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June 19, 2018 11:26 AM World Cup 2018: Okocha tips Mane to lead Senegal to victory against Poland

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha has backed Liverpool star, Sadio Mane to lead Senegal to victory when they take on Poland in their 2018 World Cup opening Group H game at Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday evening. Speaking on SuperSport, Okocha, who represented Nigeria at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 World Cup, said; “I expect Mane to do what he has been doing 15

June 19, 2018 9:50 AM 2018 World Cup: Babayaro blasts Super Eagles for paying more attention to fashion

Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games hero, Emmanuel Babayaro, has slammed the massive attention given to Nigeria’s kits at the Fifa World Cup. The Super Eagles’ jerseys have drawn more attention than any other at the tournament, sadly same cannot be said of their football. The Super Eagles stole the limelight with their Nike-designed wears – a reminiscent of the country’s 18

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 16

June 19, 2018 7:51 AM World Cup 2018: Iceland coach, Hallgrimsson reveals plan against Nigeria

The coach of Iceland, Heimir Hallgrimsson has revealed how his team with approach their match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Hallgrimsson said his team will “park the bus” against the Super Eagles in their second group game on Friday. Speaking with reporters, Hallgrimsson said, ”It is a must-win game for Nigeria, that makes it a little bit technical 16

June 18, 2018 6:45 PM Nigeria vs Croatia: Mandzukic shocked over penalty decision against Super Eagles

Croatia striker, Mario Mandzukic, has admitted that he was shocked that a penalty was awarded against Nigeria, in their 2-0 win last Saturday. Super Eagles’ defender, William Troost-Ekong, was adjuged to have fouled Manzukic inside the box. Luka Modric stepped up and sent Francis Uzoho the wrong way to make it 2-0, after Oghenekaro Etebo’s own goal had given 19

June 18, 2018 6:22 PM World Cup 2018: Mikel Obi’s Russian wife reacts to Super Eagles defeat to Croatia

Olga Diyachenko, the wife of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has reacted to Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. According to her, Mikel Obi played his best before he was taken off by coach Gernot Rohr late in the second half of the match last Saturday. Olga went on to console and encourage 22

June 18, 2018 12:00 PM World Cup 2018: Croatia striker sent home for refusing to play against Super Eagles

Croatia coach, Zlatko Dalic, has sent Nikola Kalinic home from the 2018 World Cup. Kalinic reportedly refused to come off the bench, during their 2-0 win over Nigeria last Saturday. The AC Milan player was left on the bench for the Croats’ Group D opener. It was the fourth successive international fixture where he had been left on the bench. But asked 23

June 17, 2018 4:04 PM World Cup 2018: Victor Moses reacts to Super Eagles 2-0 defeat

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses has reacted to the team’s 2-0 loss to Croatia in 2018 World Cup opening Group D match on Saturday night. The Eagles were downed 2-0 at the Kaliningrad Stadium by Luka Modric led Croats putting their qualification from the group stage in danger. Moses said Gernot Rohr’s men are disappointed with the outcome of the match 22

June 17, 2018 4:01 PM World Cup 2018: Rohr fires back as Okocha, criticizes 4-2-3-1 formation

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has insisted that playing a three-man defence against Croatia was not the best decision. Rohr was reacting to criticisms surrounding his choice of 4-2-3-1 formation for the 2-0 defeat to the Europeans in their Group D opener on Saturday night. However, Rohr has argued that they did not concede in open play, so the blame 24

June 17, 2018 1:00 PM World Cup 2018: Why Croatia beat Nigeria – Efan Ekoku

A former Super Eagles forward, Efan Ekoku has identified lack of urgency as the real cause of the team’s 2-0 loss to Croatia in their opening Group D game on Saturday in Kaliningrad. “However, the lack of urgency is particularly worrying for a WC opening game. It was evident against England at Wembley and is becoming a reoccurring theme.” Ekoku was a member 22