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Africanos en la Copa Libertadores

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Artículo publicado en la revista Potrero, en marzo de 2017
Por PABLO ARO GERALDES

Si Sudamérica es el semillero del fútbol mundial, se hace verdaderamente difícil que en su máximo torneo, la principal vidriera que Europa observa con detalle, aparezcan figuras extracontinentales.

Where to find Nigeria vs. Zambia World Cup qualifier on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Nigeria vs. Zambia in the World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place.

Nigeria can qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a win against Zambia. But if the Super Eagles tie the match against Zambia, Nigeria will need to get a result against Algeria in their game next week, which will be a much tougher haul.

Where to find Nigeria vs. Zambia World Cup qualifier on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Nigeria vs. Zambia in the World Cup qualifier, you’ve come to the right place.

Nigeria can qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a win against Zambia. But if the Super Eagles tie the match against Zambia, Nigeria will need to get a result against Algeria in their game next week, which will be a much tougher haul.

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Nigeria to face former CHAN champions Libya

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria were grouped with former title-holders Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea when the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) draw was made in Rabat Friday.

The Nigerians are making a third consecutive appearance in the biennial tournament for home-based footballers, which Morocco will stage between January 12 and February 4.

Nigeria to face former CHAN champions Libya

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria were grouped with former title-holders Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea when the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) draw was made in Rabat Friday.

The Nigerians are making a third consecutive appearance in the biennial tournament for home-based footballers, which Morocco will stage between January 12 and February 4.

Aguero taken to hospital after fainting

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Moscow (AFP) – Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero was rushed to a local hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted in Argentina’s dressing room during half-time of Tuesday’s friendly with Nigeria, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) confirmed.

“Aguero suffered a lypothymia (fainting without loss of consciousness), which is why he was transferred to hospital for routine tests as a precaution,” the AFA said in a statement.

Aguero taken to hospital after fainting

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Moscow (AFP) – Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero was rushed to a local hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted in Argentina’s dressing room during half-time of Tuesday’s friendly with Nigeria, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) confirmed.

“Aguero suffered a lypothymia (fainting without loss of consciousness), which is why he was transferred to hospital for routine tests as a precaution,” the AFA said in a statement.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday, while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken to hospital after fainting in the dressing room.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday, while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken to hospital after fainting in the dressing room.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Aguero hospitalised after fainting – report

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Moscow (AFP) – Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero was rushed to a local hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted in Argentina’s dressing room during half-time of Tuesday’s friendly with Nigeria, local media reported.

Aguero, who scored the winner in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Russia on Saturday, netted his team’s second goal against Nigeria in the 36th minute in Krasnodar before he was replaced at the break.

Aguero hospitalised after fainting – report

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Moscow (AFP) – Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero was rushed to a local hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted in Argentina’s dressing room during half-time of Tuesday’s friendly with Nigeria, local media reported.

Aguero, who scored the winner in Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Russia on Saturday, netted his team’s second goal against Nigeria in the 36th minute in Krasnodar before he was replaced at the break.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

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Moscow (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday.

Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero fired Argentina, playing without the rested Lionel Messi, into a 2-0 lead after 36 minutes.

Algeria convert soft penalty to hold Nigeria

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Constantine (Algeria) (AFP) – Yacine Brahimi won and converted a harshly-awarded late penalty to rescue a 1-1 draw for Algeria against already-qualified Nigeria Friday in a World Cup Africa zone Group B dead-rubber.

The Gabonese referee ruled that Abdullahi Shehu fouled Brahimi as he moved into the box in Constantine, but big-screen replays suggested otherwise.

Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.

Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the west African country.

Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.

Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the west African country.

Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia, Ghana eliminated

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Abuja (AFP) – Alex Iwobi’s goal saw Nigeria become the first African team to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia, while Ghana were eliminated in the qualifiers.

A 73rd-minute strike by Arsenal forward Iwobi handed the Super Eagles a 1-0 success over Zambia in Uyo, ensuring top spot in Group B with a game to spare.

Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia, Ghana eliminated

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Abuja (AFP) – Alex Iwobi’s goal saw Nigeria become the first African team to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia, while Ghana were eliminated in the qualifiers.

A 73rd-minute strike by Arsenal forward Iwobi handed the Super Eagles a 1-0 success over Zambia in Uyo, ensuring top spot in Group B with a game to spare.

Arsenal’s Iwobi fires Nigeria to 2018 World Cup

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Abuja (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi sent Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup finals with the winning goal in a 1-0 African qualifying victory over Zambia on Saturday.

The Super Eagles became the first African team to advance to Russia after taking an unassailable lead atop Group B.

Arsenal’s Iwobi fires Nigeria to 2018 World Cup

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Abuja (AFP) – Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi sent Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup finals with the winning goal in a 1-0 African qualifying victory over Zambia on Saturday.

The Super Eagles became the first African team to advance to Russia after taking an unassailable lead atop Group B.

Nigeria on the brink of World Cup

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria host Zambia in their penultimate 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday knowing that victory would secure a sixth finals appearance since first qualifying in 1994.

The 2-1 win in the reverse fixture in Ndola 12 months ago helped get the country behind a team who had failed to feature at back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria on the brink of World Cup

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria host Zambia in their penultimate 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday knowing that victory would secure a sixth finals appearance since first qualifying in 1994.

