FIFA World Cup

Slovenian top football referee Damir Skomina retires

Brdo pri Kranju – The most successful Slovenian football referee Damir Skomina officially announced the end of his career at Monday’s press conference at Brdo pri Kranju. He stated that he wanted to stay in football, revealing that he would run for the presidency of the third division team Izola.

WC Qatar 2022 Qualifiers: Bulgaria Drawn with Italy, Switzerland and N.Ireland

Bulgarian national football team fell into group "C" of the qualifiers in the "Europe" zone for the World Cup in Qatar in 2022.

The "Tricolors", who were in the fourth ballot box, will fight for a place in the first World Cup since 1998 against Italy, Switzerland, Northern Ireland and Lithuania. This was determined by the draw in Zurich.

Maradona’s Death to Be Investigated!

 

Diego Maradona's death was also claimed due to negligence. The lawyer for the Argentine football legend, Matias Moria, asked for an investigation to be carried out.

Maradona, The Hand of God, passed away on Wednesday (11/25/2020) at his residence in Tigre, Buenos Aires. Former Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, ​​Napoli, Sevilla, Newell's Old Boys.

116 Years of FIFA: Here Are Some Facts

On May 21, 1904, in the French capital, Paris, representatives of the football associations of France, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland signed the documents officially establishing the world's largest football association, whose main purpose was the creation of smaller associations to be national representations of the countries of the world.

Slovenian basketball team invited to Olympic qualifiers

The invitation is a consolation of sorts for the reigning European champions missing the recent FIFA World Cup in China, at which they could have a chance to qualify for Tokyo as one of the top two European teams.

This honour went to Spain and France as the top two finishing European teams at the World Cup, while another six slots for the Olympics are also already occupied.

Women's World Cup 2019

The Women's World Cup 2019 competition will be among 24 countries. They will have to play against each other over a four-week tournament in June and July. The competition kicked off on 7th of June 2019.

Groups

Last December in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, the draw took place.

Group A - South Korea, Norway, France and Nigeria

French Football Legend and Former UEFA President Michel Platini Was Arrested

French football legend and former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested this morning.

The reason for the arrest is the investigation into corruption in Qatar at the World Cup in 2022.

He is said to have been taken to the premises of the Anti-Corruption Office of the Judicial Police (OCLCIFF).

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