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Nigeria vs Scotland Match Investigated By Police Over Match-Fixing Claims
Tue May, 27 2014
The Scottish FA have been contacted by the National Crime Agency regarding a match-fixing threat surrounding Wednesday's friendly against Nigeria. Nigeria are playing Scotland at Fulham's Craven Cottage ground. The SFA have released a statement saying they are liaising with the relevant authorities and are preparing for the match as normal. Leading bookmakers contacted by BBC Sport say they are unaware of any specific threat to the game.
Iheanacho: I’m Feeling A Million Things
Fri Nov, 08 2013
Nigeria’s outstanding No10 Kelechi Iheanacho put on a dazzling display of football here in UAE, scoring six goals and setting up a further seven en route to a fourth title for the west Africans. A playmaker and lethal finisher all rolled into one, his trademark goal celebrations had the Nigerian fans here in UAE on their feet from start to finish.
Nigeria Beat Mexico 3-0 To Win U-17 World Cup
Fri Nov, 08 2013
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets became the first country to win the FIFA Under-17 World Cup for the fourth time on Friday after handing a comprehensive 3-0 defeat to their Mexican counterparts, El Tri, at the El Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Nigerian Eaglets Beat Iran 4-1, Meets Uruguay In Q.Finals
Tue Oct, 29 2013
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria continued with their impressive display at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, as they beat Iran 4-1 to advance to the quarter finals of the competition.
Keshi Names Squad For W/Cup Battle With Ethiopa
Sat Sep, 21 2013
In a bid to topple Ethiopia, Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi has named an unchanged squad from the side that beat Malawi 2-0 in the final group F game to claim a place in the 2014 World Cup Africa qualifiers play offs.
After Beating Malawi Keshi Says “We Fear No Opposition”
Sun Sep, 08 2013
Moments after his wards silenced the mouthy Malawians in a 2014 World Cup Cup qualifier at the U.J. Esuene Stadium Saturday to move into the final round of the qualifiers, Super Eagles Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi said he was ready to face any opponent to pick one of the five tickets reserved for Africa.
Keshi's Names 23 Players For Malawi
Sat Aug, 31 2013
Stephen Keshi unveiled a shortlist of forty players a few days ago, but the coach of the Super Eagles has reduced his list to 23, 10 days from the decisive match of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Malawi in Calabar.
Oboabona to join Turkish club
Mon Aug, 12 2013
Nigeria defender, Godfrey Oboabona, is expected to seal a move to Turkish Super Lig outfit, Caykur Rizespor this week.
Mba Closes In On Transfer To 'big' European Club
Wed Jul, 24 2013
The Super Eagles midfielder is close to securing a move to the continent after a transfer dispute threatened to jeopardise a switch to an unnamed team.
West Brom Rejects Osaze’s Dubai Offer
Sat Jul, 20 2013
West Brom have rejected a bid of £850,000 from Dubai club Al Nasr for Nigeria striker, Osaze Odemwingie.
Nigeria’s Okagbare Upsets Favorites To Win In Birmingham
Sun Jun, 30 2013
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare upset favorites Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Carmelita Jeter to win the 200 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday.
Ex-Nigerian Football Star, Thompson Oliha Is Dead
Sun Jun, 30 2013
Former Nigeria Super Eagles' mid fielder, Thompson Oliha is dead, supersport.com can report.
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