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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
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
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
Pair of second-half goals lift US over Colombia in Women's World Cup

...starting lineup as it did in the group-stage finale against Nigeria ? a first since Jill Ellis became coach.It was Morgan's...so-called Group of Death, with victories over Australia and Nigeria and a 0-0 tie with Sweden.China, the Americans' next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-22/pair-second-half-goa
US counting on Alex Morgan to provide a boost to offense

...bruise in her left knee from April 11 until June 8, made her first start of the tournament in the group-stage finale against Nigeria and scored her first goal in Monday's 2-0 round-of-16 win over Colombia."I feel better and better each game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-25/us-counting-alex-mor
Australia stuns Brazil in Women's World Cup

...It was 23-year-old Simon's third goal of the tournament. She scored both goals in a 2-0 group-stage victory over Nigeria."It was just one moment of magic," Australia coach Alen Stajcic said.Australia survived Group D, the so-called Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-21/australia-stuns-braz
FIFA suspends Nigeria from international play

RIO DE JANEIRO - FIFA has suspended Nigeria from international competition after football...15 deadline to resolve the problem, or Nigeria faces exclusion from the Under-20 Women's...Cup that starts in August in Canada.Nigeria's government ousted the football federation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/fifa-suspends-nigeri
US forward Abby Wambach doesn't care about role, only wins

...stage Tuesday night with a match against Nigeria."The World Cup for us, for our sport...World Cup match since 2003.A win against Nigeria, ranked No. 33 in the world, would give...seven - those decisions will pay off."Nigeria is coming off a 2-0 loss to Australia on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-15/us-forward-abby-wamb
U.S. women go up against Sweden and their former coach

...women following their 3-all tie with Nigeria in the group-stage opener."The reason...can imagine: We got one point against Nigeria, we're going to play the best team...points.Sweden was not so fortunate. Nigeria was surprisingly fast and agile, coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-11/us-women-go-against-
Overtime

...overall lead. Women's SoccerFIFA suspends Nigeria defender In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Nigeria defender Ugo Njoku has been suspended three...substitute, will not be allowed to play in Nigeria's final group-stage match against the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-14/overtime