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[WCQ HIGHLIGHTS]: Zambia 1-2 Nigeria – Iwobi and Iheanacho shines in Mwanawasa

The Super Eagles of Nigeria got their qualification quest for the Russia 2018 World Cup to a winning start with a 2-1 win over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Sunday. Two first goals from Kelechi...

Bolivian defender explains why he elbowed Neymar’s face

Bolivian defender Yasmani Duk has explained the motive why he elbowed Brazilian skipper Neymar saying his skills are not made for football. Duk said: “Neymar was being a bit too cocky – he was like that with all of us...

Arsenal celebrate Alex Iwobi’s first international goal for Nigeria

Arsenal in-form player Alex Iwobi has scored his first international goal for Nigeria in Sunday's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against the Chipolopolo of Zambia. The Nigerian international who made his debut as a 57th minute replacement in a 2–0 friendly...

[FULL HIGHLIGHTS]: Wales 4-0 Moldova – Gareth Bale scores twice in comfortable win

Chris Coleman tipped Gareth Bale to become Wales' greatest-ever scorer after he helped swot aside Moldova with a clinical brace. Coleman's Wales side were given a rousing reception back in Cardiff on home soil after their heroics at the Euros,...

[FULL HIGHLIGHTS]: Isreal 1-3 Italy – Immobile’s late strike seals win for Azzurris

Italy survived a scare to sneak past Israel in an enthralling World Cup qualifier after Ciro Immobile's late strike ensured a 3-1 win and the points. Giampiero Ventura's side were cruising after a two goal lead but were made to...

[FULL HIGHLIGHTS]: Spain 8-0 Liechtenstein – Diego Costa nets brace in rout

Diego Costa scored his first Spain goals in almost two years as La Furia Roja downed Liechtenstein 8-0 to earn three points in Group G's World Cup qualifier. Julen Lopetegui has enjoyed a fine start as Spain boss since replacing...

[FULL HIGHLIGHTS]: Slovakia 0-1 England – Liverpool midfielder grabs late winner

England beat Slovakia 1-1 in their opening World Cup qualifying match on Sunday, giving Sam Allardyce a win in his first match as the Three Lions' boss. The former Sunderland manager, on his first real day on the job, tweaked...

Germany appoint new captain

​ Reigning world champions Germany have named a new captain to succeed former skipper Bastian Schweinsteiger who played his final game for the Diemmannschaft last night at the Borussia Park. Germany coach Joachim Loew has named Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer...

FINALLY! Lionel Messi comes out of retirement

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has decided to cut short his retirement from the Argentine national team. Messi retired from international football after losing the Copa America final to Chile this summer, but Argentina head coach Edgardo Bauza was always confident...

New Super Eagles coach to be announced this week

The first Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) Seyi Akinwunmi has revealed that the new coach of the Super Eagles will be announced this week. The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been without a coach since the resignation of...

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