Soccer – Nigeria beats Costa Rica

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VICTORIA (CP) – A goal by Brown Ideye lifted Nigeria to a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Ideye, who plays for Nigerian club Ocean Boys, headed the ball past Costa Rican goalie Alfonso Quesada in the 75th minute to the delight of the sold-out crowd at Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park.

The goal came just three minutes after the crowd, subdued by the lack of goals, was awakened when a streaker ran on the field. The naked man ran from one corner of the pitch to the other before a lone security guard attempted to tackle him. But the streaker …

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