Ghana’s Mubarak Wakaso vies for the ball with Cameroon’s Karl Toko Ekambi during their Africa Cup of Nations match on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
Al Jazira are delighted to announce the signing of the prolific Brazilian striker Marcos da Silva Franca. The 29 year-old Marcos da Silva França, popularly known as Keno or Marcos Keno, will join his new ‘Pride of Abu Dhabi’ team-mates
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
Barcelona’s 16-year-old starlet Ansu Fati was granted Spanish citizenship on Friday, a government spokeswoman said, meaning he will be able to represent Spain at international level.
Yokohama: New Zealand captain Kieran Read said Saturday’s highly anticipated clash with South Africa is one of the biggest matches of his career as the All Blacks launch their bid
Fernandinho stepped seamlessly into Manchester City’s backline in midweek to ease Pep Guardiola’s defensive woes but the Premier League champions know their stretched resources