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Michael Essien tips Germany to win 2018 World Cup

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Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has tipped reigning world champions Germany to retain their title in Russia next year. Essien, who represented Ghana at the 2006 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments, believes the Germans’ knack for showing up in big tournaments tilts the scale in their favor. “I think I’ll go for Germany. They are quite good when it ...

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Iceland and Serbia qualify for Russia 2018

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Iceland and Serbia have added their names to their list of Russia 2018 participants after qualifying directly from Groups I and D respectively in Europe. The Icelanders’ feat is particularly notable as they have qualified for their first-ever FIFA World Cup™ and will become the least populous nation to compete at the global finals. They secured that place in history ...

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Unashamed and still groping in the dark: Ghana’s World Cup curse


With the 2018 World Cup qualifiers starting in September, Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia examines how our previous trips to the globe’s biggest footballing gathering have been used to cover the glaring weaknesses of our football structure. Making three successive appearances at a competition as prestigious as the World Cup is enough to make any nation complacent and give them a ...

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