Nigeria national football team

By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 23rd, 2013
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Full Time: Nigeria 1 – 1 Kenya Kenya should have closed shop. The Harambee Stars defense is finally breached as substitute Oduamadi steals in at the far post to rifle home the equalizer at the death. Kenya shoot themselves in the foot, failing to see out the last few minutes of additional time ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 22nd, 2013
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African champions Nigeria can take complete command of Group F with a win at home to Kenya on Saturday in the latest round of qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup. The Super Eagles lead the way in their group on four points from two games and are 33 places higher than Kenya in the Confederation [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 16th, 2013
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Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has criticised the country’s coach Stephen Keshi for ignoring him. The Spartak Moscow striker is nursing a long-term hamstring injury which he suffered during the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. He scored four goals to emerge as top scorer at the tourname...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Mar 7th, 2013
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Nigeria will face Mexico in a high-profile friendly in the United States on 31 May as part of their preparations for the Confederations Cup. The match will be held at the at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. “We are pleased that the reigning African champions will have such a high-quality ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 1st, 2013
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Nigeria striker, Peter Odemwingie is not interested in returning to the Super Eagles ‘unless things get straightforward’ in the national team set up. The forward was controversially left out of the Nigeria squad that went on to win the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations title in South Africa and could yet re...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 25th, 2013
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I share in the joy. Growing up in Nigeria, I thought rewarding the players should be a national responsibility because then I thought the world bowed to Nigeria for its superior talents in soccer. I saw Christian Chukwu as a president given his accomplishment in the sector. But then I came to US and ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 16th, 2013
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Cheta Nwanze for Africa is a Country, Brilliant goal by Sunday Mba ends 13 years of pain for Nigeria. Nigeria’s forward Sunday Mba celebrates after scoring the game’s only goal against Burkina Faso. Photograph: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images Make una no vex, I’m running on less than...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 16th, 2013
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On Sunday, February 10, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nigeria’s national football (soccer) team, the Super Eagles, beat the Burkina Faso Stallions 1-0 to win the prestigious African Cup of Nations title. Back home in Nigeria, the Super Eagles’ victory came just hours after northern Nigeria once agai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 13th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday night, welcomed the Super Eagles and their officials with warm embrace to the Aso Rock Villa, after their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) victory. The obviously elated President Jonathan, while appreciating the outstanding performance of the Eagles, nineteen year...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 10th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan has called on all Nigerians to imbibe the positive lessons of the Super Eagles’ inspiring victory at the African Cup of Nations 2013 stating that “the fulfilment of the country’s immense potentials for greatness will be more speedily attained if more Nigerians resolve to e...