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Mohamed Salah Starts In Bid To Rescue His Side’s Group A Hopes

All eyes are on Liverpool and  Egypt star Mohamed Salah who is fit to start for his country in their make-or-break clash against hosts Russia in St Petersburg. The rapid forward is yet to play a game since he left the pitch in the Champions League final with a shoulder injury last month. Daily Mail reports that Egypt will need their talisman fit ...

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Super Eagles Can Still Move To Next Round—Pinnick

The President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, on Monday said that the Super Eagles still had chance to progress to the knockout stage of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. A statement by NFF Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire quoted Pinnick as saying that in spite of the Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia, the team could still make something ...

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England’s Harry Kane Inflicts Pain On Tunisia

Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday. Gareth Southgate’s men almost paid a heavy price for missing a slew of first-half chances when Tunisia’s Ferjani Sassi slotted home a softly-awarded penalty 20 minutes ...

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Fortify Midfield, Defence, Coach Abara Tells Rohr

Coach Hamza Abara, Acting Head Coach of Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna, has advised Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, to fortify the clubs midfield and defence. Abara, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Minna lamented the 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the ongoing World ...

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All Eyes On Neymar As Brazil Face Switzerland

Costa Rica tackle Serbia, Germany face Mexico Brazil star and world’s most expensive player, Neymar will make his World Cup bow on Sunday as the five-time champions kick off quest for redemption while holders Germany launch their bid for back-to-back titles. Four years after injury cut short his World Cup, before Brazil suffered a humiliating 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany, ...

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Super Eagles World Cup Performance In Review

The Super Eagles of Nigeria started their campaign in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia with a 0-2 defeat against the Vatreni of Croatia, which has dampened the expectations of fans who had expected the team to soar. In a match that the national team was expected to take by the scruff of the neck, the Mikel Obi-captained team ...

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