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South Africa stage bid to host 2027 women’s world cup

South Africa will bid to stage the 2027 Fifa Women’s World Cup, hoping to bring the event to Africa for the first time. South Africa

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REPORT: Qatar controversial six-month training camp ahead of World Cup

The World Cup in Qatar this year is already set to be a unique tournament. The first to take place in a Muslim country in

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FIFA World Cup: Costa Rica pick final slot for Qatar world cup after victory over New Zealand

Costa Rica became the last team to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with victory over New Zealand. In the intercontinental play-off, Costa

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FIFA World Cup: Australia qualify after dramatic shoot out victory against Peru

Australia became the 31st team to book their place at the 2022 World Cup after beating Peru on penalties in an intercontinental play-off in Qatar.

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Lionel Messi score five to move him above Ferenc Puskas in men’s International football

Lionel Messi scored all five of Argentina’s goals as they continued their fine form by thrashing Estonia in a friendly in Pamplona, Spain. The Argentines

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Canada Men’s team refuse to play friendly over bonus dispute

The Canada men’s national team went on strike on Sunday, forcing a friendly with Panama to be called off. The team’s refusal to play revolves

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Salima Mukansanga: Rwanda referee among female referees to officiate at Men’s World Cup in Qatar

Female referees will officiate matches at this year’s men’s World Cup for the first time in the tournament’s history. France’s Stephanie Frappart, Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga

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Giorgio Chiellini: Juventus defender set to retire from International football

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini will retire from international football after the European champions’ friendly against Argentina at Wembley in June. The 37-year-old has made 116

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Ronald Koeman: Former Barcelona coach to replace Louis Van Gaal after World Cup

Ronald Koeman will become the manager of the Netherlands for a second time following the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Koeman, 59, will replace 70-year-old Louis

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It will be revenge time- Ghana FA president Kurt Okraku on facing Uruguay

Ghana are out for “revenge” after being drawn with Uruguay in the group stages of the 2022 World Cup. Their encounter in Group H, where