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Kevin de Bruyne out of Belgium Euro 2020 qualifiers squad

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was left out of Belgium’s squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a groin injury, coach Roberto Martinez announced on Friday.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will get his opportunity to impress for Germany, head coach Joachim Low has confirmed, but remains second choice behind Manuel Neuer with regards to competitive football.

Joachim Low confirms Marc-Andre ter Stegen will play against Argentina as he announces Germany...

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will get his opportunity to impress for Germany, head coach Joachim Low has confirmed, but remains second choice behind Manuel Neuer with regards to competitive football.
Gareth Southgate, Manager of England looks on - Getty Images

Gareth Southgate: I invited Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori on merit

England Manager Gareth Southgate has explained why the duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were invited for this month’s Euro qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
Mason Mount has hailed the England call-ups for his Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

England call up Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, drop Dele Alli Jesse Lingard

Nigeria’s duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were included in a 25-man squad on Thursday for away Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori named in England’s squad as Bamidele Alli left out

Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori named in England's squad as Tottenham Hotspurs attacking midfielder Dele Alli for upcoming the European 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Kylian Mbappe, N'Golo Kante, Presnel Kimpembe and Steve Mandanda have been recalled to France's squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey, but Paul Pogba is out through injury.

Injured Paul Pogba out of France squad as Kylian Mbappe, N’Golo Kante return

Kylian Mbappe, N'Golo Kante, Presnel Kimpembe and Steve Mandanda have been recalled to France's squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey, but Paul Pogba is out through injury.
Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu is confident about his nation’s chances of overcoming Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday.

Nwankwo Kanu: Why Nigeria vs Brazil is more than a friendly

When the Super Eagles file out against the Selecao of Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang on Sunday October 13th, Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu, advised that the senior national team to go all out and win the match stating that the match-up should not be used as testing for new crop of players.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting of Cameroon challenged by Steve Mounie of Benin during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Benin and Cameroon at the Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia on the 02 July 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

New Cameroon coach names his first squad

Cameroon’s new coach Toni Conceicao has not made any drastic changes in naming his first squad since his surprise appointment last week for the away friendly against Tunisia on October 12.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Super Eagles B lands in Dakar for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s home-based senior players have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal for the 2nd WAFU-FOX Cup of Nations starting in the Senegalese city of Thies on Saturday, 28th September.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho out as Gernot Rohr invites 23 players for Brazil friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has unveiled his 23-man list for the friendly match against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.

Bafana Bafana coach names squad to face Mali in Mandela Challenge

Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki has named a 23-man squad that will face Mali in the Nelson Mandela Challenge in October.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons who beat Algeria home and away to zoom into the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers were each paid N65, 000.

FIFA knocks Falcons over poor showing in France

World Soccer Ruling body, FIFA, under the aegis of its Technical Study Group (TSG) has given a damning verdict on the performance of the Super Falcons at the recently concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Roberto Firmino, Neymar lead Brazil’s squad for Nigeria, Senegal friendlies

PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.
Home-based Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo at the Stade de Kegue as from 4 pm on Sunday.

Home-based Super Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of Togo clash

Home-based Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo at the Stade de Kegue as from 4 pm on Sunday.
DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria ties the boot lace of team mate Chiamaka Nnadozie of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Olympic Qualifier: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Chinaza Uchendu, Chidinma Okeke make Nigeria return for Cote d’Ivoire...

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has called up 37 players for the 2020 African Women's Olympic Games qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire later this month.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Super Eagles squad storm Dnipro ahead Ukraine friendly

William Troost-Ekong and Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles into Dnipro, Ukraine today (Saturday) ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the nation’s national team.
William Troost-Ekong

Ukraine Friendly: William Troost-Ekong, Oghenekaro Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro

Italy–based defender William Ekong and England–based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine, on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa out of Ukraine friendly

Italy-based defender William Ekong and England-based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles when they play Ukraine in Dnipro on Saturday, in an international friendly match.

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