Dec 18, 2016

Nacional takes third place at CWC

Colombia’s Atletico Nacional secured third place at the Club World Cup with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Mexico’s Club America after an entertaining 2-2 draw on Sunday. South American champion Nacional squandered a two-goal lead in regulation, but Miguel Borja scored the winning ...

FIFA boss backs bigger World Cup

Dec 17, 2016

FIFA boss backs bigger World Cup

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Saturday claimed there are “no down sides” to expanding the World Cup to 48 teams and “no taboos” in discussing changes to soccer’s flagship competition. Infantino has proposed increasing the number of teams at the World Cup from the ...

Kashima proves worth as FIFA praises replay system

Dec 15, 2016

Kashima proves worth as FIFA praises replay system

The Kashima Antlers have always found a way to get the job done, which is why they have 18 pieces of silverware stocked in their trophy case and on Wednesday, the eight-time J. League champions added another accolade by becoming the first Asian side ...

Dec 14, 2016

Jeonbuk beats Sundowns for fifth place at Club World Cup

Asian champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors defeated Mamelodi Sundowns 4-1 in the fifth-place match of the Club World Cup on Wednesday. Kim Bo-kyung, Lee Jong-ho and a Ricardo Nascimento own goal handed Jeonbuk a 3-0 halftime lead. African champions Sundowns pulled one back early in ...