Official : Chelsea Midfielder Joins Scottish Club Falkirk FC On Season-Long Loan
Published: June 19, 2018
Scottish Championship side Falkirk FC have completed the signing of Scotland U21 international Ruben Sammut on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The 20-year-old inked a new one-year contract with the Premier League giants before he was farmed out on loan to Falkirk. Speaking on his new signing, Falkirk manager P...
Iceland Defender Identifies Super Eagles Achilles Heel : We'll Take Advantage
Published: June 19, 2018
Víkingur central defender Kári árnason has warned that Iceland will capitalize on the Super Eagles set-piece weakness when both countries face off in their second Group D match at the 2018 World Cup on Friday, June 22. The Super Eagles have a problem defending set-pieces and they lost against England, Czech Repub...
John Fashanu Advises Rohr : Go And Find More Victor Moses' In The English Premier League
Published: June 19, 2018
Wimbledon legend John Fashanu has noted that the Nigeria squad at the 2018 World Cup is not balanced as they have too many youthful and inexperienced players which could lead to their downfall during the tournament. The former England international has advised Gernot Rohr to go in search of more Victor Moses...
Opera News Is Shaking Things Up For The World Cup
Published: June 19, 2018
Africa’s number one news app now comes with live World Cup coverage and gives you the chance to win a car – by shaking your phone! Lagos, Nigeria – 15 of June 2018 – Opera News has been updated with loads of new features that let users experience the football World Cup 2018. Football fans among Opera News us...
Wilfred Ndidi Confident Super Eagles Will Bounce Back Against Iceland
Published: June 19, 2018
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is confident the Super Eagles will bounce back when they tackle Iceland in their second World Cup fixture at the Volgograd Arena on Friday 22 June. Nigeria started their World Cup campaign with a 2-0 loss to Croatia in Kaliningrad, with the European opponents exploiting the Su...
Official : Promising Midfielder Joins Chelsea On Three-Year Deal
Published: June 19, 2018
With a statement published on their official website, Chelsea Ladies have announced the signing of promising midfielder Jessica Carter. The 20-year-old, who joins the FA WSL champions from Birmingham City, has penned a three-year deal with the London club. In her first words as a Chelsea player, Carter stated : '...
Referee For Nigeria's Opening World Cup Match Vs Croatia Hospitalized
Published: June 19, 2018
The Brazilian referee that officiated Nigeria's opening World Cup match against Croatia has been hospitalized, according to reports. Russian daily sports newspaper Sport Express says the main referee of the World Cup match between the national teams of Croatia and Nigeria, Sandro Meira Ricci, has been hospitalized. ...
Iceland Sweating On The Fitness Of Everton, Burnley Stars Ahead Of Nigeria Clash
Published: June 19, 2018
According to various reports in the Icelandic media, Everton attacking midfielder Gylfi þór Sigurðsson apparently did not participate in full training with the national team on Tuesday morning. Iceland's national broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RúV) is reporting that it is unclear whether Sigurðsson is injured or...
Okocha On Tunisia Loss To England : Set-Piece Defending Root Of Their Problem, Kane Top Striker
Published: June 19, 2018
1994,1998 and 2002 World Cup star Austin Okocha has commented on Tunisia's 2-1 loss to England in a Group G fixture at the ongoing World Cup, a game in which Tottenham Hotspur goal machine Harry Kane notched two goals. In the 11th minute, John Stones's header looked destined for the back of the net but Tunisia goalk...
Udeze Backs Super Eagles To Bounce Back Vs Iceland, 'Hands' Rohr List of Starting XI
Published: June 19, 2018
Former Super Eagles left back Ifeanyi Udeze has expressed belief in Nigeria's chances of progressing to the Round of 16 of the 2018 World Cup despite the 2-0 defeat to Croatia on Saturday.The three time African champions will face Iceland on Friday in a game they must win and Udeze who was in Nigeria's team to the 2002...
Arsenal Legend Dixon Reveals One Nigeria Player Who Was Nonchalant In World Cup Opener
Published: June 19, 2018
The first game at the World cup is always about winning to brighten chances of progressing to the last sixteen but Nigeria were beaten 2-0 by Croatia due to their sloppy defending. Arsenal legend Lee Dixon had question marks about the performance of Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses, saying he was too nonchalant despi...
Eagles Top Performer Vs Croatia : We Are Working On What We Have To Do To Qualify
Published: June 19, 2018
Super Eagles top performer in their 2-0 loss to Croatia, Oghenekaro Etebo, is confident that they can still qualify for the second round of the 2018 World Cup. Two qualification tickets to the next round are still up for grabs and Nigeria can be one of the two teams if they beat Iceland and Argentina in their last t...
Iceland Captain : I Could Not Sleep For A Long Time After 1-1 Draw Vs Argentina
Published: June 19, 2018
Iceland National Team captain Aron Einar Gunnarsson has confessed that he could not sleep after the Nordic country held Argentina to a 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener on Saturday, June 16. Manchester City's Sergio Aguero opened the scoring for the two-time world champions in the 19th minute, only for Alfred Finnb...
Ex-Nigeria Coach Siasia Explains Why Belgium's Lukaku Found It Hard To Score First Half
Published: June 18, 2018
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is an early contender for the Golden Boot Award of the 2018 World Cup following his second half brace in Belgium's 3-0 win over Panama on Monday evening.The Belgium number nine struggled in the first half, touching the ball only seven times (seven fewer than any other player on t...
Top Iceland Scout With Links To Nigeria Watched Eagles Lose To Croatia, Defeat To England
Published: June 18, 2018
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Roland Anderson was among the 31,136 spectators that watched Nigeria's 2-0 loss to Croatia on Saturday, June 16, according to reports. Fotbolti.net says Anderson, whose job description is to strictly monitor the Nigerian national team during the tournament in Russia, scouted the Sup...