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Brazil, Nigeria gets another chance to push qualifications.

Today’s Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland took on extra significance after Argentina were emphatically beaten 3-0 by Croatia on Thursday. While the result confirmed qualification to the next round for Croatia, it opened up the group, where all three remaining teams can still join Croatia in the round of 16. Argentina and Iceland […]

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FIFA rankings unfavorable to Nigeria, Tunisia heading to World Cup.

World Cup bound African teams experienced mixed fortunes in the latest FIFA rankings that were released on Thursday, less than a week to the opening of football’s biggest tournament in Russia. Senegal, Morocco and Egypt improved by one position while Tunisia and Nigeria lost ground following unimpressive results in friendly games played ahead of the World Cup. […]

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Injured Neymar To Start Training, Vows To Work Harder For World Cup.

Injured Brazil striker Neymar has targeted May 17 for a return to training and vowed to work harder than ever to be ready for this year’s World Cup in Russia. The Paris St Germain player, who became the world’s most expensive footballer when he joined the club from Barcelona in August, had an operation on […]

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World Cup: Pele tips Neymar Jr to lead Brazil.

Brazilian legend Pele says he is confident about Brazil’s chances at the upcoming World Cup and expects injured star Neymar to be fully fit to lead the side in Russia. Speaking to AFP in Dubai, the 77-year-old, who has been in ailing health recently, put his faith in Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar’s ability to recover […]

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