Ayew penalty seals narrow win for Ghana over Uganda at Cup of Nations

Ayew penalty seals narrow win for Ghana over Uganda at Cup of Nations

Andre Ayew converted a first-half penalty as Ghana started their latest bid to reclaim the Africa Cup of Nations title with a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Uganda on Tuesday. The West Ham United star’s 32nd-minute spot-kick was all that separated the sides on an awful pitch in Port-Gentil as Ghana withstood Ugandan pressure in the […]

Ronaldo misses penalty, Austria keep Portugal winless at Euro 2016

Ronaldo misses penalty, Austria keep Portugal winless at Euro 2016

  PARIS: Cristiano Ronaldo missed a late penalty as Portugal stumbled to a 0-0 draw with Austria, while Belgium swept to a 3-0 win over Ireland on a day of contrasts at the European Championship on Saturday. There were mixed fortunes too for Iceland, which looked set to cause another shock by following up its […]

Colombia advance as Peru pay penalty

Colombia advance as Peru pay penalty

    EAST RUTHERFORD: Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina was the hero as Colombia slayed their penalty shoot-out jinx to defeat Peru and advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario here Friday. Ospina pulled off a superb save deep into injury time to deny Peru a goal before saving a spot-kick from Peru defender […]