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June 18, 2018 9:28 AM World Cup 2018: Mourinho speaks on England vs Tunisia

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, says England will not suffer the same fate as several other top nations and will win their opening World Cup match. The Three Lions face Tunisia in Volgograd on Monday evening, having not won their opening game in any of their previous four major tournaments. Spain, Argentina, Germany and Brazil have all failed 18

June 16, 2018 6:00 PM Nigeria v Croatia: Livescore: latest result from Super Eagles World Cup match in Russia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face Croatian in their first match in the Russia 2018 World Cup. The Croats, on their own, encountered Iceland, Ukraine and Turkey and came out second behind Iceland who will be making their World Cup debut. Iceland and the Croats still find themselves in the same group. The Croatian have won 3 of their last 6 games, lost 2 and drew 1 against 22

June 16, 2018 2:04 PM World Cup 2018: Brazil’s president sends goodwill message to Super Eagles

Brazil’s president, Michel Temer has expressed his best wishes for Nigeria’s Super Eagles as the team play its first game at Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Temer said this when Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyema, paid him a courtesy visit in Brasilia. A statement by the Media Aide to Onyema, Ms Sarah Sanda, on Saturday in Abuja, said the minister 22

June 15, 2018 11:00 AM World Cup 2018: Livescore: Result of Egypt vs Uruguay

The Pharaohs of Egypt will face Uruguay in their first match in the Russia 2018 World Cup. Egypt is in Group A of the tournament, alongside Uruguay, Russia and Saudi Arabia. To qualify for the tournament, Egypt saw off Uganda, Ghana, and Congo. The Uruguay, on their own part, encountered Argentina, Colombia and Chile and came out second behind Brazil 23

June 14, 2018 12:54 PM World Cup 2018: Unveiling Swiss squad

Swiss coach Vladimir Petkovic, on Monday, said his World Cup squad might not be the best individuals, but who complemented each other best as he unveiled his final 23. Goalkeeper Gregor Kobel, defender Silvan Widmer and midfielder Edimilson Fernandes were cut from an original 26-man squad. “The list is not composed of the best 23 individuals, but of players 18

June 10, 2018 5:50 AM 2018 World Cup: Argentina defender, Mascherano says Super Eagles are ‘disorganized’

Argentina defender, Javier Mascherano, has said that Nigeria are capable of destabilizing them, when they meet at the 2018 World Cup. Mascherano stated this in an interview with the UK Guardian, while assessing their Group D opponents. This will be the third time Mascherano will be facing the Super Eagles at the World Cup. The defender-cum-midfielder 21

June 8, 2018 6:30 AM Eagles crash on FIFA rankingThe Sun News

Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup bound Super Eagles has dropped one spot to the 48 position in the latest world football governing body FIFA’s monthly ranking. With 618 points, the former African champions lag behind Argentina, Croatia and Iceland. On the continent, Nigeria is behind Tunisia (21), Senegal (27), Congo DR (38), Morocco (41), Egypt (45) and Ghana 21

June 7, 2018 8:44 PM Ronaldo cannot block Neymar’s move to Real Madrid – Marcelo

Real Madrid defender, Marcelo has said Neymar will play for the club one day and that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be able to block the transfer. Neymar has been linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu, while Ronaldo’s future is up in the air. Marcelo is keen to line up alongside his compatriot at Madrid and he told reporters at Brazil’s training camp: “Cristiano 33

June 7, 2018 11:23 AM 2018 World Cup: FIFA releases Nigeria’s latest ranking ahead of tournament

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped one place from 47th position to 48th in the latest FIFA world ranking ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The latest ranking was released on Thursday on the website of the football governing body. This could not be far from the fact that the three time African champions have lost three of their last five games. The Super 26

June 6, 2018 8:37 PM 2018 World Cup: Nigeria will be ‘trouble makers’ – Blatter

Former FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, has said that Nigeria will be ‘trouble makers’ at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Blatter, who left FIFA under controversial circumstances, took to his verified Twitter account, to list out the teams he considers as favourites to win the tournament. The Swiss picked Brazil, France, Germany and Spain (in alphabetical 25