Five-time world player of the year Ronaldo typically grabbed the headlines in a dream return to Old Trafford on Saturday, scoring twice in United’s 4-1 thrashing of Newcastle.
The Swiss soccer federation announced the news after Xhaka was not in the lineup to play a warmup game against Greece on Wednesday evening. It would have been his 99th game for the national team ahead of hosting Italy on Sunday in Basel.
Sixteen teams will be competing for just 5 tickets to the World Cup to be co-hosted by Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines.
The appointment is contained in a letter to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, from the office of the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
The La Roja reached the final four for the third time in four Euros.
Switzerland, who lost 3-0 to Italy in the group stage, go through to face Spain in the quarter-final
Roberto Mancini’s side eased past Switzerland to continue their 29-game unbeaten run and earn a second victory in Group A to secure their spot in the UEFA EURO 2020 round of 16
Aidy Boothroyd’s charges will face Switzerland, Portugal and Croatia in games at the end of March.
The 84-year-old Blatter, who also tested positive for COVID-19 late last year, was well enough only this week to be moved out of intensive care at the hospital in Switzerland.
A driver was moving his car to a different parking spot in the town of Oberentfelden on Friday evening when he ran over the two-year-old boy on a small balance bike.
The coach omitted Rodrigo Moreno and Dani Ceballos from the squad, as well as Thiago Alcantara who is still struggling after sustaining a knee injury last month.
The Real Sociedad forward snatched the only goal of the game in the 14th minute after Switzerland tried to play the ball out from the back but failed miserably, leaving Oyarzabal with a simple finish.
Ilkay Gundogan gave Joachim Loew’s side the perfect start with a clinical goal in the 14th minute, but Silvan Widmer earned their smaller neighbours a deserved draw just before the hour.
Blatter was quizzed about suspected criminal mismanagement at FIFA one day after Platini spent about three hours at the offices of Switzerland’s federal prosecutors.
Swiss authorities said on Thursday that proceedings had been launched against the current FIFA boss by a special prosecutor looking into meetings he had with Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber.
A special federal public prosecutor, Stefan Keller, was appointed last month to examine complaints made in relation to the meetings in 2016 and 2017 involving Infantino, attorney general Michael Lauber and the chief public prosecutor for the Upper Valais region, Rinaldo Arnold.
Malami made this known while declaring open a capacity building workshop and interactive session with Judiciary Correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday.
Last month, Lauber became the first national official since modern Switzerland’s founding in 1848 to undergo an impeachment process relating to his handling of the football inquiry.
The country has, however, given strict rules under which sex workers are to return to work, including sex positions to adopt and keeping faces “one forearm length apart” during sex.
The Swiss football league says it has submitted a detailed plan to the government for the possible resumption of training and matches in the aftermath of the coronavirus shutdown.