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Tajikistan are the first in a series of friendly matches lined up for the national team with games against Jordan and New Zealand to come. These matches will allow Dollah to get his ideas across to the players in a bid to instill an attacking poe market flair to a side which towards the end of Rajagobal’s reign tended to be too defensive. Malaysia, champions in 2010, have been drawn with defending champions and co-hosts Singapore, Thailand and the qualifying winners for the AFF Cup which begins on Nov 22, leaving former Police coach Dollah little time to get his team ready.

 

For the game against Tajikistan, Dollah chose not to rock the boat given his appointment was only finalised in early July and named a squad similar to the team national youth coach Ong Kim Swee took to the Philippines on Apr 27 for a 0-0 draw in a friendly. Only Bunyamin Umar, through injury, Junior Eldstal and Bobby Gonzales have been left out with Dollah handing recalls to Police defender Muslim Ahmad, Darul Ta’zim striker Norshahrul Idlan Talaha and wingers S.

 

Chanturu from Sarawak and Pahang’s R. Gopinathan. Dollah’s line up will make for interesting debate as he is expected to keep Hafiz Kamal in central midfield with his Pahang protege having started all three of Malaysia’s international matches this year and stayed unbeaten. The question that will need answering is who from ex-national captain Safiq Rahim and Kelantan skipper Badhri Radzi will partner Hafiz or if all three are to play in a possible attacking 4-3-3 formation. Dollah has plenty of options to choose from for going forward with strikers Norsharul, Safee Sali, Baddrol Bakhtiar, Ahmad Fakri Saarani and Norfarhan Muhammad all vying with wingers Chanturu, Gopinathan, Amri Yahyah, Azamuddin Akil and S. Kunanlan.

 

In defence, Bunyamin’s absence means Mahalli Jasuli, whose swashbuckling forays forward has exasperated Darul Ta’zim coach Bojan Hodak, is almost certain to start at right-back while Muslim’s return could result his pairing with captain Aidil poe trade currency Zafuan Radzak in the centre. Asraruddin Putra Omar appears to have the edge over Zubir Azmi for the left-back position while Khairul Fahmi Che Mat is favoured to start in goal. Malaysia, ranked 153rd by Fifa, and 124th-ranked Tajikistan have never met before with the hosts having beaten Afghanistan 1-0 and lost to 2-0 to Estonia in their two previous outings this year.Search results | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Coming off two impressive friendly victories in Europe – 4-3 over the Netherlands in Amsterdam and 2-1 over world champions Germany in Cologne – the United States kick off their Gold Cup defence against Honduras in suburban Dallas on Tuesday.“We have four days to prepare for Honduras. We expect a nasty game and an aggressive and buy rs gold difficult game,” Klinsmann said. “We definitely have to step it up.”The Americans, who will also face Haiti and Panama in the group stage, will qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia by retaining the title in the regional championship for North and Central America and the Caribbean.Guatemala are set to face Mexico, Cuba, and Trinidad and Tobago in Gold Cup group stage matches.--AFPNew Zealand thrown out of Olympic qualifying | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

 

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s footballers were thrown out of their Olympic qualifying tournament Sunday for fielding an ineligible player just hours before they were due to contest the final.Vanuatu lodged a complaint about fullback Deklan Wynne after losing 2-0 to New Zealand in Friday’s semi-final at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea, which serves as the Oceania men’s Olympic qualifying tournament.“A member of the New Zealand U-23 squad has been deemed ineligible to represent New Zealand,” the Oceania Football Confederation Disciplinary Committee said in a statement.

 

“The Committee has declared that New Zealand has forfeited the match against Vanuatu... and therefore Vanuatu proceed to the final match of the OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament against Fiji.”New Zealand Football (NZF) confirmed the 20-year-old Wynne was the target of the protest but gave no details.“We strongly refute the ruling regarding the ineligibility of the player in question and we will be challenging this decision,” NZF chief executive Andy Martin said.

