Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup
We respect Zambia, but Chipolopolo must fall, says Mikel
“I must admit that I applaud the resurgence of the Zambians this late in the qualifiers. Beating Algeria home and away is no mean feat. We will take them very serious on October 7 because they clearly have a new spirit."
FIFA discloses damaging Qatar World Cup bid report
World football's governing body had previously declined to publish in full the report into the awarding of the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 edition to Qatar drawn up by US independent investigator Michael Garcia.
Germany, Portugal avoid each other in Confederations Cup draw
Hosts Russia will come up against Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Mexico and New Zealand in Group A in the event billed as a warm-up for the World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018.
Moses is hero, scores twice as Eagles sink Desert Foxes 3-1
Nigeria’s Super Eagles, yesterday, brightened their chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, with a 3-1 spanking of the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
South Africa unseat Senegal as Group D Leader
South Africa moved top of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group D following a 2-1 win over Senegal at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday afternoon.
Wilmots rejects Algeria over pay
Former Belgium coach, Marc Wilmots, has rejected a chance to lead Algeria through the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers following a disagreement on salary and other emoluments.
Gassama is referee for Super Eagles versus Algeria clash
FIFA has also appointed Jean-Olivier Mbera from Gabon as referee assessor, Ghanaian Anthony Baffoe as match commissioner and Nicholas Chumba Musonye from Kenya as security officer.
NFF declares operation stop Algeria in Uyo open
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday declared that it has started a programme that will ensure the Super Eagles beat Algeria convincingly when both teams meet in Uyo on November 12.