Posts Tagged ‘football’

Nigeria U17 – World Cup 2015 Champions – How They Did It

Written on November 9th, 2015 by
Categories: Sports

Although stoic on the sidelines throughout the U17 World Cup tournament in Chile over the past several weeks, head coach Emmanuel Amunike always had a plan -- and his boys executed it to defend their World Cup title. Proud of the U17 Eaglets -- they have now extended their record number of U1...
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Nigeria vs Germany: Watch MatchCast of U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010 Final

Written on August 1st, 2010 by
Categories: Sports

Update #3 (Full time): Germany wins 2-0, Nigeria will take home 2nd place ... great job Falconets! Update #2 (90+2'): Germany Scores to go up 2-0 on Nigeria Update (82' ): Germany still leads Nigeria 1-0  ...  You can view Nairaland forum's topic about this match http://www.nairaland.com/nig...
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Up Nigeria! Women’s National Team Defeats the United States — U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010

Written on July 26th, 2010 by
Categories: Positively Naija: All News Positive About Nigeria, Sports

Up Nigeria!  The U-20 Nigeria Women's National Team defeated the United States 4-2 in penalty kicks yesterday during FIFA's U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010, which is currently being played in Germany, earning themselves a spot in the semifinals of the tournament. The U.S. Women had previously defe...
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2010 World Cup finals draw is in 2 days

Written on December 2nd, 2009 by
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The 2010 World Cup Draw takes place in Cape Town on December 4, 2009. The 32 nations will be drawn into eight groups of four with the top two in each group progressing to the Round of 16. The nine chosen South African cities to host the matches next summer are Johannesburg, which will have two venu...
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Six-year-old spotted by football talent scouts is new Zinedine Zidane

Written on February 19th, 2009 by
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Six-year-old Madin Mohammed has been tipped to become the new Zinedine Zidane after he attracted the attention of top level talent scouts with his soccer skills. The youngster, whose quick moves and skillfull ball control are reminiscent of the former French midfielder, has already been signed up t...
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Glo-CAF Awards: Essien, Adebayor, others storm Nigeria todaysports

Written on February 9th, 2009 by
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Organizers of the 2008 Glo-CAF Awards say the candidates and other invitees to the event will start arriving in Nigeria today (Monday) for the occasion, which will be held at the Expo Centre of the Eko Hotels and Towers on Tuesday. According to Mohammed Jameel of Globacom Nigeria Limited, sponsor o...
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Argentina brave heat to take gold

Written on August 23rd, 2008 by
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Argentina retained their Olympic men's football title as they overcame the heat to beat Nigeria 1-0 in the Bird's Nest stadium.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/olympics/football/7578052.stm...
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Obinna, Anichebe goals give Nigeria 2-1 victory

Written on August 10th, 2008 by
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TIANJIN, China (AP) - Victor Obinna scored one goal and set up another to lead Nigeria to a 2-1 victory over Japan on Sunday, bolstering the Africans' claim for a place in the men's Olympic soccer quarterfinals. Obinna found the net in the 58th minute and set up Victor Anichebe to score on another ...
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Norway advances, Nigeria, Argentina ready to pack home

Written on August 10th, 2008 by
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SHENYANG, Northeast China, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- No dark horses popped up to upset formidable rivals and Norway became the first qualifier for knockout stage after two rounds of women's soccer matches in the Beijing Olympics. Nigeria and Argentina, both underdogs in their respective groups, face d...
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Nigeria set out Olympic plans

Written on April 21st, 2008 by
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Former Olympic champions Nigeria will prepare for the Beijing games by taking part in an eight-nation tournament in Malaysia from the 15 to 25 May. Nigeria's under 23 squad will take on hosts Malaysia, Ireland and Iraq in Group A of the event. The other group will see Ghana play Argentina, Croatia...
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