World Cup heroes Morocco have to wait until September for a competitive game | The Guardian Nigeria News

World Cup historians Morocco will have to wait until September for their next competitive game – a qualifier for the Africa Cup of Nations 2023 in South Africa. The Atlas Lions, who became the first semifinalists at a World Cup from Africa last month, were due to play Zimbabwe twice in March’s Cup of Nations. … Read more

Infantino ranks Qatar 2022 as the best group stage ever in FIFA World Cup history | The Guardian Nigeria News

• Giants poised for quarterfinal showdownThe 2022 World Cup has brought the traditional share of strong emotions and footage from fans of different nationalities coming together to celebrate unprecedented performances at football’s biggest tournament, reports africanews.com. Hailing the group stage and the historic knockout stage, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said: “Quite simply and very bluntly, … Read more

World Cup 2022: Why Senegal is ‘dangerous’ for England | The Guardian Nigeria News

It’s the World Cup quarterfinals everyone’s talking about. But first there are significant hurdles to overcome. Both sides could face lower-ranked opponents in their round of 16 matches today, but this is a World Cup that has produced shocking results. France must defeat Poland first while England take on African champions Senegal. They may be … Read more

Football legend Pele hospitalized again – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has been hospitalized again but there is “no emergency,” his daughter said Wednesday, the latest health concern for the 82-year-old icon, who was being treated for a colon tumor. “He’s in the hospital regulating medication,” Pele’s daughter Kely Nascimento wrote on Instagram. “There is (no) emergency or new dire prophecy… We … Read more