Rostov Arena: All you need to know

FIFA.com continues its series introducing fans to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ stadiums, which are preparing to welcome both fans and the best footballers on the planet. Today we present the Rostov Arena, where five-time world champions Brazil begin their campaign against Switzerland on 17 June.    Rostov Arena  

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ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT Greedy Russian hotel bosses boosting FIFA World Cup room prices by 5,000 per cent for England fans

The Agora in Kaliningrad is one of the hotels trying to take advantage of a spike in demand, with four group stage matches being played in the area including England’s match against Belgium on June 28. The hotel normally charges just 2,400 roubles (£30) per night. But during the World Cup, prices on online travel agent Booking.com […]

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Argentina Midfielder Rigoni: Nigeria Our Biggest Opponents In Russia 2018 Group D

Argentina midfielder, Emiliano Rigoni, has singled Nigeria out as La Albiceleste biggest threat at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Argentina and Nigeria will clash in the final group game in Saint Petersburg on June 26. La Albiceleste will also clash World Cup newcomers Iceland and Croatia Group D.‎   games against Nigeria

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LUCKY SD 5-A-SIDE TEAM FOR 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

Castle Lager has presented a rare opportunity to a local five-a-side soccer team to rub shoulders with the World’s best on the biggest stage in global football. A new and biggest five-a-side football tournament in the continent styled Castle Africa 5s was launched before high profile guests and media personalities at Discovery Soccer Park in […]

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Buying interest to boost Bursa

The equity market is expected to be relatively good for first quarter of 2018 as analysts believe the spill-over effect of the favorable seasonal factor coupled with improved buying interest/momentum to be the supporting factor for the positive uptrend. Emphasising that the trend is a short-run, Kenanga Investment Bank Research said as at end-2018 the […]

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FKF reveals names of 2018 FIFA referees

According to FKF’s website – footballkenya.org, Yiembe went through Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) sponsored course for two years in Zurich, Switzerland courtesy of FKF, consequently gaining promotion to the elite league. “We have had Kenyan referees represent us in the CAF Champions League, African Nations Championships (CHAN) and the World Cup, which is a […]

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Mutko Steps Down from Russian Football Role

Mutko told reporters in Russia today he was stepping down to dispute his Olympic ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The IOC included a lifetime ban for Mutko for his role as Sports Minister during the manipulation of the doping lab at the Sochi Olympics. Mutko also served as head of organizing the […]

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Real Madrid Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Kepa Arrizabalaga’s January Move

Both the stopper and Los Blancos would prefer to do business in January, but despite his contract status, the Basque club are unlikely to sell at a reduced fee. Bilbao survive on their youth setup and are notoriously difficult to negotiate with.     Rumours on Kepa Arrizabalaga’s

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World Cup 2018: six of St Petersburg’s best hotels and restaurants

While Moscow will attract diehard soccer fans to 2018 Fifa World Cup with the 12 games it hosts – including the June 14 tournament opener and July 15 final – St Petersburg appeals to discerning travellers who love art, history and occasionally, soccer, for its seven World Cup matches and thousands of historic and luxurious dining places […]

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Lionel Messi’s son Thiago not football crazy like Luis Suarez’s boy, Benja

Lionel Messi says his two sons could not have more different personalities, describing his youngest Mateo as “terrible” while the older Thiago is not as football-obsessed as his friend Benjamin Suarez, son of Messi Sr.’s Barcelona teammate, Luis.   Lionel Messi’s son Thiago

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