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    South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa beat England to win Rugby World Cup

South Africa defeated England to secure a thoroughly deserved third Webb Ellis trophy in style in Yokohama, Japan at the Rugby World Cup.The Springboks made history as the first nation ever to lose a Rugby World Cup game - their opening Pool B clash with New Zealand - and go on to lift the cup.The South African team also became [...]

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    Nigeria lose out as England name Tammy Abraham, Tomori in Euro qualifiers squad

Nigeria lose out as England name Tammy Abraham, Tomori in Euro qualifiers squad

Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori have been called up by England for the 2020 Euro qualifiers.Gareth Southgate's Three Lions side will take on the Czech Republic away on October 11, before travelling to Bulgaria three days later.Abraham and Tomori have had great performances with Chelsea since the start of the 2019/20 English Premier League season.Abraham has scored [...]

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    Tammy Abraham set to accept England over Nigeria

Tammy Abraham set to accept England over Nigeria

Nigeria is set to miss out on the services of Tammy Abraham, Chelsea football star, as he is rumoured to be on the verge to pledge his allegiance to England.According to Telegraph UK, Gareth Southgate, England's head coach, has shown interest for the in-form striker with respect to the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.The 21-year-old talented [...]

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    US beats England to reach Women’s World Cup final

US beats England to reach Women’s World Cup final

The United States of America’s women soccer team defeated England 2-1 in an entertaining match on Tuesday at the Stade de Lyon to qualify for their third successive World Cup final. The US took a 10th-minute lead through Christen Press but England equalized through Ellen White nine minutes later. Alex Morgan, joint top scorer in the competition with White, scored what proved to [...]

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    Sex diseases ‘on the increase’ in England

Sex diseases ‘on the increase’ in England

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    First African goal not enough as Tunisia lose 2-1 to England

First African goal not enough as Tunisia lose 2-1 to England

Tunisia scored the first goal by an African side at the 2018 World Cup but it was not enough to ensure victory as two strikes from Harry Kane helped England to a 2-1 win. [...]

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    Eagles will get good result against Czech, says Mikel

Eagles will get good result against Czech, says Mikel

John Mikel Obi, Super Eagles captain, says Nigeria will have a strong start in the friendly game against the Czech Republic on Wednesday.Mikel said the friendly game played against England was "a good test" for the squad.“The game against England was a good test for us, we played well in the second half. In the first half, we didn’t get going [...]

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    Iwobi craves long term stay at Arsenal

Iwobi craves long term stay at Arsenal

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, says he hopes to be an Arsenal player for a long time.Iwobi said Arsenal had always been his dream club, adding that he is "always proud" to be a Gunner."It has always been my childhood dream . I have been playing for Arsenal since I was six," Iwobi told Mirror UK."The fact I am representing [...]

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    Mikel talks England friendly: Why we didn’t play well in first half

Mikel talks England friendly: Why we didn’t play well in first half

In the aftermath of the Super Eagles' 1-2 loss to England, captain John Mikel Obi has analysed his team's performance.Mikel said the team was lacklustre in the first half, partly attributing it to the defensive formation of the English side.He said the Eagles "played five at the back as well" in the second half, hence, the improved performance."In the first half [...]

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    Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles player ratings vs England

Super Eagles showed their good and bad sides in the 2-1 defeat against England at Wembley stadium. Gernot Rohr's boys went through a shambolic first half but redeemed themselves in the second to half the deficit. World Cup qualifiers hero, Alex Iwobi, was again, particularly impressive despite the defeat.Francis Uzoho: The Deportivo La Coruna reserve keeper looks like the chosen [...]

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    Iwobi scores but England beat Nigeria in World Cup warm-up

Iwobi scores but England beat Nigeria in World Cup warm-up

The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to the Three Lions in a pre-World Cup game at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.Dele Alli, a player of Nigerian descent, was showered with boos every time he touched the ball while Iwobi, another player who had the option of playing for Nigeria and England, scored in the international friendly.Gary Cahill's stunning header gave Gareth Southgate's [...]

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    Carl Ikeme ‘devastated’ to miss World Cup

Carl Ikeme ‘devastated’ to miss World Cup

Carl Ikeme says he is devastated that he won't be a part of the Super Eagles contingent to the World Cup.The goalkeeper took to Twitter to vent his frustration and to also wish the Super Eagles good luck as the team continues preparation towards the tournament in Russia.The Wolverhampton Wanderers player did not play a game in the 2017/18 season [...]

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    England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

The Super Eagles and the Three Lions will battle for bragging rights at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.It will be the Eagles' penultimate friendly match before heading to Russia for the World Cup.The Nigerian team was average against DR Congo on Monday; a match where Gernot Rohr paired Joel Obi and Oghenekaro Etebo in central midfield and utilised Tyrone [...]

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    Troost-Ekong: Oliseh said I’m too soft for African football — I have proven my point

Troost-Ekong: Oliseh said I’m too soft for African football — I have proven my point

William Troost-Ekong, Super Eagles defender, says Sunday Oliseh's criticism motivated him to excel.He said the former Eagles coach once described him as "too soft for African football" after an international game.In an interview with UK Telegraph UK, the defender said: "My partner at centre-back is half-German, half-Nigerian, so he is the same as me."After a game, he said we [...]

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    Buhari to host Super Eagles on Wednesday

Buhari to host Super Eagles on Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday host the World Cup-bound Super Eagles at the presidential villa, Abuja.According to a statement made available to TheCable by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the Eagles will be hosted by the president before the weekly federal executive council meeting.The statement read: "Solomon Dalung, minister of youth and sports, will present the country’s ambassadors to President [...]

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    PHOTOS: Super Eagles stars training ahead of Congo game

PHOTOS: Super Eagles stars training ahead of Congo game

With weeks to the start of the World Cup, the Super Eagles have commenced training for their friendly games.The Super Eagles players and coaching crew were seen in full fitness training at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Akwa Ibom, on Wednesday.The Eagles will square up against DR Congo on May 28, take on the Three Lions of England on June 2 [...]

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