International Watch

Written by June 24 2018
And that concludes the second round of matches. Two games apiece for every team now, 32 played overall. The herd is getting thinned, the arena of battle has already claimed…
Written by June 23 2018
'Football, bloody hell', Sir Alex Ferguson said in 1999. Long before, and long after, those words, there probably hasn't been a more appropriate term for the sport. Where elation can…
Written by June 23 2018
The Real Madrid and Spanish national team captain has proclaimed the Barcelona forward as the La Albiceleste greatest player of all time. Sergio Ramos has said that Lionel Messi was…
Written by June 22 2018
It’s taken nine days, one hapless defeat, and 24 other matches, but Nigeria announced themselves on the scene at this World Cup, with their plaudits and points in Volgograd. The…
Written by June 21 2018
And so the World Cup has circled. Completed a whole week since kicking off, and perhaps this was the day it delivered its most jaw-sinking result yet, a rather earth-shattering…
Written by June 20 2018
Plaudits. Plaudits. More plaudits. No substance. That was the case for half of the sides involved in today’s games, the less-fancied halves as well, the performance was impressive, the result…
Written by June 19 2018
Errr… I thought and thought, but didn’t find, a starting entry to this piece. Then again, better than the start (and honestly, most) of the Poland-Senegal game. Colombia 1-2 Japan…
Written by June 18 2018
It's coming thick and fast isn't it, penalties at this World Cup. Two today, which means the five-day and 14-game old World Cup has witnessed seven spotkicks already. Fingers point…
Written by June 18 2018
Diego Maradona was the man in the dugout for the La Albiceleste at the 2010 World Cup, where they were knocked-out by Germany in the quarterfinals. The Argentine icon was…
Written by June 17 2018
Just four days into the World Cup, and the drama bar is rising rapidly. Samara made its berth in the Mundial, the Luzhniki stadium witnessed the first real spanner in…
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