#2022 Fifa World Cup


Where are they now: Vietnam's reigning AFF Suzuki Cup champions from 2018

After winning their maiden AFF Suzuki Cup in 2008, Vietnam went another decade without tasting success again until their title drought was ended three years ago. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic wiping out the entirety of 2020, plenty has still happened since Vietnam were crowned champions of Southeast Asia. -...
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Ayub Timbe: Buriram United seal signing of Kenya winger

The Thunder Castle have unveiled the 29-year-old Kenya international as they get ready to kick off the new campaign on January 8. Buriram United have confirmed the signing of winger Ayub Timbe ahead of the start of the Thailand top-tier league. In a statement on their official website, Thunder Castle...
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Columbus Crew's Gyasi Zardes gets USMNT callup for international friendly

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes has once again been selected to join the US Men's National Team. Zardes has been selected to join the USMNT roster for its upcoming international friendly against Bosnia and Herzegovina in California on December 18. Zardes, 30, has 65 caps for...
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2022 WCQ: FIFA throws out South Africa protest over Ghana defeat

The protest lodged by South Africa following their defeat to Ghana in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Black Stars of Ghana has been declared inadmissible by the Disciplinary Committee as it did not meet the requirements foreseen under art. 46 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code and art. 14 of the Regulations of the Preliminary Competition of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Ronaldo States Media Looks Into Neymar’s Personal Life to Find Flaws in His Game

Neymar Jr. is often criticized for every part of his life, whether the French media while playing for Paris Saint-Germain or the Brazilian media when suiting up for the Brazil national team. Recently, the 29-year-old saw criticism for pondering his retirement after the 2022 FIFA World Cup despite being 34-years-old...

Fifa give a firm ‘no’ to Safa, as refereeing World Cup protest is dismissed

Bafana Bafana’s chances of going to the Fifa World Cup in Qatar through the back door are all-but over after world footballing body Fifa yesterday threw out their protest against the match officials in the November 14 Fifa World Cup qualifying defeat to Ghana at the Cape Coast Stadium. The...

🇪🇬 ‘I know Salah is sad about the Ballon d’Or’ says Trezeguet

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt teammate Mahmoud Trezeguet believes the Liverpool ace is the best in the world despite missing out on the Ballon d'Or this week. The voting results revealed that Salah finished seventh while the only African player, Riyad Mahrez, came in at number 20. According to Trezeguet, Salah is...

Qatar focused on Oman clash Waad

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) #Arab Cup 2021 The Peninsula. Mohammed Waad, the ace midfielder, has said the focus of Asian champions Qatar has shifted towards facing Oman in the next match at the FIFA Arab Cup. Qatar beat Bahrain 1-0 in their opening Group A match on Tuesday at the 16-team...

Qatar - Injury hit Tunisia take on resilient Syria

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Ayeni Olusegun | The Peninsula. Tunisia coach Mondher El Kabir has stressed his side need to be physically and tactically prepared against a strong Syria side when both teams clash at the Al Bayt Stadium today.The Carthage Eagles, one of the favourites to win the FIFA Arab Cup title, thumped Mau-ritania 5-1 in their opening Group match and would qualify for the competition's knockout stage with victory against Syria.

Qatar coach Sanchez expectstough battle against Oman

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) #Arab Cup 2021 Fawad Hussain | The Peninsula. Qatar have faced massive resistance from Oman in their recent games and the Al Annabi coach Felix Sanchez feels today's FIFA Arab Cup match between the Gulf opponents will be no different. Both the Group A teams will meet...

Greece to assist in organizing the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Greece’s contribution in the organization of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in Qatar in 2022, was agreed in a meeting of Deputy Citizen’s Protection Minister Eleftherios Oikonomou and Ambassador of Qatar to Greece Waleed Bin Mohammed Al-Emadi, at the ministry on Wednesday. In response...

Gernot Rohr: NFF, Sports Ministry Meet

The Nigerian Football Federation and officials of the Sports Ministry will meet in the next couple of days to finalize the termination of Gernot Rohr’s contract as Super Eagles manager. A poor run that has seen the team look colourless and disjointed against oppositions in the Qatar 2022 World Cup...

NFF Technical Director Sure Of World Cup Ticket

Augustine Eguavoen is optimistic that Nigeria will qualify for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup and the Super Eagles has the quality to confront any country they’re pitched against in the playoffs. Nigeria finished top of Group C in the second-round of qualifiers with 13 points and are currently seeded...

It’s too late to sack Rohr, Godwin Okpara tells NFF

Ex-international, Godwin Okpara, has said the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, should be allowed to continue his job with the team as the time between now and the start of the African Cup of Nations is too short to start changing the technical crew of the national team. Speaking with our correspondent, Okpara said the Nigeria Football federation could cause confusion with that arrangement.

‘Everyone is welcome’: Qatar World Cup organizer to gay footballer Josh Cavallo

Amid ongoing ‘human rights concerns’, the Executive Chief of FIFA world cup 2022 promises the country is tolerant and welcoming towards ‘LGBTQ’. The excitement among the football fans for FIFA world cup 2022 is at its peak. With less than a year to go before the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, few controversies are surrounding the smooth functioning and ability to handle humanitarian issues, especially regarding the state’s anti-homosexuality laws. The host Nation follows a strict law against homosexuality. Though homosexuality is illegal in Qatar, FIFA officials have clarified that the country is safe for LGBTQ fans and players to come and visit during the World Cup.