Postecoglou named best coach, Socceroos best team in Asian football's annual awards

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Postecoglou named best coach, Socceroos best team in Asian football's annual awards 

CANBERRA, Nov. 30 — Australia's national football coach Ange Postecoglou has capped off a stunning year by taking out the Coach of the Year award at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) annual ceremony in India on Monday morning (AEDT).

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(Feature)Azkals getting into the 2015 World Cup Q’fiers to give strong fan base

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature)Azkals getting into the 2015 World Cup Q’fiers to give strong fan base 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA)– It is true that Philippine football has reached a new plateau mainly because of the Fil-foreigns who have parlayed their good looks and talent for the past few years in the sport which ranks No. 1 in the world.

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FIFA corruption scandal will not affect 2018 World Cup in Russia

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on FIFA corruption scandal will not affect 2018 World Cup in Russia 

TBILISI, Aug. 11 — The recent FIFA corruption scandal will not affect the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Michel Platini, the president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), has told a TASS correspondent.

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FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding 

MOSCOW, June 10 — FIFA has to suspend the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup as the world football governing body is facing a raging corruption scandal, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke announced Wednesday.

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Japan aims to defend title in women's World Cup

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japan aims to defend title in women's World Cup 

VANCOUVER, June 8 — Japan aimed to defend the title in the women's World Cup, said coach Norio Sasaki in a press conference before their Monday's match against Switzerland.

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Russia launches design campaign for mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia launches design campaign for mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup 

MOSCOW, April 29 — Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko launched on Wednesday an official campaign for the design of the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in 11 different cities across Russia.

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Zambia U20 women team to face Tanzania in World Cup qualifier

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Zambia U20 women team to face Tanzania in World Cup qualifier 

LUSAKA, April 16 — Zambia's under-20 women national soccer team has been drawn against Tanzania in the 2016 Papua New Guinea FIA Under-20 Women World Cup qualifying series, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Thursday.

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Clarke wins toss, Australia to bat in second WC semifinal

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Clarke wins toss, Australia to bat in second WC semifinal 

SYDNEY, March 26 — Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and elected to bat first against India in the second semifinal of the cricket World Cup at the SCG, here today.

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Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka beat Scotland by 148 runs 

HOBART, March 11 — Sri Lanka defeated Scotland by 148 runs in their pool A cricket World Cup match at Bellerive Oval, here today.

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Sri Lanka posts 363/9 against Scotland

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sri Lanka posts 363/9 against Scotland 

HOBART, March 11 — Electing to bat, Sri Lanka posted 363 for nine against Scotland in a pool A cricket World Cup match at Bellerive Oval, here today.

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