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England progressed to the knockout stages as runners-up in Group G following the 1-0 loss in Kaliningrad, where manager Gareth Southgate made eight changes to his starting XI.
Captain John Obi Mikel wrote in an opinion piece published hours before their critical World Cup game against Argentina: "Nigeria is not here to wear a nice kit."
Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement from international football aged just 23, saying criticism from fans of his performance at the World Cup had harmed his mother’s health.
The English Premier League has more players featuring in the FIFA World Cup in Russia, more than any other league, with 136 players out of the 736 at the tournament.
Belgian coach Roberto Martinez has stated that his side were deserving of their win against England in their final Group G game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night.
Argentina defender Federico Fazio believes Lionel Messi showed a different attitude in their 2-1 win over Nigeria last Tuesday.
Tunisia secured third place in Group G with a 2-1 victory over Panama in both sides' final World Cup game on Thursday.
African football has suffered a "big step back" after Senegal's exit sealed the continent's worst World Cup showing for 36 years, says Didier Drogba.
Japan lost to Poland but qualified for the World Cup round of 16 by virtue of a better disciplinary record than Group F rivals Senegal.
Colombia defeated Senegal 1-0 to advance to the World Cup round of 16 as Group H winners in a result that sent the African side out of the competition on the fair play ranking.
Former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amuneke, on Thursday called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to create education programmes aimed at improving players’ technical knowledge of football.
Diego Maradona has offered a $10,000 reward to identify the source of reports he had died after Argentina's World Cup match against Nigeria, his lawyer said Thursday.
The 16-year-old is regarded as one of Africa's hottest talents, with Napoli, RB Leipzig, Lille and Ajax also showing an interest in the No.10, as teams wait to sign him ahead of his 18th birthday due to FIFA regulations.
US President Donald Trump has for the first time expressed regret that his trade war with China had spiralled into an international quagmire, answering “yes” when a reporter asked if he regretted the way things had played out.
Nantes welcome Montpellier to Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau in their game before the first international break of the 2019-20 season
Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he wants to finish Anthony Joshua‘s career after confirming he will contest a rematch in Saudi Arabia.
A human right activist, Adeyanju Deji, has described as ‘senseless’ the order given to the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to attack President Muhammadu Buhari in Japan.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no cause for alarm over the Supreme Court’s ruling dismissing his claims to inspect INEC server.
Police in Fuzhou, southeast China’s Fujian Province, said on Sunday that an investigation had been launched into a case involving a FedEx package containing a gun.
Incarcerated controversial Ugandan academic has appealed to the High Court challenging her conviction and sentence.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state is now peaceful as the peace initiative of the state government with the efforts and cooperation of the Nigerian Army is yielding a positive result.
Reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to speed up the processes for the implementation of the new minimum wage.