D’Tigress to battle Turkey, Argentina, Australia
Nigeria’s women national basketball team, D’Tigress, has been grouped alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia in the 2018 FIBA Women World Cup billed to hold in Tenerife, Spain from September 22 to 30. At a brief ceremony held yesterday at the Teatro Leal, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Spain, Nigeria was drawn in Group B for…
‘Super Eagles is Argentina’s major threat at World Cup’
Argentine midfielder Emiliano Rigoni has singled out the Super Eagles of Nigeria as their toughest opponent at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Argentina begins players’ monitoring ahead of World Cup
Argentina ’s coach, Jorge Sampaoli may have commenced his preparation for the World Cup in Russia, as he began a tour of the various European leagues to monitor prospective players who will make his final squad. Like in four of the last six World Cup tournaments, Argentina will again be facing the Super Eagles of…
Iceland, Argentina bank on weapons to subdue Nigeria
Iceland and Argentina rate Nigeria as a tough customer, but they believe they have the weapons to defeat the Super Eagles.
Argentina, Nigeria duel Is world cup Clasico, says Mascherano
BARCELONA’S Argentina international, Javier Mascherano, has labelled the meeting between Argentina and Nigeria on June 16, a World Cup Clasico. The two continental powerhouses have faced off four times in the group stage in the last six editions of the World Cup, with Argentina narrowly beating the Africans by the odd goal on each occasion.…
Aguero now better after collapsing at halftime against Nigeria
Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, who collapsed in the dressing room at halftime before they lost 4-2 to fellow World Cup qualifiers Nigeria after taking a two-goal lead, has now recovered.
Rocky road for Higuain to resurrect Argentina career
On the night Lionel Messi sensationally booted Argentina into next year's World Cup finals in Russia, Gonzalo Higuain was watching thousands of kilometres away in Turin.
Barcelona extend Messi contract until 2021
Spain's FC Barcelona extended the contract of star striker Lionel Messi until June 30, 2021, the club announced Wednesday, just days after he wed his childhood sweetheart in Argentina.
Sampaoli charged with preventing Messi-less World Cup
A year out from the final World Cup of Lionel Messi's prime years, Argentina are just beginning a new era as Jorge Sampaoli attempts to turn around the two-time world champions' faltering qualifying campaign.