Tag: Russia 2018

Analysis Croatia v England: With Historical Perspectives

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2018

This is a FIFA World Cup semi-final decades in the making. Both sides have waited patiently for their turn, each experiencing heartbreak in prior editions ... Read More

A Fight to the Finish as Belgium Cameback to beat Japan Samurai

Henry Solomon- July 3, 2018

Belgium’s team of stars demonstrated their strength of character by coming back from two goals down to claim victory over Japan in a wild game ... Read More

South Korean Players May be Forced to Complete Military Service after World Cup

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2018

Despite South Korea win and eventual exit of defending Champions Germany in the Russia 2018 World Cup, the Korean players may face a likely " ... Read More

Argentina, a Bridge Too Long for Super Eagles to Cross

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2018

In a match of contrasting styles that lived up to its billing, the Lionel Messi-captained La Albiceleste of Argentina fought tooth and nail to edge ... Read More

Nigerian Celebrities in Russia for Nigeria-Argentina Clash

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2018

Several Nigerian celebrities including musicians Banky Wellington, Timi Dakolo and Oritsefemi are currently in St. Petersburg, Russia ahead of the Nigeria-Argentina game scheduled for Tuesday ... Read More

Fourth Loss for Africa, as England kick Off Campaign with Hard-Fought Victory Over Tunisia

Henry Solomon- June 19, 2018

England snatched victory in the dying moments of their opening fixture against Tunisia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the Volgograd Arena. Tunisia ... Read More

Mexico Casts The Defending Champions Curse on Germany

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

Mexico is said to have cast the "curse of defending champions" on Germany as it were with Spain in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. ... Read More

Super Eagles Disappoint Fans Against Croatia, Nigerians Still Optimistic

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

No shots on target, one goal. The statistics at half-time during Croatia's meeting with Nigeria reflected an opening 45 minutes shaded by the Balkan side ... Read More

Pogba Earns France 2-1 a Victory as VAR Technology Plays Part

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2018

Paul Pogba scored a late goal to earn France a hard-fought 2-1 win against Australia in their opening World Cup Group C game on Saturday. ... Read More

#PORESP Ronaldo Leads Portugal to a 3-3 Draw Against Spain

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo was Portugal’s saviour once again as he scored a hat-trick to secure a draw against Spain. It was the Real Madrid man’s highest ... Read More

Super Eagles Express Confidence Despite Egypt, Morocco Losses

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2018

Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr and captain Mikel Obi say the team is capable of delivering on its promise on Saturday against Vatreni of ... Read More

Morocco Fail to Grab a Point as Iran Snatch Late Win

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2018

For the second time on Friday, a last-minute goal has transformed the state of a group at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, and cut ... Read More

Late Goal Gives Uruguay a Narrow Win Over Egypt

Henry Solomon- June 15, 2018

Uruguay were made to work overtime before finally edging a late 1-0 win over Egypt in their opening Group A contest in Ekaterinburg. Defender Jose ... Read More

World Cup Russia 2018: FIFA Unveils Referees for Friday Matches

Henry Solomon- June 13, 2018

The referees’ appointment arm of world football governing body FIFA at the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Wednesday released names of officials for matches ... 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

Salah makes Egypt’s World Cup final squad, despite injury

inno.korie- June 4, 2018

Liverpool’s forward, Mohamed Salah has been named in the Pharaohs final world cup squad as released on Egypt’s national football team twitter handle @pharaohs on ... 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

Match Report: England vs Nigeria 2 – 1 June 02 2018 World Cup Friendlies

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 3, 2018

Nigeria's World Cup Preparation continued with a loss to the English squad at Wembley. Chelsea defender Gary Cahill celebrated his return to England's squad and ... 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