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June 20, 2018 2:48 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Referee for Super Eagles crucial Group D clash revealed

Referee Matthew Conger from New Zealand, will be the man in the middle, when Nigeria take on Iceland in a crucial Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup on Friday. Conger will be supported by his compatriot, Simon Lount as his first Assistant Referee (AR1) and Tevita Makasini from Tonga as his second assistant referee (AR2). Ricardo Montero from Costa 18

June 20, 2018 2:25 PM Police, Shiites clash in Kaduna over El-Zakzaky

Men of the Kaduna State Police Command, on Wednesday, engaged members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites in gun duel, in Kaduna, over continuous detention of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The Shiites, in their numbers, during a protest, took over the popular Ahmadu Bello Way, the commercial nerve centre of the state, carrying placards 19

June 20, 2018 7:58 AM Neymar blow for BrazilThe Sun News

Neymar walked out of Brazil training, on Tuesday, in serious discomfort due to pain in his right ankle. The Brazil striker was seen wincing and covered his face with a hand in distress, sparking fresh fears about his fitness. He will spend the rest of the day undergoing physiotherapy, the Brazilian Football Confederation said. Neymar recovered sufficiently 20

June 19, 2018 3:31 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Sigurdsson, Gudmundsson doubtful for Super Eagles clash

Iceland are sweating on the fitness of Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jóhann Bergs Guðmundsson, ahead of Friday’s Group D clash against Nigeria. Everton star, Sigurdsson, who missed the latter part of the English Premier League season last term due to a knee injury, did not train with his teammates on Tuesday morning. Instead, he was involved in a light exercise 21

June 19, 2018 1:31 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Rohr to drop Ighalo, start Iheanacho in crucial Group D clash

Barring any last minute change of mind, head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, will drop Odion Ighalo from the starting lineup in their next game against Iceland at the 2018 World Cup. OwnGoalNigeria reports that Rohr was impressed by Kelechi Iheanacho, who came on in the second half and added pace and movement in attack. Ighalo played for 75 minutes 20

June 19, 2018 8:29 AM World Cup 2018: Mikel Obi a bad number 10 for Super Eagles – Mourinho

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has disclosed that Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi is a bad number 10. Mourinho stated this following Nigeria’s 2-0 loss to Croatia in their opening Group D 2018 World Cup clash on Saturday. The Portuguese gaffer, who signed Mikel for Chelsea in 2006 and converted him from an attacking midfielder to a defensive 20

June 18, 2018 9:38 AM World Cup 2018: Senegal suffer major injury blow ahead of Poland clash

Senegal defender, Saliou Ciss has been ruled out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and will be replaced by Adama Mbengue, the Senegal Football Federation said on Sunday. The left back, who plays club football at Valenciennes in France’s Ligue 2, suffered an ankle injury in last month’s friendly against Luxembourg. Mbengue arrived on Sunday, having been on standby 27

June 17, 2018 8:22 AM Nigeria vs Croatia: Arsenal reacts to Super Eagles defeat in World Cup opener

English Premier League side Arsenal have reacted to Super Eagles’ loss to Croatia in their World Cup Group D clash at the Kaliningrad Stadium Russia on Saturday. The Gunners had announced that they will be rooting for the Super Eagles and one of their own, Alex Iwobi. However, the Super Eagles suffered a 2 – 0 defeat in the hands of Vatreni of Croatia 26

June 16, 2018 11:57 AM Croatia vs Nigeria: Arsenal back Super Eagles to beat Croats

English Premier League side, Arsenal have backed the Super Eagles to beat Croatia in their World Cup Group D clash at the Kaliningrad Stadium Russia today. The Gunners have made it clear that they will be rooting for the Super Eagles on the biggest stage as one of their own, Alex Iwobi, plays for the West Africans. Iwobi was undoubtedly Super Eagles’ 21

June 16, 2018 6:56 AM World Cup 2018: Argentina vs Iceland: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

Argentina will on Saturday afternoon clash with Iceland at the Spartak Stadium in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The La Albiceleste and Iceland have never met before in FIFA competition. Argentina is in Group D of the tournament alongside Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria. Jorge Sampaoli’s men head into this clash after winning 3 and losing 2 of their last five games 25