Refs have World Cup seminar

Refs have World Cup seminar

Referees from four countries boycotting Qatar attended a high-profile Fifa World Cup seminar in Doha on Monday, despite the ongoing Gulf political crisis.

Tunisia pick World Cup warm-ups

Tunisia pick World Cup warm-ups

Tunisia will face fellow World Cup finalists Iran, Costa Rica and former champions Spain in a series of friendlies in the build-up to this summer's finals in Russia, officials said on Saturday.

Morocco and North America launch World Cup bids

Morocco and North America launch World Cup bids

Morocco and a three-nation North American bid both began their campaigns for the 2026 World Cup in earnest on Tuesday ahead of June’s FIFA congress vote.

VAR edging closer to World Cup debut

VAR edging closer to World Cup debut

Video Assistant Refereeing took another step towards becoming an integral part of World Cup football after the International Football Association Board recommended that it be approved for use.

Qatar to host every game

Qatar to host every game

Qatar will host every game of the 2022 World Cup, the country's senior tournament organiser insisted on Friday, amid speculation the Gulf political crisis would force the emirate to relocate matches.

Maaloul admits Sterling fears

Maaloul admits Sterling fears

Tunisia's national coach said Monday he will fear England's Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane, when the two countries play against each other in the World Cup finals this year.

Senegal will find World Cup tough

Senegal will find World Cup tough

Stoke City's Senegal striker Mame Biram Diouf has admitted that the current Senegal squad will find it tough to match the achievements of the Teranga Lions at the 2002 World Cup.

Nigeria punished for player oversight

Nigeria have forfeited their World Cup qualifier away to Algeria and been handed a 3-0 walkover defeat for fielding an ineligible player in the match, global soccer body FIFA said on Tuesday.

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