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FIFA: France is first team to book place in last 16

Doha: Kylian Mbappe scored twice as France booked their place in the last 16 of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over a combative Denmark in the Stadium 974 on Saturday. The striker netted an 86th minute winner, his 14th in the last 12 games for France,…

Hosts Qatar lose to their 2nd match against Senegal 3-1

Doha: FIFA World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar lost 3-1 to Senegal in its group stage match at the 2022 FIFA World Cup here on Friday. Three goals for Senegal were scored by Boulaye Dia (in the 41st minute), Famara Diedhiou (in the 48th minute) and…

Spain drub Costa Rica 7-nil in FIFA World Cup

Forward Gavi made history by taking to the field, becoming 3rd youngest player in FIFA history – at 18 years and 110 days (behind Manuel Rosas 18 yrs, 93 days and great Pele 17 yrs, 239 days.

FIFA WC shocker: Qatar trounced by Ecuador 2-0 in opener

 Doha: The opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 put up a unique record when hosts Qatar were defeated by Ecuador 2-0 in the opening fixture, a first in 92 years' history of premier football tournament WC.  Enner Valencia's brace helped Ecuador…