Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Italy’s loss to Costa Rica sends England out of World Cup

Italy’s loss to Costa Rica sends England out of World Cup

England have crashed out of the 2014 World Cup, after Costa Rica pulled off a second successive upset by defeating more-fancied Italy 1.0 on Friday.The Three Lions fans were hoping for a favour from the Italians, but Costa Rica had other ideas. Anything other than an Azzurri win meant elimination for Roy Hodgson and his Three Lions, but few expected Italy [...]

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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 12: How will Mitroglou answer Greece’s call to duty?

COUNTDOWN 12: How will Mitroglou answer Greece’s call to duty?

It’s been a decade since Greece stunned the giants of Europe to claim the Euro 2004 crown with legendary Otto Rehhagel at the helm. The Greeks are still to ever come close, but in steps Kostantinos ‘Kostas’ Mitroglou.The former Olympiakos striker had enjoyed a wonderful 2013/14 season until his move to now-relegated Fulham in England. This season with Olympiakos, he [...]

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    Eagles fight back to snatch late equaliser against Scotland

Eagles fight back to snatch late equaliser against Scotland

A last-gasp equaliser by substitute Uche Nwofor rescued a draw for Nigeria in their World Cup warm-up match against Scotland at Fulham’s Craven Cottage. The match ended 2-2.Charlie Mulgrew’s audacious flick and an own goal from Azubuike Egwuekwe had given Scotland a 2-1 lead over the Super Eagles, but Nwofor pounced after a mix-up in the Scotland defence and poked [...]

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    Babayaro backs Odemwingie to shine in Brazil

Babayaro backs Odemwingie to shine in Brazil

Atlanta ’96 Olympic soccer gold medalist, Emmanuel Babayaro, reckons the performance of Stoke City, forward Osaze Odemwingie, will be crucial to the Super Eagles in their Group F World Cup games against Argentina, Iran and Bosnia.The former Nigerian goalkeeper is confident Odemwingie will prove himself a worthy World Cup starter during Nigeria's warm-up games, which begin Wednesday against Scotland at Fulham's [...]

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    Ambrose to face clubmate at Craven Cottage

Ambrose to face clubmate at Craven Cottage

Celtic skipper, Scott Brown, and his World Cup bound teammate, Efe Ambrose, will go head-to-head when Scotland take on Nigeria in London on Wednesday at Fulham’s ground, Craven Cottage.Brown is relishing the chance to be involved for Gordon Strachan’s in-form side and he feels how they fare against a World Cup participant will be a good indicator as to how [...]

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    Super Eagles start training in London

Super Eagles start training in London

Super Eagles kicked off their preparations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with a first training session at Fulham FC Mortspur Park training centre on Monday evening.All 30 shortlisted players were in camp and attended the session that lasted for nearly two hours.Coaches Daniel Amokachi and Valerie Houdenmou took the light work-out before the former led the players in [...]

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    Iran striker looking forward to Nigeria-Scotland clash

Iran striker looking forward to Nigeria-Scotland clash

One player who will be paying close attention when the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Scotland at Craven Cottage next Wednesday is Fulham forward, Ashkan Dejagah.Iran kick off their 2014 World Cup Group F opener against the current Africa Cup of Nations champions, and Dejagah is looking forward to seeing what they have to offer in SW6 on Wednesday May [...]

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    Super Eagles’ opponents Iran name squad

Super Eagles’ opponents Iran name squad

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has released the preliminary 30-man squad for the FIFA World Cup.Two London-based players, Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejageh and Charlton Athletic striker Reza Ghoochannejad, are among 10 foreign-based players in the squad, which will be trimmed to 23 by June 2.The Iranians have had a troubled build-up to the tournament and last month Queiroz started a training [...]

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    Strachan names uncapped duo for Nigeria friendly

Strachan names uncapped duo for Nigeria friendly

Scotland coach, Gordon Strachan has added uncapped Derby County duo of Chris Martin and Craig Forsyth to his squad for the upcoming friendly against Nigeria at Craven Cottage. Dundee United left, back Andrew Robertson, is named among the defenders, while Craig Bryson joins his Pride Park teammates who have helped guide the Rams to the Championship play-off final.Gary Caldwell returns in defence [...]

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    Osaze, Ameobi score … City go top

Osaze, Ameobi score … City go top

Out-of-favour Nigeria striker, Osaze Peter Odemwingie, and late national team bloomer, Shola Ameobi found the net on Saturday to help their teams secure victories in today's English Premier League matches.Osaze grabbed the first goal for Stoke city in the 39th minute to open the goal gates, as Stoke City trumped Fulham by four goals to one. The defeat condemned Fulham to relegation from the [...]

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