INTERNATIONAL

Algeria outlast South Korea in wild 4-2 goalfest

The world enjoyed excellent high intensity football between Algeria and South Korea at the Estadio Beira-Rio Porto Alegre. It was raining goals in the stadium as 6 goals were scored to the excitement of the soccer fans. Algeria scored 3 goals within 12 minutes in the game through Islam Slimani in the 26th minute, Rafik Halliche in the 28th minute ...

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Robben is the fastest player in the world

To those who were arguing about the fastest player; Arsenal’s Theo Walcott is no longer the fastest footballer on the planet. Back in September 2013, FIFA announced that Arsenal’s Walcott was the quickest footballer in the world, as he was clocked at running the 100 meters at 35.7 km/h(10:31). Walcott’s record was smashed on Friday (13 June 2014) by Bayer Munich’s ...

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Belgium beat Russia 1-0 to advance

Soccer fans across the globe were anticipating fireworks between Russia and Belgium in the Group H fixture, but unfortunate the fans were subjected to a shocking and dull performance from both sides. Prior to the game, Belgium coach Marc Wilmots made three changes to his team against Russia. Thomas Vermaelen came in for Jan Vertonghen, whilst Mousa Dembele and Nacer ...

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Odemwingie ends long Nigeria wait

Nigeria broke 16 years old winning drought in the FIFA World Cup games after beating Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-0 on Sunday morning. The last time Nigeria registered a victory was against Bulgaria in the World Cup 1998 in France, but failed to register any victory in 2002 (South Korea and Japan) and 2010 (South Africa) games respectively whilst failed to ...

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