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Davido, other artistes headline Qatar 2022 World Cup theme song

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Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, prominently known as Davido, has been included in the Qatar 2022 World Cup official signature tune named ‘Hayya’ (Better Together).

The vocalist declared this through his Twitter page on Friday, “I’m honored to be featured on the Official #FIFAWorldCup 2022 Soundtrack! See y’all later 2NITE! This one is for Africa! TULE!!!! WE RISE!”

Aside from Davido, different artists who are highlighted on the tune incorporate American music star Trinidad Cardona and Qatari sensation Aisha.

The song was delivered ahead of this evening’s last draw of the competition.

“Hayya Hayya’ is produced by RedOne and is built on Arabic foundations with elements of pop which is where Davido comes in.

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The song will be performed live for the first time today (Friday) at the draw ceremony which will be live-streamed globally at 19:00 local time.

Davido’s performance may come as relief for Nigerians who felt disappointed by the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for the World Cup scheduled to take place in November.

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Man Utd contacted by Wanda Nara over potential transfer of Mauro Icardi from PSG

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Man Utd contacted by Wanda Nara over potential transfer of Mauro Icardi from PSG

Manchester United are keen on signing Mauro Icardi from Paris Saint-Germain, as indicated by reports.

The Red Devils are on the lookout for a striker amid continued uncertainty encompassing the future of Cristiano Ronaldo.

The wantaway star was presented as a 53rd minute substitute in United’s first day of the season 2-1 loss to Brighton.

In any case, he is as yet expected to seek after a move on the off chance that a feasible choice emerges.

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According to Argentine outlet TyC Sports, Icardi’s wife Wanda has been contacted by the Red Devils regarding a potential move.

Wanda, 35, acts as the striker’s agent and has been fielding a number of calls.

Icardi, 29, is surplus to requirements at PSG.

The former Inter Milan forward failed to even be named among the substitutes for PSG’s opening day 5-0 win over Clermont Foot.

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He has been linked with a transfer to Serie A newboys Monza.

But a deal has so far failed to materialise, with other teams entering the mix.

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World Cup kickoff date to be changed by FIFA (Details)

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World Cup kickoff date to be changed by FIFA (Details)

The starting date of the 2022 FIFA World Cup is set to be pushed ahead by one day to permit hosts Qatar to be involved in the first match.

The competition had initially been booked to start off on Monday 21 November with African champions Senegal taking on The Netherlands in Group A.

In any case, FIFA presently plans to move have country Qatar’s first game against Ecuador – likewise in Group A – forward to Sunday 20 November as the curtain-raiser.

This presently can’t seem to be confirmed with approval being sought from by the Bureau of the FIFA Council (included FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the heads of each continental confederation) yet it is believed to be a convention, as indicated by various reports. It will imply that the competition will presently be organized from 20 November through to the 18 December last.

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The host nation have participated in the opening game of each of the last four editions of the tournament; Germany beat Costa Rica in 2006, South Africa were held 1-1 by Mexico in 2010, Brazil defeated Croatia in 2014 and Russia eased past Saudi Arabia four years later.

The last tournament in which the hosts did not begin the tournament was in 2002, when Senegal memorably beat defending champions France in the opening game of the tournament held in South Korea and Japan. Tradition in the tournament subsequently changed from the competition holders playing in the first game to the host nation.

England’s scheduled match against Iran in Group on 21 November is not going to change date or time, but that will no longer be the opening day of the tournament.

Football’s most prestigious tournament is traditionally held over the summer months but it is being staged across November and December this year due to the weather in host nation Qatar having excessive heat over summer.

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Source: Mirror

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WATCH: EA Sports release trailer video for FIFA 23

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WATCH: EA Sports release trailer video for FIFA 23

EA Sports have declared the delivery date for both the Standard and Ultimate releases of the game as it will be the 30th and the last FIFA game created by EA SPORTS.

The series will be called EA Sports FC as of the following year.

Sending off September 30 with HyperMotion2, both genders FIFA World Cups, Women’s Club Football, Cross-play, and that’s just the beginning:

It has been declared that this will be the initial time fans of the famous computer game will incorporate both World Cups – from the ladies’ and men’s game.

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The cover graphics will feature Chelsea’s Sam Kerr and Paris Saint-Germain’s Kyliann Mbappe.

Maybe the greatest declaration with FIFA 23 is that there will likewise be cross-play for players across various console. That implies PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, and Google Stadia players will actually want to enter online matches with others on any of these gaming gadgets.

Trailer video above!

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