Tag: argentina

YNaijaDecember 18, 2022

Lionel Messi and Argentina win the FIFA 2022 World Cup

After a thrilling 3-3 draw in the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar, Lionel Messi and Argentina won the tournament ...

YNaijaDecember 13, 2022

World Cup referee who awarded 17 yellow cards in one game kicked out of the tournament

After experiencing the wrath of Argentina’s star Lionel Messi, referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz will not officiate any more World Cup ...

YNaijaNovember 22, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: France begins title defence while Argentina and Lionel Messi kick off their campaigns

Didier Deschamps’ squad, which won the 2018 World Cup by overcoming Croatia in the final, is aiming to become the ...

Ado AminuJuly 13, 2021

282m face malnutrition in Africa- UN report says; Jailed transgender women in Cameroon to be released pending appeal | 5 Things That Matter Today

Across the African continent, here are 5 culturally relevant stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 282 million face malnutrition in ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 25, 2020

Soccer legend, Diego Maradona leaves a legacy of imperfect glory | #YNaijaSportsExtra

Argentine football legend, Diego Maradona has just passed on after suffering a heart failure. The fabled Argentina attacking midfielder suffered ...

Ade ThompsonJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Rojo breaks Nigerian hearts with 85th minute winner

Argentina ensured progression to the second round ahead of Nigeria after defeating the Super Eagles 2-1 in the Group D ...

Ade ThompsonJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Preview: Are the Super Eagles set for yet another defeat against Iceland?

The Super Eagles will be looking to bounce back (we hope so) after their depressing opening-day defeat to Croatia when ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJune 21, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Messi’s underwhelming Argentina falls to the sword against Croatia | France qualify at the expense of Peru

There was nothing Lionel Messi could do as Argentina were utterly outclassed and defeated 3-0 against a better Croatian team. ...

AzeezDecember 1, 2017

2018 World Cup Draw: “Argentina again?” Two African nations in groups of death and more

by Alexander O. Onukwue For the third consecutive tournament, Nigeria will play Argentina at the group stages of the 2018 ...

AzeezNovember 23, 2017

Despite victory against Argentina, Nigeria drops 9 places in FIFA ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped nine places to 50th position on the latest FIFA ranking. This is despite ...

AzeezNovember 14, 2017

Super Eagles thrash Argentina 4-2 in friendly match (WATCH)

The Super Eagles has defeated Argentina 4-2 in an International friendly match on Tuesday. Ever Banega had put the Argentines ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 14, 2017

We’ve a game plan with or without Messi – Super Eagles coach, Rohr

With or without Lionel Messi, the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has said his team are ready to take on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

2018 World Cup: Argentina’s ambassador to Russia calls for calm despite Messi poster

Argentina‘s ambassador to Russia, Ricardo Lagorio, has reassured fans that next year’s World Cup will be safe. Why it matters: A ...

AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Super Eagles to tackle Argentina in November friendly match

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will tackle two–time world champions Argentina in an international friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday, 14th ...

AzeezJuly 1, 2017

Lionel Messi weds childhood sweetheart in lavish ceremony

Football star Lionel Messi has married his childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo in a lavish wedding in Argentina. Over 250 guests ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Super Eagles ranked 40th in latest FIFA ranking

by Dolapo Adelana The Super Eagles are now ranked the 40th best team in men’s football. In the latest ranking ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 12, 2016

Just In: Messi returns to international football

Lionel Messi has reversed his decision to retire from international football, saying he loves Argentina “too much”. The Barcelona playmaker ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 8, 2016

Rio Olympics: Argentina defeats Nigeria 94 – 66

Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers lost their first game at the 2016 Rio Olympics to South American giants Argentina. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 14, 2016

FIFA ranking: Super Eagles drop 9 places, Argentina remain the best

The Super Eagles’ of Nigeria have dropped nine places in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday July 14. The ...

AzeezJuly 5, 2016

BREAKING: Argentina coach, Gerardo Martino quits

Argentina’s national team coach, Gerardo Martino has resigned following the team’s loss to Chile at the 2016 Copa America final ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 29, 2016

Opinion: Lionel Messi – the curse of being so good

By Ololade Ajekigbe1 “Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real”- Jesse Williams I had a fairly difficult time ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 27, 2016

How Chile defeated Argentina to win another ‘Copa America’ trophy (WATCH)

For Chile, the last two championship finals against Argentina has been a hit back to back, while for the Argentines, ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 22, 2016

Messi becomes Argentina’s highest goal scorer of all-time (WATCH)

All eyes were on Lionel Messi – on Tuesday night during Argentina’s Copa America semifinal clash with host, USA at the NRG Stadium ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 19, 2016

Messi set to become Argentina’s all-time highest goalscorer (WATCH)

Lionel Messi has come a goal closer to become Argentina’s all-time No.1 marksman after reaching Gabriel Batistuta‘s goal-scoring record in ...

GuestAdminJune 18, 2016

Copa America 2016: Is this Argentina’s year?

by Dolapo Adelana The 2016 Copa America kicked off on Saturday June 4, with host – United States of America ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 13, 2015

Aisha Buhari believes no girl should be married before 17

by Panshak Ibrahim According to the incoming First lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, no girl should be married before age ...

ifrekeFebruary 12, 2015

Sergio Aguero attempts Maradona’s ‘hand of God’ goal (See Photos)

by Mark Bassey It really does seems some traits run in the family lines. Yesterday against Stoke City, Sergio Aguero ...

ifrekeFebruary 6, 2015

Lionel Messi will be haunted by World Cup failure forever – here’s why

by Mark Bassey Lionel Messi has admitted that failing to win the World Cup final last year, is something he ...

ifrekeFebruary 2, 2015

Angel Di Maria’s Manchester home burgled

by Mark Bassey It has emerged that Angel Di Maria and his family were victims of a terrifying burglary on ...

ifrekeAugust 29, 2014

“The pain was so bad I wet the bed” – Batistuta reveals ankle issues after retirement

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Former Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta, has spoken out about the excruciating ankle pain he felt, after he ...

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