Less running and possession does it for France

Less running and possession does it for France

France let their opponents do the hard work on their way to winning the World Cup, running less than most teams and enjoying less than 50 percent possession throughout the tournament, a FIFA technical report showed on Tuesday.

Madagacsar first to qualify for Afcon 2019

Madagacsar first to qualify for Afcon 2019

Madagascar won a place at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament for the first time when they triumphed 1-0 at home against Equatorial Guinea in Group A in Antananarivo, Madagascar, on Tuesday.

Injured Salah out of Egypt return

Injured Salah out of Egypt return

Mohamed Salah is out of Egypt’s Africa Nations Cup qualifier away to eSwatini on Tuesday after suffering a groin injury in Friday’s clash between the two countries in Cairo, team officials said on Saturday.

Maradona has Messi dig

Maradona has Messi dig

Argentina great Diego Maradona has hit out at his countryman Lionel Messi, saying the forward is not a leader on the pitch and should not be considered a footballing God.

Ighalo treble helps see off Libya

Ighalo treble helps see off Libya

Odion Ighalo grabbed a hat-trick for Nigeria as the Super Eagles defeated Libya 4-0 on Saturday in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Ghoulam back on United radar

Ghoulam back on United radar

Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam is on Jose Mourinho's radar, if reports coming out of Italy are to be believed.

Match-fixing investigation into PSG Red Star clash

Match-fixing investigation into PSG Red Star clash

The French financial prosecutor’s office said on Friday it was investigating suspicions of match-fixing in a Champions League soccer match between Paris St Germain and Serbian club Red Star Belgrade.

Platini files complaint

Platini files complaint

Former European soccer chief Michel Platini has filed a complaint seeking to find out how Swiss judicial authorities learned of a two million Swiss franc ($2.01 million) payment from FIFA which resulted in his ban for ethics violations, his lawyer said.

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