U-17 WWC: Heartbreak for Maidens in shootout loss to Mexico

Ghana’s 2018 Fifa U-17 Women’s World Cup came to an end Sunday night as the Black Maidens lost 4-3 to Mexico in a penalty shootout following a 2-2 stalemate at the end of 90 minutes. Mexico were able to find…

Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach quarter-finals

Neymar barged his way into the World Cup limelight with a goal, an assist and another helping of histrionics as Brazil roared into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday that inflicted a seventh straight last-16 exit…

Sweden beat Mexico but both qualify for last 16

Sweden surged into the last 16 of the World Cup with a deserved 3-0 victory on Wednesday over a poor Mexico side, who still qualified ahead of Germany after the holders’ loss to South Korea. The Swedes went through to…

Mexico hold on to beat South Korea 2-1

Mexico have comfortably assured themselves a place in the knockout stage of the World Cup with a well-earned 2-1 win over South Korea. While Korea started the game desperate to score first, none could muster up a clear chance with…

Germany follows trend of poor starts for World Cup champions

Germany’s 1-0 loss to Mexico was a shock scoreline, but the history of the tournament shows World Cup holders often struggle under the pressure of being champions. Hirving Lozano’s fine first-half finish gave Mexico one of the most famous results in the country’s footballing…

Europa League trophy stolen and recovered in Mexico

The Europa League trophy was stolen after being displayed at a publicity event in Mexico, only to be recovered a few hours later, authorities in the state of Guanajuato said on Saturday. The trophy had been on display at the…

Richard Commey KOs Luna in IBF Eliminator [VIDEO]

Ghana’s Richard Commey defeated Mexican Alejandro Luna via a sixth round TKO in their IBF lightweight elimination match at Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio on Saturday night. The hard-hitting lightweight contender knocked down Luna twice in the sixth round, which prompted…

Dogboe defeats Juarez by 5th Round TKO [+FULL FIGHT]

Early pressure, with two knockdowns, saw Ghana’s Isaac Dogboe beat Mexican Cesar Juarez by TKO in the 5th round of the vacant interim WBO World super bantamweight title Saturday night. In front of home crowd at the 4,000 seating capacity Bukom Boxing Arena in…

Rafael Marquez: Mexico footballer accused of cartel link

The captain of Mexico’s national football team has been sanctioned by the US for allegedly being a “front person” for a major drug-trafficking cartel. Rafael Marquez was one of 21 people and 42 organisations singled out by the US treasury…

#ConfedCup: Portugal beat Mexico, secure third spot [WATCH HIGHLIGHTS]

Portugal got the better of Mexico with a 2-1 turnaround win to clinch bronze at the 2017 Fifa Confederations Cup on Sunday. Portugal, early on, spurned a chance to take the lead through Andre Silva who saw his penalty saved…

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