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  • Nigeria saluda a Messi por su cumpleaños, pero dice no regalará nada ante Argentina

    PORTO ALEGRE (Reuters) - El entrenador de la selección nigeriana de fútbol, Stephen Keshi, saludó a Lionel Messi por su cumpleaños el martes, pero advirtió a Argentina que no espere regalos de parte de su equipo cuando ambos se enfrenten en su último...
  • Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana

    Copa Mundial: Horarios para el fin de semana
    Grupo F Argentina,  Bosnia-Herzegovina, Irán, Nigeria Junio 15: Argentina 2 vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina 1 en Rio de Janeiro Finalizado Junio 15: Irán 0 vs. Nigeria 0 en Curitiba Finalizado Junio 21: Argentina vs. Irán en Belo Horizonte a las 12pm...
  • World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage

    World Cup round-up: Costa Rica stuns Italy, advances to knockout stage
    There have been eight teams to win a World Cup. Costa Rica drew three of those teams in its group. The Ticos have now beaten two of those countries. Costa Rica has officially become the Cinderella of the World Cup. The Ticos, expected to be just a...
  • Messi "frota la lámpara", Argentina logra agónico triunfo ante Irán y pasa a octavos

    Por Marcelo Androetto BELO HORIZONTE Brasil (Reuters) - La selección argentina de fútbol necesitó nuevamente de una genialidad de su astro Lionel Messi para lograr una agónica victoria 1-0 sobre Irán que le dio el pasaje a octavos de final, en un...
  • Nigeria le gana 1-0 a Bosnia por el Grupo F y pone fin a sueños del debutante europeo

    CUIABA Brasil (Reuters) - La selección nigeriana de fútbol derrotó el sábado 1-0 a Bosnia por el Grupo F, para lograr su primera victoria mundialista desde 1998 y poner fin a las esperanzas de avanzar de ronda del conjunto europeo en su debut en el...
  • Odemwingie goal ends long Nigeria wait, knocks Bosnia out

    By Rex Gowar CUIABA Brazil (Reuters) - Nigeria beat Bosnia 1-0 on Saturday to record their first World Cup finals victory since 1998 and condemn the European team to an early exit in their first appearance at the tournament. Peter Odemwingie's 29th-...
  • Odemwingie helps Nigeria eliminate Bosnia

    Odemwingie helps Nigeria eliminate Bosnia
    Bosnia-Herzegovina was eliminated from the World Cup on Saturday after suffering a 1-0 loss to Nigeria at the Arena Pantanal. The defeat did not come without controversy as Bosnia saw a legitimate goal pulled back halfway through the opening period...
  • Nigeria ends Bosnia-Herzegovina's hopes of advancing at World Cup

    Stingy defense carried Nigeria past Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1-0, Saturday in a World Cup game at Cuiaba, Brazil, effectively eliminating the losing team from contention. Nigeria, which began the tournament with a tie after being winless in its two...
  • Nigeria says it knows location of kidnapped girls

    Nigeria's military has located more than 270 girls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram, the country's chief of defense staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, said Monday. "The good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are, but...
  • Wow! And thanks to you! [Commentary]

    Wow! And thanks to you! [Commentary]
    How about some good news for a change? Last month, I wrote about the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by a band of putative men who style themselves "Boko Haram" -- "Western Education is Forbidden." Taken in concert with the 2012 shooting...
  • Explosion hits World Cup viewing area in northeast Nigeria

    Explosion hits World Cup viewing area in northeast Nigeria
    DAMATURU Nigeria - An explosion tore through a venue in the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu where fans had gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match on Tuesday, a police official said. Several pickup trucks carrying bodies arrived at the nearby...