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Senegal fans clean up stadium after win against Poland

Moscow, Jun 21 (IBNS): Leading by an example, Senegal fans have cleaned up a section of the Spartak Stadium in Moscow after their sporting heroes registered a win against Poland in the FIFA World Cup 2018 on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup: Acid test for Messi as Argentina face Croatia today

Nizhny Novgorod, Jun 21 (IBNS): After a dismal beginning against Iceland in the FIFA World Cup 2018, Argentina will take on Croatia in a crucial match at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium here on Thursday.

Ronaldo's solo goal helps Portugal beat Morocco 1-0

Moscow, June 20 (IBNS); Riding on Christiano Ronaldo's solo goal, Portugal beat Morocco in a World Cup group stage match here on Wednesday.

FIFA World Cup: Senegal beat Poland 2-1

Moscow, Jun 19 (IBNS): Senegal defeated Poland in a group match in the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Spartak Stadium here on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup: Sweden beat South Korea 1-0

Nizhny Novgorod, Jun 18 (IBNS): Sweden defeated South Korea in an encounter in the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium here on Monday.

FIFA World Cup: Iceland compete with Argentina to draw 1-1

Moscow, Jun 16 (IBNS): Putting up a tough fight, Iceland denied a win to Argentina as the match ended in a draw at the Spartak Stadium here on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup: Russia trounce Saudi Arabia in opening match

Moscow, Jun 15 (IBNS): Playing the opening fixture of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in front of the home crowd, host Russia trounced Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Thursday.

36 referees and 63 assistant referees appointed as Russia 2018 Match Officials

Zurich, Mar 30 (IBNS): The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 36 referees and 63 assistant referees, representing 46 different countries, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Italy lose to Sweden, fails to qualify for FIFA World Cup 2018

London, Nov 14 (IBNS): Italy has failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018 to be held in Russia, after losing to Sweden in a playoff match, media reports said.

FIFA Council approves key organisational elements of FIFA World Cup

Kolkata, Oct 27 (IBNS): The FIFA Council convened in Kolkata on Friday and decided on a few important elements related to the FIFA World Cup, for both next year’s edition in Russia and the future of football’s showpiece competition.

Hisense becomes official sponsor of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Zurich, Apr 6 (IBNS): Hisense, one of China’s largest consumer electronics companies, has become an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, an official release stated.

FIFA U-17 WC: Kolkata to host final

Kolkata, Mar 27 (IBNS): Following a week-long inspection tour of the six venues chosen for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, and with less than 200 days to go until the footballing talents of the future compete on the pitch, FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have released the official match schedule and unveiled the tournament slogan.

FIFA World Cup to expand to 48 teams from 2026

Zurich, Jan 10 (IBNS): The FIFA Council has unanimously decided in favour of expanding the FIFA World Cup to a 48-team competition as of the 2026 edition.