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2018 World Cup

Benjamin Pavard Wins World Cup 2018 Best Goal

Benjamin Pavard’s stunning strike in France’s World Cup last-16 victory over Argentina has been voted the best goal of the tournament in Russia. The defender, who showed superb technique to fire into the top corner, received the most votes cast by three million fans…

25th July 2018

World Cup: Russia Pussy Riot Protesters Jailed Over Pitch Demonstration

Four members of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot have been jailed for 15 days for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch. They were accused of violating the rules for spectators at sporting events and wearing police uniforms illegally.…

17th July 2018

World Cup: Croatia Knock Out Host Russia On Penalties

Russia’s remarkable World Cup run ended in a heart-breaking quarter-final defeat on penalties as Croatia bounced back from a late extra-time equaliser to set up a last-four meeting with England. Defender Mario Fernandes, who had brought his side level through a header in the…

8th July 2018

Senegal Out of World Cup On Fair Play Rules

Yerry Mina’s second-half header sent Colombia into a potential last-16 tie with England at the World Cup at the expense of Senegal, who lost out to Japan having received more yellow cards. Senegal spent the final 20 minutes pushing for an equaliser which would…

28th June 2018

Sweden Beats Mexico 3-0 To Reach Last 16

Sweden propelled themselves into the World Cup knockout stage with a handsome victory over Mexico that qualified them as Group F winners and condemned Germany to early elimination. Mexico, undone on the counter attack and from the penalty spot before conceding an own goal,…

27th June 2018

Defending Champion Germany Knocked Out of 2018 World Cup

Defending champions Germany have been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup after losing to South Korea in Kazan. Kim Young-gwon’s 92nd-minute goal, awarded after a video assistant referee decision, left four-time winners Germany on the brink of elimination. Then six minutes into stoppage time,…

27th June 2018

Nigeria vs Argentina – Super Eagles Starting XI Revealed

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has announced his starting lineup for the team’s crucial World Cup match against the Albiceleste of Argentina on Tuesday. The German has decided to stick with the same 3-5-2 formation that was used against Iceland last Friday. There are…

26th June 2018

Russia 5 – 0 Saudi Arabia: Host Starts World Cup With A Big Win

The 2018 World Cup opened in spectacular fashion as Russia defied their recent poor form to smash five past Saudi Arabia and record the biggest win by the host nation in the opening game of a World Cup since 1934. Stanislav Cherchesov’s team had…

14th June 2018

Photos: Super Eagles Locker Room in Russia Customized in Pidgin English

The Super Eagles squad are already in Russia for the 2018 World Cup tournament which kicks off tomorrow, and they are staying at the Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel. Thier locker room was customized in Pidgin-English slogan. “Eagles don land! See more photos below: Loading...…

13th June 2018

Nigeria Super Eagles FIFA Ranking Drops Ahead of 2018 World Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped a point from last month’s 47th position to 48 place in the world, and from sixth to seventh in the continent, in the latest FIFA rankings. The statement on FIFA’s website today said the recent flurry of…

7th June 2018

Oxlade Chamberlain Ruled Out of 2018 World Cup

England midfielder, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, has suffered a “knee ligament injury” that will end his season with Liverpool and rule him out of this year’s World Cup. Oxlade-Chamberlain was stretchered off early in the first half of Liverpool’s 5-2 win over Roma in their Champions…

25th April 2018

Russia 2018 World Cup – Lionel Messi Blasts Nigeria Super Eagles

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has disclosed major problem of the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their group game in the 2018 World in Russia. Messi described the senior national team of Nigeria as inconsistent in terms of how they approach games. The Barcelona…

15th December 2017