African Lion vs Asian Tiger: Battle of continents as Senegal meet Japan in second Group H round

African Lion vs Asian Tiger: Battle of continents as Senegal meet Japan in second Group H round

It will be a clash of continents at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Sunday the 25th as Asian heroes Japan play African giants Senegal for a slot at the knock out stages. Neither team has ever won two consecutive opening matches in the World cup so this could be a perfect opportunity to make history. Japan and Senegal come to this match with high confidence following 2-1 wins over Colombia and Poland respectively.  Both teams are…

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Did Buffon overstay his time in the Azzurri?

Did Buffon overstay his time in the Azzurri?

Italy’s legendary keeper should have retired earlier 32/32 nations have now qualified for next summer’s World Cup in Russia. Peru sealed the last spot by beating New Zealand 2-0 in the last South American playoff on Wednesday. The most remarkable upset of a dramatic payoffs round was, however, Italy’s edging out by Denmark. The 0-0 draw in the second leg meant The Azzurri will be missing from the quadrennial global footballing event for the first…

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Definitely picture of the year: Egypt fan’s World Cup celebration will set your blood cold

Definitely picture of the year: Egypt fan’s World Cup celebration will set your blood cold

oMohammed Salah scored an extra time penalty to hand Egypt a 2-1 win over Congo and book a World Cup 2018 slot for the Pharaohs last night. That was absolutely big news for Egyptian and Egypt fans, seeing as they will be returning to the World Cup for the first time since 1990. But the news that will definitely break the internet is the picture of one of the Pharaohs’ fans celebrating the qualification. The…

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Stars out of WC 2018 race

Stars out of WC 2018 race

Kenya is out of the race to represent Africa in the 2018 edition of the FIFA World cup to be held in Russia. The Stars went 2-0 down in their second leg away tie against cape Verde to bow out 1-2 on aggregate. Two goals from in-form Heldon Ramos were enough to snuff out an already demoralised stars side in Praia. The Blue Sharks took the game to the Stars, who were eager to defend…

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Russia 2018: World Cup stadiums named

Russia 2018: World Cup stadiums named

With qualification campaigns already kicking in, let us now look at how preparations for the next edition of  national Football’s largest showpiece are getting on. A report appearing on FIFA’s official website says fans from all over the world can now familiarise themselves with the names of the hosting venues of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. So as to ensure easy recognition both in Russia and around the…

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