FIFA World Cup 2022 set to start one day early with Qatar v Ecuador

The World Cup is set to start one day earlier than planned on Sunday, 20 November with hosts Qatar taking on Ecuador. The Group A opener was due to be played on 21 November at 16:00 GMT, as the third match of the competition. The opening match of the tournament was to be Senegal against the Netherlands at 10:00, earlier…

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Alexis Sanchez joins Marseille following Inter Milan exit

Marseille have signed Chile’s record goalscorer Alexis Sanchez on a two-year contract. Sanchez, who left Serie A side Inter Milan by mutual agreement on Monday, completed his move to the French side following medical tests on Wednesday. The former Manchester United player had been linked with a switch to the Ligue 1 club before being released by Inter. Marseille depicted Sanchez…

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Africa Super League to change face of football on continent – Motsepe

The creation of the Africa Super League will transform football on the continent forever, according to Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Patrice Motsepe. Plans are for the 24-team club tournament to begin in the 2023-24 campaign, with an overall prize fund of $100m (£81.9m) and the winner earning $11.6m. “Part of the overall strategy is using the Africa Super…

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