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The worst miss of the World Cup: Nigeria’s Yakubu against South Korea

June 23, 2010 6 comments

The worst miss of the World Cup: Nigeria’s Yakubu against South Korea

Ayegbeni Yakubu’s incredible two-yard miss let the Koreans off the hook in Durban last night, though the Everton striker did step up, bravely, to slot home a penalty two minutes after this blunder. But a 2-2 draw was not enough for Nigeria as Argentina and South Korea go through from Group B

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Road to South Africa 2010 (part 9): New Zealand, Nigeria & North Korea

June 19, 2010 Leave a comment

Road to South Africa 2010 (part 9): New Zealand, Nigeria & North Korea

World Cup Score Overview As Of June 13, 2010

June 13, 2010 Leave a comment

World Cup Score Overview As Of June 13, 2010

Argentina 1 vs Nigeria 0

June 12, 2010 1 comment

Argentina vs Nigeria in World Cup Group B
Argentina 1 – Nigeria 0

1st Goal Argentina vs. Nigeria Gabriel Heinze Header Goal.

Nigeria’s midfielder Lukman Haruna (C) gestures as Argentina’s striker Lionel Messi sits on the pitch.


Kalu Uche of Nigeria is held back by Javier Mascherano of Argentina as Jonas Gutierrez (L) looks on.


Argentina’s striker Lionel Messi falls down after a challenge.


Lionel Messi collideswith Nigeria’s goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.

South Korea beat Greece [2-0]

June 12, 2010 Leave a comment

South Korea vs Greece


Lee Jung-soo and Park Ji-sung scored to lift South Korea to a 2-0 victory over Greece Saturday in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in Group B action from the World Cup.


This was a must-win game for both sides because their toughest matches, against Argentina and Nigeria, lie ahead in Group B. South Korea did very well to earn three points on Saturday, as a win in their final two games will likely propel them through to the second round.


As for Greece, they are in big trouble. With zero points, they can’t afford any more losses (and that will be tough, as their final match is against Argentina) and they must take at least four points from their last two matches. Considering the Greeks still haven’t scored a World Cup goal, don’t bet on that happening.

Next up

South Korea takes on Argentina in Johannesburg on June 17 (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:15 am ET), while Greece meets Nigeria on the same day in Bloemfontein (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 9:45 am ET).

Watch World Cup 2010 online on Facebook

June 11, 2010 2 comments

Watch World Cup 2010 online on Facebook

Facebook: Get the latest World Cup 2010 scoop on Facebook. Try The Facebook Guide to the World Cup or the South Africa 2010 Fifa World Cup fan page.

Where To Watch World Cup 2010 online- Twitter

June 11, 2010 Leave a comment


Twitter: Twitter has launched a special website for FIFA World Cup fans – http://twitter.com/worldcup. This special World Cup page shows the schedule of matches, flag icons of countries playing in FIFA World Cup and live tweets about the football World Cup.