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Kyle Walker: Kieran Trippier deserves to start for England in my position

Kyle Walker admits Kieran Trippier deserves his run in the England team as wing back, after Gareth Southgate converted him into part of a back three.

Emmanuel Amuneke: I share same ideas with Tanzanian Football Federation

Emmanuel Amuneke, the newly inaugurated coach of the Tanzanian national team, on Tuesday said he shared the same ideas with the country`s football philosophy.
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Jordan Pickford: England must improve on World Cup

Jordan Pickford is confident England will thrive after winning back the trust of supporters following their World Cup run in Russia.
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Mr. Adeboye Anthony Adeyinka (right) enjoying the France vs. Uruguay match alongside other Nigerian ex- internationals at the Teslim Balogun Stadium viewing centre, Surulere on Friday.

World Cup: Lagos fans evoke experiences at Governor Ambode’s viewing centres

Lagos fans have expressed appreciation to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for the opportunity of watching the Russia 2018 World Cup free as one of the greatest sports fiesta ended on June 15.
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World Cup: Football fans predict France to win, others say Croatia can spring surprises

Some football fans in Lafia, have predicted that France would win Sunday’s decisive World Cup game against Croatia in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup tournament.

World Cup: Governor Ugwuanyi redeems N5 million pledge to Super Eagles

The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has fulfilled his N5 million pledge to the Super Eagles for their performance at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Antonio Conte begins pre-season Chelsea training

Antonio Conte presided over Chelsea's return for pre-season training on Monday, despite persistent speculation over the Italian's future.

World Cup: Emmanuel Amuneke urges NFF to create education programmes for players

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.
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Mutiu Adepoju: Super Eagles’ll be playing against wounded lions

A former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, on Saturday called on the Super Eagles not to relent in their upcoming showdown with La Albiceleste, who would play like wounded Lions.

Lagosians hail creation of viewing centres

Residents of Lagos State on Saturday commended the state government’s decision to set up six viewing centres across the state to enable them to watch the 2018 World Cup matches.

Super Eagles’ World Cup travel outfit sets social media on fire

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have caught the attention of the football world again with their unique travel outfit to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Rohr set to invite Italy-based Simeon Nwankwo, worries over Alex Iwobi

The 21-year-old forward, who burst onto the scene in 2015 and enjoyed starting roles in Arsenal’s first squad until last season, has copped heavy criticism this term because of his inconsistency and paltry form.

Abubakar Ago: Nigerian referees capable of officiating at world cup finals

A retired FIFA licensed referee, Abubakar Ago has said that Nigeria’s referees are capable of officiating at the FIFA World Cup finals if given the opportunity.

Neymar excites Brazilians with hint of recovery

Soccer-crazy Brazilians were jubilant Friday with news that Neymar will recover well enough to make the Russia World Cup in June.

Gabriel Jesus pushes Sergio Aguero for Manchester City starting spot

Gabriel Jesus returns to Premier League action following a triumphant international outing with Brazil, uncertain over his starting place in a Manchester City side that could be just two games from clinching the title.

World Cup: Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at returning to international football

Manchester United star, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has hinted that he intends coming out of international retirement ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Gambia’s sports council lifts federation ban

The Gambia's Football Federation (GFF) has avoided a Fifa ban after the country's sports council chairman, Bori Darboe, reinstated the GFF's executive committee following an intervention by the country's president, Adama Barrow.

Football stakeholders hail Super Eagles’ remarkable 4-2 victory over Argentina

More football stakeholders on Wednesday hailed the remarkable performance of the Super Eagles, after their hard-earned victory over the Albiceleste of Argentina in the international friendly match at Krasnodar, Russia.

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