Fifa World Cup

FIFA switches back to four team group format

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will feature 12 four-team groups and a last 32 knockout round for the first time in the history of the World Cup.

Neo Poho·12 months ago

We need an Evolution in leadership: Football & Politics

Good leadership has the potential to fill voids, while poor leadership exposes the cracks. The role of strong leadership is identifiable when it is missing and easily ignored when present. A common mistake made is to replicate examples o...

Themba Moleketi·over 3 years ago

African Champions, Senegal down but not out after losing their World Cup opener to the Dutch

The 2002 World Cup Quarter-finalists, were clearly missing the prolific talents of their injured talisman, Sadio Manne, as they created good chances to win the match but were wasteful infront of goals

Joburg Post·over 1 year ago

Why Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal is priceless – and unforgettable

Such is its legacy, that some 36 years after bouncing into the back of the net, the soccer ball involved is set to be sold at auction on Nov. 16, 2022, at an expected price of up to US$3.3 million

Stefan Szymanski -Professor of Sport Management, University of Michigan·over 1 year ago