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Maradona Wants To Replace Coach Sampaoli over defeat – Starr Fm

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona has stated his desire to return as La Albiceleste coach after their Tuesday’s 4-2 defeat to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia.‎ Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the first half through goals from Ever Banega and Sergio Aguero, the …

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How Nigeria Super Eagles defeated Argentina 4-2 – Starr Fm

Amkar Perm versatile defender Brian Idowu scored on his debut, Alex Iwobi hit a brace and Kelechi Iheanacho fired in a menacing free-kick as the Super Eagles came from behind to beat two-time world champions Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. Lionel Messi was absent …

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Iwobi, Iheanacho, Idowu stun Argentina – Starr Fm

Amkar Perm versatile defender Brian Idowu scored on his debut, Alex Iwobi hit a brace and Kelechi Iheanacho fired in a menacing free-kick as the Super Eagles came from behind to beat two-time world champions Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. Lionel Messi was absent …

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I don’t influence Argentina team selection – Messi – Starr Fm

Lionel Messi  says  it makes him angry when people claim he makes the big decisions for the national team. Messi, whose hat-trick took Argentina to the World Cup last month, has been accused of selecting coaches and influencing which players do and do not make the squad in the past. …

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Argentina sack manager Bauza – Starr Fm

Argentina have sacked manager Edgardo Bauza after a string of poor results. Bauza oversaw eight World Cup qualifiers for the Albiceleste, but after winning just three of those the national side are facing the possibility of failing to reach the 2018 tournament in Russia. “We’ve reached an agreement. We’ve …

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Brazil qualify, Argentina tumble – Starr Fm

Brazil became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday after beating Paraguay to clinch an eighth consecutive victory as Argentina’s campaign stumbled after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi. Five-time champions Brazil had been left waiting in suspense after goals from Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and …

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Man United’s football star Marcus Rojo’s cousin shot dead

Rojo was rushed to San Martin Hospital with a bullet wound to his shoulder but lost his fight for life some seven hours later. Respected La Plata newspaper Hoy, which identified the younger victim as Marcos Rojo’s cousin, published distressing pictures of the teenager and the dead man lying on …

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Argentina players go on strike

The Argentine Football Association has postponed two top division matches that were due to take place on Friday following the collapse of negotiations to call off a players’ strike. Many clubs are facing a major financial crisis and have not paid salaries for several months. The footballers’ union says …

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