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Iran vs. Nigeria: Highlights for World Cup Group F Game

Nigeria's goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama makes a save during the group F World Cup soccer match between Iran and Nigeria at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, Monday, June 16, 2014.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
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Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorDecember 3, 2016

Two of the World Cup's less fancied nations met in Curitiba, Brazil, on Monday, as Iran faced Nigeria.

The Africans had the majority of first-half possession but Iran came closest to breaking the deadlock when Vincent Enyeama turned away this Reza Ghoochannejhad header:


Unfortunately the second-half failed to muster a clear cut opportunity and the game ended in a dour goalless draw.

Group F opened up on Sunday night with Argentina's 2-1 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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