Chairman of the FCT Football Association, Muktar Mohammed, Monday, in Abuja described the Flying Eagles’ elimination from the ongoing FIFA Under-20 World Cup as a huge setback. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two-times runners-up Nigeria were eliminated from the competition in Argentina by a single goal on Sunday by Korea Republic. Mohammed who told NAN he was Read More
Richarlison’s stunning bicycle kick against Serbia has been voted the best goal of the 2022 World Cup. The Brazil forward’s stunning strike came in the 73rd minute of the South American side’s opening game of the tournament to wrap up a 2-0 victory. FIFA revealed that the strike has been voted by fans as the goal of the tournament – beating the likes Read More
About 200,000 French Fans have signed a petition for the FIFA World Cup final to be replayed. The Argentinean players dominated the French team in the first half, scoring two goals and thought they had won the game before Mbappe scored a brace in the last 12 minutes to send the game to extra time. Messi opened the scoring from Read More
The Moroccan national football team returned home to a heroes welcome, with tens of thousands of joyous fans out in the streets to cheer them on after the players exceeded the country’s wildest expectations to finish fourth at the #WorldCup in Qatar.
French president, Emmanuel Macron, was seen consoling Kylian Mbappe after France ‘s dramatic World Cup final loss to Argentina.
World Cup winner, Lionel Messi, has achieved another new milestone, hours after becoming the world champion. This comes after pictures he posted following his country’s win over France to clinch the World Cup on Sunday became the most-liked post on Instagram with 56.4 million likes. Messi’s likes surpassed that from a post of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo – a Louis Vuitton ad featuring Read More
Nigerian gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo, has congratulated the newly-crowned world champion, Lionel Messi. In a post on her Instagram page Sunday night, she wrote, “It’s a season of back to back CONGRATULATIONS for you and yours🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏Congratulations Messi Chukwu 😅😅 😅😅 #leomessi aka THE GOAT🐐 We Love you❤💃💃❤.”
As 2022 World Cup ended with Argentina winning the tournament, individual awards for players who were outstanding during the tournament has been given with Messi winning the best player of the tournament. Other winners include; Young Player of the Year: Enzo Fernandez – Argentina Golden Gloves: Emiliano Martinez – Argentina Golden Boots: Kylian Mbappe – France Golden Ball: Lionel Messi Read More
Popular Nigerian singer and music boss, Davido is back on social media platforms after weeks of mourning his late don, Ifeanyi Adeleke. Davido shared a picture of himself and his wife, on Instagram, Sunday ahead of his performance at the closing ceremony of the World Cup in Qatar. He said, “worldcupqatar2022.”
Lionel Messi will be hoping to secure the trophy that would cement his status as perhaps the game’s greatest ever player. The 35-year-old will bow out on the global stage backed by a soccer-mad country that has sent legions of fans to the Mideast. Kylian Mbappé could solidify his claim as the young pretender to Messi’s throne if the speedy and Read More
The World Cup 2022 draws to a close on Sunday, with France taking on Argentina in the final in Qatar, and the closing ceremony being staged before kick off at the Lusali Stadium. The curtains come down on the 2022 global soccer tournament with Lionel Messi and Argentina hoping to beat defending champions France. With the eyes of the world Read More
Ahead of the FIFA 2022 World Cup closing ceremony, Nigerian music boss and singer, Davido has arrived in Qatar for his forthcoming closing performance on Sunday. The Afrobeat star was spotted sharing a pose with popular Ghanaian singer, Stonebwoy, Friday. This is coming days after Chinese businessman, Stephen Hung, shared via his Instagram story that Davido will be live at Read More
Fernando Santos has left his role as head coach of Portugal following their World Cup exit. It follows Portugal’s shock 1-0 defeat to Morocco in the quarter-finals in Qatar. Santos, who led Portugal to victory at Euro 2016 as well as the inaugural Nations League in 2018-19, took the bold decision to drop Cristiano Ronaldo following the group stage. It Read More
A security guard at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar, John Njau Kibue, has been confirmed dead after three days in the intensive care unit. The 24-year-old Kenyan reportedly fell off the stadium building. The organisers of the World Cup have launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the tragedy. He suffered critical injuries in the early hours of Saturday, Read More
Video has captured moment Brazilians welcomed their national team back home after failing to qualify for the semi final of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Morocco’s Royal Air Maroc will operate 30 special flights to carry soccer fans from Casablanca to Doha for the country’s Wednesday World Cup semifinal game against France, the airline said on Monday. The flights would depart on Tuesday and Wednesday, it said. To the delight of Moroccans, and not just soccer fans, the country has become the first in Africa Read More
With the 2022 World Cup now at the semi-final stage, here’s all you need to know about this year’s tournament, from key dates to kick-off times. Morocco’s historic World Cup semi-final against France will be played on Wednesday. They became the first African side to reach the last four of the tournament after they beat Portugal 1-0 on Saturday, while Read More
Harry Kane blazed a late penalty over the bar as England’s World Cup dreams ended with a 2-1 defeat in the quarter-finals to defending champions France. The England captain had already converted from 12 yards earlier in the game to level after Aurelien Tchouameni’s thunderbolt had put France ahead and he was given a golden opportunity to equalise for a Read More
After being eliminated in the quarter-finals of the World Cup by Argentina, Louis van Gaal (71) said that he is no longer the coach of the Netherlands, and that he is not interested in who will be the world champion in Qatar. The Dutch managed to make the game dramatic, come back from an almost hopeless situation and win a Read More
A video has captured moment, Afro pop singer, Davido arrived at Qatar, the host of the 2022 FIFA #Worldcup. He will be performing at the closing ceremony of the event on the 18th of December.
Neymar said he “cannot 100% guarantee” he will continue playing for Brazil after their World Cup exit, while coach Tite confirmed he will step down. The favourites went out at the quarter-final stage for the second World Cup running, losing on penalties to 2018 runners-up Croatia after a 1-1 draw. Tite, 61, says he “goes in peace” after six years Read More
Afro pop singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, has arrived Qatar to perform at the closing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA #WorldCup with a blanket bearing his late son’s face. Davido had postponed his AWAY Festival following the untimely demise of his first son, Ifeanyi Adeleke. The Osun born-singer would be performing at the closing event of the ongoing Read More
Raheem Sterling will return to Qatar to rejoin the England squad ahead of the Three Lions’ clash against France on Saturday. The Chelsea star travelled home before the last-16 game against Senegal after his family home was broken into. In a statement, the FA said: “Raheem Sterling will return to England’s World Cup base in Qatar. “The forward temporarily left Read More
With the World Cup now at the quarter-final stage, here’s all you need to know about this year’s tournament, from key dates to kick-off times. Confirmed World Cup quarter-final fixtures Friday December 9 Croatia vs Brazil – Kick-off 3pm Netherlands vs Argentina – Kick-off 7pm Saturday December 10 Morocco vs Portugal – Kick-off 3pm England vs France – Kick-off 7pm Semi-final fixtures Tuesday December Read More
Eden Hazard has announced he has retired from international football after Belgium’s premature exit from the World Cup in Qatar. The decision was reportedly made after his nation’s elimination from the tournament following a 0-0 draw with Croatia on matchday three. On his retirement, Hazard wrote: “A page turns today… Thank you for your love. Thank you for your unparalleled Read More