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Tag: FIFA World Cup

Liverpool discover potential FIFA World Cup opponents

Liverpool will face a match against CONCACAF Champions League winners Monterrey, Al Sadd or Hienghene Sport at the FIFA World Cup.

Fifa dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach

Afghanistan's women's football team was formed in 2010 but some conservative-minded Afghans still oppose women playing sports.

Swiss indict former German football officials over World Cup payment

The four men deny any wrongdoing.

China risk backlash with Brazilian Elkeson set for World Cup campaign

Elkeson's selection could be the start of a trend for perennial under-achievers China, who have begun naturalising overseas players despite the misgivings of many fans.

Fifa approves expansion of women’s World Cup to 32 teams in...

The expansion will mean it will now be on par with the men's tournament which has had 32 teams since 1998.

Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card

The ban is expected to be served in Argentina’s first qualifier for the 2022 World Cup.

North and South Korea to face off in World Cup qualifying

South Korea have played in every World Cup since 1986 while the North Koreans have qualified twice.

Syed Saddiq to discuss with China their interest in hosting the...

Fifa regulations dictate that nations from the same continent are not allowed to host the World Cup in two consecutive editions. 

Sandhu: Stimac giving India a dose of World Cup belief

India's new soccer coach Igor Stimac is positioning the notion of qualifying for a maiden World Cup as a genuine target for the team, says goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.

Qatar will host next two Club World Cups before expansion

FIFA awards Qatar hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded in 2021.

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA...

Qatar inaugurated the Al Janoub Stadium, the first of seven new World Cup 2022 arenas, weeks before a FIFA summit will decide whether the tournament should expand beyond the Gulf state's borders.

Chile primed for baptism of fire in France

Chile head to their first women's World Cup after a dismal run but the Chilenas, who face Sweden and the United States in their first two games, are adamant they are not going to France just to make up the numbers.

Why studying medicine in Russia is a wonderful option

The courses are conducted fully in English and the qualifications students receive are internationally recognised.

Man City US$5 million winners from FIFA World Cup hand-out

FIFA pays clubs a basic amount of US$8,530 per day for every player released for the World Cup.

World Cup bidding for 2026 enters frenetic final stages

Morocco has already made unsuccessful bids to host the finals in 1994, 1998, 2006 and 2010, although it was close on three occasions.