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Abby Wambach's goal lifts U.S. women over Nigeria

...women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place...The opponent has not been determined.Nigeria, which has won seven of nine African championships...goal of playing for the United States.Nigeria, which was physical all game, was hurt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-16/abby-wambachs-goal-l
Late goal helps Nigeria earn draw against Sweden in Women's World Cup

...Francisca Ordega's 87th-minute goal pulled Nigeria into a 3-3 tie with Sweden in a Women's...Ordega celebrated with her teammates, Nigeria coach Edwin Okon dropped to his knees...half with a goal in the 31st minute after Nigeria conceded an own goal. Nigeria tied it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-08/late-goal-helps-nige
Women's World Cup roundup: Kyah Simon scores twice as Australia blanks Nigeria

...lead Australia to a 2-0 victory over Nigeria in a group stage match Friday at the Women's World Cup.Simon beat Nigeria goalkeeper Precious Dede on a feed...to determine if her jaw was broken.Nigeria, ranked No. 33, surprised fifth-ranked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-12/womens-world-cup-rou
Jozy Altidore scores twice as U.S. beats Nigeria in World Cup send-off match

...of goals to lead the United States over Nigeria 2-1 Satur day night in the Americans...converted an 86th-minute penalty kick for Nigeria after he was knocked over in the penalty...go-ahead goal. Because of that, the Nigeria game gave Howard his 54th win, one more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-07/jozy-altidore-scores
Nigeria advances in World Cup

PARIS -- Nigeria saved its best play for the World Cup...combination in the 27th minute Friday as Nigeria, which looked so out of synch in tune-up...Adding to its 3-2 victory over Spain, Nigeria has six points and can finish no worse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/20/oth_231379.shtml
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Americans try to beat Nigeria and stay healthy

PHILADELPHIA -- Nigeria's Super Falcons are no match for the...effective. But when the United States plays Nigeria in a first-round World Cup game Thursday...question it will be a physical match. "Nigeria has been a very physical team in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/25/oth_391218.shtml
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U.S. team must get past Nigeria

...United States only needs a tie against Nigeria to reach the quarterfinals of the Women's...victory. Five-time African champion Nigeria drew with Sweden 1-1 and lost 2-0 to the Koreans. Nigeria is tall, quick and athletic with two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/18/oth_144127.shtml
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U.S. women blank Nigeria

...second half as the United States routed Nigeria 5-0 Thursday night. Hamm treated a...hit the goal post in the second half. Nigeria had a goal disallowed on a very close...Ohio, needing only a tie to advance. Nigeria, which lost to North Korea in its opener...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/26/oth_391578.shtml
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Spain routs Nigeria, draws Italy in Confederations Cup semifinals

FORTALEZA, Brazil - World Cup champion Spain defeated Nigeria 3-0 with two goals from Jordi Alba and another from Fernando Torres on Sunday, setting up a semifinal showdown with Italy in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-23/spain-routs-nigeria-
Top-ranked teams, underdogs move on to knockout round at Women's World Cup

...United States and perennial African champion Nigeria.Sweden was surprised by Nigeria with a 3-3 draw in the opening match before...African nation to advance out the group stage after Nigeria in 1999, Cameroon will face No. 16 China on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-18/top-ranked-teams-und