 

Wynne easily meets the January 1, 1993 birth deadline to make the Olympics, indicating the eligibility issue could be related to the South African-born player’s passport.He has previously represented the full New Zealand All Whites team as rs gold well as the Junior All Whites at the recent FIFA U20 World Cup.New Zealand has qualified as the Oceania representative at the Olympics ever since Australia moved to the Asian conference after the 2004 Games in Greece.At both the Beijing and London Olympics they lost two and drew one game and failed to progress from pool play. --AFPKaka powers MLS All-Stars over Tottenham 2-1 | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

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The scandal erupted on Sunday when media groups buy poe currency made public a year-long worldwide investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents leaked from a Panama-based law firm that exposed a tangle of offshore financial dealings by the elite.Among the accused are close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin, relatives of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson as well as sports celebrities and screen stars.Messi and his father are named as owners of a Panama company that had not previously been disclosed during a Spanish probe into their tax affairs.

 

“The Panama company to which they refer to is a totally inactive company that never had any funds or any open current accounts,” the Messi family said.They added that the firm was created by the family’s former tax advisers and that everything had since been brought into line where Messi’s fiscal situation was concerned.Barcelona published a message of support to their star player on their official website.“The club supports the arguments which the Messi family published in a statement today,” said the Barca statement.

 

“Since the very first moment that the ‘Panama papers’ which accuse Leo Messi were released, FC Barcelona has sent its affection and support to the player and to his whole family.“The Club makes all of its judicial means, fiscal and administrative, at the family’s disposal in order to make his actions and honour clear in this case.”Messi and his father Jorge have been charged with tax fraud in a separate case for allegedly failing to declare 4.16 million euros (US$4.74 million) in taxes related to his image rights between 2007 and 2009 through front companies in Belize and Uruguay.

 

The pair are accused of ceding the player’s image rights to cheap poe currency the companies in order to avoid declaring money made from lucrative deals with sponsors in Spain.Their trial in this case is set to begin on May 31 at a court in Barcelona and is expected to run until June 3.Lawyers acting on behalf of the tax office have asked for both defendants to be slapped with prison sentences of 22-and-a-half months.Both father and son have denied the accusations and instead blamed a former financial advisor.Jorge Messi made a voluntary corrective payment of four million euros in August 2013 which is expected to mitigate any sentence.

Twelve years after losing 1-0 to Greece as FIFA Coins hosts of Euro 2004, Portugal inflicted the same fate on France, who were seeking a cathartic victory eight months on from the Paris attacks that left 130 people dead.France coach Didier Deschamps had hoped to lead his side to a fourth major tournament win, and third on home soil after Euro 1984 and the 1998 World Cup, when he was captain. But it was Ronaldo's Portugal who prevailed.

 

The victory ended Portugal's run of 10 straight defeats against France, who had eliminated them in the semi-finals at Euro 1984, Euro 2000 and the 2006 World Cup.They took the spoils in France despite having won only one match inside 90 minutes -- the 2-0 semi-final victory against Wales -- in the whole tournament. Coach Fernando Santos had dubbed the team "the ugly duckling".Victory was above all sweet for Ronaldo, despite his early exit.

 

He had shed tears on the pitch as a 19-year-old after Greece's win in Euro 2004 in Lisbon, cried as he was carried off on Sunday and shed more tears as he raced on in celebration at full-time.In winning a major tournament he surpasses Portugal greats Eusebio and Luis Figo. He has also stolen a march on his great rival Lionel Messi, who announced his Argentina retirement two weeks ago, in the battle for the next FIFA Ballon d'Or.

 

Taken off in the 25th minute, he returned at the start of Buy FIFA Mobile Coins extra time to deliver on-pitch pep talks that appeared to inspire his team to victory.Eder, a 78th-minute replacement for Renato Sanches, saw a header pushed out by France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, while Raphael Guerreiro hit the bar from a free-kick.With 11 minutes of the extra period to play, the goal that Portugal's fans have waited their lives to see arrived as Eder held off Laurent Koscielny and drove a crisp shot into the bottom-left corner from 25 yards.

With financial issues clouding their pre-season preparation, leading to the rs gold availability of just two foreign players, Selangor showed they may just have it in them to survive the season following the departure of several key players.The result put Selangor top of the fledgling Super League table, ahead of Felda United on goal difference after last year's runners-up defeated newly-promoted PKNS 1-0 in Jengka thanks to Norshahrul Idlan Talaha's 68th-minute strike.In other matches, Kuala Terengganu Team and Sarawak drew 1-1 while Perak and Pahang shared the spoils in Ipoh with the same score.

