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World Cup’s Most Embarrassing Goalkeeper Error Dooms Argentina

World Cup’s Most Embarrassing Goalkeeper Error Dooms Argentina

LAGOS JUNE 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Willy Caballero should not be anywhere near a World Cup field. He should not be Argentina’s starting goalkeeper. But he is. And for the second straight game, he cost Argentina. This time, against Croatia, he did so in embarrassing fashion. With the two Group D favorites locked in a tense stalemate early […]

World Cup: Croatia Subdues Argentina

World Cup: Croatia Subdues Argentina

LAGOS JUNE 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Croatia on Thursday defeated highly rated Argentina 3-0 in a Group D match at the ongoing World Cup in Russia. Croatia had in the first group match defeated Nigeria 2-0. Goals by Croatia in the match against Argentina were scored by Rebic, Modric and Raktic. The win by Croatia leaves the Super […]

Benin Pastor Demands N750,000 To Pray For Super Eagles To Win 2018 World Cup

Benin Pastor Demands N750,000 To Pray For Super Eagles To Win 2018 World Cup

LAGOS JUNE 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-A Benin-based Prophet, Tommy Yisa Aika is demanding N750,000, to pray for Nigeria to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The cleric stated that the Super Eagles will be the first African team to lift the trophy. According to Aika, God is interested in the Super Eagles conquering the world at […]

Ronaldo Strikes Again For Portugal To Send Morocco Parking

Ronaldo Strikes Again For Portugal To Send Morocco Parking

LAGOS JUNE 21ST (NEWSRANGRS)-Fernando Santos had wanted to see more from his supporting cast but, well, while the Portugal manager has Cristiano Ronaldo, it is probably not essential. Ronaldo did what Ronaldo does. He got into dangerous areas, he scored and he was decisive. It did not matter that this was not a vintage Portugal […]

Banned Ex-FIFA President Blatter Storm Russia For World Cup

Banned Ex-FIFA President Blatter Storm Russia For World Cup

LAGOS JUNE 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Suspended former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has arrived in Moscow for a World Cup visit at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Blatter posed for photographs with fans from Mexico and Portugal on his arrival Tuesday at a five-star downtown hotel. The 82-year-old Blatter is banned from official football duty until […]

World Cup: Nigeria Supporters Refute ‘Ridiculous’ Chicken Reports

World Cup: Nigeria Supporters Refute ‘Ridiculous’ Chicken Reports

LAGOS JUNE 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigerian football supporters have been left bemused by reports of a request to Russian officials to have live chickens taken into the World Cup venues as good-luck charms. It was reported last week, on various platforms, that Nigerian fans had been denied their requests to take chickens into the stadiums, but it’s […]

World Cup: Croatia Coach Sends Player Home For Refusing To Play In Nigeria Match

World Cup: Croatia Coach Sends  Player Home For Refusing To Play In Nigeria Match

LAGOS JUNE 20TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Croatia sent one of its players home Monday after he refused to take the pitch during the team’s opening World Cup match. Head coach Zlatko Dalić confirmed forward Nikola Kalinić was sent packing from the team’s base camp in Roshchino, Russia. The drastic move comes after Kalinić apparently cited a back injury […]

World Cup: All Eyes On Salah As Egypt Face Russia Today

World Cup: All Eyes On Salah As Egypt Face Russia Today

LAGOS JUNE 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16. Liverpool wizard Salah missed his team’s defeat to Uruguay on Friday as he struggles to recover from the shoulder […]

Saudi Arabia World Cup Team Escape Death As Plane Catches Fire Mid Air

Saudi Arabia World Cup Team Escape Death As  Plane Catches Fire Mid Air

LAGOS JUNE 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Saudi Arabia’s official team narrowly escaped death as their plane caught fire in midair while travelling to their next World Cup match. Flames were seen from the engine as the Russian Airlines Airbus was en route to Rostov where they take on Uruguay on Wednesday. An official statement from the football association […]

Russia 2018: Rohr Fires Back As Okocha Criticizes 4-2-3-1 Formation

Russia 2018: Rohr Fires Back As Okocha Criticizes 4-2-3-1 Formation

LAGOS JUNE 18TH (NESRANGERS)-Head coach of the Super Eagles , Gernot Rohr has insisted that playing a three-man defence against Croatia was not the best decision. Gernot Rohr was reacting to criticisms surrounding his choice of 4-2-3-1 formation for the 2-0 defeat to the Europeans in their Group D opener on Saturday night. Former Nigeria […]

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