<strong>Ghana double sees off Swiss in World Cup warm-up</strong>
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Ghana double sees off Swiss in World Cup warm-up

Ghana scored twice in the space of four second-half minutes to secure a convincing 2-0 win over Switzerland in their World Cup warm-up friendly in Abu Dhabi on…

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With Portugal clash, Nigeria would have played against all global icons – Pele, Maradona, Messi and now Ronaldo
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With Portugal clash, Nigeria would have played against all global icons – Pele, Maradona, Messi and now Ronaldo

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Just a day after the 38th anniversary of Nigeria meeting England on the sacred turf of the Old Wembley Stadium in London, the Super Eagles are…

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<strong>Peseiro charges Eagles to go all out for victory against his country, Portugal</strong>
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Peseiro charges Eagles to go all out for victory against his country, Portugal

Nigeria’s Portuguese manager, José Santos Peseiro has called on the three-time African champions to show guts, grit and gumption by aiming for victory over hosts Portugal in Thursday’s…

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<strong>Messi picks Brazil, France and England as World Cup favourites</strong>
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Messi picks Brazil, France and England as World Cup favourites

Argentina’s Lionel Messi picks out Brazil, France and England as the biggest threats to his dream of finally adding a World Cup winners’ medal to his bulging trophy…

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<strong>FIFA boss Infantino urges World Cup ceasefire in Ukraine</strong>
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FIFA boss Infantino urges World Cup ceasefire in Ukraine

The chief of soccer’s world governing body FIFA issued a plea on Tuesday for a ceasefire in the war in Ukraine for the duration of the World Cup,…

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<strong>Iran players can protest at World Cup says coach Queiroz</strong>
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Iran players can protest at World Cup says coach Queiroz

Iran’s players are free to join in the protests sweeping their country over women’s rights while they are playing at the World Cup in Qatar but must do…

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<strong>Senegal’s Mane to miss first games of World Cup</strong>
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Senegal’s Mane to miss first games of World Cup

Senegal forward Sadio Mane will miss the “first games” of the World Cup in Qatar due to injury, a Senegal soccer federation official was quoted as saying by…

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<strong>Full House in Lisbon as Super Eagles dare Ronaldo, Portugal</strong>
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Full House in Lisbon as Super Eagles dare Ronaldo, Portugal

Head Coach José Santos Peseiro has the full compliment of invited players as three-time African champions Nigeria get set for what could be a fiery international friendly with…

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<strong>Rainbow-themed badge adorns U.S. training facility at Qatar World Cup</strong>
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Rainbow-themed badge adorns U.S. training facility at Qatar World Cup

The U.S. men’s World Cup squad are showing their support for the LGBTQ community by way of a rainbow-themed team logo inside their training facility and media workroom.…

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<strong>Ghana can have big impact at World Cup, says coach Addo</strong>
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Ghana can have big impact at World Cup, says coach Addo

Interim Ghama manager Otto Addo believes his team can make a significant impact at the World Cup in Qatar as the Black Stars prepare for their fourth finals…

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Countdown to the World Cup enters final week
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Countdown to the World Cup enters final week

The week-long countdown to the World Cup in Qatar began on Monday as the world’s leading footballers focused their attention on one of the most controversial tournaments in…

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<strong>World Cup 2022: which major football players are missing FIFA tournament?</strong>
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World Cup 2022: which major football players are missing FIFA tournament?

Following is a list of players who have been ruled out or are doubtful for the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 World Cup through injury. PAUL POGBA (FRANCE) Pogba injured his knee…

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<strong>Man United await facts before responding to Ronaldo situation</strong>
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Man United await facts before responding to Ronaldo situation

Manchester United said they would address forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s comments that he felt betrayed by the club and was being forced out only after establishing the full facts.…

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<strong>Former Brazil coach Scolari retires from management</strong>
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Former Brazil coach Scolari retires from management

Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, who guided them to victory at the 2002 World Cup, announced his retirement from management on Sunday. Scolari, who took over at…

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<strong>Three talking points as the Premier League halts for the World Cup</strong>
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Three talking points as the Premier League halts for the World Cup

A Premier League season like no other has been put on hold for six weeks to make way for the World Cup, with Arsenal enjoying a five-point lead at the…

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<strong>Ronaldo accuses Manchester United of betrayal</strong>
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Ronaldo accuses Manchester United of betrayal

Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo says that the club have betrayed him and that he is being forced out, while he has no respect for manager Erik ten Hag.…

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<strong>Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Congratulates AS FAR for downing Sundowns</strong>
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Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Congratulates AS FAR for downing Sundowns

Again, it all went well for Morocco, the ‘Mecca’ of football pilgrimage in Africa. The balance of power in women’s football in the continent has suddenly swung in…

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Garnacho grabs late winner as Man United beat Fulham 2-1
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Garnacho grabs late winner as Man United beat Fulham 2-1

Alejandro Garnacho came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner for Manchester United as they beat Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage in their final Premier League game…

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<strong>Portugal can count on Ronaldo in Qatar,  says Manchester City’s Silva</strong>
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Portugal can count on Ronaldo in Qatar,  says Manchester City’s Silva

Cristiano Ronaldo retains the support of his Portugal team mates despite his recent problems, midfielder Bernardo Silva said as the side prepare for their eighth World Cup tournament…

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<strong>Arteta hopes World Cup break will not disrupt Arsenal’s season</strong>
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Arteta hopes World Cup break will not disrupt Arsenal’s season

Manager Mikel Arteta said he is hoping the World Cup break does not impede Arsenal’s momentum, after the north London club defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 on Saturday to…

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<strong>Cristiano Ronaldo absent from Man Utd travelling squad to face Fulham</strong><strong></strong>
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Cristiano Ronaldo absent from Man Utd travelling squad to face Fulham

Cristiano Ronaldo has not travelled with the Manchester United squad to London for Sunday’s game against Fulham. The 38-year-old missed out in their midweek Carabao Cup victory over…

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