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June 22, 2018 7:05 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: How PDP reacted to Super Eagles’ win

The People Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the Super Eagles over 2-0 win win against Iceland in their Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup. Ahmed Musa scored both goals for the Super Eagles as they claimed their first win at the tournament in Russia. They will now face Argentina on Tuesday, hoping to book a place in the knockout rounds 19

June 22, 2018 2:16 PM Argentina v Croatia: Diego Simeone blasts Messi, gives reasons Ronaldo is better than Barcelona star

Diego Simeone has hit out at Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, accusing the player of failing to raise his game in the two games the South Americans have played in the 2018 World Cup. Simeone said that despite the fact that Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo does not have the caliber of players Messi has around him, he (Ronaldo) has been able to lift an average 19

June 22, 2018 9:18 AM World Cup 2018: What Nigeria must do to beat Iceland – Amuneke

Former Nigerian international, Emmanuel Amuneke has advised Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr and the team to change their style of play when they take on Iceland in Friday’s World Cup 2018 match. He warned that a poor performance at the 45,000- capacity Volgograd Arena may end Nigeria’s participation at the tournament. “The players should know it is a must-win 18

June 22, 2018 8:27 AM Nigeria vs Iceland: Shorunmu reveals what Super Eagles must do, gives Uzoho verdict

Former Nigeria’s goalkeeper and trainer, Ike Shorunmu has advised the Super Eagles to be more tactically organised when they play Iceland on Friday. He urged them to be aggressive right from the start to pick all three points. “Eagles need to go all out and give everything they have to win Iceland. They should understand that good tactical approach and resilience 17

June 21, 2018 1:19 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Rohr speaks on dropping Onazi as Super Eagles vice-captain

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has finally addressed rumours claiming that he has dropped Onazi Ogenyi, as the vice-captain of the team. The speculations arose after Onazi allegedly had a fight with captain, John Mikel Obi, just before the start of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Rohr who is yet to use the Trabzonspor 21

June 21, 2018 12:51 PM Argentina vs Croatia: It’ll be the easiest game for us – Dalic

Dalic’s side top the group after a 2-0 win over Nigeria, while favourites Argentina could only draw 1-1 with debutants​,​ Iceland. “I infinitely and endlessly believe in my team,” Dalic said on FIFA.com. “We will have to play well if we want to win, as always some luck will be needed as well. “We have to show our quality and this is a real test for this generation 18

June 21, 2018 10:27 AM World Cup 2018: Nigeria vs Iceland: Wilfred Ndidi speaks tough, says Super Eagles ready to die

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has stated that Gernot Rohr’s men are ready to die when they face Iceland in their second Group D match of the 2018 World Cup on Friday. The Eagles head into the clash after losing 2-0 to Croatia in their first game last weekend, while the Iceland team played a 1-1 draw with Argentina last Saturday. But Ndidi said the three 18

June 21, 2018 10:24 AM 2018 World Cup: Diego Costa gets angry, attacks journalists after Spain’s 1-0 win over Iran

Spain striker, Diego Costa was angry and attacked journalists by calling them “silly” when asked about his physical style of play in their 1-0 victory over Iran on Wednesday evening. The Atletico Madrid striker netted his third goal of the tournament, albeit in fortuitous circumstances, to edge Spain past a stubborn Iran side. The former Chelsea striker 22

June 21, 2018 8:53 AM Nigeria v Iceland: Super Eagles starting X1 revealed

Gernot Rohr has made three changes to the starting line-up for Super Eagles next game in the World Cup against Iceland on Friday. The German has decided to drop three players from the squad that lost 2-0 to Croatia on Saturday, Owngoal is reporting. The coach did not, however, make wholesome changes and has kept the core of the team once again on Friday 16

June 20, 2018 8:25 AM Nigeria vs Iceland: Super Eagles to arrive in Volgograd on Thursday

Players and coaches of the Super Eagles, are expected to arrive in Volgograd, Russia on Thursday, June 21, ahead of their second Group D match against Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. The Nigerian team returned to their team base camp in Essentuki on Sunday, after losing their first match 2-0 to Croatia in Kaliningrad. Iceland and Argentina 25