Pulisic sinks Iran as US advances in World Cup clash | The Guardian Nigeria News

Christian Pulisic propelled the United States into the World Cup round of 16 on Tuesday as the Americans beat Iran 1-0 in their politically charged grudge game. Chelsea star Pulisic scored the only goal of the crucial Group B game in the 38th minute to take on Group A winners Netherlands in the second round … Read more

Two Nigerian athletes face 10 years in US jail for wire and mail fraud – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter Seigha Porbeni is saddened by the travails of African Games 100m winner Raymond Ekevwo and five other athletes who have been indicted by the United States over wire and mail fraud. “Remember when I said Yahoo is the problem for our male athletes. Now they have been caught in … Read more

US Vice President praises Osinbajo’s leadership on climate change – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

US Vice President Kamala Harris has praised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for her leadership on climate change. Osinbajo is in Washington, USA to seek global partnerships and support for the recently launched Nigerian Energy Transition Plan (ETP). Osinbajo spokesman Laolu Akande said in a statement Saturday in Abuja the duo met at the ceremonial office … Read more

Super Falcons lose 0-4 to world champions USA in friendly – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Nigeria’s Super Falcons lost 4-0 to world champions USA on Saturday in the opening game of their two-game tour. Nigeria were without midfield players Ngozi Okobi-Okoeghene, Halimatu Ayinde and captain Onome Ebi in the game. However, some U20 national team players were invited to join the squad. But that wasn’t enough to avoid defeat at … Read more

Officials, journalists and others could miss World Cups over USA – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The long-awaited 2022 Oregon World Athletics Championships begin tomorrow in Eugene, USA, but some Nigerian coaches and accredited journalists may not attend the event due to their inability to obtain visas at the American Embassy in Lagos and Abuja. The Oregon 2022 World Championship will be held July 15-24. Yesterday it was revealed that some … Read more