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  • Udeze, Allen, hail Super Eagles’ remarkable 4-2 victory over Albiceleste
    More football stakeholders on Wednesday hailed the remarkable performance of the Super Eagles, after their hard-earned victory over the Albiceleste of Argentina in the international friendly match at Krasnodar, Russia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN
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  • ACCW: First Bank BC records third consecutive victory
    Plays defending champions, Inter Club in last group game today First Bank BC continued their beautiful run with another comfortable 54-43 win over GSP of Algeria at the FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women in Luanda, Angola. The drama-filled matched s
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  • Aguero now better after collapsing at halftime against Nigeria, Argentine FA says
    Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, who collapsed in the dressing room at halftime before they lost 4-2 to fellow World Cup qualifiers Nigeria after taking a two-goal lead, has now recovered. The Argentine Football Federation (AFA) said in a statement t
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  • Morocco U-20 girls arrive Nigeria today

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  • UK Sport Minister Wants England FA to Hire Eniola Aluko
    If the Football Association hires Rniola Aluko she will be a great assest, said Tracey Crouch the Sport Minister. The Football Association should accept England forward Eniola Aluko’s offer to help with its reforms, the sports minister added. Manag
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  • Aguero Rushed to Hospital, Collapsed During Nigeria, Argentina Clash
    Sergio Aguero fainted during half-time and was taken to hospital as Nigeria stunned Argentina in a friendly on Tuesday. The Manchester City striker fell ill in the changing room. He was replaced by Dario Benedetto. Aguero had earlier scored to put
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  • Eagles can spring a surprise in Moscow
    Few minutes after the match between Nigeria and Argentina took the centre stage in Krasnodar, Russia, reactions poured in especially when it looked like the Eagles were not getting their rhythm. And with a two goals down it was as if the sing song
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  • President Buhari Doles Out N17.5m To D’Tigress
    President Muhammadu Buhari has redeemed his promise to reward the 2017 Afrobasket winning women’s team, D’Tigress of Nigeria. Each player got N1,000,000 (One million Naira) while 5 Coaching crew members got N500,000 (Five hundred thousand N
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  • Nigeria Open gets 29.35m viewership globally
    The 2017 ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open has received commendations from the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) as over 29.35m viewers watched the five-day tournament globally. With this development, the Nigeria Open remains the ITTF Challenge
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  • Russia 2018: River taxis set to sail
    River taxis have been introduce along Moscow River ahead of the forth coming world cup. Tickets for ride in the taxis is expected to go for 500 rubles about N2950 No fewer than ten river shuttles will start traveling along the Moscow River ahead o
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Channelstv » Sports

  • Ventura Defends Record Despite Italy Flop
    Gian Piero Ventura defended “one of the best records in 40 years” on Wednesday as he refused to resign as Italy coach despite failing to lead the four-time champions to the World Cup finals. “I lost only two games in two years,” Ventura told
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  • Australia Beat Honduras To Qualify For 2018 World Cup
    Captain Mile Jedinak scored two penalties and forced an own goal as Australia swept into next year’s World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 aggregate playoff victory over Honduras in Sydney on Wednesday. The Aston Villa midfielder’s free-kick went in off
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  • Rohr Asks Eagles To Stay Humble After Argentina Triumph
    Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr is happy with the resounding victory over Argentina but wants the players to stay humble. He believes beating Argentina does not make Nigeria favourite to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Rohr said, “It’s good v
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  • Wilmots Parts Ways With Ivory Coast
    Belgian coach Marc Wilmots parted ways with Ivory Coast on Wednesday after failing to help the West African country to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Ivory Coast lost their decisive World Cup match 2-0 to Morocco on Saturday, leading
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  • Khedira Hails Plucky Germany After France Draw
    Sami Khedira said world champions Germany proved their never-say-die spirit as Lars Stindl’s last-gasp equaliser preserved their 21-match unbeaten run in Tuesday’s 2-2 friendly draw against France. A first international double by Alexandre Lacaze
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  • Ireland Will Bounce Back From Denmark Defeat – O’Neill
    Martin O’Neill has vowed that the Republic of Ireland will bounce back from the worst defeat of his four-year reign when they begin their quest to reach a third European Championship finals in a row. After holding Denmark scoreless last Saturday, I
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  • Ex-Argentine Football Official Commits Suicide – Report
    A former Argentine football official committed suicide Tuesday, the same day he was accused of bribe-taking in the FIFA corruption trial that opened in New York this week, Argentine media reported. Jorge Delhon threw himself under a train in a Buenos
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  • Nigeria’s Stunning Victory Over Argentina In Pictures
    Nigeria overturned a two-goal deficit today to stun Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia. Ever Banega and Sergio Aguero gave the Argentines the lead in what was beginning to look like an easy game for Sampaoli’s men. A
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  • Aguero Hospitalised After Fainting – Report
    Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero was rushed to a local hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted in Argentina’s dressing room during half-time of Tuesday’s friendly with Nigeria, local media reported. Aguero, who scored the winner in Argenti
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  • Iheanacho, Iwobi Fire Nigeria To Victory Over Star-Studded Argentina
    Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday. Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero f
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FIfa

  • Jedinak sends Socceroos to Russia
    Mile Jedinak was the unlikely goal hero as Australia claimed the 31st ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a 3-1 win over Honduras.