 

Selangor began the season strongly as they tested new Penang goalkeeper Syed Adney Syed Hussein early on through Raimi Md Nor's free-kick before Saiful Riduwan Selamat flashed a shot wide.Penang's Fifa Puskas Award winner Faiz Subri came close to breaking the deadlock twice, just failing to connect to Faizat Ghazli's cross before putting a free-kick wide.Selangor found their breakthrough 10 minutes from half-time when Adam Nor Adlin was the quickest to react after Syed Adney parried Ugo Ukah's header off S. Veenod's cross.Francis Doe, who had been denied by Syed Adney minutes earlier, doubled Selangor's advantage on 45 minutes when latched on to a Saiful pass and then side-stepped a defender before slotting home.

 

Felda subdued PKNS despite seeing Lucas Cano have a penalty saved by goalkeeper Nor Haziq Aris before Norshahrul marked his debut for the club with a second-half winner.In Ipoh, Ahmad Syamim Yahya fired visitors Pahang ahead from Ashaari Samsudin's cross only for Perak defender Thiago Junio Aquino to head in the equaliser from Zaquan Adha Radzak's corner kick.Hosts T-Team were pegged back nine minutes from time when Sarawak scored through Mateo Roskam in Kuala Terengganu after taking the lead Nor Hakim Hassan four minutes into the second half.Defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim were held 1-1 by Kedah on Friday though they lost the penalty shootout for the Charity Cup.Search results | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

 

(Beach soccer) Iran rout M'sia 14-0 in AFC Beach Soccer Championship | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News.KUALA TERENGGANU: Asian powerhouse Iran slaughtered Malaysia 14-0 at the AFC Beach Soccer Group A championship in Batu Burok here today.Iran scored six goals apiece in the first two-thirds, before buy runescape gold adding another two in the final third of the match, played over 12-minute intervals.Malaysia, who lost 3-5 to Afghanistan on Saturday, were simply out-muscled by a physically and tactically superior Persian team, right from the start of the match.Clearly, Malaysia lacked the basics, with poor ball control, bad positional play and inaccurate passes to allow Iran to punish them with the large scoreline.

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"I'd like to thank all of the players for FIFA Coins making this possible," said Zidane. "This is a very special prize."Real's superb campaign was recognised in a FIFPro team that featured Ronaldo and club-mates Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Marcelo and Sergio Ramos.The XI also included FIFA's goalkeeper of the year, Gianluigi Buffon.AC Milan's Leonardo Bonucci and PSG's Dani Alves were in the defence, with Barcelona playmaker Andres Iniesta in a side also featuring Messi and Neymar.Juventus and Italy shot-stopper Buffon topped a three-strong shortlist for the goalkeeper award ahead of Real's Keylor Navas and Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer.

 

"It is a great honour to receive this award at my age," said the 39-year-old Buffon."I would like to finish with a fantastic victory for Italy next summer (at the 2018 World Cup in Russia)."Monday also saw the Puskas Award for the best goal of 2017 go to Arsenal's Olivier Giroud.The France striker received the award named in honour of Hungary great Ferenc Puskas for a spectacular 'scorpion-kick' against Crystal Palace in January."I'm delighted to receive this trophy today in front of legends of football," said Giroud.The Frenchman's flicked volley with his left foot that went in off the crossbar won ahead of goals from Venezuela's Deyna Castellanos, 18, and South African goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke.

 

Meanwhile tournament hosts the Netherlands' achievement in winning their first major female football title, the 2017 Women's European Championship, was recognised with Women's Coach of the Year and Player of the Year awards for Sarina Wiegman and Lieke Martens respectively.Supporters of Celtic won the Fan Award for the way they marked the 50th anniversary of the 'Lisbon Lions' European.

 

Cup triumph that saw the Glasgow side become the first British club to lift the trophy after they beat Inter Milan in the Portuguese capital.The Fair Play Buy FIFA Mobile Coins award went to Francis Kone for saving the life of goalkeeper Martin Berkovec, who nearly suffocated as a result of swallowing his tongue during a Czech league match in February.Voting for the bulk of the awards was equally weighted between national team captains and coaches, media and fans. - AFPMalaysia plunge to 170th in Fifa world rankings | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News.