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‘Ghost’ of 7-1 still haunts Brazil

Brazil coach Tite says the "ghost" of their 7-1 mauling by Germany at the 2014 World Cup still haunts the 'Selecao', as the teams...

FIFA rubberstamps VAR for World Cup

Video assistant referee technology (VAR) will make its debut at the World Cup in Russia this summer despite lingering opposition from within and outside...

Russia cracks down on 800 ticket sites

Russia has cracked down on more than 800 websites illegally offering World Cup tickets when their general sale resumed after a six week wait. The...

Falconets draw Germany, China, Haiti ahead France 2018

Nigeria’s U20 women, Falconets, have been drawn in the same pool as perennial foes Germany, China and Haiti in Group D of the 9th...

Nigeria capable of great things at World Cup – Karembeu

FIFA World Cup winner and Frenchman Christian Karembeu believes that Nigeria's Super Eagles have all the trappings to create "great things" when the biggest...

World Cup trophy makes fourth visit to Nigeria

The original FIFA World Cup trophy is expected to arrive in Nigeria for a four-day tour of this Wednesday on a fourth visit. The biggest...

Weah urges Nigeria to prepare well for World Cup

Liberia's President George Weah on Monday urged Nigeria to get their preparation right for the World Cup and avoid wranglings over cash that have...

VAR gets World Cup go-ahead despite fears from purists

Football's lawmakers on Saturday approved video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer's World Cup, in one of the biggest changes to the sport...

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