England announce Nigeria, Costa Rica friendlies

England have announced a pair of international friendlies as manager Gareth Southgate continues his planning for the 2018 World Cup. The Three Lions had already confirmed March dates against Netherlands and Italy, who both failed to qualify for Russia 2018. And ahead of the tournament, England announced Nigeria will visit Wembley on June 2 before

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Leekens: Why Algeria lost to Nigeria

Algeria coach Georges Leekens has revealed why his team crumbled 3-1 to Nigeria in November’s Fifa World Cup qualifier. A brace from Chelsea’s Victor Moses and captain John Obi Mikel were all Gernot Rohr’s men needed to silence the Greens at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo. And the tactician in an interview with Fifa.com stated

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