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France 2019: Super Falcons in tough group

Super Falcons have been handed a tough section at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup after the draws were held b at a Seine Musicale in Paris
Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels have not been playing well enough to warrant Germany call-ups, according to national team manager Joachim Low.

Joachim Low: Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels not good enough for Germany

Germany team manager Joachim Low says Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels not playing well enough to warrant national team call-ups
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

Super Falcons drop in latest FIFA ranking

The nine-time African champions, in spite of their performance at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship in Ghana, dropped 21 points from 1601 to 1586.

Dickson Etuhu not guilty of match-fixing

A Swedish court on Thursday found former English Premier League player Dickson Etuhu not guilty of attempting to fix the result of a match.

Germany, Netherlands to meet in Euro 2020 qualifying as England given clement draw

Former champions Germany and the Netherlands will meet each in qualifying for Euro 2020 after being paired together in Sunday’s draw in Dublin, but World Cup semi-finalists England will not complain about their group.
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UN: Yemen on brink of ‘major catastrophe’

UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned Saturday that Yemen was "on the brink of a major catastrophe", as the world body pushes for peace talks in the impoverished and war-wracked country.
France's defender Samuel Umtiti (top) heads the ball to score the opening goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 10, 2018. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

All you need to know about the Euro 2020 qualifying draw

A unique European Championships in 2020 that will be hosted in 12 cities across the continent will begin to take shape when the qualifying draw takes place in Dublin on Sunday at 1100GMT.
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Jose Mourinho fears Alexis Sanchez will be out for long time

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez could be out for a "long time" with a hamstring injury, says manager Jose Mourinho.

Ex-Super Eagles player Dickson Etuhu’s alleged match-fixing trial starts

Former Super Eagles player Dickson Etuhu goes on trial in a Swedish court on Thursday to face a charge of match-fixing, which he denies.
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Jose Mourinho charges Manchester United to destroy Young Boys

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants his underperforming side to take the game to Young Boys straight from kick-off when they face the Swiss club in the Champions League at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
Thomas Pieters of Belgium tees off on the second day of the World Cup of Golf at the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne on November 23, 2018. (Photo by William WEST - AFP)

Belgium race to five shot lead at golf World Cup

Thomas Pieters and Thomas Detry zeroed in on Belgium's first ever golf World Cup title Saturday, storming to a five stroke lead over the chasing pack with a peerless display of shot-making.

2019: US, UK, EU, 22 others insist on INEC independence

As campaigns for the 2019 general election kicks off, the international community has expressed concern over the forthcoming polls, calling for campaigns devoid of hate speech.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.
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2019: EU, US, UK, others seek transparent, peaceful Nigerian elections

The European Union, United States, United Kingdom and other foreign governments on Sunday demanded a process that would herald free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections as political parties flagged off political campaigns ahead of the 2019 polls.
Julian Draxler

Germany without Julian Draxler for Netherlands game

Germany have confirmed midfielder Julian Draxler will not join their squad for their Nations League game against Netherlands.

Amina Mohammed: Sahel needs $157 billion annually to meet SDGs

Ms Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, says an estimated $157 billion is needed annually to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Sahel region.

Giampiero Ventura quits as Chievo coach

Giampiero Ventura has offered his resignation as Chievo coach after his first point for the club.

Man jailed for sending death threats to ministers

A Swedish court on Friday jailed a 43-year-old man for seven years for sending death threats and an unidentified white powder to 21 cabinet ministers, including the prime minister.

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Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100 metres deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

National Sports Festival: 100 metres deaf gold winner plans to build personal house

Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
Henri Konan Bédié

Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.