Tournament hosts Russia got their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign off to a perfect start today when they spanked Saudi Arabia 5-0 courtesy of a brace from Denis Cheryshev and other goals from Yury Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin. The goals from Dzyuba and Golovin came in stoppage time as Putin’s men put on a spectacular show for their leader in Moscow.
Photo: President of the Jamaica Football Federation, Captain Horace Burrell
The President of the Jamaica Football Federation, captain Horace Burrell is dead. Burrell who had been ailing for some time passed away peacefully in Florida on Tuesday.
Burrell had the vision and foresight need to get Jamaica to qualify for the World Cup of football in 1998 in his first stint as President of the JFF between 1994 and returned to the top post in 2007 until the time of his passing, he was 67 years old.
Photo: Panamanian defender Richard Dixon out jumps Giles Barnes to head clear in the World Cup qualifier on Friday night at the National Stadium. Panama defeated Jamaica 2-0.
Jamaica's Reggae Boyz were held at gunpoint and were robbed 2-0 by tricky Panamanian team in their opening game in the fourth round of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying campaign at "The Office" on Friday night. A peach of a free kick from Armando Cooper and an own goal from Wes Brown was enough to ensure Panama head home with three points in the bag.
Photo: Fans gather on the field at the Stade de France (AP)
The Stade de France Stadium was sent into a frenzy on Friday night after the completion of the World Cup qualifier involving the home team France and Germany. The match ended 2-0 in favour of the French team over the World Champions.
As the fans and spectators make ready their way to exit the Stadium, loud explosions were heard sending the masses scampering for covers. Most of them took to the infield, huddling together after the final whistle, before being evacuated.