Home Topics Icelandic

Icelandic

Few days after world Cup bound Super Falcons walloped their Icelandic counterparts 6-1 in a friendly match in Spain, the Thomas Dennerby tutored side failed to continue the run losing 2-1 to Canada at the Pinatar Arena on Monday.

Canada beat Super Falcons 2-1 in friendly game in Spain

Few days after World Cup bound Super Falcons walloped their Icelandic counterparts 6-1 in a friendly match in Spain, the Thomas Dennerby tutored side failed to continue the run losing 2-1 to Canada at the Pinatar Arena on Monday.
Faith Ikidi [Nigeria/Pitea IF]: Having being named the club’s Best Player last season, the 31-year-old defender has not rested on her oars. This time, her reputation as one of the world’s best centrebacks is rubbing off positively on Pitea IF as they currently top the Damallsvenskan log with 42 points. With country, Ikidi was part of Nigeria’s qualification and deserves the accolades more if she helps Nigeria defend her African title and earn a ticket to France 2019 Women’s World Cup at the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana in November.. Shengolpix

Faith Ikidi: Super Falcons will consolidate on goal scoring run ahead Canada clash

Super Falcons defender Faith Ikidi has stated that the Nigeria women national team intends to consolidate on their goalscoring prowess following Friday’s 6-1 thrashing of top Icelandic side UMF Selfoss. ]
Super Falcons

Super Falcons land in Spain, to face UMF Selfoss, Canada

The Super Falcons of Nigeria, are fully settled in Spain ahead of their preparatory games against Icelandic first division club, UMF Selfoss and Canada in Spain.
Super Falcons

Super Falcons’ pre-Women’s World Cup friendlies for Spain camp confirmed

Nigeria women's team will confront Iceland's club side UMF Selfoss and Canada in their pre-Women's World Cup friendlies in Spain.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) greets Manchester United's English defender Luke Shaw (L) after the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on August 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF /

Pressure on Manchester United to get back on track at Burnley

Pressure is on Manchester United as they visit Burnley on Sunday, desperate to avoid a third straight defeat in what has been a poor start to their Premier League campaign.
Iceland

Iceland head home from World Cup, heartbroken but unbowed

Gallant Iceland headed home heartbroken but unbowed after a premature end to their first World Cup adventure, ruing what might have been after a narrow defeat by Croatia.
Nigeria Fans

World Cup: Henry Nwosu, Bright Omakaro, Friday Ekpo praise Super Eagles for reviving hope

Some ex-internationals have praised the Super Eagles for reviving the country’s hope of qualifying for the second round of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Iceland

Iceland must turn defence into attack to keep World Cup dream alive

World Cup upstarts Iceland will need a new, attack-minded game-plan, and a lot more from their creative star Gylfi Sigurdsson, when they battle against the odds to keep their Russia 2018 dreams alive on Tuesday by beating in-form Croatia.
ahmed musa

Glimmer of hope as Nigeria wins Iceland – fans

Soccer enthusiasts in Owerri have re-awakened their confidence in the Super Eagles after their 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday.
Heimir Hallgrimsson

Coach: No sex ban for Iceland once it’s with their wives

Iceland’s players will be allowed to have sex ahead of their World Cup match against Nigeria, as long as it’s with their wives, coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said on Thursday.

Coach: Iceland‘ll park the bus against Nigeria

Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrimsson has hinted that his team will park the bus against the Super Eagles in their second group game on Friday.

Jose Mourinho: Iceland strong because they eat a lot of meat

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has joked that Iceland are such a physically strong team because they ate meat for breakfast as babies.

Aron Gunnarsson: Iceland battle-ready for Super Eagles

Iceland’s dream World Cup debut may have gotten them a point against two-time champions Argentina, but Aron Gunnarsson and his teammates are already putting that result behind them as they move on to the challenge of Nigeria.

Lionel Messi ‘hurt’ by penalty miss in Argentina’s draw with Iceland

Lionel Messi said he was "obviously hurt" by missing a penalty in Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland at the World Cup on Saturday.

Google Maps now available in 39 new languages

These languages — including Afrikaans, Danish, Filipino, Hebrew, Icelandic, Mongolian, Serbian, Slovak, Swahili, Turkish, and Vietnamese, to name a few — are spoken by around 1.25 billion people.

Skripal poisoning: Don’t boycott Russia 2018 – Sepp Blatter

Former President of the Federation Internationale de Football Association, Joseph Blatter, said Thursday that he does not support the boycott of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia amid the poisoning scandal.

Parents who circumcise male kids risk six-year jail term

Iceland is poised to become the first European country to outlaw male circumcision amid signs that the ritual common to both Judaism and Islam may be a new battleground over religious freedom.

World Cup: Neymar, Gerard Pique warn Super Eagles over Iceland

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has interviewed his former teammate Neymar on The Players Tribune.

Recent Stories

FILE PHOTO- INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei poses during a visit to the headquarters of International Police Organisation in Lyon, France, May 8, 2018. Picture taken May 8, 2018. Jeff Pachoud-Pool via Reuters-File Photo

China formally arrests ex-Interpol chief

China has formally arrested former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes, prosecutors announced Wednesday, as he faces possible corruption charges.

Ten year old boy drowns in Kano pond

A ten year-old boy, Shuaibu Musa, has drowned while bathing in a pond called “Ramin Tasiu” at Sheika Road in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.
FILE PHOTO- Matteo Salvini, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the far-right League Party, speaks as he launches campaigning for the European elections, in Milan, Italy April 8, 2019. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo-File Photo

Future of Italian government in question after major cabinet row

Tensions between Italy’s ruling parties have climaxed in an overnight cabinet meeting, triggering talk of a looming crisis for their populist coalition government.
Pic.13. From left: A Science Teacher, Government Girls College (GGC), Maiduguri, Baba Mohammed; Education Officer, TOTAL, Abimbola Oshikoya; Principal of GGC, Maiduguri, Hajia Yagana Mohammed; Deputy General Manager, Government Relations, TOTAL, Sonye Allanah; General Manager, CSR, NNPC, Ahmed Laminu; and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Education Manager, Azu Azuike, during presentation of over 400 science textbooks and 5 computer systems to the College by NNPC/TOTAL as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, in Abuja on Monday (12/11/18). 05679/12/11/2018/Jones Bamidele/NAN

NCC pledges stepping up protection of authors’ intellectual property

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), has reiterated its commitment to continued protection of authors’ intellectual property in Nigeria and beyond.
Nigeria Police

Police in Ondo vow to arrest suspected arsonist who set 9 family members ablaze

The Police in Ondo State have promised to arrest the fleeing suspect who killed eight members of a family of nine by setting on fire their home in Okitipupa Local Government Area.