2014 WORLD CUP SQUAD

NaijaBet brings you all the squad lists from the 32 teams that will be at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. [Provisional is 30-man, while the final squad announcement will be a 23-man one.]  Algeria Provisional: Rais M’bolhi (CSKA Sofia), Mohamed Zemmamouche (USM Alger), Ezzdine Doukha (USM El Harrach), Mohamed Cedric (CS Constantine); Essaid Belkalem (no club), Madjid Bougherra (no club), Lyassine Cadamuro (Mallorca), Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli), Rafik Halliche (Academica…

May 14, 2014
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Barca All The Way

Barcelona edged their way into the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a 2-2 draw over Real Madrid. The cup holders, who were reduced to 10 men late on, lost 4-3 on aggregate in a pulsating affair. Despite Real Madrid looking the better side for the majority of the first-half, the home side grabbed the lead in the 43rd minute when Pedro coolly slotted home after an excellent Lionel Messi run….

January 26, 2012
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Barcelona v Real Madrid: Mourinho Vows To Turn Tables In Nou Camp

TEAM NEWS Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola could play the same XI that won 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu last week. Goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto replaces Victor Valdes – the 36-year-old understudy has played every cup match this season. David Villa is out with a broken leg, while Mali’s Seydou Keita is away at the African Cup of Nations. Jose Mourinho has said controversial Real defender Pepe will play if fit….

January 25, 2012
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Guaidiola: Its Not My Business

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola refused to be dragged into the argument surrounding Mario Balotelli’s alleged stamp on Scott Parker. Guardiola said the controversy must be dealt with by the English authorities and Manchester City to deal with, and not his business. “It’s not our business – it’s the clubs business and the people. I know the rules all around the world are different,” he said. “So the rules in England…

January 25, 2012
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Pique: No Team Can Beat Us

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes no team can beat the Champions League holders as long as they play their own game. Barca recorded a 2-1 win over arch-rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final clash, the fifth time in the past nine encounters they have defeated Real. In fact, under Jose Mourinho’s 18-month tenure, Real Madrid have…

January 20, 2012
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Iniesta Out For Two Weeks

Andres Iniesta will be out of action for 15 days after sustaining an injury in Barcelona’s 9-0 drubbing of Hospitalet in the Copa del Rey. Iniesta collided with Hospitalet goalkeeper Carlos Craviotto midway through the first half, forcing the midfielder to be substituted. Barcelona later allayed fears by stating on their official website that Iniesta’s injury was not as serious as first thought. The reigning European champions will rest during…

December 23, 2011
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