2018 World Cup · Sports

How France Emerged Champions in a World Cup Final with Many Firsts 

France are the Champions of the world. They beat the Croatian side 4-2 to lift the very coveted World Cup title, leaving Russia 2018 with their shoulders high as world champions.  by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP The final hosted in Moscow was very memorable with many historic moments to take home.  This World Cup final had… Continue reading How France Emerged Champions in a World Cup Final with Many Firsts 

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2018 World Cup · Sports

Mario Mandzukic’s Goal Sends Croatia to World Cup Final in 2:1 Victory  Against England   

Croatia Reaches World Cup Final after defeating England 2:1 by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP Croatian side today beat the Three Lions of England 2:1 to square off with France at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.  England opened scoring in the 5th minute of the game but Croatia equalized in the 68th minute.  The game looked… Continue reading Mario Mandzukic’s Goal Sends Croatia to World Cup Final in 2:1 Victory  Against England   

2018 World Cup · Sports

Ahmed Musa mobbed by excited football fans as he visits Abuja Mosque for Friday prayers after Super Eagles #WorldCup crash

by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP A crowd of football fans thronged around Super Eagles winger Ahmed Muss as he arrived at the Abuja Mosque for Friday prayers.  Ahmed Musa neeted twice for Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup  match against Iceland. He has now become the second African player to score twice in two World Cups… Continue reading Ahmed Musa mobbed by excited football fans as he visits Abuja Mosque for Friday prayers after Super Eagles #WorldCup crash

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Last Remaining African country Senegal leaves World Cup after 0-1 loss to Colombia 

by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP 2018 FIFA World Cup will surely go down as one of the worst years in Africa's footballing history as Senegal - the last remaining African team fails to qualify for round 16.   Africa's hopes were dashed at the World Cup today as the last remaining country,  Senegal lost 0-1 to Colombia. … Continue reading Last Remaining African country Senegal leaves World Cup after 0-1 loss to Colombia 

2018 World Cup · Sports

Was Ezenwa wrong to ask for Lionel Messi’s Jersey after Nigeria lost to Argentina?

by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP Nigeria lost 2-1 to Argentina and narrowly missed qualifying for round 16 in the World Cup but second choice goal keeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa couldn't resist the pleasure of owning an original Messi "number 10" jersey. Was Ezenwa's action appropriate following his country's loss to Argentina? After Nigeria's 2-1 defeat to Argentina… Continue reading Was Ezenwa wrong to ask for Lionel Messi’s Jersey after Nigeria lost to Argentina?

2018 World Cup · Sports

More praises for Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo after impressive outing against Poland

Russia 2018 Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo has received many accolades over his impressive performance during Nigeria's 2-0 win over Iceland.  by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP The defender who came in as a second half substitute performed so well that his club Chelsea FC were so full of praises for him. He has been commended holding his… Continue reading More praises for Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo after impressive outing against Poland

2018 World Cup · Sports

Francis Uzoho: Super Eagles Goalkeeper Embroiled in Age Controversy 

Russia 2018 Soccer fans question the age of Nigerian goal keeper by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP Many people are wondering if Nigeria's number one shot stopper, Francis Uzoho is truly nineteen years old According to his official records, Uzoho was born on 28 October 1998.  So he is 19 years old but many people are not… Continue reading Francis Uzoho: Super Eagles Goalkeeper Embroiled in Age Controversy 

2018 World Cup · Sports

Russia 2018: World Cup Results and Fixtures  

Russia 2018 2018 World Cup Results and Fixtures  by Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP Thursday 14 June Opening Match: Russia 5 - Saudi Arabia 0Stadium: Moscow Luzhniski Staduum Friday 15 June Egypt 0 - Uruguay 1 Morocco 0 Iran 1 Portugal 3 Spain 3 Saturday 16 June France 2 - Australia 1 Iceland 1 - Argentina 1 Peru… Continue reading Russia 2018: World Cup Results and Fixtures  

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Aina and Agu dropped as Gernot Rohr releases #SuperEagles final 23-man squad 

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has released his final squad ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup holding in Russia. Out of the remaining 25 man team,  Ola Aina and Mikel were dropped. Here is the final Super Eagles 23-man squad that will fly Nigeria's flag at the 2018 World Cup.  Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa… Continue reading Aina and Agu dropped as Gernot Rohr releases #SuperEagles final 23-man squad 

Celebrity · Sports

Banky W, Edesua Etomi, Tiwa Savage, Tobi, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, other Nigerian celebrities stylishly show off their Super Eagles jerseys  

Nigerian celebs are showing off their super eagles jersey as the Nigerian team prepares for the Russia World Cup.  Celebs who adorned their Super eagles jerseys include Banky W, his wife Adesua Etomi, Wizkid, Big Brother Naija star, Tobi Bakare, Mavin First Lady, Tiwa Savage, Noble Igwe, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Uriel Oputa, and many more.  Check out… Continue reading Banky W, Edesua Etomi, Tiwa Savage, Tobi, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, other Nigerian celebrities stylishly show off their Super Eagles jerseys  

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Nigerians blame Onazi as Super Eagles lose 2-1 to England at Wembley Stadium #ENGNGA

Nigeria's national football team, the Super Eagles lost 2-1 to England at the Wembley stadium and many hands are pointing at midfielder Ogenyi Onazi.  The African side was sloppy in the first half but regained their footing in the second half. It was however too late as the damage had been done. England had already… Continue reading Nigerians blame Onazi as Super Eagles lose 2-1 to England at Wembley Stadium #ENGNGA

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Foreigners rock the  Super Eagles Nike  jersey 

The new Super eagles jersey designed by US dress makers, Nike sold out in 3 million pieces in 3 minutes.   The new kits appear to have received some warm reception among foreigners who thronged the Nike stores in UK to buy out the jerseys.  Super eagles home jersey costs N41,000 while the track suite costs… Continue reading Foreigners rock the  Super Eagles Nike  jersey 

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Mohammed Salah doubtful for Egypt at the World Cup after tackle with Sergio Ramos  

For Egyptian winger, Mohammed Salah, it was a moment of dashed hopes after he was ushered out of the UEFA Champions League final tie with Real Madrid.  Mo Salah was in perfect form and was tipped to help his side win the UEFA Champions League but that was not to be as the player was… Continue reading Mohammed Salah doubtful for Egypt at the World Cup after tackle with Sergio Ramos  

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Real Madrid stun Liverpool 3-1 to lift UEFA Champions League throphy the third time in a row 

Spanish side Real Madrid has won  the UEFA Champions League for the third time in a row.  The Spanish football giants beat English club Liverpool 3-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. Egyptian Mo Salah amidst tears was taken out of the match due to injury in the 30th minute after an encounter with… Continue reading Real Madrid stun Liverpool 3-1 to lift UEFA Champions League throphy the third time in a row 

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Kelechi Nwakali to be added to Super Eagles World Cup team

Super Eagles player Kelechi Nwakali  will be joining the Super Eagles World Cup team after his impressive display at against Atletico Madrid in Uyo.   According to unconfimed reports, the player will be joining the Nigerian World Cup squad heading to Russia.    The player will train with the squad although his name was not included… Continue reading Kelechi Nwakali to be added to Super Eagles World Cup team