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Russia 2018(9 days to go): Team Profile, Korea Republic

Korea Republic are Asia’s most successful FIFA World Cup nation. They have featured in nine World Cups, reaching the 2002 semi-finals on home soil. FIFA Ranking: 61 Continent: Asia World Cup History: Qualifying Campaigns : 14 First stage appearances: 9

Gernot Rohr drills for Eagles defence

Super Eagles resumed training yesterday at their closed camp in Austria, with coach Gernot Rohr paying emphasis on defensive tactics. Unimpressed by the Eagles inability to keep a clean sheets in friendly games against Serbia, Congo DR and England, coach

Super Eagles release New Squad Members

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have revealed their new squad numbers ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup. The squad numbers were made known via a 59 second video on the team’s twitter handle @ngsupereagles on Monday. Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa

FIFA WC(10 days):Team profile _ Sweden

Sweden booked their spot at Russia 2018 thanks to a 1-0 aggregate play-off win over Italy, having finished second in Europe’s Group A. FIFA Ranking: 23 Continent: Europe Nickname(s): Blågult (The Blue-Yellow) World Cup History: Qualifying Campaigns : 19 First

Super Eagles need to improve _ Nigeria vs England

Nigeria vs England – England’s Three Lions beat Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2-1 in a pre-2018 FIFA World Cup friendly on Saturday at the Wembley Stadium in London. It was a match which provided some clues as to how coach Gareth

Ferdinand to Southgate: Play your best against Nigeria or face WC disaster

RIO FERDINAND has told Gareth Southgate to play his first-choice defence against Nigeria tomorrow or risk a World Cup disaster. Ferdinand believes England’s young players badly need to get used to playing with each other if they are to avoid

Jesee Lingard to start for England against Nigeria

Gareth Southgate has revealed Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard will start for England in Saturday’s friendly against Nigeria. Lingard is competing for a place in Southgate’s starting line-up at the World Cup and he has been handed an opportunity to

Kwese signs deal with Bon_ FIFA WC

Kwesé and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have signed a Free-to-air TV Rights Sub-licence Agreement to provide the widest coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on terrestrial television in Nigeria. The agreement will see over 80 terrestrial

What will be, will be: Pochettino on Real Madrid

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino responded Friday to speculation that he is Real Madrid’s favoured candidate to succeed Zinedine Zidane as coach by saying: “What will be, will be.” Pochettino, speaking in Barcelona at the launch of the Spanish version of

Rohr’s disciplinary measures, revival for super eagles_ Mikel

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel said the revival of the national team was down to the disciplinary measures put down by coach Gernot Rohr. Mikel has described the 64-year old’s influence on the team as “radical change” since his

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