Now that the World Cup of 2022 is just two weeks away, let's see which national football team has the best-attacking arsenal available to them.
India fought back brilliantly from a goal deficit twice to hold champion-elect Argentina 3-3 in regulation time of their FIH Hockey Pro League match before claiming a bonus point by beating the Las Leonas 2-1 in the shoot-out
The decision followed appeals from both the countries' football associations, according to a statement issued by FIFA.
Germany showed resilience in the second half and Julius Hayner struck a brilliant hit from the left flank to reduce the lead to 1-2. Argentina tried their best to put a game on with increasing intensity, but failed to score. The third quarter ended 2-1 in Argentina's favour.
Argentina scripted a narrow win over France in the first semifinal to make it to the final of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
The previous best was hosts India's 13-0 win against Singapore back in 1982.
Players at Panposh hockey stadium in Rourkela pin high hopes in the Indian Women's hockey team which is going to take on powerful Argentina today in the semifinal of Tokyo Olympics
Bhubaneswar:Team Argentina arrived in capital city to grand reception at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) to participate in the Hockey World Cup scheduled to begin on November 28. According to sources, to ensure safety of the foreign players and guests, extensive security arrangements have been made by the police across the city. On the […]
Puri: An Argentina national was quizzed by the Singhadwara police after servitors of the Sri Jaganaath Temple in Puri caught hold of him near the Laxmi Mandir in the premises of the 12th century shrine on Monday. As non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the Sri Jagannath temple, the foreigner holding ‘Mahaprasad’ was intercepted by […]
The last time Argentina had won a major international trophy -- the Copa America itself -- was way back in 1993 when Messi was just six and Di Maria was only five.
Bhubaneshwar: England edged past Argentina 3-2 in a pulsating quarterfinal match of the hockey World Cup here on Wednesday. Veteran dragflick expert Gonzalo Peilat (17th, 48th minutes) converted a couple of penalty corners for Argentina. England fought back to level terms through a field goal by Barry Middleton (27th) before Will Calnan (44th) gave them […]
Bhubaneswar: In what turned out to be the biggest upset of the ongoing men’s hockey World Cup, minnows France on Thursday outclassed Olympic champions Argentina 5-3 in their final must-win pool A fixture to keep their quarter-final dreams alive. The result meant Spain were knocked out of the World Cup after finishing last in the […]
Bhubaneswar: Olympic champions Argentina lived up to their billing and beat New Zealand 3-0 to inch closer towards a direct quarterfinal spot at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Monday. Argentina were the better side on display as they created more chances and scored thrice through Agustin Mazzilli (23rd), Lucas Villa (41st) and Lucas […]
Paris: The decade-long dominance of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi is set to face tough challenges from other contenders like French sensational teenager Kylian Mbappe and Croatia’s key figure Luka Modric as 10 nominees for the Best FIFA Men’s Player were unveiled on Tuesday. Ronaldo and Messi combined to win all the Best […]
St. Petersburg (Russia): A late goal from Marcos Rojo gave Argentina a 2-1 triumph over Nigeria in their final Group D match here on Tuesday as the two-time champions entered the FIFA World Cup pre-quarterfinals. Rojo scored the winner for Argentina in the 86th minute after Victor Moses’ penalty conversion in the 51st minute had […]