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Micho Feeling the Pressure as Zamalek Draw with Lowly FC Masr

Micho Feeling the Pressure as Zamalek Draw with Lowly FC Masr

🕔22:33, 7.Oct 2019

By Satish Sekar at Cairo’s Al-Sabah Stadium © Satish Sekar (October 6th 2019) Under Pressure Milutin (Micho) Srejdović, coach of Zamalek, was reportedly ‘too angry’ to face reporters after his team’s drab 1-1 draw against FC Masr, which is only

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The Best – Controversy? (Part One)

The Best – Controversy? (Part One)

🕔12:12, 26.Sep 2019

By Satish Sekar in Milano © Satish Sekar (September 25th 2019) Interred with their Bones In William Shakespeare’s Julius Cæsar, Mark Antony eulogises his slain commander: “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with

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The Best – Winners

The Best – Winners

🕔16:25, 25.Sep 2019

By Satish Sekar in Milano © Satish Sekar (September 23rd 2019) Individual Awards Barçelona and Argentina’ Lionel Messi won his 6th Best Men’s Player Award, one more than his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, who snubbed the event. Liverpool and Netherlands, UEFA

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Unconvincing Wales Keep Hopes Alive

Unconvincing Wales Keep Hopes Alive

🕔08:13, 9.Sep 2019

By Satish Sekar at Cardiff City Stadium © Satish Sekar (September 6th 2019) Just After a disappointing summer campaign, Ryan Giggs saw his young Wales team keep their hopes of qualification for Euro 2020 alive. Wales beat Azerbaijan, rated 109

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Marseille Spoil Nice’s Day

Marseille Spoil Nice’s Day

🕔16:13, 29.Aug 2019

By Satish Sekar at the Allianz Riviera © Satish Sekar (August 28th 2019) Fighting Spirit 75 years ago, today, the people of Nice, fed up of waiting for Allied troops to arrive, took matters into their hands and forced the

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Champions Humbled

Champions Humbled

🕔19:35, 17.Aug 2019

By Satish Sekar in Denizli © Satish Sekar (August 16th 2019) Beaten Defending champions Galatasaray could not have had a worse start to the defence of their Süper Lĺg crown. Denĺzlĺspor beat the champions 2-0 thanks to two goals as

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Female Officials to make History in Istanbul

Female Officials to make History in Istanbul

🕔19:59, 14.Aug 2019

By Satish Sekar in Istanbul © Satish Sekar (August 14th 2019) Making History Liverpool and Chelsea will contest the UEFA Supercup in Istanbul tonight. It will make history as Stéphanie Frappart will lead an all-female team of officials on the

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Game-Changer

Game-Changer

🕔16:48, 14.Jul 2019

By Satish Sekar in Cairo © Satish Sekar (July 12th 2019) Fine Margins Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles ended Madagascar’s fairy-tale last night, and will face Sénégal in the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Bastille Day. They got there

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The Dark Arts

The Dark Arts

🕔20:41, 13.Jul 2019

By Satish Sekar in Cairo © Satish Sekar (July 13th 2019) Blatant June 25th 1982, ‘The Disgrace of Gijón’ robbed Algeria of the chance to progress as eventual finalists, West Germany, and Austria, knowing the result that suited both, as

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Minnows No More

Minnows No More

🕔20:55, 11.Jul 2019

By Satish Sekar in Cairo © Satish Sekar (July 11th 2019) Respect Alain Giresse, once part of a divine French midfield triumvirate that included Jean Tigana and former UEFA President, Michel Platini, is well travelled in African football. Now coaching

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