Monday, 16 July, 2018

England to face Costa Rica in Leeds in June

In San Jose a campaign banner depicting Costa Rican presidential candidate Rodolfo Piza of the Social Christian Unity Party. In a climate of uncertainty Costa Ricans will go to the polls on February 4. Nearly half the population remains undecided England to face Costa Rica in Leeds in June
Anna Jefferson | 12 January, 2018, 19:35

England have clashed twice at full global level with Nigeria - a 1-0 win against the Super Eagles in 1995 at Wembley and a goalless draw at the 2002 World Cup.

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr is excited at the news of a pre-World Cup match between his team and the Three Lions of England at Wembley on June 2 as he continues to try out players that will make the final list for the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup.

England faced Costa Rica at the last World Cup, playing out a 0-0 draw in Belo Horizonte, while England's last game against Nigeria also finished goalless at the 2002 World Cup finals in Japan.

"It's nice when we have an opportunity to take the team on the road".

Leeds United managing director Angus Kinnear, said: "It is an honour to host the national team at our home before the side head off to Russian Federation for the World Cup".

NAN reports that Nigeria came from two goals down to defeat two-time world champions Argentina 4-2 in that match in Krasnodar on November 14, 2017.

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The main talking point of the game, however, was a freakish play involving veteran Manu Ginobili . Referees eventually credited the basket to Ginobili but incorrectly ruled it a two-point basket.

Saquon Barkley leaving Penn State for the NFL
Barkley and his family were invited to Jay Z's home in Los Angeles this week, when the two talked about his business future. This marks three out of the past four years that Jay Z's sport agency has signed one of the top running back prospects.

The Three Lions will host African nation Nigeria at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, June 2 at 5.51pm.

England topped their group in qualifying and coach Southgate sees the Nigerians and Costa Ricans as ideal preparation for two of their first round opponents Tunisia and debutants Panama.

David Platt's headed goal towards the end of the first half separated both teams, before both teams met again at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Poland are 1974 and 1982 World Cup bronze medalists, and they play Senegal, Colombia and Japan in Group H in Russian Federation.

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