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France Seal Spot In Quarterfinals

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports

There will be no World Cup blues for Les Bleus this time around. Four years removed from a controversial flameout in South Africa, France sealed a spo...

Argentina Tops Group As Messi Delivers Again

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Nigeria couldn't contain Lionel Messi. Luckily for the Super Eagles, they didn't need to stop him in order to advance at the 2014 World Cup. With...

Controversial Call Has Major World Cup Consequences

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Sports

The scoreboard will say that Bosnia-Herzegovina was defeated by Nigeria. But that won't stop many from feeling it was an assistant referee who vanquis...

Explosion Kills 13 At World Cup Viewing Center In Nigeria

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2014 | World

(Reuters) - At least 13 people including young children were killed when a bomb tore through a venue in northeast Nigeria where fans had gathered to w...

Iran, Nigeria Battle Through The First Tie At The 2014 World Cup

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.16.2014 | Sports

It had to happen eventually: Iran and Nigeria produced the ...

Iran, Nigeria Ban Public Viewing Of World Cup

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

When Iran faces off against Nigeria for a June 16 match in the FIFA World Cup, fans in both teams’ home countries may be hard-pressed to find a publ...

Punishment: Nigeria's President SUSPENDS World Cup Team

AP | BASHIR ADIGUN and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ABUJA, Nigeria — The president of Nigeria has suspended the national soccer team from international competition for two years after its poor sho...

South Korea Advances At World Cup

AP/Huffington Post | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DURBAN, South Africa — South Korea reached the second round of the World Cup on Tuesday by holding Nigeria to a 2-2 draw in a thrilling match. ...

WATCH: Greece Scores Two Goals In World Cup Comeback

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa -- Now that Greece has scored a goal and won a match, this World Cup is a success. The Greeks claimed their first W...

World Cup: Argentina Tops Nigeria, 1-0

AP | IAN PHILLIPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — Even though Lionel Messi baffled Nigeria's defenders, Argentina still had to sweat out Diego Maradona's first World Cup victory a...