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A hard fought victory for the Super Eagles

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After Nigeria’s drab opening game against Iran, the bet was on the Super Eagles to raise their game against Bosnia-Herzegovina and secure a crucial win. A win that would break the African Champions’ record nine game winless streak in the World Cup finals. Nigeria’s Captain Joseph Yobo came on for ...

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Germany rattled by the brilliant Black Stars

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The group G encounter between Germany and Ghana promised to be intriguing, especially on the backdrop of the two Boateng brothers playing for either country, Jerome for Germany and Kevin-Prince for Ghana. Germany had dismantled Portugal in their opening match, while Ghana had lost to USA despite their gallant efforts. ...

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A Suarez show gives Uruguay hope

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The all important game between England and Uruguay promised to be interesting as the two sides had lost their opening games and desperately needed a win to ensure their progress from their group. Uruguay switched from the 4-4-2 formation in the previous game to a 4-3-5 formation and started with ...

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Adios Espana!

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It was on the 20th minute that the Chilean striker; Eduardo Vargas reproduced the uncommon image of bringing the legendary Iker Casillas on his breech as his goal was breached for the sixth time in just two games. It was a game the Spanish needed to win to redeem their ...

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Messi breaks his duck in an unconvincing Argentine win

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A classic European, South American encounter. The group F opener between Argentina and Bosnia Herzegovina promised to be an entertaining game primarily because of the quality of the players both teams parade. Equally, it is the tournament where the magical Lionel Messi, the first player to win four FIFA/Ballon d’Or, ...

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