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USA vs. Nigeria Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for the Match ...
The Nigerian national soccer team is currently ranked by FIFA as the 47th best team in the world. The team will be competing in just their fifth World Cup later this spring and will be looking to advance past the Round of 16 for the first time in their ...
The scope for stardom is unlimited: Nigerian coach
Khaleej Times
Two Nigerian youngsters based in Dubai were invited to join the Nigerian under 13 national soccer team camp two months ago. Desert Rangers, one of the most consistent cub level soccer outfits in age group tournaments in the UAE and the UK, will see ...
Football: Al-Ahly begin another CAF trophy hunt
"The defeats by Benghazi are history -- you win some football matches and lose others." The 'Red Devils' are a team in transition with veteran ... And quicksilver strikers have exposed the understandable loss of pace by centre-back Gomaa at club and ...
Countdown to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Day 58
New York Times
The Albiceleste will convene training camp May 20 to prepare for play in Group F with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria. Gago has played 46 times since 2007 for the senior national team. He was a member of the squad that won the FIFA U-20 World Cup ...
World Cup Team Preview: Ghana Will Live and Die By Their Attack
Rant Sports
Ghana World Cup Team Preview Asamoah Gyan. Getty Images. Fans of the USMNT see Ghana as a rival given recent World Cup history between the two national teams. There was a groan ... Now, some are seeing the Ivory Coast and Nigeria ahead of Ghana in ...
Africa's World Cup: Who's in, who's out
The pair, aged 19 and 22 respectively, are set to occupy first team berths in the World Cup and, beyond that, should become two cornerstones of the Desert Foxes national side moving forward. Along with Faouzi Ghoulam and Saphir Taider, the North ...
Mayor: MLS Franchise Could Aid Atlanta's Immigrant Outreach
Global Atlanta sat down with the mayor March 12, less than a week after the national teams of Mexico and Nigeria tied 0-0 in an exhibition game at the Georgia Dome that drew 68,212 fans, a record for soccer in Atlanta. Without prompting during the ...
We'll attack to get to World Cup last 16, says Bosnia's Susic
Chicago Tribune
The Bosnians, for whom Brazil is their first major tournament as an independent nation, scored 30 goals in 10 qualifiers and former Yugoslavia forward Susic believes their attacking approach is the best way to get out of Group F against Argentina ...
Avram Grant: Ghana will shine in Brazil
Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon and Algeria will hoist the continent's flag when the competition begins on June 12. According to the former Israel national team manager who boasts of managing three English Premier League sides, the quintet must ...
Iran off to SA for SWC camp
But four Iranian clubs -- Esteghlal, Sepahan, Foulad and Teraktor-Sazi, who are still involved in the Asian Champions League -- refused to let players join the national team. The poor turnout can only be considered a severe setback for the national ...

Nigerian Football Association Info & Statistics

History Founded: 1945, Affiliated: 1960
Uniform Jerseys: Green/white, Shorts:Green/white, Stockings:Green/white
World Cup Appearances 4: (1994, 1998, 2002, 2010)
Continental Titles First: CAN (1980, 1994, 2013)
Second: CAN (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000)
Best Results First: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final (1985, 1993, 2007), Olympic Football Tournament Final (1996)
Second: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final (1987, 2001, 2009), FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1989, 2005), Olympic Football Tournament Final (2008), FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final (2010)
Third: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1985)
Fourth: FIFA Confederations Cup (1995), FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final (2012)

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