Category: Sport
Macedonia Sport 30.11.20 | 11:05

Elmas suffered a personal loss as his Napoli was bidding farewell to Maradona

Macedonian forward Elif Elmas played 15 minutes for Napoli in their 4:0 demolition of Roma yesterday. The game was very emotional for the team, as it was saying goodbye to Diego Armando Maradona, but also for Elmas, who just lost his grand-father. Elmas heard the news that his grand-father, who he was...

Macedonia Sport 28.11.20 | 18:38

Major incident between two groups of football hooligans in Stip

Brutal fighting broke out in Stip today between the fans of the local Bregalnica football team and Tikves from Kavadarci. The fan groups – Phalanx and Lozari, provoked a major incident after the Second League match. The footage clearly shows that a number of fans were injured, and even the police...

Sport 25.11.20 | 18:01

Maradona dead at 60

Football legend Diego Armando Maradona has died aged 60. Maradona died of a heart attack, two weeks after undergoing a surgery for brain hemorrhage. Maradona led Argentina to the world championship title in 1986, and was widely seen as one of the best players of the past century, along with Pele.

Macedonia Sport 16.11.20 | 09:42

Bulgarian football legend Lechkov praises the Macedonian team

Jordan Lechkov praised the Macedonian national football team, after its first ever qualification for the European Championship. The Bulgarian legend added that the Bulgarian team is declining because young people are losing interest in the game. Just look at Macedonia, I’m not pointing them out...

Macedonia Sport 13.11.20 | 21:34

“MRTV sports commentator should be awarded, not punished”

Sportscaster Toni Stojanovski would’ve been awarded if he were in any other country, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski. Stojanovski is facing calls for his resignation from angry commentators on the left after his emotional comments during the Macedonia – Georgia game in Tbilisi...

Macedonia Sport 13.11.20 | 20:48

This is what football’s all about – BBC says as Macedonia celebrates its European Championship success

This is what football is all about, BBC Sport said on Facebook about the joy seen throughout Macedonia after the country qualified for its first ever European Championship. \Macedonia’s players broke into song and dance on the pitch in Tbilisi and later disrupted the press conference of their coach...

Macedonia Sport 13.11.20 | 17:06

Elmas: I would give anything for my homeland Macedonia

Elif Elmas, one of the key players of the Macedonian team, told Sport1 about the emotional roller-coaster he experienced during the victory over Georgia which secured Macedonia a spot in the European Championship. Macedonia means a lot to me. It is a big heart, my homeland, my mother. I would give anything...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 23:39

Parties break out across Macedonia

Parties celebrating the historic entry in a European Championship are breaking out across the country. In Strumica, Sasko Pandev, the brother of team captain Goran Pandev who scored the crucial goal against Georgia, had the famous Angusevi brass band to celebrate. Sasko got Goran on the phone to share...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 23:30

President Ivanov joins football fans gathered at the Macedonia Square

Former Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov and his son Ivan joined the crowd of football fans at the Macedonia Square in downtown Skopje, celebrating the win over Georgia and, more importantly, the historic first entry into a European Championship. It’s still unclear when the team will arrive in...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 22:19

Gruevski congratulates to the Macedonian football team, points to all the hard work that got them to the European Championship

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski congratulated to the Macedonian national football team on its historic win that brings them to the European Championship. Congratulations for the first ever place in a European football championship. Congratulations to all the players who contributed...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 22:02

Skopje is out in the streets, waiting for the football heroes

The heroic Macedonian national football team is expected to take off from Tbilisi airport this evening. Due to the dense fog, it’s not clear whether they will be able to return to the capital Skopje, or will seek a different near-by airport. In any case, thousands of citizens of the capital are...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 21:32

Congratulations pour in for the Macedonian football team

Congratulations are pouring in to the Macedonian national football team after their historic win against Georgia which takes them to the 2021 European Championship. VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski said it makes all prior 30 years of efforts worth it. “Congratulations to the heroes who proved...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 21:17

Macedonia celebrates historic football win

Macedonian football players in Tbilisi are celebrating after their 1:0 win over Georgia, which takes them to the 2021 European Championship. On the pitch, the team broke out in song and dance, singing the classic “Macedonia Pearl of the Balkans” by Goce Nikolovski. The team couldn’t...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 20:26

Historic win: Macedonia qualifies to the European Championship

In a historic first, the Macedonian national football team made it to the 2021 European Championship. Macedonia beat Georgia 0:1 in Tbilisi this evening, after previously eliminating Kosovo, for the place kept for the teams that ranked third in their qualifying groups. Macedonian captain Goran Pandev...

Handball 30.10.20 | 15:35

Handball in Macedonia put on hold due to Covid-19

The Handball Federation of Macedonia has announced that according to the protocols for organizing sports competitions in during the Covid 19 pandemic, published in the Official Gazette No. 257 of October 29, 2020, all matches of the national system in men’s and women’s competition are put...

Macedonia Sport 25.10.20 | 14:30

Both candidates vying to replace Vasil Tupurkovski as head of the Macedonian Olympic Committee linked to Zaev

After 28 years, the Macedonian Olympic Committee is set to have a new President. Vasil Tupurkovski, the Communist era leader, is set to leave the post and the important sporting organization will have its first ever change of leadership. But the candidates nominated to replace Tupurkovski hasve also...

Macedonia Sport 19.10.20 | 12:37

Basketball clubs demand that the season begins

Basketball clubs called on Pero Antic, the head of the Macedonian Basketball Federation (KFM) to being the season or resign. The clubs tell Antic that the whole of Europe has resumed and that Macedonia must follow suit. Some countries in Europe even allow audience to attend the games. There is football,...

Sport 14.10.20 | 23:23

Macedonia draws at home with Georgia, in preview of their crucial November game

In a restrained, withdrawn game, Macedonia and Georgia split the points and drew the UEFA Nations League match 1:1. Neither side wanted to give away too much before they meet again in November, when a win will lead to a historic place in the 2021 European Championship. Georgia scored its goal in the...

Macedonia Sport 13.10.20 | 17:31

Macedonian U21 team saves a point against Israel with last minute goal

The Macedonian U21 football team suffered a setback in its attempt to reach the European Championship, after a poor showing against Israel. Macedonia had to struggle to even the score 1:1 in the final minutes of the overtime. Israel scored in the 22nd minute and had a penalty in the 55th minute, but...

Macedonia Sport 11.10.20 | 23:00

Football: Macedonia underestimated Estonia, was lucky to avoid defeat in Tallinn

Macedonia drew with Estonia 3:3 at the UEFA Nations League game in Tallinn this afternoon. Our team badly underestimated the Estonians, especially after our win against Kosovo, and were on the verge of losing the game, forcing Goran Pandev to salvage a draw. The Estonians had an early own goal in the...

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