Nigeria Features

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Messi holds no fear for Nigeria

ESPN staff | March, 19 2014

Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi claims that he is not worried about the prospect of facing Argentina’s Lionel Messi in Group F at the World Cup. • Corrigan: Messi's best goals Messi this week broke Barcelona’s all-time...

Man United wait on Hernandez fitness

Richard Jolly | March, 6 2014

Manchester United are waiting to discover if Javier Hernandez will be added to their injury list after the striker came off at half-time in Mexico’s 0-0 draw with Nigeria on Wednesday. • Mitten: Chicharito fades • Marshall: Mexic...

Mexico, Nigeria battle to scoreless tie Video

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ATLANTA -- Raul Jimenez's late header for Mexico went just wide in a 0-0 draw with Nigeria in an international friendly Wednesday at the Georgia Dome. The game between World Cup qualifiers attracted 68,212 fans, the largest crowd for a football ma...

Chicharito: I'll give my 'heart and soul' Video

ESPN staff | March, 5 2014

Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez said he’s thankful to link up with Mexico for Wednesday's friendly against Nigeria in Atlanta and take a break from Manchester United's current struggles. •Mitten: A frustrated Hernandez fades &...

Dos Santos out of Mexico friendly vs. Nigeria Video

ESPN staff | March, 3 2014

Villarreal attacker Giovani dos Santos was scratched from the lineup for Mexico's friendly vs. Nigeria on Wednesday due to a calf injury sustained during his Spanish League club's 1-1 draw vs. Real Betis on Sunday. Club America forward Raul Jimen...

Spain-El Salvador to play World Cup friendlies

Associated Press | February, 28 2014

NEW YORK -- Defending World Cup champion Spain will play an exhibition game against El Salvador on June 7 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., before heading to the World Cup in Brazil. Seven matches involving six World Cup teams were announced Frid...

Hernandez, Marquez on Mexico roster Video

Associated Press |

Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez and Leon defender Rafael Marquez are among 24 players selected by Mexico coach Miguel Herrera for El Tri's exhibition game against Nigeria in Atlanta on March 5. The game is the last for Mexico with i...

World Cup: Spain, five countries to train in U.S.

ESPN staff | February, 4 2014

Defending champions Spain will prepare for the World Cup in the United States along with Greece, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Honduras. Soccer United Marketing, an affiliate of Major League Soccer, says it will organise exhibitio...

El Tri near deal for Portugal friendly in Boston Video

ESPN staff | February, 4 2014

Mexico is "95 percent" done with a deal that would pit El Tri against Portugal in a pre-World Cup friendly on June 6 in Boston, Mexico federation president Justino Compean said Tuesday. "We are trying to set up matches with qualified teams," Compea...

Nigeria want pre-World Cup base in USA

ESPN staff | December, 18 2013

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi wants his squad to be based in Miami or Houston for their training camp ahead of next summer’s World Cup. • Delaney: Group F Preview • Nigeria Kit: Through the years The Super Eagles will stay in ...

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