World Cup 2018


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.

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.

Super Eagles team at the USA 1994

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.

Mohamed Salah

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 National team 2018

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 World cup 2018. [Photo credit: Daily Mirror]

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

The real ‘Oyibo Wall’

Croatia v Nigeria: The real ‘Oyibo Wall’ is loading

The emphasis on overseas-developed players is always at a premium with foreign coaches.

Mohamed Salah

Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

Salah sustained a shoulder injury in the Champions League final against Real Madrid.

Super Eagles arrive Russia for World Cup

Super Eagles arrive Russia for World Cup

This is Nigeria’s sixth appearance at the World Cup

Super Eagles departing Austria

PHOTOS: Super Eagles depart for Russia

The eagles could not hide their excitement as they head to Russia for the World Cup.

Polish Team. World Cup Team 2018

X-raying 2018 FIFA World Cup teams: Group H

Poland should be favourites going into this tournament but on paper, Colombia can usurp them if care is not taken.

World Cup 2018 group D. [Photo credit: Evening Standard]

X-raying 2018 FIFA World Cup teams – Group D

The group includes Nigeria, Argentina, Iceland, and Croatia.


X-raying 2018 FIFA World Cup teams: Group G

This group Group G: Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England.

Manuel Lazini

Russia 2018: Argentina’s Lanzini ruled out of World Cup

Lanzini plays for West Ham United in England.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

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.

FIFA World Cup Trophy

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.

John Ogu. [Photo credit: SCORE NIGERIA]

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.


X-raying the 2018 FIFA World Cup groups – Group B

The team that will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup will play seven matches over a 30-day period.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Czech Rep. v Nigeria (Preview): Five things to watch

The Eagles played poorly in the first half against England.

John Mikel Obi

ANALYSIS: Mikel, 31 others captains going to Russia 2018

The captain is both the bad and also the good cop, as occasions warrant.


X-raying 2018 World Cup teams – Group E

Switzerland may turn out to be the surprise package of this group.