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Libya loses second match to Nigeria at AFCON qualifiers 2-3

  • 17 October 2018 - 12:38
Libya loses second match to Nigeria at AFCON qualifiers 2-3

Odion Ighalo scored twice - including an 81st-minute winner - as Nigeria overcame Libya's comeback to win 3-2 in North Africa and move into pole position in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group. The Super Eagles took an early two-goal lead in Sfax following goals from Ighalo and...

Libya loses to Nigeria 0-4 in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

  • 13 October 2018 - 22:16
Libya loses to Nigeria 0-4 in AFCON 2019 qualifiers

Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 with Odion Ighalo grabbing a hat-trick as the Super Eagles got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign firmly back on track in Uyo on Saturday. Nigeria are now second in Group E with six points from three matches, a point behind new leaders South Africa, who...

Libya’s football team coach departs four days before Nigeria match

  • 9 October 2018 - 21:13
Libya’s football team coach departs four days before Nigeria match

The Algerian coach Adel Amrouche has left the training camp of the Libyan team in Tunisia, citing upset at nonpayment of salaries for him and his Algerian assistants as well as mistreatment by Libyan players and Libyan Football Federation of him and the assistants. Amrouche told reporters...

Libyan Football League to kick off September 14, LFF says

  • 5 August 2018 - 13:08
Libyan Football League to kick off September 14, LFF says

The Libyan Football Federation (LFF) has set the date for the new season of the Libyan Football League. LFF said Thursday that the 2018/2019 season will kick off on September 14 and fans will be allowed to attend matches, citing coordination with the security apparatuses to avoid any...

France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

  • 16 July 2018 - 11:21
France wins World Cup for second time in its history after beating Croatia 4-2

20 years after their first triumph, the French national football team are again world champions. Their 4-2 victory over Croatia in Moscow ended a World Cup that turned out to be perhaps the most gripping in a generation. The 2018 World Cup was richer in drama than it was in elite standard...

Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

  • 14 July 2018 - 18:19
Belgium makes history as it beats England and captures third place in 2018 World Cup

It was a match that at times lacked effort, but two beautiful moments from Belgium gave one of the most likable teams of the tournament third place. The third-place match is always a strange game, as it usually features two teams that have no interest in being there. At times this match felt that...

Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

  • 12 July 2018 - 12:11
Croatia beats England to play World Cup final against France

Jubilant Croatian fans honked their car horns and let off fireworks while England fans sobbed and looked to the future with confidence after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time winner took Croatia to its first World Cup final. Mandzukic's goal in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Wednesday sealed Croatia's...

England reaches World Cup semifinal after beating Sweden 2-0

  • 7 July 2018 - 21:47
England reaches World Cup semifinal after beating Sweden 2-0

England reached the World Cup semi-final for the first time since Italia 90 as Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of the interval to beat Sweden in Samara. Gareth Southgate's side will now face either Croatia or hosts Russia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday after overcoming a...

England through to World Cup quarterfinals after beating Colombia on penalties

  • 3 July 2018 - 23:00
England through to World Cup quarterfinals after beating Colombia on penalties

England won against Colombia on penalties 4-3 after drawing 1-1 at the final match of the World Cup 2018 round of 16.  The English will play Sweden at the World Cup quarterfinals next Saturday. Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0 and moved through to the quarterfinals this...

Uruguay knocks out Portugal from World Cup with 2-1 win

  • 1 July 2018 - 08:39
Uruguay knocks out Portugal from World Cup with 2-1 win

Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France. Defeat for the European champions finished Cristiano Ronaldo's hopes of success in Russia just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were knocked out, beaten 4-3 by Les...