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World Cup 2014

FIFA Official Says England Had Best Bid For 2018 W

Sunday, December 21, 2014
England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup was by far the strongest contender , FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday. How could England have only got two votes? It was a big surprise, Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying in The Sunday Times. The 53-year-old ...

NFF returns N510m World Cup money to govt

Monday, December 8, 2014
Amidst the stormy weather in Nigerian football, the Amaju Pinnick-led Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, would score yet another goal in transparency and accountability today, when they return a whooping $3 million(N510 million) to Government. The money is part of the appearance fee of the Super Eag ...

FIFA Women's World Cup: Falcons draw USA again

Sunday, December 7, 2014
The Nigerian Women also have in their Group Swe den and the Matildas of Australia. Ivory Coast Women, who will be playing their first World Cup, are likely in for contrasting fortunes after being grouped with Germany, Norway and Thai land. They will play on Group B Cameroon, the last Afric ...

Morocco to host Club World Cup - FIFA insists

Thursday, November 13, 2014
FIFA has reiterated that the Club World Cup will be held in Morocco next month, despite the country refusing to host 2015 8242;s Africa Cup of Nations. The northern African country, which played host to the Club World Cup last year, was announced as the venue for 2015 AFCON tournament in Janua ...

Basketball World Cup: Serbia Beat France To ReachFinal

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Serbia will play defending champions United States in Sunday's World Cup final after beating European champions France 90-85. France had been favourites heading into the game after overcoming hosts Spain in the quarter-finals. But they were stunned by the impressive Serbians, who built up a ...

FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup: President Jonathan Hails Falconets

Monday, August 25, 2014
Says Team Can Become Great Force In Women's Soccer BEVERLY HILLS, August 25, (THEWILL) - President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigeria's under-20 women's football team, the Falconets, for winning the silver medal at the just concluded FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup Tournament in Canad ...

Germany Defeats Nigeria To Capture Women's U20 World Cup

Monday, August 25, 2014
Lena Petermann scored in the eighth minute of extra time to lead Germany to a 1-0 victory over Nigeria to claim the under-20 Women's World Cup at Montreal's Olympic Stadium on Sunday. The game finished tied 0-0 after 90 minutes. The victory is Germany's third at this competition, after winning ...

Women's Football: England Beat Wales 4-0 To Make World Cup

Friday, August 22, 2014
England's women secured their place in the 2015 World Cup finals courtesy of an emphatic 4-0 victory over Wales at Cardiff City Stadium. Karen Carney, Eniola Aluko, Laura Bassett and Lianne Sanderson were all on target as Mark Sampson's side kept up their flawless qualifying campaign and made su ...
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