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Stranded Fans In Russia: Buhari Makes Quick Arrangement For Their Welfare

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Geoffrey Onyeama, and Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, to commence the process of repatriating Nigerians stranded in Russia. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja on Monday. The News […]

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#russia2018: Croatia Sacks Coach, Vukojevic Ahead Of England Semi-final Clash

A World Cup of riveting drama continues with reports that the Croatian assistant coach has been sacked for posting a politically-charged video to social media following the penalty shootout win over hosts Russia. Vukojevic, a former Croatia international, published a video in which he and defender Domagoj Vida dedicated the dramatic win to Ukraine, prompting […]

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#russia2018: Quarter Final Fixtures (Date and Time)

Following the conclusion of the round of 16 games at the ongoing Russia 2018 World cup tournament, qualifying teams were given a two-day break before playing the quarter final fixtures, Brainnews Radio report. The games would resume on Friday with the eight teams left in the competition, playing for a place in the semi-finals of […]

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#russia2018: Fixtures For Knockout Round of 16

The knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will start on Saturday 30th June. France will open it with a difficult tie against Argentina Below is the full list of matches  Saturday 30 Jun 2018  14:00 France vs Argentina Kazan Arena 18:00 Uruguay vs Portugal Fisht Olympic Sunday 1 Jul 2018  14:00 Spain vs […]

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Germany In Tears, As They Bow Out Of world Cup In Russia (Photos)

Germany are out of the 2018 World Cup after being defeated by South Korea – and their players were devastated after the final whistle. Sweden and Mexico qualified from Group F but Joachim Löw’s team finished the tournament bottom of the Group. The 2014 World Cup Champions went to their knees after the final whistle […]

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Fans Flood Saint Petersburg For Nigeria, Argentina Clash

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday said that Saint Petersburg, the town hosting the all-important match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the La Albiceleste of Argentina had been flooded with fans from both countries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the grudge match between the two football powerhouses will be […]

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Mikel Can Play Against Argentina Despite Fractured Metacarpal – Rohr

By Shina Oludare Despite the hurt, the German tactician feels the Super Eagles captain can play a part against La Albiceleste on Tuesday evening Gernot Rohr remains positive John Obi Mikel will play against Argentina despite confirming the Tianjin Teda midfielder suffered fractured metacarpal against Iceland. Mikel was hurt in the 2-0 victory at Volgograd […]

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Nigeria House Comes Alive In Russia At 2018 FIFA World Cup

While still savoring the victory of the Super Eagles over Iceland in Russia on Friday, Nigeria again added another feathers to its cap in the ongoing FIFA Fiesta in Russia. This followed the securing of a slot by the Nigeria House project for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Red Square in Moscow, Capital […]

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Dalung Tips Super Eagle To Qualify For Knockout Round

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is optimistic that the Super Eagles will qualify for the round of 16 from Group D. This followed the team’s 2-0 bashing of Iceland yesterday at the Volgograd Arena on Friday, lifting their position to number 2 in the group behind Croatia who have 6 points […]

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Nigeria Beats Iceland 2-0 At World Cup Comeback

Coaches often get the criticism when things go awry on the pitch, and arguably don’t get enough of the credit when things turn out just right. Ahmed Musa has clearly been the focus of attention for getting Nigeria’s World Cup campaign back on track after his two well-taken goals in a 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday in Volgograd. However, […]

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“I Believe Argentina Will Play Against England In The Final” – David Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham has predicted the Three Lions will reach the final of this summer’s World Cup, alongside Lionel Messi’s Argentina. Gareth Southgate’s men kicked off their campaign with a last-gasp victory over Tunisia on Sunday, putting themselves in a strong position to qualify for the knockout stages. And Beckham, who never made it past the quarter-finals as a player, was […]

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#russia2018:“The Result Against Croatia Was Disappointing But We Can Fix It” – Mikel

Nigeria will lock horns with Iceland in their second 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match at the Volgograd Arena in Russia on Friday. Kick-off is at 15:00 GMT. The Super Eagles of Nigeria began their group stage campaign with a 2-0 defeat to European side Croatia last weekend. As a result, Nigeria are placed […]

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‘Nigeria Cannot Win The World Cup Because…’ – Arsene Winger

A Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has given two reasons why Nigeria will find it difficult winning the 2018 World Cup and this has nothing to do with their 2-0 loss to Croatia in their opening match. The experienced French football tactician has stated that the average age of World Cup winning teams is 28 […]

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Wilfred Ndidi Targets Iceland Win With Nigeria

By Olaoluwa Aro Wilfred Ndidi, has set his sights on helping his Nigerian side subdue their Icelandic counterparts in a Group D clash in Volvograd on Friday. The Super Eagles had started their World Cup campaign in Russia on a poor note, with a 2-0 loss to Croatia last Saturday in Kaliningrad. And Leciester City […]