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Efan Ekoku: Missed chances cost Super Eagles against Argentina

Former Super Eagles forward Efan Ekoku has blamed the team’s inability to convert their chances in the 2-1 defeat to Argentina for their early exit from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Marcos Rojo of Argentina celebrates after scoring | Getty Images

Marcos Rojo: I told Ever Banega, Nicolas Otamendi I would score against Nigeria

Argentina hero Marcos Rojo has stated that he had the premonition he would score against Nigeria in Tuesday’s crucial Group D Russia 2018 World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg.

Joachim Loew’s job safe even if Germany exit World Cup early

Joachim Loew is safe in his role as Germany coach even if the defending champions exit the World Cup early, the boss of the German FA said ahead of Wednesday’s crunch clash against South Korea.
Cedric Soares

Cedric Soares: Winning trumps style for Portugal at World Cup

Portugal defender Cedric Soares said the European champions are more concerned about results than style ahead of a last-16 clash against Uruguay at the World Cup.
Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi: Nigeria match was a difficult game

Lionel Messi, the Argentine ace player, who scored the opening goal against Nigeria in the last group D match of the FIFA World Cup in Russia has referred to the encounter as “a difficult one”.
Former Argentina forward Diego Maradona (C) celebrates the opening goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Giuseppe CACACE /

Concern over Maradona after health scare in Argentina thriller

Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina’s roller coaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday before triggering alarm with a health scare after the final whistle.
Mikel Obi and Leon Balogun

World Cup: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Okocha hail Super Eagles despite loss

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has commended the team and urged Coach Gernot Rohr to build for better days after their heartbreaking exit from the Russia 2018 World Cup on Tuesday.
Medics treat Diego Maradona straight after the Argentina win over Nigeria after he fell ill at the end of the game | Twitter

Diego Maradona insists he is fine after health scare

Argentina great Diego Maradona insisted he is in good health after he was treated by paramedics following his country’s dramatic 2-1 win over Nigeria at the World Cup on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi of Argentina holds off William Troost-Ekong of Nigeria | Getty Images

World Cup: William Troost-Ekong satisfied with Super Eagles performance despite ouster

Despite crashing out in the first round of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has expressed satisfaction with his performance and that of his teammates.
England defender Danny Rose

England’s Danny Rose may allow family to fly into Russia for World Cup

England defender Danny Rose, who had told his family not to come to Russia for the World Cup due to fears of racism, is ready to change his mind.

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