Tag Archives: Brazil

THE WORLD CUP: ARE THE CHAMPIONS CURSED?

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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It can be easily argued that defending the World Cup is not like that of a league title. Unlike the league campaign, the World Cup is a quadrennial event and one will agree that four years can be a long time in football. Germany’s shock group stage exit in Russia 2018 ensured that the ‘Die […]

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM RUSSIA 2018

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM RUSSIA 2018 *Philippe Coutinho and Neymar both scored in stoppage time to snatch victory for Brazil after the Paris Saint-Germain forward had been denied a penalty by VAR in a 2-0 World Cup win over Costa Rica. *Costa Rica rightly anticipating that Brazil would enjoy the lion’s share of possession – sat […]

RONALDINHO SET TO MARRY TWO WOMEN AT THE SAME TIME

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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RONALDINHO SET TO MARRY TWO WOMEN AT THE SAME TIME   Football legend Ronaldinho is to marry two women at the same time, according to reports in Brazil. The 38-year-old Samba ace will reportedly tie the knot in August with his pair of “fiancees”, Priscilla Coelho and Beatriz Souza. The two women have been living […]

Ronaldinho Bows Out!

(Reuters/NAN) Former Brazil and FC Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won the World Cup, Champions League, Copa Libertadores and World Player of the Year award, is retiring from the game. His brother and agent Assis made the announcement on Tuesday. Ronaldinho, who will be 38 in March, has not played a competitive match since 2015 bt […]

Neymar Jnr: Now PSG Number 10

  Neymar completed his record-shattering transfer from Barcelona to Paris St Germain on Thursday night , signing a five-year deal with the French club after they triggered his 222 million euros (263 million dollars) release clause. He will be wearing Jersey Number 10. He was wearing Number 11 at Barcelona. The 25-year-old Brazil forward, who […]

Finally US approves Super Tucano Attack Planes for Nigeria

After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally  approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United Press International. […]

BRICS Nations to fight Protectionism

BRICS nations have pledged to fight protectionism and safeguard intellectual property rights, as U.S. President Donald Trump considers action against what he sees as unfair trade practices by China News Agency of Nigeria reports.. According to a statement on Wednesday by Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan, trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South […]

Neymar keeps Barcelona Guessing on PSG Move

Brazilian superstar Neymar landed back in Barcelona on Tuesday evening, keeping mum on talks about his world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. The 25-year-old Barcelona forward was travelling back from China and had earlier posted a video on social media apparently from Dubai airport, amid suggestions that he could have been bound for Paris. He has […]

Nigeria’s U23 Team Edge Past Japan 5-4 in Rio

The Nigerian U23 has shown us that despite obstacles, you can be victorious if you put your mind into it. Despite the wrong national anthem and being stranded in Atlanta for days and arriving Rio only few hours away from their opening match against Japan, the U23 Eagles went ahead to beat Japan 5-4 in […]