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18 Jul 2018
Opera News has marked the close of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia by giving away the second brand new 2018 Kia Rio car out of the three to a 25 year-old graduate of Entrepreneurship and Poulterer, Damilola Omojola who won the prize by participating in the Opera News’ Shake Your Phone campaign.
17 Jul 2018
It was a spectacular victory at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as France and Croatia battled for the trophy. From the hugs of the Croatia president to the dramatic jump of the French president in jubilation, it was a beautiful moment of world unity as fans looked on to see who would clinch the trophy.…
17 Jul 2018
Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup-winning team yesterday, jumping and chanting “We Are The Champions” as...
16 Jul 2018
No one cheers you more than your loved ones and those who consider you family. Fans were not the only ones who cheered the players of different nations on the various pitches at the just-concluded World Cup, their wives/partners and children were also on board to support them in the best way they can. Here…
16 Jul 2018
Nigeria's government has stepped in to repatriate scores of its nationals who were tricked into buying football World Cup passes to travel to Russia, the president's spokesman said on Monday.
16 Jul 2018
Russia's President Vladimir Putin tried to lighten the mood at a post-summit news conference with American leader Donald Trump on Monday by tossing him a World Cup football.
16 Jul 2018
France's victorious World Cup players will all be awarded the Legion of Honour, the office of President Emmanuel Macron said Monday ahead of their visit to the Elysee Palace.
16 Jul 2018
Tens of thousands of Croatians gave a heroes' welcome to their team in Zagreb on Monday after the squad returned from Russia following their World Cup final defeat.
16 Jul 2018
The World Cup was a platform for different country leagues players to showcase their individual prowess although teamwork makes the work easier, seemingly dominated by English Premier league players but interestingly, 11 LaLiga players were involved in the decider at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium. Griezmann clinched his third MVP award of the tournament with an impressive…
16 Jul 2018
After a month-long fight to the finish, it has been a World Cup of spectacular goals, of set-piece mastery, VAR controversies and surprises aplenty, like no tournament before. We again saw the fall of the defending Champions, Germany, who was the last in their group, Group F. This is happening for the third successive time,…
16 Jul 2018
Do you need a hug? Look no further than the Queen herself. Away from the trophy win at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup, there was another spectacular series of events captured on camera and it was done by no other person that the Croatian president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović showed us she is definitely…
16 Jul 2018
Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.

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