World Cup 2018; summary of round of 16 and schedules for the last eight.


Little by little, the quarter-finalists for the 2018 World Cup are set. The last 8 teams comprises of France, Uruguay, Russia, Croatia, Belgium, Brazil, Sweden and England.

France qualified by beating Argentina 4:3 with Mbappe scoring a brace. Later that day, Uruguay saw off Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal side, thanks to a double form Cavani in a match that ended 2:1.Neymar led Brazil to beat Mexico 2:0 while Belgium came from 2 goals down to beat Japan 3:2 in a spectacular fashion. Spain lost to host nation Russia on penalties after a 1:1 draw just like the Croatia Denmark fixture which was also decided by penalties after a 1:1 showdown. The Swedes beat Switzerland 1-0, while England needed penalties to get past Colombia.

Here’s a look at the bracket following the round of 16:

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Friday July 6th

France v Uruguay, Nizhny Novgorod 2pm

Brazil v Belgium,  Kazan 6pm

Saturday July 7th

Sweden v England, Samara 2pm

Croatia v Russia, Sochi 6pm

This world cup continues to be unpredictable but one thing is for sure, there are still more surprises ahead!


Emmanuel Ofosu

Medical personal, health advocate, blogger and one of those who want to leave an indelible mark behind.

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  1. That’s great bro continue to give us great sports stories and other educative related items

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