World Cup Qualifiers

Fernandes signs new Man United deal until 2026

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 10:29 GMT

Fernandes has signed a new contract until June 2026 with an option to extend for a further year, the English side announced on Friday.

Australia coach Covid-positive ahead of World Cup qualifier

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 08:33 GMT

Football Australia chief executive James Johnson said no one else in the set-up had failed a test so far.

World Cup intercontinental playoffs to be single leg games

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 10:59 GMT

The playoffs will feature the highest placed teams not to have automatically qualified from Africa, Asia, South America and the CONCACAF (North and Central America and Caribbean) regions.

Brazil v Argentina match officials suspended for 'serious errors'

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The 0-0 draw allowed Argentina to join Brazil in sealing qualification for the World Cup in Qatar next year.

Queiroz: We have reached half of the mountain

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 10:05 GMT

Egypt has been unbeaten under Queiroz with two wins over Libya and a draw away from home against Angola.

Egypt reaches final round of World Cup qualifiers

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 10:09 GMT

The Pharaohs pulled out a sensational comeback against Angola on Friday night to book their place in the final round of the World Cup qualifiers.

Mali reaches final round of World Cup qualifiers, South Africa edges closer

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 11:20 GMT

Uganda's unexpected draw in Kigali against Kenya sent Mali to the final round.

The Pharaohs test negative for COVID-19 ahead of Angola's encounter

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 03:32 GMT

The team will hold their pre-game training on Thursday night at Estádio 11 de Novembro, the venue of the game.

Australia to play first home fixture in two years

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Australia will play Saudi Arabia in a World Cup qualifier at Western Sydney Stadium.

Egypt's match against Gabon moved to 16 November

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 03:50 GMT

The EFA has asked authorities to allow 30k fans in the stands to support the team.

Raphinha stars as Brazil cruise past Uruguay 4-1

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 12:02 GMT

Raphinha turned in another eye-catching performance for Brazil on Thursday by scoring twice in the home side’s 4-1 victory over Uruguay.

Haaland still sidelined by leg injury, could miss Norway qualifiers

Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 10:23 GMT

Haaland has ruled himself out of Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga match against Augsburg on Saturday and is set to miss Norway's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Argentina select three Premier League players for World Cup qualifiers

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 - 10:18 GMT

Lo Celso and Cristian Romero along with Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez have been named in the 30-man squad.

Queiroz: We must be united behind our dream

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 03:06 GMT

The Portuguese veteran coach was presented on Thursday as the new man on the bench of the Pharaohs, succeeding the sacked Hossam El Badry.

Turkey mutually parts ways with head coach Senol Gunes

Sat, 11 Sep 2021 - 11:02 GMT

Gunes, 68, was brought back in March 2019 after previously being in charge for four years from 2000, during which he led Turkey to third place at the 2002 World Cup.

Elneny suffers hamstring strain

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 04:03 GMT

Elneny's injury forced him to miss Egypt's 1-1 draw with Gabon in the African World Cup qualifiers last Sunday.

Southgate defends zero subs strategy after Poland draw

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 01:42 GMT

The Poles used all five of their substitutes during the game and ended strongly, grabbing their equaliser in stoppage time.

Salah and Elneny will be available against Gabon

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 02:11 GMT

The duo missed Egypt's opening game in the qualifications against Angola on Wednesday as their clubs refused to release them.

El Badry blames frustrating performance on injuries and absence of big names

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 01:44 GMT

Egypt secured a 1-0 victory over Angola in the opening game of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers but El Badry and his men are under huge criticism following a discouraging show.

Mancini keeps faith with Euro winners for World Cup qualifiers

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 10:00 GMT

Mancini has recalled all but the injured Leonardo Spinazzola from Italy's triumphant Euro 2020 squad for their World Cup qualifiers.