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  • Cash-rich Real Madrid wins the Trophy but Atlético shows what grit can do

    May 27, 2014 12:09 AM 11

    Real Madrid, the world's most expensive football club, finally justified all those hundreds of millions showered over its star purchases by winning its 10th European Champions League title, early Sunday morning, India time. Real has waited long for this win, called the "Decima" after a traditional 10-stanza form of poetry popular in Spain. It last won in 2002, and since

  • Dzeko Reluctant In Moving To Italy

    May 26, 2014 10:13 PM 16

    Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko admits some reluctance about moving to Italy, saying he had negative perception for Italian league. “As a kid, my reference was Serie A. I supported Milan, the best players were there, it was a spectacle. “Now, everything is different. The perception we have of Italy is negative. There are too many scandals, the stadiums

  • World Cup Preview, Group A: Cameroon

    May 26, 2014 9:48 PM 16

    The Indomitable Lions are our preview focus here. He’s the most famous and decorated Cameroon footballer of all time and we couldn’t look anywhere else than at Samuel Eto’o. With 55 goals in 112 games for Cameroon, it’s a strike rate as good as any in international football. Sure, as Mourinho will testify, he is getting on in years, but his predatory

  • Top Ghana players to watch out for at the World Cup

    May 26, 2014 9:36 PM 28

    Ghana made their first appearance in the Fifa World Cup in 2006 (Germany) and have since not looked back. They were the hope of Africa at South Africa 2010 but could only manage a quarter-finals finish – the best an African side has ever reached. ASAMOAH GYAN - Al AinThe striker, who is currently the nation’s all-time top goalscorer, will be in Brazil

  • Stars Train With Fifa's Official World Cup Ball

    May 26, 2014 8:37 PM 12

    Ghana have started to practice with the official 2014 World Cup ball, the ‘Brazuca’ even before the tournament starts in Brazil. The Black Stars will face the United States, Germany and Portugal next month in Group G. Kwesi Appiah’s players, who have gathered in Arnhem, Holland since Sunday have been using the Official Match Ball for their preparations

  • AC Milan set to replace Seedorf with Inzaghi

    May 26, 2014 7:57 PM 7

    The former Netherlands international took over at San Siro in January following the sacking of Massimiliano Allegri and led the club to an eighth-placed finish in Serie A. However, he has not done enough to keep his job after the relationship between coach and board deteriorated during his five-month spell. Milan have been searching for a replacement

  • Bangladesh Appoint Former Zimbabwe Skipper Heath Streak as Bowling Coach

    May 26, 2014 6:14 PM 9

    Former Zimbabwe skipper Heath Streak, who represented Zimbabwe in 65 Tests and 189 ODIs, has signed a two-year contract. His first assignment will be a three-match ODI series against India next month. Dhaka: Bangladesh on Monday appointed former Zimbabwe skipper Heath Streak as the national bowling coach for two years ahead of the three one-dayers against

  • Rodgers targeting Champions League glory with Liverpool

    May 26, 2014 6:06 PM 8

    The Reds return to Europe's elite club competition for the first time in five years next season in pot three of the draw, making a tough group assignment likely. Brendan Rodgers expects Liverpool to be tough to beat in the Champions League next season as he looks to turn it into a leading club in Europe. The Reds boss was rewarded with a new long-term

  • Real Madrid make history with La Decima

    May 26, 2014 6:03 PM 26

    All eyes of the footballing world were firmly fixed on Lisbon on Saturday night. For the first time in Champions League history, two sides from the same city met in the final. La Liga champions Atletico Madrid earned the respect of many this season year and came to the Estádio da Luz looking for a first European Cup title. They almost succeeded, but Real defender

  • AFC Leopards’ team doctor finally arrives in Sudan

    May 26, 2014 5:54 PM 12

    GOtv Shield champions AFC Leopards’ have finally acquired services of a team doctor in the on-going Cecafa Nile Basin tournament in Khartoum, Sudan. Patrick Ngusale finally linked up with Ingwe on Monday ahead of the team’s second Group ‘B’ match against Mbeya City of Tanzania. “Team doctor arrived on Monday and was in dug outs against Mbeya City. It was very unfortunate