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  • Eriksen: It's an incredible feeling
    Christian Eriksen has spoken about his evolution as a player after his stunning hat-trick fired his nation to their fifth FIFA World Cup on Tuesday.
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  • History in the offing as final ticket goes up for grabs
    FIFA.com previews the intercontinental play-off between Peru and New Zealand as the final spot in the 32-nation Russia 2018 field goes on the line.
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  • Eriksen hat-trick leads Denmark to Russia 2018
    Denmark secured Europe’s final qualification spot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a 5-1 victory away to Republic of Ireland on Tuesday evening for a 5-1 aggregate result.
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  • GORILLA named UK's Esports Player of the Year
    FIFA Interactive World Cup champion Spencer ‘GORILLA’ Ealing has been crowned the UK's Esports Player of the Year at the annual Esports Industry Awards.
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  • Positive inspection tour carried out in Brittany
    Another significant step towards the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 was taken last week: between 7 e 10 November, a FIFA delegation carried out a preliminary inspection in Brittany, where the competition will be held from 5 a 24 Augus
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  • Swede dreams for Andersson’s play-off heroes
    Joy abounded in the Sweden camp as Janne Andersson’s side pulled off the first major shock of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ play-offs last night.
    - 1 giorni fa 14 Nov 17, 9:21sono -
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket sales resume on FIFA.com – 622,117 allocated
    With the thrilling race to secure the last berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ about to conclude, ticket sales for the world’s biggest single-sport event will resume on 16 November 2017, 12:00 Moscow time (10:00 Central European Time), on FIFA.co
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  • Final hurdle awaits Australia, Honduras
    After two gruelling years of qualifying competition, it all comes down to 90 minutes for Australia and Honduras as they seek a ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
    - 1 giorni fa 14 Nov 17, 6:57sono -
  • Tearful farewell for World Cup legend Buffon
    FIFA World Cup™ winner Gianluigi Buffon had been within touching distance of history but ultimately his Italy side fell just short of winning a ticket to Russia 2018.
    - 1 giorni fa 14 Nov 17, 5:37sono -
  • Sweden stun Italy to book World Cup return
    For the first time since 1958, Italy will not be going to the FIFA World Cup™. Sweden held on to force a goalless draw in the second leg at the San Siro to defeat the Italians 1-0 on aggregate in their Russia 2018 play-off.
    - 2 giorni fa 13 Nov 17, 9:43pm -
  • Long-term absentees make triumphant returns
    A tense final day of the African qualifying competition for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ ended with Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia joining Egypt and Nigeria as the continent’s five qualifiers.
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  • Dalic appointment pays off for Croatia
    Luka Modric and Zlatko Dalic have been reacting to Croatia's play-off triumph over Greece, with the midfielder saying it would be "crazy" if Dalic does not now lead the team at Russia 2018.
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  • Croatia book their place at Russia 2018
    Croatia have qualified for a second consecutive FIFA World Cup after a goalless draw in Greece on Sunday evening secured a 4-1 aggregate victory.
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  • Switzerland qualify for fourth consecutive World Cup
    Switzerland hung on to their 1-0 lead over Northern Ireland from the first leg of their play-off and played out a goalless draw in the second leg in Basel to book their ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
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  • Eagles of Carthage take off for Russia
    In qualifying for Russia 2018, Tunisia ended a 12-year absence from the world finals. FIFA.com spoke to the players who made it happen.
