May 20, 2024

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Internet sensation Khaby Lame lands Qatar 2022 brand ambassadorial role

As part of the partnership, Lame, who is the world’s most followed person on TikTok with 150 million followers, will launch his first-ever television commercial with the sponsor.

Tite promises Brazil will playing attacking football in Qatar

“Whoever is in will be deciding the match, all have to be prepared. Every match might require a different characteristic.”

This will be my last World Cup - Lionel Messi

“This will be my last World Cup — for sure. The decision has been made,” Messi said

Brazil stay top of FIFA rankings as Qatar 2022 beckons

Brazil, the only team to have competed in every World Cup finals, will go into next month's tournament in Qatar seeking a record-extending sixth crown.

Senegal’s Keita to miss World Cup after 3-month doping ban

Keita, who plays for Spartak Moscow in Russia, was suspended until Dec. 5 by the Italian national anti-doping agency for violating the testing procedure when he played for Cagliari last season.

President Kenyatta receives World Cup Trophy at State House

he Trophy is on a tour of 51 countries across the world and Kenya is one of only nine African countries which will host the Trophy. It will head to South Africa and then also to Tanzania.

Africa's World Cup qualifiers hard-hit by red zone' rule

Egypt must do without talisman Mohamed Salah for their home match against Angola on Friday but could use him away against Gabon next week, though original reports a week ago said the Reds had refused to release him at all.

CAF roots for biennial World Cup

CAF President Patrice Motsepe confirmed this at a CAF EXCO meeting in Casablanca on Friday 16 July 2021.

FIFA hands Sepp Blatter new six year ban

The adjudicatory chamber of Fifa’s ethics committee found Blatter, 85, in breach of rules concerning duty of loyalty, conflicts of interest and offering or accepting gifts or other benefits. Valcke, 60, was found to have breached those same ethics code articles, plus abuse of position.

France, 2018 World Cup Champions

Pogba, Mbappe, Griezmann shine as France captures its second World Cup title triumphing over Croatia 4-2 in the final