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Late equaliser takes Nigeria through 

An own goal in stoppage time by China PR earned Nigeria a highly-dramatic 1-1 draw in Dinan-Lehon, with the West Africans claiming a spot in the quarter-finals from Group D at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. Needing a victory to leapfrog the Nigerians to the runners-up spot in the group, China were the more dangerous side in ...

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World Cup winner Silva hangs up his Roja boots

David Silva announces his retirement from Spain national team 32-year-old won 2010 World Cup and two UEFA EURO titles (2008 and 2012) His last match for Spain was in Russia 2018 Round of 16 Spain midfielder David Silva has announced his retirement from international football after spending nearly 12 years with La Roja. The 32-year-old shared an open letter on ...

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Unwavering spirit helps Nigeria reach their goal

Nigeria earned a dramatic late draw with China PR in Dinan-Lehon The result secured the West African side’s quarter-final berth at France 2018 Aishat Bello and Peace Efih played important roles in Monday’s draw Late goals are always dramatic, no matter what level of the game they are scored in. In the last seconds of the final match to be ...

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Ticket sales for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 are now open!

FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 are pleased to announce the opening of the first ticket sales window for the competition, which will take place in Montevideo, Colonia and Maldonado from 13 November to 1 December 2018. The first ticketing sales window has opened today 13 August 2018 with the ...

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Groups C and D in for exciting finale

Only Germany from Group D in quarter-finals so far Exciting three-way battle in Group C awaits fans on Monday Haiti keen to finish their France 2018 campaign on a high MATCHDAY PREVIEW – Four places in the next round are up for grabs – and only one has been claimed so far. With Germany the only team to have qualified ...

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The curious adventures of Peter Bonde

​All or nothing for Peter Bonde and China PR in last group match The Dane only took charge of the East Asians back in February “We have a chance against any team” At the age of 60, Peter Bonde is one of football’s ‘old hands’. After calling time on a long playing career in his homeland of Denmark in 1995, ...

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England hit Mexico for six to win Group B

England scored a flurry of goals in the second half to defeat Mexico 6-1 in Saint-Malo on Sunday and finish top of Group B at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018. The first half was fairly balanced at the Stade de Marville, with Mexico looking bright early on before England grew into the contest and pressed forward. The ...

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Korea DPR edge Brazil to reach last eight

Korea DPR got goals at the end of each half to defeat Brazil 2-1 in Concarneau on Sunday and claim a spot in the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 as runners-up in Group B. It was Brazil that looked the stronger side in the first half at the Stade Guy-Piriou, with Victoria and Valeria just ...

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