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World Cup: Gernot Rohr Explains Why Nigeria Lost To Croatia

Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the Yessentuki Arena, in Yessentuki, in southern Russia, on June 13, 2018.PHOTO: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP   Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted that his young team had

[UPDATED] Croatia Defeat Nigeria 2-0 In First World Cup Game

Croatia’s forward Ante Rebic (L) and Nigeria’s forward Odion Jude Ighalo vie during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Croatia and Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 16, 2018. OZAN KOSE / AFP

World Cup Live: France vs Australia Match Underway

France’s forward Kylian Mbappe (L) vies with Australia’s defender Mark Milligan during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group C football match between France and Australia at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 16, 2018. FRANCK FIFE / AFP  

Cheryshev Stars As Russia Thrash Saudi Arabia In World Cup Opener

Russia’s midfielder Yuri Gazinskiy (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group A football match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 14, 2018. Alexander NEMENOV

2018 FIFA World Cup Set To Kick Off In Russia

People walk past a football billboard displaying (From L) Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi, Germany’s midfielder Mesut Ozil, Brazil’s striker Neymar and Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi./ AFP   All is set for the 2018 edition of

African Countries Should Think Of World Beyond Oil – Osinbajo  

File photo of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.   Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called on oil-producing African countries to think of a world beyond oil. He emphasised the importance of redoubling efforts at using oil and gas revenues to

D’Tigers crash out of FIBA 3×3 World Cup

Idris Adesina Nigeria on Sunday crashed out of the 2018 FIBA 3×3 Men’s World Cup in the Philippines after losing three of their four matches. D’Tigers team made up of Kano Pillars’ Yahaya Abdul, Dike Azuoma, David Godwin and Lucky

Primary School Students Mark World Environmental Day With Community Service

  Primary school students on Tuesday marked the World Environmental Day with a community service. Carrying brooms and cleaning materials, students from Bloomsville school in Lagos, walked the streets, ensuring that no dirt was left laying around. Also, as part

Russia 2018: Rohr Releases Super Eagles Final World Cup List

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has finally released his 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Having already trimmed down the provisional squad to 25 before the England friendly, Rohr was left with the decision of

Rohr Names 30-Man Provisional World Cup Squad

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Neymar To Return In May Before World Cup

FILE COPY Brazilian PSG’s footballer Neymar Junior takes part in a promotional event of the Chinese consumer electronic brand TCL for the media, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Nelson ALMEIDA / AFP   Brazilian superstar Neymar is expected back in Paris

Kaduna Govt Clarifies Statement On $350m World Bank Loan

  The Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Bala Bantex, has clarified the statement he made on Monday, saying that failure by the Senate to approve the $350M World Bank loan may likely affect other states, that have applied for a similar

Buhari Assures Super Eagles Of Support To Win World Cup

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Super Eagles of the needed support to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The President gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received the FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of the

George Weah Visits Buhari, Backs Nigeria To Win World Cup

The Liberian President, George Weah, has called on the Federal Government to provide all that is needed for the Super Eagles to win the trophy in the fourth coming World Cup holding Russia. Mr Weah described Nigeria’s Super Eagles as