Ecuador

Ecuador braced for 'another final' against Argentina

Ecuador are preparing for "another final" at the Copa America after advancing to a quarterfinal match-up against defending champions Argentina, head coach Felix Sanchez said on Sunday.

Ecuador clinch Copa quarterfinal berth as Venezuela sink Jamaica

Ecuador, needing only a point against Mexico in Glendale, Arizona to advance on goal difference, withstood a furious late onslaught from 'El Tri' to reach the last eight.

Di Maria on target as Argentina down Ecuador 1-0

Di Maria, named as captain for the game with Lionel Messi on the bench, bagged his 31st international goal in the 40th minute of an entertaining clash at Soldier Field.

Ecuador under state of emergency, curfew after narco boss escapes

President Daniel Noboa, in office since November, announced a 60-day mobilization of soldiers in Ecuador's streets and prisons as a manhunt was under way for gangster Jose Adolfo Macias, alias "Fito."

Project Sydicate / No Impunity for Insurrectionists

The uncanny similarity between Brazil’s failed insurrection and the attack on the US Capitol highlights the many parallels between Bolsonaro and Trump.

Hosts Qatar crash out of World Cup after Dutch held by Ecuador

Cody Gakpo scored again at the World Cup but the Netherlands missed the chance to secure a place in the last 16 on Friday as they were held to a 1-1 draw by a battling Ecuador, a result which eliminated host nation Qatar.

Netherlands 3-1 Ecuador: What’s your prediction?

With the Netherlands and Ecuador both coming off 2-0 wins in their openers, the meeting at Khalifa International Stadium on Friday carries added significance as it could decide who takes the top-spot in Group A.

‘Superman’ Valencia adds to Ecuador cult status

Captain Enner Valencia extended his cult status in Ecuador to wider international acclaim with a first-half double that propelled the South Americans to a comfortable 2-0 win over hosts Qatar in the opening game of the World Cup on Sunday

Mashrafe's take on Qatar-Ecuador match

The ace cricketer has already chalked out his predictions for each of the games of the World Cup and has shared his predictions with The Daily Star.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Ecuador mints commemorative coin to mark World Cup participation

The Central Bank of Ecuador (CBE) has minted a commemorative coin to mark the South American country's participation in the World Cup in Qatar

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

Castillo left out of Ecuador's World Cup squad

Ecuador have left defender Byron Castillo out of their 26-man squad for the World Cup despite the player being deemed an Ecuadorean national by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

Ecuador coach Alfaro criticises date change for WC opener

Ecuador coach Gustavo Alfaro criticised the decision to change the date of the World Cup's opening match between his side and hosts Qatar for giving him one less day to prepare for the tournament.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

Ecuador rout Venezuela, Paraguay stunned

Ecuador romp to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Venezuela to reignite their 2018 World Cup qualifying challenge as Paraguay's bid suffers a setback with a defeat to struggling Bolivia.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

United States enter semis with 2-1 win over Ecuador

The United States survive a late onslaught to beat Ecuador 2-1 and advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America for the first time since 1995 after a pulsating and sometime fractious match in Seattle on Thursday.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Brazil held by Ecuador, Peru beat Haiti

Eight times champions Brazil are held 0-0 by Ecuador in the glamour game as the second day of the centenary Copa America tournament muster up only one, albeit spectacular, goal from three matches on Saturday.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Ecuador struck by 6.7 magnitude earthquake

A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Moment magnitude scale struck Ecuador early today, one month after a much larger quake killed some 660 people, the US Geological Survey said.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Ecaudor earthquake toll rises to 646

A week after Ecuador's devastating earthquake, President Rafael Correa has said the number of fatalities has risen to 646.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Another 6.1 tremor felt in Ecuador

A fresh tremor rattles Ecuador overnight, a 6.1 magnitude jolt that was the strongest aftershock since a lethal earthquake killed hundreds of people on Saturday. There was no immediate report of further damage.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

Ecuador quake death toll hits 413

At least 413 people are now known to have died in the earthquake that struck Ecuador, the country's government says.

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