Nigeria News

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Keshi: City target Iheanacho heading to England

ESPN staff | December, 17 2013

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says highly rated teenager Kelechi Iheanacho is on the brink of sealing a move to an English club, believed to be Manchester City. Iheanacho, 17, was named MVP at the recent Under-17 World Cup after scoring six goal...

Group F: Preview and predictions

Andy Brassell | December, 6 2013

Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group G | Group H Overview This may not be one of the most eye-catching groups, but it does promise to be one of the most punishingly competitive. Argentina are the clear favourites for the g...

Nigeria Kit: Through the years

Chris Atkins | December, 4 2013

Design: Playing in dark green with white trim, in line with their national flag, the Super Eagles have one of the most distinctive looks in international football. Adidas make their latest effort, which also features a neat white colour as well as ...

Prandelli delighted with Rossi and Balotelli link

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | November, 19 2013

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli was pleased with the performances of strikers Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Balotelli as they linked up well in the 2-2 draw with Nigeria on Monday night. Prandelli has earmarked the duo to be his first-choice attack at...

Ethiopia were 'cheated' against Nigeria

ESPN staff | November, 17 2013

Coach Sewnet Bishaw insists Ethiopia were "cheated" in their 2-0 World Cup play-off defeat to Nigeria, with a number of penalty shouts for his sides waved away. A penalty to Victor Moses and Victor Obinna's late goal handed Nigeria a...

Nigeria beat Mexico for U17 World Cup title

ESPN Staff | November, 8 2013

Nigeria won a record fourth under-17 World Cup title on Friday, defeating Mexico, 3-0, at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Mexico's Erick Aguirre helped Nigeria along in the ninth minute with an own-goal. Nigeria added second goal from K...

WCQ CAF: Nigeria win, Cameroon held

ESPN staff | October, 13 2013

African champions Nigeria scored a late penalty to come from behind and seal a 2-1 win over Ethiopia in the first leg of their CAF World Cup playoff. #INSERT type:image END# A goalless first-half saw Ethiopia on top throughout, and they took...

WCQ Africa: Ivory Coast drawn against Senegal Video

ESPN staff | September, 16 2013

Ivory Coast and Senegal have been drawn together in the African zone World Cup qualifying playoffs. Sabri Lamouchi's Ivory Coast, ranked as the top African nation by FIFA by some distance, will host the first leg but the return will be held at a neu...

Nigeria manager not taking Ethiopia lightly

ESPN staff | September, 19 2013

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi believes his side will not have an easy ride when they take on Ethiopia in their upcoming CAF World Cup play-off. The two nations last played against each other in January’s African Cup of Nations, with the Su...

WCQ CAF: Nigeria go through

September, 7 2013

Nigeria progressed to the African play-offs for next summer's World Cup finals on the back of a 2-0 win over Malawi. - Johnson: Race to Brazil Needing to avoid defeat to move into the final stage of qualifying, the Super Eagles made no mista...

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