SALAH NAMED NEW EGYPT CAPTAIN

Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah, who also plays for the Egypt national team, has been named as the permanent captain of his country’s football team. The Reds star is currently on 45 goals for his country and surpassed (late) Hassan El-Shazli, who played club football for Tersana and scored as many as 44 goals for his nation.

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The decision was made this week by the country’s national team head coach Hossam El-Badry who said he had already asked for the opinion of the rest of the players before deciding who was the best choice for the role.
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TWO OF THE FIFA 2022 WORLD CUP STADIUMS TO HOST CLUB WORLD CUP

World football governing body FIFA has confirmed that two of the selected venues for the FIFA World Cup Qatar holding in 2022 will be used for the FIFA Club World Cup games next month. While football fans around the world are still patiently waiting for the prestigious tournament to take place, they have decided to first partake in another international tournament that will involve clubs this time around.

The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup Qatar is set to take place from the 4th day of February to the 11th day of the same month this year in Doha. And the Qatar News Agency (QNA) has also moved swiftly to confirm the reports of the two Stadiums that will be used. (more…)

ENGLAND SET TO KNOW QUALIFYING OPPONENTS

 

England manager Gareth Southgate and his players will know their opponents when the drawfor the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers takes place in the European section. The drawwill take place in Zurich, Switzerland at the start of next week.The drawfor World Cup 2022 qualifiers amongst the European nations is set for Monday, December 7, 2020. The World Cup 2022 tournament will hold from November 21 to December 18, 2022 in the Asian nation of Qatar.


The draw for World Cup 2022 would be different from the other editions due to the present Coronavirus-affected times. The draw at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich is set to be a virtual affair as no member nation would be present to witness the event scheduled for 6pm local time or 5pm GMT. (more…)

Xavi: Want to Assure World Cup 2022 is Greatest

 

Xavi Hernandez, the legend from Barcelona has applauded the work that has been done by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy of Qatar after the completion of the stadium in Education City. It is the 3rd World Cup 2022 venue that has been completed and was inaugurated on time even amidst the pandemic.


The great Spanish player said that the completion of this stadium shows that better times are on its way. As per him, he has spoken a lot about Qatar’s progress regarding the World Cup even when they had been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The midfielder has also shown his gratitude towards the frontline workers like the doctors and the nurses who are leading the fight against this pandemic.
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Swans vs. Rovers: Defeat or a Ticket to Glory

The Swans have an opportunity to defeat a playoff rival Blackburn Rovers at Ewood. The Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan was suspended for the hosts after getting his 10th yellow card of the season in his team’s 0-0 draw with Stoke City. Players Joe Rothwell and Sam Gallagher have returned from their injuries after the play with the Stokes. However, Blackburn Rovers have concerns about their fitness. Midfielders Lewis Holtby and Bradley Dack will not be playing in the match.

On the Swansea City’s side, Midfielder Wayne Routledge will not be playing because of his knee injury, defender Mike Van Der Hoorn because of a knee injury and midfielder George Byers because of an ankle injury. Despite all these shortcomings, Swansea City is hopeful that Bersant Celina may return to the game after being off-field during the match with Fulham where they lost by 1-0 due to illness.

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Kristoffer Nordfeldt is Open for Exit in January

He accepts that he is frustrated because of his performance at the Swansea City and it would be good for me to move on. Kristoffer Nordfeldt the Swansea City goalkeeper accept that he could be moved on in the Window of January amid disappointment at the first-team opportunities.


This season he has not been seen in action, even for a single minute during the championship in this entire, despite many run-outs in the League Cup, with boss Steve Cooper making Freddie Woodman his number one. And, also talking about the efforts of Erwin Mulder the Dutch keeper in recent weeks, it seems that Nordfeldt has come down the pecking order at SA1.
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