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Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil: Why racism will persist

European countries especially must learn that if they claim the good in players, they must also claim the bad.

Hazard

To sell or not, a big question for Chelsea

Hazard had a fantastic World Cup with Belgium.

Nigeria's player Oghenekaro Etebo (8) celebrates the team's third goal against Japan during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men’s First Round Group B football match Nigeria vs Japan, at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus on August 4, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / RAPHAEL ALVES

ANALYSIS: The dynamics, economics of Nigeria players’ transfers

Why do Brazilian players command hefty transfer fees and their Nigerian.

France wins 2018 FIFA World Cup Final beating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow, Russia 2

Top seven sports events last week: NPFL postponed, France win World Cup

Kerber also beat Serena.

France vs Croatia

2018 World Cup final: France should edge a tight contest

The team that will be confident in their regime and tactics, will surely win this one.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring (Photo Credit: La Liga, Twitter)

Ronaldo will be a Real loss but a big gain to Juventus

Ronaldo always adds glamour to any team he plays for.

Colombia v England: English youth against Colombian experience

Harry Kane already has five goals for England.

Belgium players celebrates at their last first round match (Photo Credit: www.foxsportsasia.com)

Belgium v Japan: Hazard to lead Belgium against Blue Samurais

De Bruyne is yet to really stand up and dictate the show for Belgium in Russia.

Portugal team 2018

Portugal vs Uruguay: Ronaldo seeks to breach Godin-led defence

The two teams have never met.

Marcos Rojo's goal against Nigeria's Super Eagles

Argentina vs France: Les Bleus edge but Argentina have Messi

Three duels to watch out for in the match are unveiled.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

ANALYSIS: A dismal African outing at Russia 2018

The farthest any of the 13 countries that have represented the continent has gone is the quarterfinal.

Marcos Rojo's goal against Nigeria's Super Eagles

Referee not to blame for Eagles’ ouster; here’s what went wrong

Truly, the game is about small margins, concentration, and mistakes.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Argentina 2- 1 Nigeria (Player Ratings): Super Eagles’ efforts not good enough

The Super Eagles made collective mistakes but they gave all they could.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Argentina v Nigeria Preview: It must be fifth time lucky for the Eagles

Argentina has won Nigeria on all (four) previous World Cup matches.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Russia 2018: How Nigeria’s Super Eagles can qualify for Second Round

The Eagles face Argentina in their last group match.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

How Nigeria can defeat Argentina — Segun Odegbami

“This is the best opportunity to revenge the defeats the Eagles suffered three times in the hands of Argentina.”

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

How Super Eagles can beat Argentina

Mathematically, Nigeria has qualified but let’s wait and see what will happen on the field.

Iceland 0-2 Nigeria | Players, coach’s ratings

Musa was the real Super Eagle, who took on the onus to get his team the goals that were needed.

Egypt National football team

Africa continues baby steps at FIFA World Cup

All the five nations representing Africa have conceded goals from set pieces.

Brazil team

2018 World Cup | Brazil still look like the likeliest winners

The African and Asian teams are in Russia to learn some football lessons.

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

Rohr needs to make the hard decisions to get the Eagles back on track.

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

Mikel Obi is wrong for Nigeria’s creative role.

Nigeria vs Congo D.R (Photo Credit: @modovictorekene on Twitter)

Nigeria vs Croatia: Five reasons Eagles stand a chance

The Eagles must be wary of conceding many corners against Croatia, who boast of good headers.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

The ‘organised chaos’ Super Eagles must unleash at Russia 2018

Nigeria should ignore former Ghana coach, Otto Pfister’s call to be calmer.

Nizhny novgorod Stadium, Russia

Three key things as World Cup kicks off in Russia

“Will the matches in Russia be open and free flowing or will they be cagey and boring? Fans want to see goals!”