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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 »
Reigning African Cup of Nations champions Nigeria kick off their title defense by taking on Congo on Saturday, September 6.
On paper at least, Nigeria looks like the clear favorites against visitors Congo. The Super Eagles, who are the reigning AFCON champions will welcome the Diables Rouges, whose last appearance in the continental competition was over a decade ago, when they were knocked out in the first round.
However, despite having won three titles versus their opponents' sole triumph back in 1972, this is currently... Read the rest of the article »
The football season kicks off in earnest this month and SuperSport’s commitment to the world game will be reflected in the wealth of programming, which includes 1400+ matches, plus highlights, club shows and magazine shows.
Apart from the local Absa Premier League, also to be featured in High Definition in the weeks and months to come are the Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A, La Liga, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, the FA Cup, Community Shield, the Capital One Cup and the SkyBet Championship.
Closer to home, the domestic leagues of Nigeria, Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Zambia will again... Read the rest of the article »
Super Eagles manager Stephen Keshi resigns as Nigeria coach after his side crashed out of the World Cup
Nigeria national team coach Stephen Keshi has stepped down after his side crashed out of the 2014 World Cup.
The Super Eagles qualified for the round of 16 after coming in second spot in group H, behind Argentina, and set up a clash with Didier Deschamps’ France.
However, that was the end of the journey for the African champions as they fell to a 2-0 loss at the hands of Les Blues.
Late... Read the rest of the article »
France and Nigeria will clash in the first match of the day on Monday, June 30, 2014. The line-ups for this Last 16 fixture are out.
Nigeria became the first African side to qualify for the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Their loss to Argentina did not hurt as their group's other hopefuls, Iran, lost to already-eliminated Bosnia-Herzegovina on Matchday 3.
The Super Eagles enter today's match having won only once in Brazil. France, meanwhile, will be hoping to find the net after playing out a rather boring goalless... Read the rest of the article »
A Round of 16 clash will see France and Nigeria go head to head at the Estádio Nacional de Brasília on Monday, the 30th of June.
France were one of the best sides of the group stages and will now be hoping to carry their good form to the next round. Les Bleus scored eight goals in their first two matches but could not get any on the board in their final match against Ecuador which ended in a frustrating 0-0 draw.
PSG midfielder Yohan Cabaye has urged his teammates to not get ahead of themselves and continue to perform... Read the rest of the article »
Univision Deportes Reaches 62.3 Million Total Viewers during Group Stage of 2014 World Cup; USA-Germany Match Delivers Strong Ratings for Univision Deportes
Univision Deportes’ presentation of the group stage of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ set new ratings records, out-delivering its 2010 World Cup group stage coverage by +43% among Total Viewers, +31% among Adults 18-49, +23% among Men 18-49, and +43% among Women 18-49. The matches aired on the Univision Network, which was simulcast on Univision Deportes Network (UDN), and the UniM¨¢s... Read the rest of the article »
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi was left mesmerized by Messi after Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2
The Nigerian national team coach was full of praise for Lionel Messi after Argentina played the Super Eagles on Wednesday.
The four-time Ballon d'Or winner led his nation to a 3-2 win over Nigeria as La Albiceleste topped their group with nine points, winning all of their group stage matches.
The 27-year-old ace scored a brace against the African nation, opening the scoring after only... Read the rest of the article »
While Lionel Messi keeps on leading his national team, Cristiano Ronaldo gets a new hairdo every game
In the last group game between Argentina and Nigeria, Messi scored two goals and is now at 42 with his national team, while he collected 243 goals with his club, Barcelona. Against the African team, Messi demonstrated once again that he is fit and ready to take the cup.
Infographic: 20-pass, 61 second lead-up to Lionel Messi's 1st goal of the game. pic.twitter.com/nuwkKTFX8n [via @espnstatsinfo]
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