Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

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

Written on November 9th, 2015 by
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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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Up Nigeria! Super Eagles Win Africa Cup of Nations 2013, to Face Tahiti, Uruguay, Spain in FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Written on February 10th, 2013 by
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The Nigeria Super Eagles have claimed their third Africa Cup of Nations Title -- their first since 1994 -- in an exciting clash against West African neighbor, Burkina Faso, in front of thousands in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday Mba, of home-based Warri Wolves, scored the game-winner off of a...
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Nigeria vs Germany: Watch MatchCast of U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010 Final

Written on August 1st, 2010 by
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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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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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Nigerian Businessmen Prepare Offer to Buy Newcastle United

Written on September 26th, 2008 by
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The Nigerian businessmen interested in taking over at Newcastle say they are finalising their bid to buy the club. The consortium is reported to have a £350m takeover fund to buy the Magpies from owner Mike Ashley, but they may need another £100m to secure the deal. "We&...
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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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Slick Nigeria crush sorry Belgium 4-1

Written on August 19th, 2008 by
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Nigeria's Olympic team has powered into the final of the men's competition with a 4-1 win over surprise semi-finalists Belgium in Shanghai.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/africa/7570309.stm...
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'Super Eagles' soar into semis, blank Ivorians 2-0

Written on August 18th, 2008 by
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QINHUANGDAO, China (AP) - Peter Odemwingie scored in the first half and Victor Obinna converted a late penalty Saturday to lead Nigeria to a 2-0 win over African rival Ivory Coast and into the emifinals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament.Read More:http://www.nbcolympics.com/soccer/news/newsid=22...
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