Tag: football
Sport 02.06.20 | 20:47

The entire Renova football club ordered into quarantine

The entire Renova football team from Tetovo, including the staff, were ordered into self-isolation after six team members and employees tested positive for the coronavirus. All players and Renova employees will go into two weeks of home quarantine. Tetovo is one of the new hotbeds of the epidemic, that...

Sport 15.05.20 | 16:48

After facing continued pressure against his businesses Samsonenko withdraws from the Vardar football club

Russian businessman Sergey Samsonenko announced that he is giving up the Vardar football club. Samsonenko cited pressures aimed against his businesses as the reason why he can’t continue to financially support the best football club in Macedonia. On several occasions we informed the public that...

Sport 01.05.20 | 17:37

Goran Pandev donates the jersey he wore in his 100th game for Macedonia to help fight the coronavirus

Goran Pandev, Macedonia’s best football player, joined the humanitarian campaign meant to gather money to help fight the coronavirus epidemic.  Pandev offered the shirt he wore against Latvia, in his 110th game for the Macedonia, for auction. This is my national team jersey from the match between...

World 31.03.20 | 14:05

Hungary helped Lothar Matthaus evacuate from Dubai

Lothar Matthaus, world champion football player and former coach of the Hungarian national team, managed to leave Dubai, following the advice of FM Péter Szijjarto and a friend who helped him return on a private plane, Hungary Today reported. Matthaus, besides receiving many other awards, was also awarded...

Macedonia 09.03.20 | 11:25

Scared of inter-ethnic incidents, the Government uses the virus as an excuse to close the Macedonia – Kosovo game

The Government is pushing on the Football Federation of Macedonia to close the game against Kosovo for the audience. The excuse that is used is obviously the coronavirus, but Republika has learnt that the actual reason is the fear of violence between Macedonian and Albanian fan groups. The March 26 game...

Sport 03.03.20 | 21:09

Football fans go on rampage after being denied tickets to the Macedonia – Kosovo game

Football fans waiting for tickets for the Macedonia – Kosovo game demolished much of the ticket booth when the operators tried to close for the day this afternoon. Macedonia – Kosovo game: Half of the domestic fans expected to root for Kosovo Large groups of supporters of both Macedonia...

Sport 03.03.20 | 20:25

Macedonia – Kosovo game: Half of the domestic fans expected to root for Kosovo

Anecdotal reports from the initial sales of tickets for the Macedonia – Kosovo football match on March 26 say that about half of the tickets went to ethnic Albanians. The match is anxiously anticipated because of the potential for ethnic disturbances. Large contingents of Kosovo fans are expected...

Sport 02.03.20 | 12:26

Crucial football game between Macedonia and Kosovo could be postponed because of the coronavirus

The football game between Macedonia and Kosovo, that could send one of the teams toward a historic place at the European Championship, may be postponed due to the coronavirus. The game is planned for March 26 in Skopje, and was already considered high risk because of the treat of nationalist confrontations...

Sport 27.01.20 | 13:05

Rival Macedonian football fan groups join forces for the game against Kosovo

A dozen of Macedonian football fan groups agreed to unite for the game against Kosovo on March 26. Vardar’s fans Komiti declared that they had a meeting with the often rival fans from Bitola, Prilep, Kavadarci, Tetovo, Veles, Gostivar… and decided to show up together at the important game...

Sport 01.01.20 | 22:55

Dejan Kulusevski is the first Macedonian to play for Juventus

Swedish born Macedonian football player Dejan Kulusevski was signed on by Juventus, making him the first Macedonian to play for the Italian giant. Juventus paid 35 million EUR for Kulusevski and 10 million in bonuses. His annual salary will amount to 2.5 million EUR over the next five years. Kulusevski...

Sport 20.12.19 | 22:14

Macedonia and Kosovo already looking into who will get blamed for nationalist outbursts during their crucial March football match

Even with three months to go, Skopje is already bracing for the football match between Macedonia and Kosovo, which can give the chance to one of the teams to advance to the 2020 European Championship. The Philip II of Macedon stadium in Skopje was selected for the match scheduled for March 26th, even...

Sport 02.12.19 | 22:08

Macedonia will host the 2020 football championship of stateless nations

Skopje’s Philip II football staidum was selected to host the CONIFA world cup of stateless nations. The competition brings together teams from ethnic minorities, nations without established states or displaced nations. Current champions are the Ruthenian Hungarians – Karpatalija and other...

Sport 22.11.19 | 14:37

Macedonia will host Kosovo but won’t host the final UEFA Nations League game

Macedonia was selected to host the first of the UEFA Nations League against Kosovo, but will not host the final game, the draw decided. As third placed teams, Macedonia plays Kosovo, and then the winner plays either Georgia or Belarus for a spot in the 2020 European Championship. Macedonia will host...

Sport 19.11.19 | 23:32

Macedonia beats Israel 1:0

The Macedonian football team concluded its qualifications for the European Championship with a 1:0 win over Israel. Boban Nikolov scored the winning goal in the 45th minute of the game. Macedonia was set to win the home game from the start, and kept pushing at the Israel’s goal, but this also allowed...

Sport 11.10.19 | 18:30

Football fans chanted “Never North – Only Macedonia”

Some 15.000 football fans who cheered the Macedonian team in its victory against Slovenia yesterday were often heard chanting “Never North – Only Macedonia” The slogan became an unavoidable part of all sport competitions, especially when the organizers insist on using the imposed name...

Sport 10.10.19 | 23:18

With two goals from Elmas, Macedonia beats Slovenia 2:1

Macedonia beat Slovenia 2:1 in the 2020 European football championship qualifier in Skopje today. Both goals for the home team were scored by Elif Elmas in the second half, after his first half goal was disallowed in a dubious move by the referee. Angered by this injustice, Macedonia had a furious second...

Sport 09.09.19 | 23:23

Pandev and Bardhi win the game for Macedonia

Goran Pandev and Enis Bardhi led Macedonia to victory over Latvia in today’s away European Championship qualifier game. Macedonia had little difficulty beating the Baltic team. Pandev scored the first goal in the 14th minute and Bardhi added the second with a powerful shot from afar only a few...

Sport 06.09.19 | 10:29

Macedonia and Israel draw in European Championship qualifier

Macedonia had most of the game but was unable to beat Israel in the away Group G qualifier for the European Championship, as the teams drew 1:1. Israel scored the first goal early in the second half through its best player Eran Zahavi. Arijan Ademi evened the score in the 65th minute owing to a great...

Sport 25.07.19 | 12:08

Macedonia up two places on the FIFA world ranking, tied with China for the 71st spot

Macedonia rose two places on the FIFA rankings, to the 71st place, which it ties with China, both with 1.333 points each. Belgium remains at the top of the rankings, followed by Brasil and France.

Sport 07.06.19 | 23:11

Poland beats Macedonia 1:0 in Skopje

Poland beat Macedonia in the 2020 European football championship qualifier that ended a little while ago in Skopje. The score was 0:1. Krzystof Piatek scored the only goal of the game in the 47th minute, after a corner that was badly judged by Macedonain goalkeeper Dimitrievski. Goran Pandev and Enis...

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