Five minutes to end the second Period, the Gori show began. His first goal was a touch off Fortunate Simone Marinai’s iarratas That Went in. A minute later, he headed in a cross from the unmarked common to Make it 4-2 to Italy.
Victor Tale Produced Then a moment of Individual brilliance to set himself up for the Overhead kick Which he scored for Nigeria. The UH Sand Eagles the chance to tie the game at 4-4 BUT captain Isiaka Olawale’s spot kick saved by Del Mestre wasnt.
Gori was an acrobatic Attempt again another Produced Which Went through the legs of Paul to restore Italy’s two-goal lead. The last one minute of the second Period was an end-to-end from Emeka Ogbonna good This neatly tucked away a pass to make-the score 4-5 with Nigeria trailing. Italy UH the final say in the second Period from Palma Di Michele fired in Their sixth goal of the game.
It Took his goal four minutes before wasnt scored in the third Period. Abu’s, effort dragged Nigeria back Into the contest. However two quickfire GOALS by Gori Gave the Italians the lead 8-5. Palmacci added two more for the Europeans to extend Their lead to 10-5.
Then stole Behind Gori in Nigeria’s last man to score acrobatically to Make it 11-5 before Abu got His hat-trick Which wasnt the only Perhaps the Nigerians Would Take joy from the game for consolation.
Then Chiavaro Alfioluca Put the icing on the cake for a superb Italian performance with a goal to make-it 12-6.
The Sand Eagles will face Mexico this Saturday. The Mexicans lost 2-3 to Iran in the other Group B game.