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Libya requests World Cup replay after discovering referee’s wife is from Tunisia

The Libyan Football Federation has reportedly demanded that the Football governing body (FIFA) orders a replay of their World Cup qualifier against Tunisia as the Kenyan referee who officiated the game is married to a Tunisian woman. According to a report in the English-language Libya Observer, “The Libyan Football Federation …

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8 shot dead at Texas football watch party

8 people were shot dead on Sunday night when a gunman with multiple weapons barged into his ex-wife’s home and went on a shooting spree. A Texas football watch party had been underway at the single-family home off Spring Creek Parkway in Plano, less than 20 minutes from Dallas, around 8 p.m. when the …

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See the List of 8 Countries That Have Qualified for 2018 World Cup

After a week of International football with stars in action to make things work for their respective countries in the World Cup qualifiers, seven teams have booked their spot in the much awaited tournament, other than the host country Russia. The teams are Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Iran, South Korea, Japan …

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Brazilian Legend, Roberto Carlos, Sentenced to Jail

Brazilian legend, Roberto Carlos, has been sentenced to three months in jail in Brazil for delays in paying more than £15,000 in child support. The former Real Madrid star owes the money to former partner Barbara Thurler, who he has two kids with, and as a result, he was given …

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Wayne Rooney: England Striker Retires From International Football

England’s all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers. The Everton striker was asked by England boss Gareth Southgate to be involved against Malta and Slovakia. “Every time I was selected …

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Popular Somali referee gunned down outside his home in Mogadishu

A prominent Somali referee Osman Jama Dirah was gunned down Thursday night by unknown assailants outside his home in the capital Mogadishu. He was shot multiple times on his way from a neighbouring mosque by two men armed with pistols, a friend of the deceased and former national footballer Anas …

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