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July, 2018

  • 25 July

    Pavard’s Strike Voted Best 2018 World Cup Goal

    France defender Benjamin Pavard’s superb volley has been voted ahead of Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa’s strike and 16 other nominated goals for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Hyundai Goal of the Tournament. FIFA made the announcement on their official website on Wednesday. Musa’s second goal against Iceland where he …

  • 9 July

    Fans Haul Missiles At Brazil’s Team Bus After World Cup Disappointment

    Fans of the Brazilian football team on Sunday hauled different objects at the team’s bus as they arrived the country after a disappointing World Cup outing in Russia. The fans, who had high hopes of the team lifting the trophy, were devastated as the Selecao crashed out in the quarter-final …

June, 2018

  • 26 June

    Rojo’s Late Goal Sends Eagles Out Of Russia 2018

    Argentina defender Marcos Rojo scored a late goal to send the Super Eagles crashing out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. A lacklustre Argentina were on the verge of an embarrassing exit, before Manchester United defender Rojo surged into the area to place Gabriel Mercado’s cross into the bottom …

  • 18 June

    Russia 2018: FG Increases Super Eagles’ Win Bonus

    AFCON: Eagles Need Encouragement, Not Rebuke - Owolabi

    The Federal Government has increased the Super Eagles’ win bonus by $5000. The decision follows the side’s 2-0 loss to Croatia on Saturday. The increment represents a 50% rise from the initial $10,000 earlier promised. Making the announcement of the winning bonus known, the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung said: …

  • 13 June

    Mystic Marcus Predicts Nigeria Will Reach World Cup Semifinal

    Mystic Marcus, a psychic pig that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory at the polls, has picked Nigeria to qualify for the semifinals of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Marcus, who lives on a farm in Heage, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, picked the Nigerian flag, the Uruguayan flag, Argentinian and Belgian flags …

  • 9 June

    What Fans Think Of Super Eagles’ Chances At Russia 2018 (Video)

    Fans of the Nigerian Super Eagles have expressed divergent views on the chances of the team at the forthcoming Russia 2018 World Cup. Many doubt the team can make any impact judging by their appalling performances in friendly matches. The Eagles won one and lost three and drew one out …

  • 9 June

    Masturbation Key To Success At Russia 2018, Rui Patricio’s Wife Says

    Dr. Vera Ribeiro, wife of Portugal’s goalkeeper, Rui Patricio, has urged her husband and his teammates to masturbate to help them win the World Cup. Ribeiro, who is a sex therapist, believes her country has a higher chance of winning the tournament in Russia if the players can practice a …

May, 2018

  • 23 May

    25 Eagles Train Ahead Of Russia 2018 (Photos)

    Twenty-five Super Eagles players have trained at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital on Wednesday, the team has said. The players held an open training session on the practice pitch of the stadium in the morning. The players in camp are: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Daniel Akpeyi, …

  • 22 May

    Russia 2018: Kane Named England Captain

    Striker Harry Kane will captain England at next month’s World Cup finals in Russia, the Football Association said on Tuesday. The announcement was made in a video published on Twitter. England manager Gareth Southgate told the England squad that: “Harry has some outstanding personal qualities,” during a meeting at St …

  • 22 May

    Russia 2018: Seven Eagles Arrive Camp

    Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp. Information on Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF’s) official Twitter handle announced that Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi was the latest player to hit the camp. He joined vice-captain Ogenyi …

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