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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...

Batshuayi could miss World Cup

Borussia Dortmund striker Michy Batshuayi is set to miss the rest of the season -- and possibly the World Cup -- after injuring his...

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...

Egypt goalkeeper El-Hadary eyes World Cup history

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary, who at 45 could become the oldest man to play at a World Cup, says he hopes his story inspires...

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...

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...

Tunisia’s Msakni ruled out of World Cup

Tunisia forward Youssef Msakni has been ruled out of the World Cup after agonisingly suffering a cruciate ligament injury while playing his final league...

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...

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