Tag Archives: Bolivia

Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

Football Soccer - Bolivia v Argentina - World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - Hernando Siles stadium, La Paz, Bolivia 28/3/17. Argentina's players react.  REUTERS/Daniel Rodrigo

Argentina, weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi, had their chances of reaching next year’s World Cup finals dealt a blow on Tuesday when they were beaten 2-0 by a spirited Bolivia side in La Paz. Juan Arce and Marcelo Martins scored either side of halftime to give Bolivia a deserved victory over an Argentina side who defended poorly ...

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Bolivia pull out of Nigeria friendly over Boko Haram fears

The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), has reportedly withdrawn from next week’s international game against Nigeria, over the tension and insecurity in the country. According to newpaper La Razon, the South Americans developed cold feet about travelling down, because of ongoing security concerns. “The armed conflict in Nigeria has forced the cancellation of the game”, Carlos Chave, the FBF president said, ...

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Amokachi names squad for March friendlies

Nigeria assistant coach Daniel Amokachi has put together a team for the Super Eagles’ two friendlies against Bolivia and South Africa later this month. The Super Eagles were due to face Ghana in London but the match was cancelled by FIFA following a breach of some rules surrounding the organisation of friendly matches across continents. FIFA does not allow teams ...

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