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CNN - 23 Jun 2018 Ahmed Musa scores twice as Nigeria beats Iceland to revive World Cup hopes
Having stifled Lionel Messi's Argentina in their opening game, Iceland were optimistic of doing the same against a talented Nigeria side. The underdogs -- the smallest country to compete at a World Cup -- began promisingly. Sigurdsson tamely shot at ...
BBC Sport - 29 Dec 2018 Ngozi Okobi: Nigeria midfielder calls for more fixtures before Women's World Cup
Nigeria midfielder Ngozi Okobi calls for the African champions to be given adequate preparation before flying to France for the 2019 Women's World Cup.
BBC Sport - 20 Jan 2019 Ngozi Ebere: Nigerian ready for 'new challenge' in Norway
Nigeria defender Ngozi Ebere says she welcomes the challenge of playing in a highly competitive league after signing for Norwegian club Arna Bjomar on a ...
Pulse Nigeria - 17 Jan 2019 Super Falcons lose 0-3 to China in warm up game ahead of 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
The Super Falcons of Nigeria start 2019 with 3-0 loss to China in an invitational tournament face Romania in third place match.
Pulse Nigeria - 19 Jan 2019 Australian women's coach sacked ahead of football World Cup
Australia's women's football coach Alen Stajcic was sacked Saturday just months out from the World Cup amid concerns over "workplace" and "player welfare" ...
Premium Times - 20 Jan 2019 Four-Nation Invitational Tournament: Nigeria's Super Falcons defeat Romania
Nigeria's Super Falcons on Sunday trounced the women national team of Romania 4-1 in the third-place match at the ongoing four-nation invitational ...
BBC Sport - 27 Dec 2018 Rasheedat Ajibade: Nigeria's rising star moves to Norway
Women's Africa Cup of Nations winner Rasheedat Ajibade moves to Norwegian side Avaldsnes from Nigerian club Robo Queens.
Pulse Nigeria - 20 Jan 2019 'Coach whisperer', mind guru propel Aussies at Asian Cup
If Australia successfully defend their Asian Cup title in the United Arab Emirates, two people will be quietly celebrating behind the scenes: a self-styled ...
CBS Sports - 19 Jan 2019 USWNT vs. France score, takeaways: USA loses to World Cup hosts 3-1 in friendly
The United States women's national team lost its first game of 2019 on Saturday, falling 3-1 at World Cup host France in Le Havre. Fielding a team that was ...
Pulse Nigeria - 20 Jan 2019 Tuchel draws best out of me at PSG, says Neymar
Neymar says his strong bond with Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel inspires the Brazilian forward to give his "life on the pitch", as the French giants ...
Guardian Nigeria - 19 Jan 2019 Living in the future
I am culling this from my political diary. I am living in the future. It is 2030, a very historic and eventful year for all Black people around the world – Africa is about ...
KT Press - 17 Jan 2019 Rwanda Women Cricket Team Set for Nigeria Tour
Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) has named a 14-women team to represent the country at the Nigeria-Rwanda Women Bilateral Series set to be held in Abuja ...
U.S. Soccer - 19 Jan 2019 Five Things to Know About World Cup Hosts, France
On Saturday, Jan. 19 (2:30 p.m. ET; FS1 & UDN), the U.S. WNT will take on France in front of a sold-out crowd at Stade Ocèane in Le Havre to kick off 2019.
The Punch - 20 Jan 2019 Home-based players can add value to Super Eagles — Lokosa
Nigerian striker, Junior Lokosa, who joined Tunisian giants, Esperance, recently from Kano Pillars, spoke to 'TANA AIYEJINA just before the move.
Pulse Nigeria - 17 Jan 2019 Mikel Obi hints at Super Eagles return
Mikel Obi is set to play his first game for the Super Eagles since the World Cup against Seychelles.
Pulse Nigeria - 20 Jan 2019 'Hugely excited' England boss Southgate cools Man Utd talk
Gareth Southgate insisted on Sunday his work as England manager was far from done as he indicated he had no interest in taking charge at Manchester United ...
Vanguard - 19 Jan 2019 EPL to take legal action over pirate channel
English Premier League has appointed legal counsel to take action in Saudi Arabia against illegal pirate channel “BeoutQ”.
Pulse Nigeria - 20 Jan 2019 Can Sarri arrest 'mentally soft' Chelsea slump?
It took 19 games for Maurizio Sarri to suffer defeat as Chelsea manager, but a stunning start to life at Stamford Bridge has quickly turned sour with the Italian ...
