Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

France knocks Argentina out of World Cup by 4-3 victory

  • 1 July 2018 - 08:29
France knocks Argentina out of World Cup by 4-3 victory

France are through to the Quarter Finals after a 4-3 victory over Argentina. In one of the games of the tournament so far France took the lead through an Antoine Griezmann penalty after Kylian Mbappe raced past Marcus Rojo and the Argentinian dragged him down. Argentina weren't really in...

Argentina escapes humiliating first-round exit by 2-1 win over Nigeria

  • 26 June 2018 - 23:10
Argentina escapes humiliating first-round exit by 2-1 win over Nigeria

Argentina escaped a humiliating first-round exit from the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday, stunning Nigeria, 2-1, with a goal by defender Marcos Rojo in the 86th minute. Lionel Messi, the Argentine star who was counted on to save his nation’s pride, delivered an early goal and seemingly willed his...

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...

Argentina fires head of its navy over submarine disappearance

  • 17 December 2017 - 13:13
Argentina fires head of its navy over submarine disappearance

The head of the Argentinian navy has been sacked as a result of the disappearance of a submarine carrying 44 crew members. Navy Admiral Marcelo Srur's dismissal comes as demonstrations by the missing crew's family and friends demanding search operation to go on. Communication with the...