23 C
Lagos, Nigeria
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pele-like Mbappe strikes to send Messi, Argentina crashing out

Teenage star Kylian Mbappe struck twice and earned another goal as France finally found their attacking edge to beat Lionel Messi’s Argentina 4-3 and...

World Cup preview: Spain vs Russia

The Luzhniki awaits. After four games during the group phase, the grand stadium will serve up an amuse-bouche round of 16 tie ahead of...

Messi & Ronaldo take centre stage as World Cup enters knockouts

The world's two greatest players roar into the knockout stage of the World Cup on Saturday, with Lionel Messi's Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal...

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...

Endless turmoil leaves Messi’s Argentina in disarray at World Cup

The 2014 World Cup final in Brazil was supposed to be Lionel Messi's crowning moment, the chance for him to take his place alongside...

Belgium coach Martinez plays down Hazard injury scare

Coach Roberto Martinez says there is "nothing to worry about" regarding playmaker Eden Hazard's fitness after the Belgium skipper limped out of their final...

Argentina part ways with Sampaoli after World Cup disappointment

Jorge Sampaoli has stepped down as Argentina head coach following their disappointing World Cup campaign. Sampaoli took over a year ago charged with putting together...

Brazil World Cup exit ‘the saddest moment of my career’ –...

Neymar has expressed his anguish after Brazil were knocked out of the World Cup on Friday, losing 2-1 to Belgium in the quarter-finals in...

Mexico stun World Cup champions Germany 1-0

Defending champions Germany crashed to defeat in their first game at the World Cup on Sunday as an enterprising Mexico refused to be intimidated...

Oxlade-Chamberlain ruled out of World Cup

England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the World Cup in Russia after sustaining knee ligament damage while playing for Liverpool against AS Roma in...

LATEST NEW

4 pregnant women, 140 others arrive from Libya

No fewer than 144 Nigerians, which included four pregnant women, were on Thursday repatriated from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for...

Army in Zimbabwe seizes power

BIG STORIES