Pulse Nigeria - 20 Jan 2019 Five things we learned from the Premier League weekend
Liverpool are one step closer to a long-awaited Premier League title, but only just after a seven-goal thriller against Crystal Palace at Anfield, while Chelsea ...
Legit.ng - 15 Jan 2019 12 names of Nigerian sports heroes and heroines
Legit.ng News ☆ What are the most famous names among Nigerian ✊ SPORTS HEROES ✊ and heroines? We can be proud of the talented Nigeria sports ...
Pulse Nigeria - 19 Jan 2019 Sane can't compare to Giggs yet insists Guardiola
Pep Guardiola has told Manchester City star Leroy Sane he has a long way to go before he can be considered as great a player as Ryan Giggs.
Pulse Nigeria - 18 Jan 2019 Iran coach Queiroz set for Colombia switch after Asian Cup
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Friday that he was "honoured" to be courted by Colombia, who want the former Real Madrid boss to join them after the Asian Cup ...
Pulse Nigeria - 19 Jan 2019 'Me? To Bayern? Never!' - insists Dortmund skipper Reus
Germany winger Marco Reus has insisted he will never take the well-worn path of joining Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund as the bitter Bundesliga rivals ...
Guardian Nigeria - 19 Jan 2019 Alexander-Arnold signs new Liverpool contract
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold is the latest star to commit his future to the Premier League leaders after signing a long-term contract.
FIFA.com - 18 Jan 2019 Van Wyk: Qualification made all the setbacks worth it
Janine van Wyk reflects on historic ticket to France 2019; Defender helped South Africa to first Women's World Cup; Banyana Banyana captain is the third most ...
Legit.ng - 17 Jan 2019 Revealed! Solskjaer revived Pogba’s career after speaking with the Frenchman
Legit.ng News ☆ Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in a bid to boost player's morale assured French midfielder Paul Pogba that the team will be ...
ESPN - 26 Jun 2018 World Cup Nigeria Super Eagles facts and figures
We take a look at the facts and figures from the Super Eagles' previous final group matches, as well as past encounters with Argentina.
CBSSports.com - 26 Jun 2018 Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup: Scores, schedule, complete squad, TV and live stream, players to watch
The 2018 World Cup is underway. CBS Sports will have you covered for each game, all the important news and more, as well as profiles of all of the teams.
ESPN - 14 May 2018 Nigeria name provisional World Cup squad
Nigeria have named two uncapped players in their 30-man provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
ESPN - 12 Jun 2018 10 Facts about Super Eagles' World Cup jersey numbers
Following the announcement of Nigeria's 2018 FIFA World Cup squad numbers, KwesèESPN compiled 10 interesting facts about the Super Eagles' jerseys.
CNN - 14 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria's Super Eagles are the most stylish team
The World Cup has not started yet and Nigeria has already won -- for being the most stylish team in Russia.
The Guardian - 13 Jun 2018 When it comes to fashion, Nigeria has already won the World Cup
As the English team arrived in Russia in Nike tracksuits, the Mexicans looked ready to sell you a flat and the Iranians went tie-less. But it was Nigeria who stole ...
CNBC - 22 Jun 2018 Nigerian World Cup jersey sells out after a record 3 million people try to pre-order it from Nike
With the 21st FIFA World Cup underway, you can find soccer fans worldwide proudly displaying their country's jerseys — but you'd be hard-pressed to find a ...
The Washington Post - 16 Jun 2018 Croatia vs. Nigeria 2018 World Cup: Modric’s penalty kick seals 2-0 Croatia victory
Luka Modric and Croatia will try to improve off a disappointing showing in Brazil four years ago.
FIFA.com - 21 Jun 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News - Preview: Nigeria v Iceland
Having pulled off one of the shocks of the opening round of fixtures at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Iceland will be hoping for all three points against ...
USA TODAY - 03 Jul 2018 Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel's father kidnapped during World Cup
MOSCOW – Nigeria soccer captain John Obi Mikel revealed on Tuesday that kidnappers abducted and threatened to murder his father, hours before the team's ...
Washington Post - 22 Jun 2018 Iceland vs. Nigeria 2018 World Cup: Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles soar to 2-0 win
Full time: Nigeria 2, Iceland 0. Ahmed Musa and the Super Eagles exposed Iceland's players in the second half, catching them creeping up on offense and then ...
