NigeriaPresident Goodluck Jonathan Rescinds Two-Year Super Eagles Withdrawal From International Football - Report

The Nigerian government has reversed its decision to withdraw the Super Eagles from international competition until 2012, according to AFP. A spokesman for president Goodluck Jonathan announced the shock departure on Friday after Nigeria's poor performance at World Cup 2010 when they finished bottom of Group B with just one point. The absence would have seen the nation miss qualifying for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. The comment provoked a strong reaction from FIFA as they threatened to withdraw ...
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Added July 05, 2010
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