Nigeria (soccer)

 
2018 Fifa World Cup: For Africa, there were positive lessons to take
2018 Fifa World Cup: For Africa, there were positive lessons to take
In the end, it was the bloody yellow cards that did in the Lions of Teranga. For the first time in the history of the Fifa World Cup, the tie-breaker for knockout round qualifying came down to the disciplinary records of two otherwise evenly-matched sides: Senegal’s one yellow card...
Messi, Rojo rescue Argentina from humiliating early exit
Messi, Rojo rescue Argentina from humiliating early exit
Marcus Rojo's stunning finish four minutes from time kept Lionel Messi and Argentina's World Cup hopes alive to see off Nigeria 2-1 on Tuesday and...
Africa’s youth, brimming with potential, must be nurtured
Africa’s youth, brimming with potential, must be nurtured
In the recent Fifa World Cup match between Nigeria and Croatia, the commentators repeatedly talked about the youthfulness of the Nigerian team and...
Baxter gives us a taste of two Bafanas
Baxter gives us a taste of two Bafanas
Over the course of one week, new coach Stuart Baxter has managed to show the nation two Bafanas. One is a world beater, able to hand out a...
Fifa suspends Nigeria over 'government interference'
Fifa suspends Nigeria over 'government interference'
Fifa on Wednesday suspended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect over "government interference".
Dozens killed in attacks on Nigeria churches ahead of World Cup game
Dozens killed in attacks on Nigeria churches ahead of World Cup game
Gunmen stormed Sunday services in four villages near Chibok in Borno state where Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls on April 14....
Nigeria, Algeria face Europe's giants
Nigeria, Algeria face Europe's giants
Three-time World Cup winners Germany face Algeria in a last-16 clash tinged with history on Monday, while France and Nigeria square off in another...
Odemwingie ends long Nigeria wait as Bosnia head home
Odemwingie ends long Nigeria wait as Bosnia head home
Nigeria beat Bosnia 1-0 on Saturday to record their first World Cup finals victory since 1998 and condemn the European team to an early exit in...
Chan: Bafana's 'got no excuses' for loss to Nigeria, says Igesund
Chan: Bafana's 'got no excuses' for loss to Nigeria, says Igesund
Nigeria beat Bafana Bafana 3-1 in their African Nations Championship, or Chan, match, as South Africa were eliminated from the competition, in...
Khune ruled out of Bafana-Nigeria Chan decider
Khune ruled out of Bafana-Nigeria Chan decider
With his team's survival in the African Nations Championship hanging in the balance, coach Gordon Igesund was dealt a serious blow with the...
Chan: Against Nigeria, fortune could favour Bafana
Chan: Against Nigeria, fortune could favour Bafana
The spectre of South Africa needing to avoid defeat by Nigeria to advance in a continental competition is nothing new, nor has it previously...
Nigerian coach Keshi in trouble over race comment
Nigerian coach Keshi in trouble over race comment
Keshi also said the rival should go back to his native Belgium.

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