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Bafana Bafana have advantage on pitch and in air over Seychelles

Bafana Bafana have advantage on pitch and in air over Seychelles

Bafana Bafana have advantage on pitch and in air over Seychelles
Real Madrid star Luka Modric wins 2018 FIFA Best Award

Real Madrid star Luka Modric wins 2018 FIFA Best Award

Real Madrid superstar Luka Modric has won the FIFA 2018 Best player of the year award in a ceremony held in London on Monday night, September 24. The Croatia international defeated Cristiano Ronaldo and Salah to win.

Real Madrid star Luka Modric wins 2018 FIFA Best Award
Belgium, France top FIFA world ranking in 1st ever top-spot tie

Belgium, France top FIFA world ranking in 1st ever top-spot tie

The Red Devils of Belgian have managed to open a new chapter in history after moving to top of the FIFA world rankings alongside World Cup winners France. It is the first time in the history of the beautiful game this has happened

Belgium, France top FIFA world ranking in 1st ever top-spot tie
Russia's top scorer at World Cup Denis Cheryshev under investigation for alleged doping

Russia's top scorer at World Cup Denis Cheryshev under investigation for alleged doping

Valencia winger Denis Cheryshev, Russia's top scorer at the concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup is under investigation for an alleged doping violation. Cheryshev fell under suspicion after his dad revealed he had used growth hormone HGH

Russia's top scorer at World Cup Denis Cheryshev under investigation for alleged doping
Soccer-playing gogos take over SA thanks to Tzaneen football club

Soccer-playing gogos take over SA thanks to Tzaneen football club

Soccer-playing gogos are on the rise throughout the country. Several granny soccer teams participated in a friendly tournament hosted by Tzaneen Football Club in Limpopo recently. Read more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Soccer-playing gogos take over SA thanks to Tzaneen football club
FIFA shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard others for 2018 best player

FIFA shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard others for 2018 best player

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) have released nominees for the 2018 men's best player. The world football governing body shortlisted 10 footballers that made eye-catching performances for their teams.

FIFA shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Hazard others for 2018 best player
Former Bafana midfielder ‘Yeye’ says scorings goals was Africa’s weakness at World Cup

Former Bafana midfielder ‘Yeye’ says scorings goals was Africa’s weakness at World Cup

Reneilwe 'Yeye' Letsholonyane the former Bafana Bafana midfielder has given his opinion about the performance of African teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Yeye said scoring goals was a major weakness for teams.

Former Bafana midfielder ‘Yeye’ says scorings goals was Africa’s weakness at World Cup
South Africa 2010: What is the lasting legacy of Africa’s World Cup?

South Africa 2010: What is the lasting legacy of Africa’s World Cup?

The 2010 FIFA World Cup hosted by South Africa is seen by many as one of the crowning achievements of our young nation. The event proved once again that South Africa could stand shoulder to shoulder with any other country.

South Africa 2010: What is the lasting legacy of Africa’s World Cup?
Selfless gesture! Croatia set to donate World Cup prize money to charity

Selfless gesture! Croatia set to donate World Cup prize money to charity

The Croatia national team has resolved to donate their World Cup prize money amounting to £21 million (R364 million) to a children's charity after emerging runners-up in the just concluded 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia.

Selfless gesture! Croatia set to donate World Cup prize money to charity
DJ Fresh lives it up in Russia for the 2018 Soccer World Cup final

DJ Fresh lives it up in Russia for the 2018 Soccer World Cup final

Drinks with his mates, sight seeing and rubbing statues were amongst the many things DJ Fresh was up to while on his trip to Russia for the 2018 Soccer World Cup. So, Briefly decided to give fans a glimpse into Fresh's Russia trip

DJ Fresh lives it up in Russia for the 2018 Soccer World Cup final
Croatian president wins admirers for her reaction to losing the 2018 World Cup

Croatian president wins admirers for her reaction to losing the 2018 World Cup

Croatia’s President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic might just be the most popular politician on the planet right now. She managed to win the hearts and admiration of countless amounts of people who watched the final of World Cup.

