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Croatia Knock 10-man Cameroon Out of World Cup

Striker Mario Mandzukic scored two second-half goals as Croatia knocked 10-man Cameroon out of the World Cup with a 4-0 rout in Manaus on Wednesday. Croatia bounced back from their opening defeat to hosts Brazil to keep alive their hopes of progressing from Group A with an emphatic display. But Cameroon were largely the architects of their own downfall after playing the last 50 minutes ... Read More »

Keshi: Eagles ‘ll Make Nigerians Proud

Nigeria steps out tonight for her first game at the World Cup in Brazil. The Super Eagles will slug it out with Head Coach Stephen Keshi said yesterday that his side will take it one game at a time. Upbeat midfielder Mikel Obi vowed that the team would do well. The Super Eagles will play Iran at 8.pm Nigerian time at Arena da Baixada in ... Read More »

Goalline Tech Aids France Ease to Past Honduras

France kicked off their World Cup campaign with an impressive 3-0 win over Honduras in what was an ill-tempered affair in Porto Alegre. Karim Benzema capped an impressive performance with a finish high into the net, completing the scoring for France against a physical Honduras side, who had to play the second half with 10 men following Wilson Palacios’s sending off. Didier Deschamps’ side started ... Read More »

Chelsea Ready to Hand Hazard New £200,000-a-Week Contract As PSG Plan £61m Bid

Chelsea is ready to hand Eden Hazard a bumper pay rise, even as Paris Saint-Germain prepare a massive £61m bid to lure the player away. PSG coach Laurent Blanc, has nmade no secret of his desire to bring the Belgian back to Ligue 1 next season and reports claim that both representatives have meet discreetly to discuss a possible transfer. Hazard has three years left ... Read More »

Ghanaian Witch Doctor Claims Responsibility For Ronaldo’s Injury

CRISTIANO Ronaldo has been frustrated by injuries as Portugal prepare for the World Cup. He was unable to play in their friendly against Greece due to a thigh strain and now the Portuguese federation says he also has tendinitis in his knee. The impact this will have on his ability to play in Brazil remains unclear, but a feared Ghanaian witch doctor, Nana Kwaku Bonsam, ... Read More »

Keshi Picks Yobo, Odemwingie, 21 Others For World Cup

Defender Joseph Yobo will play in his third FIFA World Cup finals and have opportunity to become Nigeria’s first –ever century – international after he was named in the African champions’ final list of 23 for Brazil 2014. Also going to their third World Cup are goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Austin Ejide, but midfield strongman John Mikel Obi will only be attending his first finals ... Read More »

Eagles Final List For Submission Today

After months of suspense, the 23 players that will form the Super Eagles final squad for the 2014 World Cup will be known today (Monday). June 2 is the deadline set by the world football governing body, FIFA for all teams to submit their final list from the provisional 30 sent in last month. Some other teams billed for Brazil have since announced their World ... Read More »

“I Have No Strikers” – Mourinho Caught Criticizing Torres and Questioning Eto’o’s Age

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, was an angry man yesterday, after footage of him slamming his strikers found its way into public space. The Portuguese’s remarks about Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto’o and Demba Ba were captured by French TV company Canal+, when the former Real Madrid boss attended Hublot’s sponsorship launch last week. Mourinho believed he was having a private chat with senior representatives of the ... Read More »

NFF Names Amunike New Golden Eaglets Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the appointment of Emmanuel Amunike as the new head coach of the Nigerian male U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets. This disclosure was made by the head of the NFF’s technical committee, Emmanuel Ikpeme who stated that that Amunike’s appointment was borne out of the need for continuity, since Amunike was an assistant to Manu Garba who led the ... Read More »

Your Fitness Guarantees Your Ticket — KESHI

The Super Eagles’ Coach Steven Keshi has made it known to his players and members of the press that his final choice of players for the 2014 African Nations Championship in South Africa will be determined by the players fitness and performance level at the training and other matches that will come before then. The players who are 30 in number are currently on camp ... Read More »

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