Soccer-Forlan eyes 100th Uruguay cap in key game against Nigeria (Reuters)

SALVADOR, Brazil, June 19 (Reuters) – Diego Forlan is poised to win his 100th cap as Uruguay, with their backs to the wall after losing their Confederations Cup opener to Spain, face Nigeria on Thursday. “We absolutely must win to have the chance of going further in the Cup,” Forlan told reporters before the match against the African champions, who crushed tiny Tahiti 6-1 on Monday. “They won the match they had to win, scored lots of goals and even a draw will be better for them than us,” said the 34-year-old striker, best player at the 2010 World Cup. …

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