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    Sports World Cup 2026: Morocco vs USA, Mexico & Canada in bids to host FIFA finals – News...

    The 23rd tournament is still almost a decade away, but plans are already in place for the first ever 48-country global competition. The 2026 World Cup will be the 23rd edition of the tournament, and will be the first ever edition to include 48 teams. FIFA … read more via News –...
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    Sports World Cup 2018: TV guide and kick-off times – Newsweek

    The wait is finally over. The moment soccer fans across the world have been waiting for over the last four years is here. The 2018 World Cup begins tomorrow, when Russia host Saudi Arabia in the opening game. The tournament’s first big game sees Portugal play Spain on June … read more via...
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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 World Cup: Dele Alli promises best behaviour in Russia – TODAY.NG

    England attacking midfielder, Dele Alli, has promised not to fall foul of new FIFA regulations introduced for the World Cup, which allow referees to punish players retrospectively for infringements during a match...... read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports German Fan Sees Eagles Crashing In Group Stage – P.M.EXPRESS

    Simon Gerharz, a German football enthusiast has predicted that the Super Eagles of Nigeria are not good enough to go to the second round of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Gerharz saw the Nigerian team coming third in their group, adding that Croatia … read more via P.M.EXPRESS –...
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    Sports The Ten Most Expensive Stars At World Cup 2018 – Forbes

    Neymar is the most expensive player at the 2018 World Cup. The Brazillian forward already holds the record for the most expensive transfer – the … read more via Forbes – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Belgium coach Martinez tips Tunisia as World Cup surprise package – News

    Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has tipped his 2018 World Cup Group G opponents Tunisia to emerge as one of the tournaments surprise packages. The Tunisians were edged 1-0 by Spain in Saturday’s final World Cup warm-up friendly in Krasnodar as they gear up to take on … read more via...
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    Sports Patrick Vieira: Former Arsenal captain appointed Nice manager after leaving New York City – BBC News

    Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira has been appointed as the new manager of French Ligue 1 side Nice. The ex-Manchester City, Inter Milan … read more via BBC Sport – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Etebo joins Stoke City for £6.35m –

    Nigeria midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has signed for Championship side Stoke City in a deal worth £6.35m (7.2m euros). The former Feirense midfielder, who spent the end of last season on loan at La Liga side Las Palmas, is presently with the Nigeria squad as they head out for the … read more...
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    Sports Pep: Why I Will Never Return To Barca – manchester city –

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed why he will never return to FC Barcelona's dugout, despite winning 14 trophies in a four-year spell with the Blaugrana........ read more via manchester city – Google News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports See The N261 Million Watch Rafael Nadal Wore To Win French Open – Nairaland

    Rafael Nadal Won The French Open For The 11th Time And One Incident Brought Attention To His Most Expensive Piece Of Equipment, His $725,000 (N261 Million) Richard Mille Watch. During The Men’s Singles Final, Nadal’s … read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports John Obi Mikel makes stunning revelation about Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich –

    Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has revealed that Chelsea’s Russian owner, Roman Abramovich hardly complains when results are turning out positively for the Premier League side. The 31-year-old Nigerian international played in the English topflight with Chelsea for over a decade between...
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    Sports Messi Ignores Ronaldo, Names Eight Players He Believe Will Shine At 2018 World Cup - Information Ng

    Lionel Messi has picked out eight players who he believes will shine at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and there are some notable omissions. The Barcelona icon, widely regarded as the greatest to ever play the game, remains frustrated by a lack of success on the global … read more via...
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    Halep wins first title at French Open – BBC

    World number one Simona Halep finally won her first Grand Slam title with a gutsy comeback victory over American 10th seed Sloane Stephens in the French Open final. Halep, who had lost her three...... read more via BBC – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Jose Mourinho picks Super Eagles to reach World Cup Round of 16 – TODAY.NG

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has picked the Super Eagles and Argentina to emerge from a tough-looking Group D at the World Cup in Russia. read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Britain’s richest man offers to buy Chelsea from Abramovich – Daily Post Nigeria

    Roman Abramovich has rejected an approach from Britain’s richest person to buy Chelsea Football Club. Jim Ratcliffe, the billionaire boss of multinational petrochemicals giant Ineos and a Blues season-ticket holder, expressed an interest in buying the club amid speculation Abramovich could be...
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    Sports ‘Messi is 50 per cent of the Argentina team’ – Barcelona man ‘powers everything -

    A former Blaugrana striker has admitted that a current Camp Nou star is vital to his nation's chances of securing World Cup glory this summer Lionel Messi “powers everything” for Argentina, says Patrick Kluivert, with the Barcelona superstar “50 per cent of ... read more via News –...
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    Sports Real Madrid Demand World Record Equalling Fee as Speculation Over Gareth Bale’s Future -

    Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale will only be allowed to leave the club this summer if potential suitors pay a world record equalling €222m for his signature, according to reports. The Spanish giants are demanding that the record transfer fee - paid by Pais Saint-Germain .... read more via...
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    Sports Olanrewaju Kayode: Man City striker joins Shakhtar on permanent deal – BBC Sport

    Manchester City striker Olanrewaju Kayode has completed a permanent move to Shakhtar Donetsk for an undisclosed fee. The 25-year-old Nigeria international, who arrived from Austria Vienna last August, did not make a single appearance for City. Kayode’s … read more via BBC Sport –...
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    Sports In Group D, anything can happen, says David Villa – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    David Villa has fond memories of the World Cup. A serial champion, Villa was in the Spanish team that won the title for the first time in its history at the South Africa 2010 edition of the competition...... read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News –...