Nigeria’s 30-man provisional World Cup squad ‘ready to play any team’

(IranSportsPress – africanews.com) – Nigeria released a provisional 30 man squad for the 2018 World Cup on Monday, with Tianjin Teda midfielder John Obi Mikel was named as Nigeria captain. With three friendly matches lined up ahead of the World Cup including a prestige encounter against England at the Wembley Stadium on June 2, members of

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Iran hold their nerve to reach FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarters(VIDEO)

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)- Iran held their nerve to beat Nigeria 2-1 on penalties on Monday (local time) and advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. With the two sides level at 4-4 following extra-time, it was the Iranians who remained firm to emerge with the one point for a win via penalties

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Nigeria or Iran will progress to World Cup last 16 via a coin toss if both finish with identical Group F records

(IranSportsPress.com) | Mail Online – World Cup Group F could be decided by picking names out of a hat or a coin toss – if Iran and Nigeria finish level behind Argentina. Ahead of the final round of group stage games, 1-0 wins for Argentina against Nigeria and for Iran against Bosnia would leave the

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Iran Dismisses Nigeria’s Threat

(ThisDayLive) – Assistant coach of Iran’s national team, Oceano Cruz, has predicted defeat for African champions, Nigeria when both nations square up in the second Group F game at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals starting tomorrow in Brazil. The Super Eagles and Team Melli as the Iranian squad is called, will go head-to-head at

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NIGERIA KEEPER’S OWN GOAL DISALLOWED IN SUSPECT SCOTLAND FRIENDLY

By Thomas Hautmann (FoxSoccer) – Nigeria keeper Austin Ejide had a fishy-looking own goal disallowed during Wednesday’s friendly match vs. Scotland, just one day after British police investigated allegations of attempted match-fixing on that very same match. Hmm. With Scotland already up 1-0, Ejide appeared to blatantly slap the ball into his own net while

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Enyeama: Nigeria will reach the semi-finals

(FIFA.com) – If all goes according to plan, Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama will play in his third FIFA World Cup™ next month. He is fresh off winning the Marc-Vivien Foe award given to the best African player in France’s Ligue 1, and following up on his impressive performances for the Super Eagles at South Africa

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