Africa

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

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The football federation of the African nation have confirmed that they are investigating alleged corruption claims stemming from World Cup games in Brazil this summer

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The Lille goalkeeper has confessed that he may have played his last game for the Super Eagles, with Monday's 2-0 defeat to France confirming their World Cup elimination

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COMMENT: There has been a long history of incompetence in financial matters in certain football associations and African players are being used as scapegoats at this World Cup

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The Stamford Bridge side have also bid farewell to Ashley Cole and goalkeeper Hilario following the expiration of their contracts as Jose Mourinho plans for next season

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There was a healthy contingent of English-based players on show as the last 16 continued, with Arsenal's Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil all involved

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The former Rangers defender, who came on in extra time, was delighted that his country were able to push Joachim Low's Germany side all the way in Porto Alegre on Monday

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Vahid Halilhodzic's men failed to avenge 'The Shame of Gijon' but their exciting and spirited team gave Joachim Low's Germany a huge scare in Porto Alegre on Monday

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The France midfielder reveals he went into the Nigeria dressing room after their World Cup second-round encounter to say sorry to the Lazio star for a tackle that ended his match

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The Super Eagles boss says that he has not been offered a contract renewal, suggesting that he could leave his post following their World Cup exit at the hands of France

Monday, 30 June 2014

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Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil scored the decisive goals in extra-time to send Joachim Low's side through against the spirited north Africans

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The veteran coach reveals that he has accepted an offer for the vacant position at the helm of the Elephants but dismisses suggestions of a role as the Italian FA president

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The Chelsea forward turned home Thomas Muller's cross before the Arsenal playmaker fired in just before Abdelmoumene Djabou scored a consolation in the dying seconds

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The 33-year-old, who made a record 100th appearance for the Super Eagles against France on Monday, is calling time on his international career to focus on his family

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The coach admits that the goalkeeper is to blame for the nation's World Cup exit and suggests that some Super Eagles players are not giving their all on the pitch

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One of the surprise packages of the World Cup meet one of the favourites in Porto Alegre, with our tipster Hugh Wilson backing both sides to find the net at a fantastic price

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Didier Deschamps's men were second-best for large parts of the game but eventually scraped through following the Juventus man’s header and a late Joseph Yobo own goal

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Pictures from the round-of-16 clash which saw Paul Pogba take advantage of a Vincent Enyeama mistake and Joseph Yobo direct the ball into his own goal to take Les Bleus through

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The Germany manager has insisted that his team are unaffected by the prospect of settling old scores against the African side

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With Thomas Muller on offer at slender odds to add to his prolific World Cup record, Al Hain-Cole sees better value in his Bayern Munich team-mate scoring against Les Fennecs