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Germany expects turnaround in World Cup ‘final’ with Sweden

SOCHI – World Cup holders Germany face enormous pressure ahead of their second group match against Sweden, dubbed an “early final”, with Joachim Loew’s team knowing defeat on Saturday would effectively end their campaign. The pre-tournament talk in Germany focused on the bid to become the first team for 56 …

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Soccer grannies doing it big in Moscow

JOHANNESBURG – Two members of a South African Grannies football team are visiting Russia during the World Cup. The Limpopo-based side was formed as a means of helping senior citizens stay active. eNCA’s Jessica King caught up with the two women, who are taking part in a cultural exchange program. …

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Spotlight on Neymar as Brazil aim to find form

SAINT PETERSBURG – Neymar’s fitness will be under the microscope on Friday as Brazil try to kickstart their World Cup campaign, anxious to avoid the kind of pitfall that has left Argentina and Lionel Messi facing an early exit. Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar was subjected to rough treatment in a …

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Five things we learned from Croatia’s 3 0 rout of Argentina

NIZHNY NOVGOROD – Argentina, and Lionel Messi are on the verge of going home after being beaten by Croatia 3-0 in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday night. Here AFP looks at five things we learned from the match.     — #Croatia is proud of Vedran Ćorluka ⚪️ The newest member of …

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