FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

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Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

14 Oct 2020

Neymar moves second behind Pele in Brazil's all-time scorers list

Brazil's Neymar moved behind Pele in the nation's all-time leading scorer list.

Ronaldo becomes the first European to score 100 international goals

09 Sep 2020

Ronaldo becomes the first European to score 100 international goals

Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo became the first European to surpass the 100-goal mark in international football.

India's FIFA World Cup qualifiers postponed: Details here

06 Mar 2020

India's FIFA World Cup qualifiers postponed: Details here

The Indian men football team's next FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar has been postponed.

Ranking the best hat-tricks by Cristiano Ronaldo in international football

17 Nov 2019

Ranking the best hat-tricks by Cristiano Ronaldo in international football

Portuguese football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is considered the GOAT, not just from his nation, but also in world football today, alongside Lionel Messi.

Sunil Chhetri issues an apology after India's draw against Bangladesh

16 Oct 2019

Sunil Chhetri issues an apology after India's draw against Bangladesh

The Indian men's football team missed the plot in a World Cup qualifier in Kolkata on Tuesday night.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

04 Sep 2019

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

The Indian national men's football team opens its 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against Oman on Thursday.

Five most bizarre goals in the history of football

14 Aug 2019

Five most bizarre goals in the history of football

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To reach top ten in Asia will take time: Chhetri

30 Jul 2019

To reach top ten in Asia will take time: Chhetri

In a candid discussion, Indian football superstar Sunil Chhetri shared his views on the nation's place among Asian football powerhouses.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face a tricky test

19 Jul 2019

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face a tricky test

The Indian men's football team will start its preparations for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. They are scheduled to take place from September onwards.

2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia vs Egypt preview

19 Jun 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia vs Egypt preview

2018 FIFA World Cup hosts Russia cruised in their first match with a 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia.

US miss out on FIFA World Cup berth

11 Oct 2017

US miss out on FIFA World Cup berth

For the first time since 1986, US national team failed to qualify for FIFA World Cup, the 2-1 loss to Trinidad & Tobago being the final nail in the coffin.

FIFA World Cup: Germany and England seal World Cup berths

06 Oct 2017

FIFA World Cup: Germany and England seal World Cup berths

Defending champions Germany booked their spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, beating Northern Ireland 3-1, as England too sealed their World Cup berth in a tepid 1-0 victory over Slovenia.

South Africa vs Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed

07 Sep 2017

South Africa vs Senegal World Cup qualifier to be replayed

The 2018 World Cup qualification match between South Africa and Senegal will be replayed, a year after it took place, in last November.

Syria keeps the World Cup hopes alive with play-offs qualification

06 Sep 2017

Syria keeps the World Cup hopes alive with play-offs qualification

Syrian football team kept their nation's hopes of World Cup qualification alive, after a 2-2 draw against Iran in the third round of Asian qualifiers.

Argentina draw again, Chile lose

06 Sep 2017

Argentina draw again, Chile lose

Argentina and Chile's World Cup qualification hopes were left hanging after both the teams slipped up once again.

USA lose to Costa Rica, World Cup spot in danger

02 Sep 2017

USA lose to Costa Rica, World Cup spot in danger

USA suffered an embarrassing 0-2 loss to visiting Costa Ricans.

Coutinho stars in Brazil win

01 Sep 2017

Coutinho stars in Brazil win

Philippe Coutinho produced a scintillating display in second-half to help Brazil register a 2-0 win over Ecuador and guarantee top spot in South America's 2018 World Cup qualifying race.

Argentina beat Colombia in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

16 Nov 2016

Argentina beat Colombia in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

After losing to Brazil in the previous match, Argentina bounced back with captain Lionel Messi scoring a goal in a 3-2 win against Colombia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

Neymar outshines Messi as Brazil beat Argentina 3-0

11 Nov 2016

Neymar outshines Messi as Brazil beat Argentina 3-0

Argentina's campaign in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers continued to face struggle after a 3-0 defeat by Brazil.

Spain crush Liechtenstein 8-0 in FIFA World Cup qualifiers

06 Sep 2016

Spain crush Liechtenstein 8-0 in FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Spain started their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign in a fantastic way as they beat Liechtenstein 8-0 in the opening game of UEFA Group G.