Month: June 2018

World Cup 2018: 5 reasons for Germany’s exit

So it has happened. As soon as the referee blew his whistle to reverse his linesman’s offside decision on South Korea’s first goal, it was all over. In the end, Gary Lineker was wrong- 22 men chased the ball around for 90 minutes, and Germany lost. In fact, they lost twice in the group stages for the first time in their World Cup history. For most teams, exiting the World Cup after the group stages are rather disappointing. For the Germans, it is a catastrophe that will never be forgotten- perhaps the darkest day in the nation’s long storied...

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Maradona offers £8,000 to find the man who ‘killed’ him

Maradona offers £8,000 to find the man who ‘killed’ him: Football star takes drastic action after false rumours spread that he had died after watching Argentina play Nigeria Maradona sparked fears after being seen by medics at St Petersburg Stadium  Argentinian later blamed his extraordinary behaviour on a white wine binge  Four-figure reward to find person who spread fake news Diego had died Diego Maradona is offering a four-figure reward to identify the person who tried to fool the world into believing he was dead. The football legend has promised more than £8,000 through his lawyer to anyone who can...

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MANCHESTER CITY ACES ARE THE BEST OF ENEMIES!

Several Manchester City stars could become the best of enemies later today as the World Cup group stages reach a conclusion and continue to dominate the media headlines. The nation’s focus, of course, will be firmly trained on England’s Group G decider against Belgium with the two nations both sharing top spot with six points apiece. There could also be a fascinating sub-plot in the game with potentially as many as six City players in direct competition depending on rival managers Gareth Southgate and Roberto Martinez’s selection plans. The Three Lions’ John Stones, Kyle Walker, Fabian Delph and Raheem Sterling, together with the Red...

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Buhari plans reorganisation to end killings

In a comprehensive strategy to tackle insecurity in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to carry out a reorganisation, Mr Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has said. Dogara spoke on the plan after he and Senate President Bukola Saraki had a closed door meeting with Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja over the recent killings in Plateau. Although he did not give details, but he said: “Buhari has told us what he is doing, the reorganisation that he plans to put in place to ensure that this doesn’t happen.” “The President has taken enough steps; these are...

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Confirmed, Medical consultant dies during Super Eagles and Argentina match

Dr Emeka Ogah, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA), has confirmed the death of one its consultants, Dr Canice Ebirim on Tuesday during the Super Eagles and Argentina match. Ogah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that reports reaching him suggested that Ebirim died within the period of the match. The CMD said that he received the news of his death at about 9 p.m. while the match was ongoing. Ogah said that a friend of the deceased informed him that Ebirim started behaving funny within that period. “Ebirim’s friend said that...

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