Tunde Eludini

Tunde Eludini is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he studied International Relations. He is a Senior Correspondent coordinating the sports section of the website.

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Super Eagles stars, NFF rejoice as Ikeme nears recovery from leukemia

While there is much celebration in the air following the Super Eagles’ win over Iceland on Friday in the ongoing World Cup in Russia, the football fraternity have another big reason to celebrate. Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has shared heartwarming updates in his battle with leukemia as he declared…

Iceland v Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

How Musa, Mikel, Ndidi others reacted to Super Eagles victory over Iceland

The Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has given accolades to 'loyal' fans that stood by the Nigeria national team who on Friday proved their worth to beat Iceland 2-0 in their second group game of the World Cup in Russia. Mikel, who led the Super Eagles to a crucial…

Russia 2018: Coutinho, Neymar strike late as Brazil sink Costa Rica

Phillpe Coutinho and Neymar were the heroes for Brazil on Friday as their late goals helped Brazil to earn a hard-earned 2-0 win over Costa Rica. Already, many are predicting that the Russia 2018 World Cup may witness some high profile early exits as results are not favoring some big…

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr and other staffs.

Nigeria vs Iceland: Five things Super Eagles must do to win

The Super Eagles are in a dire situation, needing an outright win over Iceland to get their World Cup campaign back on track after a rather disappointing start against Croatia last weekend. Though it is usually said that no two games are the same, the Super Eagles will need to…

Argentina vs Croatia (LIVE UPDATES): Messi seeks redemption after poor start

After failing to help his team to victory and also blowing away a penalty in their group opener against Iceland, a lot is expected from Lionel Messi as Argentina face Croatia tonight. Jorge Sampaoli's men are in desperate need of three points after stuttering to a 1-1 draw against debutants…

Russia 2018: Mikel, Rohr positive ahead of Iceland clash

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr, as well as captain John Mikel, are quite positive that the Nigeria national team can get a morale-boosting result in Friday’s make-or-mar clash against Iceland. Rohr told the media in Essentuki that he had been drawn to a plethora of suggestions in the media space…

Senate President, Bukola Saraki with the Super Eagles team

Nigeria Vs Iceland: Saraki, others to cheer Eagles in Russia

Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki will attend the crucial Nigeria vs Iceland billed for Volgograd on Friday. Also, certain to be on the ground to support the three-time African champions at the 45,000- capacity Volgograd Arena are the Ambassador of Nigeria to the Russian Federation, Steve Ugbah. The permanent secretary…

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Nigeria Vs Iceland: Super Eagles arrive Volgograd

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have arrived in the southern Russia town of Volgograd ahead of Friday’s win-or-bust FIFA World Cup Group D encounter against Iceland. The Nigeria national team, who made it to the Round of 16 at the last World Cup in Brazil, flew from their Essentuki base on Thursday…

Iran vs Spain (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Russia 2018: Costa scores as Spain secures slim win over Iran

Diego Costa scored the only goal as Spain managed a 1-0 win over Iran in their Group B tie on Wednesday at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia. Iran, who secured a win in their first group game against Morocco, needed to avoid defeat to stay in pole position…

D'Tigers Arrival

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: D’Tigers Continue Race To China

Anticipation is high as D’Tigers, led by seasoned head coach Alex Nwora, are returning to Nigeria to continue their perfect start in their quest for qualification to the FIBA World Cup in China. The next phase of qualifiers for the D’Tigers is taking place at the National stadium, between the…

Uruguay used to illustrate the story.

Russia 2018: Suarez fires Uruguay into Round of 16

Luis Suarez marked his 100th appearance for Uruguay with a goal as he helped his team to 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Wednesday at the ongoing World Cup in Russia. The Barcelona striker netted his 52nd international goal on his landmark 100th appearance, taking full advantage of a goalkeeping…

Ronaldo celebrates as he scores (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Portugal vs Morocco Live Updates: Ronaldo faces Lions in Russia

After a masterclass performance in the group opener against Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo will be leading out his Portuguese teammates against the Atlas Lions of Morocco in what is a crucial game for both teams. Ronaldo singlehandedly got Portugal a point in the feisty clash against Spain last time out and…

senegal team

Russia 2018: Senegal record Africa’s first win

The Teranga Lions of Senegal have broken the jinx plaguing African teams at the ongoing World Cup in Russia as they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday to record the first win by a team from the continent. Before the Senegalese took center stage in their Group H tie on Wednesday,…

