Jamaica was close to reaching the Women’s World Cup in 2007, but a lack of funds and interest prevented the progress of the team. The Marley family decided to help the Reggae Girlz, and the huge success was unexpected.
Even in the United States, one of the leading nations in women’s football, the players still need to fight for equality. Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, two of the team’s superstars, are fighting for justice.
Timor-Leste made a decent World Cup qualifiers run four years ago until their opponents found the reason behind that. After they got punished by the AFC and FIFA, now it was their former rivals’ chance to exact revenge.
For years Edwin Cardona was considered a player that never fulfilled his full potential. After he was left out of Colombia's squad to the 2018 World Cup due to disciplinary incidents, Cardona will get his last chance to make the breakthrough in the 2019 Copa America.
Ada Hegerberg is the best female footballer in the world. Still, she will miss the Women's World Cup because of her quest for justice. It may be another chapter in Norwegian fights for international women's football.
CONIFA is the home for the regions and people that nobody heard about before. In 2018 they hosted their CONIFA World Football Cup in London and now they are coming back with the fourth edition of the CONIFA European Football Cup.
In each of the last few seasons, FC Annecy missed the promotion to the French third tier by inches, but their journey is led by an unusual player. Meet Nassim Akrour, the 45 year old attacker, that is still striking fear in his opponents.
Wuilker Faríñez broke records as one of the talented goalkeepers in the history of Venezuela. With rumours about a possible transfer to Barcelona and hopes for a bright future, he is looking after new peaks.
In the last 15 years, Bnei Sakhnin played almost every season in the top tier of Israel. After a bad season, the team has been relegated to the second division, and there are too many reasons for the sink of the leading Arab club in Israel.
Deportivo Lara and Zamora played yesterday both in the domestic league and the Copa Libertadores. This unusual situation wasn’t as a result of a scheduling problem. It was because of the recent crisis in Venezuela.
Almost 20 years after they played in The Other Final, Montserrat is making a tremendous CONCACAF Nations League campaign. After three wins in a row, it's not a surprise that they even dream about reaching the Gold Cup.
People around Algeria are gathering for demonstrations against the current President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. This weekend, the derby of Algiers between USMA and Mouloudia is going to be boiling more than ever.
A year ago, Colombian women’s football was at its best moments, as the domestic league was a huge success and the national team reached every international tournament. Now, new stories reveal the bad situation and the uncertain future of local football.
Andre Pierre Gignac is close to a magnificent landmark in his career in Mexico: 100 goals for Tigres. In addition, he is about to become the club’s top goalscorer. Meir Lozowick with the story of the gipsy French who got to Liga MX by a coincidence, and became a local legend in Nuevo Leon.
Juan Fernando Quintero is exploding. Idan Segev is not surprised, as he watches “Juanfer” for years. So in order to fill in your gap of Quintero’s beauties - here are the Colombian’s top ten goals. Crack total!
Palestinian club football has been regressing in the past two years, but then Hilal Al-Quds decided to do something about it, and qualified for the AFC Cup group stage for the first time in their history.
On February 11, 2004, Albiero Usuriaga, one of the biggest Colombian talents of the 90’s, was killed in his childhood neighborhood. His death concluded a career that was full of potential but was also full of tragedies.
Qatar got a hostile reception in Abu Dhabi tonight, but even that didn’t stop them from defeating the UAE 4-0. After qualifying to their first ever Asian Cup final, can they win again at the final against Japan?
South Korea was supposed to defeat Bahrain easily. Eventually, they found themselves playing an extra time before winning the match. Will Paulo Bento and his team know what they need to do in order to defeat Qatar?
Krzysztof Piątek was a prolific scorer in the Polish Ekstraklasa, but no one really knew him outside Poland and he was even left out of the Polish squad for the World Cup. What has made Genoa’s striker one of the hottest names of the winter transfer window?
Everything was ready for the Clásico of Middle Eastern football between Iran and Iraq. Even though the game was goalless and there was more than one clash between the players, it was one of the best matches of the tournament.
Australia lost their first match, won the second and didn’t qualify yet to the next stage. China and South Korea won twice and qualified. So how is it possible that Australia can be calm and the two others can’t?
The Asian Cup will be a great test for Qatar before the 2022 World Cup. One of the players that will try to lead the team in the tournament will be Boualem Khoukhi, the player that turned down call-ups from Algeria in order to represent Qatar.
In 15 years, The Philippines turned from minnows to one of the teams that will participate in the Asian Cup. With players that were found in Football Manager and an experienced coach, the Azkals dream of making history.
Exactly like in 2016 & 2017, this year too, we are providing you with the best, worst, biggest, most important moments of the year in the BabaGol universe. 2018 was an intense, hard and satisfying year.
Alfredo Morelos is having a wonderful time at Glasgow Rangers. With the Old Firm behind the corner, everyone in Ibrox is counting on ‘El Bufalo’ to carry the club for triumph against their arch-rivals.
Nabil Jaadi was supposed to be one of the greatest Moroccan talents, but today he is a free agent that fails to find a club. This is the story about one decision made by his agent and became crucial for his career.
While everyone is dealing with Ada Hegerberg and Martin Solveig, women’s football around the world is facing even more severe incidents of sexism. The latest news are raising the awareness of sexual abuse in Afghanistan’s women’s national team.
Ittihad Jeddah is experiencing their worst ever season opening. After 11 matchdays the word relegation is hovering over the head of one of the biggest clubs in the Middle East & Asia. Can Slaven Bilic save them?
Not every French player would become a world champion, but some of them will have a different point of view for what football is. Omri Tancman talked with Ange-Freddy Plumain and Kevin Tapoko, the French players of Israeli Hapoel Hadera and brought their perspective for football.
Rogério Ceni played more than a 1000 games, scored more than a 100 goals as goalkeeper and won every possible title. Now he is making his first steps as a manager while guiding Fortaleza back to the first division.
After years of struggle, Espérance wants to win the CAF Champions League. Anice Badri, the player that will lead them in the final, has gone through struggles by himself. Will he bring hope for Espérance?
Singing against the regime, US sanctions, massive spending, John Toshack, a bunch of UK & Ireland players and an Iranian billionaire. This is the mosaic of the Middle East most fascinating club at the moment, who has a catchy name - Tractor Sazi
Dorados de Sinaloa opened their season in the Mexican second division badly, so they decided to bring a new manager - Diego Maradona. Meir Lozowick explains what brought one of the biggest legends to this place.
People from all around the world supported Brazil in the World Cup, but one neighborhood in Pakistan made it even bigger. Vitor Buratini Mendes spoke with Bilal Hassan about Lyari, one of the most Brazilian places outside Brazil.
Katayoun Khosrowyar is leading an important revolution in Iranian football. A deep and insightful talk with one of Asian women’s football most promising coaches - about Iran, USA, women empowerment and of course football.