BBC Sport - 08 Dec 2018 2019 Women's World Cup: African champions Nigeria will face hosts France
African champions Nigeria are drawn in Group A of the 2019 Women's World Cup where they will face the hosts France.
THISDAY Newspapers - 21 Jan 2019 ZENITH /DELTA PRINCIPALS’ CUP- Zonal Stage Begins Today in 10 Centres
A total of 26 teams that emerged champions at the local government levels will from today begin hostilities as the zonal stage of the third edition of the Delta ...
The Guardian - 05 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup 2018 team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions
This article is part of the Guardian's 2018 World Cup Experts' Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 32 countries who ...
BBC Sport - 26 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria 1-2 Argentina - how you rated the players
Lionel Messi tops the player ratings as Argentina revive their World Cup hopes.
BBC Sport - 01 May 2018 Nigeria welcomes World Cup prize advance of US$2m from Fifa
The Nigeria Football Federation welcomes Fifa's decision to advance US$ 2 million of World Cup prize money to Africa's five representatives in Russia.
The Guardian - 02 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup football shirts capture public imagination
Fans queue in London before England match for shirts that sold out in minutes online.
BBC Sport - 04 Jul 2018 World Cup 2018: Leon Balogun says Nigeria need to be 'dirtier'
Leon Balogun says Nigeria need to play a bit "dirtier" and be more cold-blooded following the Super Eagles' World Cup exit.
CNN - 20 Jun 2018 Nigeria's Super Eagles miss out on nearly $300k match bonus after Croatia loss
Moscow, Russia (CNN) Nigeria's World Cup side have lost out on more than $300k promised to them by government officials and sponsors after last Saturday's ...
Vanity Fair - 26 Jun 2018 Nigeria May Be Out of the World Cup, But Their Jersey Will Still Be Coveted
In the end, the standout jersey of the World Cup was only worn once. Nigeria was knocked out of the tournament on Tuesday by a cruel, late, thoroughly ...
FIFA.com - 17 Dec 2018 Senegal, Nigeria back at the Beach Soccer World Cup
The two nations will be Africa's representatives at Paraguay 2019; Both competed at Bahamas 2017; Senegal secured their fifth continental crown. Senegal ...
africanews - 04 May 2018 Road to Russia: Nigeria's unbeaten qualification run to the World Cup
Nigeria's Super Eagles were the first African team to qualify for the World Cup in Russia in emphatic fashion; pulling off an emphatic unbeaten run against strong ...
SkySports - 02 Jun 2018 Nigeria's World Cup nemesis: Super Eagles set for fifth meeting with Argentina
Nigeria will face Argentina for the fifth time in just their sixth World Cup finals appearance in Russia, with the rather ominous record of losing all four previous ...
FIFA.com - 22 Jun 2018 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News - Dramatic wins for Brazil, Swiss as Nigeria stay alive
Brazil and Switzerland left it late to claim victory and overcome defiant performances from Costa Rica – the fifth team to be knocked out of the tournament – and ...
Washington Post - 23 Jun 2018 West Africa had a very good World Cup week
This post was updated on June 24 at 12:57 p.m. with the results of the Senegal-Japan match. Ghana's Black Stars failed to qualify for the World Cup this year, ...
BBC Sport - 02 Jun 2018 World Cup friendlies: England 2-1 Nigeria - how did you rate the players?
How did you rate the performances of the players in England's World Cup warm-up win over Nigeria.
Goal.com - 26 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria 1 Argentina 2
World Cup Match Report for Nigeria v Argentina on 26 June 2018, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.
BBC Sport - 06 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria lose final warm-up match to Czech Republic
Nigeria suffer a 1-0 defeat to the Czech Republic in Austria in the Super Eagles' final warm-up match before the World Cup in Russia.
BBC Sport - 03 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Arsenal's Iwobi in Nigeria's 23-man squad
Nigeria have announced their 23-man squad for the World Cup, which includes Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses.
Racked - 27 Jun 2018 Why Nigeria’s World Cup Jerseys Aren’t Going Anywhere
No other team in the World Cup could have gotten away with Nigeria's jerseys.
BBC Sport - 22 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria v Iceland - Ahmed Musa is highest-rated player
Ahmed Musa's two goals unsurprisingly get him the highest average score in our player rater as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0.
The Independent - 11 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup squad guide: Full fixtures, group, ones to watch, odds and more
Gernot Rohr's biggest achievement as Nigeria coach is the serenity with which they have reached this World Cup. None of the disputes or controversies that ...
