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Salah still doubtful for World Cup opener against Uruguay

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah remains a doubt to face Uruguay in their World Cup opener at Yekaterinburg on Friday, the country's football association has...

Ezenwa-Messi jersey swap relives Beijing Olympic meeting

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Argentina captain and talisman Lionel Messi swapped their tops after the South Americans progressed at the expense of their...

Falconets face big opening test against German U20s

Nigeria's Falconets will go head-to-head with Germany in a FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group D opening contest that should be very demanding for...

Beers, tears and cheers as England fans go wild over World...

People erupted in celebration and the beer went flying as England reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years on...

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...

Mental strength paid off for France, says Deschamps

France managed to overcome mistakes and imperfections in their World Cup final victory over Croatia with sheer mental strength to lift the trophy for...

FIFA asked to expand World Cup to 48 teams

The governing body of South American soccer CONMEBOL has asked FIFA to expand the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2022 tournament in...

Rohr hopes for better performance against Iceland

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is now hoping his team will put in an improved shift in their next World Cup game against Iceland...

Neuer makes Germany’s World Cup squad, Sane left out

Germany have included 2014 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in their final squad for the 2018 tournament, even though he has only just returned...

Platini admits to underhand in World Cup draw

Disgraced Michel Platini has sensationally admitted to a "little skulduggery" in rigging the draw to ensure Brazil and France could not meet until the...

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