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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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World Cup: Mobi Oparaku Gives Rohr Key To Beat Argentina, Iceland

As Nigeria continue to lament the 0-2 loss to the Vatreni of Croatia, former Super Eagles defender, Mobi Oparaku, has revealed what the team can do to ensure qualification from Group D. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles failed to win or draw their opening encounter with Croats, thereby joining fellow Africans, Egypt and Morocco ...

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I Studied Messi To Deny Him Scoring Chances, Says Iceland Keeper

Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson revealed Saturday how he worked on psyching out Argentine superstar Lionel Messi to make a penalty save that sealed a 1-1 draw with the footballing superpower. Halldorsson was the hero when he palmed away Messi’s spot kick in the 63rd minute, correctly gambling that the Barcelona talisman would shoot to his right. The man-of-the-match described the ...

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Super Eagles On A Tight Rope After Losing To Croatia

Nigeria had an unimpressive start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign on Saturday in Kaliningrad with a 0-2 loss to Croatia. They now have the Kilmanjaro to climb to qualify for the knockout stage, having dropped to the bottom of Group D and facing next hard-fighting Iceland and later wounded Argentina. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the ...

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World Cup Result Update

In group D of the ongoing World Cup tournament in Russia, Iceland managed to hold Argentina to 1 – 1 draw. The match just ended. Nigeria and Croatia game is on now. Other result: Denmark 1, Peru 0. Details later…    

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World Cup: Lagos Residents Hail Creation Of Six Viewing Centres

…govt provides insurance cover, adequate safety, medicals for viewers Residents of Lagos State on Saturday commended the State Government’s decision to set up six viewing centres across the State to enable them to watch the ongoing World Cup matches in Russia. The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, had last month promised to set up viewing centres in key locations that ...

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