Police raid Bulgarian FA headquarters

More than 20 police officers swept into the Bulgarian Football Union’s (BFU) headquarters in Sofia less than an hour after its president Borislav Mihaylov resigned following racist incidents during Bulgaria’s Euro 2020…

Turkey defends footballers saluting soldiers

Turkey’s sports minister voiced support on Tuesday for national team players who saluted the country’s soldiers during their Euro 2020 match with France. Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu described the controversial goal celebration – in which players were seen as…

Ronaldo scores 700th career goal

Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 700th career goal when he converted a 72nd-minute penalty in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Ukraine on Monday. The 34-year-old has scored 95 for his country, 450 for Real Madrid, 118 for Manchester United, 32 for…

Neymar out for four weeks say PSG

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out for four weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered playing for Brazil, the French club said on Monday. Neymar limped off in the 12th minute on Sunday as Brazil drew 1-1 against Nigeria…

Afcon 2021Q: Sao Tome join Ghana, South Africa and Sudan in Group C

Sao Tome and Principe have booked a place in the group stages of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. The tiny island nation, though, will have a mountain to climb if they are to qualify for the tournament…

Shevchenko: ex-Ukraine star aiming for Euro 2020 as coach

Andriy Shevchenko enjoyed an illustrious career as Ukraine’s greatest striker. Now as coach of the national team, he is on the brink of guiding the side to Euro 2020. The former Dynamo Kiev and AC Milan star, nicknamed “Sheva”, was…

2019 Wafu Cup: Senegal are champions after beating Ghana via PKs

Hosts Senegal are the champions of the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-1 via penalty shootouts following 120 minutes of football which ended 1-1 at Stade Lat Dior de Thies on Sunday. Ghana almost took the lead…

Neymar becomes youngest to 100 Brazil caps in Senegal draw

Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly with Senegal in Singapore. Roberto Firmino opened…

LIST: 49 candidates for GFA Elections

The Normalization Committee for the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has published a list of 49 vetted and approved candidates in the upcoming elections. A press release Wednesday afternoon reads: The Elections Committee of the GFA NC wishes to inform the…

Dembele ruled out of Clasico for insulting referee

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele will miss the La Liga ‘Clasico’ against Real Madrid after the Spanish football federation said he is to be suspended for two games for verbally abusing a referee. Dembele was shown a straight red card towards…

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