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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...

Adel Amrouche named Libya national team coach

  • 14 May 2018 - 16:15
Adel Amrouche named Libya national team coach

Former Kenya national soccer team head coach Adel Amrouche, who is a Belgian and Algerian, has been named as the new Libyan national soccer team manager. Amrouche's  previously  led Harambee Stars to win the Cecafa Senior Challenge title held in Nairobi in December of 2013 and will also be...

Real Madrid makes it to Champions League final for third time in a row

  • 1 May 2018 - 23:11
Real Madrid makes it to Champions League final for third time in a row

Bayern Munich’s quest for another treble under Jupp Heynckes is over after defeat in the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid. A 2-2 draw in Madrid was not enough for the Bavarians, who bow out 4-3 on...

Portugal 2 Egypt 1 with Cristiano Ronaldo’s help

  • 24 March 2018 - 12:43
Portugal 2 Egypt 1 with Cristiano Ronaldo’s help

  Cristiano Ronaldo won the battle between two of Europe's in-form strikers as Portugal defeated Mohamed Salah's Egypt 2-1 in Zurich.   The European champions trailed until the 90th minute before Ronaldo scored twice to steal victory.   Salah opened the scoring...

Manchester City crushes Arsenal 3-0 to win Carabao Cup

  • 26 February 2018 - 11:52
Manchester City crushes Arsenal 3-0 to win Carabao Cup

Manchester City beat Arsenal 3-0 in the Carabao Cup final with goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva. Aguero scored in the first half, outmuscling Shkodran Mustafi to reach goalkeeper Claudio Bravo's long ball before lobbing David Ospina from the edge of the...

Libya’s Al-Itihad beats Niger’s Sahel 1-0 at CAF Confederation Cup

  • 10 February 2018 - 22:24
Libya’s Al-Itihad beats Niger’s Sahel 1-0 at CAF Confederation Cup

  Al-Itihad, one of the best Libyan teams, managed to score a late winner and beat Niger's Sahel at the first round of CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday evening. The match took place in Tunisia's Sfax city and saw Libyans and their opponents from Niger giving it all they got for the...