Tag: World cup

“World Cup Stinks of Corruption” – Nigeria’s Minister, Dalung Explains Why The Nation Should Back Out

The Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung has said that Nigeria does not need to attend the next World Cup competition to be held in Russia in 2018. According to Vanguard, he made this known while speaking in an interview with Voice of America, Hausa Service. He said that Nigeria is[Read More…]

Top Tweets As Femi Adesina Claims Buhari Is Responsible For The U-17 World Cup Victory

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s Spokesman, has claimed Buhari is responsible for the U-17 World Cup triumph – a product of “change” – and the comment has elicited reactions.. Adesina had written Basketball champ. Scrabble champ. Under 17 World Cup champ. All under PMB. Nigerians ain't seen nothing yet. True change[Read More…]

In Pictures, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Defeat Mali To Win U-17 World Cup Tournament

Golden Eaglets celebrate with the U-17 World Cup trophy The concluding day of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 saw Nigeria live up to their tag of pre-tournament favourites by overcoming a spirited Mali side 2-0 in the final, thereby retaining the crown they secured so impressively two years[Read More…]

Thabo Mbeki, Others Approved Alleged $10m ‘Bribe’ For FIFA

The highest levels of South African government approved a $10 million dollar payment that US investigators suspect was a bribe to get the 2010 World Cup, media reports said Friday. Then president Thabo Mbeki and foreign minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma approved the payment which the authorities again insisted Friday was for[Read More…]

Numofagha Roland: Second Coming Of Stephen Keshi

As the recent football crisis which has plagued the NFF over who controls the affairs of Nigerian football has been put to rest by warring factions and the emergence of Amaju Pinnick as the top boss of NFF, Nigerian football community of loyal fans can once again breath a very[Read More…]

Colombia’s James Rodriguez Signs For Real Madrid After Shining At World Cup

The star of the World Cup, James Rodriguez, has just signed for Real Madrid for £88million in a transfer that will push several players towards the Premier League. It’s official, #WorldCup golden boot winner James (ha-mes) Rodriguez has signed for Real Madrid for 88million Euros. Rodriguez was in Spain on[Read More…]

‘Golden’ Supermodel Naomi Campbell Poses As World Cup Trophy [Look]

English supermodel Naomi Campbell poses as the World Cup trophy even as Germany takes home the real golden Cup following the European teams’ victory against Argentina in Brazil. She joins American celebrity like Rihanna who did not only support the winning team but also posed with the golden cup alongside the[Read More…]

Rihanna Celebrates World Cup Win, Partied With Germany’s Stars, Rocks Trophy [Look]

Pop American International star, Rihanna took several snaps at the Maracana on Sunday night, celebrating the 1-0 win after extra-time win for Germany against Argentina . She starred her World Cup  celebration from posting a picture lifting up her shirt to reveal her bra in the stands to partying all[Read More…]

FIFA Rejects Suarez Appeal Against Ban

World football governing body FIFA on Thursday rejected the appeal by Uruguay and Liverpool FC striker Luis Suarez against a four-month ban from all football-related activities for biting. Suarez who was also banned for nine international matches, was punished for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during their first round group match[Read More…]

World Cup: Injured Neymar To Join Brazil For Third Place Play-off Against Netherlands

Brazil’s injured striker Neymar will attend Saturday’s third place play-off when the battered World Cup hosts take on the Netherlands. Brazil were consigned to the ignominy of fighting out a game Dutch coach Louis van Gaal has attacked as “unfair” after their 7-1 semi-final mauling by Germany. Neymar’s absence dominated[Read More…]