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    Argentine president proposes to legalise abortion

Argentine president proposes to legalise abortion

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    Super Eagles end 2019 at 31st in latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles end 2019 at 31st in latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained the 31st position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings. According to the list released on Thursday by the world football body, the Super Eagles also took 3rd position in the continent. Belgium secured the FIFA ranking’s 'Team of the Year' for the second successive time after a record-breaking year for the global ladder. The Red Devils held on [...]

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    ‘Your children need help’ — D’Tigers begs Buhari for funds to attend 2019 FIBA World Cup

‘Your children need help’ — D’Tigers begs Buhari for funds to attend 2019 FIBA World Cup

With two weeks to the 2019 FIBA men's basketball World Cup, Musa Adamu, general manager of D'Tigers has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to help the team attend the mundial in China. Adamu while addressing journalists on Saturday in Lagos, regrettably admitted that the team which became the first country in the world to qualify may end up not participating at [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Some fans threatened to kill me after the World Cup, says Ighalo

INTERVIEW: Some fans threatened to kill me after the World Cup, says Ighalo

If the Super Eagles qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Odion Ighalo will earn special praise for his hat-trick and brace in two consecutive games against Libya. After coming under immense criticism over his below-par World Cup performance, the Super Eagles striker is back to his best as the team's top attacker. His goals have boosted the chances of [...]

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    France’s Pavard beats Musa to World Cup best goal award

France’s Pavard beats Musa to World Cup best goal award

Benjamin Pavard’s stunning strike for France in the 4-3 defeat of Argentina has been voted the best goal of the 2018 World Cup. Pavard's effort beat Ahmed Musa's second goal for Nigeria in the group stage game against Iceland. Over three million FIFA.com users voted in the poll which saw Pavard become the first European player to win the goal of the [...]

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    EXTRA: ‘Mystical pig’ predicts Super Eagles will reach World Cup semi-final

EXTRA: ‘Mystical pig’ predicts Super Eagles will reach World Cup semi-final

A pig said to have psychic powers has predicted that the Super Eagles will play up to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia, Daily Mail reports. Popularly known as “Mystic Marcus”, the black micro pig has a knack for predicting winners and rightly picked Donald Trump as winner of the US presidential election over Hilary Clinton. The pig also correctly predicted the [...]

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Potent strike force to aid Super Eagles

Having never made it past group stages in three World Cup campaigns, TheCable is expecting Nigeria to reach new highs at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a potent strike force likely to propel them well into the quarter final stages.   With Changchun Yatai goal machine Odion Ighalo leading the line following a season in which he found the back of [...]

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    World Cup Special: How France put a sword to Super Eagles in 2014

World Cup Special: How France put a sword to Super Eagles in 2014

The Super Eagles were eliminated from the 2014 World Cup via a 2-0 defeat to France in the second round. Prior that game, the team drew 0-0 against Iran, pipped Bosnia 1-0 and lost 3-2 in a thrilling game against Argentina. The 2014 mundial was a competition that brought about mixed feelings for Nigeria but the most unforgettable game of the tournament [...]

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World Cup Special: The Super Eagles’ quest to erase the dust of 2014

The Super Eagles will be looking to put last World Cups exit behind them and focus on bettering it this year in Russia. Eagles are pitched with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. After the injury to Ogenyi Onazi in the second round match with France which led to a 2-0 loss in 2014, Nigeria [...]

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    After winless friendlies, Nigeria drop in latest FIFA rankings

After winless friendlies, Nigeria drop in latest FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles dropped from 47 to 48 in the latest FIFA world rankings released on Thursday. On the continent, the three-time African champions dropped from sixth to seventh position. The Super Eagles also lost 17 points, dropping to 618 from 635 in May. Nigeria's current ranking could be a consequence of the Super Eagles' failure to win any of the three friendlies played [...]

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    World Cup: Marcos Rojo talks Nigeria-Argentina clash

World Cup: Marcos Rojo talks Nigeria-Argentina clash

Argentine footballer Marcos Rojo says none of the games in the group stage of the World Cup will be easy. The Manchester United star will most likely be fielded when his country takes on Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland in group D. Nigeria have faced Argentina in four World Cups but the South American country prevailed in all those encounters. The Super Eagles have [...]

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How two ‘shocking’ errors cost Nigeria dearly at South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup

It was the first World Cup on African soil. Expectations was high on the likelihood of Nigeria making history and winning the 2010 for the first time in South Africa.   South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup was predicted to be the edition to bring glory to the African continent.   Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana and Senegal had performed well in the previous editions of [...]

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    Super Eagles arrive Austria for final pre-World Cup friendly

Super Eagles arrive Austria for final pre-World Cup friendly

The Super Eagles have arrived in Austria for the final phase of their preparation for the World Cup. The Nigerian delegation, led by Shehu Dikko, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) second vice president, settled in at Avita Resort, Bad Tatzmannsdorf, on Sunday. The Austrian embassy in Nigeria had last week denied entry visas to Nnaemeka Anozie, lead physiotherapist, and Chidi Ngoka, equipment manager, thereby [...]

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Korea/Japan 2002: Wobbling Eagles In “Group of Death”

From the moment the tournament draw took place for Korea/Japan 2002, Group F was regarded incontrovertibly as the "Group of Death" much like the exact situation for Russia 2018 with Nigeria scheduled to compete with perennial rivals Argentina, Croatia and dangerous underdogs Iceland.   It lived up to its billing. No team won more than one game in arduous group play, and [...]

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    ‘Deny him space’ — Ighalo outlines best way to stop Messi

‘Deny him space’ — Ighalo outlines best way to stop Messi

Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, says the most effective way to neutralise Argentina's Lionel Messi is to deny him space to operate. Ighalo said it is "near impossible" to stop the Barcelona playmaker from expressing himself on the pitch. "Get as close as possible, don't give him too much space to operate," Ighalo told TheCable. "He is a great player, it's near impossible [...]

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    Russia 2018: Thirty-two shirts — one team

Russia 2018: Thirty-two shirts — one team

Russia is ready to welcome all the participating squads for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Russian national team briefly took a break from their training camp by dressing up in the playing kits of the 32 countries playing at the mundial, and posing for a squad photo. Alexander Tashaev, FC Dynamo Moscow's midfielder wore the Nigerian jersey while the host nation's [...]

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