Morocco To Host U-17 World Cups For Next Five Years

 Qatar will stage the next five editions of the boys’ Under-17 World Cup from 2025 to 2029, while the girls’ tournament is set to be played in Morocco, FIFA announced on Thursday. World football’s governing body said in December that both youth tournaments would be held annually starting next year, with the boys’ event expanding […]

President Tinubu has arrived in Doha, Qatar on an official visit to the country

Tinubu, who left Lagos after inaugurating the Lagos Red Line on Thursday afternoon, landed in Doha at 9:35 pm yesterday. His media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement had said the visit, which was on invitation of His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, was to further strengthen […]

Qatar announces Gaza truce extended by two days

Qatar says Israel and Hamas have agreed to a two-day extension to the current truce which has seen hostages freed and Palestinian prisoners released. US national security spokesman John Kirby says Hamas has committed to releasing another 20 women and children over the next two days. Families have been informed by the Israeli government that […]

Qatar says Gaza truce starts Friday, 13 hostages to be initially released

A four-day truce agreed by Israel and Hamas is due to begin at 7 am today Friday. The beginning of the four-day truce on Friday will mark the first pause in fighting in nearly seven weeks of war. Qatari Foreign Ministry spokesman Majid al-Ansari said the first batch of 13 civilian hostages held in the […]

Over 100 Fake World Cup Trophies Seized In Qatar

Qatar authorities have revealed that they have seized 144 counterfeit World Cup trophies, the latest raid on fakes hitting the market ahead of the football tournament that starts later this month. The interior ministry said officers launched an operation “acting on a piece of information about a website that promotes the sale of cups that […]