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21 Jul 2018
One of Super Eagles’ revelations at the just concluded Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ogenekaro Etebo, is not ready to join ‘the enemies’ in pulling down the out-going President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick.
21 Jul 2018
“Be HUMBLE or you will STUMBLE”- Rick Warren The FIFA World Cup 2018 ended recently with France carrying the ‘Cup’ but Croatia carried the ‘World’. Though France won the Cup but Croatia won the hearts of many. With a population of 4,163,698 (approximately 4 million) as of Monday, July 16, 2018, based on the latest…
21 Jul 2018
This is the closing chapter of my 2018 World Cup report. It encapsulates my unique experience.    As is in every four years, I look at the World Cup through a special lens, the product of all my years covering the greatest event in the world since 1994 when Nigeria first qualified to participate.   …
20 Jul 2018
The news of the more than 200 Nigerian football fans that were stranded in Moscow over the last two weeks has embarrassed the entire country.
19 Jul 2018
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp fears the gruelling demands of international football are putting players at such risk that "we have to collect their bones" during the coming season.
19 Jul 2018
Amidst a most stunning ambiance, the 23rd  edition of Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, World Cup, tagged Russia 2018, came to a scintillating close on Sunday, July15 at the 81,000 capacity Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.
19 Jul 2018
“In praise of football” would have been the most appropriate heading of this reflection.However, the realisation of the global symbolism of today’s meeting in Helsinki, Finland of two great world leaders of Russia and the United States of America, compelled a deeper introspection of the thematic area.
18 Jul 2018
Something warm and magical to hold on to from the just-concluded Russia 2018 World Cup. Cupid went on a special visit to the different pitches in Russia and shot at people. Fortunately, there were cameras to capture the moments. Check out some of our favourites:
18 Jul 2018
Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has stated that the fact France won the Russia 2018 World Cup with more blacks in the team is an indication that Africa has the potential to win the Mundial in the nearest future.
18 Jul 2018
Visa (NYSE: V), the official payment services partner of FIFA, yesterday released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia stadiums from the opening match on June 14 through the semi-finals on July 11. The data highlights the increased consumer adoption of innovative payment technology, as fifty percent of purchases with Visa…
18 Jul 2018
Former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh said that the number of African descent in the French winning squad to Russia 2018 means the continent can also claim to have won its first World Cup title as well. Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia and Morocco were the five teams that represented Africa at this edition, but none…
18 Jul 2018
The poor performance by the Super Eagles at the just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup did not come former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu, as a surprise. “I don’t want to believe that we have come to the point where the issues surrounding our participation in the World Cup or international competitions without success have…

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