Indonesian goalkeeper dies after mid-game collision

Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club Persela in East Java, collapsed just before half-time after Sunday’s accidental clash with Brazilian midfielder Ramon Rodrigues. Video footage showed the father of two clutching his […]

Real Madrid eye third Club World Cup title

Real Madrid’s Spanish defender Sergio Ramos (C) holds the trophy as he celebrates with teammates after winning the UEFA Super Cup final football match between Real Madrid and Manchester United on August 8, 2017, at the Philip II Arena in Skopje. Defending champions Real Madrid will play the winner of a play-off between the Asian […]

FIFA fines Nigeria $30,800, NFF appeals

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday expressed surprise at the $30,800 fine slammed on the country by world football ruling body, FIFA for alleged crowd encroachment during the Super Eagles 4-0 thrashing of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo in a 2018 World Cup qualifier last month. The NFF, which said […]