Tag Archives: WORLD CUP

PHOTOS: Macron Fetes France 2018 World Cup Champions

President Emmanuel Macron on Monday welcomed the French national football team after they won the Russia 2018 World Cup final match. The reception was held at the Elysee Presidential Palace, Paris. Sunday’s 4-2 win against hard-fighting Croatia was France’s second in the history of the tournament. France led 2-1 at halftime a Mario Mandzukic own-goal and an Antoine Griezmann VAR-penalty, …

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Colombia Vs England Match: 280,000 Persons Petition For A Replay

A petition to demanding a replay of the England Vs Colombia football match has gathered over 280,000 signatures. A Colombian law student, Juan Diego García, believes his team lost due to major injustices during the last-16 match against England. One of them was the wrongfully awarded to England penalty based on a “non-existent” foul, according to Garcia. Another one was …

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Final Group Tables At 2018 FIFA World Cup

Following the conclusion of six matches in each of the eight groups at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia on Thursday, it is now clearer who and who are still in the contest. find below  the groups’ final tables for your guide: Group A Team                                    P       W     D      L     GF     GA    GD    Pts Uruguay                                3        3      –       –       5         0      …

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Saraki To Address Russian Parliament, Cheer Super Eagles

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki will be addressing the Russian Parliament during an exchange visit between June 19th and June 22, 2018. Saraki who announced the visit on Thursday at plenary, told his colleagues that he would be addressing a special plenary session at the Russian Federal Council. “This is to inform the distinguished Senate that i …

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GERMANY AGONY: Ozil doubtful for World Cup

Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil is reportedly facing a race against time to be fit for this summer’s World Cup. The Arsenal midfielder scored the opening goal during Germany’s friendly defeat to Austria on Saturday, but was forced off 14 minutes from time after picking up a knee injury during a challenge with Watford defender Sebastian Prodl. German publication Bild reports …

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Latest World Cup Friendly Results 

Results from World Cup friendlies on Saturday: At London England 2 (Cahill 7, Kane 39) Nigeria 1 (Iwobi 47) At Klagenfurt, Austria Austria 2 (Hinteregger 53, Schoepf 69) Germany 1 (Ozil 11) At Stockholm Sweden 0 Denmark 0 At Brussels Belgium 0 Portugal 0 Playing later At Reykjavik Iceland v Norway (2000 GMT) AFP

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WORLD CUP: NIGERIA’S OPPONENT, ICELAND TO BOYCOTT RUSSIA

Iceland on Monday announced it would stage a diplomatic boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia over the poisoning of a former double agent, in Britain, Bsn sports reports. “Icelandic officials will not go to the FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer,” a statement from the foreign ministry read. The EU member states have said it was highly …

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WORLD CUP: BRAZIL’S GERMANY DEFEAT: KROOS FINGERS TEAM-MATES

 Toni Kroos pointed the finger at his Germany team-mates following defeat by Brazil, but coach Joachim Loew insists his team will be ready in time for the World Cup. Kroos is the latest World Cup winner to berate the Germans for a below-par performance after Gabriel Jesus’ first-half winner sealed Brazil’s 1-0 friendly win on Tuesday in Berlin   After …

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