Colombia beat Peru 1-0 in World Cup qualifying

Peru 0 – Colombia 1 (2014 World Cup qualifier, June 3, 2012) James Rodriguez capitalised on a defending mistake in the area in the 52nd minute and slotted home a shot from eight yards.

Mphela saves South Africa from embarrassing Ethiopia defeat; Benin beat Mali 1-0

South Africa 1 – Ethiopia 1 (2014 World Cup qualifier, June 3, 2012) Ethiopia took the lead just before the half-hour mark with a powerful shot from Said Saladin, but Bafana Bafana avoided a humiliating defeat when Katlego Mphela rescued a point for the hosts in the final stages. Benin 1 – Mali 0 (2014 World Cup […]

China put up a Great Wall but eventually Spain score to win 1-0

Spain 1 – China 0 (Friendly, June 3, 2012) China should have taken a shock lead against the Euro and World champions when captain Hao Junmin broke through the Spanish backline, rounded Casillas but failed to shoot his effort into the net. Spain were indebted to keeper Iker Casillas in the 21st minute as the keeper saved a […]

Luis Figo scores wonder goal in Real Madrid v Manchester United legends match

A host of former stars turned out at the Bernabeu on Sunday evening for the third annual Corazon Classic Match between Real Madrid and Manchester United legends. The Bernabeu Stadium hosted over 60,000 supporters who came to watch a match in aid of Real Madrid Foundation’s academies in Africa. Los Blancos featured Roberto Carlos, Fernando Hierro, Zinedine […]

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