Former Croatia World Cup goalkeeper, Stipe Pletikosa said for his country to make any impact in the rest of the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament starting June 12 in Russia, the Super Eagles of Nigeria must have to taste defeat, in the group D opening game.
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Croatian central defender Duje Caleta-Car has signed a five-year contract with French club Marseille for an undisclosed fee, the club announced Friday. A member of the Croatian squad which lost to France in the World Cup final on July 15, Caleta-Car, 21 moves to Marseille after playing four seasons for Austria’s Red Bull Salzburg. READ […]
By Adeboye Amosu: Croatia midfilder Milan Badelj has been ruled out of action for a month after sustaining a knee injury in the side’s 1-0 win against Mexico on Tuesday, reports Completesportsnigeria. com. Badelj, 29, who plays for Italian club Fiorentina picked up the injury late in the first half of the friendly encounter in […]
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Though Nigeria supported France at the just concluded World Cup finals won by France, the bigger winner was Croatia, as her president sold the country far better than any tournament could ever have.
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Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic on Monday named Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic and Mario Mandzukic in his 32-man provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The provisional squad list was announced through the official Twitter handle of the Croatia Football Federation. The Croatian will face Nigeria, Iceland and Argentina in the group stage … Continue reading
France forward Antoine Griezmann said Friday winning the World Cup against Croatia on Sunday was more important than how his team do it. Belgium’s players criticised the tactics France used in their 1-0 semi-final win as Didier Deschamps’ team sat deep and Samuel Umtiti’s headed goal came from a corner, but Griezmann dismissed the criticism. […]
France will clash with Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final on Sunday at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The Didier Deschamps’s men head into the game following a 1-0 victory against Belgium in the semi-final encounter played on Tuesday night, thanks to defender, Samuel Umtiti’s second half goal. The Les Blues are bidding […]
World Cup Final: France
Nigerian midfield maestro, Austin Okocha has shared his opinion on the penalty awarded France in the first half of the World Cup final against Croatia. The former PSG star said that Argentina referee Nestor Pitana was right to award a penalty. An own goal from Mario Mandzukic gave France the lead in the 18th minute, […]
World Cup 2018: What Okocha said about France in 4-2 win