Gabriel returns to full fitness

Gabriel returns to full fitness
Gabriel Reuben's return to fitness means Nigeria now have a fully fit squad

Mikel just wants to do well

Mikel just wants to do well
John Obi Mikel is aiming to be a leader for Nigeria despite the 2014 FIFA World Cup being his first.

Iran are unknown quantity to Nigeria

Iran are unknown quantity to Nigeria
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has acknowledged FIFA World Cup opponents Iran are something of an unknown quantity.

teamwork is key for Emenike

teamwork is key for Emenike

Emmanuel Emenike is banking on teamwork to help the Super Eagles overrun their opponents in the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

Argentina put case for their defense

Argentina put case for their defense

Argentina players have laughed off criticism of their supposed defensive weakness and vowed there would be no repeat of their 2010 World Cup quarter-final 4-0 thrashing by Germany.

Don't underestimate Iran says Queiroz

Don't underestimate Iran says Queiroz

Iran are ready to make their FIFA World Cup opponents pay for any moments of complacency, coach Carlos Queiroz said.

Oshaniwa ready for big test

Oshaniwa ready for big test

Juwon Oshaniwa says he is fully prepared to step in for injured Elderson Echiejile at the World Cup.

Yobo says Eagles ready for Iran

Yobo says Eagles ready for Iran

Nigeria international Joseph Yobo has expressed the Super Eagles readiness to trample upon Team Melli when both sides face in Group F’s opening game at the 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil.

Super Eagles ask for more money

Super Eagles ask for more money
Nigeria stars led by skipper Joseph Yobo and Mikel Obi have met with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to demand an appearance fee for the World Cup.

One to watch: Ogenyi Onazi

One to watch: Ogenyi Onazi

Ogenyi Onazi appeared to be just another unknown player in the backwaters of the Nigerian football system until fate played a part in his emergence in the autumn of 2009.

Slick, confident Bosnia

Slick, confident Bosnia

Most teams heading to their maiden World Cup would probably be happy just to be there, but Bosnia want more from a talented squad who stormed through qualifying to reach their first major tournament as an independent nation.

Iran would love an upset

Iran would love an upset

The fourth time, Iran are going to participate at the World Cup finals and in the history books, Brazil 2014 will be listed alongside Argentina 1978, France 1998 and Germany 2006. With a coach of genuine international standing in Carlos Queiroz in the hot seat, there is also confidence that Iran can reach the knockout stages for the first time.

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