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Euro 2016: Round of last 16 draw

Euro 2016: Round of last 16 draw

Jun. 23 | Round of 16 Match 1: Switzerland v Poland – Saturday 25 June, 15:00 (Saint-Etienne) Match 2: Wales v Northern Ireland – Saturday 25 June, 18:00 (Paris) Match 3: Croatia v Portugal – Saturday 25 June, 21:00 (Lens) Match 4: France v Republic of Ireland...

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for record fifth time

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for record fifth time

Jan. 12 | Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for an unprecedented fifth time. The Barcelona forward reclaimed the biggest individual accolade in world football at a lavish ceremony in Zurich on Monday, beating Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the three-time...

Ballon d’Or 2015 shortlist revealed

Ballon d’Or 2015 shortlist revealed

Oct. 20 | Ballon d’Or 2015 shortlist Sergio Aguero (Argentina/Manchester City) Gareth Bale (Wales/Real Madrid) Karim Benzema (France/Real Madrid) Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Real Madrid) Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium/VfL Wolfsburg/Manchester City) Eden Hazard...

World Cup Russia 2018 – Qualifying Draws

World Cup Russia 2018 – Qualifying Draws

Jul. 27 | European qualifying competition draw The nine group winners advance directly to the World Cup finals. The eight runners-up with the best record against the teams first, third, fourth and fifth in their groups proceed to play-offs to decide the remaining...

Sepp Blatter set to resign as FIFA president

Sepp Blatter set to resign as FIFA president

Jun. 2 | Sepp Blatter says he will resign as president of football’s governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal. In announcing his exit, the 79-year-old Swiss has called an extraordinary Fifa congress “as soon as possible” to elect a new president. Blatter...

Khune set to start for Bafana in Swaziland friendly

Khune set to start for Bafana in Swaziland friendly

Mar. 25 | Shakes Mashaba has put Itumeleng Khune straight into the Bafana Bafana starting XI for their Swaziland friendly international encounter. Khune has been out of the Bafana Bafana fold since September last year when he had to withdraw himself from the squad...

Match Preview: South Africa vs Ghana

Match Preview: South Africa vs Ghana

Jan. 27 | South Africa need a win against Ghana to have any chance of keeping their African Cup of Nations dreams alive. Ephraim Mashaba is holding on to the hope that South Africa can qualify for the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations when they take...

Match Preview: South Africa vs Senegal

Match Preview: South Africa vs Senegal

Jan. 23 | Thuso Phala believes South Africa can use their agility to good effect as they aim to beat Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations. Thuso Phala is hoping he and his South Africa team-mates can run rings around Senegal when the two teams face off in the...

Match Preview: Algeria vs South Africa

Match Preview: Algeria vs South Africa

Jan. 19 | South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba is ready for their Africa Cup of Nations Group C opener against Algeria. Shakes Mashaba believes his South Africa players are ready for action as they look forward to Monday’s Africa Cup of Nations Group C encounter...

African Cup of Nations 2015 – Groups

African Cup of Nations 2015 – Groups

Jan. 17 | Group A: Burkina Faso, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Equatorial Guinea Nations Cup appearances: 1 Best result: Quarter-finals (2012) Coach: Esteban Becker (Argentina): Key player: Emilio Nsue Fifa ranking: 118 Equatorial Guinea were given...