This season has seen a few surprises in European football leagues.
HNK Rijeka also shocked the continent when they lifted their first ever Croatian First Division title on Sunday. It is the first time the club in the coastal city would achieve such.
With two rounds of games left, the Croatian side needed to defeat lowly placed Cibalia to confirm their victory. Fans were hoping that the team would seal off the competition a little early and they did.
Brazil and Barcelona forward Neymar believes that Brazil can win the World Cup in Russia next year.
He said that it had taken time for the team to rebuild their confidence after the humiliation against Germany in the last World Cup but he believes that they have improved since then.
AmanjuPinnick is the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and he believes that one of the reasons of why the Nigerian national football team has consistently been unable to make it into the advanced rounds of any major football competition is due to spiritual forces.
Thailand surprised many when they forced Australia to a 2-2 draw in the World Cup qualifiers.
The Nigerian national side has been able to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in the previous 2 editions of the worldwide competition back in 2010 and 2014 and John Obi Mikel has faith that they will be able to qualify for another successive year.
After managing to excel at the Euro 2016, Northern Ireland are hungry for more successes and are looking towards qualifying for the World Cup 2018 according to Chris Baird.
KwesiAppiah is a 56 year old manager who took charge of the Ghana national football team on April of 2012 and he left the national side on September of 2014.
The 2018 World Cup qualifiers are edging closer and closer as the matches are scheduled to kick-off on September of the ongoing year. The Ghana national side is going through a fairly impressive period of time as the Ghanaian side managed to reach the quarter-finals of the 2010 edition of the World Cup.
Russia’s length as a nation would create discomfort for the spectators in World Cup as they would have to cover a little too much distance at times to watch games.
Not only the spectators, the players too would be on the journey a lot more which would be highly exhausting.
The area of Russia is bigger than any other nation. A portion of it falls in Asia, while, rest falls in Europe and the games have been deliberately slotted in the latter portion as the spectators would generally be from Europe only. However, even that European portion is a little too big.
As the years continue to roll by, Arsenal is still struggling to win major pieces of silverware.
With each new season that arrives, it seems like Arsenal is just on the verge of winning the Premier League title but they lose their pace and fall short.
Gianni Infantino has a positive take on the developments in Russia regarding the World Cup.
According to Infantino, everyone in Russia, from the public to the government to the association, is contributing to the preparations and with the cooperation of all; the tournament will be hosted as well as it has been hosted in the past.
Infantino has also assured the incoming spectators from different regions of the world that they will be provided high class hospitality in Russia as the living population in the country is very friendly and has an extremely welcoming nature.