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Suarez’s goal hands Uruguay second round spot after overcoming Saudi Arabia

Suarez’s goal hands Uruguay second round spot after overcoming Saudi Arabia

Suarez’s goal hands Uruguay second round spot after overcoming Saudi Arabia
Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup

Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup

Senegal on Tuesday, June 19, became the first African side to record a win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup as they defeated Poland 2-1 in the second game in Group H. Thiago Cionek scored an own goal while Niang scored the winner.

Senegal defeat Poland 2-1 in Group H at Russia 2018 World Cup
Black Twitter roasts 'football heavyweight' Fikile Mbalula: "He's a nobody that side"

Tweeps roasts 'football heavyweight' Fikile Mbalula: "He's a nobody that side"

Former SA police minister Fikile Mbalula took to social media to share a photo of himself with former footballer and French coach Arsène Wenger. Tweeps then poked fun at Mbaks, who also said he’s a football heavyweight.

Tweeps roasts 'football heavyweight' Fikile Mbalula: "He's a nobody that side"
Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in tough Group H opener

Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in tough Group H opener

Interestingly, Carlos Sanchez's red card after two minutes and 56 seconds entered the history books as the second fastest shown in World Cup history, after Jose Alberto Batista for Uruguay vs Scotland in 1986 with Japan win.

Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in tough Group H opener
Meet the architect behind the provocatively-shaped 2022 World Cup stadium

Meet the architect behind the provocatively-shaped 2022 World Cup stadium

Zaha Hadid, the female architect responsible for masterminding designs for the Al-Wakrah sports stadium for the 2022 World Cup that strongly resembles female genitalia, has described the comparison as really embarrassing.

Meet the architect behind the provocatively-shaped 2022 World Cup stadium
Benni McCarthy shares what needs to be done to score more goals during PSL

Benni McCarthy shares what needs to be done to score more goals during PSL

South African football legend Benni McCarthy has joined the call for more goals to be scored in the PSL and given his opinion about what needs to be done. McCarthy believes if the standards of refereeing needs to improve.

Benni McCarthy shares what needs to be done to score more goals during PSL
Watch the Saudi Arabian soccer team airplane catch fire mid-flight over Russia

Watch the Saudi Arabian soccer team airplane catch fire mid-flight over Russia

The Saudi Arabian football team’s official team aeroplane caught fire while in flight. The team was travelling to Rostov to prepare for their second match of the tournament. Flames could be seen coming out of the engine

Watch the Saudi Arabian soccer team airplane catch fire mid-flight over Russia
3 South Africans save R60k to attend 2018 World Cup in Russia

Dream vacation: 3 friends save big to attend 2018 World Cup

Three best friends from Johannesburg have embarked on the adventure of a lifetime. Fhatuwani Mpfuni, Thami Khuzwayo, and Brian Moshoeshoe landed in Saint Petersburg, Russia last week after saving R60 000 over the last five years.

Dream vacation: 3 friends save big to attend 2018 World Cup
Harry Kane leads England to 2-1 victory over Tunisia in a pulsating encounter

Harry Kane leads England to 2-1 victory over Tunisia in a pulsating encounter

Tottenham Horspur striker Harry Kane's late minute header was all that England needed to secure their first victory in their Group G opener against Tunisia. The 24-year-old also scored the opening goal earlier in the game.

Harry Kane leads England to 2-1 victory over Tunisia in a pulsating encounter
'I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children' reveals Uruguay striker Cavani

'I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children' reveals Uruguay striker Cavani

Despite being an unused substitute in his side's 1-0 defeat to Uruguay in their World Cup group opener on Friday Egypt star Mohamed Salah was still the toast of every player. The 25-year-old will likely face Russia on Tuesday.

'I took Salah's shirt as a gift for my children' reveals Uruguay striker Cavani
Mocked Ronaldo statue replaced with a new one at Madeira airport

Mocked Ronaldo statue replaced with a new one at Madeira airport

A statue of Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, that was widely mocked after it was made has been replaced. The bronze bust of the Real Madrid talisman went viral with people questioning its resemblance to Ronaldo.

Mocked Ronaldo statue replaced with a new one at Madeira airport
World Cup for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Messi or Ronaldo

Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi

The global fame and stardom of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are such that even non-football and non-sports fans know who they are. These two players have been at the top of the pile of talented international footballers.

