FIFA has given referees the power to stop and abandon games if they witness any form of discrimination from fans in this year's Confederations Cup.
Minister of Sport Solomon Dalung will tomorrow afternoon hold an emergency meeting with the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF over the Super Eagles’ 2-0 loss to South Africa in an African Nations Cup qualifier in Uyo on Saturday.
Bafana Bafana of South Africa have arrived Uyo ahead of Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria's Super Eagles.
Akwa Ibom State Police Command has said it is deploying about 500 personnel to the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, ahead of this weekend’s Afcon 2019 between Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open following a straight-set defeat by Dominic Thiem. The Serbian second seed was second best throughout to powerful-hitting Thiem, losing 7-6, 6-3, 6-0 in Paris.
This is the Austrian’s sixth seed’s first victory over Djokovic and he will now play Rafael Nadal in the last four.
Nadal reached the semi-finals after fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta withdrew from their match with an abdominal injury while trailing 6-2, 2-0.
Fourth seed Nadal is aiming to win a record 10th title at Roland Garros having become just the fifth man to reach 10 semi-finals at a single Grand Slam in the Open era.