U. S SOCCER RELEASES DATES FOR THE USMNT QUALIFYING GAMES

Ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup coming up next year, the United States Soccer has released a full list of the fixtures and dates on which the United States Men’s National Team will be playing their qualifying games as they gear up preparations for the prestigious football tournament next year.

The dates were discussed at a meeting which was held by the involved board of directors who all deliberated and joined heads together to conclude on the dates that would be ideal enough for the games to be played. The general manager of the board, Brian McBride was responsible for releasing the fixtures calendar for both 2021 and 2022 and they both contain the entirety of the sporting events that the country will be participating in this year and the next.
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                            Dean Kiely Appointed New Ireland Goalkeeping Coach

Ith the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar drawing nearer and nearer, the different participating teams have continued to make preparations as they try to ensure that they are fully ready and prepared to head into the tournament with everything they can get. One of such sides who have been making preparations is the Republic of Ireland.


Ireland have announced that they have appointed Dean Kiely as the country’s men’s national football team goalkeeping coach following some negotiations between both parties. The nation’s former international player will now join the coaching staff which is headed by Stephen Kenny as they look to gear up preparations ahead of the showdown tournament next year. Continue reading                             Dean Kiely Appointed New Ireland Goalkeeping Coach

HOW AL AHLY SEALED TOURNAMENT TICKET

Al Ahly have booked their place at the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup tournament in Qatar next month after they saw off arch rivals Zamalek in the CAF Champions League final towards the end of last year. Al Ahly beat Zamalek 2-1 in the CAF Champions League final to clinch a spot at the tournament billed to hold from February 1 to February 11 in Doha, Qatar. Qatar is also the host for World Cup 2022 tournament. The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup tournament is seen as a medium to get Qatar ready for the aforementioned World Cup 2022 tournament.


Al Ahlyprevailed at the end of the Champions League final clash billed as the ‘Final of the Century’. The Red Devils as Al Ahly are fondly called were able to clinch a record ninth title with the slender win recorded at the end of the match between the two teams from Cairo. Al Ahly and rivals Zamalek made history as the first Champions League final to be contested by two teams from the same country. Continue reading HOW AL AHLY SEALED TOURNAMENT TICKET

SCOTLAND BOSS DELIGHTED WITH W/CUP DRAW

 

Scotland national football team manager Steve Clarke has expressed his delight at a favourable draw for the World Cup 2022 qualifiers in the European section. The World Cup 2022 draw was held earlier this month and Steve Clarke is happy with the outcome of that draw. According to him, his team could have been drawn with tougher teams though he was quick to warn that the group is still dangerous. Steve Clarke spoke to Sky Sports about the draw which has placed Scotland in Group F.


Scotland will fight for a place at the World Cup 2022 in Qatar alongside five other teams in Group F. Denmark, Austria, Israel, Faroe Islands and Moldova are the other teams in the group. Steve Clarke has warned that they can’t take the group lightly despite avoiding the big guns in their group as he said that Denmark and Austria are good teams before adding that they were in Pot 1 and Pot 2 respectively for a reason. Continue reading SCOTLAND BOSS DELIGHTED WITH W/CUP DRAW

Qatar Hopes to Attract the Indian Eyes

 

Former FIFA president Shape Blatter commented that India is the sleeping giant of the football world. Indians are fond of football. During the World Cup events, the whole country gets divided as different people support different teams. The roads of the country get covered with flags of the Football giants like Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Spain, and so on. The football fanatics stay awake in the nights to witness the clashes of their favorite teams. This is why Qatar is hoping that most of the matches will be seen by Indian football lovers.


The channels will gain TRP during the tournament. The football federation of Qatar is thinking to keep the timing of the matches as per the convenience of the Indian people who love to watch football matches. The CEO of the organizing authorities has confirmed that the matches will be played in such slots when the Indian audiences will be able to see them on the television.
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