Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah came off the bench but did not score as the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts defeated fellow qualifiers Guinea 3-1 Sunday in a warm-up match.
Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani were on target as Uruguay thumped 10-man Ecuador 4-0 in their opening Group C match at the Copa America on Sunday.
Veteran Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches as the US eased to a 3-0 win over Chile on Sunday and joined Sweden in securing their passage to the last 16.
Maurizio Sarri is set to return to Italy to take the vacant managerial role at Juventus and bring the curtain down on a unhappy one-year stay at Chelsea.
Star forward Neymar’s injury absence changes nothing for Brazil at the Copa America, midfielder Casemiro said on Thursday, insisting that the hosts must triumph come what may.
Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday.
An early goal by Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero’s late second gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday that qualified them for the Copa America quarter-finals.
Al Jazira Club has appointed Jurgen Streppel as their new first-team football head coach after reaching an agreement with the Dutchman.
Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to Colombia despite dominating the second half.