World Cup: Nigerian fans banned from taking chicken to game
Some supporters of the Super Eagles believe taking chickens to games brings the team luck.
Egypt 0-1 Uruguay | Gimenez heads Uruguay past Salah-less Pharaohs
Egypt sit third on the table, and will face host Russia on Tuesday.
Portugal V Spain: Ronaldo begins quest to conquer world
None of Spain’s last 14 games at the World Cup have ended in a draw.
The ‘organised chaos’ Super Eagles must unleash at Russia 2018
Nigeria should ignore former Ghana coach, Otto Pfister’s call to be calmer.
Five Atlanta lessons Nigeria can learn for 2018 World Cup
This class of 2018 is said to be the most united Super Eagles’ squad in many years.
Egypt v Uruguay | Salah fit, in need of birthday present
Uruguay have not opened a World Cup campaign with a win since 1970.
Russia 5-0 Saudi Arabia | Cheryshev off the bench to score a brace
It was the biggest opening day scoreline in a World Cup.
Russia vs Saudi Arabia (LIVE UPDATES): Lowly ranked host kick-start World Cup
Russia come into their own tournament as the lowest-ranked team in the competition.
Russia v Saudi Arabia Preview: Hosts need morale-boosting start
No host country has lost a World Cup opener.
Russia 2018: FIFA pick referees for Friday matches
Three matches are slated for the day with Egypt taking on Uruguay, Portugal facing Spain and Morocco slugging it out with Iran
Croatia v Nigeria: The real ‘Oyibo Wall’ is loading
The emphasis on overseas-developed players is always at a premium with foreign coaches.
Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay
Salah sustained a shoulder injury in the Champions League final against Real Madrid.
Russia 2018: Argentina’s Lanzini ruled out of World Cup
Lanzini plays for West Ham United in England.
Super Eagles drop in FIFA ranking ahead of World Cup
None of Nigeria’s group opponents at the Russia 2018 World Cup rose in the ranking.
Russia 2018: Seven oldest players going to World Cup
Some ‘age is nothing but a number’ players, in their 30’s and 40’s would be playing at the World Cup.
Czech Rep. v Nigeria | Ogu to make his 6th start for Eagles
The Super Eagles have not been beaten whenever he has started and played 90 minutes.
Czech Rep. v Nigeria (Preview): Five things to watch
The Eagles played poorly in the first half against England.
ANALYSIS: Mikel, 31 others captains going to Russia 2018
The captain is both the bad and also the good cop, as occasions warrant.