Sport

Manchester United’s midfielder Pogpa prays for “slaves in Libya”

  • 19 November 2017 - 22:36
Manchester United’s midfielder Pogpa prays for “slaves in Libya”

The midfield star wrote: "While very happy to be back, my prayers go to those suffering slavery in Libya. May Allah be by your side and may this cruelty come to an end!" This comes after the CNN had reported last week that there are slave auctions and markets in Libya's southern region as well...

Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco

  • 18 November 2017 - 14:18
Libya tops group 3 in CHAN draw, Morocco

The Libyan national football team has topped group 3 of the CHAN that will be held in Morocco in January 2018. Nigeria, Rwanda and Guinea were the other three teams in the same group. According to the CHAN organisers, the first group of CHAN will play Marrakesh, the second will play matches...

Buffon says Arrivederci to the Azzurri after failure to qualify to World Cup

  • 14 November 2017 - 22:07
Buffon says Arrivederci to the Azzurri after failure to qualify to World Cup

A tearful Gianluigi Buffon said he was "sorry for all of Italian football" as he led a wave of international retirements after a World Cup play-off defeat by Sweden. Italy were held to a 0-0 draw in Milan and failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Buffon, 39, said:...

Tunisia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup after draw with Libya

  • 12 November 2017 - 12:18
Tunisia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup after draw with Libya

Tunisia booked their place in next year's World Cup finals after securing a point from a goalless draw at home to neighbours Libya on Saturday. Tunisia finished on 14 points in Group A of the African qualifiers, one ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo, who fell short despite a 3-1 win over...

Roma crushes Chelsea 3-0 at Champions League

  • 1 November 2017 - 17:03
Roma crushes Chelsea 3-0 at Champions League

Chelsea became the first English team to lose a Champions League game this season as they were well beaten by a clinical Roma. The Blues would have progressed with a victory, but trailed within 39 seconds when Edin Dzeko flicked Aleksandar Kolarov's cross down to Stephan El Shaarawy, who...

Juventus beats AC Milan 2-0 as Higuain scores his 100th Serie A goal

  • 29 October 2017 - 10:59
Juventus beats AC Milan 2-0 as Higuain scores his 100th Serie A goal

Gonzalo Higuain scored his 100th Serie A goal as defending champions Juventus beat AC Milan to move level with unbeaten leaders Napoli. The Argentina striker reached the landmark when he drilled in the opener after collecting Paulo Dybala's pass. The pair linked up again after the break for...

Libya qualifies to African Nations Volleyball Championship;s quarterfinals

  • 25 October 2017 - 22:02
Libya qualifies to African Nations Volleyball Championship;s quarterfinals

Libya lost to Kenya in thrilling 3-2 sets victory of their last Pool ‘B’ match on Tuesday, yet reached the quarter-finals of men’s African Nations Championship at the Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt. The loss of 16-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-21 and 15-12 brought Kenya’s record to one win...

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Men’s Player Award for second year in a row

  • 24 October 2017 - 11:14
Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Men’s Player Award for second year in a row

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi and Neymar to win the Best FIFA Men's Player award for the second year running. Ronaldo, who won the inaugural prize last year, was presented the award at the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London on Monday. The Portugal captain...

Syrian President receives former dissident footballers after World Cup qualifier’s loss to Australia

  • 23 October 2017 - 22:41
Syrian President receives former dissident footballers after World Cup qualifier’s loss to Australia

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met two former dissident footballers who returned to the national team for its World Cup qualifying campaign after years in exile, photographs posted by his office showed on Monday. Syria’s football team outdid expectations in its campaign to qualify for the...

Al Ahly crushes Etoile du Sahel 6-2, moves to African Champions League final

  • 22 October 2017 - 21:56
Al Ahly crushes Etoile du Sahel 6-2, moves to African Champions League final

Egyptians Al Ahly will play Moroccans Wydad Casablanca in next month's African Champions League final after thrashing Etoile du Sahel 6-2 to win through 7-4 on aggregate. In an extraordinary semi-final in Alexandria, Al Ahly constantly ripped the Tunisians' defence apart as they booked their...