Tag: FIfa World Cup

1,863 Nigerians vanish in Russia, girls turned prostitutes

admin- March 6, 2019

An estimated 1,863 Nigerians who came to Russia last year for the FIFA World Cup are still on the loose in the country, more than ... Read More

Morocco Loses Again In Bid To Host FIFA World Cup

Abdul Jimoh- June 13, 2018

  North African nation Morocco on Wednesday in Moscow failed in its bid to host the FIFA World Cup, losing the 2026 edition to the ... Read More

World Cup: Putin bans protests, alcohol, barbecue

admin- June 8, 2018

President Putin: imposes draconian measures to make Russia safe during FIFA World Cup Keen to prevent a repeat of ugly scenes from previous tournaments, authorities ... Read More

Russia 2018 World Cup: FG Directs NAPTIP to Screen Contingents

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2018

The Federal Government has mandated the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), to carry out a comprehensive screening of all members ... Read More

Shocker! Man City Star Leroy Sane Will Not be Part of Germany World Cup Squad

Henry Solomon- June 4, 2018

The English Premier League Champions Manchester City winger Leroy Sane will not feature in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. This came as a shocker as ... Read More

Super Eagles, Three Lions of England Friendly: What is at Stake

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2018

Nigeria and England go toe-to-toe in what promises to be a thrilling Russia 2018 preparatory game for both teams at the Wembley Stadium in London on ... Read More

Full House as Moses Joins Super Eagles Camp in London

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2018

Chelsea FC star Victor Moses on Thursday joined his Super Eagles teammates in their London camp ahead of their pre-World Cup friendly against England at ... Read More

Buhari to Super Eagles: Bring The World Cup Home

Abdul Jimoh- May 30, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received the Super Eagles at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and challenged them to play fair and clean football at the ... Read More

African teams at 2018 World Cup to receive $2m advance

inno.korie- April 30, 2018

The five African qualified teams for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will each receive an advance of two million dollars of their prize money ... Read More

Mikel Says Super Eagles Set for England Friendly Ahead of FIFA World Cup

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

Midfielder Mikel Obi says the Super Eagles will be at their best for the prestige international friendly match against England at Wembley Stadium in London ... Read More

6,000 volunteers to work in Moscow during FIFA world cup – official

inno.korie- April 3, 2018

A total of 6,000 volunteers will work in Moscow during the upcoming FIFA World Cup, set to be held across Russia from June 14 to ... Read More

PSG say Neymar to undergo surgery in Brazil

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2018

Paris St Germain (PSG) forward Neymar will undergo surgery in Brazil this week after he suffered a fractured metatarsal and a sprained ankle, the French ... Read More

World Cup Russia 2018: Mikel, Iwobi, Other Teammates React to Super Eagles’ New Kit

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2018

Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi and teammate Alex Iwobi have reacted to the new Super Eagles World Cup kit designed by sportswear company Nike. In ... Read More

#FIFAWorldCup 2018 Tickets Sales Marks Impressive Figures at the Closing of Current Window

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2018

4,905,169 tickets had been requested by fans from all over the world before the random selection draw sales period concluded at 12:00 Moscow time on ... Read More

Ahead of Russia 2018: Dalung Promises Upfront Payment of Allowances to Super Eagles

Henry Solomon- February 3, 2018

Super Eagles players and officials would be paid their camping allowances upfront for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Minister of Youth and Sports Development ... Read More

#Russia2018Draw: The 32 Teams in Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

Tanimu- December 1, 2017

Excitement is building for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, with all 32 teams now confirmed for the next edition of football’s showpiece event. As ... Read More

Okala Says Super Eagles Will Spring Surprises At 2018 World Cup

Abdul Jimoh- October 9, 2017

Former Green Eagles goalkeeper Emmanuel Okala on Monday said he was confident the Super Eagles players would spring surprises at the 2018 FIFA World Cup ... Read More

Super Eagles In Camp: Plotting The Downfall Of Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions

Henry Solomon- August 29, 2017

Super Eagles of Nigeria, the current table –toppers of Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race are confident of overhauling Cameroon’s Indomitable ... Read More

Rohr Vows Super Eagles Will Be In Russia 2018 For Carl Ikeme

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2017

Nigeria's National Team technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has vowed that the Super Eagles will qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup, owing it to Carl ... Read More