World Cup

Europe-based stars switch allegiances to Ghana ahead of World Cup

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world football governing body FIFA has approved nationality changes for five European-born Ghanaian star players.Athletic Club’s Inaki Williams, Brighton’s […]

How Kenyan-born Awer Mabil led Australia to the 2022 World Cup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenyan-born Awer Mabil just achieved possibly the greatest feat in his football career after scoring the winning goal that sent […]

World Cup trophy lands in Kenya next week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Plans to welcome the FIFA World Cup trophy to Kenya are in top gear as the country prepares to receive […]

World Cup draw dates, pots and qualified teams

Reading Time: 2 minutes The road for qualification to the World Cup in Qatar is headed to the homestretch with 32 teams expected to […]

FIFA in ‘advanced discussions’ to expel Russia from World Cup

Reading Time: 2 minutes FIFA is in “advanced discussions” to suspend the Russian national team from international competitions including the World Cup following the […]

Brazil’s Alisson sees two red cards overturned in WC draw with Ecuador

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker had two red cards overturned by VAR reviews as Brazil hung on for a controversial 1-1 […]

One year from World Cup, clock ticks ever louder for Qatar

Reading Time: 2 minutes After upending the football establishment by winning the right to host the World Cup, Qatar’s preparations are heading into overdrive […]

Discontent as Nigeria draws at home with Cape Verde to squeeze through to playoffs

Reading Time: 2 minutes    Abuja, Wednesday Nigeria’s Super Eagles may have qualified for the final playoffs of the 2022 World Cup, but another […]

From slums to nets: Kenyan cricket’s comeback pitch

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nairobi, Wednesday The slum-dwelling schoolboys batting in the nets in Nairobi are at the heart of an effort to rescue […]

6-0: Incompetent Harambee Stars fall to Mali at home, bows out of World Cup Qualifiers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Kenya national football team Harambee stars have bowed out of the 2022 World cup qualifiers with a 6-0 aggregate […]