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Higuain Retires From Argentina Duty

Higuain Retires From Argentina Duty

After nearly a decade of representing Argentina, Gonzalo Higuain announced on Thursday 28 March that he has retired from international football.

Luka Modric Wins Yet Another Major Award

Luka Modric Wins Yet Another Major Award

Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been crowned the world’s best male athlete 2018 by the International Sporting Press Association (AIPS) at a gala ceremony in Zagreb on Wednesday.

Former Barcelona Star Condemns 48-Team Fifa World Cup

Former Barcelona Star Condemns 48-Team Fifa World Cup

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has condemned publicly the proposed increment of teams that will participate in the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Destination For Flying Eagles Training Camp Revealed

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Destination For Flying Eagles Training Camp Revealed

Nigeria men's national under-20 football team, the Flying Eagles, will from April 17 storm the German city of Nuremberg ahead of the U-20 World Cup in Poland

1.12 Billion Global Audience Watched World Cup Final – Fifa

1.12 Billion Global Audience Watched World Cup Final – Fifa

World football governing body Fifa on Friday disclosed that a combined global audience of 1.12 billion watched the World Cup final between France and Croatia in July.

Afcon 2013 Winner Oshaniwa On Trial At Akwa United

Afcon 2013 Winner Oshaniwa On Trial At Akwa United

Former Nigeria international Juwon Oshaniwa is undergoing trial at two-time Federation Cup winners Akwa United as he seeks a permanent deal with the club.

Dalung Confident Eagles Will Soar In Russia

Dalung Confident Eagles Will Soar In Russia

Nigeria's minister of sports, Solomon Dalung, says the Super Eagles are in the right fettle to stun the world at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.

Fan Paints Entire House In Argentina Colours Ahead World Cup

Fan Paints Entire House In Argentina Colours Ahead World Cup

An passionate supporter of two-time world champions Argentina has painted his house in India in the team's blue and white colours ahead of the Fifa World Cup.

Nigeria’s Opponents Iceland To Name World Cup Final Squad Friday

Nigeria’s Opponents Iceland To Name World Cup Final Squad Friday

World Cup newcomers Iceland will on Friday name their final squad for the 2018 tournament in Russia, the country's football federation announced on Wednesday. 

1.7m World Cup Tickets Sold

1.7m World Cup Tickets Sold

With less than 80 days to the World Cup in Russia, over 1.7 million tickets have been sold, says football ruling body, Fifa. 

Messi Vows To Retire If Argentina Fails To Win World Cup

Messi Vows To Retire If Argentina Fails To Win World Cup

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has said he would retire from international football if Argentina does not win the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.

Fifa World Cup Trophy Lands In Lagos Amid Excitement

Fifa World Cup Trophy Lands In Lagos Amid Excitement

The Fifa Word Cup trophy was on Friday showcased in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital,  after it landed Nigeria on 7 March, as part of a global tour plan of 91 cities in 51 countries.

Germany Players To Cash Over N100m World Cup Win Bonus

Germany Players To Cash Over N100m World Cup Win Bonus

Germany kick off their 2018 defence against Mexico on June 17 in Moscow having also drawn Sweden and South Korea in Group F.

Senegal Book World Cup Ticket

Senegal Book World Cup Ticket

Senegal on Friday sealed a return to the FIFA World Cup for the first time since their 2002 debut thanks to a 2-0 win over South Africa.

South Africa Defeat Spurred Eagles To Russia – Rohr

South Africa Defeat Spurred Eagles To Russia – Rohr

Gernot Rohr says the team's 2-0 loss to South Africa in a 2019 Afcon qualifier was the wake up call the team needed to qualify for Russia 2018.

Super Eagles Can Win World Cup – Caf President

Super Eagles Can Win World Cup – Caf President

President of Africa's football's governing body, Caf, Ahmad, has tipped Nigeria to stun the global football community at next year's Fifa World Cup in Russia.

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