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Gallery: The Daily Edit 03.29.15
Muhammadu Buhari, in northern Nigeria Saturday, March 28, 2015. Nigerians .... Arizona head coach Sean Miller calls to his team during the first half of a college basketball regional final against Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 28 ...
Super Eagles of Nigeria in selection drama ahead of Bafana clash
Amokachi, who was on the bench when the Super Eagles lost 1-0 to Uganda midweek in Uyo, has been in temporary charge of the national team in the absence of Keshi. The assistant coach told officials after the disastrous showing against the Cranes that ...
Patosi Spurred For Swazi Tie After Bafana Recall
“A good win against Swaziland will give us a morale booster ahead of the perhaps more difficult clash against the Super Eagles of Nigeria,” further noted Patosi. He further revealed that he previously watched the national side do battle against Nigeria ...
Duke's Okafor's game, diligence echo Olajuwon
Okafor, a national Player of the Year candidate and probable No. 1 pick in the NBA draft should he choose ... a few years in junior high, he played soccer. Olajuwon says the Dream Shake developed from a soccer move he employed as a youngster in Nigeria.
Transformed Nigeria, with new coach, take on Bafana in Nelspruit
NIGERIA will have a bevy of new faces in their squad when they meet SA at the Mbombela Stadium next weekend as their caretaker coach, Daniel Amokachi, rang the changes in the wake of their elimination at the hands of Bafana Bafana in the 2015 Africa ...
Preview: Bafana Bafana v Nigeria
That 1-0 loss came at an added cost for Nigeria, who will be without captain Vincent Enyeama this weekend after the goalkeeper suffered an injury against the Ugandans in what was his 100th appearance for the national team. The Super Eagles do, however, ...
Ellis: Game day is what you live for
Brandi Chastain celebrating after scoring the winning penalty to beat China PR in the 1999 Final as her American team-mates rushed towards her must be one of the most iconic moments in FIFA Women's World Cup™ history. That triumphant time for ... the ...
Nigeria skipper Enyeama ruled out of squad to face Bafana Bafana
The Super Eagle's France-based skipper, whose 100th cap party was ruined by Nigeria's 1-0 loss to Uganda on Wednesday in Uyo, suffered a relapse of the injry in the defeat to The Cranes. Team media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, confirmed Enyeama's withdrawal ...
Uganda's soccer team leaves for Nigeria friendly
KAMPALA, (Xinhua) -- Uganda's national football team Cranes left for Nigeria on Sunday for an international friendly against the Super Eagles. Head coach Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic said before leaving that he had to trim the team to 18 players because ...
16 Players Invited to Sand Eagles Camp for Beach Soccer Cup
Head Coach of the Beach Soccer National Team, Supersand Eagles, Audu Adamu Ejo has invited 16 players to the team's camp ahead of the 2015 African Beach Soccer Championship taking place in Seychelles. At the head of the list is veteran Isiaka ...
Nigerian Football Association Info & Statistics
||Founded: 1945, Affiliated: 1960
||Jerseys: Green/white, Shorts:Green/white, Stockings:Green/white
|World Cup Appearances
||5: (1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014)
||First: CAN (1980, 1994, 2013)
Second: CAN (1984, 1988, 1990, 2000)
||First: FIFA U-17 World Cup Final (1985, 1993, 2007, 2013), 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, 2014)
Third: FIFA U-20 World Cup Final (1985)
Fourth: FIFA Confederations Cup (1995), FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final (2012)