Footy In A Week


Okocha to be showered with money
July 19, 2006, 1:01 pm
Filed under: Local Football, Premier League

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Jay-Jay Okocha has signed a one-year contract with ‘Qatar’ sports club following his release by Bolton.

The 32-year-old Nigerian midfielder, who also retired from international duty this season, was let go by Bolton in May after four years at the club.

Note: The kid in the pic is the owner of the club.

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FIFA release new world rankings
July 12, 2006, 2:53 pm
Filed under: International, Local Football, World Cup 2006

Champions Italy have moved to second place, moving 11 places , right behind Brazil who are still on top. On the other hand, previous 2nd place holder Czech dropped 8 places into 10th.

Hosts Germany moved 10 places up and are 9th.

Argentina are third, moving 6 places up, while France(+4) and England(+5) are fourth and fifth.

Other top teams who dropped places are Spain(-2), Portugal(-1), the Netherlands(-3) and the USA(-11).

One of the biggest movers are Ukraine, who moved 30 places up to 15th.

While the worst losers are Saudi Arabia who lost 47 places and are 81st.

Top 10

1-Brazil

2-Italy

3-Argentina

4-France

5-England

6-Holland

7-Spain

8-Portugal

9-Germany

10-Czech Republic

Top 10 Arab teams

1-Egypt (29th, -12)

2-Tunisia (31st, -11)

3-Morocco (40th, -4)

4-Qatar (76th, +2)

5-Libya (79th, +7)

6-Saudi Arabia (81st, -47)

7-Oman (86th, -4)

8-Iraq (88th, -36)

9-UAE (90th, -19)

10-Algeria (93rd, -6)

Note: Bahrain are 94th and lost 40 places, while Kuwait are 100th losing 26 places.

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Al-Arabi clinch Emir’s Cup 14th time
May 24, 2006, 2:28 pm
Filed under: Local Football

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Al-Arabi managed to score two goals in the last 15 minutes against Al-Qadsia, to earn a record 14th Emir Cup. Al-Arabi went ahead in the 76th minute through a trademark free kick from Mohammed Chragh. Afterwards Al-Qadsia wasted golden chances to draw the game, only for Al-Arabi to score the second goal in the last minute of the match through youngster Ahmad Motar on counter attack, and end any hopes for Qadsia. Al-Kuwait club took third place.



Football and Girls – Good combination
May 20, 2006, 3:42 pm
Filed under: Local Football, Misc., Video

Brazilian team warming up

If only 'Nadi Al-Fatat' had such outfits.. and the same looks for that matter ;p

Seriously though, I think it's time Kuwait women participated on international level. Who knows, they might achieve more than the male national team!

Check out this girl's skillz