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

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

Mourinho Not Worried By The Jeers From The Fans

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho said he is not worried by the jeers from fans in the 4-1 victory against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Mourinho received whistles from the Santiago Bernabeu crowd during the match as the fans presumably protested against the club’s inability to overcome Barcelona in direct confrontation. “There is no problem, it did not happen to me at Porto, Chelsea or Inter, but there is always a…

January 23, 2012

Mourinho: If We beat Sevilla We Will Be Leaders At Christmas

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho believes his team can regain top spot in La Liga from rivals Barcelona by Christmas. Mourinho’s side lost 3-1 at home to Barcelona on Saturday and also gave up top spot on head-to-head results to the Nou Camp side, who have played a game more. But Mourinho believes that game in hand, against Sevilla, could prove crucial. Mourinho said: “If we beat Sevilla we will…

December 12, 2011

Oezil Praises Mourinho´s Influence

Real Madrid midfielder Mesut Oezil has thanked coach Jose Mourinho for playing a big role in his development. The Germany international joined Real Madrid from Werder Bremen in the summer of 2010 and has since developed into a key player under the guidance of Mourinho. “He has had a huge impact on me. I want to thank him for putting his faith in me. That has really helped me develop…

December 6, 2011

Mourinho Resists Urge To Rest Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will resist the urge to rest Cristiano Ronaldo despite a heavy schedule of games ahead. Ronaldo has club commitments in La Liga and the Champions League, while he also has a crucial two-legged Euro 2012 play-off for Portugal against Bosnia and Herzegovina in November. The former Manchester United forward is also battling a hip injury, but Mourinho declared he will play against seventh-placed Real Betis…

October 15, 2011