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Mo Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final.

Ola Aina, Mikel Agu on standby as Super Eagles name final 23 for World...

Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr names final Super Eagles squad

The duo of Ola Aina and Mikel Agu were the two players dropped as coach Gernot Rohr released his final 23-man squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup on Sunday.

James Tarkowski withdraws from England standby list

The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.

Argentina names Lionel Messi, 22 others for World Cup

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has named his 23-man World Cup squad as he gets to face Iceland, Croatia and then Nigeria in the group phase of the Mundial in Russia. Predictably, the coach has included...

Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson in final squad for Iceland’s first World Cup

Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.

Coach Dennerby invites Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Ordega, others for Super Falcons’ AWCON...

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has invited 10 overseas-based players to the camp of the team ahead of next month’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against The Gambia.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

World Cup: Gareth Southgate selects youthful England squad

England manager Gareth Southgate named a youthful 23-man World Cup squad on Wednesday with several notable absentees.

No Zlatan Ibrahimovic, no surprise as Sweden name World Cup squad

Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man World Cup squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russia 2018.

World Cup: Argentina name Lionel Messi, Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Aguero in 35-man...

Argentine manager Jorge Sampaoli has included five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi in his 35-man preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr releases 30-man provisional squad

The list released on Monday included two surprises – Junior Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in the Nigeria Professional Football League, and Simeon [Simy] Nwankwo, who scored five goals for Italian Serie A side, Crotone, in April.

Super Eagles’ opponent Iceland names 23 players for World Cup

The Strákarnir Okkar, otherwise known as the “Our Boys” in English, will make their debut against Argentina on the 16th of June at the Otkritie Arena in Moscow.

Ikouwen Udoh: Flying Eagles going for away win against Guinea Bissau

Flying Eagles captain, Ikouwen Udoh, says the team will go all out for a win in Saturday’s first leg Second Round of the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers against Guinea Bissau, to make return leg a mere formality.

Injured Peter Eneji returns for Flying Eagles friendly against Katsina United

CHAN Eagles winger Peter Eneji has been included in the Flying Eagles squad for tomorrow’s friendly against Katsina United after he recovered from injury he received during a crowd incident at Heartland recently.

Full list: Super Falcons invited for France friendly

Head Coach of the senior national women’s football team, Thomas Dennerby, has called up 17 players for the Super Falcons’ friendly against France.

Flying Eagles off to Cairo on two-match tour

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, on Saturday flew to Cairo for a two-match tour of Egypt as part of the team’s preparations for the qualifying series of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

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