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Belgium finishes Tunisia’s World Cup Russia dreams with 5-2 win

  • 23 June 2018 - 16:51
Belgium finishes Tunisia’s World Cup Russia dreams with 5-2 win

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard both scored twice as Belgium strengthened their lead above England at the top of Group G by crushing Tunisia with a devastating attacking display. While Roberto Martinez's side are not through to the last 16 yet, a win for England over Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on...

Brazil avoids Argentina’s shameful scenario, wins 2-0 over Costa Rica

  • 23 June 2018 - 09:44
Brazil avoids Argentina’s shameful scenario, wins 2-0 over Costa Rica

A dramatic added-time double from Philippe Coutinho and Neymar claimed a 2-0 win for Brazil in their Group E clash with Costa Rica in St. Petersburg that moved the PSG striker to tears upon the final whistle. One day after Lionel Messi, another of the tournament’s potential stars, found...

Saudi Arabia beaten 0-1 by Uruguay at its second game of World Cup 2018

  • 20 June 2018 - 22:27
Saudi Arabia beaten 0-1 by Uruguay at its second game of World Cup 2018

Saudi Arabia avoided another embarrassing shellacking but lost to Uruguay, 1-0, Wednesday in Rostov, Russia. The result eliminated both Saudi Arabia and Egypt from the World Cup. The Saudis had been whipped, 5-0, by host Russia in their opener but started more brightly here. But in the 23rd...

Morocco loses 0-1 to Portugal nears exist from World Cup 2018

  • 20 June 2018 - 22:25
Morocco loses 0-1 to Portugal nears exist from World Cup 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to become the second-highest goalscorer in men's international football and, in the process, earn Portugal a nervy 1-0 win over Morocco. The Real Madrid star followed up his hattrick against Spain on Friday with a fourth-minute header...

Spain wins tough pre-World-Cup friendly 1-0 over Tunisia

  • 10 June 2018 - 17:29
Spain wins tough pre-World-Cup friendly 1-0 over Tunisia

Tunisia pushed Spain all the way in a warm-up friendly before losing to a late Iago Aspas goal in Krasnador. The Three Lions will be favourites to win their first Group G game in Russia but Tunisia showed they will be no pushover when the pair meet in Volvograd on June 18. Nabil Maaloul's...

Argentina cancels match in Jerusalem with Israel over Palestinians’ complains

  • 7 June 2018 - 14:39
Argentina cancels match in Jerusalem with Israel over Palestinians’ complains

Palestinians have welcomed the Argentinian football team's decision to pull out of a planned friendly match with Israel. The head of the Palestinian Football Association, Jibril Rajoub, told a press conference that the decision was "on the right track". "I think this is according to FIFA statutes...

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

  • 31 May 2018 - 12:03
Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane has announced he is stepping down as Real Madrid coach less than a week after he guided the club to a third consecutive Champions League title.   The 45-year-old Frenchman told a media conference in Madrid, called just 90 minutes in advance, that he has "taken the...

Libya’s Al-Ittihad players beaten in Benghazi match

  • 28 May 2018 - 21:40
Libya’s Al-Ittihad players beaten in Benghazi match

Libya's Tripoli-based Al-Ittihad players were beaten before playing Al-Ahli Benghazi at Benina stadium on Sunday. The team withdrew from the match of the fourth round of the quartet final round of the Libyan Football League and the referee announced Al-Ahli Benghazi winner 2-0 afterwards. The...

FIFA to soon lift ban on Libya stadiums, president says

  • 24 May 2018 - 15:25
FIFA to soon lift ban on Libya stadiums, president says

The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. “The head of the presidential council (of the government) Fayez Sarraj, has received an official letter from FIFA president Gianni Infantino, on the demands to lift the ban on...

Libya Football League: Al-Ittihad closer to title

  • 23 May 2018 - 16:24
Libya Football League: Al-Ittihad closer to title

Al-Ittihad drew Al-Nasser in the third round of the quartet round of the Libyan Football League on Monday at the Tripoli International Stadium. The two teams drew 2-2, leaving the game with Al-Ittihad topping the round with 5 points and Al-Nasser tailing it by 2 points. At Benina...