Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo gave Brazilian fans a taste of what they were missing as he marked his 100th international appearance by orchestrating his side’s 2-1 win against Mexico in the Confederations Cup on Sunday. The notoriously difficult to please Maracana crowd was united in [...]
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The absence of midfielder Haruna Niyonziman left a huge gap to fill for Amavubi as they failed to hold Algerians who beat Rwanda 1-0 on Sunday at Amahoro stadium. The win for the Fennec Foxes took them the next qualifying round after Mali drew 2-2 [...]
Lionel Messi Joan Laporta, the former president of Spanish champions Barcelona, on Thursday defended the club’s idol Lionel Messi against charges of tax fraud. “I am convinced that neither Leo nor his father have committed any infractions or irregularities,” Laporta, who was Barca president from [...]
Neymar, the latest diamond extracted from Brazil’s mine of footballing talent, carries the hopes of a nation with one year to go to the World Cup, as well as the tag of “the new Pele” and rock-star status in his homeland. The flashy 21-year-old star [...]
Rwanda vs. Algeria Rwanda’s football body, Ferwafa has called up Alfred Martin Mugabo who plies his trade with English side Arsenal’s reserve team to feature in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Algeria on Sunday. The Ferwafa Secretary General Michel Gasingwa told local media over [...]