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    Sports Neymar pictured with swollen ankle in huge World Cup injury scare for Brazil - Goal
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    Sports Neymar to lead Brazil in World Cup qualifying – Vanguard News
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    Sports Matthaus predicts Brazil, England World Cup final – Daily Nation News

    World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus backed England to reach this year’s final, claiming Gareth Southgate’s side have a “high culture of playing football”. The 57-year-old, who captained West Germany to World Cup glory in Italy in 1990, thinks England win their quarter-final against Sweden on...
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    Sports Goldman Sachs’ statistical model predicts a possible group stage exit for Nigeria - Ventures Africa

    Predicting a football game is the shortest walk to disappointment most times; but maybe, as humans, our predictions are mostly clouded by our... Read more via Ventures Africa – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho names his World Cup semi-finalists – Metro

    Jose Mourinho has revealed the four teams he believes will reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. In an interview with RT Sport, the Manchester United manager named Portugal, Brazil, Argentina and Germany as his World Cup semi-finalists. … read more via Metro – Get...
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    Sports Goldman Sachs’ AI predicts Brazil will win the World Cup – Engadget

    Goldman Sachs is giving another go at predicting which team will win this year’s World Cup. After incorrectly predicting how the 2014 tournament would turn out, it’s trying again and its calculations say that France, Brazil, Portugal and Germany will make it to the … read more via Engadget...
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    Neymar back in training ahead of World Cup – SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo! Sports

    Neymar was back in training on Tuesday to give Brazil a boost ahead of the World Cup. The Paris Saint-Germain forward has been sidelined since February after having surgery on his right foot but spent an hour training on the main pitch … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video –...
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    Sports David Luiz, Alex Sandro Missing As Brazil Release World Cup Squad List [SEE FULL LIST]

    Players like Alex Sandro, David Luiz, Ramirez, Oscar will miss the showpiece
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    Sports New Neymar? Barca Splash €40 million on Brazil Wonderkid Arthur –

    Barcelona have completed the €40 million signing of Gremio midfielder Arthur, according to Spanish media. Arthur, 21, is however set to officially join the club after next season despite putting pen to paper on the deal earlier this week. The Catalans will pay €30m up front for the midfielder...
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    [Video] Powerful Church Drama: Drunk Beggar Enters Church And Asked To Sing

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    Sports Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup –

    Footballing legend Pele said on Monday that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil. Pele Five-time winners Brazil were thrashed 7-1 in the 2014 semi-finals by eventual champions Germany at the Maracana, but Pele, considered one of...
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    World Brazil’s Most Dangerous Female Criminals Hold Beauty Pageant [SEE PHOTOS]

    The only maximum security women’s jail in Rio de Janeiro holds some of Brazil’s most dangerous female criminals. But once a year they’re allowed to swap their prison uniforms for high heels and glamorous gowns as they hold a beauty pageant on the inside. Ten inmates strutted along a makeshift...
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    World Pakistan Overtakes Brazil, Becomes 5th Most Populous Country

    Pakistan has surpassed Brazil to become the fifth-most populous country on Earth, as the southern Asian nation’s population has surged beyond 220 million people, the latest figures showed on Friday. In March, the South Asian nation conducted its first population census in two decades, which...
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    Sports Rio Olympics: Mikel, Ighalo, Iheanacho, Iwobi Make 35-Man Squad [FULL LIST]

    The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has released a 35-man provisional list for the Rio Olympics games starting on August 5, in Brazil. Players who have had experience playing in the Nigeria senior team constitute half of those listed in Coach Siasia’s provisional squad of 35, who will...
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    Sports Brazil Sack Head Coach Dunga After COPA America Exit

    Brazil sacked coach Dunga on Tuesday after the Selecao failed to get out of the group stage at the Peru eliminated Brazil with a 1-0 result on Sunday thanks to a controversial goal that appeared to come off the hand of striker Raul Ruidiaz. But the manner of the defeat was not enough for...
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    World Brazil: Dilma Rousseff Suspended, Acting President Promise Credibility

    Brazil’s acting president, Michel Temer said on Thursday that his new cabinet must work to restore the country’s “credibility,”. He stated this in his first address after assuming power from suspended predecessor Dilma Rousseff pending her impeachment trial. According to Temer, “we must...
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    Sports Brazil Names 40-man Copa America Squad

    Neymar’s absence from this year’s Copa America Centernatio was made official on Friday when the Barcelona star was left out of Brazil’s 40-man preliminary squad for the competition. Real Madrid’s Marcelo and Paris Saint-Germain duo Thiago Silva and David Luiz also failed to make coach...
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    World Facebook Executive, Diego Dzodan Arrested Over Drug-Trafficking Case

    Facebook's vice president and senior executive for Latin America has been arrested in Brazil after the firm failed to co-operate with court orders in a drug-trafficking case, police have said. According to reports, Diego Dzodan, was held for questioning in Sao Paulo on Tuesday. Court officials...
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    Metro Lagos: Airport Officials Arrested A Man Who Inserted Cocaine in Anus From Brazil

    Agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested a 40-year-old man, Ikeh Maxwell Obumneme at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, for drug trafficking. The NDLEA Commander attached to the airport Mr. Hamisu Lawan, who confirmed the arrest revealed that...
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    Sports Golden Eaglets Beat Brazil 3-0; Qualify for FIFA U17 World Cup Semis

    The Golden Eaglets have progressed to the the semi-final stage of the U17 World Cup in Chile following their 3-0 thrashing os the Celesao of Brazil on Sunday night. Three goals in five minutes in the first half of the game sealed the deal for the Emmanuel Amunike boys, who was an assistant...