The Belgium players attended what turned out to be an understandably “awkward barbeque” in the wake of their dressing room bust-up. Belgium fell to a 2-0 defeat to the African side on Sunday to leave their qualification to the last 16 at the World Cup in the balance ahead of their last group game against … Continue reading Why Belgium lost 2-0 to Morocco
FOX Sports pundit Maurice Edu has warned Mexico of Lionel Messi following Argentina's shock defeat to Saudi Arabia Tuesday. Tournament favorite Argentina was expected to dominate the Saudis in its opening World Cup game but it suffered an unforeseeable 2-1 loss in Group C. Argentina looked on course for a routine thumping win over Saudi Arabia when Messi slotted … Continue reading Mexico should feel scared seeing Lionel Messi’s ‘face on Day 1’ following Argentina’s shock defeat by Saudi Arabia in Group C opener
Iranian fans and footballers took protests against the country's clerical regime to the World Cup as they kicked off their campaign against England on Monday. Pre-kick off, Iranian players did not sing the national anthem as fans booed and jeered it. What appeared to be a sign of solidarity against their government's crackdown on demonstrators, in … Continue reading WORLD CUP: Why Iranian players stood silent during national anthem
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher thinks Gareth Southgate would be correct to play a back four in England’s World Cup opener against Iran. The Three Lions kick off their tournament in Qatar against Carlos Quieroz’s side on Monday afternoon. It is the second game of the World Cup after the hosts were comfortably beaten 2-0 … Continue reading ENGLAND VS IRAN: Carragher backs Southgate’s choice of players
Manchester United legend, Wayne Rooney has named Argentina as the favourite country to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Rooney said that Argentina have solid players, including Lionel Messi, that will help them win the World Cup this year. According to him, Argentina will be full of confidence following their Copa America triumph … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Wayne Rooney names favourite team to win the World Cup
Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has no doubt he still has the ability to play at an elite level and didn’t leave Old Trafford in the summer as he “feels comfortable”, not because he had no offers… Ronaldo has started the season very slowly after a solid 2021-22 campaign back at Old Trafford. He could … Continue reading Ronaldo reveals what age he plans to retire, says questions over his ability are ‘insane’
Former Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says the decision to sack him by the then Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick cost the team a place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Rohr was sacked last December after guiding the Super Eagles to the playoff round. The Super Eagles however failed to qualify for … Continue reading Qatar 2022 World Cup: Rohr blames Pinnick for Super Eagles’ absence
Gay couples will be able to openly hold hands, cuddle and kiss at the Qatar World Cup, despite public displays of affection being outlawed by the Arab state, it has been revealed. Despite the new development, it's feared that once the World Cup is over, LGBTQ+ people in the country who enjoy the temporary freedom will … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Gay lovers free to kiss and hold hands during the World Cup
Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro has explained the need for his team to test themselves against top teams like Portugal. The three-time African champions will take on World Cup-bound Portugal in a friendly next week Thursday at the Jose Alvalade Stadium in Lisbon. The Super Eagles have also faced countries like Mexico, Ecuador and … Continue reading Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Portugal next week
Crystal Palace coach, Patrick Vieira, has named his four favourite countries to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Vieira said the likes of France, Brazil, Argentina and Germany are the favourites to win the FIFA World Cup this year. According to the former Arsenal midfielder, the teams are always present in a big … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Patrick Vieira names 4 countries to win the tournament
A joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the Sunday Times found that an Indian computer hacking group allegedly targeted dozens of British government officials, businessmen, and journalists critical of Qatar ahead of the FIFA World Cup this month. The investigation found that criminal activity began in 2019, and was allegedly commissioned by “one particular client,” … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Cybercriminals targeting high-profile critics of the World Cup
It is no secret that the FIFA World Cup 2022 taking place in Qatar will kick off on November 20th with an even greater celebration for Local and International football fans. Although the Nigerian Super Eagles failed to qualify for the World Cup in this edition, we are still enthusiastically following this tournament with enthusiasm. … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Can an African team win the World Cup?
World Cup 2022 takes place in Qatar from November 20 to December 18; 32 teams to compete in eight groups; England face Iran on the second day of the tournament while Wales face USA; Wales vs England on November 29 From key dates to kick-off times, here's all you need to know about this year's … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Dates, draw, schedule, kick-off times, final for Qatar tournament
Argentina will face Mexico in one of the most sought-after tickets of the group stage at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. And it will do so in this Lusail Stadium, where MARCA was present on Friday to witness the Lusail Super Cup between the Saudi champions, Al Hilal, and the Egyptian champions, Zamalek. https://twitter.com/SportzGlobal01/status/1568401231529508864?s=20 https://twitter.com/Mohammed_mo_s_1/status/1567706762165338113?s=20 A match that will be the … Continue reading Messi madness in Argentina ahead of Qatar 2022 World Cup
FOOTBALL NOW is a show that brings to light some of the global game's biggest issues, challenges, and debates. After 12 long years, the wait is almost over. It's just a matter of months until Qatar hosts the first-ever World Cup in the Middle East. The country is buzzing with anticipation. Hosting this tournament has already … Continue reading FIFA World Cup 2022: What do we expect from the hosts?