Female referees officiate FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for the first time

Stéphanie Frappart and Kateryna Monzul are set to become the first female match officials to take charge of men’s FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers. Frappart will referee the match between the Netherlands and Latvia in Amsterdam on 27 March, while Monzul, for her part, will oversee the encounter between Austria and the Faroe Islands in Vienna … Continue reading Female referees officiate FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for the first time

Qatar 2022: Everything you need to know about the host country

Qatar is preparing to make history by hosting not only their first FIFA World Cup™, but the first ever to be staged in the Middle East. And the peninsula promises to produce a World Cup like no other. It will be the smallest nation ever to host the global finals, for one, allowing visitors to … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Everything you need to know about the host country

Beautiful memories from 2018

    The year has finally come to a close. It’s been an action-packed 12 months with some notable highs and crushing lows. Politics saw the opening up of North Korea, Malaysia’s historic elections, and of course the ongoing saga of the Trump presidency. Hollywood finally proved that actors of colour have global appeal with Crazy … Continue reading Beautiful memories from 2018

Memorable 2018 World Cup Pictures

Croatia fans support their team during the semi-final match at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday. Croatia beat England 2-1 to qualify for the final. A Croatia fan enjoys the atmosphere. Ivan Perisic of Croatia scores his side's first goal. Perisic of Croatia celebrates scoring. Ivan Rakitic of Croatia celebrates scoring the winning kick in … Continue reading Memorable 2018 World Cup Pictures

Ju Se-jong: The assist against Germany was a fantastic World Cup experience

South Korean midfielder Ju Se-jong says his assist against Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup was a “special experience.” Ju played as a second-half substitute in South Korea’s shocking 2-0 win over defending champions Germany in their final Group F match at the 2018 World Cup last Wednesday. Image: Ju Se-jong The 27-year-old was … Continue reading Ju Se-jong: The assist against Germany was a fantastic World Cup experience

FIFA applauds VAR for ‘almost perfect decisions’ at the 2018 World Cup

Forty-eight matches and 122 goals later, the World Cup group stage is done and dusted but the World Cup has not disappointed in spectacular moments and incident thanks to the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system. The route to the final is now clearer for the teams that remain, and this is where teamwork, tactics and … Continue reading FIFA applauds VAR for ‘almost perfect decisions’ at the 2018 World Cup

Russia 2018: Round of 16 match dates and time

The Round of 16 for the 2018 World Cup is set with no African country in contention for the trophy. Here are all the match-ups as knockout stages get underway. Saturday, June 30 France vs. Argentina – 7:00 a.m. PST, 10:00 a.m. EST Uruguay vs. Portugal – 11:00 a.m. PST, 2:00 p.m. EST Sunday, July … Continue reading Russia 2018: Round of 16 match dates and time

I’m angry at the way Germany left Russia 2018 – Lothar Matthaus

  Barely four years after lifting the World Cup trophy with a humiliating 7-1 win against Brazil, reigning champions Germany crashed out of the Russia 2018 following their 2-0 defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. With lingering memories from Neymar’s injury and Team Brazil’s disappointing exit from Rio 2014, the Asians vengefully appeased South Americans … Continue reading I’m angry at the way Germany left Russia 2018 – Lothar Matthaus

Beautiful World Cup Babes thrilling fans in Russia

  Iran national team fans before a group stage match of the World Cup between Portugal and Iran.   An Iran national team fan before a group stage match of the World Cup between Spain and Iran. Spanish national team fans before a group stage match of the World Cup between Iran and Spain. A … Continue reading Beautiful World Cup Babes thrilling fans in Russia