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June 18, 2018 2:38 AM Brazil held by Switzerland despite Coutinho wonder strike

Brazil will have to wait a while longer to exorcize the demons of 2014 after they were held to a 1-1 draw by a dogged Switzerland side. Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the first half with a stunning, curling strike before Steven Zuber headed home a corner in the second half to earn the Swiss a point. Playing a World Cup match for the first time since 17

June 17, 2018 3:00 AM MultiChoice Zim brings World Cup cheer to St Joseph’s

MULTICHOICE Zimbabwe on Thursday brought smiles to St Joseph’s Home for Boys in the capital after they donated decoders and provided full installation for the home to facilitate the broadcast of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in Russia. For a month it is going to be a feast of football to its fanatics and the boys at St Joseph’s Home will not be left out from following 19

June 11, 2018 2:56 PM World Cup child trafficking bid foiled in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities say they have rescued nine young girls and one boy who were being trafficked to Moscow. Five suspects, including a policeman and a quarantine officer, were arrested for allegedly facilitating their travel, the government agency fighting trafficking says. The victims were found while trying to board a plane from Lagos to Russia 28

June 10, 2018 3:38 PM Mighty Warriors eye Africa champs ticket

THE Mighty Warriors must overcome a stubborn Zambian football side in the second leg of their African Women’s Championship (AWC) qualifier at Rufaro Stadium today as they seek to take another step towards a maiden appearance at the Fifa Women’s World Cup next year. Coach Sithethelelwe “Kwinji 15” Sibanda’s side claimed a 1-0 away win in Lusaka in the first 12

June 8, 2018 10:28 AM Ghanagate erupts and shakes African football

A World Cup-bound referee and a member of the FIFA Council have been accused of accepting cash gifts by an undercover investigation into African football. Kenya’s Adel Range Marwa, one of Africa’s World Cup-bound referees, will no longer be in Russia after being filmed receiving a $600 ‘gift’. Marwa was given money by an undercover reporter posing as an official 2

June 8, 2018 9:35 AM ‘Chigova ready for Europe’

Warriors goalkeepers’ coach Brenna Msiska, basking in the glory of the heroics of George Chigova, believes the country’s first-choice goalminder is now ripe to take a crack at clubs in the bigger European leagues. Chigova has been the star of the Warriors show so far, etching his name into the world’s records for goalkeepers with the most successive 3

June 7, 2018 9:29 AM Sergio Ramos hits back

Sergio Ramos says Mohamed Salah could have played on in Liverpool’s Champions League soccer final defeat if he’d had an injection in his injured arm. Real Madrid defender Ramos said Salah instigated the tussle between the players which led to the Egyptian forward leaving the game in tears during the first-half. Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius also collided 2

May 28, 2018 2:43 PM Siya Kolisi: South Africa name first black Test captain for England series

Flanker Siya Kolisi will become South Africa’s first black Test captain in the three-match series against England next month. The 26-year-old – who has played 28 international Tests – replaces the injured Warren Whiteley as captain. Pieter-Steph du Toit will captain the Springboks in Saturday’s match against Wales in Washington DC, USA. “I believe both of them will do a good job as captains 44

May 17, 2018 6:53 AM England World Cup squad named

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have been selected in Gareth Southgate’s 23-man England squad for the 2018 World Cup soccer finals, with Adam Lallana on standby. Uncapped Liverpool right-back Alexander-Arnold has made just three appearances for England’s Under-21s with this his first senior call-up. After impressing on loan at Crystal Palace 37

May 5, 2018 5:15 PM Sundowns believed to be forking out millions for Barcelona’s superstars

South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns are believed to have forked out €7-million (around R105-million) to host Spanish champions Barcelona at FNB Stadium on May 16 in an international friendly. The Brazilians confirmed the news on Friday night. The game will be Barcelona’s second visit to the country to face Sundowns. The first match between these 34