Tag: spain

ronaldo, spain, portugal

Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Portugal hold Spain in World Cup thriller

With 4th, 44th and 88th minutes goals, Cristiano Ronaldo proved on Friday that he is one of the greatest footballers of all time. The Real...
hierro

Hierro replaces Lopetegui as Spanish coach

Fernando Hierro will manage Spain at the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked on Wednesday. The former Bolton Wanderers defender was previously...
spain

Spanish coach fired two days before World Cup match against Portugal

Spanish Coach, Julen Lopetegui, was sensationally sacked on Wednesday, two days before the country’s opening World Cup match against Portugal. This was after the country’s...
spain, catalonia

Nigeria urges Spain to embrace dialogue with Catalonia as pro-independence group calls for fresh...

The Federal Government, on Friday, urged Spanish Government to embrace dialogue and reach peaceful solution with Catalonia following its recent declaration of independence. In a...
spain, catalonia

Catalan towns take down Spanish flags

Spanish flags were taken down in several towns of Catalonia, on Friday, after the region’s parliament voted in favour of independence from Madrid. Flags were...

Fraud, falsification of documents: Spanish Football President arrested

The head of Spain’s Football Federation (RFEF) is under arrest as part of a Spanish anti-corruption investigation. Angel Maria Villar, who is also a UEFA...

FIFA fines Spanish FA for breach of transfer rules

FIFA has fined Spain’s football federation for breaking rules governing international transfer and registration of minors. The Spanish Federation had allowed Atletico and Real Madrid...

Two gored on fourth day of Spain’s San Fermin bull-run festival

  Two more people were on Sunday gored, the fourth day of the San Fermin festival in northern Spain where bulls chase red-scarved runners through...

Tax fraud: Lionel Messi, father sentenced to 21 months in prison

Barcelona soccer star, Lionel Messi, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after a court in Barcelona, Spain found him guilty of three...

NBBF petitions FIBA over visa denial by Spanish embassy

  The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has formally written basketball’s world governing body, FIBA, asking it to investigate the sad and embarrassing denial of visas...