Author: Adetayo Adesola

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 23, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Toni Kroos’ last-gasp free-kick secures 2-1 victory for Germany

Midfield maestro Toni Kroos spared German blushes as his last-gasp winner ensured a 2-1 comeback win for Germany against Sweden. ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Shaqiri’s late winner seals dramatic comeback win for Switzerland

Xherdan Shaqiri’s 90th-minute strike ensured a dramatic 2-1 comeback win against Serbia. Serbia opened the scoring early in the first ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Magnificent Musa scores twice as Nigeria beats Iceland 2-0

Two brilliant goals from Ahmed Musa ensured Nigeria defeated Iceland 2-0 to give the Super Eagles campaign much needed hope ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Preview: Are the Super Eagles set for yet another defeat against Iceland?

The Super Eagles will be looking to bounce back (we hope so) after their depressing opening-day defeat to Croatia when ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 21, 2018

Ronaldo is the G.O.A.T… or is it Messi?

Twitter has sparked the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi debate again on who is the real G.O.A.T. Perhaps the greatest ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Goodbye Morocco as Ronaldo’s scores a header | Spain battle hard to defeat Iran

The Atlas Lions of Morocco has been eliminated from the FIFA World Cup after a crushing 1-0 defeat to Portugal ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Is Africa ready to win the World Cup anytime soon?

After the first round of games in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and all the African teams have taken to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

What is the next move for Wilshere?

English midfielder Jack Wilshere has confirmed he will be leaving Arsenal after almost 18 years at the club as a ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 19, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Mixed feelings as Senegal grabs Africa’s first win and Egypt lose to Russia

Senegal raised Africa’s flag high by defeating Robert Lewandowski’s Poland 2-1 in their Group H opener. Senegal looked the better ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 19, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Costa… Here are our top 5 players after the first round of games at the #WorldCup

The first round of games are over and we have had one heck of a show. So far a total ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 18, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Kane rescues England with late winner against Tunisia | Lukaku scores brace for Belgium

England’s Captain Harry Kane struck late to grab the opening win for England in their group G fixture against African ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 17, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Neymar fails to impress as Brazil falls short | Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

Neymar failed to impress as Brazil could only manage a draw against an organised Switzerland side in their opening Group ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Roundup: Croatia overpowers Nigeria after underwhelming display | Messi disappoints in draw with Iceland

The Nigerian Super Eagles fell 2 – 0 to the Vatreni’s of Croatia in their group D clash in Kaliningrad ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: It’s time for Nigeria to show that it can shine more than its jersey

“It is time to set childish things away and focus on the reason why they are wearing that jersey” my ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 15, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Ronaldo scores hat-trick against Spain in six-goal thriller | Egypt and Morocco fall to late defeats

The name on the lips of ALL football fans right now is Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese captain rallied Portugal to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 15, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Preview: Ronaldo set to crash a troubled Spanish camp

Today, the Iberian rivalry will be restored in the World Cup Group B clash between Portugal and Spain by 7:00pm. ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

Golovin shines as host Russia run riot against Saudi Arabia in #WorldCup opener (WATCH)

Russia showed no mercy in their Group A opener of the World Cup by defeating their opponents, Saudi Arabia 5 ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

Arsenal host Manchester City on opening day of the 2018/19 Premier League

The English Premier League released the fixtures for the 2018/2019 calendar which will commence on Saturday, 11th of August. Arsenal ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Gabriel Jesus, Timo Werner, Wilfred Ndidi… 10 youngsters to lookout for in Russia

Today at the office my editor and I got into a discussion about my article on the young players to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Mané looks to raise Africa’s flag in Group H

Sadio Mané is Senegal’s flagship player and will be looking to follow the footsteps of Senegal’s 2002 World Cup team ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Spain sack Lopetegui and replaces him with Fernando Hierro

The Spanish National team have sacked Julen Lopetegui and replaced him with Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro, just two days ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Belgium drop the underachiever title under Martinez?

One of the most shocking football stories of 2016 was the appointment of former Everton and Wigan Athletic manager Roberto ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

These ten young footballers are ready to light up the #WorldCup2018

The World Cup is truly a special event, and one thing that makes it even more special is the springing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

Why Etebo’s move to Stoke City is a step in the right direction

English outfit Stoke City just confirmed the signing of Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo from Portuguese side C.D Feirense. Etebo ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Joachim Löw lead Germany to another World Cup triumph?

Germany’s World Cup winning coach Joachim Löw will be looking to lead Die Mannschaft to another World Cup triumph and ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Can Neymar and Brazil handle the huge expectations on their shoulders in Group E?

Brazil’s very own, Neymar, is unanimously the biggest star in Group E of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 10, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Messi will look to finally conquer the world in Group D

The climax of the 2017/2018 club season made me realise that there is nothing more important in football than representing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 8, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Christian Eriksen holds the key for Denmark in Group C

Group C of the 2018 World Cup in Russia is perhaps one of the eight groups I am most excited ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 7, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Ronaldo and Iniesta to battle for top spot in Group B

Group B is a slightly more glamorous group with “tikitaka” pass masters and 2010 World Champions Spain headlining the group ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

Super Eagles fall again ahead of #WorldCup2018

Another questionable performance from the Super Eagles ensured a 1 – 0 defeat to the Czech Republic in the Rudolf ...

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