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Friday Jul 18 | Yahoo!

Premier League - West Brom 'agree club record fee for Nigeria striker Brown'

The Nigerian striker has held talks with Alan Irvine 's men and has reportedly already undergone a medical ahead of a 9 million move to The Hawthorns.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

GhanaWeb

Where FIFA got it wrong in Brazil

By Cletus D Kuunifaa The World Cup has come to an end with Germany grinding it out to a lone goal victory in extra time, courtesy Mario Gotze's 113th minute goal.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Iol.co.za

Africa don't deserve more WC places

African hopes of more teams at the next World Cup were dealt a huge blow by a largely dismal showing during the 2014 tournament in Brazil.

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Vanguard

Super Eagles: The coach we do not need

GOING Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, might have effectively made a tacit admission: his February 2013 African Cup of Nations victory came only through sheer luck and providence.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

CNN

Messi's moment of immortality?

Lionel Messi will try to lead his team to glory for the first time since Diego Maradona's Argentina won the World Cup in 1986.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tehran Times

Should Carlos Queiroz stay Iran coach or not?

TEHRAN Having earned one point out of three matches is not good. But the majority of the Iranians are proud of their performance in Group F of the 2014 World Cup, especially against Argentina, where the Persians suffered a late loss.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BleacherReport

7 Changes African Football Must Make to Become More Competitive at a World Cup

Despite having two teams reach the World Cup knockout stages for the first time in history, the showing of Africa's teams in Brazil has been received with much negativity .

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CNN

World Cup final: Lionel Messi's moment of immortality?

Lionel Messi will try to lead his team to glory for the first time since Diego Maradona's Argentina won the World Cup in 1986.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Analysing the Conflicting Fortunes of Africa's World Cup Managers

Three teams arguably underachieved in Brazil. Algeria, who came so close to upsetting Germany, overachieved, while the jury remains out for Nigeria.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Nigeria banned from ALL international football by FIFA emergency committee

The suspension means no team from the country, both international and domestic, will be able to play in FIFA competitions The suspension means no team from the country, including domestic club sides, both male and female, will be able to play internationally.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Adepoju, Adisa Commend Airtel Over ARS

Former Nigerian internationals, Mutiu Adepoju and Amusa Adisa have both commended the management of Airtel Nigeria for their investment in grassroots football with the Airtel Rising Star initiative.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Vital Football

Odemwingie set to retire from internationals

Peter Odemwingie is set to retire from international football. Odemwingie has just played for Nigeria in the World Cup in Brazil, scoring a vital goal to help them progress through the group stages of the tournament, but could be set to hang up his international boots.

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BBC News

Odemwingie considering Nigeria future

But the 32-year-old says after 67 caps that the loss to France on 30 June could be his final Nigeria appearance.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Vanguard

Keshi: South African interest wanes

Before the World Cup, it was almost certain that former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi would not come back to his job with the Nigeria Football Federation.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Soldiers in Deadly Clashes with Boko Haram

No fewer than 50 terrorists, five soldiers and one senior officer died on Friday night when some terrorists attacked the troops' bases and police locations in Damboa.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Vanguard

Revealed: How Jonathan's 3m-dollar gesture backfired on Eagles

President Goodluck Jonathan had good intentions when he ordered the sports minister, Tammy Danagogo to fly over $3.5m to the Eagles to pay the players their World Cup appearance fees.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Umukino

Keshi steps down as Nigeria coach

NIGERIA COACH Stephen Keshi has stepped down from his post after the country's elimination from the World Cup, Fifa said on Tuesday.

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Financial Times

Why Brazil's already won

Strolling on Copacabana, you realise that a first-rate beach should be a compulsory element at all future World Cups My team, Holland, had just completed an improbable victory, and I was floating in a swimming pool in BrasA lia.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

News24

Why African sides fall short

The legendary Pele once predicted that an African team would win the Soccer World Cup by the end of the 20th century, but so far none of our teams have come close to achieving that illustrious feat.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Vanguard

Nothing 'll make me change my mind to coach Eagles again - Keshi

Former Nigeria coach, Stephen Keshi has confirmed Sports Vanguard's breaking news on his parting of ways with the Nigeria Football Federation.

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