Soccer-Tahiti score but trounced 6-1 by Nigeria (Reuters)

By Mike Collett BELO HORIZONTE, June 17 (Reuters) – Nigeria pounced on some early mistakes on the way to a 6-1 Confederations Cup win over amateurs Tahiti, who claimed a moral victory by scoring on their debut in a major international tournament on Monday Oceania champions Tahiti, with only one professional player in their squad, had a terrible start in Group B when the ball hit the referee and ran to Nigeria’s Uwa Echiejile who scored with a shot that took two deflections in the fifth minute. …

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