Croatian president wins admirers for her reaction to losing the 2018 World Cup
Kylian Mbappé donates entire R6.6m World Cup winnings to charity

Kylian Mbappé donates entire R6.6m World Cup winnings to charity

19-year-old French World Cup winner Kylian Mbappé will donate his entire World Cup earnings to a charity for sports kids with disabilities. According to reports, he earned a total of R6.6million. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Kylian Mbappé donates entire R6.6m World Cup winnings to charity
Babe watch at World Cup: Pamela Anderson cheers on her bae, Adil Rami

Babe watch at World Cup: Pamela Anderson cheers on her bae, Adil Rami

Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson was one of the many celebrities who enjoyed the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia, and her support probably meant a lot to a certain French football player- her boyfriend Adil Rami.

Babe watch at World Cup: Pamela Anderson cheers on her bae, Adil Rami
Qatar 2022: The world looks ahead to what will be an unrivalled spectacle

Qatar 2022: The world looks ahead to what will be an unrivalled spectacle

Russia has been the focal point of the world’s attention for the last month, but this morning the world turns (as it always does after the World Cup) its attention to the tiny Kingdom of Qatar and what to expect in 2022

Qatar 2022: The world looks ahead to what will be an unrivalled spectacle
Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style

Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style

France defeated Croatia 4-2 in a clasical World Cup final encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, July 15. The French national team benefited from a Mario Mandzukic own goal to take the lead in 18th minute of the game.

Football fans react as France beat Croatia to win Russia 2018 World Cup in style
Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup

Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup

At least two French football supporters have died while celebrating France's victory over Croatia during the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. Les Bleus defeated the Croats 4-2 at the Luzhninki stadium to lift the World Cup title

Tragedy as two French fans die while celebrating France's win over Croatia in the 2018 World Cup
Griezmann, Mbappe score to give France a 4-2 victory over Croatia

Griezmann, Mbappe score to give France a 4-2 victory over Croatia

The stage is set for the final of the Russia 2018 World Cup as France will square off with Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow for the right to be called champions. Didier Deschamps, who captained his to a win in 1998.

Griezmann, Mbappe score to give France a 4-2 victory over Croatia
FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches

FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches

World football governing body, FIFA, has put on notice broadcasters picking out “hot women” in the crowd during football matches. The drastic move is part of the federation's efforts to tackle sexism in football.

FIFA cautions broadcasters against picking out female fans during matches
Mr Fearfokol never misses a beat, goes back to Russia for semi-final

Mr Fearfokol never misses a beat, goes back to Russia for semi-final

Former Sports minister of South Africa, Fikile Mbalula is back in Russia. He took to his social media account to share a photo of himself touching down in the World Cup host country for the semifinals between England and Croatia.

Mr Fearfokol never misses a beat, goes back to Russia for semi-final
Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Croatia’s president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has taken supporting your national team to the next level. She has been highly visible throughout Croatia’s progression through the 2018 FIFA World Cup and has celebrated each win.

Is Croatia’s president the best fan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Croatia have qualified into the World Cup finals after a 2-1 victory over England

Croatia have qualified into the World Cup finals after a 2-1 victory over England

The stage is set for the second semi final clash between England and Croatia for a place in the World Cup finals. Both sides head into the encounter having started the tournament as dark horses and are just two fixtures away.

Croatia have qualified into the World Cup finals after a 2-1 victory over England
Waistcoats, sunshine and winning: How retailers are benefiting from the World Cup

Waistcoats, sunshine and winning: How retailers are benefiting from the World Cup

England will face Croatia in the semi-final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup later on Wednesday night, the winner will face France on Sunday for the biggest prize in sport. English football fans have started to believe they might win.

Waistcoats, sunshine and winning: How retailers are benefiting from the World Cup
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to honour World Cup bet he lost against David Beckham

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to honour World Cup bet he lost against David Beckham

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has proven to be a man of his word. The footballing great has confirmed through his social media channels that he would honour the World Cup bet he lost against former teammate David Beckham.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to honour World Cup bet he lost against David Beckham
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