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Are Migrants Bringing Glory to France at World Cup 2018?

Are Migrants Bringing Glory to France at World Cup 2018?

Les Bleus have progressed to the final of the World Cup tournament and are set to meet Croatia on Sunday, having triumphed 2-1 over England. A goal from Cameroon-born French defender Samuel Umtiti was all they needed to overcome a solid Belgian team. But African fans are divided over the French player line-up. The team […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Joining Juventus In €100Million Deal From Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo Joining Juventus In €100Million Deal From Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo is joining Juventus after the Italian club agreed a €100m (£88.3m) fee for the Portugal forward with Real Madrid. The 33-year-old is ready for a new challenge after nine years at Real Madrid and asked the La Liga club to let him go. The player and his agent, Jorge Mendes, met the Juventus […]

England’s World Cup Destiny Becomes Defeat Against Croatia

England’s World Cup Destiny Becomes Defeat Against Croatia

Mario Mandzukic ran and ran and ran until he had almost nothing left. And then there was one more chance, early in the second period of extra time. A ball nodded back in, a tiny gap behind the England defense, and Mandzukic summoned whatever he had left and went for it. The ball fell, Mandzukic […]

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

Why African Teams Fell Short At the 2018 Russia World Cup – Again

At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in Russia 2018, after all five countries – Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria and Senegal – were knocked out in the preliminary round. There were high hopes […]

‘We didn’t have the best players, but we had a team’ – Cherchesov on Russia’s heroic World Cup run

‘We didn’t have the best players, but we had a team’ – Cherchesov on Russia’s heroic World Cup run

Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov paid tribute to his team after their World Cup quarter-final exit at the hands of Croatia in a penalty shootout. Russia reached the quarter-finals for the first time since not playing as part of the Soviet Union, and the team exceeded expectations in knocking out Spain in the last round before […]

Brazil fought Belgium to a 2-1 loss before crashing out of the World Cup in the quarterfinals

Brazil fought Belgium to a 2-1 loss before crashing out of the World Cup in the quarterfinals

Neymar’s Brazil crashed out of the World Cup on Friday, failing to erase the pain of their humiliation on home soil four years ago as Belgium beat them 2-1 to set up a semi-final against France. The five-time champions came to Russia desperate to make amends for their stunning 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany in […]

World Cup exposes England not Russia as the country with a racism problem

World Cup exposes England not Russia as the country with a racism problem

England fans giving Nazi salutes in Russia’s Volgograd, Lord Alan Sugar posting racist tweets. Just how deep does England’s problem with racism run? Baseless warnings about racism in Russia Exposed as baseless during this World Cup has been the anti-Russia propaganda peddled by Western ideologues, particularly in the UK, when it comes to the security […]

Too white to win? Russia boasts one of World Cup’s most ethnically diverse squads

Too white to win? Russia boasts one of World Cup’s most ethnically diverse squads

While most of us focus on the football, many Western media outlets have used the past few weeks to promote their “issues” agenda. Amid the virtue signaling, readers are being misled about the make-up of Team Russia. SOCHI – Before a ball was kicked, you could have filled a book with nasty, obnoxious, mean-spirited and […]

Super Eagles Supporter Seeks Asylum in Russia

Super Eagles Supporter Seeks Asylum in Russia

A Nigerian fan who arrived in Moscow for the 2018 World Cup has asked for political asylum in Russia because his life was threatened in his homeland. “A football fan from Nigeria, born in 1987, has asked political asylum in the Russian Federation. He said that he had taken part in anti-government actions in his […]

Who should Africa back in the World Cup?

Who should Africa back in the World Cup?

Hearts were broken when all five African nations – Senegal, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia – crashed out in the first stage of the World Cup – but some fans say hope is not lost. “At least we still have France,” many people have joked on social media . Even French President Emmanuel Macron has […]

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