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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
Nigeria team has extra motivation after bombing

...attack against a World Cup viewing site in Nigeria, the country's national team is more...team's coordinator, appealed for calm in Nigeria and said the team remained focused on...Saturday."Football is like a religion in Nigeria. If we beat Bosnia there will be happiness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-18/nigeria-team-has-ext
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
Overtime

...competition because of the risk of infection.The entire delegations from three nations affected by the virus ? Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone ? will not be competing.The games, featuring more than 3,000 athletes aged 15 to 18, started with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-16/overtime
Ebola toll might 'vastly underestimate' outbreak

...March in Guinea and since spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, has overwhelmed the already strained health systems in West...nations and U.N. agencies to contain the outbreak.Also, Nigeria announced Thursday that another person had died from Ebola...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/ebola-toll-might-vastly-underestima
New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...part of the punishment."They don't appreciate what we give them until it's taken away," Dolan said. "Those kids in Nigeria, those kids in Gaza, in Syria, they would love it if they got to go to school and just had to behave. These kids are just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-11/new-alternative-school-pr
Don't tar Christian armies

...that claim the Islamic faith as their basis for conquest ? not what has happened throughout all history. What we see in Nigeria with Boko Haram. and ISIS in Iraq and Syria. are attacking armies forcing non-Muslim citizens to convert to their version...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-15/dont-tar-christian-armie
Togo wants African Cup soccer matches moved from Eboloa-affected Guinea

...has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa after spreading from Guinea to Sierra Leone, Liberia and, most recently, Nigeria.Togo stressed it would not "put in danger" the lives of its players and officials and said some squad members had already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-11/togo-wants-african-c
World Cup roundup: Lionel Messi helps Argentina win group, advance to knockout stage

...PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in its last World Cup group match...the winner.Argentina won Group F while Nigeria also advanced despite the loss.Messi...Maria's shot bounced off the post. Nigeria replied within a minute as Musa cut in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-25/world-cup-roundup-lionel-messi-he
US soccer team struggles to find strong foes for exhibitions

...series against No. 85 Azerbaijan, No. 39 Turkey and No. 44 Nigeria.Not that U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann didn't try to schedule...Cup exhibition left for the Americans is on June 7 against Nigeria at Jacksonville, Florida. That's followed by a scrimmage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-31/us-soccer-team-strug