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  • Afghan Premier League takes another step
    Football in Afghanistan took another positive step recently following the successful conclusion of the sixth season of the Afghan Premier League.
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  • Northern Ireland still believe
    After suffering a 1-0 defeat in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ play-off, Northern Ireland must record a victory over Switzerland in Basel today to stand a chance of booking a berth at the global finals.
    - 3 giorni fa 12 Nov 17, 8:59sono -
  • Ireland hold Denmark to goalless draw in first leg
    Republic of Ireland held Denmark to a goalless draw in Copenhagen in the teams' first leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying play-off tie.
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  • Morocco, Tunisia reach Russia 2018
    Morocco and Tunisia completed CAF's line-up at the FIFA World Cup™, securing the last of Africa's berths at Russia 2018.
    - 4 giorni fa 11 Nov 17, 7:59pm -
  • Russia and Argentina re-open Luzhniki Stadium in style
    Sergio Aguero scored the only goal of the game as Russia and Argentina heralded a new chapter in the history of the Luzhniki Stadium, the flagship arena for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The match was a good test for both teams in the build-up to t
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  • The Week in Numbers
    Neymar, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Olivier Giroud, Romelu Lukaku, David Silva and an infant American feature as FIFA.com reviews the last seven days in stats.
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  • Four aims for Switzerland in Basel play-off leg
    After recording a 1-0 victory in the first leg of their play-off tie in Northern Ireland on Thursday, Switzerland now face the final hurdle in the return fixture in Basel on Sunday. FIFA.com outlines what La Nati must do to book their ticket to Russ
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  • Tense stalemate leaves World Cup berth in the balance
    New Zealand and Peru played out a finely-balanced scoreless draw on Saturday, leaving all to play in Lima on Wednesday when 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying draws to a close.
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  • Draw leaves Australia with slender advantage
    Australia earned a scoreless draw against Honduras in the first leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia intercontinental play-off, gaining a slim advantage heading into Wednesday’s return.
    - 5 giorni fa 11 Nov 17, 12:01sono -
  • Johansson gives Sweden first-leg advantage
    A second-half strike by Jakob Johansson gave Sweden a valuable 1-0 home win over Italy in the first leg of their European zone play-off for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on Friday evening.
    - 5 giorni fa 10 Nov 17, 10:24pm -
  • Senegal book World Cup ticket
    Senegal sealed a return to the FIFA World Cup™ for the first time since their 2002 debut thanks to a 2-0 win over South Africa in World Cup qualifying African Group D.
    - 5 giorni fa 10 Nov 17, 6:58pm -
  • Dalic, Croatia reap rewards of attacking intent
    While expected to face a defensively resolute Greece, Croatia danced towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia with a 4-1 win in the first leg of their European play-off thanks to a gameplan built on width and positivity.
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  • Four reasons behind Peru’s revival
    With Peru two games away from making their first FIFA World Cup™ appearance since Spain 1982, FIFA.com picks out four key aspects that allowed them to revive what looked set to be another failed qualification campaign.
    - 5 giorni fa 10 Nov 17, 10:28sono -
  • Pair line up for rare World Cup opportunity
    FIFA.com runs the rule over the intercontinental play-off between New Zealand and Peru, where the latter are seeking to end a 36-year World Cup drought.
    - 5 giorni fa 10 Nov 17, 5:51sono -
  • Contrasting styles mark final joust for Russia ticket
    FIFA.com previews the intercontinental play-off between Australia and Honduras where a tight contest seems assured despite the pair's differing playing styles.
    - 6 giorni fa 9 Nov 17, 10:13pm -
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup™ official match ball unveiled: an exciting re-imagining
    adidas today revealed the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which pays homage to the first-ever adidas World Cup ball: the Telstar 18,
    - 6 giorni fa 9 Nov 17, 5:02pm -
  • Croatia cruise, Swiss earn away win
    Croatia and Switzerland stepped closer towards earning qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia after first-leg victories in their two-leg European zone play-off ties on Thursday evening.
