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Host nation Brazil will kick off next summer's World Cup finals with their opening Group A match against Croatia in Sao Paulo on Thursday, June 12.
December 6, 2013 6:23pm
England will face Italy in Manaus in their World Cup 2014 opener before taking on Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D.
December 6, 2013 5:21pm
FIFA has announced the allocation of pots for Friday's World Cup draw, with England, as expected, unseeded for the tournament in Brazil.
December 3, 2013 5:00pm
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli felt his team deserved more than a draw in Monday's international friendly against Nigeria in London.
November 19, 2013 7:55am
Italy were held to a 2-2 draw by Nigeria in Monday night's international friendly at Craven Cottage.
November 18, 2013 10:33pm
Celtic defender Efe Ambrose is aiming to help Nigeria illuminate the 2014 World Cup after booking their ticket to Brazil.
November 18, 2013 9:31am
Nigeria became the first African nation to book their place at next summer's World Cup finals following a 2-0 win over Ethiopia in the second leg of their play-off in Calabar.
November 16, 2013 6:06pm
Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi is hoping an appearance at the 2014 World Cup will put him in the shop window.
November 16, 2013 10:31am
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has warned his side's long unbeaten record in Calabar will count for nothing when they attempt to book their place in the World Cup finals against Ethiopia on Saturday.
November 15, 2013 2:32pm
Emmanuel Emenike's late penalty gave Nigeria a 2-1 win in the first leg of their third-round World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia.
October 13, 2013 6:27pm
Ghana will face Egypt in the pick of the play-offs in Africa to decide which countries qualify for next year's World Cup.
September 16, 2013 12:21pm
Jordi Alba scored twice as Spain beat Nigeria 3-0 to safely progress through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with a 100 per cent record.
June 23, 2013 10:22pm
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has not given up hope of reaching the Confederations Cup semi-finals - despite Sunday's final Group B game against Spain.
June 22, 2013 4:31pm
Diego Forlan celebrated his 100th cap for Uruguay by thumping in the winner as the South Americans closed in on the last four of the Confederations Cup by beating rivals Nigeria 2-1 in Salvador.
June 21, 2013 7:17am
Tahiti's first taste of a major tournament was as chastening as had been predicted as Nigeria wracked up a 6-1 win with early and late bursts in Belo Horizonte.
June 17, 2013 10:38pm
Mexico and Nigeria played out a 2-2 draw at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, with Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez scoring twice for José Manuel de la Torre's side.
June 1, 2013 8:05am
John Obi Mikel insists he will continue playing for Nigeria following reports he did not want to play for his country.
May 29, 2013 11:28am
Victor Anichebe says "the time is not right" to return to international football with Nigeria.
May 1, 2013 1:09pm
A stoppage-time equaliser from Nnamdi Oduamadi spared Nigeria's blushes as the African Nations Cup winners struggled to 1-1 draw with Kenya in World Cup qualifying Group F.
March 23, 2013 5:30pm
Nigeria's African Nations Cup-winning coach Stephen Keshi has performed a u-turn and rescinded his resignation as boss of the Super Eagles.
February 12, 2013 10:15am