Croatia’s forward “Nikola Kalinic” has been sent home from the World Cup after he refused to come on as a substitute during the 2-0 defeat of Nigeria. The 30-year-old, who was starting his fourth successive international on the bench, said he was unable to play because of a back injury. Coach Zlatko Dalic said the […]
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Coach Gernot Rohr of Nigeria is not giving up hope of making it to the second round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, despite losing 2-0 to Croatia in their first match. Nigeria conceded both goals from poor defending of corner kicks, as Oghenekaro Etebo put the ball in his own net from a diving […]
Nigeria are bottom of Group D after Stoke City’s new signing Oghenekaro Etebo scored an own goal in a 2-0 loss to Croatia. Croatia claimed pole position in Group D with a hard-fought 2-0 win against Nigeria thanks to an own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo and a Luka Modric penalty. Midfielder Etebo, who joined Stoke […]
Lionel Messi had a second-half penalty saved as 2014 runners-up Argentina were held by World Cup debutants Iceland. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was denied by Hannes Halldorsson after Hordur Magnusson fouled Sergio Aguero. Aguero had scored his first ever World Cup goal to put two-time winners Argentina ahead on 19 minutes. However an unfazed […]
Moltivated by the Nigerian Super Eagles jersey, Italian Serie A side, AS Roma football club is calling on its fans worldwide to choose their preferred design for possible adoption by the club.
A second-half stoppage time goal by Uruguayan player Jose Gimenez was enough to shatter the hearts of the Pharoahs of Egypt as they lost their opening game of the 2018 FIFA world cup in Group A. The Egyptians, playing without their star player Mohammed Salah, were able to soak the pressure from Uruguay for most […]
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly accepted a suspended prison sentence to settle his tax fraud case. The Real Madrid superstar was accused by Spanish prosecutors in June last year of defrauding tax authorities of €14.8m (£12.9m). Ronaldo denied the alleged tax evasion when he appeared in court last summer but the case has still not been […]
The world cup kicked off today with a surprising score in the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The host nation, Russia comprehensively crushed Saudi Arabia, 5-0 with Yuri Gazinsky scoring on a header 12 minutes in.Russia’s second, third and fourth goals were all by substitutes: one by Artem Dzyuba and two by Denis Cheryshev. […]
Russian government has rejected request by supporters of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to bring in live chickens into the Kaliningrad Stadium. The Kaliningrad Stadium is the venue of Super Eagles’ World Cup opener against Croatia. The match is slated for Saturday 8pm. The Supporters believe that live chicken painted in green and white, brings […]
The psychic pig Mystic Marcus that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory, has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup. The psychic pig who has a history of sniffing out a winner – and is hoping to continue his unbroken record for this summer’s World Cup. Mystic Marcus has a 100% track record […]
A slay mama made a shocking revelation on a Facebook group page about how she posses spiritual powers that absorbs a man destiny and blessings after sleeping with her. She revealed that every success and destiny of any man she sleeps with becomes hers, and the victim would remain wretched forever. The lady with the […]
Spain have promoted Under 21 boss Albert Celades and named him as Julen Lopetegui’s replacement. Lopetegui was sacked on Wednesday just 24 hours after it was announced he would take over at Real Madrid following the World Cup in Russia Celades will be in the dugout on Friday when Spain open their campaign against Portugal. […]
Spain sacked head coach Julen Lopetegui after he was named the new Real Madrid boss – two days before their opening World Cup match against Portugal. Real Madrid announced on Tuesday that Lopetegui would succeed Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu on a three-year-deal. The Spanish football federation (RFEF) said it had dismissed the 51-year-old because […]
Finally, American Boxer Deontay Wilder Agrees Terms To Fight Anthony Joshua In The UK Later This Year
American boxer, Deontay Wilder has agreed terms to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain later this year, in a bout that would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 2000. Joshua (21-0) is the holder of the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles while Wilder (40-0) is the WBC world champion. Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel told ESPN […]
Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tipped Mohammed Salah of Liverpool, to end the Ballon d’Or duopoly he enjoys with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Salah enjoyed a stunning debut campaign at Anfield, scoring 44 times in all competitions. However, his season ended on a bad note, after he suffered a shoulder dislocation in the Champions League […]
Real Madrid has named Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui, 51, as the next manager of the Spanish club following the departure of Zinedine Zidane. The news comes just weeks after Julen committed his future to Spain’s national team by signing a deal until 2020 on May 22 but will be joining the Spanish giants […]
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have left their training camp for Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The team posed for a quick photo before leaving. The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF)shared the photo on their Twitter, writing: [email protected] depart Austria for Russia in high spirits. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong
The Golden State Warriors romped to a 3-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals series early Thursday with a 110-102 victory on the night. LeBron James scored 33 points (a 10th career NBA finals triple-double), limited Warriors star guard Steph Curry to just one three-point shot, but his dream of winning more […]
Messi has edged out Ronaldo in this year’s latest list of top 100 earning athletes in the world. According to the list released by Forbes Magazine, US boxer Floyd Mayweather has regained his title in the Forbes rankings of the world’s top 100 earning athletes. He earned a $275m (£205m) for his boxing match in […]
Nigerian football legend and former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo has reportedly recovered his stolen £8,250 from Russian Police. The 41-year-old football legend was recently robbed by two loaders at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport after he landed in Russia from London ahead of the 2018 World Cup tournament. Kanu had arrived in Kaliningrad for a World […]