    - 6 giorni fa 9 Nov 17, 4:38pm -
  • Luongo, Australia’s midfield royal
    FIFA.com speaks to Australia's Massimo Luongo about achieving a World Cup dream, his experience with the Socceroos history-making qualification 12 years ago and an unlikely royal connection.
    - 6 giorni fa 9 Nov 17, 9:32sono -
  • Dolly: South Africa can pull off a miracle
    South Africa midfielder Keagan Dolly speaks to FIFA.com about the team's topsy-turvy World Cup qualifying campaign and why his team's CAF Champions League success with Mamelodi Sundowns can inspire them to take their place in Russia.
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  • Three spots up for grabs in Africa
    FIFA.com runs the rule over the fixtures on Matchday 6 – including the replayed game between South Africa and Senegal – scheduled to take place between 10 e 14 November.
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  • When Rossi broke Brazilian hearts
    In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week, we look back to Paolo Rossi scoring a hat-trick against Brazil in 1982.
    - 6 giorni fa 9 Nov 17, 7:44sono -
  • Hudson: Belief is key to making history
    FIFA.com hears from New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson about his team's hopes against Peru, recreating their famous qualification for South Africa 2010 and more.
    - 6 giorni fa 9 Nov 17, 2:33sono -
  • Bonucci: Missing out on the World Cup is not an option
    FIFA.com sat down with defender Leonardo Bonucci, recently named a member of the FIFA FIFPro World11 2017, to to look ahead to Italy's crunch FIFA World Cup play-off against Sweden.
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  • Shaqiri: Hopefully we'll have a qualification party in Basel
    FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Switzerland's explosive winger Xherdan Shaqiri about his country's upcoming FIFA World Cup play-off with Northern Ireland and being the last person to score a hat-trick at the global finals.
    - 7 giorni fa 8 Nov 17, 12:58pm -
  • Davis: It’s our dream to reach Russia
    FIFA.com spoke exclusively with Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis about his country's FIFA World Cup play-off with Switzerland, being on the verge of a century of caps, dreams of reaching Russia 2018 and more.
    - 7 giorni fa 8 Nov 17, 10:29sono -
  • Excitement assured in European play-offs
    While Europe’s FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers are seen as a marathon rather than a sprint, the play-offs always represent that frantic final dash for the finish line.
    - 7 giorni fa 8 Nov 17, 9:28sono -
  • Boutaib, Morocco's man of the moment
    If Morocco qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1998, Khalid Boutaib will have played a huge part in that success. FIFA.com caught up with the Yeni Malatyaspor striker a few days before the Atlas Lions were due to play their deci
    - 7 giorni fa 8 Nov 17, 5:17sono -
  • Draw date set at start of stadium visits
    FIFA and the Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 have begun a four-day visit of Brittany, the region where the competition will be held.
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  • Match officials appointed for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
    FIFA’s Referees Committee has announced the match officials who will be in charge at the forthcoming FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 2:20pm -
  • FIFA announces latest disciplinary sanctions for incidents during FIFA World Cup qualifiers
    Following the latest meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the latest round of the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup.
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  • FIFA publishes guide to bidding process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™
    Following the approval of the bidding regulations for the selection of the host(s) of the 2026 FIFA World Cup by the FIFA Council on 27 October in Kolkata India, and in line with the key principle of conducting a transparent bidding process, FIFA has
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  • Drama and drought-breaking mark intercontinental route
    Ahead of this week's intercontinental play-offs for Russia 2018, FIFA.com takes a look back at some of the many memorable matches-up at the final hurdle in the race for world football's greatest stage.
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 1:58pm -
  • 1954 World Cup winner Hans Schafer passes away, aged 90
    Hans Schafer, 1954 FIFA World Cup™ and FC Koln legend, has passed away today aged 90.
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 12:18pm -
  • Klose to bring FIFA World Cup Trophy onto Final Draw stage in Moscow
    The top goalscorer in FIFA World Cup history, Miroslav Klose, has confirmed that he will be taking part in the Final Draw show scheduled to take place in Moscow on 1 December (at 18:00 local time).
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 8:28sono -
  • Who can qualify in Africa?
    The third and last round of African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws to a close this weekend, with three of the five berths at next year’s tournament still to be determined.
