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Ukraine return to action with friendly win against Gladbach

Thu, 12 May 2022 - 11:17 GMT

It was Ukraine's first match since a 2-0 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in November.

Ukrainian soldiers have only one demand: 'Go to the World Cup,' Stepanenko says

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 10:18 GMT

Ukraine will play a friendly against Bundesliga side Borussia Moenchengladbach on May 11.

Ukraine to play friendly against Gladbach ahead of World Cup playoff

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 01:37 GMT

The game will be held at Borussia-Park on May 11, with all proceeds going to Ukrainian charities.

Ukraine to play World Cup qualifier against Scotland in June

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 05:34 GMT

UEFA has rescheduled Nations League fixtures involving Scotland, Wales and Ukraine in June and September, with venues and kickoff times to be confirmed later.

Ronaldo is not Portugal's only threat, says South Korea coach

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 04:51 GMT

Ronaldo, the record scorer in international football, will be making his fifth World Cup appearance while the South Koreans will be featuring at the finals for a 10th straight tournament.

Japan boss says nothing to fear from tough World Cup draw

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 12:44 GMT

Japan reached the last 16 in Russia four years ago and gave Belgium a huge scare before going down 3-2.

England can win World Cup but must be 'close to perfect': Southgate

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 10:22 GMT

England were semi-finalists at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and reached the final of the European Championship last year, where they lost to Italy.

FIFA boss steps sharply back from contested biennial World Cup plan

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:39 GMT

The FIFA president has been under fire for the past year, particularly in Europe, for proposals to increase the frequency of the global extravaganza from every four years, to every two.

Former Egyptian Referee: Egypt's goal was not offside

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 04:39 GMT

The biggest flashpoint of the game was Egypt's goal which the Senegalese fans claimed it was offside.

Queiroz: We should be proud of the players

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 12:22 GMT

Queiroz believes that his players have done everything to secure an advantage in the second leg.

Diouf: It is completely different from the one in AFCON

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The former striker believes that his nation has the advantage in the tie as the Lions of Teranga have many outstanding players among their squad.

Egypt hosts Senegal for a ticket in World Cup

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 11:05 GMT

More than 65,000 fans are expected to watch the game from the Cairo Stadium's stands, hoping to push the Pharaohs to a comfortable advantage ahead of the second leg in Senegal next Tuesday.

Queiroz: We are very motivated

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 08:46 GMT

Egypt hosts Senegal on Friday night in the first leg and the Pharaohs hope to achieve a positive result ahead of the second leg in Senegal next Tuesday.

Salah leads a 23-man squad for Senegal matches

Sat, 19 Mar 2022 - 06:36 GMT

Al Ahly’s Mohamed Magdy Afsha was named in the squad after being ruled out of the Pharaohs’ list that participated in the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Czech FA refuses to play World Cup qualifier with Russia

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 12:32 GMT

The Czech FA said it would not play the match even if it was moved to a neutral venue, and called for the invasion to end as soon as possible.

Poland refuses to play 2022 World Cup play-off against Russia

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 11:34 GMT

Poland will not play their 2022 World Cup play-off with Russia in Moscow on March 24 due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Poland, Sweden, Czech Republic oppose World Cup qualifiers in Russia

Fri, 25 Feb 2022 - 11:03 GMT

SvFF chairman Karl-Erik Nilsson told Reuters on Thursday that playing a World Cup playoff match in Russia was "almost unthinkable".

Playoff match with Russia 'almost unthinkable', says Swedish FA boss

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The Swedish football boss said that the desires of the Ukrainians themselves should guide football's response.

Egypt’s away clash with Senegal in World Cup play-offs moved back by 24 hours

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 05:06 GMT

The first leg is set to be played on 25 March in Cairo while the second leg, initially scheduled on 28 March, will be held on 29 March.

Messi rested but Argentina still too good for Chile

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 02:02 GMT

Argentina were without Lionel Messi but goals from Angel Di Maria and Lautaro Martinez gave the visitors all three points against Chile in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.