Asaba 2018: Nigeria’s Obisesan eyes first African title

After failing to make a podium finish at the last Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the Nigerian record holder in Women’s Hammer Throw, Queen Obisesan, has said she will do all within her reach to win gold at the African Athletics Championships tagged Asaba 2018. The 21st African Senior…

Rohr needs to eat the frog on Mikel’s position against Iceland

The mathematicians have come out with their permutations and we know the Eagles can still qualify for the second round with two wins in their next two matches – starting with Iceland on Friday. But before we come to that bridge, Gernot Rohr must eat the frog, which is the…

Russia 2018: Lukaku nets twice as Belgium crush Panama

Romelu Lukaku gave a good account of himself on Monday as he banged in two goals to help Belgium to a 3-0 win over Panama. After firing blanks in the first half, Belgium turned on style in the second half as Dries Mertens broke the deadlock two minutes after the…

Tunisia Vs England (Live Updates): Eagles dare Three Lions

Africa has been poor as far as the Russia 2018 World Cup in Russia is concerned with no goal let alone victory for any of the teams representing the continent so far. It is against this backdrop that Africa is looking on to the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to change…

Coutinho celebrates (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Brazil vs Switzerland (LIVE UPDATES): Neymar takes center stage in Russia

The world has seen Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in action for their various countries; but now it is the turn of Neymar to prove his worth as the world's most expensive player. After missing out on a golden opportunity to extend their World Cup titles to six on home…

Hirving Lozano celebrate his goal against Germany [Photo: FIFA World Cup official Twitter account

Russia 2018: Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

Mexico have recorded one of the biggest upset so far at the ongoing World Cup in Russia. They beat the defending champions, Germany by a lone goal in their Group F tie at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday. Hirving Lozano scored the solitary goal of the game in the 35th…

The Nigeria vs Croatia match. The Super Eagles lost the match by 2 goals to nil. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Croatia 2-0 Nigeria: Five things we learnt about Super Eagles

The Super Eagles gave many the hope that this might just be Nigeria’s best appearance at the World Cup. From preparation to funding and even the hype around its playing jerseys, the Super Eagles looked destined to wow the world in Russia. With Argentina and Iceland settling for a 1-1…

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Croatia vs Nigeria Live Updates: Super Eagles begin quest for World Cup glory

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to begin their chase for glory at the 2018 World Cup in Russia as they take on Croatia in the second game in Group D. With the first game in Group D involving Argentina and Iceland ending in a 1-1 draw, a victory…

Messi lost a penalty kick against Iceland

Russia 2018: Messi fires blank as Iceland hold Argentina

Lionel Messi fired blanks on Saturday as Argentina started their World Cup campaign on a rather disappointing note; settling for a 1-1 draw against debutants, Iceland. Messi and his Argentina teammates were left frustrated, as they failed to get their desired victory over Iceland in Saturday’s Group D tie. Sergio…

France vs Australia: Paul Pogba and Umtiti celebrates at the end of the encounter (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Russia 2018: Pogba helps France beat Australia

The French national team have recorded a crucial win in their opening game of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Paul Pogba got the winning goal as France secured a 2-1 victory over a stubborn Australia side to begin their World Cup campaign with three points. Didier Deschamps's side were well…

Ronald and Ramos used to illustrate the match. [Photo credit: www.completesportsnigeria.com]

Portugal Vs Spain Live Updates: Ronaldo, Ramos set for showdown

Real Madrid teammates, Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos, will be at opposing ends as Portugal take on Spain in what is arguably the pick of the bunch from the group-stage fixtures. Friday’s fixture pitches the 2010 world champions against the reigning European champions in Sochi. Spain are starting their World…

Morocco and Iran match at Russia 2018 World Cup

Morocco 0-1 Iran: Late Own Goal Hurts Atlas Lion

Morocco have lost their first game at the 2018 World Cup in a very painful manner as a late own goal by substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz saw the Atlas Lions fall 1-0 to Iran. In a group that they are both seen as the outsiders, Morocco and Iran knew they both…