2018 world cup news

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    Sports I was decisive in another way – Giroud defends goalless World Cup – Goal.com News

    Although he was unable to score in France’s route to glory at the 2018 World Cup, the Arsenal star insists he still offered a lot to the team Olivier Giroud has defended his failure to score at the World Cup, claiming he contributed to France‘s triumph … read more via Goal.com News –...
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    Sports NBBF: D’Tigress can shock the world – TODAY.NG

    The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Eng. Musa Kida, strongly believes that the Women’s Senior National team will fly the country’s flag high and give a good representation of Africa when the 2018 World Cup tips off in Spain.... read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2MY0iIa...
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    Sports Atletico Madrid Unveils New Signing, Thomas Lemar (Photo) – Nairaland News

    Atletico Madrid have officially unveiled Thomas Lemar after official confirmation … read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2AqNfdv Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports ‘Mbappe better than Henry at same age’ – France boss Deschamps hails World Cup winner – Goal.com News

    The man who guided Les Bleus to global glory in Russia has saluted the progress being made by an exciting teenage forward at Paris Saint-Germain read more via Goal.com News – International – https://ift.tt/2mwQtSJ Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Stranded Nigerian World Cup fans arrive Abuja (Photo) – Naija.ng News

    About 155 out of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrived the country on Friday night. The stranded Nigerian football fans came through Ethiopian Airline flight number ET-ALP. Photo source: NAN The … read more via Naija News –...
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    Sports FG airlifts 152 Nigerian World Cup fans stranded in Russia – Punch Nigeria Newspapers

    Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has evacuated 152 out of the over 230 Nigerians who were stranded in Russia after the 2018 World Cup tournament. The football fans boarded an Ethiopian aircraft on Friday morning and were expected to arrive Abuja by 6pm. Some media had reported...
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    Sports Maradona arrives in Belarus to take up new job – Daily Nation News

    Hotfoot from creating a stir at the World Cup Diego Maradona arrived in Belarus on Monday to begin the latest chapter in his colourful career. Argentina’s 1986 World Cup winner insisted that his new role as president of first division … read more via Daily Nation | Home –...
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    Sports 2018 World Cup: N’Golo Kante Was Too Shy To Ask To Hold The World Cup Trophy So Steven N’Zonzi Forced Him – ModernGhana News

    N’Golo Kante’s ridiculous few years continued with a World Cup win but the Chelsea midfielder is still so shy and humble that he needed a teammate to ask for him to pose with the World Cup trophy. The rise and rise of N’Golo Kante in just a short … read more via ModernGhana News –...
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    Sports Putin says Russia thwarted 25m cyber attacks during World Cup – Newtelegraph News

    Almost 25 million cyber attacks and other crimes on Russian IT infrastructure involved in organising the World Cup have been neutralised, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in comments released on Monday. Putin thanked representatives of law enforcement agencies from around the world for...
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    Sports Rio Ferdinand tells Jose Mourinho to sign France star after stunning World Cup – Metro News

    Kylian Mbappe lit up the 2018 World Cup (Picture: Getty) Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand ‘hopes’ his former club sign Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe following the Frenchman’s stunning World Cup campaign. Mbappe was crowned young player of the tournament after scoring four...
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    Sports “It Has Been The Best World Cup In History”- FIFA President Says — The Guardian News

    At a press conference in Moscow, FIFA President Gianni Infantino labelled the 2018 World Cup as the best tournament in history, where the competition passed without incidents.... Read more via The Guardian News – https://ift.tt/2Lh5tPo Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Jose Mourinho destroys Raheem Sterling: He did not have a good World Cup – Metro News

    Sterling started six matches in Russia, only missing the final group game against Belgium, though failed to score – extending a barren run for his nation that has last since the back end of ... read more via Metro – https://ift.tt/2Jmp2UM Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports FIFA warns FA for England fans’ ‘political chants’ – SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo Sports News

    ESPN FIFA has warned England’s Football Association (FA) for "political chants" made by fans during Wednesday’s World Cup semifinal defeat to Croatia. The tournament organisers opened disciplinary proceedings on Thursday, but the details of the allegations were not disclosed. FIFA said in …...
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    Sports France are proud to represent Africa – Deschamps – ESPN.com

    France’s players of African origin will be proud to represent the continent when they face Croatia in Sunday’s World Cup final, according to Les Bleus‘ coach Didier Deschamps. 14 members of France’s squad, including Paul Pogba, Kylian Mbappe and Samuel Umtiti, are of African origin, and...
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    Sports Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final – Reuters News

    Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday’s World Cup final. Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, attempts to predict the result of the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia during an … read more via U.S. –...
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    Sports Griezmann happy if France win World Cup ‘ugly’ – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    France forward Antoine Griezmann said Friday winning the World Cup against Croatia on Sunday was more important than how his team do it. Belgium’s players criticised the tactics France used in their 1-0 semi-final win as Didier Deschamps’ team sat deep … read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Sports Croatian Players Will Sacrifice World Cup Final Places If Unfit – Dalic – Channels Television News

    Croatia’s coach Zlatko Dalic (L) and Croatia’s midfielder Luka Modric hold a press conference at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 14, 2018 on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match between France and Croatia. Alexander NEMENOV / AFP Croatia coach Zlatko … read...
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    Sports History Of The FIFA World Cup Third Place Match – Thenet News

    In a few hours, England and Belgium will go head-to-head for the second time in the Russia 2018 World Cup, this time to decide which of the two countries will finish third at the tournament. Unlike the Olympics where the philosophy is that participating IS the victory, … read more via...
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    Sports World Cup 2018: Kylian Mbappe needs to avoid ‘bad influences’ if he is to become world’s best - The Sun News

    PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN star Thomas Meunier has hit out at team-mate Kylian Mbappe and told the forward to cut-out his “cinematic” attitude in order for him to be considered a great. Belgian defender Meunier was suspended for his country’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Mbappe’s … read more via...
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    Sports Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave World Cup on a high – TODAY.NG News

    Agence France-Presse England manager Gareth Southgate admits the World Cup third-place play-off is a game that no team wants to play, but Saturday’s match against Belgium offers the chance to finish the tournament on a winning note. A gut-wrenching 2-1 loss to Croatia after extra-time denied...