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Altus Football Final 2019 takes place at St George’s Park 

An initiative founded by professional footballer Kashif Siddiqi, Altus Football seeks to boost diversity and opportunity through sport Final taking place on Saturday 30thMarch between Birmingham, Bradford, Derby and East London Attending the final will be Kashif Siddiqi, former professional footballers Clarke Carlisle, Cherno Samba and Carlton Cole as well as the founder of UK’s first Ramadan Midnight Football League ...

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Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil rally past Czech Republic 3-1

Photo: Brazil’s Roberto Firmino, left, breaks away from Czech Republic’s Marek Suchy, right, to score his side’s first goal during the international friendly soccer match between the Czech Republic and Brazil at the Sinobo stadium in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Prague, Mar 27 : Substitute Gabriel Jesus scored twice in the second half as Brazil came from ...

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AFC U-23 Champs: Bangladesh taste maiden victory beating Sri Lanka 2-0

Dhaka, Mar 26 : Bangladesh U-23 team tasted the maiden victory in the 13th match of the AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers beating Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in the last Group B match at the Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Isa Town, Bahrain on Tuesday evening. Bangladesh Youth team, which have already been eliminated from the meet losing their first ...

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Mbappe, Griezmann, Giroud score as France routs Iceland 4-0

Photo: France’s Kylian Mbappe, left, passes the ball for the opening goal next to Iceland’s Kari Arnason during the Euro 2020 group H qualifying soccer match between France and Iceland at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, outside Paris, France, Monday, March 25, 2019. Paris, Mar 26 : World champion France fully capitalized on Iceland’s defensive deficiencies and lack ...

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Messi to play for Argentina in Copa America, coach says

Photo: Argentina’s Lionel Messi runs with the ball during an international friendly soccer match between Argentina and Venezuela at Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, March 22, 2019. Buenos Aires, Mar 26 : Lionel Messi will play for Argentina in the Copa America in June in Brazil, according to coach Lionel Scaloni on Monday. Scaloni, speaking in Morocco where ...

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Germany celebrate Schulz hits last-minute winner for Germany

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman says he regrets not making a late defensive switch after Germany scored a last-minute winner in their Euro 2020 Group C qualifying game in Amsterdam. Nico Schulz’s goal ensured Joachim Low’s side gained revenge over their hosts, who had scored two late goals against Germany in November to reach the Nations League finals. “I wanted to ...

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Brazil held by Panama to 1-1 in friendly played in Portugal

Photo: Panama’s Anibal Godoy, left, fights for the ball with Brazil’s Felipe Anderson during the friendly soccer match between Brazil and Panama at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Portugal, Mar 24 : Brazil was held by Panama to 1-1 in a friendly played in Portugal on Saturday. Lucas Paqueta opened the scoring for Brazil in ...

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Venezuela beats Argentina 3-1 to spoil Messi’s return

Photo: Argentina’s Lionel Messi runs with the ball during an international friendly soccer match between Argentina and Venezuela at Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, March 22, 2019. Madrid, Mar 23 : Lionel Messi’s international return didn’t do much to help Argentina regain top form. Messi was back on Friday for the first time since the 2018 World Cup ...

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Jamie Day looking forward to Bahrain challenge

Bangladesh U23 national team head coach Jamie Day has termed his team’s first match against hosts Bahrain as a “tough challenge” but one that both he and his players are looking forward to. “We are looking forward to the game. We need to make sure that everything is organized and everyone does their job correctly,” said Jamie Day while talking ...

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33rd Infantry Division clinches Bangladesh Army Hockey title

Photo: Courtesy The 33rd Infantry Division emerged champions and the 24th Infantry Division finished runners-up in the Bangladesh Army Hockey Championship that concluded on Thursday (March 21) ) at the Hockey Turf of Bangladesh Krira Shikka Protishtan (BKSP) in Savar. M Ahsan Habib of the 33rd Infantry Division was adjudged the best player while M Sohel Miah of the 55th ...

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