Canada Soccer in another player dispute leading into a FIFA World Cup


Breadcrumb Trail Links soccer This time, it is the women’s national soccer team, which is going on strike on Friday in protest with the national governing body over financial cuts to the program Canada’s Christine Sinclair, left, is congratulated by teammate Ashley Lawrence after she scores her side’s opening goal against Trinidad and Tobago during …

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Martinez in line for FIFA best keeper award


Paris: world cup winner Emiliano MartinezMorocco’s Yassin Bounou and Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois were on Wednesday nominated for the top goalkeeping award at the FIFA Best Awards. Martinez shone at the World Cup, scoring a key role in the penalty shootout as his country beat France. However, he courted controversy by making an obscene gesture during …

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Alex Morgan voices concern over ‘bizarre’ potential Saudi sponsorship of Women’s World Cup – video | Football

USA forward, Alex Morgan has questioned a possible sponsorship deal between FIFA and Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority for this summer’s Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. “I find it bizarre that FIFA has sought ‘Visit Saudi’ sponsorship for the Women’s World Cup, while I, myself, Alex Morgan, would not even be supported and …

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Women’s World Cup hosts urge FIFA not to sign Saudi sponsor


GENEVA (AP) – Women’s World Cup co-hosts Australia and New Zealand urged FIFA on Wednesday not to sign a sponsorship deal with the tourism authority of Saudi Arabia, where “women’s rights are severely restricted.” The leaders of two national football federations, including President Gianni Infantino, have warned in a letter to FIFA that unilaterally sealing …

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FIFA report shows Africa is a strong global transfer market


In 2022, African countries were the dominant players in the global player transfer markets across the three reporting categories; Men’s soccer, women’s soccer and amateur soccer. This is according to the 2022 FIFA Global Transfer Report released by FIFA on 20 January. 26 2023. Nigeria, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire are listed. between the top 10 …

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Lionel Messi Regrets Controversy Against the Netherlands at the FIFA World Cup 2022 | football news


FIFA World Cup 2022 winner Lionel Messi regretted his testy exchanges with the Netherlands coach and players during their controversial quarterfinal in Qatar, he said in an interview aired on Monday (January 30). Messi gave his first interview since lifting the trophy in December to Radio Urbana Play of Buenos Aires. The Argentina captain spoke …

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FIFA bans four Uruguay players for World Cup misbehavior


ZURICH (AP) – FIFA banned Uruguayan players Fernando Muslera and Jose Maria Jimenez for four matches on Friday after the team was kicked out of the World Cup last month. Veterans Edinson Cavani and Diego Godin will also serve one-game bans in Uruguay’s next game. Announcing the disciplinary decision, FIFA said, FIFA said all players …

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