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No Live Chicken Into Stadium, Russia Warns Nigeria

Russian government has rejected request by supporters of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to bring in live chickens into the Kaliningrad Stadium. The Kaliningrad Stadium is the venue of Super Eagles’ World Cup opener against Croatia. The match is slated for Saturday 8pm. The Supporters believe that live chicken painted in green and white, brings good luck for their team. ...

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Ideye Sponsors Eagles Supporters Club In

Despite missing out on the team to this World Cup, striker Brown Ideye has donated cash to the Super Eagles supporters club as assist them pay their way to Russia to cheer the Super Eagles to victory. Abayomi Ogunjimi aka Bonfere [1st Vice Chairman, Super Eagles Supporter Club] in appreciation of the support received from the striker told www.scorenigeria.com.ng, “I ...

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Now, The World Cup Starts As Defending champions Germany Arrive Russia

Germany landed in Moscow on Tuesday to attempt to successfully defend their World Cup title and hoping to leave the political controversy surrounding Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan behind them. The intent is clear — Germany want to become the first team for 56 years to retain the World Cup. “We want to write history,” says Real Madrid midfielder Toni ...

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FIFA World Cup Flagship Store Opens In Moscow Centre

With the kick-off of the greatest sports show on earth only a few days away, FIFA has opened a 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ flagship store in GUM, a high-end department store in the heart of Moscow. Thanks to the store’s central location facing the Kremlin, football fans now have the opportunity to purchase official licensed products to add to ...

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Spain Sack Coach On World Cup Eve, Hierro Takes Over

Less than 24 hours after the unexpected announcement that Spain manager Julen Lopetegui would take over at Real Madrid next season, the Spaniard has been sacked by the country’s football federation. Lopetegui’s dismissal comes just two days before Spain’s opening World Cup game against Euro 2016 winners Portugal on Friday. “We have been forced to make this decision,” Spanish Football ...

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Super Eagles Land In Russia, Ready For Croatia

Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles on Monday, landed in Russia for the Mundial in a stylish manner with their damp blazers and green shoes to match. It was a sight to behold   as   player after player and their officials stepped out of the plane that took the team to Russia. The team immediately moved to their hotel where some ...

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World Cup Bound Etebo Joins Stoke City

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has left Portuguese side Feirense to join English Championship side Stoke City. Etebor is one of Nigeria’s 23 players selected for Mundial 2018 in Russia. It is understood that Etebo is joining the recently relegated club on a five-year deal worth €7.2 million after playing on loan at Las Palmas in La Liga. The 22-year-old, ...

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Argentina Preparations Rocked By Results, Controversy And Injury

Lionel Messi’s Argentina must quickly refocus after finding themselves at the centre of an Israel-Palestinian spat over the cancellation of a World Cup warm-up match following an unconvincing qualifying campaign. The game against Israel, planned for Saturday in Jerusalem, was called off on Tuesday after a campaign by the Palestinians following its relocation from the northern city of Haifa. Palestinians ...

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Neymar In Tears As World Cup Beckons

Neymar was left an emotional wreck as he stepped back into a recreation of his home complete with his old football shorts and trophies Neymar broke down into tears as he walked into a recreation of his childhood home. The Brazilian superstar, who is hotly tipped to be the star player at this summer’s World Cup when the competition gets ...

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Ronaldo, Robbie Williams, Garifullina To Light Up Russia 2018 Opening Ceremony

On 14 June, just a few moments before Russia and Saudi Arabia kick off the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, three international stars will thrill the fans in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. Global music icon Robbie Williams will entertain the stadium crowd and the millions watching around the world, with celebrated Russian soprano Aida Garifullina joining him during the musical extravaganza. The ...

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