Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers
4 Oct 2017
The Eagles’ opponent in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier, Zambia got a lighter fine of $7,000 for their fans’ misconduct during their qualifier against Algeria last month.
22 Sep 2017
The Chipolopolo, who lost 1-2 to the Super Eagles in the first game of the qualifiers at home in Ndola, must beat Nigeria in Uyo to stand a chance of stealing the ticket from the group leaders.
13 Sep 2017
But then it is not time yet to roll out the drums and start painting the town red. Yes the Russia 2018 ticket is almost certain and only a catastrophic mishap can stop the Eagles. But it is not over until it is over.
6 Sep 2017
The fourth round of fixtures in the CAF qualifying series for next year's mundial in Russia was concluded last night and it left us with some very interesting scenarios to look forward to in the final two match-days coming up in October and November.
4 Sep 2017
“We are just very keen to finish what we started. We started a job in Uyo and it is time to finish it. If we can pick the World Cup ticket by Monday (today), why wait any longer?
14 Jul 2017
Four points separate Nigeria from Cameroon (two), Algeria (one) and Zambia (one), but the Super Eagles have a double-header with Cameroon in September, which is capable of changing the equation.
30 Mar 2017
Neymar starred with his 52nd international goal as high-flying Brazil overcame Paraguay 3-0 on Tuesday but the CONMEBOL leaders still needed a favourable result in Peru.
27 Mar 2017
It seemed to be plain sailing for the 2014 winners when Andre Schurrle put the visitors ahead on 19 minutes, meeting Jonas Hector’s pass to hit home, but Azerbaijan were soon back in it.
26 Mar 2017
First-half goals by Schuerrle, Thomas Mueller and Mario Gomez put the world champions 3-1 up at the break, although Azerbaijan midfielder Dimitrij Nazarov, who plays in Germany, had netted an early equaliser to the delight of the home crowd.
26 Mar 2017
Defoe, 34, was making his first England appearance since November 2013, having been recalled by manager Gareth Southgate, and he marked his return with the opening goal midway through the second half.
25 Mar 2017
The 29-year-old has been England captain on several occasions in the past and, with Wayne Rooney out of the squad due to injury and lack of first team opportunities with Manchester United, Hart has a chance to stake his claim for the armband in future.