World Cup2018 Group Scenario Breakdowns

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With the second series of World Cup group games completed on Sunday, qualification for the knockout rounds is now clearer. The top two teams in each group go into the last 16. In the case of teams finishing level on points, FIFA has put in place seven tie-breakers starting with…

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Is God Nigerian or Argentinian? We’ll Soon Find Out On Tuesday

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In Nigeria, there are words like God of soccer. Come Tuesday we will know, if the God of football is Nigerian. For Ahmed Musa, things seem to come in twos. At the World Cup in Brazil four years ago he struck twice against Argentina. On Friday he scored two goals against…

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Pressure On Messi Against Croatia After Ronaldo scores again at World Cup

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Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia later today in  pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing. France will be looking for a second World Cup Group C win against Peru on Thursday while…

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Where Would These Managers Be Next Season?

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As usual there will be a lot of player movement in Europe during the transfer market. But this market will be a little different as there will also be manager movements among big clubs in Europe. Arsene Wenger, Unai Emery and Heynckes have all left their respective clubs, with former…

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How Chelsea can still make next season’s Champions League

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After the putrid display of football at Stamford Bridge yesterday in the 1-1 draw against Huddersfield, it is time to assess how Chelsea can still make it to the Champions League. It is a fate that is not in our hands, though this has been the case for some time…

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Wolves Secure Promotion To Premier League

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English Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers secured promotion to the Premier League on Saturday without even playing. The Midlands club ended their six-year exile from the top flight when close rivals Fulham could only draw 1-1 with Brentford, who equalised in the 94th minute. Wolves, who have 92 points from 42…

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4 Ways Manchester City Can Win The League In April

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Manchester City are strolling to the Premier League title under Pep Guardiola, 16 points clear of nearest challengers Manchester United. It seems a matter of time until their city rivals are crowned champions. However, the league leaders can make this happen faster than you may think. Below are three ways…

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UCL: Conte Unsure About Chelsea’s Chances

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Chelsea’s manager, Antonio Conte, may have succumbed to defeat even before the kick off between the West-London team and Barcelona. The Italian said his side doesn’t have the same experience as the Juventus side that defeated Tottenham 1-2 at the Wembley stadium last week. Chelsea were held to a 1-1…

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World Cup 2018 kits: Nigeria Confirm New Nike Kit, Rank Number 1 At The Moment

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NIGERIA have unveiled their retro kit design which they will don at the World Cup in Russia later this year and it’s an absolute beauty. Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi was the face of the new kit, and Nike have dedicated the special edition kit to Nigeria’s shirt of 1994 with it’s…

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Super Eagles’ World Cup kits To Be Available In February After Launch

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Nigerian football fans and indeed supporters of the Super Eagles will in no distant time have an opportunity to purchase the official jersey of their National Team as they would go on sale immediately after the official launching of the jersey in London, According to AOIFootball.com. The Super Eagles’ World…

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La Liga: Real Madrid Face Defensive Crisis For Sevilla Clash

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Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will be without three of his first-choice back four for Saturday’s La Liga clash at home to Sevilla as they bid to keep alive their fading hopes of defending their title. Sevilla, who have lost just once in their last 10 outings in all competitions,…

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Serie A: Inter Milan Face Test Of Title Hopes At Champions Juventus

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Having ended Napoli’s unbeaten start to the league season last week, champions Juventus will try to do the same to Inter Milan when they host the Serie A leaders in a mouth-watering “Derby d’Italia” on Saturday. Inter were left as the only unbeaten team in the league after Juve won…

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EPL: Stakes Are High In First Manchester Derby Of the 2017/2018 Season

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There have been few Manchester derbies with as much on the line as Sunday’s meeting at Old Trafford of the top two teams in the Premier League – the most anticipated clash of the campaign so far. Pep Guardiola’s City have built an eight-point lead following an unbeaten start to…

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Premier league Clubs To Discuss Closing Transfer Window Early

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English Premier League clubs are set to discuss whether to shut the transfer window before the start of the 2018-19 season when they meet next month, British media have reported. Representatives from the 20 ­top-flight clubs are due to attend ­a shareholders meeting on September 7 with the majority pushing…

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Giroud Header Seals Arsenal Win In Season-Opening Thriller

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A feast of goals opened the Premier League season when Arsenal twice came from behind to beat Leicester City 4-3 with substitute Olivier Giroud heading a late winner on Friday. Arsenal’s new signing Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette took 94 seconds to make his mark with a header from Mohamed Elneny’s curling…

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