Africa’s joy as Senegal’s Lions of Teranga upset Ecuador

Senegal's Lions of Teranga booked their place in the round of 32 after a pulsating show which they staged against Ecuador.The African soccer champions started the game on a high note, and did not sit back, nor backpedal, in their attacks against the shaky Ecuadorian's defence. It was the Lions

Fernandes’ brace takes Portugal to the round of 32

Bruno Fernandes pulled a brace last night to hand Portugal a 2-0 victory over the experienced and much fancied Uruguayan side.The yesternight's results mean that the Seleção das Quinas has already qualified for the next round of 32, even before playing their last game, which will be against Korea Republic.

Reprieve for Kenya as FIFA lifts ban on FKF.

World governing body Fifa has confirmed lifting the indefinite ban previously slapped on Kenya following government interference. In a letter addressed to Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Secretary General Barry Otieno, Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura said the world football governing body arrived at the decision to lift the suspension following the

Surprise as Saudi Arabia’s sheikhs shake Argentina

Lionel Messi (jersey number 10), reacts after the final whistle in their game against Saudi Arabia. Saudis beat Argentina 2-1. The whole world was shell shocked yesterday after Saudi Arabia beat this year's World Cup favourites Argentina.The Saudi Arabians' win ended the La Albiceleste's unbeaten run in their previous 36 games

Blow to France as Benzema ruled out of World Cup

Karim Benzema, in an undated photo. The striker has been ruled out of this year's World Cup tournament. Cometh the day, cometh the hour. World Cup is finally here, but a blow to France as champions suffer a huge injury blow.It is going to be a pulsating 32 days,64 games,

FC Barcelona, aka the Catalans, to meet Manchester United

Yesterday's pooling pities football giants FC Barcelona against Manchester United. Manchester United was pooled against a 'Messi-less' FC Barcelona, aka the Catalans, in a mouthwatering Round of 16 Europa League clash.This particular pooling, billed by various football analysts as this edition's 'UEFA Championships League final', is going to take football