WORLD CUP 2022: FANS URGED TO KEEP CALM

 

As the 2022 FIFA World Cup draws nearer and keeps dawning on us, some people still ask questions about Qatar hosting the tournament. It is the first time the event will be hosted by a Middle East country, and a lot of people have weighed in on the matter since the announcement.


There are several fears regarding the security and safety of no just spectators or fans, but also of the players, coaching staff, and the general public that will be present there. Officials responsible for organizing the event for the host country have come out to several debunk and quench any rumors about the country not being capacitated enough to be made hosts. Read More

Moriyasu Sets Sights on Japan Olympic Gold

Japan have set their sights on winning the Olympic gold when the Tokyo games are held on 2020. For this purpose, manager Hajime Moriyasu says that he wants to include a squad that has physical and mental toughness.

Japan have never been able to win a Olympic gold in soccer, but the chances are extremely high for the upcoming event due to home advantage. Moriyasu is also on a high after getting Japan to the second place at the Asian Cup. The 51-year-old manager is currently taking a look the prospect of players, who will largely be under 23 years of age. There are a couple of overage players who can be included in the squad. Read More

SPURS EYE DEAL FOR MADRID PLAYMAKER

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to make another move for Real Madrid playmaker Isco. The Lilywhites made an approach for the player last summer. They were unable to reach a conclusion for the mercurial playmaker. According to an inside source from the club, Spurs will return for the player at the end of the season.

The Spanish international’s future was up for debate. Since the return of Zinedine Zidane, Isco has not enjoyed consistency with the French coach since he took over, and the second time coming of Zidane prompted rumour about the player’s exit. Read More

CHELSEA TURN STRIKER CHASE TO DRIES MERTENS

As the January transfer window winds down with only a couple of hours left on the clock for any team to actually do or seal any reasonable deal, Chelsea have turn their sites towards Dries Mertens the Napoli striker who will be out of contract by the need of the current season.

At the age of 32, chances of Mertens making it to the World Cup 2022 holding in Qatar is as slim as they come but that doesn’t mean he won’t try after all despite peaking late, he is currently the second highest goal scorer in Napoli’s history with only three goals behind the first position held by Marek Hamsik.

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YOUNG BACKS MARTIAL OVER DESCHAMPS

Anthony Martial did not go to last year’s World Cup because according to reports, France coach Didier Deschamps had deemed his involvement with Manchester United that season insufficient.

He didn’t feature enough and predictably Jose Mourinho go dragged into it for not once again, giving youth “a chance”.


With the World Cup 2022 around the corner plus the Euro 2020, Martial’s performance so far this season has made him and many comfortable that never again will he miss a top tournament.
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LIBERIA CALL UP SWEDEN-BORN HELLBERG FOR QUALIFIERS

The 2022 World Cup is less than three years away and qualifiers for the tournament are expected to begin this year. The Confederations of African Football begins their qualifiers in September and teams have begun to announce their squads.

Liberia is one of them and the West African nation has called up 13 foreign based players for their opening match with Sierra Leone. Manager Peter Butler released a list with the high profile inclusion that of IK Brage midfielder Seth KantehHellberg.
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