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By IndepthAfrica
In Botswana
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Welcome to our coverage of today’s football action. The focus for today is the World Cup qualifiers, especially South Africa’s match at 8:15pm CAT (SA, GMT+2). Updates Full Time: Nigeria 1-1 Kenya Congo 1 – 0 Gabon Cameroon 2 – 1 Togo Namibia 0 – 1 Malawi   [View the story "Sat...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 25th, 2012
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Nigeria registered a demoralising 11-0 victory over FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup hosts Azerbiajan, seeing them eliminated, with Chinwendu Ihezuo playing a part in eight of them. Right from the off the game was being played almost exclusively in the hosts’ half, so it was little surprise when the first...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 12th, 2012
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Zambia have won their first Africa Cup of Nations title by beating favourites Ivory Coast 8-7 in a penalty shoot-out after the game in Libreville ended goalless. Stoppila Sunzu scored the winning goal for Zambia after goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene saved Kolo Toure’s spot-kick and Gervinho blasted o...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 12th, 2012
2 Comments
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“Congratulations to Zambia! Bet it is crazy over there now! Let the party begin….feel sorry for Gervinho though!” 2228: An incredible end to an incredibly uneventful match. I thought that shootout would never end. 2227: There were 18 penalties, 15 were scored. At the end of it all, ...
By benim
In Nigerian Soccer
Dec 11th, 2010
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Bury’s Efe Sodje is determined to give something back by building a sports centre for under-privileged children in Nigeria. A 16-year career, with six different clubs and an appearance in the 2002 World Cup finals, Sodje has earned iconic status in Nigeria. The veteran defender returns to his h...
By benim
In Nigerian Soccer
Nov 24th, 2010
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Former captain of Nigeria’s under17s, Wilson Oruma, has declared that he will hang up his boots from active football. After playing professional football for over 17 years, 33-year-old Oruma explained that he feels that now is the right time to quit the game that has seen him play for Nigeria’s under...