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The best, worst minutes for Nigeria’s Super Eagles at World Cups

The Super Eagles have scored 20 goals across their five participations in the FIFA World Cup.

Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring (Photo Credit: @ChelseaFC on Twitter)

FA Cup Final: Chelsea v Manchester United: What is at stake?

For Mourinho, who has won 12 out of 14 finals, the mantra is to win and not to entertain.

Brown Ideye

Russia 2018: Ideye, Benzema, Wilshere, other stars left behind

The forward started the World Cup qualifying campaign in Zambia on October 9, 2016.

Atletico Madrid v Marseille

Atletico Madrid v Marseille: Will experience or ‘home advantage’ count in Europa final?

Atletico Madrid have won the UEFA Europa League twice in the last nine years.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

30 days to Russia 2018: Rohr’s list and imminent issues

Gernot Rohr has released his 30-member provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Rafael Nadal

Tennis: Nadal bests McEnroe’s 34-year-old record

Top seeds tumbled in Madrid

36 days to Russia 2018: Eagles need this tactic to triumph

36 days to Russia 2018: Eagles need this tactic to triumph

The Eagles should take comfort from the way Liverpool beat Manchester City over two legs in the Champions League.

Chelsea FC

Chelsea dominating except where it really matters to Abramovich

Chelsea Ladies confirmed their dominance on the local stage by beating Arsenal Ladies 3-1.

Barcelona v Real Madrid

Barcelona v Real Madrid | No El Clasico guard of honour but a point will be made

Cristiano Ronaldo with 17 goals is the second all-time Real Madrid scorer in El Clasico, behind the legendary Alfredo di Stefano with 18.

Arsenal and Athletico

Atletico Madrid v Arsenal: Wenger hopes love affair ends on right note

Arsenal must score to stand any chance of going through.

real madrid

Real Madrid 2-2 Bayern Munich: Football at its most dramatic

There is no way to describe the semifinal between Real and Bayern but to exclaim – ‘go watch it yourself’.

Real Madrid v Bayern Munich: Zidane hoping Los Blancos don’t choke again

The two sides are hampered by injuries to first-teamers with Bayern suffering more.

Andres Iniesta (Photo Credit: Goal.com)

Iniesta: Simply remarkable champion

“I’d like to be remembered for being a great footballer and a great person,” Iniesta says in teary farewell.

Arsene Wenger

Four Matches To Watch: Elephants march against Akwa United, Wenger says goodbye to Old Trafford

Arsene Wenger’s last match at Old Trafford as Arsenal manager could turn out to be a hellish one.

Rafael Nadal

11′ is the new number for Nadal on clay

The number is now 11 for the king of clay!

Real Madrid

Three facts learnt from UEFA Champions League first semifinals

Ten goals were scored in the first leg semifinals.

Attacked referee being attended to

Heartland assault on referee: How weak can the league management be?

Heartland, unfortunately, are repeat offenders.

Bayern Vs Real Madrid

Bayern Munich v Real Madrid: Heynckes chasing another treble

There can be no favourites before the match kicks off, as the result, will be determined by which team wants the win more.

Mo Salah of Liverpool

Liverpool v AS Roma: Salah welcomes Roma seeking 10th UCL goal

The tactical match will be between two of Europe’s most sought-after managers – Klopp [50] and Eusebio Di Francesco [48].

Special Eagles (Nigeria’s Amputee Football Team) player Bamgbopa Abayomi

Amputee Football: Nigerian star targets World Cup, league title in 2018

“It will be welcoming to see Super Eagles emulate colleagues across the world by supporting the Nigeria Amputee Football team”.

Arsene Wenger

Wenger and the long road to Arsenal good-bye

Wenger is undoubtedly a revolutionary and history maker.

Women race at the Commonwealth Games used to illustrate the story.

2018 Commonwealth Games Review: Nigerian women saved our marbles

Nigeria is gradually losing its prominence in short sprints.

EPL: No more blue moon rising over Guardiola’s Manchester City

The team’s fortunes could improve with Guardiola, who has a glowing track record of winning, especially league titles.

Buffon

Real Madrid 1-3 Juventus: Over the hill emotions and a ref witch hunt

Real Madrid snatched qualification victory in the last minute.

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

Real Madrid v Juventus: Another Ronaldo performance a step towards Ballon d’Or

After his out-of-this-world goal last week, another compelling performance nudges Ronaldo closer to a sixth award.