Nigerian men’s soccer team stuck at airport, will arrive in Brazil hours before first game

Because the charter airline that was supposed to fly the team hasn’t been paid yet, the Nigerian men’s soccer team is currently stranded at Atlanta International Airport. The Nigeria Football Federation claimed that a “logistical mix-up” was why the payment hasn’t reached the bank account to the charter airline but since they haven’t seen that money, they are […]

Five youngsters to keep an eye out for at the 2016 Rio Olympics

One of the, shall we say, charms of the Olympic soccer tournament is the inclusion of young talent. For the men’s tournament, teams are only allowed to bring three players over the age of 23. While the Olympics might not have the same prestige for the men as the World Cup or even regional tournaments […]

U.S.’ Olympic failure far outweighs loss in CONCACAF Cup

On Saturday night, most in the United States soccer community and the general sporting population were stunned and saddened to see the sights of Mexico celebrating a CONCACAF Cup victory over the United States on the Rose Bowl turf. No doubt it was the biggest of blows to the publicity train and the egos of […]

USMNT U-23’s loses to Honduras as Olympic Qualifying hopes fade away

U.S. Soccer got a metaphorical punch to the gut today as the USMNT lost to Honduras 2-0 in the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Semifinal in Utah. With the win, Honduras advanced to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro while the USMNT must win the third place game on Tuesday against either Mexico […]

Report: No British soccer team will compete at Rio Olympics

Team Great Britain fielded a soccer team at the 2012 London Olympics for the first time since 1972 in honor of the capital city hosting the games. It was an interesting experiment in the modern era of world soccer, but it was also a messy affair. All but five players came from England, and the […]