Shola Ameobi made his World Cup debut for Nigeria against Iran. After more than a decade at Newcastle United, Ameobi has been released by his club, meaning this was his first opportunity to show the world what he can do, and move onto the next phase of his career. Opta provided the essential stats to demonstrate the in-depth details of this performance.
Ameobi could not start many moves, providing very few successful passes.
Use the interactive OPTA display below to check all of Ameobi's key stats in the match.