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No fear: Belgium refuse to take “easy path”

MOSCOW  - After a surreal night on the Baltic where England struggled to contain their satisfaction with a defeat that offers them an easier path to the final, Belgium are trusting that World Cup fortune will favour the brave. The last time this “golden generation”...

Colombia through as Senegal suffer yellow card heartache

as Broken hearts in Senegal after harsh World Cup exit SAMARA, Russia  - Colombia’s Yerry Mina thumped home a second-half header to secure a dramatic 1-0 victory over Senegal on Thursday that catapulted the South Americans into the World Cup last 16 and dumped...

Who will win World Cup 2018? A new team, please

Bengaluru: Only eight teams have won the Fifa World Cup since the tournament began in 1930: five from Europe, including Italy, Germany, England, France and Spain, and three from South America, which includes Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. That’s out of the 79 nations, which...

Germany exits the World Cup in first round after losing to South Korea

Kazan, Russia: Germany is out of the World Cup, the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage.

Senegal seek support, feel positivity, not pressure in being Africa’s last hope

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Senegal will carry the hopes of a continent into their final World Cup group game against Colombia on Thursday, but there is no added pressure in being Africa’s sole last-16 prospect, according to defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Senegal need a point...

Nigeria soccer fans heartbroken after Argentina defeat

LAGOS, June 26 - Supporters of Nigeria’s soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal. The game determined who progressed from Group D to the knockout stage and...

Russia2018: Musa marks return with winning double as Nigeria beat Iceland

VOLGOGRAD, Russia, June 22 - Ahmed Musa returned to the line-up with devastating effect as he scored both goals for Nigeria to help them resuscitate their World Cup hopes in a 2-0 win over Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. Left out of...

Russia 2018: Argentina’s Messi seeks redemption against dangerous Croatia

Stung by his failure to avert a disappointing draw against Iceland, Argentina’s captain Lionel Messi would love to make amends in their World Cup Group D match against Croatia on Thursday. But the Croatians go into the game in ebullient mood after a comfortable 2-0...

Russia 2018: Cristiano Ronaldo wins second Man of the Match Award

Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted Budweiser Man of the Match after scoring the only goal in Portugal’s hard-fought 1-0 win against Morocco in Group B at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia on Wednesday. Ronaldo claimed the award in Portugal’s thrilling 3-3 draw against...

Nigeria soccer team, Super Eagles rated third worst team at Russian 2018 World Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been adjudged as the 29th best of the 32 teams participating at the World Cup after the first round of games. This followed the 2-0 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup. British newspaper Daily...
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