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    Sports Croatia star Rakitic implies win over Nigeria helped them to 2018 World Cup final –

    Ivan Rakitic believes staring their world cup campaign with a win against Nigeria propelled them to the final of the tournament. Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic has implied that their group stage win over the Super Eagles of Nigeria helped them to the … read more via – Nigeria’s...
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    Sports African Sports Tourism Summit returns after World Cup 2018 – BusinessDay News

    The African Sports Tourism Summit, the pan-African platform for sports and tourism stakeholders to … read more via BusinessDay News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Wilfred Ndidi: World Cup experience has made me a better player – TODAY.NG

    Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi says the experience of representing his country at the 2018 World Cup has made him a better player. Ndidi was one of the Super Eagles’ best players at Russia 2018, performing strongly in each of their three group matches against Croatia, Iceland and Argentina...
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    Sports Kante was too shy to touch the World Cup –Giroud – Punch Newspapers

    Olivier Giroud has revealed that N’Golo Kante was too shy to grab hold of the World Cup after winning it with France in Moscow last month, according to Daily Mail. The Chelsea team-mates discussed their World Cup success on the club’s official Facebook page having both played a … read more...
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    Sports France World Cup win costs Chinese firm $9m – Punch Nigeria Newspapers

    A Chinese kitchen appliance maker said on Monday it has so far made refunds worth nine million dollars, fulfilling a costly pledge to... Read more via Punch Nigeria Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Neymar explains why he faked his pain during World Cup – Standard Digital News

    Ridiculed the world over for faking and diving during a disappointing World Cup campaign in Russia, Brazilian forward C has admitted to “exaggerated” reactions saying he is still learning to deal with frustration.... read more via Popular Standard Digital News Feeds –
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    Sports Pogba hosts pool party in LA as he continues to celebrate France’s win – Mail Online

    Paul Pogba hosts pool party in Los Angeles as he continues to celebrate France’s World Cup win ahead of returning to Manchester United for the new Premier League season Paul Pogba is continuing to celebrate France’s World Cup win in Los Angeles Pogba is currently on holiday with … read...
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    Sports 75 Nigerian football fans disappear in Russia – Punch Newspapers

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian football fans absconded in Russia after the 2018 World Cup. The ministry’s spokesman, Tope Elias-Fatile, said in Abuja on Wednesday that the fans absconded in spite of government’s efforts to help … read more...
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    Sports Ahmed Musa’s Goal Ranked 8th Best At World Cup – NaijaBizCom.Com

    Nigeria’s Super Eagles Ahmed Musa’s goal against Iceland was ranked eighth among the Top 10 goals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which held in Russia.... read more via NaijaBizCom.Com – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Russia 2018 Best Goal: Musa, others know fate today – – The Sun News

    With voting closed on Monday, the result of the poll for the best goal of Russia 2018 World Cup will be unveiled today. Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa and 16 other players whose goals were shortlisted will then know if their exploits gathered enough public support. Eighteen goals were … read more via...
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    Sports FIFA 2018 WC: Africa’s poor showing troubles CAF boss – Vanguard News

    Confederations of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad has revealed his frustration with the poor showing of the five African nations at the recently concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia. Nigeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Senegal and Morocco all failed … read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Sports Neymar speaks on relationship with Mbappe – Daily Post Nigeria

    Brazilian ace, Neymar has stated that there was no ill-feeling between him and France youngster, Kylian Mbappe. There were claims that Neymar did not congratulate Mbappe, his teammate at PSG, after the 19-year-old helped France win their second World Cup in history. But Metro UK quoted the …...
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    Sports Giroud to shave his head after losing 2018 World Cup bet – Daily Post Nigeria

    France striker, Olivier Giroud, has confirmed he will fulfill his vow to shave his head, after losing a bet made at the 2018 World Cup. Giroud promised to cut off all his hair, if Les Bleus won the tournament. Despite not having a single shot on target … read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Sports ISIS Spent Months Pushing Jihadist World Cup Attacks. Here’s Why They Failed. –

    They riled up their fans. They highlighted their star players and invited the next big scorer to try out. They seemed poised to take one or more direct shots at their goal. And yet the World Cup utterly fizzled for the Islamic State..... read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo...
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    World Trevor Noah’s World Cup joke shows how the world misunderstands the French – Quartz

    Gérard Araud is not like other ambassadors. The French envoy to the US has had a distinguished career–from ambassador to the UN to France’s chief Iran negotiator and ambassador to Israel–but he is clearly uncomfortable in the role of the conformist DC diplomat. So, he tweets, a lot, to …...
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    Sports Croatia’s Nikola Kalinic declines World Cup medal after being sent home early – TODAY.NG

    Croatia forward Nikola Kalinic has not accepted a runners-up medal after his country’s 4-2 World Cup final defeat to France because he was sent home early in the competition, reports in the Croatian media said. Kalinic, dismissed from the squad following the 2-0 victory over Nigeria in their...
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    Sports Argentine star urges Messi not to retire – Daily Nation | Home

    Carlos Tevez has told Lionel Messi not to retire from international football following Argentina’s chaotic World Cup in Russia. It was a forgettable campaign for Messi and Argentina, who were eliminated by eventual champions France in the last 16 at Russia 2018 as Jorge Sampaoli later …...
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    Sports Mourinho tells Pogba to ‘understand why he was so good’ at World Cup – News

    The Manchester United boss hailed the midfielder’s performances in the late stages of the tournament and hopes it leads to further success. Jose Mourinho has pointedly urged Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba to “understand why” he was one of the stars of France’s World Cup triumph. …...
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    Sports World Cup 2018: 2018 FIFA World Cup team of the tournament –

    Pulse Sports has compiled its team of the tournament for the 2018 FIFA World Cup based on glaring performances by individual players … read more via – Nigeria’s entertainment & lifestyle platform online – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports World Cup Pussy Riot pitch intruders jailed for 15 days – Yahoo

    A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo! Sports – Get More Nigeria Sports News