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FIFA applauds Nigeria for unforgettable World Cup

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has expressed gratitude to the Super Eagles, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Nigerian ...

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New Zealand women beat France to retain World Cup Sevens

New Zealand retained their women’s World Cup Sevens crown here Saturday, beating France 29-0 in the final ...

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Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

ZAGREB (Reuters) – Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has won many admirers for own performance at the ...

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Russia transfers World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over mantle of the World Cup host to the emir ...

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Justin Timberlake backs England’s World Cup bid

OK, this is getting silly now. Justin Timberlake has officially thrown his support behind England’s World Cup ...

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Super Eagles depart Russia not as team after World Cup exit

Following their ouster from the ongoing World Cup, the Super Eagles have left their Essentuki Camp not ...

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World Cup: Super Eagles captain criticizes Croatia’s game plan against Iceland

Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has slammed Croatia’s plans to rest their stars for Tuesday’s final group ...

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World Cup attendances pass one million mark, as banned FIFA chief Blatter attends Moscow match

More than one million fans have attended games at the World Cup, organisers FIFA said in a ...

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Super Eagles and Marcus the Pig at World Cup, By Reuben Abati

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build-up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going ...

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World Cup: Nigeria can still qualify from group stage — Oparaku

As Nigeria continue to lament the 0-2 loss to the Vatreni of Croatia, former Super Eagles defender, ...

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