The Netherlands had qualification for the Nations League semi-finals in their sights on Friday after they beat France 2-0 to hand Didier Deschamps' side their first defeat since winning the World Cup in the summer.
Mohamed Salah scored in the final minute to give Egypt a 3-2 home victory over Tunisia on Friday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between two countries who have already qualified.
The Ghana Black Maidens took on FIFA under 17 debutants Finland at the almost empty Estadio Charrua in Montevideo. The Maidens qualified through goals from Milot Pokua, Abdulai Mukarama and Grace Animah.
Paris Saint-Germain announced on Thursday they had found "no proven case of discrimination" after an internal inquiry into accusations that players were subject to racial profiling by club recruiters.
Premier League set to use VAR system from next season after clubs "agreed in principle" to the move on Thursday.
Reports in the local Ghanaian media indicated that the Ghana Black Stars who are in Kenya to prepare for the AFCON 2019 qualifying match against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on Sunday were stranded. This has compelled the Normalisation Committee to refute the news making rounds in the media. A statement on the wesite of the GFA reads:
The FIFA normalisation committee met with club Legal Committee, Appeals Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Club Licensing Board, Players’ Status Committee, Premier League Board, Division One League Board, Ethics Committee to discuss issues which has been an impediment to football development in the country
The Black Maidens' skipper replicated her qualifying round form as she baged an hat-trick against the host nation Uruguay in the FIFA Under 17 World cup in Montevideo.
Ighalo scored an impressive 21 goals in 28 games for the club, and his presence was dearly missed in their final round of fixtures as they duly succumbed to defeat and subsequent relegation.
Former France international Franck Ribery allegedly slapped French television pundit Patrick Guillou after Bayern Munich's 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund, Bild newspaper reported on Sunday.