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Players expected at 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

As preparation for 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa inches closer by the day  below are the players expected to play for their beloved countries. Group A Angola Goalkeepers: Lama (Petro Atletico), Landu (Recreativo Libolo), Neblu (Primeiro Agosto) Defenders: Amaro, Bastos and Dani Massunguna (Primeiro), Fabricio, Mingo Bille and Pirolito (InterClube), Marco Airosa […]

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Niger budget $4m for Nations Cup

Niger national team have budgeted $4m for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, officials have said. Top Niger FA official Sani Mohamed told MTNFootball.com that this budget is more than double what the country spent on their debut appearance at the competition when it held earlier this year in Equatorial Guinea/Gabon. “We […]

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Niger budget $4m for Nations Cup

Niger national team have budgeted $4m for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, officials have said. Top Niger FA official Sani Mohamed told MTNFootball.com that this budget is more than double what the country spent on their debut appearance at the competition when it held earlier this year in Equatorial Guinea/Gabon. “We […]

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Nigeria Predicts Winning Greece on Thursday

Nigeria have said they are condemned to beat Greece in Thursday’s Group B match in Free State so as to keep alive their World Cup hopes Nigeria clashed with the Greeks at the 1994 World Cup with the “Super Eagles” running away with a 2-0 win courtesy of goals from Finidi George and Daniel Amokachi. […]

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WORLD CUP: Argentina 1, Nigeria 0

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 12 (Codewit News) — Gabriel Heinz got the game’s only goal, scoring in the sixth minute to lift Argentina to a 1-0 decision over Nigeria Saturday in World Cup Group B play. Heinz got the marker on a header off a corner kick from Juan Veron at Ellis Park Stadium in […]

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Nigeria Super Eagles Tackle Argentina As World Cup Kicks Off

Lagos — Nigeria will today take on South American football power house, Argentina, in Group B as both countries commence their campaigns in the 2010 World Cup, which kicked off yesterday amidst jubilant scenes across South Africa. But former President Nelson Mandela missed the opening ceremony after a car crash in Soweto killed his great-granddaughter, […]

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Even Former Norwich City midfielder Dickson Etuhu played as Nigeria lose to Argentina

Former Norwich City midfielder Dickson Etuhu played for Nigeria in the World Cup this afternoon but was unable to stop Argentina claiming all three points.One-time Manchester United defender Gabriel Henze scored the only goal of the game with a diving header after six minutes, but in truth Maradona’s Argentina could and probably should have won […]