Saudi Arabia football federation chief Adel Ezzat has named three players who will be punished when they return home from the World Cup after their disastrous opening-day defeat to the host nation, Russia.
Many described their performance as one of the worst ever at the World Cup, after the Middle Eastern nation were defeated 5-0 by Russia in the opening game of the tournament in Moscow on Thursday. Read more
Real Madrid and Portugal striker, Cristiano Ronaldo is not only one of the greatest footballers of all time but he’s also one of the richest sportsmen in the World.
According to an article on Time Magazine, the 33-year-old soccer star, who is a forward on Spain’s Real Madrid team and also plays for Portugal’s national team, has a massive net worth of around $400 million.
He was considered the highest-paid athlete in the world for the last two years until American boxer Floyd Mayweather dethroned him this year. Read more
Julen Lopetegui has been officially unveiled as the new manager of Real Madrid after he was sacked by Spain on eve of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The Spanish Football Federation (SFF) sacked Lopetegui on Wednesday after he was announced as next Real Madrid coach on Tuesday despite having committed his future to Spain’s national team by signing a deal until 2020. Read more
Mystic Marcus, the psychic pig that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory, has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup.
The 8-year-old psychic pig has a history of sniffing out winners. So far, it has had a 100 per cent track record of accurately predicting sports results according to his owner Juliette Stevens.
The black micro pig had previously guessed the winner of the 2014 World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis finals by picking apples. It even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election.
Now Mystic Marcus is putting his skills to the test once more by forecasting the semi-finalists for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Read more
SUNDAY “Mhofu” Chidzambwa is reportedly set for a sensational return to the Dynamos technical bench, in a set-up that would also include former Highlanders coach Rahman Gumbo as assistant coach.
Informed sources yesterday told NewsDaySport that the Glamour Boys’ new executive committee want to rope in the veteran coach to be the club’s technical adviser to the technical team bench led by the returning coach Lloyd Mutasa. Read more
Zimbabwe International striker, Tendai Ndoro has been granted R1000 bail at the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court after spending the weekend in the police cells.
Ndoro is facing charges of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The Warriors striker was arrested on Saturday after allegedly assaulting his wife Thando.
Thando alleged that Ndoro had strangled her and threw a television set at her. The couple tied the knot in a traditional wedding just six months ago. Read more
Mohamed Salah has now set a new English Premier League goal record, netting his 32nd goal in a season in the first half of the match between Liverpool and Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.
The Liverpool forward has set a new record for Premier League goals in a 38-game season, beating the 31 goal record held jointly by Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alan Shearer. Read more
Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will be resigning from his position at the end of the season, bringing an end to his 22 years in charge of the club.
Wenger still has one year left on the new contract he signed at the end of last season, but has chosen now as the ‘right time’ to walk away from the Gunners.
“After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season. Read more
Former Manchester City striker, Mario Baloteli took to Twitter at half time in the derby to mock Jose Mourinho’s Man United who trailed 2-0, courtesy of goals from Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan. Read more
Dynamos boss Kenny Mubaiwa has declared that he will not step down as the club’s president despite an appalling start to the season by the club.
A defiant Mubaiwa said that he is not bothered by what the fans think as they were not the ones who had appointed him. This follows demands by some fans for Mubaiwa to step down. Read more