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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
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
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...

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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
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...

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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...

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Year 2000 Nightmare? Just another day in chaotic Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria -- Lights could go out in millions of...1. Even the worst Y2K predictions -- Nigeria seems as likely to experience serious...military rulers prior to the inauguration of Nigeria's new democratic government in May have...

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