Sunday, August 24, 2008

Argentina 1, Nigeria 0

Argentina Wins Soccer Gold Over Nigeria: 1 to 0

Mike Tolochko

In the 58th minutes Argentinian Angel di Maria scored the only goal of the gold medal soccer match. Argentina repeated its 2004 Gold medal. Nigeria was attempting to repeat its 1996 gold medal victory. They earned the silver medal.

The game was stopped twice due to extremely hot conditions: 107 F.

89,000 watched at the birds nest.

Now its on to the World Cup for these two soccer teams. Brazil was on the podium collecting the bronze medal.