Psychic Pig Tips Nigeria For Semi-Finals Place

In a case reminiscent of the psychic octopus named Paul, which made accurate predictions in the 2010 World Cup, another magical animal, this time, a pig named Mystic Marcus, has predicted that Nigeria, alongside Belgium, Uruguay and Argentina, will progress to the Semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting on Thursday in Russia. Mystic Marcus has a 100 per cent track record of predicting sports results according to his owner, Juliette Stevens, reports Daily Mail on Wednesday. And the eight-year-old prophet even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the…

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Olamide And Phyno Releases Super Eagles World Cup Tune

Nigerian indigenous rappers, Olamide and Phyno, have released a World Cup theme tune to support the Super Eagles at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The song, tittled “Dem Go Hear Am” produced by Pheelz, is powered by Aiteo, a main sponsor of the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Aiteo Group,  founded in February 2008, is an integrated, global-focused Nigerian Energy conglomerate that partnered with the Nigerian Football Federation, to give quality treatment and support to the players and technical crew of the…

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Rohr Optimistic Of Victory Against Croatia

By Akinwale Kasali With few days to the opening match of the Super Eagles against Croatia at the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr is optimistic that the national team will do the nation proud by defeating their European opponent in the first match of their group D encounter. Rohr insists the Super Eagles will be arriving in Russia for the 2018 World Cup to make a bold statement, not as frightened rabbits. The three-time African champions, who are scheduled to hit Russia on Monday…

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Super Eagles Line-Up Against Czech Republic Revealed

By Akinwale Kasali The Super Eagles have the objective of coming out of Wednesday’s friendly against the Czech Republic with a win to set them in great psychological tune for the FIFA World Cup finals. Coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that is bent on seeing his team triumph against the Czechs to further make them determined and prepared for the tournament when hostilities resume next week for the FIFA World Cup. Rohr is expected to start Francis Uzoho in goal, Bryan Idowu, and Tyronne Ebuehi in the left and right…

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Rohr Names His Final Squad, As Team Move To Austria

Vy Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernor Rohr, has named his final 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup. Rohr has dropped Ola Aina and Mikel Agu, from the players that travelled to London to play the Three Lions yesterday. “It’s Ola Aina and Mikel Agu. They will be on standby. We go with 23 players to Austria; if there is another problem or injury like happened four years ago when Elderson was injured, they will be on standby for that,” Rohr told KweséESPN on Sunday. Nigeria will face…

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Rohr May Likely Drop Agbo, Akpeyi, Echiejile, Awaziem

By Akinwale Kasali As Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is set to name a 25-man team that will jet out of Abuja to London, England today after the team’s meeting president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa later today before traveling to London to face the three lions of England, insinuations is rife that the Super Eagles gaffer is likely to drop Elderson Echiejile, Chidozie Awaziem, Stephen Eze, Uche Agbo and Daniel Akpeyi. The magazine can authoritatively disclose that the French-German tactician, Rohr, was visibly annoyed with his left backs,…

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Moses Simon Injured, Out Of World Cup

By Akinwale Kasali The dream of Super Eagles winger, Moses Daddy Ajala Simon, of making his debut at his first world cup has been dashed. Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has  confirmed that  Gent forward Moses Simon will  miss the Russia 2018 World Cup,  The Belgium-based attacker, who played a  major role for the team  during  the qualifiers,   was injured while   training with  his colleagues in Uyo.   Simon will not feature in Monday’s friendly against DR Congo in Port Harcourt  and the game against England   in London on June…

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2018 World Cup: Ndidi Recuperating Faster

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has recovered “faster than expected” from a hamstring injury and will soon join Nigeria’s full World Cup training, an official said Thursday. Ndidi has been training on his own in the southern city of Uyo, where the squad have their training camp, since the World Cup camp opened officially on Tuesday. Super Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye said Ndidi’s recovery has been ahead of schedule and he will soon join the squad’s full training. “In a couple of days, he will join the full training,” Ibitoye…

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2018 World Cup: Rohr’s Headache

By Akinwale Kasali With less than 35 days to the commencement of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is having serious nightmare over the injury list of his players that soar to eight, with Las Palmas Football Club midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo joining the list of injured players. Before Etebo joining the fray, Rohr has been battling for the recovery of Joel Obi (Torino FC), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City), Tyronne Ebuehi (ADO Den Haag), Henry Onyekuru (Anderlecht FC), Leon Balogun (Mainz FC), Elderson Echiejile…

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Stan Football Academy: Discovering Future Soccer Stars

By Akinwale Kasali Six years ago, little or nothing was known about Junior Oluwafemi Ajayi, Super Eagles striker, who made his debut for the national team in the friendly match against Serbia in London last month. The attacking prowess of Ajayi for his Egyptian club side, Al Ahly, caught the eyes of  Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, who invited the young lad to be part of last month’s friendlies against Poland and Serbia.   For most soccer enthusiasts, Ajayi’s name became an household name following his impressive performance at the…

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