Arsenal last night beat League One Portsmouth at a noisy Fratton Park 2 – 0 to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Coach Mikel Artetanamed a team with six players aged 20 or under and they looked in control, especially in the second half, to beat a team who had not lost in 19 home games.
STILL IN SPORTS; The Nigeria Football Federation -NFF says it has invited to the national female under-20 team’s camp 40 players to begin preparations for Nigeria’s clash with Burkina Faso.
NFF’s Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, disclosed in a statement that the players comprised six goalkeepers, 10 defenders, 10 midfielders and 14 strikers.
Olajire said the first leg of the second round qualifying fixture would take place at the August 4 Stadium in Ouagadougou on March 21.
This year’s finals will be co-hosted by Costa Rica and Panama.
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