World Cup

Russia denies bribing FIFA to host World Cup in 2018

Russia denies bribing FIFA to host World Cup

The Kremlin on Tuesday “categorically” denied allegations that Russia had bribed FIFA officials for the right to host the 2018 World Cup, the sportsbay reports “Russia absolutely legally got the right to organise the World Cup,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. He said the decision was “not linked to …

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African draw promises entertainment and excitement

African draw promises entertainment and excitement

African champions Algeria head Group A and will have two interesting games against the Etalons of Burkina Faso, with the Niger Republic and Djibouti also in the pool. Algeria will be even more motivated to qualify this time around. The other three teams in the pool will be just as …

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Crisis hits Powerlifting federation ahead of World Cup

Crisis hits Powerlifting federation ahead of World Cup

All seems not to be well in the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation (NPPF) as powerlifters have vowed not to report to camp ahead of the Powerlifting World Cup billed for Abuja which serves as qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics. It was gathered that the powerlifters are not happy with the …

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Shorunmu: Why I didn’t make Super Eagles World Cup squad

Why I didn’t make Super Eagles World Cup squad – Shorunmu

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has revealed the reason why he was dropped by Clemens Westerhof dropped him from the USA 1994 World Cup squad. In an interview with agency report, Shorunmu disclosed that being up against more experienced Eagles goalkeepers like Peter Rufai, Alloy Agu and the late …

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