UAE arrange friendly with Jordan as part of World Cup qualification training camp

The UAE national team will begin their camp on May 15 for the resumption of World Cup qualification next month, with a friendly against Jordan planned as part of their preparations. While the get-together starts in Dubai on that date, manager Bert van Marwijk will initially be without players fro


Bayern Munich crowned the Club World Cup for the second time in its history

Bayern Munich won the FIFA Club World Cup, after beating Tigress of Mexico with a free goal in the final that brought them together at the "Education City" stadium in Al-Rayyan, Qatar.The Bavarian team owes credit to its second FIFA Club World Cup title, to French star Benjamin Pavard, who scored


Al Ahly surprise Palmeiras to take third at Club World Cup

African champions Al Ahly shocked Brazilian giants Palmeiras to win the third-place play-off of the Club World Cup in a penalty shoot-out on Thursday.After a goalless 90 minutes, the game went straight to penalties and Al Ahly captain Mohamed El-Shenawy saved the final spot-kick from former Juvent


Al-Ahly to face Bayern Munich after ending African losses at Club World Cup

Al-Ahly of Egypt became the first African side since 2013 to win their opening Club World Cup match when they edged Al-Duhail from host nation Qatar 1-0 Thursday in the quarter-finals.The reward for the Cairo Red Devils is a semi-final on Monday against tournament favorites and former title-holder


Watch .. the first goals of the Club World Cup in Qatar

The South Korean player, Ki Hee Kim, player of Ulsan Hyundai, scored the first goals of the 17th edition of the Club World Cup, which began today, Thursday, in Qatar. Ki Hee Kim scored the goal for his team against rival Tigress Onal of Mexico, in the 24th minute of the first half of the opening


Tigres finally taste victory in CONCACAF Champions League

Andre-Pierre Gignac scored a late winner as Mexico’s Tigres UANL came from behind to end their long wait for a CONCACAF Champions League crown with a 2-1 final victory over Los Angeles FC on Tuesday. Former Marseille and France international striker Gignac swept home the winner six minutes


Football: Italy, Belgium move to Nations League Finals

Belgium defeated Denmark 4-2 on Wednesday to qualify for the UEFA Nations League finals. Playing at Leuven's King Power Stadium at Den Dreef, Romelu Lukaku (2), Youri Tielemans and Kevin De Bruyne were among the scorers for Belgium. Denmark's goals came from Jonas Wind and Nacer Chadli (own goal


Football: U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cups pushed to 2022

The Under-17 and Under-20 Women’s World Cups will not be held next year, FIFA announced on Tuesday. The events were initially scheduled for this year and pushed to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, FIFA said both women’s youth tournaments will now be held in 2022.


Nations League: Turkey beat Russia 3-2 in Istanbul

Turkey defeated Russia on Sunday with a score of 3-2 in a UEFA Nations League group match, winning its first victory this year. Denis Cheryshev scored the opener in the 11th minute for Russia at Istanbul's Ulker stadium. But, Andrei Semenov was shown a red card for fouling Turkish forward Cenk T


Football: France beat Portugal 1-0 in Nations League

France shutout Portugal 1-0 in a UEFA Nations League Group 3 match Saturday. Following a goalless first half, N'Golo Kante scored the winner in minute 53 at Lisbon's Estadio do SL Benfica. In the other match in the group, Sweden defeated Croatia 2-1 at Solna's Friends Arena. Dejan Kulusevski an


Brazil Win but Preparing for ‘War’ against Uruguay

Brazil and Uruguay both recorded victories in the World Cup qualifiers on Friday, setting up a meeting in Montevideo next week that Brazilian defender Marquinhos predicted would be another "war" between the old rivals. "We know that the games against Uruguay are always a war," Marquinhos said aft


Casemiro Says Brazil Deserve Congratulations after 5-0 Win

Brazil’s captain put their impressive 5-0 win over Bolivia down to the single-minded way the five-times world champions addressed their opening World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on Friday. "Without a doubt, we have to highlight the fact that we took this seriously," Casemiro said. "At no ti


Thanks to Messi, Argentina get away with the first 3 points in the World Cup qualifiers

Argentina snatched 3 important points at the start of their South American qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup, after a difficult victory over their home country Ecuador with a clean goal scored by Lionel Messi, Thursday. The only goal of the match came from a penalty kick brilliantly by t


Football: Turkey to face Germany in friendly clash

The Turkish national football team will take on Germany in a friendly match on Wednesday. The match will kick off at the RheinEnergie Stadium in the German city of Cologne at 1845GMT. French referee Benoit Bastien will officiate the game. Turkey will use the friendly match to prepare for two co


Premier League 2020/21 season to start on September 12

The 2020-21 Premier League season will begin on September 12 and conclude on May 23, the English top-flight announced on Friday.Most clubs will have a seven-week break between the end of the 2019/20 season this weekend and the start of the new campaign.However, Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester U


Tokyo Chief Says COVID-19 Vaccine Key for Olympics Go-Ahead in 2021

The development of a coronavirus vaccine or treatment will be key to allowing the postponed Tokyo 2020 games to open in a year's time, organising committee president Yoshiro Mori said Wednesday. Asked what factors will be crucial for the rescheduled Games to go ahead, Mori said "it would be wheth


Copa America, Euro 2020 football tournaments postponed due to coronavirus

Football’s 2020 European Championship and the Copa American tournaments have been postponed as the world fights to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus, organizers said on Tuesday.“Postponed until 11/6- 11/7 2021. Will get back to you after the meeting,” Swedish FA chairman Karl


Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United confident of €55m signing transfer target after breakthrough in talks

Manchester United are confident of completing the signing of Bruno Fernandes after making a significant breakthrough in talks on Tuesday. United are now close to finalising an initial €55m (£46.6m) deal for the Sporting midfielder, subject to personal terms and a medical, with an additio




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