Barcelona claimed a 3-1 victory against Mamelodi Sundowns to clinch the Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday evening, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Coming up against a star-studded Barcelona outfit won’t be an easy feat, but PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns can only do themselves proud regardless of the result, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Barcelona have named a star-studded squad to face Mamelodi Sundowns which will include the likes of Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez to mention a few on Wednesday evening at the FNB Stadium.
Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns and La Liga champions Barcelona will do duty in an international friendly as part of the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations at the FNB Stadium on 16 May.
Luis Suarez scored in the Champions League for the first time this season as Barcelona, aided by two own goals, took a commanding 4-1 first-leg lead against Roma in their quarter-final.
Philippe Coutinho has trained with Barcelona for the first time since completing a €160-million move from Liverpool.
Booed by Spain fans, Sergio Busquets is unsure how the situation with outspoken defender Gerard Pique will be solved.
Barcelona’s Gerard Pique will feature at the Santiago Bernabeu as a Spain player and Sergio Ramos wants the Madrid crowd to show respect.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the newly crowned best player in Europe, has responded to comments from Barcelona defender Gerard Pique in typical style.
Former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has likened Everton starlet John Stones to Gerard Pique of Barcelona.