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Both Real Madrid and Barcelona are struggling to get their key players fit. Meanwhile, football fans in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and the African continent in general are gearing up to watch El Clasico live on Saturday, November 21, 2015.
Saturday’s El Clasico is one of the most highly-anticipated derbies in the world. This important fixture does not only provide a chance for the winner to bag three crucial points, but also the bragging rights for the better part of the season. Real Madrid host their bitter rivals FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu in a game that will be televised live across the world.
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After both Ghana and Nigeria were held to surprise 0-0 draws by minnows Comoros and Swaziland, both the Black Stars and the Super Eagles will be expected to do better on Tuesday, November 17th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Ghana vs. Comoros and Nigeria vs. Swaziland.
In all honesty, when African giants Nigeria and Ghana were paired with minnows Swaziland and Comoros, fans expected things to be a very easy two-legged affair for both the Super Eagles and the Black Stars. Without showing any disrespect to their two opponents, neither Comoros nor Swaziland have ever qualified for a major tournament either in Africa or internationally, and the general consensus was... Read the rest of the article »
African heavyweights Ghana and Nigeria will commence their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaigns by taking on minnows Comoros and Swaziland on Friday, November 13th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Comoros vs. Ghana and Swaziland vs. Nigeria
This Friday, both Ghana and Nigeria will commence their journey towards securing one of the coveted berths allotted to African nations at the 2018 World Cup. Fortunately for the Black Stars and the Super Eagles, their first opponents - Comoros and Swaziland respectively - appear, on paper at least, to be no serious obstacle to their ambitions. However, as fans of the beautiful game are all well aware... Read the rest of the article »
It was Mali's first ever U-17 World Cup final appearance. Nigeria's Victor Osimhen won the Adidas Golden Boot.
Nigeria is taking back the World Cup in the U-17 division for a second time in a row. The African squad beat Mali 2-0 at Estadio Sausalito in Chile. It is Nigeria's fifth title in this age group and third in the last five World Cups. At the same time, Victor Osimhen from Nigeria was presented with the Adidas Golden Boot.
Nigeria accessed the final by defeating Mexico 4-2 in the semi-final.... Read the rest of the article »
The 2015 edition of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Chile has produced the first all-African final in 22 years.
The global football event has showcased some of the top promising talents from different countries across the world, including thrilling goals. When the two African nations lock horns in the finals on Sunday, all eyes will be on Mali who are expected to dethrone reigning champions Nigeria and secure their first ever trophy in the competition at the Estadio Sausalito.
Nigeria are the more experienced... Read the rest of the article »
Nigeria’s u17 team beat their Mexican counterparts 4-2 to proceed to the finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2015 in Chile.
This was the second straight appearance in the finals for the Nigerians after winning the trophy in 2013. Kevin Magana netted the first goal of the match in the seventh minute after controlling a loose ball in the box and directing it into the net. Nigeria netted twice through Kelechi Nwakali and Orji Okwonkwo before the half-time whistle.
But Diego Cortes’ solo run from the flanks... Read the rest of the article »
This year’s FIFA u17 final could feature two African teams, Nigeria and Mali, if the two sides win their semi final fixtures against Mexico and Belgium respectively.
Although the biannual tournament has not produced an all-African final since September 4th, 1993 in Tokyo, Japan, this year’s edition looks quite promising for the two African nations. Nigeria ranks higher than any other team in the competition, having emerged winners four times and runners-up thrice. The west African nation are the defending champions after beating Mexico 3-0 in the 2013 edition... Read the rest of the article »
In what will be a re-edition of the 2013 finals, El Tri will look for payback against the defending champions. Check out the live streaming & TV info for Mexico vs Nigeria below.
The two most recent champions in the U-17 category will face each other for a spot in the final. Mexico and Nigeria are two of the best teams in the history of the tournament, and this will be a match not to be overlooked.
Mexico became the second country in the tournament's records to reach its third consecutive semi-final, emulating Nigeria's performances from 1991 to 1999. "El Mini Tri"... Read the rest of the article »
The USWNT will seek to secure their spot in the round of 16 as they take on Nigeria in Vancouver on Tuesday, June 16th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Nigeria vs. USA.
When the groupings were announced prior to this summer's Women's World Cup, Group D was given the title "Group of Death". Whilst fans have heard this used time and time again in the men's tournament, the expansion of the women's tournament from 16 to 24 teams meant that with the arrival of debutants, the groups could look at lot more spicy with "bigger" teams being thrown together... Read the rest of the article »
The American goalkeeper will need a great performance to stop the African side from scoring against her side in order to win Group D.
After one win and one draw, the USWNT wants to prove their dominance in the Women's World Cup should not be questioned, and one of their top players to prove that is Hope Solo. After their draw against Sweden, the American team needs a win against Nigeria to avoid any surprises, which would include losing Group D's first place.
