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Musa’s Goal Ranked 8th Out of 169 Goals of Russia 2018 – See List

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Super Eagles star player, Ahmed Musa was recognized by world football governing body when his goal in the match between Nigeria and Iceland was nominated for best goal of the tournament in the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup.

Ahmed Musa’s goal has been ranked as the 8th best goal of the tournament in the just concluded Russia 2018 World cup. A total of 169 goals were scored throughout the competition but only 18 were shortlisted for this award.

The 22 years old received a pullout from the defense to outrun two Iceland defenders on a counter attack before dribbling Hannes Halldórsson and finishing off with a right foot volley to secure the super eagles’ second goal of the match.

Benjamin Pavard of France is the winner of the Goal of the Tournament. His goal against Argentina in the knock-out stage won him the Hyundai Goal of the Tournament. In the 57th minute of the game, the 22-year-old Stuttgart defender paced onto a left-wing cross from Lucas Hernandez and took a right-footed half-volley spinning into the top corner. The game ended 4-3 in favour of france.

Benjamin Pavard’s won the award through a public vote to be named as the best goal of the tournament. Major contenders for this award were Juan Quintero’s (Colombia) free-kick against Japan and Luka Modric’s (Crotia) goal against Argentina. Read on to see the full list of the top 10 best goals of the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup.

Also Read: 2018 FIFA Player of the Year Award – Mbappe, Modric Nominated

Top 10 2018 Goals in the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Check out the full list of the top 10 goals in the 2018 FIFA World Cup below:

  1. Pavard (France) vs Argentina
  2. Quintero (Mexico) vs Japan
  3. Modric (Croatia) vs Argentina
  4. Ronaldo (Portugal) vs Spain
  5. Messi (Argentina) vs Nigeria
  6. Cheryshev (Russia) vs Croatia
  7. Chadli (Belgium) vs Japan
  8. Musa (Nigeria) vs Iceland
  9. Quaresma (Portugal) vs Iran
  10. Kroos (Germany) vs Sweden

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Anthony Joshua Retains Title After 7th Round Knockout

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Anthony Joshua wins in seventh round

After a slow start in the opening rounds, Anthony Joshua nicknamed “AJ” found his footing in the fourth round. He dished out a dirty blow to his opponent Povetkin upper left eye and set the crowd screaming.

Anthony Joshua wins

 

Showing no remorse, Joshua went on to deliver two more devastating blows in the seventh round which left Povetkin on the deck, dizzy, and quite unsure of where he was.

Anthony Joshua knockout punch in the Seventh Round

 

The 28-year-old triumphed through a seventh-round knockout after he sent his Russian opponent crashing to the canvas to stretch his winning streak to a 22 unbeaten win in his professional career.

 

The fight was held in front of a massive crowd of 70,000 people.

 

Immediately after he was declared the winner, Anthony Joshua went on to celebrate by wearing his championship belt on his thick muscular arms. See the picture below.

Anthony Joshua Championship Belts

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua holds three of the four major world championships in Boxing. He currently holds the:

  • IBF(International Boxing Federation) title since 2016,
  • WBA (Super)title since 2017,
  • WBO title since March 2018,
  • He has also held the IBO title since 2017.

Before today the 39 years old Alexander Povetkin had never tasted defeat in his amazing professional career, but I guess he will take solace in the fact that he lost to the best.

 

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Tremor in Abuja – Residents at scare of Earthquake

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Tremor in Abuja

Residents of Mpape and its environs witnessed tremor in Abuja on Thursday the 8th of September 2018. This was confirmed by The Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Friday the 7th of September 2018.

Earth tremor is an involuntary quivering movement. It can also be said to be a slight earthquake. This is a natural phenomenon that is mostly facilitated by indiscriminate and uncontrolled mining of mineral resources, blasting of rocks amongst other human activities.

The people of Abuja just yesterday experienced this scary natural phenomenon. Since then many people have come out to condemn the unauthorized blasting of rocks and unprofessional mining of natural mineral in the FCT and other states.

The Senate President, Dr. Saraki took to his twitter handle to confirm the incident and said, “We have all been feeling the earth tremors in Abuja and surrounding areas over the last 48 hours. I know that many people are scared, but please, remain calm and vigilant.”

Senate president Saraki also said that “At this time, it is important that @NEMANigeria, FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and all emergency services be on high alert to prevent the loss of lives and property.

“The Chairman of the Senate Committee on FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, has already briefed the FCT Minister on this issue.

The Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has come out to assure Nigerians especially those residing in the affected area that there is no likelihood of a full-blown earthquake in the FCT and other parts of the country.

After the confirmation of the news on tremor in Abuja, authorities have called on all citizens to calm down and resist spreading false news about an impending earthquake. Scientist and FEMA have both confirmed that there is no impending earthquake in Abuja and the rest of the country as a whole.

Scientist has warned against the continuous explosion of rocks and dangerous mining activities all over the country. This they say will stop the resurgence of tremor in Abuja and the country at large.

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UEFA Champions League Group Stage Fixtures/Awards

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UEFA Awards

The 2018 UEFA Champions League group stage fixtures is out, alongside the UEFA 2018 awards.

The awards were handed to the players on Thursday in Monaco, while the group stage draw for the 2018/2019 campaign of the prestigious UEFA champions league was fixed.

Check out who your club is pared against below for the 2018/2019 season below.

UEFA Champions League Group Stage fixtures 2018

UEFA champions league fixtures 2018

Real won the competition for the third time on the row last season.

List Of Winners At 2018 UEFA Champions League Award

See below the full list of UEFA awards 2018.

Goalkeeper of the Season: Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)

Complete List Of Winners At 2018 Uefa Champions League Award

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Defender of the Season: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

Complete List Of Winners At 2018 Uefa Champions League Award

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Best Midfielder/Best Player: Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

Complete List Of Winners At 2018 Uefa Champions League Award

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Best Forward:  Ronaldo (Juventus, formerly Real Madrid)

Complete List Of Winners At 2018 Uefa Champions League Award

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