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World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England
World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

World Cup: Tunisia Loses 2:1 to England

England edged past Tunisia with a 2:1 score line. The match which was looking like it was going to be Africa’s first result at the on-going World Cup ended up in another loss for an African team. Harry Kane had opened score for the English in the 11th minute, pouncing on a parry by the... read more »

World Cup: Korea Republic Loses 1:0 to Sweden
World Cup: Korea Republic Loses 1:0 to S...

World Cup: Korea Republic Loses 1:0 to Sweden

Sweden managed a 1:0 win over Korea Republic in a match that went without a goal until the 65th minute. The goal came courtesy of a penalty that was nicely converted by the Swedish Captain, Andreas Granqvist. The Koreans were unable to get a single shot on target all true the match while the Swedes... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Trashes Panama 3:0
World Cup: Belgium Trashes Panama 3:0

World Cup: Belgium Trashes Panama 3:0

In an expected result, Belgium defeated Panama by 3 un-replied goals. Though the first half ended goal-less, the Belgians can back in the second half to score all three goals. The first goal was scored in the 2nd minute of the second half by Mertens while Lukaku scored the second in the 69th minute... read more »

World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Formation in Loss to Croatia
World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Format...

World Cup: Nigerian Coach Defends Formation in Loss to Croatia

Against the criticism he has been receiving from Nigerians in general and former players like Okocha regarding the formation the Super Eagles played against Croatia, Gernot Rohr has said that the formation was not the problem. While speaking to German press, he said “We didn’t concede in... read more »

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany 1:0
World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany 1:0

World Cup: Mexico Shocks Germany 1:0

Defending champions Germany were shocked to a 1:0 defeat to Mexico. Hirving Lozano’s first half goal, scored in the 35th minute was all Mexico needed to win the match. As would be expected, Germany made attempts, having 60% of ball possession, 25 attempts at goal with 9 being on target, 9... read more »

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World Cup: Costa Rica Loses 0:1 to Serbia

World Cup: Costa Rica Loses 0:1 to Serbia

A 56th minute strike from Aleksandr Kolarov was enough to earn Serbia a slim win over Costa Rica. The encounter which was equally matched saw both teams having an equal share of boal possession. Both... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 2:0 to Croatia

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 2:0 to Croatia

Nigeria continued the losing streak of the African representatives to the world cup with a 2:0 loss to Croatia in their first match. Nigeria’s woes began in the 32nd minute when Etebo touched in a wayward header while trying to defend a corner kick, giving the Croatians the lead. In the 71st minute, Ekong Grabbed hold of Mandzukic again... read more »

World Cup: Iceland Thwarts Argentina as Game Ends 1:1

World Cup: Iceland Thwarts Argentina as Game Ends 1:1

Argentina was shocked into a 1:1 draw by Iceland. Argentina opened scoring through a Kun Aguero strike in the 19th minute of the match. Alfred Finnbogason... read more »

World Cup: France Edges Past Australia 2:1

World Cup: France Edges Past Australia 2:1

France managed a 2:1 win over Australia in a match many thought will be easy for France. After the first half ended goal-less, Antoine Griezmann opened score... read more »

World Cup: Ronaldo Scores A Hat Trick As Portugal Holds...

In a pulsating match that saw Cristiano Ronaldo opening the score tally with a 4th minute goal via penalty, Spain and Portugal played out a 3-all score... read more »

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World Cup: Morocco Lose 0:1 to Iran Via Own-Goal

World Cup: Morocco Lose 0:1 to Iran Via Own-Goal

In the second match of the day and the first match of group B, Morocco and Iran were looking set to play out a goal-less draw until a last minute own-goal gave Iran the win. Though Morocco had more... read more »

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

World Cup: Uruguay Edges Past Egypt by 1:0

In a keenly contested encounter, the Uruguayans narrowly edged past the Egyptian team by a lone goal. Just when fans were settling for a goal-less draw, Jose Gimenez headed in a lovely goal from a free-kick, breaking Egyptian hearts. The Egyptian without Salah lacked much bite in the final third. Salah is expected to be fit and ready to play when... read more »

World Cup: Russia Opens 2018 FIFA World Cup with a 5:0 ...

World Cup: Russia Opens 2018 FIFA World Cup with a Win Over Saudi Arabia

Hosts Russia began their World Cup campaign on a positive note with a convincing 5:0 win over Saudi Arabia. Iury Gazinsky scored the first goal of the... read more »

World Cup: Mystic Marcus Predicts Semi-Final for Nigeri...

World Cup: Mystic Marcus Predicts Semi-Final for Nigeria

The same mystic pig that predicted the triumph of of President Donald trump at the polls has this time predicted that Nigeria will get to the semi-finals of... read more »

World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to the Start of the ...

World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to the Start of the World Cup

The Spanish FA today announced the sack of its head coach Julen Lopetegui. The sack of the Spanish coach was a direct outcome of Real Madrid’s... read more »

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Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopetegui New Manager

Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopetegui New Manager

Real Madrid has appointed Julen Lopetegui, the manager of the Spanish national side as Zinedine Zidane’s replacement. Lopetegui who is currently taking Spain to the 2018  FIFA World... read more »

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Making Waves with Their Outfit

It’s an already known fact that the kit of the Nigerian Super Eagles took center stage. Following in this path, the Super Eagles traveled to Russia in a stylish traditional outfit... read more »

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Lose 0:1 to Czech Republic

Sports: Nigerian Super Eagles Lose 0:1 to Czech Republic

In its final friendly before traveling to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the Nigerian Super Eagles this afternoon lost 0:1 to Czech Republic. In a game that was largely uninspiring,... read more »

Nigeria: Rohr Announced the Final List Without Consulting NFF Technical Committee - Lawal

Nigeria: Rohr Announced the Final List Without Consulting NFF Technical Committee – ...

Former Super Eagles midfielder and member of the NFF technical committee, Garba Lawal has said that Gernot Rohr did not consult the technical committee before releasing the final 23-man... read more »

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

2018 World Cup: African Squads to the World Cups

Five countries will be flying the flag for Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. These countries include: Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia. Below are the teams lists for each... read more »