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Ahmed El Shenawy let me down, Zaki Abdel Fattah

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 - 01:36 GMT

Zaki joined American manager Bob Bradley's coaching staff when he led the Egyptian national team between 2011 and 2013.

Brazil withdraws from race to host 2023 Women's World Cup

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 06:43 GMT

Brazil has withdrawn its candidacy to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) saying the government did not consider it wise to offer financial guarantees in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bradley reveals his team talk after 6_1 loss to Ghana

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 08:20 GMT

Bradley described this loss as the toughest moment of his career.

Former Fox executives plead not guilty in FIFA soccer corruption probe

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 06:01 GMT

Bond was set at $15 million for Lopez and Martinez, who will also face nightly curfews.

I should never have gone to 2006 World Cup, Rooney

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 02:02 GMT

"Looking back, I should never have gone to that World Cup," Rooney told skysports.

World Cup winner Matuidi catches coronavirus

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 07:06 GMT

France World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus but is currently asymptomatic, his club Juventus confirmed on Tuesday.

El Badry requests travelling to London for following Egyptian players

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 08:06 GMT

Hossam El-Badry, the coach of the Egyptian national first team, is considering a European tour to follow up on the professional team players and attend their matches, as part of the coaching staff’s plan to closely follow the players and communicate with

Liverpool head home hungry for more after being crowned world champions

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:36 GMT

It is an honor the Anfield side had never before claimed but which is now theirs after Roberto Firmino's extra-time goal secured a 1-0 victory over Flamengo in a hard-fought Club World Cup final in Doha.

FIFA pushes on with new Club World Cup amid commercial interest

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:53 GMT

The first edition of the new format is set to be held in China in 2021.

On this day, Egypt qualifies to Russia's World Cup for the first time since 1990

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 02:03 GMT

On this day, October 8, 2017, the Egyptian national team qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after beating Congo 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah last minute goal.

Vermeulen reacts to Egypt overall performance at FIVB World Cup

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt started their run with two victories over Australia and Iran respectively but then they suffered three losses to Brazil, Canada and Russia.

England 'spurred' by 2015 World Cup flop, says Farrell

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 - 10:53 GMT

England captain Owen Farrell said Saturday that memories of the team's horror World Cup four years ago will be a driving force as they seek redemption in Japan.

Taylor shoots England into Women's World Cup last 16

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 - 10:36 GMT

Jodie Taylor booked England's place in the last 16 of the Women's World Cup on Friday after bagging the winner in a tight 1-0 win over dogged Argentina.

Shocking documentary reveals 1,400 migrant workers died in Qatar

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 12:33 GMT

WDR revealed that at least 1,400 migrant workers from Nepal have died while helping to build football stadiums in Qatar.

Nigeria ready to fulfil potential at women's World Cup, says coach

Wed, 29 May 2019 - 11:02 GMT

Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women’s World Cup.

Qatar uses money to change human rights' climate in region: Arab Council for Human Rights

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 01:16 GMT

The Arab Council for Human Rights and Fair Trial has criticized Qatar and Turkey for using money as a weapon to change the human rights climate in the African and Middle Eastern region.

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa America squad

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 09:20 GMT

Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was left out, AP reported.

Cannavaro steps down from China post

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 06:50 GMT

Cannavaro has said he is standing down as interim coach of the Chinese national team and will instead focus on his role at the helm of Guangzhou Evergrande.

Carlos Queiroz complaints to FIFA to get salary owed by Iran

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 10:15 GMT

Portuguese football coach Queiroz has filed a complaint to FIFA saying Iran still owes him salary from his spell in charge of the national team.

World Cup increase to 48 teams at 2022 finals is 50/50 - FIFA

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 02:43 GMT

The chances of FIFA increasing the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48 is 50/50, the president of soccer’s governing body Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday.