LAGOS Nigeria (Xinhua) --
Nigeria’s football governing body would have a
meeting to review the performance of Super Eagles, the country’s
national team, at the 2018 Russia World Cup, an official said on
head of Technical Committee of the Nigerian Fotball Federation (NFF),
told reporters that the federation was yet to do a review of the
Eagles’ matches at the World Cup.
This will enable the
federation to know the strength and weaknesses of the team and
to do a surgical operation with a view to move forward, he
The Super Eagles
lost the first Group D match 2-0 to Croatia in the opening game,
won their second match 2-0 against Iceland but failed to qualify
for the round of 16 after a 2-1 loss to Argentina.
The committee head
said the NFF seemed to emphasize on the development of young
players, where there would be U-13 and U-15 competitions.
Algeria considers submitting
joint bid with Morocco, Tunisia for World Cup 2030
ALGIERS (Xinhua) --
Algerian Youth and Sport Minister, Mohamd Hattab,
on Sunday said it is considering the idea of submitting a joint
bid with neighboring Morocco and Tunisia for the organization of
the World Cup 2030, local media reported.
El Khabar newspaper
website Sunday noted that Hattab told reporters in the Spanish
city of Tarragona that “Algeria is open to submit a joint bid
with Tunisia and Morocco to host the World Cup 2030.”
The idea of
organizing the World Cup jointly between these three North
African nations was already promoted in Morocco and Tunisia.
websites reported recently that the Moroccan King Mohamed VI has
sent a message to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to
propose him to submit a joint bid to host the World Cup 2030.
This idea has also
been widely hailed by users of social media platforms, as they
considered that football may alternate politics and diplomacy to
unite the divided North African nations which failed so far to
build their Maghreb Union entity.