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  • Giroud: I'm available if needed at World Cup

    May 28, 2014 8:04 AM 15

    France striker Olivier Giroud believes he will have an important role to play at the World Cup after scoring twice in their 4-0 win over Norway. Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema is expected to be Didier Deschamps' first-choice forward in Brazil but was rested for the Stade de France friendly on account of his exploits in Saturday's Champions League

  • Rio Jilts World Cup as $11 Billion Bill Sours Brazil

    May 28, 2014 7:45 AM 17

    Rio de Janeiro’s streets undergo the same transformation every four years when Brazil’s national soccer team prepares to play in a World Cup. Murals appear on walls, banners and streamers hang from lampposts and roads bear messages urging the sport’s most successful nation to capture one more title. Yet take a look around the “Marvelous City” with just 15 days to kickoff

  • Owino's dilemma

    May 28, 2014 7:27 AM 52

    VERSATILE Gor Mahia defender David Owino also know as ‘Calabar’ is facing the race against time to be fit for this afternoon’s Harambee Stars trip to Comoros. Stars coach Adel Amrouche revealed that the dependable sustained the injury while playing for Gor in their Sunday’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of Tusker in the KPL Top eight tournament. “David got an injury

  • Cameroon-Paraguay Preview: African's warm up against Victor Genes' out of form side

    May 28, 2014 7:08 AM 31

    Cameroon continue their preparations for the World Cup against Paraguay boosted by the news that Pierre Webo's injury is not serious. Volker Finke's men produced a decent performance to earn a 2-0 win over Macedonia in Austria on Monday as they build towards the World Cup, which they begin against Mexico on June 13. Webo was on target with an acrobatic

  • Heineken treats foosball champs to Champions League screening in Ibiza

    May 28, 2014 6:43 AM 17

    Heineken last week flew three lucky Kenyan consumers to the legendary island of Ibiza for an exclusive live screening of the UEFA Champions League, which was held on Saturday 24th May. The two winners, representing Team Gidrews from Sheba Lounge in Mombasa, won the once in a lifetime trip after beating stiff competition to emerge the champions of the 2014 Heineken

  • Mauricio Pochettino handed youth focus with new Tottenham job

    May 28, 2014 6:18 AM 18

    Tottenham hinted they will invest in youth development rather than the transfer market after naming Mauricio Pochettino as their new boss. Chairman Daniel Levy handed a five-year contract to the Argentine and said his work with young English players at Southampton was key to the choice. Pochettino helped Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw and Jay Rodriguez become

  • Ex-Oxford City youngster happy with Scotland choice (From Bicester Advertiser)

    May 28, 2014 6:06 AM 17

    FORMER Oxford City player Ikechi Anya says he has no regrets about choosing to play for Scotland even though he could have been preparing for a World Cup with Nigeria, who the Tartan Army face tonight (8pm). The Glasgow-born Anya has a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother, but opted for his country of birth, earning his first cap in September

  • Nigeria vs Scotland : Pre-World Cup Friendly May 28, 2014 Prediction, Lineups, and TV Schedule

    May 28, 2014 5:20 AM 19

    The Nigeria vs Scotland pre-World Cup friendly will be played this Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (12:00 PM Pacific). Nigeria will measure forces with Scotland at the emblematic Craven Cottage in London for another preparation match leading up to the World Cup that is just around the corner. After the arrival of Stephen Keshi to the helm of the Super Eagles

  • Poch's exit a wake-up call to Saints board (From Basingstoke Gazette)

    May 28, 2014 5:04 AM 14

    The grim announcement many had feared, and increasingly expected, broke in the early evening as Saints confirmed they had accepted the resignation of Mauricio Pochettino and Tottenham announced his appointment as their new manager. It was hardly a great surprise to anybody, but many Saints supporters had harboured hopes this was all media speculation

  • Origi boost for stars in comoros: Top goalkeeper arrives for qualifier match in Moroni

    May 28, 2014 2:22 AM 16

    Updated Tuesday, May 27th 2014 at 21:06 GMT +3 Harambee Stars camp has been boosted by the arrival of top goalkeeper Arnold Origi ahead of Friday’s return Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros. The team departs for Moroni, the capital of Comoros, this afternoon aboard a special flight by Fly540. Origi missed the first leg which Kenya won 1-0 due to club engagements