FIFA.com - 02 Dec 2018 Nigeria hold their nerve to make it nine
Nigeria have maintained their superb CAF Women's Africa Cup of Nations record, winning the competition for the ninth time out of 11 attempts. The 2018 ...
BBC Sport - 29 Oct 2018 Nigeria’s amputee team lose opening game at 2018 World Cup
Nigeria's amputee football team lose their opening match 6-0 to Brazil at the 2018 World Cup with some players only arriving in Mexico hours before kick-off.
EWN - 15 May 2018 Nigeria names provisional 30-man World Cup squad
Tianjin Teda midfielder John Obi Mikel was named as Nigeria captain when the country's provisional 30-man squad for the 2018 World Cup was released on ...
Chicago Tribune - 16 May 2018 2 surprises included in Nigeria provisional World Cup squad
Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa were in Nigeria's provisional World Cup squad on Monday, as was the uncapped Simeon Nwankwo, a 1.98-meter ...
Goal.com - 30 Jun 2018 Five things that cost Nigeria the World Cup
The Super Eagles promised so much more than they ultimately delivered in Russia. Where did it all go wrong in the end?
GQ Magazine - 06 Jun 2018 How Nigeria's World Cup Jersey Became a Streetwear Grail
After the sort of long lead-up that can only accompany a once-every-four-years tourney, the World Cup will officially commence next week. Every sports angle's ...
The Daily Beast - 18 Jun 2018 Nigeria's Human Traffickers Are Working the World Cup
It's suddenly very easy to visit Russia from almost any country in the world, and criminals are using that to traffic young victims to the World Cup.
BBC Sport - 09 Aug 2018 Under-20 Women's World Cup: Nigeria beat Haiti to kick-start campaign
Nigeria get their Under-20 Women's World Cup campaign back on track in France on Thursday with a 1-0 win over Haiti.
Racked - 06 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018 Jerseys: Nigeria, Mexico, and More, Ranked
See the Nigeria 2018 World Cup jersey ranked against Colombia, Mexico, and more.
BBC Sport - 19 Jul 2018 Alex Iwobi: Nigeria must learn from 2018 World Cup
Nigeria and Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi says the Super Eagles' young squad must learn from its unsuccessful 2018 World Cup campaign.
Al Jazeera English - 14 Jun 2018 How World Cup 1994 set the tone for future of Nigerian football
It marked Nigeria's debut in the tournament but World Cup 1994 set the benchmark for those who followed.
ESPN - 16 Sep 2018 FIBA World Cup Nigeria secure 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup spot
Nigeria men's basketball team became the first country to officially secure qualification for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China with a comprehensive ...
BBC Sport - 28 May 2018 Nigeria winger Moses Simon ruled out of World Cup with injury
Nigeria international winger Moses Simon is ruled out of the World Cup with a thigh injury that will sideline him for up to a month.
The Washington Post - 17 Jun 2018 World Cup fans’ view: Nigerians pack the house with hope
Even as the Super Eagles trailed Croatia, one fan at a restaurant screamed: “We're going to win the whole thing!”
For The Win - 06 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Getting to know Team Nigeria
With the World Cup less than two weeks away, For The Win is breaking down each team competing for the title. Nigeria's Group D schedule. Nigeria vs. Croatia ...
ESPN - 13 Sep 2018 FIBA World Cup Nigeria women approach full readiness
The Nigeria women basketball team are close to their preferred playing form ahead of the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup, which will be hosted by ...
BBC Sport - 23 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria's Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero
A hero for two countries who will now go head to head - 'Lionel Musa' is set to face Messi for a place in the last 16.
Moneycontrol.com - 14 Jun 2018 FIFA World Cup 2018 Official squad: Group D – Team 16 – Nigeria
Nigeria was the first team from Africa to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
The FADER - 11 Jun 2018 How Nike turned Nigeria’s World Cup kit into a fashion phenomenon
When a World Cup kit is good, it becomes iconic. Due to the competition's quadrennial nature, each time the world's biggest sporting event comes to town is one ...
BBC Sport - 03 Oct 2018 Nigeria amputees crowd-fund for World Cup in Mexico
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.
talkSPORT - 12 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup 2018 team guide – opponents and fixtures, kits, key player, probable line-up
Taking an in-depth look a Nigeria at the World Cup.
The Telegraph - 22 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup 2018 squad list and team guide
Here we take a look at Nigeria's World Cup squad and the other things it will be handy to know.
