The Super Eagles of Nigeria’s home kit at the 2018 world cup in Russia created a lot of attention. It sold off the day it was officially released with so many fans queueing up to buy. It was also adjudged the best kit at the tournament. A few do not know that Super Eagles had in the past wore a variant of this jersey although this new one is much better.
Sporting Lisbon have sacked coach Sinisa Mihajlovic – just nine days after he was appointed by the club. The Serb had said his first objective for the troubled club was to “do better than last year” but on Wednesday night the club said he had been dismissed. A group of 50 fans reportedly attacked players and staff in May, after the club missed out on a Champions League place on the final day of the season.
Italian giants AC Milan have been banned from European football for one year for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations. Milan had qualified for the group stages of this season’s Europa League after finishing sixth in Serie A. UEFA said the club, which spent £200m on transfers last summer after a takeover, breached rules around requirements for clubs to break even.
South Korea 2 – 0 Germany (Group F)
Mexico 0 – 3 Sweden (Group F)
Serbia 0 – 2 Brazil (Group E)
Switzerland 2 – 2 Costa Rica (Group E)
Brazil and Switzerland advance from Group E
Sweden and Mexico advance from Group F