13 Mar 2019
Sparks could fly at Bayern Munich following Wednesday's crunch home match against Liverpool with club president Uli Hoeness set to confront Germany coach Joachim Loew over the ditching of three Bayern stars.
12 Mar 2019
Germany coach Joachim Loew will use a press conference to explain the thinking behind his squad for a friendly against Serbia and the Euro 2020 qualifying opener in the Netherlands.
6 Mar 2019
In a cramped apartment on the outskirts of Moscow, Lamin has little more than the clothes and the Bible he brought with him when he came to Russia on a temporary World Cup visa last summer.
21 Dec 2018
A record audience of more than 3.5 billion people watched this year’s World Cup in Russia, with the final between France and Croatia attracting 1.12 billion viewers, world soccer’s governing body said on Friday.
10 Sep 2018
France finally celebrated winning the World Cup with their home fans on Sunday after Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud both scored in a 2-1 win over the Netherlands in Paris.
7 Aug 2018
Defending champions and No 1 ranked team in the world, Germany fails to make it to the second round of the tournament, finishing bottom of its group. Lowest ranked team in the competition, Russia knocks out 2010 champions, Spain to qualify for the quarter-finals. Argentina with world superstar, Lionel Messi; Brazil with the most expensive…
31 Jul 2018
The just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia was lauded for so many ground-breaking achievements, and most importantly, “first times” like Croatia’s Mario Mandžukić being the first footballer ever to score an own goal in the final. But curiously it centred, inevitably perhaps, on the controversies of FIFA’s Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology—its first…
30 Jul 2018
A Chinese kitchen appliance maker said Monday it has so far made refunds worth nine million dollars, fulfilling a costly pledge to reimburse customers if France won the World Cup.
26 Jul 2018
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian Football fans absconded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The ministry’s spokesperson, Dr. Tope Elias-Fatile, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja that the fans absconded despite government’s efforts to repatriate them. Fatile said that 230 stranded Nigerian…
24 Jul 2018
Voting in the 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards will begin today, while the winners would be unveiled at a gala night in London on September 24, the world football governing body has said.
24 Jul 2018
A middle-aged woman, Omolade Abimbola has won N500,000 in the recently concluded World Cup Predictor Jackpot by Betking. The winner was selected randomly by an electronic draw on July 16, 2018. Abimbola, who was all smiles, expressed admiration and gratitude to BetKing as she received her winning during an official presentation at BetKing office at…
21 Jul 2018
Nigerian football fans who were stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup have arrived the country on Friday night. 154 out of the 250 including a nursing mother in her mid-thirties were airlifted by Nigeria government through Ethiopian Airline flight number ET-ALP that arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 9.12 pm…