South African officials has insisted they will not give up the fight after FIFA dismissed their request to have a crucial World Cup qualifier against Ghana replayed because of alleged match-fixing by the officials.
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The World Cup winner suffered the injury while training with France on Monday ahead of their World Cup Qualifiers against Kazakhstan at home on Saturday and Finland away on November 16.
Ndidi and Etebo are both ruled out injured for the double header fixtures against the CAR team with only Frank Onyeka and Innocent Bonke as the natural DMs in the 23-man list announced, Thursday.
“Kylian Mbappe felt a pain in his right calf at the end of the match against Bosnia in Strasbourg on Wednesday, which means he will not be able to take part in the next two matches of the French team, in Ukraine on Saturday and against Finland in Lyon next Tuesday,” the FFF said in statement.
In a statement, Milan said Giroud “tested positive in a molecular swab carried out at home”, adding that he is “doing well but must remain in protective isolation”.
Rohr named his squad for Nigeria’s opening two World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde this week, but was forced to name an additional six players as back up for the second game.
This follows a change in policy by the ministry over imposing quarantine restrictions on foreign players in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 returning from FIFA World Cup qualifiers outside the European Union (EU).
Rio de Janeiro club side Flamengo spent eight days in Ecuador, played two games in the Copa Libertadores and then returned home with more than 15 infected players.
Nigeria beat South Africa, 2-0, in the final round, first leg of the U-20 Women`s World Cup qualifier in Polokwane, Limpopo Province.
Nigeria are top of group B with six points, four points more than second placed Cameroon who are Nigeria’s next opponent when the third round of games comes up later in the year.
The 59-year-old spent just eight months in charge, overseeing only eight World Cup qualifiers before being given his marching orders
Amaju Pinnick, the Nigeria Football Federation President, has commended the Eagles for a well-deserved victory, but warned that the race…
No date has been fixed yet for the draw for this final round of the World Cup qualifiers, which will be played on league basis
Since coming into the saddle 20 months ago, Keshi has only lost two games to Egypt, 2-3 in Dubai, and a 0-1 loss to Peru in an international friendly in Lima, the following month.
The president urged the Ghana Football Association to resolve all the pending issues that led to the exit of the players from the Black Stars
The Super Eagles players had to process the American visas in Nigeria so that the transition from the United States of America, where they would play an international friendly with Mexico and then back to Germany, their camp site, for the 2014 World Cup qualifying matches and the FIFA Confederation Cup, would be smooth
However, I believe this loss has only served to make the team fully matured. The boys have grown up now, knowing they can lose a match if they fail to perform at optimum level
They make the long trip to Azerbaijan sitting third in Group F, without suspended captain and talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo, and with the pressure growing on Coach Paulo Bento
After to a barren first half, the Ivorians came out smoking in the second stanza and got a deserving lead via a spot kick converted in the 49th minute by Wilfried Bony
Two goals in three first-half minutes helped Germany to pick up three more points on their way to qualifying for the 2014 World Cup as they won 3-0 in Kazakhstan