Senegal 'magicians' hope to do Africa proud at World Cup

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly believes the fact his team represent Africa's last World Cup hope should motivate the players rather than increase the pressure going into their final game in Group H against Colombia.

Rojo returns to haunt Nigeria as Argentina progress

A late Marcos Rojo goal sent Argentina into the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ knockout stages in dramatic style. Needing a win to

El Hadary makes World Cup History

For Essam El Hadary, the evening could not have been better. When the Egyptian goalkeeper entered the Volgograd Arena to face

Nigeria in landmark match against Argentina

For Nigeria trainer Gernot Rohr, Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup match against Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium is like a gold-

Spain top group after thrilling finale

Spain’s objective at the start of the match was simple: to stay top of Group B. Though already eliminated, Morocco had an objective of

Late Saudi strike settles send-off with Egypt

Saudi Arabia and Egypt signed off their 2018 FIFA World Cup™ participation with an absorbing spectacle at Volgograd Arena that was

Group leaders Japan and Senegal share spoils

Japan twice came from behind to peg back Senegal as the two Group H leaders played out a pulsating 2-2 draw at the Ekaterinburg

Belgium dazzle in seven-goal thriller

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard each scored twice and substitute Michy Batshuayi added a deserved fifth as Belgium cruised

Musa brace brings Nigeria back into contention

Nigeria got their first win of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ by beating tournament debutants Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd

Youthful Nigeria face tough Iceland test

Nigeria take on Iceland on Friday, seeking to salvage their faltering World Cup campaign but wary of the Nordic team's capacity to go toe to toe with their supposed superiors.