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Keshi thankful as Nigeria emerge unscathed

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Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said he was relieved his side had avoided any further injuries after they thrashed minnows Tahiti 6-1 in their opening game at the Confederations Cup in Belo Horizonte. 

Nigeria forward Brown Ideye rounds Tahiti goalkeeper Xavier Samin to score in their Confederations Cup clash on June 17, 2013. Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said he was relieved his side had avoided any further injuries after they thrashed the minnows.

Forwards Victor Moses, Kalu Uche and Emmanuel Emenike were all ruled out by injury before the tournament, while midfielder Ogenyi Onazi missed Monday's game with a knee problem.

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