As part of the second group activity in the first tier of the European Nations League competition, Spain reached the semi-finals of the tournament, defeating Portugal 1–0, who had dropped to second place in the group behind Spain’s Matador. In the same group, the Swiss team managed to snatch the third place in the group, beating the last line of the standings, the Czech Republic team with a score of 2:1, which moved to the second level.
Big victory for Brazil over Tunisia.
As part of the FIFA Week events and as the international team prepares for the upcoming dates from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to the continental qualifier, the Brazilian national team scored a 5-1 win at the expense of their counterpart from Tunisia in a friendly meeting that brought them together in the Parc des Princes in France.
Messi beats Argentina against Jamaica
Argentina, led by Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi, ended a streak of unbeaten victories by beating Jamaica 3-0 in a friendly match at the Red Bull Arena, with Lionel Messi scoring a brace.
Atlético increase pressure on Griezmann
According to the Spanish press, the management of the Madrid club Atlético is asking its French player Antoine Griezmann to reduce his salary in order to keep it in the coming period. For 12 million euros instead of the 16 that he received in Barcelona, Ruhi Blancos is unhappy with this and is seeking a reduction another €4 million in wages, given the delicate economic situation the club is going through while the club negotiates with Barcelona over a release clause, with Simeone already tired of what Griezmann couldn’t show from the start.
Smouha and Beirut for the Arab Club Women’s Basketball Final
Egypt’s Smouha advanced to the final round after an easy victory against Jordanian counterpart Fuheis in the semi-finals of the Arab Clubs’ Basketball Championship, which ended in a score. 82-58. With this victory, the Smouha team prepares to face their Lebanese counterpart, Beirut, who in turn defeated the Tunisian sports team Al-Amal, 56-53.
International and local miscellaneous:
– Esperance from Tunisia won the 37th Arab League and Cup Championship held in Tunisia from 17 to 27 September after beating Zamalek 29-28.
Former Chelsea player John Obi Mikel has announced his retirement at the age of 35.
Sky Sports reported that a fan threw a banana at Tottenham striker Richarlison during Brazil’s friendly win over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) later released a statement on Twitter condemning Richarlison’s mistreatment and calling for harsh punishments.
Source: El Iktisad