International Football Friendlies

  • Spain beat Equatorial Guinea 2-1 in friendly 17-11-2013 09:42 AM

    Malabo: Spain won 2-1 at former colony Equatorial Guinea on Saturday amid criticism of the appropriateness of the world champions playing a friendly in a country dogged by accusations of human rights abuse under its current president. Human rights groups had urged Spain to call attention to President Teodoro Obiang...
  • Brazil hammer Honduras 5-0 in international freindly 17-11-2013 09:30 AM

    Brazil turned on the style in the second half to score four goals and hammer Honduras 5-0 in a friendly in Miami on Saturday. Honduras started strongly but Brazil opened the scoring in the 21st minute when Paulinho took possession on the right and delivered an inviting low cross for...
  • Afghanistan host friendly after 10-year absence 20-08-2013 11:21 PM

    Kabul: Afghanistan hosted their first football international in 10 years on Tuesday, with their national team beating Pakistan 3-0 in front of a sell-out crowd of 6,000 people in Kabul. Labeled the "Friendship Match", Afghanistan took the lead at the newly-built Afghanistan Football Federation Stadium through striker Sanjar Ahmadi in...
  • Chhetri brace takes India past Malaysia 3-2 16-11-2011 10:52 PM

    Kolkata: The Indian national team recorded a well-deserved 3-2 victory over higher-ranked Malaysia in an international friendly at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata on Wednesday evening. Sunil Chhetri was the star for Team India as he scored twice and played a part in the other goal which was netted by...
  • I'm not crazy, just entertaining, says Balotelli 11-11-2011 07:16 AM

    Florence: Mario Balotelli insists he's not crazy, although he does acknowledge that he "can do strange things" from time to time. The temperamental 21-year-old instead said he considered himself to be entertaining and ready to take on responsibility. For example, Balotelli recently had to evacuate his house in England after...
  • Jagielka injury opens door for Terry to face Spain 08-11-2011 09:15 PM

    London: England skipper John Terry could be on the bench or even play against world and European champions Spain on Saturday, while being investigated by the police and the English FA for alleged racist remarks in a Premier League match. Terry, who has strongly denied the allegations, was named in...