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April 16, 2018 3:52 PM 2018 World Cup: Pele backs Neymar to win tournament for Brazil in Russia

Football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, also known as Pelé, has backed Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar to inspire Brazil to win 2018 World Cup in Russia. Pele believes Neymar, who missed Brazil’s 7-1 traumatic defeat to Germany four years ago on home soil due to injury, will see this year’s World Cup in Russia as a second opportunity for him to lift the trophy 23

April 14, 2018 6:46 AM Fani-Kayode warns that World War 3 will happen soon

Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has warned that World War 3 is imminent. Fani-Kayode was reacting to news that the United States has launched a joint military strike with the UK and France against Syria. “The carnage begins! The Americans, British and French finally launch air strikes on Syria. “It is clear to me that we are one step closer 22

April 14, 2018 2:58 AM Nigeria, beware of Mario Mandzukic!

talk football today. The game that is like no other. The game that mirrors and reflects life. The game that is so beautiful yet so cruel. The game which pastors use to preach. The game from which we learn management lessons about team-building, leadership, goal setting and winning. The game that Nigerians love and worship like religion. The Beautiful 21

April 13, 2018 6:15 AM Europa League: What Mustafi told Arsenal teammates about Barcelona before 2-2 draw with CSKA

Shkodran Mustafi warned his Arsenal teammates against Barcelona’s mistake before they faced CSKA Moscow in Russia. BT Sport quoted Mustafi as saying, “There’s an advantage when you win 4-1 at home but still, everyone who watched [Barcelona lose to Roma] knows that if you don’t take it seriously and if you think that you are safe, it can happen that you concede 28

April 12, 2018 9:21 PM Europa League: Arsenal hold off CSKA Moscow, Atletico qualify for semi-finals

Arsenal are through to the last four of the Europa League, after they held CSKA Moscow to a 2-2 draw on Thursday night. The Gunners went into the second leg of their quarter-final clash with a comfortable 4-1 lead. However, they failed to extend their advantage early on in Russia, as the hosts took a two-goal lead. Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin both finished 22

April 12, 2018 6:28 PM 2018 World Cup: Why I will bribe Super Eagles players because of Messi – Leon Balogun

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, has said that facing Lionel Messi at the 2018 World Cup, could be one of his career highlights. The Mainz defender also admitted he would probably bribe his team-mates, so he can get the Argentine’s shirt. Balogun is most likely to be one half of Nigeria’s central defence partnership in Russia alongside William Troost-Ekong 24

April 12, 2018 7:11 AM CSKA Moscow vs Arsenal: Wenger leaves Xhaka out of Europa League tie

Arsenal will be without Granit Xhaka, for their Europa League quarterfinal second-leg clash with CSKA Moscow in Russia on Thursday. The Switzerland midfielder has been left at home, as he is down with flu. Xhaka had started the first leg last week, which the Gunners won 4-1 at the Emirates, as well as both games of the round-of-16 tie against AC Milan 22

April 12, 2018 5:49 AM Trump set to order attack on Syria, tells Russia to “get ready”

United States President, Donald Trump has said Russia should “get ready” for missiles to be fired at its ally, Syria. His warning was in response to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus on Saturday. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and “smart!” “You shouldn’t 23

April 10, 2018 6:10 PM 2018 World Cup: Amuneke tells Rohr what Super Eagles need

Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke, has told head coach of the national team, Gernot Rohr, to look for a back-up striker to Odion Ighalo ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ighalo failed to score in the Super Eagles’ last two matches during the international break against Poland and Serbia. “If you say they should play in that role as a striker 24

March 31, 2018 6:49 AM 2018 World Cup: Jordon Ibe claims Rohr wants him to play for Super Eagles

Bournemouth winger, Jordon Ibe, claims he has received an offer from the head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, to play at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, a source close to the player told Ibe, 22, rejected the chance to switch allegiance to Nigeria in 2015, while Sunday Oliseh was still in charge. That was two seasons ago, when he broke 23