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Second Teams: Nigeria
World Cup: Second Teams

Second Teams: Nigeria

After winning the African Cup of Nations in 2013, Nigeria comes into the World Cup boasting a stout, organized defense mixed with plenty attacking flair. Guest contributor Amobi Okugo makes the case that Nigeria has the best chance for success in Brazil of any African team.

Recap and reaction: USA 2–1 Nigeria
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Recap and reaction: USA 2–1 Nigeria

Picking the right time to put together its best team performance, the U.S. defeated Nigeria, 2–1, on Saturday in a game that could have been even more comfortable. It was the perfect send-off before the World Cup.

Preview: USMNT v Nigeria
USMNT

Preview: USMNT v Nigeria

The U.S. will look to close out its domestic World Cup warm-up tour with a confident display against Nigeria on Saturday.

France, Germany book ticket to quarterfinals
Featured / USWNT / Women's World Cup / Womens World Cup

France, Germany book ticket to quarterfinals

France ran riot over Canada and joins their German hosts in the quarterfinals.

Women’s World Cup: Group A round-up
Featured / Women's World Cup

Women’s World Cup: Group A round-up

France sneaks by Nigeria and WPS star Christine Sinclair scores the first goal on Germany since World Cup 2003.

Women’s World Cup preview
Featured / Women's World Cup

Women’s World Cup preview

PSP’s Allison Frank previews the Women’s World Cup, where the USWNT faces tough Group C competition from Korea, Colombia and Sweden.

Blue sweaters, Kuyt love, PPL FAQs: Read the roundup!
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Blue sweaters, Kuyt love, PPL FAQs: Read the roundup!

Dutch and German news ahead of today’s semifinal, Spain sticking with Torres, who wants a Dirk Kuyt made of gold, Wayne Rooney: Forever After, and MULTIPLE RANTS!

Nigerian national team suspended
Africa / FIFA / World / World Cup - International

Nigerian national team suspended

The President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has suspended the national soccer team for two years as punishment for their dismal performance.