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    Sports Croatia’s success divides Balkan neighbours – Punch Newspapers

    Croatia’s neighbours in the former Yugoslavia have largely praised the team’s surprise success in reaching the World Cup final in Russia — just don’t expect the Serbian president to support them, at least for now..... read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports France v Croatia: Three key World Cup final battles – Punch Newspapers

    France are favourites to win the World Cup for a second time in Moscow on Sunday when they take on a Croatia side forced to go through three periods of extra-time to make their first ever final. By contrast, Didier Deschamps’s side have... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Sports World Cup 2018 golden boot standings – Will anyone beat Harry Kane to top goal scorer this year? – world cup 2018 – Telegraph

    The Golden Boot for the 2018 World Cup will, as tradition dictates, be awarded to the top scorer in the tournament. But who will it be – Harry Kane or Romelu Lukaku? The two face off in today’s third-place play-off. An unquestionable sign of … read more via world cup 2018 – Google News –...
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    Sports France will win World Cup – Dwight Yorke – PM NEWS Nigeria

    SuperSport analyst Dwight Yorke, who has been sharing his expert opinion on DStv and GOtv during the World Cup, has put his neck on the line by predicting victory for France in Sunday’s final. The former … read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports World Cup 2018 final: Amuneke predicts winner, gives reason – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke has predicted that France will win the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Sunday. France will trade tackles with Croatia on Sunday in all European final and Amuneke tipped the former World champions to go home with the coveted prize. The ex-Super …...
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    Sports Gareth Southgate confirms England changes for World Cup third place play-off – Metro

    England will ring the changes for the World Cup third place play-off against Belgium on Saturday in St Petersburg, but manager Gareth Southgate insists the team owe it to the supporters to end their campaign on a high. The two beaten semi-finalists will face off... read more via Metro –...
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    World France To Deploy 110,000 Police During World Cup Weekend – Channels Television

    Authorities will deploy 110,000 police and security forces across France this weekend to secure the huge street parties if “Les Bleus” win the World Cup on Sunday, after years of attacks.... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    Sports De Bruyne does not understand Sterling criticism – world cup 2018 – Google News

    The Belgian wants the media to give his Man City team-mate ‘the love he deserves’ following his World Cup performances Kevin De Bruyne hopes Raheem Sterling is acknowledged appropriately for his performances at the World Cup. The Manchester City team-mates may face off Saturday as Belgium …...
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    Sports Croatia and Real Madrid genius Modric deserves to win the Ballon d’Or – News

    The former Tottenham midfielder has played a pivotal part in his nation’s amazing run to the World Cup final and is in contention for the Golden Ball. This could be the year that the Ballon d’Or duopoly finally ends. For the past decade, the prestigious prize … read more via News –...
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    Sports World Cup: Jose Mourinho Praises Gareth Southgate – P.M.EXPRESS

    Jose Mourinho has praised England manager Gareth Southgate following England’s World Cup exit. The Three Lions were knocked out at the semi-finals stage by Croatia after Mario Mandzukic’s extra-time winner.... read more via P.M.EXPRESS – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports FIFA investigates Croatia, Nigeria match – – The Sun News

    The world governing body of football, FIFA, has launched a new investigation into the Croatia National Team and Croatian Football Federation, following an incident that occurred during their Group D match against Nigeria on June 16. says Croatian fans displayed the banner of The...
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    Sports World Cup: England Have Reason To Cry After Semi-final Defeat To Croatia – Mourinho – Tori News

    Jose Mourinho believes England have cause for optimism following their 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia on Wednesday..... read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Three Things We Learned From Croatia’s Semi-Final Victory Over England – Channels Television

    Mario Mandzukic struck an extra-time winner as Croatia defeated England 2-1 on Wednesday to advance to the World Cup final for the first time in the country’s history. Kieran Trippier’s maiden international.... read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports Why African teams fell short at the World Cup again – ENCA News

    At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries – Egypt, Tunisia, … read more via Top Stories – Get More...
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    Sports Idowu joins Lokomotiv Moscow – Newtelegraph

    Idowu, 26, who featured in all three Super Eagles games at the Russia 2018 World Cup, said he was excited to join the Moscow giants, especially as they will be playing in Europe. Lokomotiv Moscow won the Russian Premier League title last season and will be playing in the … read more via...
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    Sports Croatia’s elegance meets English pragmatism as fans stretch Luzhniki Stadium’s capacity – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    It is the battle of two sides with different approaches to the game, yet any of the two that survives today’s battle is capable of going all the way to win the trophy on Sunday. Croatia has been credited with the best midfield in this World Cup with its captain, Luka Modric, likely to win the...
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    Sports ‘Shame for Football’ – Belgium Goalie Courtois Blasts France Victory –

    Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is understandably sore at not making the finals of the World Cup and he’s stated that his team’s defeat by France in Tuesday’s semifinal was a “shame for football”. The Chelsea shot-stopper was heavily critical of Didier Deschamps’s side for their defensive...
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    Sports Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat in World Cup final – News

    The midfielder says his side cannot let a chance to win the World Cup pass them by after qualifying for Sunday’s final against Croatia or England Paul Pogba has urged France not to let an opportunity to win the World Cup pass as Les Bleus booked … read more via News – International –...
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    Sports ‘One Set Play The Difference’, Martinez Laments Belgium’s Defeat – Channels Television

    Belgium coach Roberto Martinez bemoaned the goal his team conceded from a corner to lose a tight World Cup semi-final to France in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. French centre-back Samuel Umtiti nodded read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Ranking 2018 World Cup final matchups between Belgium, France, England, Croatia – CBS Sports

    We are just days away from knowing who will play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final in Moscow, Russia. The semifinals are on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the remaining four teams battling for the opportunity to win the most coveted trophy … read more via SOCCER news, photos, and video – Yahoo...