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Germany edge past gutsy Falconets in Saint-Malo

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets, battled hard but once more, were unable to break the German jinx as they lost 0-1 to the 2010 and...

Falconets face big opening test against German U20s

Nigeria's Falconets will go head-to-head with Germany in a FIFA U20 Women's World Cup Group D opening contest that should be very demanding for...

Russian World Cup pitch invaders held on new charges

Four members of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group who were jailed for 15 days for staging a pitch invasion during the soccer World Cup...

France’s Pavard wins World Cup goal of the tournament

France right-back Benjamin Pavard has won the 2018 World Cup goal of the tournament award for his stunning strike against Argentina, FIFA announced on...

Argentina part ways with Sampaoli after World Cup disappointment

Jorge Sampaoli has stepped down as Argentina head coach following their disappointing World Cup campaign. Sampaoli took over a year ago charged with putting together...

Mental strength paid off for France, says Deschamps

France managed to overcome mistakes and imperfections in their World Cup final victory over Croatia with sheer mental strength to lift the trophy for...

France lift second World Cup after winning classic final

France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday...

Belgium too good for England in World Cup play-off

Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in Saturday's third-place...

World Cup final preview: France vs Croatia

And then there were two. Sixty-three games filled with drama, intrigue, set-piece goals and surprise results have determined our finalists: France and Croatia. There is...

Factbox: France vs Croatia

France play Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday. The French are aiming for a second world title while Croatia will...

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210 inmates escape in Minna prison break

Gunmen attacked and set free 210 inmates at the Minna Maximum Prisons in the central Nigeria state of Niger on Sunday night and killed...

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