With that in mind, Solo shared a picture via her Twitter feed, giving... Read the rest of the article »
This is football just as we like it: pace, sweat and goals galore marked Day 3 at the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada featuring USWNT, Nigeria, Japan and Cameroon.
European contenders Sweden and African side Nigeria got things underway in spectacular fashion. The game commenced with an own goal from Oparanozie in favour of the Swedes. Shortly after, the Nigerians found themselves in bigger trouble as Fischer doubled the opponents' advantage.
However, quick fire goals from Okobi and rising star Oshoala suddenly put both teams on level terms. There was more... Read the rest of the article »
The two teams have never met before in the past. Korea has not picked up a single point in their last two games.
The most experienced nation in the U-20 FIFA World Cup wants to make sure they avoid playing Germany in the next round and a win against Korea DPR is the best way to do so. Both teams meet for the first time and Korea finds itself in a must-win situation if they don't want to leave the tournament without a single point.
Brazil has won its last two games against Hungary and Nigeria, scoring six... Read the rest of the article »
The FIFA U-20 World Cup continues, this time with the second games of groups E & F. Check out all the live streaming & TV info for all of the U-20 World Cup matches below.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup continues this Thursday with some interesting matches coming. After one game for each team, Brazil, Germany and the surprising Hungarians will try to keep their goal scoring pace, while one of the usual candidates to the title in under age categories, Nigeria, will try to bounce back after losing their first group game against Brazil. After a surprising win over Uzbekistan... Read the rest of the article »
Group E at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup will see heavyweights Nigeria and Brazil face tricky sides North Korea and Hungary in New Plymouth and Christchurch.
If this group produces no surprise, Nigeria and Brazil should qualify from it quite easily. The question would be: who will join both in the knockout stages as one of the best four third-placed teams. However, football has never been played on paper.
Group will open on June 1st with a final-like clash between the Nigerians and the Brazilians. The outcome of this fixture could very well unsettle... Read the rest of the article »
Group D, described as the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup "group of death" contains the USWNT, Sweden, Nigeria, and Australia in its quartet.
Every World Cup, whether it's the men's or women's tournament, there is always that quartet referred to as "the Group of Death" by pundits and fans. And this year, at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada, it's definitely Group D, which will see three top-ten sides - the USA, Sweden, and Australia - taking on the most experienced African side in the tournament: Nigeria.
After... Read the rest of the article »
South Africa and Nigeria will meet for the first time since the Super Eagles crashed out of the 2015 AFCON on Sunday, March 29th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for South Africa vs. Nigeria.
Although hosts South Africa have a poor record against their upcoming visitors Nigeria, Bafana Bafana nonetheless managed to shock the Super Eagles last year after they met in the qualifying rounds for the 2015 AFCON tournament.
Two draws against the West African nation were enough to effectively dump them out of the tournament even before it kicked off, meaning that the reigning AFCON champions... Read the rest of the article »
After a hard-fought victory over Congo, Nigeria now welcome South Africa on Wednesday, November 19th. Find out where to catch this AFCON clash online & on TV.
After some earlier wobbles, Nigeria seem to finally have gotten back on track. The reigning AFCON champions had lost two and drew one before finally stringing together back-to-back wins against Sudan and Congo that now see them four points behind their upcoming opponents South Africa in second place. Still, with Congo breathing down their necks as they are only in third based on goal difference, the... Read the rest of the article »
Reigning AFCON champions Nigeria's hopes of qualifying now hang by a threat as they host Sudan on Wednesday, October 15th. Find out where to watch the game online & on TV here.
After their first three qualifying games, Nigeria find themselves in an uncomfortable position that will be familiar to fans of teams like Spain, Italy, and Chelsea. The Super Eagles, who are the reigning AFCON champions could join La Furia Roja, Gli Azzurri, and the Blues as yet another squad to win a major title in one campaign and fail to even get out of the group stages in the next if they don't... Read the rest of the article »
Reigning AFCON champions Nigeria will be desperate to earn a win against Sudan on the road on Saturday, October 11th. Find out where to watch the game online & on TV here.
As things stand, only one point separates the two sides that will come face to face in today's clash. Yet, it is not something many would have predicted as the duo are reigning AFCON champions Nigeria and continental minnows Sudan, with the Super Eagles in a disconcerting third place behind Congo and South Africa having just earned a sole point from their first two fixtures.
Simply put... Read the rest of the article »
The Super Eagles look to get flying in their away clash against Bafana Bafana for their second AFCON 2015 qualifying match.
Reigning AFCON champions Nigeria suffered a shock in their first qualifying match as they seek to retain their title. For the first time in over three decades, the Super Eagles were on the losing end on their home turf as they fell to a 3-2 defeat to Congo, a team that many had expected them to easily brush past. Meanwhile it was a historic day of celebration for Congo's Red Devils as Thievy Bifouma's... Read the rest of the article »