Spain’s Iker Casillas legendary goalkeeper launches goalkeeping academy in Dubai

Spanish legendary goalkeeper and 2010 World cup winner Iker Casillas has launched in Dubai his goalkeeping academy tasked to develop talents around the world. The 40-year-old retired player will work on Iker Casillas Goalkeeper Training Centre alongside his former teammate Read more

Erdogan accuses UEFA for playing politics as Champions League final moves to Porto

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday laid into the European football governing body, UEFA, arguing that the organization’s recent decision to move the final of the European Champions League to Porto instead of Istanbul was politically motivated, Arab News reports. Read more

Saudi Prince Abdullah bin Musaad adds French side to football club portfolio

Saudi Prince Abdullah bin Musaad has acquired French second division of Chateauroux for an estimated value of €2.8 million, Arab News reports. Prince Abdullah with the new acquisition is now owner of five football clubs across the world; Sheffield United Read more

Presidency of CAF: Mauritanian Ahmed Yahya withdraws in turn, Motsepe alone in the competition

After the Senegalese Augustin Senghor and the Ivorian Jacques Anouma, the Mauritanian Ahmed Yahya announced in a press release on Saturday, March 6 that he no longer wants to run for the presidency of CAF. The South African Patrice Motsepe Read more

French-Tunisian businessman eyeing Olympic de Marseille denies ties with Gulf investors

French-Tunisian businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi poised to buy French iconic football club Olympic de Marseille (0M) Tuesday said he was not operating on behalf of any investors from the Gulf. Ajroudi has made for himself in France after together with Read more

Jerusalem: Riyadh vows sanctions against Algeria over banner

Saudi ambassador to Algeria has vowed to take action against the North African country after football fans on Saturday displayed a huge banner showing a face, half of which made of Saudi King Salman’s image and the other half of Read more