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 7:46sono -

InformationNG » Sports

  • ‘Even Lionel Messi May Not Have Saved Us From Nigeria’- Argentina Coach Sampaoli Says
    Head coach of the Argentina national team, Jorge Sampaoli, has played down suggestions that they would have beaten Nigeria, if Lionel Messi was in the team. Messi returned to Barcelona after their 1-0 win over Russia last Saturday and missed their 4-
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  • Former Argentine official commits suicide
    A former Argentine football official identified as Jorge Delhon committed suicide on Tuesday, the same day he was accused of bribe-taking in the FIFA corruption trial that opened in New York this week, Argentine media reported. According to reports t
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  • Aguero faints after defeat against Super Eagles

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  • NFF signs World Cup bonus, allowances deal with Super Eagles players and officials
    The Nigeria Football Federation reached an agreement with the national team over earnings for the World Cup in Russia on Tuesday, hoping to avoid a pay strike similar to the one in Brazil in 2014. It did not disclose the various fees agreed with the
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  • Nigeria beats Argentina 4-2
    The Super Eagles stunned football superpowers Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly played in Russia. The Super Eagles came from 0-2 deficit to defeat the Argentines. Kelechi Iheanacho netted the first goal shortly before the first half.Iwobi sc
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  • International Friendly: Super Eagles thrash Argentina 4-2
    The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Argentina after going down 2-0 in the early stages of the game to defeat the South American giants 4-2 in Russia. Nigeria, who started with Daniel Akpeyi in goal, started the game with frayed nerves fell behind in
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Presently Unhappy At Real Madrid
    There are strong rumours that Portuguese sensational forward and father of four, Ronaldo is currently unhappy at Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid, according to a bombshell report from Chiringuito TV in Spain. The Portugal
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  • I will come back ‘stronger than ever’ – Patrice Evra
    Patrice Evra has vowed to come back “stronger than ever” in his first public message since leaving Marseille and being hit with a season-long European football ban for kung-fu kicking a supporter. Evra, who was sent off after attacking the Marsei
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  • Italy fail to qualify for World Cup for the first time since 1958
    The Azurris of Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 on Monday after they were held to a goalless draw in the second leg of their play-off at the San Siro by Sweden, who qualified with a 1-0 aggregate victory. The Eu
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  • Checkout The Five African Countries That Have Qualified For 2018 World Cup

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  • Tottenham’s Dembele eyes start against Arsenal
    Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele is confident he can make his first Premier League start for the club in two months, in the weekend’s clash at Arsenal after fully recovering from a foot injury. Dembele, whose progress has also been stalle
    - 2 giorni fa 13 Nov 17, 12:56pm -
  • Aiming to be Africa’s Best: Super Eagles Star, Victor Moses Talks on BBC, CAF Awards Nomination
    Chelsea right wingback, Victor Moses says his hard work earned him nominations for the BBC African Footballer of the year and the CAF African player of the year awards. Super Eagles and Chelsea star, Victor Moses has had a fantastic year for club and
    - 2 giorni fa 13 Nov 17, 12:18pm -
  • Neymar Reports He Regrets Joining PSG
    There are reports that Neymar is currently unsettled in France where he is playing for PSG after his high profile move from Barcelona. The Brazilian striker, signed for a world record £198m only this summer, has apparently said as much to former
    - 2 giorni fa 13 Nov 17, 8:44sono -
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is a father again !!!!
