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Nigeria bounce back at World Cup to beat Iceland 2-0

22 June 2018, 7:34 PM

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday to revive their hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia, as striker Ahmed Musa dramatically marked his return to the team with two fine second-half goals.

Preview: Iceland step into the heat for Nigeria showdown

21 June 2018, 10:42 PM

Iceland will try not to melt in the fierce heat of Volgograd when they take on Nigeria in only their second ever World Cup match on Friday after impressively holding twice champions Argentina to a draw at the weekend. World Cup debutants Iceland are dreaming of the knockout stage and writing a new chapter in […]

Preview: Nigeria v Iceland Factbox

21 June 2018, 8:59 PM

Nigeria play Iceland in a World Cup Group D match in Volgograd on Friday.

Suicide blasts in northeast Nigeria kill at least 31

17 June 2018, 1:42 PM

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader told AFP on Sunday. Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning from celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, in […]

Spotlight on Nigeria after Egypt, Morocco fail to register wins in World Cup

16 June 2018, 7:06 PM

With Egypt and Morocco failing to register wins in their opening Fifa World Cup matches, the spotlight from the African perspective will be on Nigeria.

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