Posts Tagged International soccer

Russia: UEFA may create football league in annexed Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says UEFA may set up its own directly administered football league in the disputed region of Crimea.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mexico to play Ecuador and Paraguay in US in March

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico will play a pair of exhibition games in the U.S. in March.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Republic of Congo surprises Gabon 1-0 at African Cup

Congo’s Prince Oniangue, left, is challenged by Gabon’s Andre Poko, during their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Republic of Congo ground out a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday, its first at the tournament in over two decades, to go top of Group A.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rep. of Congo leaps to top of Group A with surprise win

Congo's soccer players celebrate after winning their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match against Gabon in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Unfancied Republic of Congo went top of Group A at the African Cup of Nations with a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon on Wednesday after host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso played out a 0-0 draw.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fans throw rocks at police, get tear-gassed at African Cup

Equatorial Guinea's soccer fan gestures during the African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match between Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Witnesses say fans threw rocks at police, who responded by firing tear gas outside the African Cup of Nations game between host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso on Wednesday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,