Monday 18 June, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
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Nigeria had an unimpressive start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign on Saturday in Kaliningrad with a 0-2 loss to Croatia. They now have the Kilmanjaro to climb to qualify for the knockout stage, having dropped to the bottom of Group D...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 16th, 2018
Super Eagles of Nigeria

Super Eagles of Nigeria The Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles, have finally arrived in Russia for the World Cup. The Eagles departed from Austria earlier on Thursday with native attires as they chose to be different from the other 31 teams...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 12th, 2018
Super Falcons of Nigeria

Super Falcons of Nigeria The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Monday qualified for the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON), tagged “Ghana 2018’’, after they thrashed the Scorpions of Gambia 6-0. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 12th, 2018

Younes Belhanda and Hakim Ziyech scored in the first half to ensure Morocco continued to show good form. The country finished their World Cup preparations with a confidence-building 3-1 away win over Estonia in a friendly international on Saturday. Belhanda...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 10th, 2018
Late Stephen Keshi

Late Stephen Keshi The football world has continued to remember Nigeria’s football legend and former Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, two years after his demise. The ‘Big Boss’, as fondly called, died in Benin City, the Edo State...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 7th, 2018

Nigeria suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Czech Republic on Wednesday in Austria in their final friendly ahead of the World Cup. Defender Tomas Kalas, fresh from helping Fulham win promotion to the English Premier League, scored the...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 6th, 2018

Nigeria lost to England on Saturday in a top rated friendly just days before World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles were poor in the first half and rightly conceded two goals – it could have been more before the 70,025 people packed into Wembley...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 3rd, 2018
Super Eagles at Wembley

Super Eagles at Wembley Frank Ilaboya, Chairman of the Edo State Football Association has urged Nigerians not to be discouraged over the country’s defeat to England at a friendly match played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. The News Agency...

By METRO DAILY on Jun 3rd, 2018
The Super Eagles

The Super Eagles The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says Super Eagles’ winger, Moses Simon will undergo one more scan in London ahead of Nigeria’s game against England on Saturday. Simon was initially ruled out of the World Cup by Head...

By METRO DAILY on May 30th, 2018
Serena Williams

Serena Williams Just a day after attending the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Serena Williams went back to business on Sunday, enjoying her first practice session at Roland Garros ahead of the French Open. The 36-year-old Williams,...

By Metro Daily on May 20th, 2018