Thursday, June 20, 2013

Confederations Cup Brazil 2013: Nigeria VS. Uruguay Scenes

Diego Forlan marked his 100th cap with a stunning second-half winner in Salvador as Uruguay beat Nigeria 2-1 in the Confederations Cup.





Anti-riot police secures the area around the Fonte Nove stadium before the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay to prevent demonstrators from approaching the premises in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Beginning as protests against bus fare hikes, demonstrations have quickly ballooned to include broad middle-class outrage over the failure of governments to provide basic services and ensure public safety.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)




A woman carries her baby as she runs away from the area where police was dispersing demonstrators near the Estadio Octavio Magabeira in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013 before thye Nigeria-Uruguay match. Police shot tear gas canisters and rubber bullets to disperse a crowd of protesters trying to break through a police barrier blocking one of the city's streets to the stadium. Protesters gathered for a new wave of massive demonstrations in Brazil. Beginning as protests against bus fare hikes, demonstrations have quickly ballooned to include broad middle-class outrage over the failure of governments to provide basic services and ensure public safety. Image: Fernando Liano/Associated Press




Anti riots police officer fire teargas against demonstrators during clashes near Arena Fonte Nova soccer stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Police shot tear gas canisters and rubber bullets to disperse a small crowd of protesters trying to break through a police barrier blocking one of the city's streets. Protesters gathered for a new wave of massive demonstrations in Brazil on Thursday.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)




SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 20: Diego Lugano of Uruguay scores their first goal during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013 in Salvador, Brazil. Image:Scott Heavey/Getty




Diego Lugano of Uruguay scores his team's first goal past Vincent Enyeama of Nigeria during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira. Image: Scott Heavey/Getty




A woman is helped by paramedics after injuring her foot as police was trying to disperse demonstrators near Arena Fonte Nova soccer stadium before a Confederations Cup soccer match between Nigeria and Uruguay in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013.during clashes near Arena Fonte Nova soccer stadium in Salvador, Brazil. Image: Fernando Liano/Associated Press




An anti-riot policeman throws a sound grenade to disperse a group of demonstrators near the Arena Fonte Nova soccer stadium before a Confederations Cup soccer match between Nigeria and Uruguay in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Image: Fernando Liano/Associated Press





Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo, right, and Uruguay's Luis Suarez go for a header during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP




Nigeria's John Obi Mikel, background, scores his side's first goal during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP




Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo and Brown Ideye lie on the ground after colliding while going for a header during the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Fonte Nova stadium in Salvador, Brazil, Thursday, June 20, 2013. Photo: Fernando Llano.
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