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Radja Nainggolan says he won't go back on his word and play for Belgium again.

Radja Nainggolan: I won’t play for Belgium after ‘pathetic’ excuses behind World Cup snub

The Inter Milan midfielder, 30, was left out of Belgium's World Cup squad last summer and has said he won't return even if Roberto Martinez was replaced as coach.
Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez strikes right balance for Belgium’s ‘golden generation’

Roberto Martinez has emphatically silenced those who doubted whether he was the right man to lead Belgium’s “golden generation” in their bid for World Cup glory following his struggles with Premier League club Everton.
The Cote d'Ivoire have named Ibrahim Kamara as their new head coach

Cote d’Ivoire unveil Ibrahim Kamara as head coach

The Elephants parted ways with Wilmots in November following the Belgian's failure to secure World Cup qualification, and have opted for Kamara as the man to secure the West Africans' spot at the 2019 African Cup of Nations.
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Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard score two each in Belgian rout

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard became only the fifth pair of teammates to each score two goals under the World Cup's current format as Belgium moved closer to securing passage to the knockout rounds with an easy 5-2 dismissal of Tunisia in Moscow.

England expects as dark horses Belgium launch World Cup campaign

“First and foremost we are going to want to attack the game, we feel like we are going to have a lot of possession of the ball,” the Tottenham forward said.

Harry Kane: We are going to attack against Tunisia

England open their World Cup campaign on Monday seeking to banish memories of dismal performances in recent tournaments as Belgium’s “Golden Generation” kick off as dark-horse challengers.

Thibaut Courtois to challenge ex-Belgium coach Marc Wilmots’ leak claims in court

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and his father, Thierry, said they will initiate legal proceedings against former Belgium coach Marc Wilmots after he repeated claims the two leaked sensitive team information during Euro 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire deny Frank de Boer appointment

The Ivorian Football Federation have labelled reports linking Dutch gaffer Frank de Boer with the national team's vacant managerial role as 'unfounded'.

Marc Wilmots leaves Ivory Coast coaching job

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots has left his job "by mutual agreement".

Morocco, Tunisia take different paths to World Cup

North African nations Morocco and Tunisia took contrasting routes Saturday as they qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Morocco stun Ivory Coast to join Tunisia in qualifying for World Cup

Morocco stunned Ivory Coast 2-0 to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, while Tunisia also booked their ticket to Russia on Saturday.

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots calls for unity ahead of Morocco clash

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots has called for unity ahead of his team’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Morocco next month.

WCQ: Kolo Toure appointed as Ivory Coast assistant coach

Kolo Toure has been appointed as part of the coaching staff for the Ivory Coast's senior national team.

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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.