Tag Archives: World Cup

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 […]

“WE WILL SHOW YOU WE ARE FROM NIGERIA” -IHEANACHO TELLS ARGENTINA

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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“WE WILL SHOW YOU WE ARE FROM NIGERIA” -IHEANACHO TELLS ARGENTINA Nigeria will do battle with Argentina at the ongoing FIFA World Cup on Tuesday evening, but Kelechi Iheanacho fancies the Super Eagles chances of making it to the knock out round. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli have to lift the morale of his players in […]

RUSSIA 2018: “FURIOUS” MARADONA TO MEET ARGENTINA SQUAD BEFORE FACING NIGERIA

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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RUSSIA 2018: “FURIOUS” MARADONA TO MEET ARGENTINA SQUAD BEFORE FACING NIGERIA Football legend, Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina’s players before their final World Cup group game on Tuesday against Nigeria. After losing to Croatia, the two-time winners must beat Nigeria to have any chance of reaching the last 16. Maradona is “furious […]

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 […]

REAL MADRID APPOINT LOPETEGUI

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will take over as Real Madrid boss after the World Cup. The 51-year-old, who has in charge of the national team for the past two years, has agreed a three-year contract at the Bernabeu. The move comes as a surprise, with Lopetegui not featuring prominently among the host of managers linked […]

SUPER EAGLES LAND IN RUSSIA FOR WORLD CUP

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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SUPER EAGLES LAND IN RUSSIA FOR WORLD CUP Super Eagles of Nigeria have landed in Russia ahead of their World Cup opener against Croatia on Saturday, June 16, 2018. They flew out of their Avita Resort training camp in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria to Russia. Nigeria’s hotel is the Sanatorium Istochnik while they will prepare for […]

DROGBA TOLD ME TO BREAK THE RECORD! -MO’ SALAH

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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DROGBA TOLD ME TO BREAK THE RECORD! -MO’ SALAH   Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says that he was urged to break the Premier League scoring record by former teammate and Chelsea icon Didier Drogba . Salah capped off an incredible debut season for the Reds, where scored 44 goals in all competitions. He also scored […]

SUPER EAGLES WORLD CUP KIT SOLD OUT ON FIRST DAY OF RELEASE

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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SUPER EAGLES WORLD CUP KIT SOLD OUT ON FIRST DAY OF RELEASE Nigeria may not be favourites for the World Cup, but they seem to have won fans over with their new kit for Russia. Several football fans were seen queuing up to purchase the new Super Eagles kit outside London’s NikeTown store in Oxford […]

“NO DISCIPLINE!” MIKEL OBI REVEALS REASON FOR 2014 WORLD CUP MISHAP.

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 2 Years ago
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“NO DISCIPLINE!” MIKEL OBI REVEALS REASON FOR 2014 WORLD CUP MISHAP. Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has revealed the details behind Nigeria’s failed expedition at the 2014 Fifa World Cup claiming there was ‘no good vibe’ in the team. After being held to a goalless draw by Iran in their opening game, Stephen Keshi’s […]

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 […]