Southgate safe even if England fail in World Cup

Southgate safe even if England fail in World Cup

England manager Gareth Southgate has been told his job is safe even if his side lose all their group matches at next year’s World Cup in Russia.Southgate took the reins on a permanent basis 12 months ago on a four-year contract and oversaw a successful qualification for the 2018 showpiece event, where England will face Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in the group stage. Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn said he would retain faith that…

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Real Madrid gives Manchester United’s De Gea deadline

Real Madrid have told Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, to make up his mind to join the Champions League holders in the next summer. De Gea, who was almost joining the Spain capital club in 2015, has been told to make up his mind between now and next summer or forget it. According to the Mirror, UK, Madrid president Florentino Perez, “has sounded a warning to De Gea” that his club will move for…

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Russia2018: It Will Not Be Easy For Us To Play Nigeria – Croatia Coach

Russia2018: It Will Not Be Easy For Us To Play Nigeria – Croatia Coach

Head coach of Croatia, Zlatko Dalic, has said his team wasn’t lucky to have been drawn alongside Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup draw in Moscow on Friday. According to reports, said he had been following the Nigerian team because of the young and fantastic players paraded by the Super Eagles. “All of their players are in Europe and they are very unpredictable to play against. It is our first game and it will be…

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We Will Beat Argentina Again – Atiku

We Will Beat Argentina Again – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that the Nigeria team will beat Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Atiku made the statement in a tweet on Friday shortly after the draw. He tweeted: “We’re beating Argentina again. Let’s get ready for the World Cup. #worldcupdraws .” Recall that Nigeria met Argentina at a recent friendly match. Do you think Nigeria can scale through the group stage?

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World Cup Draw

 England in Group G with Belgium and Tunisia England’s first game against Tunisia in Volgograd Group A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt Group B: Portugal, Spain, Iran Group C: France, Peru, Denmark Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden Group H: Poland, Colombia, Senegal

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FIFA World Cup Draw

FIFA World Cup Draw

few minutes to the Final Draws of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the excitement is already reaching fever-pitch. Inside the FIFA Media Centre, journalists bend hunch-backed on their devices trying to send dispatches back to their organizatons. 

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Rohr Wants Germany In Nigeria’s Group, Targets 2nd Round

Rohr Wants Germany In Nigeria’s Group, Targets 2nd Round

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr expects his team to be drawn in a tough group in today’s 2018 FIFA World Cup draw in Moscow. Against the wishes of many Nigerians, Rohr would prefer to be drawn against reigning world champions Germany as they have struggled to win against African opposition in recent games at the World Cup. At the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Germany played a 2-2 draw against Ghana in the group stage…

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World Cup draw: England boss in Moscow to learn opponents

World Cup draw: England boss  in Moscow to learn opponents

Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate is in Moscow for the draw, which will be conducted by ex-England striker Gary Lineker, at the State Kremlin Palace. England will be seeded and will not play Spain in the group stage. “This is going to be a really exciting period,” said Southgate. “From our point of view, the draw is the next stage of being able to plan properly.” A tough scenario would see England drawn in the…

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Nigeria not afraid of any team, Rohr says

Nigeria not afraid of any team, Rohr says

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says he is calm ahead of Friday’s Final Draw for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals as his team has no fear of any team. According to a statement by the Communications Department of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday, Rohr spoke from the Crowne Plaza World Trade Centre in Moscow. It quoted him as speaking in the morning after he landed in the Russian capital for the…

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