Stranded Nigerian fans and Russia as a new destination
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.
Where politics disunites, football unites - Part 2
At the end of this year’s mundial, the general opinions of most observers is that the Russians delivered to the world one of the best World Cup tournaments in history.
Qatar ploughs ahead with World Cup plans despite crises
Last year, Qatar's finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi said his country was determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well before fans started landing in the Gulf.
Brazil's 2014 World Cup legacy left little to celebrate
When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works, huge debts and missing funds.
Top 10 Adorable Kisses At The Russia 2018 World Cup
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:
France’s victory with more blacks means Africa can win World Cup, says Chukwu
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.
Visa releases details of spending at Russia 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…
Oliseh ties France’s World Cup win to African talents
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…
France world cup victory and the misfortune of blacks
Sir: If there is any evidence of what a black man nay Africans in general can achieve under a conducive environment, the French team which won the World Cup in the July 15, 2018 World Cup final is a clean one. From their first match against Australia to the last match against Croatia, French team…
Many failures of Nigerian football teams in four years
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…
Graduate wins car at Opera News Russia promo
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.