Posts Tagged "Nigeria"

The 2013 African Cup Of Nations – The Final, And Review

By on Feb 12, 2013 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

For all the praise heaped upon Burkina Faso for their unexpected run to the AFCON 2013 final, there is little doubting that Nigeria were the best team in the tournament. The Super Eagles only showed this intermittently in the final itself, most importantly with the appropriately-named Sunday Mba’s stunning winning goal and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama’s stunning...

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The 2011 Women’s World Cup: Group A Preview

By on Jun 13, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

It’s now less than two weeks until the 2011 Women’s World Cup starts in Germany, and over the next couple of weeks or so we’ll be taking the time to bring you a quick run-down of all of the teams that are taking part in this year’s competition. FIFA had considered increasing the number of teams entering this year’s tournament to...

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World Cup 2010: Nigeria 2-2 South Korea

World Cup 2010: Nigeria 2-2 South Korea

By on Jun 22, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

It’s the fault of Germany, Austria, Argentina and Peru, although it was bound to happen one day, although as Mexico and Uruguay proved earlier, some teams can enter a game knowing that a specific result benefits both sides, and still treat the game as any other. But, just in case the last two games kick off simultaneously, which is a shame for the viewer. The first...

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World Cup 2010: Greece 2-1 Nigeria

World Cup 2010: Greece 2-1 Nigeria

By on Jun 17, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Finally the tournament has come to life. In the twenty four hours before this game we’ve had some fine football played by Switzerland, Uruguay and Argentina, some drama and our first proper upset in the first of these games. We’ve even had some controversy going on off-the-field too. If we needed a reminder that behind this celebration of world football...

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