Racism, football and the 2018 Russian World Cup

Racism is  a major concern in Russian football, and it's unclear whether FIFA didn't consider that in awarding the 2018 world cup to the country. The post Racism, football and the 2018 Russian World Cup appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Russia ready for World Cup launch

Saint Petersburg (AFP) – The starting gun for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be fired on Saturday as 141 national sides await their fate in the qualifying draw in Saint Petersburg.

Mikel Obi Determined To Stay At Chelsea

Chelsea’s Nigerian midfielder, John Mikel Obi, says he has no intention of leaving the London club. Signed to the club in 2006 and now second only to Captain John Terry as the longest serving player in the club, Obi says Chelsea has become his home.

NFF Vows To Pick Olympics Tickets

Following Wednesday’s meeting with the Head Coaches of the Super Falcons and the U-23 National Team, Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu, has expressed optimism that the two teams will make progress in their different qualification races for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de

Trinidad Receives Extradition Papers For Warner

The official documents from the United States government requesting the extradition of former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner have been received by Trinidad and Tobago’s Attorney General Garvin Nicholas, reports Reuters. “I can tell you that I have this evening received a formal request for the extradition of Mr.

Siasia Invites Sokari, 4 Others For Congo

Head Coach of the U-23 National Team, Coach Samson Siasia has invited five more players to the team’s camp ahead of the return leg of the African U-23 Championship final qualifying fixture against Congo. According to Siasia, the invited players were invited to add bite to the team’s attack and

AC Milan, Tottenham And Liverpool Chase Newcastle Midfielder

Newcastle midfielder Olivier Kemen is wanted by a host of clubs including AC Milan The 19-year-old was signed from Metz two years ago, but is yet to play for the first team According to reports in France Kemen’s agent has spoken to AC Milan , while Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool

Van Gaal Expresses Mixed Feeling After United’s Tuesday Victory

Manchester United (Man Utd) boss, Louis van Gaal, has admitted that he was both pleased and disappointed by aspects of Manchester United’s performance during Tuesday night’s 3-1 International Champions Cup victory over San Jose Earthquakes at the picturesque Avaya Stadium. Man Utd took the lead in California with Juan Mata’s

Real Madrid Interested Wolfsburg Defender

According to Marca, Real Madrid are interested in Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez. Real Madrid have  shortlisted  Bayern Munich’s David Alaba, Porto’s Alex Sandro and Augsburg’s Baba Rahman, but Rodriguez, according to Marca, is their preferred choice.

I’m ready to play alongside Aguero, Sterling, Iheanacho says

Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring for Manchester City Raheem Sterling quicksilver start as Manchester City’s record £49million signing inevitably stole the headlines in their victory over Roma in Melbourne, but it overshadowed another impressive display from exciting teenage striker Kelechi Iheanacho.