world cup qualifiers 2018 - updates

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Messi magic sparks Argentina, Brazil marches on in World Cup qualifiers

Nov 16, 2016 - 3:14 PM

The victory elevates Argentina into the qualifying places after a disastrous run of results which saw them take just two points from their previous four games

VICTORY. Argentina's Angel Di Maria (L) celebrates with teammate Lionel Messi after scoring against Colombia during their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match in San Juan, Argentina, on November 15, 2016.  EITAN ABRAMOVICH / AFP

England win in Southgate's debut, Germany cruises in World Cup qualifiers

Oct 09, 2016 - 7:36 AM

England tops Malta 2 0 while defending champs Germany stroll past Czech Republic 3 0

BLANKED. Daniel Sturridge (L) scored one of two goals for England as the home side kept a clean sheet against Malta. Photo by Ian Kington/AFP

Azkals – Yemen postgame thoughts: It Is What It Is

Nov 13, 2015 - 12:58 PM

The Philippines World Cup qualifying campaign is all but ended after a sorry 1 0 loss at home to Yemen on Thursday Dissecting a disheartening evening of football is not easy

Misagh Bahadoran: An unlikely Azkals standout

Aug 04, 2015 - 5:27 PM

Misagh Bahadoran returned to the Philippines to become a dentist He never imagined he d become an important part of their national football team

BLAZE OF GLORY. Misagh Bahadoran had long dreamed of scoring goals for the Philippine National Football team. That dream came true on one of the biggest stages possible. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler