SWISS ALMOST THROUGH TO KNOCKOUT STAGE

The Switzerland team at the ongoing World Cup in Russia is almost through to the next stage after aXherdanShaqiri late strike helped them defeat a stubborn Serbian opposition.

It was a high stakes match after the Swiss had held Brazil to a 1-1 draw in the first game. Serbia had three points after seeing off Costa Rica so they were willing to get the win to seal their qualification or at least force a draw and test their chances with Brazil. The Swiss were aware that a draw might put them in a tight spot so they fought desperately for a win.
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Sweden Coach Dismisses Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Possible Comeback

Sweden head coach Janne Anderson has indicated that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not in the country’s plans as they prepared themselves for the summer World Cup in Russia. Sweden qualified for the global tournament after scripting a stunning 1-0 aggregate win over Italy in the playoffs and there has since been talk of Ibrahimovic linking up with the squad.

However, in an interview with TYC Sport, Anderson is clear that Ibrahimovic has retired from the national side and has no plans of including him for the upcoming tournament. He said: “Ibrahimovic said no to the national team. He was not going to be in the team after the European Championship, and I respected him. If you rejected the team, I do not think you should come back. I respect what he said and those who said ‘yes.'[Ibrahimovic] has not called me, but he’s definitely not included in the plans for the World Cup.” Continue reading “Sweden Coach Dismisses Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Possible Comeback”