When the last round of the FIFA international break/window came by, many saw it as the perfect opportunity for Manchester United and their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to examine the team's frailties and deficiencies, with a view to working on them to improve their all-round performances. But a Matchday Eight clash against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium revealed that nothing is going right for the Old Trafford outfit.
FIFA have confirmed that the Club World Cup will be hosted in the United Arab Emirates after Japan withdrew it's hosting rights due to the impact of the coronavirus in the country. European champions, Chelsea will travel to the Middle Eastern Country, which has hosted the tournament on four previous occasions recently in 2018.
When one of the oldest clubs in the Faroe Islands, Tvoroyrar Boltfelag sacked their male coach and appointed a British born woman of Nigerian descent, Helen Nkwocha as their caretaker manager till the end of the season, to try and save the team from relegation with only six games to go, she became the first woman in the history of football to ever coach a European top-flight team.
Today we'll be listing the top five largest football stadiums in the world. Check out if one of them is in your country. Here they are; 5. FNB STADIUM - SOUTH AFRICA. Capacity --- 94,736. The FNB STADIUM is the largest stadium in Africa.
The Premier League is regarded as the most competitive of Europe's top five football leagues. Every team strives to outperform its opponents in various competitions such as the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. In this essay, I'll discuss the greatest starting lineup in the English Premier League, as determined by the new FIFA 22 player ratings.
Part of the perks of winning the UEFA Champions League is participating in exclusive tournaments like the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup. Clubs like Barcelona and Bayern Munich that have won Sextuple in a year in the history of club football have been able to do so because they won all the titles they competed in and went ahead to win other silverware like the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA club world cup.
Winning an international trophy is certainly the biggest dream of every nation that participates in the game of football. While there are a huge number of nations that aren't so lucky in this regard, there are other nations that have won so many trophies already, and a few African countries aren't an exception.
Manchester City midfielder Rodri thought he had scored the first goal for his team in the early minutes of the game only for the Video Assistant Referee and the Referee to cancel the goal for offside. It was an entertaining first ten minutes match as Manchester City maintained 80% of the ball possession with the likes of Kevin Debruyne, Foden, Mahrez and Grealish dictating the flow of the game.
Goal Ultimate 11 powered by FIFA 22 has opened its platform for football followers to vote for the best Goalkeeper in the world. Unfortunately, the fans rejected their options and went ahead to build their choice in the platform comments section. Many of the fans asked in resentment why the Chelsea goalie, Edouard Mendy, wasn't outlined in the voting options.
In the football world there are two main individual awards that are considered to be the top tier: the Ballon d'Or and FIFA's The Best. Ballon D'Or is awarded for the best male football player from 1956 by France Football. The best player is selected by football journalists around the world.
The FIFA Club World Cup 2021 will be the 18th version of the FIFA Club World Cup, an international club football event founded by FIFA that will star the winners of the six continental confederations as well as the league champions of the host country. Bayern Munich are the defending champion, although they will be unable to defend their title after being ousted in the quarter-finals of the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League.
Organised and presented annually by FIFA, the FIFA World Player of the Year was an association football that started between 1991 and 2009. The winner for the prestigous individual accolade is usually voted by Football Coaches and captains of the various international teams and media representatives, they deem to have performed outstandingly in the previous calendar year.
The talk of the town for the past couple of weeks has been the 2021 Ballon D'or award, where Leo Messi is set to win his 7th Golden Ball, but as things stands, he is challenged by the current FIFA Best Player of the Year Robert Lewandowski.
The reason why fans and players have urged the FIFA to ban the use of the Video Assistant Referee in football is because of its inconsistency in decision making. The Video Assistant Referee main work is to take decisions on Offside, Goal, Foul and Red Card. The return of club Football after the International break is what the fans have been longing for.
On Thursday, the new FIFA ranking was released and the Super Eagles dropped 2 places on the rankings to 36th in the world. This shows how much the Super Eagles have declined especially with that 0-1 home loss to Central African Republic. Few hours after the rankings were made public, the Nigerian Football Federation announced that suspended Super Eagles assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf has been returned to the team to assist Gernot Rohr
The Super Eagles of Nigeria, have dropped two places in the latest FIFA ranking for the month of October, they moved from 34th to 36th globally. This is highly disappointing coming from the 21st most expensive squad in the world, with some of the biggest names in European club football.
In preparation for the 2022 FIFA world cup, Qatar constructed 8 exquisite stadiums at a combined cost of $10 billion. These stadiums are designed to reflect Qatari culture to the world. 8. Al thumama stadium. Image of the Al thumama stadium. Location: the stadium is located 5km south of Central Doha.
It is no longer news that FIFA has shortlisted 50 players for the 2021 Ballon d'Or award that will be announced in December 2021. However, I decided to put up this article, to highlight some star players that were not shortlisted due to one reason or the other.
In the latest FIFA men's rankings for October, Nigeria has fallen two positions. The Super Eagles, who were placed 34th in the world in September's list, have slid 14 places to 36th. The Eagles' dip in the rankings was partly due to their 1-0 home loss to the Central African Republic earlier this month in their 2022 World Cup qualifier.
The World football governing body popularly known as FIFA has yesterday night celebrated Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah following his incredible form for the Reds so far this season across all competitions. The Egyptian maestro has been at the top notch since the beginning of the season as he kicked back to life after their disappointing campaign in the last season where they struggled to make the top four.