Category: Sport
Macedonia Sport 20.06.21 | 19:46

Pandev and Angelovski will bid farewell to the Macedonian team after the game in Amsterdam

Football team captain Goran Pandev and coach Igor Angelovski – Mrme announced they are leaving the team after tomorrow’s game against the Netherlands. This will be my last match for Macedonia. I think that, together with our colleagues, coach Angelovski and I did something that is difficult to...

Macedonia Sport 19.06.21 | 17:26

Macedonian goalkeeper Stole Dimitrievski tied for first place in the European Championship

Macedonian goalkeeper Stole Dimitrievski was hard at work in the national team’s games against Austria and Ukraine, but that actually helped him have the best statistics of the championship so far. Dimitrievski was ranked even with the Turkish goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir with 11 saves, even though...

Macedonia Sport 19.06.21 | 13:01

Goran Pandev misses training due to a possible ankle injury

Macedonian star striker Goran Pandev missed the training with the national team today. Pandev developed a visible ankle problem ahead of the game with Ukraine on Thursday, and while he eventually played a solid game, he is now in doubt for the game against the Netherlands. The big match is on Monday...

Macedonia Sport 17.06.21 | 22:10

Team Macedonia generates two viral videos in one day

The Macedonian national football team lost its second game in the European Championship, but managed to win the sympathies of much of the global public, with its combative style of play, optimistic attitude and with the antics of the numerous Macedonian fans in Bucharest. Two videos linked with Macedonia...

Macedonia Sport 17.06.21 | 17:03

Macedonia loses 1:2 to Ukraine in another well fought game

Macedonia lost its second European Championship game, losing 2:1 to Ukraine. The national team had another solid showing against a superior opponent, and had Ukraine on the ropes for a good portion of the second half, after receiving two goals in the first half. The goal for Macedonia came from a penalty...

Macedonia Sport 17.06.21 | 15:58

Macedonia is down 2:0 against Ukraine at half-time

Macedonia is losing 2:0 to Ukraine at the halftime of its second European Championship game. Ukraine is dominant, and was easily creating chances, with Stole Dimitrievski forced to work overtime on the goal-line, with kicks from afar and from close. The goals came within five minutes, in the 29th and...

Macedonia Sport 17.06.21 | 12:04

Macedonia prepares to face Ukraine

Macedonian players and fans are preparing for the second European Championship game today, against Ukraine. Thousands of Macedonian fans are in Bucharest, in great spirits and in festive mood, often partying together with the Ukrainian fans. Macedonia lost its first game against Austria 1:3 but the...

Macedonia Sport 16.06.21 | 16:42

Football: Arnautovic banned for one game after his slurs against Alioski

UEFA decided to ban Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic for one game (against the Netherlands) because of his nationalist insults aimed at Macedonian striker Ezgjan Alioski. Arnautovic, who is an ethnic Serb, apparently aimed anti-Albanian slurs at Alioski, and also made a hand gesture which is increasingly...

Macedonia Sport 14.06.21 | 15:47

Statistics show that Austria was the better team

Macedonia definitely seemed like a more than even competitor during its first European Championship game against Austria yesterday, but the post-match break-down of the statistics reveals a different story. Macedonia came back from behind once, to even the score 1:1, but took two goals in the final 20...

Macedonia Sport 14.06.21 | 15:20

Ethnic hatred is a possible motive in Arnautovic’s outburst against Alioski

The match between Macedonia and Austria at the European Championship included several heated moments, but none like the incident at the end when Austrian player Marko Arnautovic shouted at Macedonia’s Ezgjan Alioski. Arnautovic, who came as a substitute to score Austria’s third goal in the...

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 22:06

Zoran Zaev took his wife to the game in Bucharest

Zoran Zaev took his wife Zorica to Bucharest for the first match of the Macedonian football team against Austria at the European Championship. Zaev flew with several ministers in the Government’s official plane, and did not disclose if Zorica Zaev was also on board, or if she took a commercial flight.  Macedonia...

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 21:36

Coach Angelovski: We begin preparations for the match against Ukraine

Macedonian football team coach Igor Angelovski said that the key turning point in the game against Austria was when Macedonia failed to score through Nikolov when the result was tied. We them conceded a goal and that was the key. I told my players to keep their heads up, we go on. We begin to prepare...

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 21:30

Mickoski to the football team: Congratulations, our best days are yet to come

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski congratulated to the Macedonian football team on their combative performance against Austria today, in Macedonia’s first ever European Championship game. Congratulations to the boys, keep your heads up. Our best days are yet to come, Mickoski said. Macedonia...

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 18:52

Pandev brings Macedonia back in the game – we are tied with Austria 1:1 at half-time

Macedonia played a strong first half against Austria in its first ever European Cup game. Austria took the lead early in the 18th minute, when Lainer found a wide cross from the left side to easily beat Dimitrievski. But captain Goran Pandev brought the team back in the game in the 28th minute. Alioski...

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 18:33

LIVE: Macedonia – Austria

Macedonian football fans can follow our historic first European Championship game Macedonia – Austria at the following link – http://play.mrt.com.mk/live/42 The current result is 1:1 – Austria took the lead, but Goran Pandev put Macedonia back in the game in the 27th minute.

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 13:09

Macedonia will play in white

The Macedonian national football team will play its first game at the European Championship in white. The Austrian team will be in black jerseys. The game begins at 18h in Bucharest.  As expected, given the vitriol Macedonia provokes in its neighbors, the jerseys caused some controversy. Greece officially...

Macedonia Sport 13.06.21 | 09:35

The big day is here: Macedonia faces Austria in the Euro2020

It’s a historic day for Macedonian football – the national team plays its first European Championship game today. Macedonia is in Group C, and will face Austria in Bucharest, starting at 18h.  The two teams met twice in 2019, and both games ended up with Austrian victories – 2:1 in...

Macedonia Sport 12.06.21 | 09:54

Pandev: Cheer for MACEDONIA!

Macedonian football team captain Goran Pandev sent out an emotional message to the nation, urging it to support the team in its historic first European Championship. The day I dreamt of for my entire career has come. MACEDONIA plays at a major tournament. These could be my last games for the Macedonian...

Football 11.06.21 | 09:41

Italy and Turkey get ball rolling as Euro 2020 begins in Rome

Euro 2020 begins Friday in Rome, a year later than planned, when Italy faces Turkey in a Group A clash with football rather than coronavirus worries coming to prominence. Italy missed out on the 2018 World Cup and are on a massive 27-game unbeaten run as they begin their search for just a second European...

Macedonia Sport 10.06.21 | 22:15

Football: First task is not to lose against Austria, goalkeeper Dimitrievski says

Macedonian goalkeeper Stole Dimitrievski says that the first main objective for the team is to avoid losing to Austria, in the first game of the European Championship. Macedonia qualified to the big tournament for the first time in its history and the entire nation is gearing up for the kick-off next...

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