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What's in store for Hienghene Sport at the Club World Cup?
19:00 Friday 29th November 2019

Remember in 2013, when Tahiti went to the Confederations Cup? The tiny Polynesian island nation travelled to Brazil thanks to their victory in the 2012 OFC Nations Cup. Within a few months, Tahiti had gone from games against Vanuata and Samoa…

Premier League
Three realistic Nabil Fekir alternatives for Liverpool
08:00 Tuesday 12th June 2018

The announcement videos had been curated. The analysis had been drafted. The ‘Welcome to Liverpool’ graphics designed. ‘Liverpool Twitter’ were already intoxicated by the idea of adding Nabil Fekir, drunkenly staggering…

The most annoying things from the 2017/18 pre-season
13:30 Thursday 10th August 2017

Is there anyone who truly enjoys pre-season football? The players openly admit (after retiring) how little they enjoy their trips around the world and would no doubt prefer to have a few more weeks at home with their families instead of traipsing…

5 faces to watch from Germany's Confederations Cup triumph
20:00 Tuesday 4th July 2017

The FIFA Confederations Cup usually serves as the penultimate global football tournament before the FIFA World Cup takes center stage. The 2017 version was won by a weakened Germany team who proved too strong all the same. For a German team…

Winners and losers from the 2017 Confederations Cup
16:15 Tuesday 4th July 2017

The Confederations Cup is over and Germany somehow managed to shut us all by strolling to the title. It was an interesting two weeks of non-stop football imbued with loads of excitement, innovations and heartbreak. There were some densely-packed…

What we extracted from the Confederations Cup Final
13:05 Monday 3rd July 2017

In the final of the 2017 Confederations Cup,  it was the World Cup champions Germany who went toe to toe with Copa America holders, Chile. The two best teams in the tournament gave us a final worth remembering as Germany secured a precious…

How Portugal can beat Chile in the Confederations Cup semi-final
10:30 Wednesday 28th June 2017

It's hard to call any team with Cristiano Ronaldo in it an underdog, but let's be frank here, Portugal are not a good side. They‘re a team that relies on individual moments of brilliance rather than cohesive team play. They frauded their way…

A League
Anyone for a Kiwi Lionel Messi?
17:30 Tuesday 27th June 2017

Over the Confederations Cup coverage, especially in the games involving New Zealand, you may have heard the moniker “Kiwi Lionel Messi”. But who is this New Zealander likened to one of the world's best players? Born, Marco Rodrigo Rojas, the…

World Cup
Will the Video Assisted Referee be a help or a hindrance?
17:30 Monday 26th June 2017

Technology these days is becoming more advanced and it is now starting to be implemented more within our sports. With the introduction of Video Assisted Referees slowly being brought into our beautiful game is it beneficial or is it disruptive…

African World Cup win still unlikely as Cameroon fail in Confederations Cup
15:30 Monday 26th June 2017

The legendary Brazilian footballer Pele once declared that an African team would soon win the World Cup after an impressive display by the Cameroon players during the 1990 tournament in Italy. However, there has been no real sign of that prediction…

What we learnt from Portugal's 1-0 win over Confederations Cup hosts, Russia.
13:39 Thursday 22nd June 2017

In their second group game of the Confederations Cup, Portugal locked horns with the tournament hosts, Russia. In front of 42,000 screaming Russians, Cristiano Ronaldo was able to silence the home nations' support with a bullet header in the…

Confederations Cup
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 - Opening day
15:27 Monday 19th June 2017

The FIFA Confederations Cup is upon us. The warm-up for the world cup. Whilst nowhere near as exciting as the real McCoy, this mini tournament will be an opportunity to observe good football. The primary day kicked off with Russia playing New…

Rest Of The World
All you need to know about the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
13:30 Wednesday 14th June 2017

Once again, the scourge of the FIFA Confederations Cup is upon us. The quadrennial tournament, which serves as a dress rehearsal for the World Cup, as always, promises to thrill soccer fans.    Here's a tip of what you must know ahead of the…

World Cup
Six Strikers to Watch in the Confederations Cup
11:00 Friday 2nd June 2017

Russia 2018 looms ever closer. Yet, prior to that, we have its preparation tournament, aka the Confederations Cup. Eight nations, some of which treat it a lot more seriously than others, contest a fortnight's worth of football for a lesser…

European Football
The Forgotten Cup(s): FIFA Confederations Cup
09:00 Wednesday 22nd June 2016

The Confederations Cup is held every four years and sees the best national teams compete in a small-scale tournament. The contemporary tournament is held one year before a world cup and works as a warm up for the footballing body hosting football's…