Sun. Dec 8th, 2019

2019 FIFA Beach Soccer: Brazil Defeat Nigeria 12 – 2 In Paraguay

Brazil finish top of Group D after lopsided win

Rain wasn’t the only thing in the air during the final group stage match of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019, as the goals also poured in as Brazil finished at the top of Group D with ease.

Mauricinho and Lucao put Brazil ahead before Egan-Osi Ekujumi gave the Super Sand Eagles a glimmer of hope with his tidy finish.

Rodrigo added a third with a driven left-footed finish into the far corner, but Nigeria were back to within one again when captain Azeez Abu carved out a one-on-one chance and finished confidently past Mao. However, Lucao got his second on the night with a precise volley.

Brazil pulled away completely in the third period as Rodrigo completed a hat-trick, highlighted by an impressively-high bicycle kick, while Bokinha scored a brace and Rafinha, Bruno Xavier, Catarino and Filipe all got on the scoresheet.

Brazil will face Russia in the quarter-finals after the Russians finished in second place in Group C.

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