Football for dummies: 5 players to watch not named Ronaldo or Messi
Steve Komphela speaks about the trials and tribulations at Kaizer Chiefs

Steve Komphela speaks about the trials and tribulations at Kaizer Chiefs

Former Kaizer Chiefs head coach Steve Komphela has spoken for the first time about his three-year tenure at the glamour side. Komphela said he was disappointed that he was never able to win any silverware for the club.

Steve Komphela speaks about the trials and tribulations at Kaizer Chiefs
2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions

2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is in full swing and Monday marks day five of the tournament. It also marks the first time we will see two of the biggest teams in the tournament and the world, England and Belgium, play.

2018 FIFA World Cup day 5 fixtures previews and predictions
Portugal force Spain to 3-3 draw in Group B opener at Russia 2018

Portugal force Spain to 3-3 draw in Group B opener at Russia 2018

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo proved on Friday night, June 15, that he is the world best footballer when he scored three goals as Portugal forced Spain to a 3-3 draw in Group B opener at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Portugal force Spain to 3-3 draw in Group B opener at Russia 2018
Morocco's Bouhaddouz scores bizarre own goal to hand Iran 1-0 victory

Morocco's Bouhaddouz scores bizarre own goal to hand Iran 1-0 victory

A header during the closing moments of the game from Morocco’s Aziz Bouhaddouz at the wrong end of the field was all that granted Asian side Iran a dramatic victory over African representatives on the 95th minute mark.

Morocco's Bouhaddouz scores bizarre own goal to hand Iran 1-0 victory
Cristiano Ronaldo to pay £16.5m fine after tax fraud case

Cristiano Ronaldo to pay £16.5m fine after tax fraud case

Real Madrid and Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo is now said to have agreed to pay £16.5m fine after tax fraud case for a two-year jail term to be suspended. The Portugal international will lead his country against Spain.

Cristiano Ronaldo to pay £16.5m fine after tax fraud case
Salah absent as Gimenez scores to hand Uruguay 1-0 victory against Egypt

Salah absent as Gimenez scores to hand Uruguay 1-0 victory against Egypt

Atletico Madrid star José Giménez was the hero as his 90th minute header from a set-piece gave the South Americans all three points to move them in second place in Group A on three points alongside World Cup host Russia.

Salah absent as Gimenez scores to hand Uruguay 1-0 victory against Egypt
Why did South Africa vote against Morocco in the World Cup bid?

Why did South Africa vote against Morocco in the World Cup bid?

Morocco lost its bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the United-bid (which is made up of the United States of America, Canada and Mexico) after delegates at FIFA’s 68th Congress voted on Wednesday. Morocco received 65 votes.

Why did South Africa vote against Morocco in the World Cup bid?
Bobsteak provides little hope to Chiefs fans as search for coach continues

Bobsteak provides little hope to Chiefs fans as search for coach continues

Kaizer Chiefs football manager Bobby ‘Bobsteak’ Motaung has given stakeholders and fans an update on the club’s search for a replacement head coach. Motaung said the club was still searching for a suitable replacement.

Bobsteak provides little hope to Chiefs fans as search for coach continues
Football legends reunite at Russia 2018 opening ceremony

Football legends reunite at Russia 2018 opening ceremony

Football legends who have made their countries proud on Thursday, June 14, reunited in Russia at the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup championship. They watched as Russia defeated Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the first tie.

Football legends reunite at Russia 2018 opening ceremony
2018 World Cup kicks off with shocking display by Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams shocks fans by showing middle finger during opening of World Cup

Robbie Williams kicked off the most controversial FIFA World Cup yet held in equally controversial style. The English performer paused during one of his songs, strode up to a nearby camera and showed his middle finger to the world

Robbie Williams shocks fans by showing middle finger during opening of World Cup
Julen Lopetegui reacts to being axed as Spanish national football coach

Julen Lopetegui reacts to being axed as Spanish national football coach

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has admitted that he was sad to have been sacked by the Spanish Football Federation as Spain coach. He was thrown out by Spanish FF for his decision to have accepted Real Madrid job.

Julen Lopetegui reacts to being axed as Spanish national football coach
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