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Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Soccer: Nigerian players problems with getting visas will affect matches in London

Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria could avoid playing friendlies in London from now on because of problems obtaining visas for staff and players, coach Gernot...


Soccer: Why Cristiano Ronaldo is hated by many, loved by more

Soccer: Why Cristiano Ronaldo is hated by many, loved by more

By Michael Hlophe, in South Africa Special to USAfrica multimedia networks (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive   Hated by many, loved by more, but respected by all. This...


Can NBA follow soccer’s lead?

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Soccer star Kamara ‘haunted by nightmares’

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How heading ended soccer star’s career

Cindy Parlow Cone won the World Cup with U.S. women's national soccer team, before multiple concussions ended her...


From war refugee to soccer hero

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Soccer: Nigeria wins FIFA U-17 World Cup; scoring 2-0 over Mali

Soccer: Nigeria wins FIFA U-17 World Cup; scoring 2-0 over Mali

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Nigeria became only the second side to retain the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a 2-0...


SOCCER FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria clash on Sunday in an all-African final against Mali

SOCCER FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria clash on Sunday in an all-African final against Mali

SOCCER FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria clash on Sunday in an all-African final against Mali Special to USAfricaonline.com,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 Nigeria...


Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup.

Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup.

Sex, Soccer and 2014 World Cup By Chido Nwangwu Exclusive commentary for USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247    USAfrica: As the 2014 World Cup...


Soccer club fell for Africa

While all eyes are on Nelson Mandela's health, the former South African leader's legacy is gaining ground in an unlikely place. On Saturday, at...


Soccer: 2014 World Cup qualifiers in Africa resumes; Nigeria vs Kenya

Follow USAfrica @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama says Kenya can stun Nigeria in Calabar (Nigeria) this weekend when the 2014 World Cup qualifiers in...


Soccer 2013: Nigeria celebrates, hosts victorious SuperEagles as African champions

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.                                         ...


SOCCER: Keshi set to make history as Nigeria nails Mali to enter Sunday finals of Africa Cup of Nations

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Soccer: Nigeria will win Africa Cup 2013, says Ivorian Drogba

    Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,  USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247 Despite losing 2-1 to Nigeria on Sunday in the 2013 Africa Cup of...


Africa SOCCER clash: Nigeria’s Eagles likely to lose to Ivory Coast, predicts Peters

Africa SOCCER clash prediction: Nigeria’s Eagles likely to lose to Ivory Coast. Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,  USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. @Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido n Facebook.com/USAfrica247   They might...


Soccer: Africa’s 2013 championship kick-off in South Africa

The African Cup of Nations has been the main platform in showcasing the plethora of talents that abounds in the continent. It has exposed...


SOCCER Violence: Senegal kicked out of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

SOCCER Violence: Senegal kicked out of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

The decision was taken at a CAF disciplinary meeting in Cairo after violence flared in Dakar on Saturday, with Ivory Coast players and fans...


Soccer: Arsenal cancels match with Nigerian Eagles; “complexities” in Abuja

Soccer: Arsenal cancels match with Nigerian Eagles; “complexities” in Abuja

Arsenal announced that the proposed game has been called off due to “complexities” associated with organising such a game. Local media reports yesterday speculated that...


Nigerian-born soccer star Christian Obodo freed from kidnappers

Nigerian-born soccer star Christian Obodo freed from kidnappers

Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247 Nigerian-born soccer star with Italy’s highly-ranked club Udinese, Christian Obodo, has been freed from kidnappers, following...


KIDNAPPED for $188,000: Nigerian-born soccer star based in Italy Christian Obodo seized in Warri

KIDNAPPED for $188,000: Nigerian-born soccer star based in Italy Christian Obodo seized in Warri

Obodo’s relatives told ANSA news agency that the kidnappers are asking for a ransom of €150,000 ($188,000) in Warri,...