SEATTLE, June 14: After sitting out Argentina’s first game in the Copa America Centenario, Messi entered the second match, against Panama, as a substitute, then scored three good goals and assisted on a fourth in less than half hour. When Gerardo Martino's side meet Bolivia on Wednesday, Messi will look to increase goal tally and help his nation to sweep the Group D competitions.

UEFA fines Russian soccer federation 150,000 euros

Published On: June 14, 2016 05:28 PM NPT By: Republica

PARIS, June 14 : UEFA's disciplinary body says Russia will be disqualified from the European Championship if there is more fan violence inside stadiums in France.

Koeman replace Martinez at Everton

Published On: June 14, 2016 05:27 PM NPT By: Republica

LIVERPOOL, June14 : Everton has confirmed the appointment of Ronald Koeman as their new manager.

PARIS,June 13: Spain begin bid for unprecedented third straight European title as they face Czech Republic in their group D opener at Stadium De Toulouse. European Championship holders are seen as one of the favorite to lift up the trophy but their late form is questionable as they lost to comparatively weaker side Georgia in final warm up match.

Germany makes winning start, warnings for England and Russia

Published On: June 14, 2016 05:13 PM NPT By: Republica

PARIS, June 13: Germany began its campaign to add the 2016 European Championship to its 2014 World Cup with a promising 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday, while England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from the tournament.

Brazil eliminated from COPA

Published On: June 14, 2016 05:08 PM NPT By: Republica

FOXBOROUGH,June13:Peru's recent history against Brazil is marked by lots of losses and a few missed opportunities. That changed in a big way Sunday night — with the help from a fortunate non-call.

Ecuador beat Haiti, advance to Copa quaterfinals

Published On: June 14, 2016 04:51 PM NPT By: Republica

EAST RUTHERFORD,June 13: Enner Valencia scored and had two assists to help Ecuador beat Haiti 4-0 on Sunday night and advance to the Copa America quarterfinals for the first time since 1997

NICE, France, June 13: Poland showed it's more than just one man. In a strong team performance on Sunday, Poland beat Northern Ireland 1-0 to secure its first ever win in the European Championships

Everest Florida records 6-0 win

Published On: June 12, 2016 09:39 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 13: Everest Florida recorded 6-0 win over Ana Jyoti in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Sunday. Ujjwal Sunwar and Aryan Dev Acham scored two goals each, while Amir Kandel and Sudarshan Thapa netted a goal each. Similarly, Nawa Jiwan Sishu Niketan beat Shree Mahendra Adarsha by 3-0. Niraj Rai scored a brace, while Kanchan scored a goal.

Jhamsikhel into Super League; Bauddha, Nawa Jyoti relegated

Published On: June 12, 2016 09:37 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 12: Jhamsikhel Youth Club on Sunday booked a place in the Super League round of the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato. Similarly, Bauddha FC and Nawa Jyoti Yuva Club relegated from the C division.