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  1. RemmyAlex

    Sports Russia2018: It Is Not Going To Be Easy For Us To Play Nigeria – Croatian Coach, Dalic

    Head coach of Croatia, Zlatko Dalic, has said his team wasn’t lucky to have been drawn alongside Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup draw in Moscow on Friday. According to reports, said he had been following the Nigerian team because of the young and fantastic players paraded by the Super Eagles...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Sports VIDEO: Super Eagles Coach, Rohr, Reacts To Russia 2018 Draw With Argentina, Others

    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has reacted to 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw. The coach said Group D is filled with good teams and playing Argentina again will make things tougher for us. See video:
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics Russia2018: We Will Beat Argentina Again – Atiku

    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that the Nigeria team will beat Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Atiku made the statement in a tweet on Friday shortly after the draw. FULL LIST: Super Eagles in group D, To Play Argentina, Croatia, Iceland He tweeted: “We’re beating...
  4. Samguine

    Sports Russia 2018: Nigeria Had The Youngest Squad During Qualifiers - FIFA (Complete Sports)

    The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says Nigeria paraded the youngest players during the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was announced on FIFA’s official website on Tuesday by a Switzerland-based independent study Centre International d’Étude du Sport (CIES)...
  5. Samguine

    Sports Russia 2018: Super Eagles Set To Pocket 1.2bn World Cup Qualification Bonus - Vanguard News

    The Super Eagles are ready for a bumper pay as they have agreed to get 30% of the $9.5m FIFA will pay Nigeria as the qualifying bonus READ MORE HERE
  6. Samguine

    Sports World Cup: Nigeria Set To Meet Germany, Brazil, Belgium - See Pots Announced For World Cup Draw

    FIFA has announced the 4 pots in preparation for the draws coming up on the 1st of December. The pots were arranged according to the last FIFA rankings and Nigeria made Pot 4. This means that the Super Eagles are likely to meet top teams like Germany, Brazil or Belgium in the group stages of...
  7. Samguine

    Sports Nigeria vs Argentina: Five Things To Expect From The Friendly Match

    The Nigerian and Argentinian national football teams battle each other in Russian today (14th Nov 2017) as preparations for the World Cup showpiece in Russia continues. Both teams have qualified and will use this match to test their readiness. Here are give things we should expect from the...
  8. Samguine

    Sports Referee Eric Otogo Reveals Why He Awarded Controversial Penalty Against Nigeria in Algeria

    Referee Eric Otogo-Castane of Gabon has provided explanation to the controversial penalty he awarded Algeria against Nigeria during last game of the group B World Cup qualifier in Constantine. Algeria forced Nigeria to a 1-1 draw, thanks to a late penalty awarded to the Fennecs when Shehu...
  9. Samguine

    Sports Algeria Coach Mocks Nigerian Team, Calls Super Eagles 'Benchwarmers'

    Algeria’s new coach, Rabah Madjer has described the Super Eagles as a team of benchwarmers, which has only one regular player in its squad. Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria, Madjer, who was one of the stars of the great Algerian side of the 1980s, said the...
  10. Samguine

    Sports Messi: I’ll Walk 65 Kilometres On Foot If Argentina Win The World Cup In Russia

    Argentina captain Lionel Messi has underlined the importance of next year’s World Cup to his career by vowing to complete a 65-kilometre pilgrimage from his hometown Rosario to San Nicolas on foot should the Albiceleste go on to win the World Cup in Russia. “If we win the World Cup, I promise...
  11. Samguine

    Sports FIFA And CAF Investigating Nigeria vs Zambia Match In Uyo

    FIFA and Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. FIFA is reacting to photographs showing the Zambia fans displaying a banner,’H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU’ in...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Sports Ghana Petitions FIFA For Saturday's Match Replay

    Ghana has petitioned FIFA for a replay of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Uganda after South African referee Daniel Bennett disallowed a “perfect goal”. The matchday five fixture at the Mandela National Stadium in Kampala ended in a 0-0 draw, all but ending the black stars’ hopes of...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Sports VIDEO: Excitements As Players Pour Water On Mikel In The Dressing Room

    The Super Eagles, led by Ogenyi Onazi, Ahmed Musa and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, celebrated their victory over Zambia yesterday by pouring water on John Mikel Obi while singing at the dressing room.. See video:
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics Why I Am Not Surprised Super Eagles Qualified For Russia 2018 - Jonathan

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria after qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria became the first African nation to book a spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after a 1-0 win over Zambia on Sunday in Uyo. Arsenal forward Alex...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics Russia 2018: Elated President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. See press statement below:
  16. K

    Sports I’ll Quit if Super Eagles Fail To Qualify For World Cup - Rohr

    Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr says he will honour his contract by quitting his role as coach of the team, If Nigeria fails to qualify for the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Rohr took over as coach of the Nigeria team last year on a two year deal, which is tied to ensuring that...
  17. K

    Sports 5 Big European Matches To Watch in World Cup Qualifiers

    European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia resumes this week with every nation playing twice after starting their campaigns last month. Here are the picks amid a vast array of matches: 1. Southgate leads troubled England England turn their back on the brief Sam Allardyce era as...
  18. K

    Sports FIFA Releases Ticket Prices for 2018 World Cup [FULL PRICE LIST]

    Fifa has revealed the ticket prices for the 2018 World Cup, with the cost of the cheapest tickets available for foreign fans increasing more than 16% since 2014. The most affordable tickets for group stage games will sell for $105 (£80), a $15 (£11) increase on the equivalent tickets in...
  19. Lequte

    Sports Nigeria Will Battle Cameroon and Algeria to Qualify for 2018 World Cup

    Nigeria has been drawn in the same group with Cameroon and Algeria, two world cup finalists, in the qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Group B was completed by Zambia, shock winners of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, after a one-hour ceremony in Cairo. The winner of the group...
  20. K

    Sports World Cup 2018: FIFA Releases Special Seeding For African Teams

    The world football governing body FIFA has released the special ranking for African teams ahead of the draws for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. According to the new rankings, the Super Eagles of Nigeria are likely to be in pot three that includes Congo, Morocco, Mali and South Africa...