FIFA

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni to miss FIFA World Cup qualifier against Chile after testing positive for COVID

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni will not travel for the World Cup qualifying match against Chile after testing positive for COVID-19.

published on : 27th January 2022

South Korea, Iran set to qualify for soccer World Cup

Only the top two are guaranteed a place at the World Cup that kicks off in November.

published on : 25th January 2022

Thomas Vermaelen retires, joins Belgium staff ahead of World Cup

The 36-year-old Vermaelen was out of contract after 2 1/2 years with Japanese club Vissel Kobe, which he joined after leaving Barcelona.

published on : 22nd January 2022

AIFF hoping to navigate Covid third wave to host Asian Women's Cup

AIFF president, Praful Patel, suggested that the local organising committee has contingency plans in place according to the SOPs and guidelines provided by the AFC and FIFA.

published on : 17th January 2022

No Cristiano Ronaldo as Salah joins Messi, Lewandowski for FIFA award

Ronaldo, a five-time winner, failed to make the cut for only the second time since he was first nominated at the 2007 FIFA awards.

published on : 7th January 2022

Pep Guardiola, Thomas Tuchel, Roberto Mancini up for FIFA best coach award

Pep Guardiola won his third Premier League title at Manchester City last season though the European title has eluded the club.

published on : 7th January 2022

Anything can happen if we reach knockouts: Dennerby on Indian women's team's FIFA World Cup chance

Dennerby has served as coach of Sweden and taken Nigeria to the World Cup after winning the African Championships.

published on : 3rd January 2022

World Cup hotel shortage for supporters planning Qatar trips

Most accommodation facilities have already been block-booked by World Cup organizers, in part to prevent price gouging and to ensure availability for teams.

published on : 29th December 2021

'Cricket 22' video game review: Intended for a specific audience

This audience consists of fans of the sports, who like it and understand it enough to play a video game based on it.

published on : 29th December 2021

African Cup buildup: Omicron concerns, player release clash

European clubs have been threatening not to send any players at all after raising doubts about coronavirus health protocols put in place by the Confederation of African Football.

published on : 24th December 2021

World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

Qatar sought an edge in securing hosting rights from rivals like the US and Australia by hiring a former CIA officer to spy on other bid teams and key soccer officials who picked the winner in 2010.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Salah, Ronaldo, Messi headline nominees for FIFA Best Men's Player award

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has also been shortlisted for the awards following his incredible form this year.

published on : 23rd November 2021

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Same destination, different approaches for Brazil, Argentina

Brazil has tested — and will continue to test — several players for nearly all positions, even Neymar's, while dominated the South American qualifying competition.

published on : 17th November 2021

Italy stumbles into playoffs again in World Cup qualifying

Italians will need to get through two one-leg matchups to advance in a newly devised playoff system. The draw takes place on Nov. 26 and Italy will be at home for its first match.

published on : 16th November 2021

Kenya wins final World Cup qualifier with its football body in crisis

The result meant little as Kenya was already eliminated from contention for next year's World Cup in Qatar. Mali won Group E to progress to Africa's final World Cup playoffs in March.

published on : 16th November 2021
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