Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "France 1998"

    World Cup Special: The day Zubizaretta ‘scored’ for Nigeria in France ’98

World Cup Special: The day Zubizaretta ‘scored’ for Nigeria in France ’98

The Super Eagles were the underdogs when they faced a formidable Spanish team at the 1998 World Cup in France.The Nigerian team coached by Velibor Bora Milutinovic did not adequately prepare for the tournament, yet a lot was expected from the players.After a good outing at the 1994 World Cup, many Nigerians hoped for an improved performance in France. However, [...]

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    THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

The Super Eagles of Nigeria kickoff their World Cup 2014 campaign today with a match with Iran at the Arena da Baixada and are hoping to win their first World Cup match since France 1998.With group favourites Argentina beating Bosnia 2-1 yesterday, Nigeria, who are expected to compete with tournament newcomers Bosnia and today’s opponent, Iran for the second spot, [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 1: Neymar the protagonist, Brazil the favourites

COUNTDOWN 1: Neymar the protagonist, Brazil the favourites

Every World Cup throws up a hero for Brazilians on the world stage. From the likes of Pele to Ronaldo de Lima, there is always that player who fans look unto for the magical and decisive moments and this summer won’t be any different with the recent emergence of Neymar da Silva Santos as the new face of Brazilian soccer.Simply [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 3: Modric looking to emulate France ’98 feat

COUNTDOWN 3: Modric looking to emulate France ’98 feat

If the ever-demanding Croatian fans are to see their country replicate the dizzying height of third place earned at France 1998 — their maiden World Cup appearance — the man to direct the orchestra will be Real Madrid playmaker, Luka Modric.The 28-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder has different sets of skills. A technically-gifted player, he is a creative playmaker with [...]

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