Nigeria Features

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FIFA firm over government intervention

Andrew Warshaw | July, 7 2010

Andrew Warshaw explains why FIFA remain so firmly opposed to government inteference in football matters.

African challengers given reality check

Andrew Hush | June, 21 2010

Andrew Hush reviews the African teams' displays, with Cameroon out and Ghana hopeful.

African aspirations

Andrew Hush | June, 10 2010

Andrew Hush takes a closer look at the six African sides preparing to do battle at the World Cup.

Stuttering start for African challengers

Andrew Hush | June, 9 2010

Andrew Hush reviews the slow start made by the African sides at the first finals on their continent.

Fan stampede could have been avoided

Diego Zorilla, ESPNdeportes | June, 7 2010

Diego Zorilla was at the Nigeria vs. North Korea game as a fan stampede ruined proceedings.

Lomas: African Nations Cup: Group C

Mark Lomas | January, 8 2010

Mark Lomas previews all the contenders and pretenders ahead of the 2010 African Nations Cup in Angola.

Injured midfielder Mikel included in squad

Soccernet staff | November, 2 2009

Chelsea's injured midfielder John Obi Mikel has been included in his Nigeria's 23-man squad for their final World Cup qualifier away to Kenya on November 14.

Peters: Africa's elite aiming to impress

Don Peters | March, 26 2009

Don Peters previews the contenders for the African World Cup qualifying spots.

Carter: Stars failing to shine in Africa

Jon Carter | October, 8 2008

Jon Carter on the African qualifying campaign for 2010 that could throw up a few surprises.

Folarin: Football final fails to match hype

Sulaiman Folarin | August, 24 2008

Sulaiman Folarin recaps a disappointing and dull Olympic Final in the heat of Beijing.

47 articles returned.