    Real Madrid and Portugal Star, Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina. “Alana Martina has just been born! Both Geo and A
    - 2 giorni fa 13 Nov 17, 8:26sono -
  • African Footballer Of 2017 Revealed
    Nigeria’s Victor Moses alongside other great African players have been shortlisted for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 award. The five-man shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017, including Nigerian Victor Moses, has b
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  • Olivier Giroud set to miss London derby
    Arsenal and France Striker, Olivier Giroud will miss Tuesday’s friendly against world champions Germany in Cologne due to injury, the French football federation said on Sunday. The 31-year-old suffered a right thigh strain during Friday’s 2-0 vic
    - 3 giorni fa 12 Nov 17, 2:24pm -
  • Tunisia completes Africa’s slot to Russia 2018 World Cup
    Tunisia claimed the other spot despite being held to a goalless draw at home by Libya in Group A of the African qualifiers. Nigeria were the first African nation to book a place in Russia after last month’s 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo with Egypt and
    - 3 giorni fa 12 Nov 17, 8:33sono -
  • Morocco seal ticket to Russia 2018 World Cup
    Two goals from Morocco in five minutes during the first half to defeat the Ivory Coast 2-0 Saturday and qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Nabil Dirar opened the scoring off a cross-c*m-shot on 25 minutes in Abidjan and Medhi Benatia doubled t
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  • Sepp Blatter denies assaulting Hope Solo
    Former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, said on Saturday that claims by US women’s goalkeeper, Hope Solo, that he had grabbed her backside were “absurd.” Solo told Portuguese newspaper, Expresso, that then-FIFA president, Blatter, had sexually har
    - 4 giorni fa 11 Nov 17, 1:09pm -
  • What Zlatan Taught Me Before Takam Fight – Heavyweight Champion
    World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, said he got a helping hand from Manchester United striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of his victorious fight with Carlos Takam. Nigerian heavyweight boxer, Anthony Joshua has revealed that he had a dressing
    - 4 giorni fa 11 Nov 17, 9:46sono -
  • Patrice Evra Banned For Seven Months
    For giving a fan a brutal Kung-fu kick, UEFA has banned Patrice Evra from European club football for the rest of the season. Olympique Marseille full-back Patrice Evra has been banned from European club football for the rest of the season, Uefa said
    - 4 giorni fa 11 Nov 17, 9:42sono -
  • Super Eagles ends Russia 2018 Qualifier unbeaten
    The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday ended the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier in an unbeaten fashion after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Algeria in Constantine on Friday. A goal from Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder, John Ogu, and a converted penal
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  • Marseille terminates Patrice Evra’s contract for kicking a fan
    Marseille terminated its contract with Patrice Evra on Friday after his infamous karate kick on one of his own fans, the French club announced. Marseille said they and the 36-year-old had both agreed that the former Manchester United and French inter
    - 5 giorni fa 10 Nov 17, 6:16pm -
  • Mikel Obi opens up on how Chelsea carted him away from Manchester United
    Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain and Tianjin TEDA midfielder, John Mikel Obi who spent nine years at Stamford Bridge, made 374 appearances for Chelsea, winning two Premier League titles, four FA Cups, One Champions League trophy and one Europa Leagu
    - 5 giorni fa 10 Nov 17, 10:40sono -
  • Next Opponent Anthony Joshua Is Likely To Fight Early Next Year
    Anthony Joshua’s opponent he is likely to fight early next year has been unveiled and it is going to be brutal. Britain’s Anthony Joshua and New Zealander, Joseph Parker are keen to fight each other in a heavyweight title clash early next year, b
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  • ‘Cristiano Ronaldo Is Finished’ – Messi
    BARCELONA star Lionel Messi reportedly thinks Cristiano Ronaldo is finished at Real Madrid. Ronaldo has endured a nightmare start to the season, scoring just one La Liga goal for Real Madrid so far. There seems to be genuine concern at the Bernabeu t
    - 7 giorni fa 8 Nov 17, 12:28pm -
  • David Moyes officially unveiled by Westham
    Scottish professional football coach, David Moyes has been confirmed as the new manager of British football club, West Ham United. The former Everton, Manchester United and Sunderland boss was handed an initial six-month deal, that will see him lead
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 9:06pm -
  • French club set to snap up Michael Emenalo
    Michael Emenalo has stepped down as Chelsea’s technical director but is already being targeted for a return to football with Ligue 1 giants Monaco, according to The Independent. Emenalo has been a key cog in the Chelsea machine under Roman Abramovi
    - 8 giorni fa 7 Nov 17, 8:09pm -
  • Super Falcons Star, Asisat Oshoala Wins Chinese Super Cup, Finishes as Top Scorer (Photos)
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  • Everton gets dumped out of Europa League
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  • Turkish Nuri Sahin retires from International football
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    • How Iwobi inspired Nigeria to fightback, dazed Argentina
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    • Photos: Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2
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      - 19 ore fa 14 Nov 17, 6:52pm -
    • BREAKING: Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2
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    • LIVE UPDATE: Argentina 2 vs 4 Nigeria
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    • La Liga to introduce VAR next season, official says
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    • Super Eagles starting XI vs Argentina
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    • Manchester City not invincible, Wenger insists
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    • CAF to consider Nigerian proposal for World Cup friendlies
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    • FIFA resumes 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket sales
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