Posts Tagged ‘fifa’

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
Categories: Sports

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
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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Nigeria under-17 coach dies

Written on October 21st, 2007 by
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Yemi Tella has died a mere six weeks after leading Nigeria to the under-17 World title in September. The 56-year-old had spent the last two weeks at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital after being admitted for cancer-like symptoms. Tella, a former lecturer at the National Institute for Sports in Lag...
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US Reaches Women's Football World Cup Quarterfinals w/ 1-0 Victory Over Nigeria

Written on September 18th, 2007 by
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USA defeats Nigerian Women's side in the FIFA Women's World Cup, on a goal in the first minute of the game, to advance to the Quarterfinals of the tournamentRead More:http://www.voanews.com/english/2007-09-18-voa61.cfm...
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Uwak attack stuns Swedes: Nigeria 1, Sweden 1 [September 11, 2007]

Written on September 11th, 2007 by
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Nigeria 1, Sweden 1: Uwak attack stuns Swedes Nigeria's Cynthia Uwak, who plays her club football in Sweden, crushed the Scandinavians' hopes of a perfect start to China 2007 when she struck an equaliser eight minutes from time in Chengdu on Tuesday. The 1-1 draw means that all four teams in Group ...
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FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 – Match Highlight – Sept. 11, 2007

Written on September 11th, 2007 by
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Day 2 of the Women's World Cup 2007, proved to be far more competitive than opening day's 11-0 thrashing of Argentina by Germany. In fact, all 3 matches today ended in a draw, meaning everyone has their work cut out in order to advance to the next round. Results: Nigeria 1, Sweden 1 Japan 2, Eng...
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Eni Aluko Plays for England in 2007 Womens World Football (Soccer) Cup in China

Written on September 10th, 2007 by
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My niece, Eni Aluko, plays No. 9 (Forward) for the English squad in the 2007 Women's World Cup in China starting September 10 and ending September 30. First match is September 11, Against Japan ! Watch her ! Group-stage schedule: see http://www.fifa.com/womenworldcup/matches/index.htmlRead More:...
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An Unforgettable First Time for Eaglet Keeper Ajiboye

Written on September 9th, 2007 by
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Oladele Ajiboye, the goalkeeping hero of Nigeria's victory over Spain, told FIFA.com that it was his debut appearance in a penalty shoot-out.Read More:http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/teams/team=1888317/index.html...
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Nigeria Wins Fifa U-17 Soccer; Ajiboye soars on Eaglets' wings

Written on September 9th, 2007 by
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THE DAY REPLAYED as Nigeria Wins Fifa U-17 Soccer - Penalties. One word, but one which brings so many memories of jubilation and despair. For the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, they will look back fondly on the spot-kicks taken at the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007, but for Spain the emotio...
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