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Super Eagles’ second-choice goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, was the player who swapped shirts with Lionel Messi, after Argentina’s 2-1 win on Tuesday night. Messi had opened scoring in the game, before Victor Moses equalized in the second half from the past. Marcos Rojo fired home a late winner with six minutes left. And after he had celebrated the victory at full-time,...

Super Eagles’ second-choice goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, was the player who swapped shirts with Lionel Messi, after Argentina’s 2-1 win on Tuesday night. Messi had opened scoring in the game, before Victor Moses equalized in the second half from the past. Marcos Rojo fired home a late winner with six minutes left. And after he had celebrated the victory at full-time,...

Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli has named Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses and Leicester City striker, Ahmed Musa among the Nigeria players that can make the difference in future tournaments. Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 at Petersburg on Tuesday, sending them out of the World Cup and it was Moses who scored the only goal for the West Africans five minutes into the second...

Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli has named Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses and Leicester City striker, Ahmed Musa among the Nigeria players that can make the difference in future tournaments. Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 at Petersburg on Tuesday, sending them out of the World Cup and it was Moses who scored the only goal for the West Africans five minutes into the second half. Asked by Ayo Olu Ibidapo, a member of the Super Eagles media team, what he expects from the Super Eagles in the next couple of years if the team stayed together, Sampaoli...

Nigeria social media users have literarily declared ‘electronic war’on Cuneyt Cakir, the referee, who officiated Nigeria vs Argentina’s match last night. Nigeria’s World Cup dream ended last night after losing to Argentina by 2 – 1. The Super Eagles had a penalty after the ball hit Rojo’s arm in the second half of the game but the centre referee, Cakir,...

Germany manager, Joachim Loew has revealed why his team crashed out of the 2018 FIFA at the group stage on Wednesday, The manager said in their three matches played so far, they had a lot goal opportunities but couldn’t make good use them. The German said he needed time to decide his future. The World Cup holders suffered a shock 2 -0 defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. The...

Mats Hummels has stated that Germany’s group stage exit from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1938 was a “bitter” shock for the team. DAILY POST reports that the Germans’ 2-0 defeat to South Korea in Kazan on Wednesday meant they finished bottom of Group F and sends Joachim Loew’s side home after two defeats and a single victory. “It is a...

Mikel Obi, Super Eagle’s Captain has said that his further stay in the national team would be determined by future realities. Mikel, who agreed that the team had a disappointing outing against Argentina in the last group D match at St. Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday, disclosed this at a post-match conference. ‘‘My continued stay in the Super Eagles will be determined...

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has described Nigeria’s 1-2 loss to Argentina on Tuesday as very unfortunate. Dalung, who led Federal Government’s delegation to cheer the Super Eagles in their last Group D match, said the team blew its chances of beating Argentina and qualifying for a possible second round. According to him, the loss was painful...

Chelsea have finally come to terms with former Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri and are aiming to confirm the Italian as their new boss in the next 48 hours. Sarri has been pushing for a switch to the West London side for the past months, but has been frustrated in his efforts as he is still tied to Napoli. But Daily Express reports that Chelsea have now agreed a two-year...

Argentina football legend, Diego Maradona, has said he is supporting Mexico, after a review of all of the Latin American teams participating in the 2018 World Cup. “I am a supporter [of Mexico] already because they made this first round great. Mexico have shown that they could be able to beat Sweden, that they have the condition,” Maradona told Venezuelan TV...

Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa has revealed what will motivate Gernot Rohr’s men to beat Argentina in today’s final Group D 2018 World Cup clash at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. Musa believes that history will inspire the Eagles to beat the La Albiceleste on Tuesday night. The Eagles head into the game after defeating Iceland 2-0 in their second...

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has stated that Argentina will receive the same treatment as Iceland when they clash in today’s final Group D 2018 World Cup fixture at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. The former Chelsea star is confident that fellow teammate, Ahmed Musa can use his speed against the La Albiceleste. The Eagles head into the game after...

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has recalled that he had once beaten Argentina captain, Lionel Messi at club level and that he hopes to beat him again when Nigeria throws tackles with the La Albiceleste in their all important last group game on Tuesday. The match will be played at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg by 7pm (Nigeria) Mikel and Messi first...

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has announced his starting lineup for the team’s crucial World Cup match against the Albiceleste of Argentina on Tuesday. The German has decided to stick with the same 3-5-2 formation that was used against Iceland last Friday. There are no personnel changes as Deportivo de La Coruña goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho will start the biggest...

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has announced his starting lineup for the team’s crucial World Cup match against the Albiceleste of Argentina on Tuesday. The German has decided to stick with the same 3-5-2 formation that was used against Iceland last Friday. There are no personnel changes as Deportivo de La Coruña goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho will start the biggest...

Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has sent a message to Gernot Rohr that he should be played in his natural position against Argentina on Tuesday. Iwobi who naturally operates from the left side of attack was handed defensive duties in Nigeria’s 2-0 loss to Croatia. He admitted that he struggled during the match in Kaliningrad. ”The number ten position is where I have...

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has stated that Jorge Sampaoli’s men knows how to keep Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa quiet when both sides clash in today’s final Group D 2018 World Cup fixture at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. Messi, however, said that apart from Musa, the Eagles have other big players that can be a threat to the South Americans. Musa,...

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France midfielder, Paul Pogba, has made a bizarre claim that the World Cup in Russia could be his last. Pogba has come under criticism for his lukewarm form for both the national team and Manchester United. And speaking ahead of their final Group C clash against Denmark, he said: “It might be my last World Cup. “I’m realistic, we don’t know if I’ll be called...

Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa has vowed that the Super Eagles will beat Argentina in the last group match at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Musa said they are confident of defeating the South Americans after their decisive 2-0 win against Iceland on Friday in Volgograd. Musa was the hero for Nigeria as his second-half brace gave his side the all-important win. Argentina...

England captain, Harry Kane, is now the leading top scorer at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Kane netted a hat-trick, as the Three Lions hammered Panama 6-1 on Sunday afternoon, to book their place in the final 16. The Tottenham Hotspur striker has scored the two goals in the first fixture, when they beat Tunisia 2-1 and now have five goals to his name. Kane is also...

FIFA has named Turkish referee, Cuneyt Cakir, as the referee for Tuesday’s Group D clash between Nigeria and Argentina at the 2018 World Cup. Cakir’s appointment was confirmed via FIFA Media’s verified Twitter on Sunday. The 41-year-old will be assisted by his compatriots Bahattin Duran (Assistant Referee one) and Tarik Ongun (Assistant Referee Two). Netherlands’...

Argentina midfielder, Javier Mascherano, on Sunday refuted reports that a rift had opened between the players and coach Jorge Sampaoli following their 0-3 World Cup defeat by Croatia. The loss to Croatia, Argentina’s heaviest in a World Cup group stage match since 1958, put the 2014 runners-up in serious danger of a first round exit before Nigeria’s 2-0 win over...

Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli, is set to drop Sergio Aguero, for their must-win Group D game against Nigeria on Tuesday. The Manchester City striker is one of several players who declared war on beleaguered coach, Jorge Sampaoli, following the 1-1 draw with Iceland and the 3-0 drubbing by Croatia. But the UK Mirror reports that Sampaoli has won his battle to remain...

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that captain John Mikel Obi sustained a hand injury, during their 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday. However, Rohr expects him to feature against Argentina in the last Group D fixture, even if it means he wears a cast. “We will be ready for the game against Argentina. Unfortunately there is one injury in the...