The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia, winners at the just-concluded Africa Male Junior/Youth Handball Championship have qualified to represent Africa in the World Cup.
Benoit Paire made a remarkable Davis Cup debut for France, outplaying Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-5 6-1 6-0 in the opening rubber of the World Group semi-final tie against Spain on Friday.
Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, D’Tigress is scheduled to play in Group B with teams from Australia, Argentina and Turkey when the competition dunks off in September 22.
World champions France had eight players, one less than former holders Spain in international players’ association FIFPro’s 55-name shortlist for its World XI of 2018 award.
Elonu told the News Agency of Nigeria that she was confident about the team’s chances in spite of the quality of teams coming for the World Cup.
Alli, 22, picked up the injury in England’s 2-1 defeat by Spain in Saturday’s UEFA Nations League opener at Wembley Stadium. The Tottenham Hotspur player is set to return to his club for further treatment.
Spain came from behind to record a 2-1 win over England in their UEFA Nations League opener at Wembley on Saturday night.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly accepted a one-year suspended prison sentence for tax fraud in Spain.
Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw and Liverpool midfielder, Adam Lallana, have been re-called to the England squad for September’s matches with Spain and Switzerland.
The Nigeria Athletics Masters says that four of its athletes will represent the country at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain.
The former world number one and 2012 US Open champion, who is still working his way back from hip surgery and had earlier downplayed his chances, battled Verdasco for nearly three hours and 30 minutes.
The 14-man team which arrived in Lagos on Monday from their Atlanta, U.S. base, is currently training ahead of the biggest competition in basketball at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Suruelere.
The 26-year-old, who plays for Vasa Akademia in the Hungarian league, said their mission in Lagos is to finish the second phase on a high note in time for World Cup in Spain.
They thus secured a clash against Japan in the final match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
Ajibade, while expressing her disappointment over the team’s quarter-finals exit after a 1-2 loss, said the national under-20 women football team’s was a bitter pill for her to swallow.
The championship scheduled to hold from September 22 to September 30, in Tenerife, Spain.
Agu-Ejidike, in a statement in Lagos said while he had never doubted the team’s ability, he would only appeal to the players to strive to do the country proud.