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cctv, china, fifa

World Cup statistics: From 1930 to 2018

FULL STATISTICS IN RUSSIA 2018 Total matches= 64 TOTAL GOALS SCORED - 169 (2.64 per match) OWN GOALS SCORED - 12 PENALTIES TAKEN - 29 PENALTIES SCORED - 22 PENALTIES...
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Russia transfers World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over mantle of the World Cup host to the Emir of Qatar whose country will stage the...
belgium

World Cup: Belgium defeat England to finish third

Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in Saturday's third-place...
france, belgium, world cup

France defeat Belgium 1-0, enter World Cup final

France smoothly dominated Belgium on Tuesday in St Petersburg for a commanding 1-0 win to advance to Sunday’s final match of the 2018 FIFA...
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Semi-finals: Belgium, France, England, Croatia set for showdown

As the semi-finals battle kicks off in the ongoing FIFA World Cup to decide the two finalists for the July 15 showdown at the Luzhniki...
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‘Football brought these Nigerian brothers to Moscow, now they’re stranded’

Two Nigerian brothers in their early 20s say they have been conned into coming to Russia with false hopes of becoming professional footballers. Embarrassed,...
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World Cup referee gets life ban for bribery

A Kenyan linesman, due to officiate at the World Cup in Russia, has been handed a life ban after being caught in a...
messi, ronaldo

Messi, Ronaldo World Cup exits signal changing of the guard

Step aside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo... there is a new group of kids on the block ready to seize the limelight and form...
ahmed musa

World Cup: CNN Sports nominates Ahmed Musa’s first goal against Iceland ‘best’

American Cable News Network (CNN) Sports has nominated Super Eagles Forward, Ahmed Musa’s first goal against Iceland as one of the best scored in the...
japan

World Cup: Japan slip through to last 16 despite Poland loss; Colombia through, ...

Japan became the only Asian side to progress to the World Cup's last 16 on Thursday, slipping through despite losing 1-0 against already-eliminated Poland...