FIFA

Dear African teams, we can do better!

One would say ‘so far so good’, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been nothing short of thrilling – unless of course you are rooting for African teams. Generally, we have witnessed bitter losses and heroic efforts, but most strikingly, we have seen controversial decisions by...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:04am

Argentina on brink of exit as Croatia, France qualify

Lionel Messi's World Cup hopes hung by a thread on Thursday after Argentina were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds. Argentina knew they had to win in Nizhny Novgorod after their disappointing 1-1...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:03am

Portugal, Spain in heavyweight showdown as Ronaldo faces Ramos

Today Group A Egypt vs Uruguay 5pm Group B Morocco vs Iran 6pm Portugal vs Spain 9pm Group B has a massive clash early on as Spain take on Euro 2016 winners Portugal. Can Cristiano Ronaldo get his side off to the perfect start? How will Spain recover from the chaos that has...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:08pm

Kagame, Putin meet in Russia

President Paul Kagame Wednesday met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in the Russian Capital, Moscow. Russia is host to the 2018 World Cup final scheduled to kick off Thursday this week. The two heads of state met less than two weeks after the Russian Foreign Minister,...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:20am

Disgraced Ghana football boss resigns from FIFA Council and CAF position

Africa’s football governing body will hold an extraordinary session in September to replace disgraced Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi, who has resigned from his roles at the FIFA council and CAF executive committee. Kwesi who was first vice president of the...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 7:35am

FIFA World Cup: Argentina cancels Israeli friendly amid death threats against Messi

JERUSALEM – Argentina’s national soccer team announced Wednesday it was cancelling a friendly match against Israel’s national team amid political pressure and after facing death threats, which the country's foreign minister said were “worse than ISIS.” The...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:31pm