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There is a cloud hanging over this World Cup and Fifa must not ignore it

There is a cloud hanging over this World Cup and Fifa must not ignore it

There was a time when we used to sneer at the antics deployed by South American nations, or the histrionics on show in La Liga, wondering how supporters put up with all the play-acting, but everyone’s at it now, including – and let’s not kid ourselves – England players. “Shithousery” is the word that gets […]

Putting the World Cup 2018 Groups Under The Microscope – Group D

Putting the World Cup 2018 Groups Under The Microscope – Group D

This is Nigeria’s group and it is difficult, with three different kinds of opposition. Argentina have the genius of Lionel Messi; Croatia are blessed with midfield wizardry while Iceland have the steadiest set of players in Russia. Nigeria will field the youngest set of players, inspired by hunger and sense of occasion. Tournament football is […]

Putting the World Cup 2018 Groups Under The Microscope – Group C

Putting the World Cup 2018 Groups Under The Microscope – Group C

Group C should be a straight fight for second place between Australia, Peru, and Denmark with France supposedly far superior to their opponents. Tournament football is radically different from a league that is played over 38 weeks spanning nine months. The team that will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup will play seven matches over […]

Putting the World Cup 2018 Groups Under The Microscope – Group B

Putting the World Cup 2018 Groups Under The Microscope – Group B

There are two lion packs in Group B joined by the Fury of Spain and those Portuguese who love building castles. Tournament football is radically different from a league that is played over 38 weeks spanning nine months. The team that will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup will play seven matches over a 30-day […]

A White Boy Has Refused To Stand In Front Of An African Player! You won’t believe why???

A White Boy Has Refused To Stand In Front Of An African Player! You won’t believe why???

During a football match in Italy between AS Roma and Torino. A child did not want to stand next to an African player. Antonio Rudiger was born in Berlin on 3 March 1993 by a German father and a mother from Sierra Leone. The little boy refused to stand in front of Antonio Rudiger because […]

Africa Wants 10 Slots At the Expanded 2026 World Cup Competition

Africa Wants 10 Slots At the Expanded 2026 World Cup Competition

African nations want 10 places at the expanded 2026 World Cup competition from the current five representatives. The continent’s football association tabled a request proposal to the world soccer governing body FIFA, The recent expansion of the competition to a 48-team World Cup is an opportunity for less celebrated footballing nations across the continent to […]

Zimbabwe Warriors Fall Two Places in FIFA Rankings Despite Afcon Show

Zimbabwe Warriors Fall Two Places in FIFA Rankings Despite Afcon Show

THE complexity of the FIFA rankings came into question again yesterday when the Zimbabwe Warriors plunged down the ladder despite the team distinguishing itself in holding Algeria at the 2017 Nations Cup finals. The Warriors, who were drawn in the so-called Group of Death that featured Senegal, Algeria and Tunisia, finished bottom of their group, […]

FIFA Rankings – Super Eagles Move Up Despite Afcon Miss

FIFA Rankings – Super Eagles Move Up Despite Afcon Miss

The Nigeria national team have moved up nine places in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body. The Super Eagles are now occupying the 41st position in the world and seventh in Africa. This massive leap is coming despite the fact that the Eagles were conspicuously missing at the […]

Fifa Boss to Increase Number of World Cup Teams From the Current 32 to 48 Nations

Fifa Boss to Increase Number of World Cup Teams From the Current 32 to 48 Nations

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has reiterated that the proposed move to a 48-team World Cup from 2026 has support from around the globe. Speaking at a press conference in Dubai, Infantino also hinted that video assistant referees (VAR) could one day be used at a World Cup after its implementation at the Club World Cup […]

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Not Among Africa’s Top Ten

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Not Among Africa’s Top Ten

Nigeria’s recent success in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers has seen the country improve four places on the FIFA monthly rankings. The Super Eagles have won two games on the bounce defeating Zambia 2-1 away in Ndola and followed it up with a resounding 3-1 win over Algeria in Uyo to head Group B of […]

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