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Watch USA 1-0 Nigeria match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

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USA vs Nigeria preview: Can the US find their goalscoring form?

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale

The U.S. Women’s National Team sits in first place in their Group in the Women’s World Cup with four points. At the bottom of the table sit Nigeria with one point. For Nigeria, this is a must win game. A loss will certainly knock … Continue reading

Australia-Nigeria, Switzerland-Ecuador, Japan-Cameroon TV times and open thread

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale

Today is our chance to get a second look at the Group of Death, better known as Group D. Although the U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Sweden might be the main attraction, Australia vs. Nigeria will be a great match with … Continue reading

Women’s World Cup: Sweden vs. Nigeria and Cameroon vs. Ecuador TV times and open thread

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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After an exciting group of games on Sunday, Monday gives us our first look into the 2015 Women’s World Cup “group of death” or group D. Group C also begins today with two countries making their World Cup debut. Sweden … Continue reading

U.S TV Schedule For Final Round Of African Nations Cup Qualifying 

Posted on by Ed Perovic
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Wednesday marks the final round of qualifying for the African Nations Cup. It will now take place in Equatorial Guinea between 17 January to 8 February next year as Morocco were officially removed as hosts due to their reluctance of … Continue reading

FIFA Bans Nigeria from International Competition

Posted on by Matt Covell
Nigeria football team

Despite a terrific World Cup run, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have gotten their wings clipped by FIFA. The Nigerian Football Federation has been suspended immediately on the account of government interference. The interference took place after allegations of players … Continue reading

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Nigeria Facing Suspension From FIFA

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Nigeria’s Football Federation was voted out of office on Saturday in an apparent Coup d’état that is unlikely to be recognized by FIFA. A hastily arranged Assembly took the action of voting in a new board. At issue is the … Continue reading

France 2-0 Nigeria Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Plus 5 Observations From Round of 16 World Cup Game

Posted on by Thariq Amir

There wasn’t a comeback that has been the vogue in this World Cup in the match between France and Nigeria but nonetheless this was an entertaining game that went from end to end.  Stephen Keshi prepared his side well and … Continue reading

France vs Nigeria, Starting Lineups, TV Times and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

France are heavily favored to win today’s match to advance to the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but they’re coming up against a strong and determined Nigeria team who have talent but also possess a lot of defensive … Continue reading

France vs Nigeria Preview: Teams Seek Berth In Final 8

Posted on by Hussein Jiva

No African team has managed to qualify past the quarter-finals stage in the World Cup, but based on their last game against Argentina, Nigeria look the most likely side of the two African teams to go furthest in Brazil. Nigeria … Continue reading

Argentina 3-2 Nigeria Match Highlights [VIDEO]: La Albiceleste Emerge Victorious

Posted on by Chris Ryan

Similar to a parent who knows his or her child is smarter than the C’s on the report card, most soccer fans will be somewhat disappointed with the performance of the Albiceleste today. While they did score three goals they … Continue reading

Argentina vs Nigeria: Starting Lineups And World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Chirag Madhrani

While Argentina are already through to the next round, a draw will be good enough for Nigeria to advance to the next round. But even if Nigeria lose today, they could still advance if Iran fails to beat Bosnia or … Continue reading

Young World Cup Trio Look to Revive The Declining Centerback Position

Posted on by Andrew Jones

With over 100 goals scored already in this tournament, the 2014 World Cup has not been an exhibition for great centerback play. With the game quicker, fitter, more athletic and open than it has ever been before, gone are the … Continue reading

Bosnia Elimination Should Renew Calls to FIFA For Instant Replay

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
Dzeko onside

In the first half of Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina tonight, Edin Dzeko ran onto a terrific through-ball and beat Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama with a precise finishing shot.  The offside flag went up late and the goal was disallowed.  … Continue reading

Watch Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Despite playing some good football over the course of two matches, Bosnia-Herzegovina will not advance to knockout stages of this World Cup. The European nation playing in its first World Cup after independence from Yugoslavia in the 1990s were denied … Continue reading

Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Nigeria plays Bosnia-Herzegovina in the final match of the day, kicking off at 6pm ET/3pm PT. For viewers in USA, this is where the match can be watched – English language: ESPN and WatchESPN Spanish language: Univision, Univision Deportes Network and Univision online … Continue reading

Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina Preview: Super Eagles Trying to Take Flight

Posted on by Sam Okpo

Although expectations were tempered due to poor results in the last two World Cup tournaments they qualified for, The Super Eagles of Nigeria came into this year’s World Cup full of confidence. They won the African Cup of Nations last … Continue reading

Nigeria 0-0 Iran: Teams Finish Scoreless In First Draw of 2014 World Cup; Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Gago

Nigeria and Iran clashed for the first time in the history of World Cup and the second match on Monday. In the match, Nigeria controlled the midfield area of the pitch for the entire first half. The Iranian side managed … Continue reading