FIFA confident vibrating St Petersburg pitch will be Confederations Cup ready
28 February 2017 | 4:33 am
FIFA says it is confident that the vibrating pitch at St Petersburg's Zenit Arena stadium will be fixed in time for the Confederations Cup in June.
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The Flying Eagles have made sure of qualification; they have done the job whether you like Ladan Bosso or not! It's now all about bragging rights when they face Brazil on Saturday and in this video, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game on The Nutmeg this week.
Just one game is enough to change your fortunes in football, The Flying Eagles' 2-0 loss at the hands of Five-time winners FIFA U-20 World Cup winners Brazil is proof of that. Defeating hosts Argentina who have been in formidable form will be a tall order for Ladan Bosso's side and today, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game for The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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Ayomide Sotubo on this edition of The Nutmeg talks about the Five players to watch out for at the coming FIFA Women's World Cup to be played in 10 different stadiums across Australia and New Zealand.
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The Super Falcons carry the hopes of our nation on their shoulders in Australia and New Zealand as they open their World Cup campaign with the daunting task of facing Olympic Champions, Canada on Friday morning.
Australia oppose a standard test to the Super Falcons more than Canada did. And that is without a doubt on this episode of The Nutmeg, we'll preview the seven games of Randy Ru's team at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
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