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Nigeria amputees crowd-fund for World Cup in Mexico

BBC Sport - 03 Oct 2018
With just three weeks until the Amputee World Cup in Mexico the Nigerian team has turned to a crowd-funding campaign to raise the necessary finances. The Special Eagles have missed the last three editions of the tournament in 2010, 2012 and 2014 due to ...
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Nigeria will win FIFA World Cup one day, says Pinnick

The Punch - 13 Oct 2018
The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has expressed the hope that Nigeria's Super Eagles will one day win the FIFA World Cup. Pinnick expressed the hope on Friday in Uyo after playing in the maiden novelty match between ...
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BC-BKL--World Cup-Surprising Nigeria,2nd Ld-Writethru

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 26 Sep 2018
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain — Nigeria continues to be the surprise of the women's basketball worlds, becoming the first African country to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Coach Otis Hughley Jr. called it a series of miracles that his ...
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FIFA appoints 24 match officials for Club World Cup

P.M. News - 18 Oct 2018
The Referees Committee of world football governing body FIFA has picked 24 match officials who will be in charge at the 2018 FIFA Club World Cup scheduled for the UAE. Six refereeing trios, one from each confederation, will officiate the matches.
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Team USA faces Nigeria in FIBA World Cup quarterfinals

The Seattle Times - 28 Sep 2018
The USA team, which won three group-round games by an average of 19.3 points, faces Nigeria (3-1), a first-time FIBA World Cup quarterfinalist, 3:30 a.m. PT Friday at Santiago Martin Arena in San Cristobal de la Laguna, Canary Islands. ESPN3 will ...
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The Latest: Nigeria gets 1st World Cup win, tops Turkey

Belleville News-Democrat - 23 Sep 2018
The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local):. 10:45 p.m.. Sarah Ogoke scored 22 points to help Nigeria earn the first Women's World Cup win in the country's history with a 74-68 victory over Turkey on Sunday. Nigeria (1-1 ...
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Ahmed Musa calls for Special Eagles amputee team World Cup support

Pulse Nigeria - 19 Oct 2018
Super Eagles stand-in captain Ahmed Musa has called for support for Nigeria amputee team, Special Eagles who aim to participate at the 2018 World Cup. The 26-year-old has called on well-meaning Nigerian to offer support for the team who missed out of ...
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US beats pesky Nigeria 71-40 in World Cup quarterfinals

Belleville News-Democrat - 28 Sep 2018
The move worked as Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd and Sue Bird sparked a 14-3 run to close the first half and rally the U.S. to a 71-40 win over pesky Nigeria on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Women's Basketball World Cup. "I don't know if it was ...
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US tops Nigeria in Women's Basketball World Cup quarterfinals

ESPN - 28 Sep 2018
The move worked as Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd and Sue Bird sparked a 14-3 run to close the first half and rally the U.S. to a 71-40 win over pesky Nigeria on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Women's Basketball World Cup. "I don't know if it was ...
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World Cup: Special Eagles promises anniversary gift to Nigeria

Premium Times - 01 Oct 2018
The national team of Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF), Special Eagles, on Monday promised to deliver the 2018 Amputee World Cup as a special anniversary gift to Nigeria @58. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Special Eagles ...
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Nigeria makes history at FIBA Women's World Cup

The Undefeated - 26 Sep 2018
To understand how impressive Nigeria's World Cup run has been requires a step backward and a deeper look at the context of its Cup appearance. Nigeria is making its first tournament appearance since 2006 in Brazil, where it finished dead last. This ...
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FIBA congratulates Nigeria's D'Tigers qualifying for World Cup

Pulse Nigeria - 04 Oct 2018
Nigeria men basketball team D'Tigers have been congratulated by the Federation of International Basketball (FIBA) for picking up one of the tickets to the world cup in 2019. D'Tigers are unbeaten in their qualification campaign with nine consecutive ...
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US comes back, beats Nigeria to reach FIBA World Cup semifinals

OlympicTalk (blog) - 28 Sep 2018
The U.S. trailed Nigeria for most of the first half of their FIBA World Cup quarterfinal. Even with 2-for-16 shooting in the first quarter, the Americans rattled off eight straight points going into the break, then rolled to a 71-40 win in the Canary ...

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