ESPN - 19 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup chicken story is 'ridiculous' say supporters
Nigerian football supporters have been left bemused by reports of a request to Russian officials to have live chickens taken into the World Cup venues as ...
CNN - 17 Jul 2018 Nigeria's President Buhari orders home stranded World Cup fans
Nigerian football fans stranded in Moscow after the World Cup have been ordered home by President Muhammadu Buhari, says media aide.
Goal.com - 06 Jul 2018 How Nigeria must rebuild after World Cup 2018 exit
Nigeria's elimination was not altogether unexpected, and now Gernot Rohr must kick the second phase of his rebuilding project into gear.
BBC Sport - 17 Aug 2018 Nigeria knocked out of Women's Under-20 World Cup by Spain
Nigeria are eliminated from the Women's Under-20 World Cup after losing 2-1 to Spain in the quarter-finals in France.
ESPN - 06 Mar 2018 Nigeria preparations unusually serene with World Cup 100 days away
For the first time since Nigeria's maiden World Cup qualification in 1994, the Super Eagles' tournament preparations are serene and unperturbed.
BBC Sport - 13 Aug 2018 Under-20 Women's World Cup: Nigeria earn late draw to progress
Nigeria book their place in the quarter-finals of the Under-20 Women's World Cup in France with a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser in a 1-1 draw with China.
The Guardian - 31 May 2018 Mikel John Obi: ‘If Nigeria were organised we’d have won World Cup’
Nigeria's captain tells David Hytner about the 'massive problems' that derailed the team in 2014, life in China and the day he feared Sir Alex Ferguson would ...
BBC Sport - 11 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Nigeria's Uzoho still on a 'learning curve'
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho says he is still learning after a remarkable eight months ahead of the World Cup in Russia.
The Telegraph - 12 Jun 2018 Nigeria World Cup squad arrives in Russia in style with Wilfred Ndidi leading the way
Nigeria's striking home kit has proved incredibly popular in the run up to this summer's World Cup, and they touched down in Russia with a similar sense of ...
BBC Sport - 06 May 2018 Balogun says fitness is key for Nigeria's World Cup hopes
Nigeria defender Leon Balogun says it is crucial his fellow international team-mates stay injury-free ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
ESPN - 28 Sep 2018 US tops Nigeria in Women's Basketball World Cup quarterfinals
The U.S. came alive in the second quarter and went on to beat Nigeria 71-40 in the Women's Basketball World Cup quarterfinals.
ESPN - 21 Mar 2018 Nigeria are going to World Cup to win it, says Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says that the Super Eagles are targeting the trophy when they travel to Russia for the World Cup in three months.
ABC News - 22 Jun 2018 World Cup: Nigeria beats Iceland 2-0 thanks to Ahmed Musa's brace to keep African team alive - FIFA World Cup - Russia 2018
Nigeria has beaten Iceland 2-0 to revive its hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia, as striker Ahmed Musa dramatically marked ...
Chicago Tribune - 12 Jun 2018 Nigeria's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup uniforms
Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright I need shades! Croatia, Russia's *fresh* out of Big Boy restaurants.
BBC Sport - 23 Sep 2018 Sheyi Ojo: England U20 World Cup winner open to representing Nigeria
Liverpool's England U20 World Cup winner Sheyi Ojo says he would consider playing for Nigeria at senior international level - if the West African country come ...
RTE.ie - 11 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018: Why you should follow Nigeria
The Super Eagles are back at another World Cup. Expect goals.
Premium Times - 15 Jun 2018 World Cup: FIFA names referees for Nigeria-Croatia match
Brazilian referee, Sandro Ricci, will alongside two compatriots and two Spaniards, handle Nigeria's opening Group D game against Croatia at Kaliningrad on ...
BBC News - 12 Jun 2018 'They look hot' - Fans react to Nigeria's world cup outfits
The Nigerian football team's travelling outfits are arguably even more stylish than their playing kit.
Hindustan Times - 03 Jun 2018 FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria name final 23-member squad
Nigeria named a final 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018 with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.
Yahoo Sports - 10 Jun 2018 World Cup 2018 team preview: Nigeria's young stars get first chance to shine
Welcome to Yahoo Sports' team-by-team 2018 World Cup previews. With less than a month to go until this summer's tournament, it's time to get familiar with ...
CBS News - 26 Jun 2018 2018 World Cup: Scores, results and standings - live updates
Groups A and B kicked off Matchday 3 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Monday. In this third and final match of the group stage, all four teams in each group play ...