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Super Eagles friendly with Argentina cancelled over administrative issue

The scheduled friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Albiceleste of Argentina has been cancelled. The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) had earlier announced the fixture against Nigeria at the Olympics Sports Center stadium in Hangzhou, China, as part of a tour between March 18 and 26. However, in a statement on its […]


Defending champions Brazil failed to qualify for the men’s Olympic football tournament as a 1-0 loss to Argentina put their rivals through to Paris 2024. It is the first time since 2004 that Brazil – who were aiming for a third successive gold – will not feature. Meanwhile, Lionel Messi has been extended an invitation […]

Super Eagles to play World Champions Argentina in March friendly

The Argentine Football Federation has announced that Nigeria and Argentina will clash in a senior international friendly match in the city of Hangzhou, China, on a yet-to-be-announced date in March. The game is scheduled to take place at the Olympics Sports Centre stadium, which hosted a couple of football games during the 2008 Summer Olympics […]