Ozil named Germany Euro 2016 best player

Ozil named Germany Euro 2016 best player

Play maker Mesut Ozil has beaten up his country men to being Germany’s best player of the concluded 2016 European Championship that ended with Portugal as the champions. Mesut Ozil was one of the German side’s most impressive performers in their run to the semi-finals where they were defeated by hosts France. Ozil got 25.2 […]

Euro 2016: Griezmann grabs best player, tournament team named.

Euro 2016: Griezmann grabs best player, tournament team named.

France and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann was on Monday 11th July named player of the 2016 European Championship that ended with Portugal as the champions over France. “Antoine Griezmann was a threat in every game he played. He works hard for his team and possesses technique, vision and quality finishing,” said Uefa chief technical […]

Portugal upsets hosts France to win Euro 2016 Championship

Portugal upsets hosts France to win Euro 2016 Championship

A brilliant extra-time strike by Eder clinched Portugal’s first-ever major title, as the nation prevailed over hosts France 1-0 to take the Euro 2016 trophy. Eder rolled Laurent Koscielny before drilling a low shot from outside the area past a flat-footed Hugo Lloris to earn his place in Portuguese football history. Eder, who plays for […]

Portugal ends Wales impressive run to reach Euro 2016 finals

Portugal ends Wales impressive run to reach Euro 2016 finals

Ronaldo brilliantly rose above the Wales’ defence past James Chester to score the first  goal in the 2-0 win  against Wales in the Stade de Lyon on Wednesday. Nani deflected the Portugal hero’s shot for the decisive second goal that saw their country into Sunday’s final against France or world champions Germany. “The team did […]

Germany wins on penalties to reach Euro 2016 semi-final

Germany wins on penalties to reach Euro 2016 semi-final

Germany missed three penalties before triumphing 6-5 in a rollercoaster 18-penalty shootout as Hector slotted home his kick under the diving Gianluigi Buffon and raced into his teammates’ arms. They will face the winners of Sunday’s match between host nation France and surprise package Iceland in a semi-final on Thursday. “It’s hard to put it […]

Wales stuns Belgium to reach first semi-final

Wales stuns Belgium to reach first semi-final

Wales made history by beating Belgium 3-1 in a Euro 2016 quarterfinal clash on Friday night in Lille, France. With the victory, Wales, which has not participated in a major tournament since their 1958 World Cup appearance, reached the Euro semifinals. Belgium’s flamboyant winger Radja Nainggolan gave Belgium an early lead with a tremendous strike […]

Euro 2016: Belgium and Wales face off in quarter-finals

Euro 2016: Belgium and Wales face off in quarter-finals

Wales and Belgium will face off on Friday 1st July 2016 night at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in the second quarter-final of Euro 2016. The winner play semi-final with either Poland or Portugal, who play each other in Marseille on Thursday night in the quarter-finals. Wales drew with Belgium and won once (1-0), courtesy of Gareth Bale in two qualification […]

Euro 2016: Portugal, Poland and Wales through to quarterfinals

Euro 2016: Portugal, Poland and Wales through to quarterfinals

A close range header from Portugal substitute Ricardo Quaresma secured a 1-0 win over Croatia late in extra time on Saturday booking a quarterfinal match with Poland on Thursday. Quaresma struck three minutes from the end of the extra period after  Cristiano Ronaldo’s  shot was brilliantly saved by Danijel Subasic to settle the tie just […]

Portugal vs Hungary Euro 2016 pre-match analysis

Portugal vs Hungary Euro 2016 pre-match analysis

Portugal were seen as favourites of Group F after being paired alongside Iceland, Austria and Hungary, but now face the prospect of elimination if they don’t get a positive result against surprise group leaders Hungary on Wednesday 22th June 2016. Both teams need a draw to qualify to the last-16,  a result that will also […]