The 2-1 win in the reverse fixture in Ndola 12 months ago helped get the country behind a team who had failed to feature at back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria’s Moses says doesn’t pick and choose

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Abuja (AFP) – Chelsea star Victor Moses has dismissed suggestions he picks and chooses the games he plays for Nigeria, insisting he always wants to be fit before appearing for his country.

Moses, 26, made his Nigeria debut in 2012 when he changed his international allegiance after representing England at various age-grade levels.

Nigeria’s Moses says doesn’t pick and choose

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Abuja (AFP) – Chelsea star Victor Moses has dismissed suggestions he picks and chooses the games he plays for Nigeria, insisting he always wants to be fit before appearing for his country.

Moses, 26, made his Nigeria debut in 2012 when he changed his international allegiance after representing England at various age-grade levels.

Draw moves Nigeria closer to World Cup

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria survived a late Cameroon onslaught to draw 1-1 in Yaounde Monday and move closer to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Moses Simon put Nigeria ahead on 30 minutes and substitute Vincent Aboubakar equalised from a 75th-minute penalty at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo to spark a rally by the hosts.

Nigeria set to qualify, Ghana, South Africa in trouble in World Cup qualifiers

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

Current and former Chelsea midfielders Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored one goal and created another as Nigeria overwhelmed Cameroon 4-0 in southeast city Uyo.

Nigeria set to qualify, Ghana, South Africa in trouble in World Cup qualifiers

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.

Current and former Chelsea midfielders Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel scored one goal and created another as Nigeria overwhelmed Cameroon 4-0 in southeast city Uyo.

Nigeria lose goalkeeper Akpeyi to injury

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will miss Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo with injury, coach Gernot Rohr said on Wednesday.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa from Nigerian club FC Ifeanyi Ubah will now start the game, while Dele Ajiboye from Plateau United has been handed a late invitation to the squad in the absence of South-Africa based Akpeyi.

Nigeria lose goalkeeper Akpeyi to injury

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will miss Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo with injury, coach Gernot Rohr said on Wednesday.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa from Nigerian club FC Ifeanyi Ubah will now start the game, while Dele Ajiboye from Plateau United has been handed a late invitation to the squad in the absence of South-Africa based Akpeyi.

Cameroon need four points to avoid World Cup qualifying doom

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Cameroon coach Hugo Broos admits their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is doomed if they do not take at least four points off Nigeria in back-to-back clashes.

The Group B rivals meet in southeastern Nigerian city Uyo this Friday and in Cameroonian capital Yaounde three days later.

Cameroon need four points to avoid World Cup qualifying doom

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Cameroon coach Hugo Broos admits their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is doomed if they do not take at least four points off Nigeria in back-to-back clashes.

The Group B rivals meet in southeastern Nigerian city Uyo this Friday and in Cameroonian capital Yaounde three days later.

Nigeria recall for Chelsea ace Moses for World Cup qualifiers

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria have recalled Chelsea ace Victor Moses as well as China-based striker Odion Ighalo for next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

Skipper Mikel John Obi is also back in the squad after being sidelined by an abdominal injury for four months.

Meanwhile, there is an appearance for uncapped Israel-based striker Anthony Nwakaeme and Ola Aina, who is on loan at Hull City from Premier League champions Chelsea.

Nigeria recall for Chelsea ace Moses for World Cup qualifiers

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Abuja (AFP) – Nigeria have recalled Chelsea ace Victor Moses as well as China-based striker Odion Ighalo for next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

Skipper Mikel John Obi is also back in the squad after being sidelined by an abdominal injury for four months.

Meanwhile, there is an appearance for uncapped Israel-based striker Anthony Nwakaeme and Ola Aina, who is on loan at Hull City from Premier League champions Chelsea.

South Africa shock Nigeria in CAN qualifier

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Abuja (AFP) – South Africa recorded their first-ever competitive victory over Nigeria on Saturday, winning in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo 2-0.

Nigeria and South Africa had clashed 12 times before, during which time Bafana Bafana’s only victory was in a friendly 13 years ago.

South Africa shock Nigeria in CAN qualifier

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Abuja (AFP) – South Africa recorded their first-ever competitive victory over Nigeria on Saturday, winning in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo 2-0.

Nigeria and South Africa had clashed 12 times before, during which time Bafana Bafana’s only victory was in a friendly 13 years ago.

Arsenal

Will England regret missing out on Arsenal’s Iwobi?

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Arsene Wenger insists that England are to blame for missing out on Alex Iwobi, and the Arsenal youngster is now impressing for Nigeria instead. The 21 year-old broke into Arsene Wenger's first-team squad in 2015, and is growing into a well-rounded midfield talent. Iwobi recently scored the winning goal to send his country to next [.

On the Dotted Line

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It's an important day at The Emirates.

A new contract for Mr Wenger; yet to be confirmed but the media are convinced he will continue for another two years. No details of wages, sporting directors, new coaches or any real change but perhaps that will happen during the summer.

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Breaking News: Arsenal in talks to sign £6.8m Belgian League top scorer

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13 talented African footballers who could move this summer transfer window

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Tweets and Photos: Chelsea players celebrate World Cup qualification with Nigeria

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Chelsea's Nigerian contingent booked their place at the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Zambia yesterday. Victor Moses played in the match,...

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