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Qatar 2022 World Cup

December 18, 2022

Qatar 2022: Davido to perform at World Cup grand finale

Earlier this year, Davido collaborated with Hayya Hayya (Better Together), one of the official singles for the Qatar 2022 World with other top musical artists.

Hayya Hayya cover used to illustrate the story
December 15, 2022

100 arrested in Brussels after Morocco World Cup defeat

Police in Brussels arrested some 100 people amid clashes over the end of Morocco’s 2022 World Cup fairytale run, as the team was beaten 2-0 by France.

Fans clash with police in central Brussels, after Morocco lost 2-0 to France
December 10, 2022

Qatar 2022: Sports journalist Grant Wahl dies

Mr Wahl had been ill 10 days prior but said he recovered.

Grant Wahl
December 9, 2022

Qatar 2022: Argentina defeat Netherlands on penalties

Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez became the hero of the game, saving two penalties to see Argentina win 4-3 via penalty shootout.

A photo of the game between Argentina and Netherlands
November 7, 2022

Qatar 2022 World Cup: UK says British politicians not banned from attending

“There is a lot of hypocrisy in these attacks, which ignore all that we have achieved,” Mr Mohammed stated.

November 4, 2022

Qatar 2022: FIFA urges World Cup players to ‘focus on football’ 

The letter from FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the governing body’s secretary general Fatma Samoura followed a number of protests made by World Cup teams.

October 25, 2022

Qatar emir laments ‘unprecedented’ criticism over hosting of FIFA World Cup

The ruler of the Middle Eastern country noted that some criticism amounted to slander and to an extreme including ‘ferocious fabrications’.

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
August 10, 2022

Qatar 2022 World Cup set to kick off earlier than scheduled

The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is set to start earlier than planned, with the hosts Qatar playing Ecuador on Sunday, November 20.

Qatar World Cup
June 22, 2022

Extramarital sex, public drinking banned during Qatar 2022 World Cup

The predominantly Muslim country prohibits anyone from having extramarital sex and has said that visitors to the World Cup would not be exempted.

Qatar World Cup
May 9, 2022

Fans hail Flying Eagles’ defeat of Ghana as ‘sweet revenge’

Ebonyi soccer fans have hailed Flying Eagles’ 2-0 defeat of Black Satellites of Ghana in the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B, U-20 competition in Niamey.

Nigerian Flying Eagles