Russia 2018: Chelsea, Stoke City hail Omeruo, Etebo

English Premiership club, Chelsea and Championship side, Stoke City, have commended their Nigerian defender, Kenneth Omeruo and midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, respectively, following Nigeria’s World Cup match victory over Iceland on Friday. The Super Eagles recorded a 2-0 win over Iceland in the game which Ahmed Musa grabbed the brace to bring the team back into […]

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard score two each in Belgian rout

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard became only the fifth pair of teammates to each score two goals under the World Cup’s current format as Belgium moved closer to securing passage to the knockout rounds with an easy 5-2 dismissal of Tunisia in Moscow. Lukaku, who also had a brace against Panama on Monday, has scored […]

LABARAI A TAKAICE

  *Tun gabanin babban taron zaben shugabannin jam’iyyar APC mai mulki a Najeriya a ka samu tabbacin tsohon gwamnan jihar Edo Adams Ohiomhole ya zama shugaban jam’iyyar ba hamaiya* *Shugaban kwamitin tantancewa na taron Sanata Ahmed Sani Yariman Bakura ya ba da wannan tabbaci, ya na mai cewa sauran manyan mukaman ka iya samuwa ta […]

England’s Marcus Rashford meet Nigeria legend Segun Odegbami in Russia

Nigeria legend Segun Odegbami has described how excited England forward Marcus Radford was to meet him in Russia. Odegbami, who was one of the stars of the Green Eagles team to win Nigeria’s first Africa Cup of Nations title on home soil in 1980, is in Russia for the World Cup. Manchester United star Rashford, […]

Nigeria vs Argentina: Sampaoli set to drop Caballero, start Di Maria

There are early indications, that head coach of Argentina, Jorge Sampaoli, will drop Willy Caballero for their crunch game against Nigeria on Tuesday. Caballero was at fault for the first goal, as they were thrashed 3-0 by Croatia on Thursday. The Chelsea keeper generally had a game to forget, as his country suffered defeat that […]

Nigeria vs Argentina: Rohr gives update on Mikel Obi’s injury

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is confident captain John Mikel Obi will recover in time, for their final Group D game against Argentina on Tuesday. Mikel Obi sustained a wrist injury during Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. The Tianjin TEDA midfielder could be seen moving gingerly towards the end […]

Messi trains against Nigeria’s Super Eagles

Super star Lionel Messi, along with Argentina’s squad hit the training ground on Saturday in readiness for the crunch match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles  on Tuesday. The match at Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg will be played at 7pm. Argentina were on the brink of elimination after a humiliating 3-0 loss to Croatia, but Nigeria’s […]

All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated. They replace Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi who were toothless up front in the 2-0 opening defeat […]

World Cup: A review of the performance of African teams so far

There have been exceptional performances at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but the African teams have not particularly had a bright start to their campaign in the 21st edition of the Coupe de Mundial. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all five participating African teams with the exception of Senegal […]