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World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP
World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World C...

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

For his massive contributions to the success of Croatia, Luka Modric most deservedly won the Adidas Golden Ball Award as the Most Valuable Player of the tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden Hazard of Belgium who came second and Antoine Griezmann of France who came third Other awards that were... read more »

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup
World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA Wo...

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4:2. In a match that saw Croatia having about 61% of the ball possession, the French took the lead through an 18th minute own goal, off a Mandzukic header. Croatia equalized in the 28th minute off a Perisic shot. Ten minutes later,... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0
World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Bea...

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

Belgium won the third place position this evening after beating England 2:0. The Belgians showed their intent with a 4th minute goal tapped in by Meunier. This score was maintained for much of the match as the Belgians appeared satisfied to sit back, maintain possession of the ball and try quick... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1
World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals...

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1

Croatia this evening sailed into the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after winning England 2:1 after extra time. Despite taking an early lead through a 5th minute Trippier goal, England gave up their lead in 68th minute when Perisic stabbed in Croatia’s equalizer from a cross. After the... read more »

Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million
Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity...

Premiership: Mahrez Finally Join ManCity for £60 million

Premiership champions Manchester City has finally signed Riyad Mahrez from Leicester for £60 million on a 5-year deal. This amount is about €68m or $80m. The signing finally put to rest the transfer saga that started in January which even saw the player boycotting some training sessions for his... read more »

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Nigeria: Mikel's Dad Kidnapped 4 Hours Before Argentinian Match

Nigeria: Mikel’s Dad Kidnapped 4 Hours Before Argentinian M...

Mikel’s dad was kidnapped about four hours before the kick-off Super Eagle’s last group match which was with Argentina. Just before the match, he was called by a family member who... read more »

World Cup: Brazel Edges Out Mexico 2:0 to Advance to the Quarter Finals

World Cup: Brazil Edges Out Mexico 2:0 to Advance to the Quarter Finals

The Samba boys beat the Mexican team by 2:0 to advance to the quarter finals of the World Cup. Both teams played out a goalless first half with the Mexicans enjoying more of the ball possession. In the second half, Neymar put Brazil in the lead in the 51st minute while Firmino doubled the lead in the 88 minute. This put paid to Mexico’s... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare, Wins 3:2

World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare, Wins 3:2

Belgium looked like they were surely on their way out when Japan scored the first two goals of the match in about 7 minutes of the resumption of the second... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on Penalties

World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on Penalties

In a match that started with two quick goals – one for each side, there was surprisingly no other goals. After Jorgensen scored for the Danes in the very... read more »

World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Win Via Penalty S...

World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Win Via Penalty Shootout

Hosts Russia shocked Spain and indeed the world by knocking Spain out of the tournament. In a keenly contested match which ended 1:1 after regulation and... read more »

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World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

World Cup: Morocco Loses 1:0 to Portugal, Crashes Out

Morocco has become the first African side to fully crash out of the tournament following a 1:0 defeat to Portugal today. Ronaldo’s 4th minute header was sufficient to seal the win for the... read more »

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts, Russia

World Cup: Egypt Falls 1:3 to Hosts Russia

The Egyptians playing with their star player, Salah were defeated 3:1 by hosts Russia. The first half of the encounter ended goal-less but things changed when in the 47th minute, The Egyptians conceded an own goal, opening the flood gate of goals. Following the own goal in the 47th minute, Russia scored in the 59th minute through Cheryshev and... read more »

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

World Cup: Senegal Gives Africa its First Win

Senegal defeated Poland by 2:1 to give Africa its first win in the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. Senegal’s first goal was put down as an own goal after a... read more »

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... read more »

World Cup: Korea Republic Loses 1:0 to Sweden

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... read more »

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World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium 1:0

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium 1:0

The French team triumphed over the Belgians to advance to the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. France went ahead in the 51st minute from an Umtiti header. Once France went ahead, they sat... read more »

World Cup: Russia's World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia

World Cup: Russia’s World Cup Ends as they Lose 3:4 on Penalties to Croatia

Despite scoring the first goal of the match, hosts Russia lost the game 3:4 on penalties to Croatia. After Cheryshev put Russia ahead in the 31st minute, it only took the Croatians 8... read more »

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0

World Cup: England Into their First Semi-Final Since 1990, Wins Sweden 2:0

The 3-Lions this evening sailed into their first semi-finals since 1990 after winning Sweden 2:0. The two goals which came off a Maguire header in the 30 minute and a Dele Ali header in the... read more »

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

The Brazilian team were this evening knocked out at the quarter finals of the World Cup after they lost 1:2 to Belgium. A 13th minute own goal by Fernandinho set the Belgians on course for... read more »

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

Uruguay was today knocked out of the World Cup after losing 0:2 to France. In a match that France was the overall better side, Varane nodded in the first goal for France in the 40th minute, while... read more »