Tag: Argentina

Buhari Gives D’Tigress a Presidential Applause Over Second-Straight Win

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, who recorded their second -straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain ... Read More

Argentina, a Bridge Too Long for Super Eagles to Cross

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2018

In a match of contrasting styles that lived up to its billing, the Lionel Messi-captained La Albiceleste of Argentina fought tooth and nail to edge ... Read More

Nigerian Celebrities in Russia for Nigeria-Argentina Clash

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2018

Several Nigerian celebrities including musicians Banky Wellington, Timi Dakolo and Oritsefemi are currently in St. Petersburg, Russia ahead of the Nigeria-Argentina game scheduled for Tuesday ... Read More

#Russia2018: Nigeria drawn in Group D with Argentina

inno.korie- December 1, 2017

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has been drawnin group D of Russia 2018 FIFA World cup with Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland. Nigeria according to the ... Read More

Messi Extends Contract With Barcelona to 2021

Henry Solomon- November 25, 2017

Lionel Messi has signed a new contract with Spanish club side FC Barcelona until 2021, the Liga leaders confirmed on Saturday. This ended speculation that ... Read More

Rohr Calls up Mikel, Musa, 22 Others for Algeria, Argentina Games

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 30, 2017

Team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi headline the list of 24 players which Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited for ... Read More

World Cup Nightmare: Argentina On The Brink Of Missing Russia 2018

Henry Solomon- October 6, 2017

Argentina is on the brink of missing the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup during next year's summer. The Albiceleste have been consistent over decades in ... Read More

UN Peacekeeping Committee: Nigeria re-elected Chair for the 45th time

inno.korie- April 13, 2017

Nigeria has been re-elected, for the 45th time, to chair the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, regarded as UN’s most strategic committee, the News ... Read More

FIFA Rankings: Brazil Back On Top Of World Football Chart

inno.korie- April 6, 2017

Brazil dethroned arch-rivals Argentina and returned to the summit of football’s world rankings for the first time in almost seven years, the ruling body FIFA ... Read More

FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles Drops One Spot, Argentina Remains Top

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 22, 2016

Argentina ends the year top of the FIFA world rankings, with South American neighbours Brazil second. La Albiceleste, therefore, take the ‘Team of the Year’ ... Read More

Super Eagles Rise To 64th In Fifa World Ranking

Henry Solomon- September 15, 2016

The Nigeria National Team, Super Eagles, have jumped three places up to the 64th position in the latest Fifa ranking released by the world football ... Read More

A Solo Move Gives A Blind Footballer An Incredible Goal

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is experience outstanding performance from athletes and players in their respective field of play. little piece of footage went viral ... Read More

#Rio2016: D’Tigers Targets Must-Win Over Host Brazil

admin- August 15, 2016

DTigers vs Croatia After a historic and crucial win over Croatia 90-76 in the 4th group match in the basketball event of the Rio Olympics, the Nigerian ... Read More

#NGR D’Tigers Suffers Second Defeat In A Row In #Rio2016

admin- August 10, 2016

Nigeria’s men basketball team, D’Tigers, gave a more solidarity display in their second group stage game against Lithuania on Tuesday night, but still lost narrowly to 80-89, ... Read More

Transfer Rumours: Messi To Leave Barcelona In 2018

admin- July 11, 2016

Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona in 2018, according to a report by Spanish outlets. The forward of Barcelona Lionel Messi is considering the possibility of leaving ... Read More

Messi’s legacy Dented By Third Defeat In A Cup Final

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2016

The Argentina No. 10, Lionel Messi may still reckon as one of the greatest player in history of football in the world but there will ... Read More

Rashidi Yekini, Nigeria’s Legendary Unmatched Striker

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 4, 2016

Rashidi Yekini, after scoring Nigeria's first goal at the world cup. Image: GETTY Rashidi Yekini (23 October 1963 – 4 May 2012) was a striker ... Read More