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    Politics Sports Minister Fails To Defend Eagles’ N3b World Cup Budget – Nairaland

    Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung and Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Sports, Honorable Goni Bukar Lawan, yesterday failed to agree on Super Eagles’ method of approach to the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia. The ministry had a botched budget defence at the National Assembly...
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    Sports World Cup: We fear Sterling more than Kane, says Tunisia coach .

    Tunisia’s national coach said Monday he will fear England’s Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane, when the two countries play against each other in the World Cup finals this year. Nabil Maaloul was speaking in Doha, where the Tunisian national team are preparing for Russia with a 14-day winter...
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    Sports Eagles Eye World Cup Slots As Nigeria Begin Campaign At CHAN 2018 –

    IFIONU EBUKA STEPHEN Ardent desire to gain places in Nigeria’s 23 –man squad for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia will be the key incentive for Nigeria’s home –based professionals, who begin campaign for glory in the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco on Monday. Mr. Gernot Rohr...
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    Sports We Know Super Eagles’ Weak Link – Argentina Coach – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, coach of Argentina national team, Alfio Basile has revealed Super Eagles ‘weak links’ The three time African champions are in Group D alongside Croatia, Iceland as well as Argentina who they would play their last group match with. Basile, who …...
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    2018 World Cup: England to play Super Eagles In Wembley – Vanguard News

    England have lined up a Wembley friendly against Nigeria as part of their World Cup preparations. The Super Eagles will be one of two opponents for England, the other likely to be against Latin American opposition, before they depart for Russia. The Football Association wanted England to face...
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    Sports Can Nigerian Fans Trust NFF And Gernot Rohr After Algeria Controversy? By Solace Chukwu

    So it is that, at the height of euphoria, the universe has seen fit to introduce some corrective balance into Nigerian football. World Cup qualification sewn up in double-quick time, the thorny issue of match bonuses dealt with in the most professional fashion, a new contract for Super Eagles...
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    Sports Nigerian Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama Finally Returns

    Vincent Enyeama Saturday returned to action for the first time in over seven months. The former Super Eagles captain played for Lille’s U-18s in their 3-1 win over Croix in the French fourth tier. Enyeama, who has been the club’s number one goalie, sustained a knee injury in April and has been...
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    Sports Peru Captain Paolo Guerrero Banned For One Year For Taking Cocaine, To Miss World Cup

    Football governing body, FIFA, has banned Peru captain Paolo Guerrero, for one-year after being found guilty of taking cocaine, and will miss 2018 World Cup in Russia. According to Mail Online Sport, the 33-year-old South American striker, who plays for Flamengo in Brazil, had been...
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    Sports Why I Fainted During Nigeria Vs Argentina Game - Sergio Aguero

    Argentina and Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, has spoken for the first time after he reportedly fainted during Nigeria Vs Argentina match which Argentina surprisingly lost 4-2 to Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar on November 14, 2017. Aguero did not come out for the...
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    Sports Everyone At Chelsea Is Saying Super Eagles Will Not Qualify From Group Stages - Victor Moses

    Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses has said that his teammates at Chelsea have written off Nigeria ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles were drawn in the Group D of World Cup alongside Argentina, Croatia and Iceland. Moses, while pointing out that Croatia and Iceland will be...
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    Sports Russia 2018: Presidency To Host Super Eagles Before Leaving

    The Minister of Youth and Sports Barr. Solomon Dalung has revealed that the Federal Government will organise a send-forth party for the Super Eagles before leaving for Russia the venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Plateau- born Sports administrator said he believes that the Super Eagles will...
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    Sports Complete 2018 World Cup Fixtures

    (GROUP STAGES) Thursday, June 14 Russia v Saudi Arabia Moscow (Luzhniki) 4pm Friday, June 15 Egypt v Uruguay Ekaterinburg 1pm Morocco v Iran St Petersburg 4pm Portugal v Spain Sochi 7pm Saturday, June 16 France v Australia Kazan 11am Argentina v Iceland Moscow (Spartak) 2pm Denmark v...
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    Sports 2018 #WorldCupDraw: LIVE UPDATES

    The 2018 World Cup in Russia draw begins. The tournament draw is held at a star-studded ceremony in the Kremlin UPDATES: Group H: Poland - Colombia - Senegal Group G: Belgium - England - Tunisia - Group F: Germany - Mexico - Sweden - Group E: Brazil - Switzerland - Costa Rica - Serbia...
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    Sports World Cup 2018: 7 Things You Need to Know About Today's Draw

    Before a World Cup, there has to be a World Cup draw. Yes, after roughly three years of qualifying, involving 871 games around the globe, the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar -- not to mention millions of football fans around the world -- will be holding their breath on...
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    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
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    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...
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    Sports Nigeria vs Argentina: See Starting Line Up For The Super Eagles

    The Super Eagles play the Argentine National team later today at the impressive Krasnodar stadium in Russia today Time: 5:30pm Nigeria time See starting lineup below
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    Sports Nigeria Set To Get N4.5bn From FIFA For Qualifying For 2018 World Cup In Russia

    Nigeria will be paid a total of $12.5 million by FIFA for qualifying for Russia 2018 with $2.5 million of this amount paid for the Eagles to prepare adequately for the football showpiece. They will earn more cash should they reach the knockout rounds of the tournament as they have done in 1994...
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    Sports 2018 World Cup: Fans Apply For Over 3.4m Tickets

    FIFA has revealed that football fans have already requested for 3,496,204 2018 World Cup tickets. The world football governing body made the announcement as the first sales period ends on Thursday. According to FIFA, around 70% of the applications came from the host nation, Russia. Germany...
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    Sports World Cup: Mikel Obi Reacts To Cameroon Draw, Speaks On Retirement Plans

    Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has reiterated that Nigeria has not qualified for the World Cup yet and as such, no room for complacency The Tianjin Teda player put in an impressive display on both legs as the Super Eagles got 4 points from a possible 6. The results took Nigeria up to...
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