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FIFA set date for Chile appeal over Ecuador World Cup player

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 12:18 GMT

The Chilean Football Association has appealed FIFA’s June 10th decision to dismiss their complaint that Ecuador’s Byron Castillo was born in Tumaco, Colombia in 1995 and not in the Ecuadorean city of General Villamil Playas in 1998 as stated on his official documents.

Brazil becomes first South American team to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 11:57 GMT

Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo on Thursday to become the first South American team to qualify for Qatar 2022.

Former Colombian President visits Great Giza Pyramids on Aug. 7

Sun, 08 Aug 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area received on August 7 the former president of Colombia and his family.

It was important to finish by winning: Colombia's Cuadrado after Peru win

Sat, 10 Jul 2021 - 11:21 GMT

Diaz scored a sensational winner with virtually the last kick of the match as Colombia beat Peru 3-2 in Brasilia on Friday.

Nearly two thirds of Brazilians oppose hosting Copa America amid pandemic - poll

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 10:31 GMT

Nearly two thirds of Brazilians oppose the country hosting the upcoming Copa America soccer tournament, a poll showed on Friday.

Egypt’s culture min. to inaugurate 8th International Festival of Drums & Traditional Arts on June 12

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 11:16 GMT

Thirty troupes representing Colombia, Philippines, Indonesia, Sudan, South Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Yemen, Democratic Congo, Palestine, Egypt and Syria will take part in the event.

Colombia to request Copa America postponement-sports minister

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Colombia will ask the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) to postpone the Copa America tournament until spectators can be present at stadiums.

Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities convenes with Ambassador of Colombia to Egypt

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 03:06 GMT

On March 16, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany received in his office Ambassador Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria, Ambassador of Colombia to Cairo, to discuss strengthening cooperation between the two countries at the touristic and archaeological levels.

Uruguay overrun Colombia to win World Cup qualifier 3-0

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 10:24 GMT

Cavani scored early and fellow striker Luis Suarez converted a second-half penalty, his fourth in three games for his country, as they beat Colombia 3-0.

Egypt, Colombia probe operating direct flight route between both countries

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 02:21 GMT

The move came during a meeting held on Monday between the two sides to discuss means of activating tourism to Egypt.

Egypt, Colombia discuss boosting bilateral ties

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 11:44 GMT

This comes as part of a political consultations session that tackled means to promote bilateral cooperation in several issues.

Argentina qualify for Tokyo 2020 football tournament

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 04:31 GMT

Edwuin Cetre scored a goal for Colombia from the penalty spot after 70 minutes but Los Cafeteros failed to equalize the score at the remaining minutes.

South Korea's Son keen to share the limelight

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 03:50 GMT

Son Heung-min makes a point of sharing the credit for the team's successes.

Soccer-Falcao penalty for Colombia earns Queiroz debut win over Japan

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 01:29 GMT

Falcao's 33rd goal for his country came after a penalty was awarded for a handball by Japan's Takehiro Tomiyasu in the 64th minute in Yokohama.

2020 Copa America to be held in Argentina and Colombia

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 - 06:00 GMT

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has rejected a proposal from the United States and awarded the 2020 Copa America tournament to Argentina and Colombia.

Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Colombia over aid, Maduro says

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 07:27 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said his government had broken relations with Colombia and would expel some Colombian diplomatic staff.

Guaido arrives at border concert, delivering blow to Maduro

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Guaido claimed the military helped him defy a travel ban by Maduro's government as he joined thousands over the Colombian border Friday for a charity concert.

More Venezuela aid arrives in Colombia amid uncertainty over distribution

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 07:04 GMT

A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturdayز

Venezuelan army blocks bridge on border with Colombia

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 08:52 GMT

Venezuelan military officers blocked a bridge on the border with Colombia ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment Tuesday.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia strongly deplore Colombia terrorist attack

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 - 12:56 GMT

Cairo offered its deepest condolences to the victims’ families and wished the injured a speedy recovery, the statement reported.

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