Tag: football
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...

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 13.11.20 | 14:16

US Ambassador Byrnes congratulates Macedonian football team on EURO qualification

US Ambassador to Macedonia, Kate Byrnes, congratulated via Twitter on Friday the Macedonian national football team for qualifying for the European Football Championship. Congratulations for the historic achievement in qualifying for the European Football Championship! Great passion and efforts from...

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...

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...

Macedonia Sport 09.10.20 | 10:19

Macedonia beats Kosovo, has a historic chance to qualify to the European Championship

Macedonia beat Kosovo 2:1 in the Euro 2021 qualifier game and will face Georgia next for a place in the championship. Led by Pandev and Bardhi, Macedonia was the better team, and had two goals disallowed for offside, as well as a penalty denied by the referee. The first goal was scored early, in the...

Macedonia Sport 07.10.20 | 11:48

Emptying the stadium is not enough: police says it will break up group of Macedonian and Kosovan football fans

Not only is the football match between Macedonia and Kosovo going to be played in front of the empty Philip II stadium, but the Interior Ministry said it will break up groups of fans who gather in groups to watch the game. It is considered a high risk event, due to nationalist emotions such games have...

Sport 23.09.20 | 09:49

Franch women’s football team beats Macedonia 0:7

The French women’s football team devastated Macedonia 0:7 at the European Championship qualifier yesterday. This is the fifth defeat for the Macedonian team in the group, out of six games. The only win was against Kazakhstan. France scored the first three goals at the Philip II stadium in Skopje...

Sport 05.09.20 | 18:51

Macedonia scores an easy win over Armenia

Macedonia scored an easy win over Armenia, in the UEFA Nations League. Two goals from Ezdzan Alioski and Ilija Nestorovski in the first half sealed the 2:1 win. Both were scored from penalties after Elif Elmas was fouled while in action in front of the Armenian goal. Armenia also scored from a penalty...

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...

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