Macedonian Australian football club, Preston Lions played the Fawkner Blues, which ended in a 1-1 draw this weekend. Next Sunday the Lions will take on fellow Macedonians, Altona Magic FC in round 18 of the Foxtel Cup. With this draw, the Lions have kept the unbeaten run and the lead.
Boban Jancevski, the best Macedonian League player this season and best League striker with 26 goals on 33 matches is expected to sign today for Lokeren from Belgium. Previously AA Gent and former Macedonian champions Rabotnicki Kometal were interested to sign him as free agent.
Jane Nikoloski, the goalkeeper of the Macedonian national team signed for the Cypriot champions APOEL from Nicosia. The 33 years old goalkeeper moved to Cyprus only 24 hours after he canceled his contract with the Israeli club Maccabi Herzliya. Besides APOEL, Jane Nikoloski also got offers from German, Romanian and French clubs.
Press release from UEFA: UEFA, together with world football's governing body FIFA, have been satisfied by recent developments relating to the Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) which have restored statutory legality to the national association.
Boban Jancevski, the best Macedonian League player this season and best League striker is expected to make a transfer as a free agent in the next few days. AA Gent from Belgium is interested for him and if by Saturday he doesn't signs for them, he will sign for Rabotnicki Kometal.
Macedonian football avoids isolation and suspension by FIFA and UEFA. The old president of the Macedonian Football Federation was allowed to return in the federation only an hour before the FIFA Emergency Committee discussion for sanctions on Macedonian football because of the dual leadership in FFM.
Ilco Naumoski, one of the best Macedonian strikers is very close to sign for the English Premier Legue club Reading. Yesterday the English club sent an offer to his club, the Austrian Mattersburg and according to the rumors, the offer is too good to be refused, so it's very probably that we'll see Naumoski in
Nikolce Noveski, one of the best Macedonian defenders has decided to sign new contract with the German club Mainz although he had many offers from other bigger clubs from Germany and England. The 28 years old defender has signed new 3 years long contract and will stay in Mainz until 2010.
The fights on the football fields in Macedonia continue. But not fights for points, but fights in the real meaning of the word. The youth players of Cementarnica 55 were attacked and brutaly beaten by the fans of Sloga Jugomagnat and 5 of them ended up in hospital.
Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski embarked upon a mediation mission to bridge the differences in the long-standing rift in Macedonian Football Federation. Early on Friday, Gruevski met with the President of the Ukrainian Football Federation and a member of the FIFA Association Committee, Grigory Surkis for talks on the perspective of the Macedonian football.