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SPORT BRIEF

27th Jul 2018
SPORT BRIEF

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa, Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri and Belgium’s Marouane Fellaini three of 25 Muslim players to score in the group and last 16 stages of the world cup (Photo Creative Commons)

Football

WORLD CUP GROUP STAGES:

Muslim goal scorers
June 15 – Group B: IRI 1-0 MAR | Aziz Bouhaddouz (MAR) – 90+5′ min (o.g)
June 16 – Group C: FRA 2-1 AUS | Aziz Behich (AUS) – 81′ min (o.g)
June 16 – Group C: DEN 1-0 PER | Yussuf Poulsen (DEN) – 59′ min
June 18 – Group G: ENG 2-1 TUN | Ferjani Sassi (TUN) – 35′ min (pen)
June 19 – Group A: RUS 3-1 EGY | Ahmed Fathy (EGY) – 47′ min (o.g) & Mohamed Salah (EGY) – 73′ min (pen)
June 19 – Group H: SEN 2-1 POL | M’Baye Hamady Niang (SEN) – 60′ min
June 23 – Group G: BEL 5-2 TUN | Dylan Mahmoud Bronn (TUN) – 18′ min & Wahbi Khazri (TUN) – 90+3′ min
June 24 – Group H: SEN 2-2 JAP | Sadio Mané (SEN) & Moussa Wagué (SEN) – 71′ min
June 25 – Group A: KSA 2-1 EGY | Mohamed Salah (EGY) – 22′ min, Salman Al-Faraj (KSA) – 45+6′ min (pen)  Salem Al-Dawsari (KSA) – 90+5′ min
June 25 – Group B: IRI 1-1 POR | Karim Ansarifard (IRI) – 90+3′ min (pen)
June 25 – Group B: MAR 2-2 ESP | Khalid Boutaïb (MAR) – 14′ min & Youssef En-Nesyri (MAR) – 81′ min
June 28 – Group G: BEL 1-0 ENG | Adnan Januzaj (BEL) – 51′ min
June 28 – Group G: TUN 2-1 PAN | Yassine Meriah (TUN) – 33′ min (o.g), Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (TUN) 51′ min & Wahbi Khazri (TUN) – 66′ min
June 22 – Group D: NGR 2-0 ISL | Ahmed Musa (NGR) – 49′ min & 75′ min
June 22 – Group E: SUI 2-1 SRB | Granit Xhaka (SUI) – 52′ min & Xherdan Shaqiri (SUI) – 90 min
June 27 – Group E: SUI 2-2 CRC | Blerim Džemaili (SUI) – 31′ min

ROUND OF 16
BEL 3-2 JAP | Marouane Fellaini (BEL) –  74′ min & Nacer Chadli (BEL) – 90 + 4′ min

 

Transfers
Premier League

July 1: Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract with the club. His new deal, which runs until 2023, does not contain a release clause
29-June: Mohamed Elyounoussi [Basel – Southampton] £16m
19-June: Issa Diop [Toulouse – West Ham] £22m
12-June: Ramadan Sobhi [Stoke – Huddersfield] £5.7m

English Football League

Abu Ogogo [Shrewsbury – Coventry] Free
Alim Ozturk [Boluspor – Sunderland] Free
Erhun Oztumer [Walsall – Bolton] Free
Hillal Soudani [Dinamo Zagreb – Nottingham Forest] Undisclosed
Idris Kanu [Peterborough – Port Vale] Loan
Shwan Jalal [Macclesfield – Chesterfield] Free
Zeli Ismail [Bury – Walsall] Free

International

21-Jun: Emre Can [Liverpool – Juventus] Free

Athletics

18th Asian Athletics Junior Athletics Championships, Gifu, Japan (June 7-10)

Muslim Medalists
Men’s 100 metres: Lalu Zohri (INA), Bronze-Muhammad Ismail (MAS)
Men’s 110 m hurdles: Bronze-David Yefremov (KAZ)
Men’s 3000 m steeplechase: Gold-Saife Saifeldin (QAT)
Men’s 400 m hurdles: Silver-Bassem Hemeida (QAT) & Bronze-Mahdi Pirjahan (IRI)
Men’s 400 m relay: Bronze-(MAS)
Men’s 5000 metres: Bronze-Seyedamir Zamanpour (IRI)
Men’s 800 metres: Silver-Abdolrahim Dorzadeh (IRI)
Men’s Discus: Gold-Hossein Rasouli (IRI) & Silver-Mohamed Ibrahim Moaaz (QAT)
Men’s High jump: Silver-Nuh Anuh (QAT)
Men’s Pole vault: Silver-Idan Richsan (INA)
Men’s Shot put: Gold-Moaaz Ibrahim (QAT)
Women’s Hammer throw: Bronze-Reyhaneh Arani (IR)
Women’s Heptathlon: Bronze-Diana Geints (KAZ)
Women’s High jump: Gold-Maryam Abdulelah (IRQ)
Women’s Pole vault: Silver:-Anastasya Ermakova (KAZ)

 

Fencing

2018 Asian Fencing Championships, Bangkok, Thailand (June 17-22)
Men’s Épée: Silver-Dmitriy Alexanin (KAZ)
Men’s Sabre: Bronze-Ali Pakdaman (IRI)
Men’s Team: Épée: Silver-(KAZ) & Bronze-(UZB)
Men’s Team Sabre: Silver-(IR)
Women’s Team Sabre: Bronze-(KAZ)

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