Tag: World Cup

Qatar 2022 W/Cup qualifiers: Super Eagles face giant killers Cape Verde, others

Abdul Jimoh- January 21, 2020

The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group C alongside giant killers Cape Verde, Central Africa Republic and Liberia for the Qatar 2022 World Cup ... Read More

Golden Eaglets Begin Camping in Abuja Ahead of Brazil 2019

Henry Solomon- August 14, 2019

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Tuesday began their camping programme in Abuja for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to ... Read More

Make NFF a Modern Football House, Balogun Urges Pinnick

Henry Solomon- September 25, 2018

A sports Analyst, Tayo Balogun, has advised Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to run the outfit as a modern day football ... Read More

NFF Crisis: Dalung Sets Up Round-table to Find Lasting Solution

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday, said football stakeholders in the country must now find a lasting solution to the ... Read More

NFF Mandates Mohammed Sanusi to Step Aside, Postpones League Resumption

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2018

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Chris Giwa, suspended Dr. Mohammed Sanusi as General Secretary, following corruption allegation leveled against ... Read More

FG to Send Plane to Repatriate Scammed Nigerians in Russia

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2018

The Nigerian government will send a plane to repatriate the 200 defrauded Nigerian citizens currently stranded in Russia. Steve Ugbah, Nigerian ambassador to Russia who ... Read More

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

CAF Handed Life Ban on Russia 2018 World Cup Bound Referee

Tanimu- July 9, 2018

In a sting operation by the Ghanian undercover journalist expose over 100 African referees involve in cash for a win in soccer matches. The Kenyan ... Read More

World Cup: France, Brazil, Uruguay, Belgium battle for semi-final spots

admin- July 6, 2018

Hitmen for Uruguay and France in World Cup. L-R: Cavani, Suarez, Pogba nd Mbappe The World Cup bursts back into life on Friday as tournament ... 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

FIFA Gets World Cup International Broadcast Centre

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2018

The International Broadcast Centre (IBC) was officially inaugurated on Friday in Moscow with a ceremony attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and several high-profile local ... 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

Uruguay Makes Case For Defence Despite Attacking Riches

Abdul Jimoh- June 26, 2018

With an attack spearheaded by Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, Uruguay were expected to thrill at the World Cup. But yet after three straight clean ... Read More

World Cup: Saraki, others to cheer Eagles against Iceland

admin- June 21, 2018

By Olanrewaju Akojede In a bid to cheer the Super Eagles to victory, some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the team’s Group ... Read More

P-Square’s Paul Blasts Nigerians for Criticising Super Eagles After Croatia Defeat

Tanimu- June 19, 2018

International award winning Nigerian musician, Paul Nonso twin brother of Peter of P-Square took to his Facebook account to blast Nigerian fans for calling Super ... 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