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Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Championship Asaba Stranded In Lagos Airport
Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior At...

Sports: Athletes to the Africa Senior Athletic Championship Asaba Stranded ...

Several athletes arriving in Nigeria to take part in the Africa Senior Athletic Championship are stranded at Murtala Muhammad Airport in the main city of Lagos and at Asaba airport, 500km south of the capital, Abuja. The games officially start on Wednesday in Asaba, Delta state, but the news ahead... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 1:2 to Argentina, Crashes Out of the World Cup
World Cup: Nigeria Loses 1:2 to Argentin...

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 1:2 to Argentina, Crashes Out of the World Cup

The Nigerian Super Eagles this evening lost 1:2 to the Argentinians. In a match which promised to be highly competitive, Argentina came needing a win to qualify while Nigeria needed a draw. Messi scored his first goal and Argentina’s first of the night in the 14th minute. That was however all... read more »

World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw
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World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

Morocco ended their World Cup campaign with a fiery performance which saw them holding Spain to a 2:2 draw. Morocco opened scoring in the 14th minute through Boutaib and Isco leveled things up for Spain 5 minutes later. The match continued in a stalemate until the 81st minute when En-Nesyri scored... read more »

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi Arabia
World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without ...

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian team lost 1:2 to Saudi Arabia, ending their World Cup campaign without a win. Having earlier lost to Uruguay and Russia, they ended without a single point. Salah opened scoring in the 22nd minute while the Saudi’s leveled scores in the 6th minute of the first half additional... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Keeps Hope Alive, Win Iceland 2:0
World Cup: Nigeria Keeps Hope Alive, Win...

World Cup: Nigeria Keeps Hope Alive, Wins Iceland 2:0

Nigeria has kept their hope for a second round qualification alive by beating Iceland 2:0. Both Nigerian goals came in the first half courtesy of Ahmed Musa. He scored the 49th minute and the second in the 75th minute. Playing a different formation from the formation that saw them lose 2:0 to... read more »

World Cup: Iran Loses Narrowly to Spain 1:0

World Cup: Iran Loses Narrowly to Spain 1:0

In a surprisingly tough match, Spain finally managed a 1:0 win over Iran with Diego Costa’s 54th minute goal. The Iranians put up a fight but could not find the net. With this win,... read more »

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

Five countries will be flying the flag for Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. These countries include: Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia. Below are the teams lists for... read more »