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Spain sends Falconets packing from U20 World Cup

Spain sends Falconets packing from U20 World Cup

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets, were bumped from the 9th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals on Thursday following a 1-2 loss to Spain in the tournament’s first quarter final game in Concarneau. Aitana Bonmati put the reigning European U19 champions ahead in the 13th minute as the Nigerian defence line ball –watched a brilliant team

Sergio Aguero double seals Community Shield for Manchester City as sloppy Chelsea give Maurizio Sarri plenty to ponder

Sergio Aguero scored both Manchester City goals as the Premier League champions beat Chelsea to win the Community Shield on a sweltering day at Wembley. Aguero’s first – his 200th goal for the club – came after 13 minutes, when he collected the ball on the edge of the area after Phil Foden surged forward,

Nigeria escapes FIFA hammer as DSS ejects Giwa from NFF secretariat

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have ejected Chris Giwa from the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Giwa and the staff who occupied the NFF secretariat on July 2 have been asked to immediately vacate the premises. FIFA, football governing body, had threatened to ban Nigeria if the situation was not

FIFA tells Putin world is ‘in love’ with Russia

FIFA president Gianni Infantino told President Vladimir Putin on Friday the world was “in love” with World Cup hosts Russia and praised him for overcoming negative stereotypes about the country. Infantino spoke at a meeting with Putin and former world football stars including former England defender Rio Ferdinand and ex-Denmark goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel. “We all