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Nations League: Lukaku scores brace as Belgium sweep Iceland aside


Romelu Lukaku scored two goals as World Cup semi-finalists Belgium began their Nations League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 win away to Iceland on Tuesday. Eden Hazard converted a 29th-minute penalty after a foul on Lukaku, with the Manchester United striker netting a quick-fire second before adding a third in the …

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Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach


Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup. “If I had to continue, I would have done it with the same preparation, the same motivation but at some point, this kind of routine can lead to a …

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France President Macron to attend World Cup semi-final


President Emmanuel Macron will attend France’s World Cup semi-final in Russia, his office confirmed Friday, as ally Britain pursues a diplomatic boycott of the tournament over a nerve agent attack. Macron had promised to attend the match if France reached the semi-finals Tuesday in Saint Petersburg, and the confirmation came …

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World cup: What Super Eagles must do to beat Argentina – Rohr


Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that the Super Eagles must be on the attack against Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday and diligently take the chances that come their way against the two–time World Cup winners. “Simply put, we must take even half chances, and be on the offensive as …

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BREAKING: Buhari lauds Eagles for beating Iceland


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Friday over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman Femi Adesina, expressed particular delight at the confidence, discipline, team-work and indomitable spirit displayed …

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Super Eagles arrive in Russia for World Cup


Nigerian Super Eagles landed at Mineralnye Vody International Airport late last night in ahead of their 2018 Fifa World Cup opener against Croatia on Saturday. The team will be making their sixth appearance on the global scene and have been zonned in Group D alongside Argentina, Iceland and Croatia. Before …

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