Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

Goalless draw enough to secure Tunisia World Cup berth

Cote d’Ivoire Police Launch Tear Gas at Moroccan Fans 2018 World Cup Qualifying Wrap 11 November 2017
Isaac Mcdaniel | 12 November, 2017, 02:11

Morocco and Tunisia qualified for the World Cup on Saturday, taking Africa's last two places.

Nigeria, Senegal and Egypt had previously sealed their spots in Russian Federation next year.

The Atlas Lions have qualified for the World Cup finals for the first time since 1998.

Morocco has qualified for its first FIFA World Cup since 1998 after beating closest Group C challenger Ivory Coast 2-0 away from home on Sunday (AEDT), and Tunisia is through too after a 0-0 draw with Libya.

Ivory Coast suffered a double blow as Medhi Benatia made it 2-0 for Herve Renard's troops in the 30th minute with a strike from the centre of the box that found the roof of the net.

West Africa has dominated Africa's contingent at the World Cup in recent years but some of its big names missed out this time: Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Ghana, all African champions multiple times, won't be in Russian Federation.

After NGT rap, Delhi government defers odd-even
The tribunal on Friday said the scheme was a "farce" , and that it can not be implemented from next week without its permission. Moreover, the entry of heavy vehicles from other states make the roads in Delhi congested with an increase in pollution levels.

Poll Shows Alabama Race Tied After Allegations Against Roy Moore
Moore's name will appear on the ballot no matter what, along with that of Democrat Doug Jones , a former U.S. In addition, Zeigler said that even if the allegation was true, it did not involve sexual intercourse.

NASA is working with Uber on its flying taxi project
The firm it said on Wednesday it was confident of achieving regulatory approval for its air service in the USA and Europe. The company has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA and will work with the space agency to manage its air traffic.

Ivory Coast, meanwhile, failed to qualify for the quadrennial tournament after making it to the competition's finals for three times in a row in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

Nabil Dirar gave the visitors the lead 25 minutes in, cutting in from the right and seeing his left-footed cross go all the way in, raising serious questions over goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo.

What time does Ivory Coast vs Morocco start? The Tunisians held on for the draw, though, and it turned out to be a precious point.

In a recent interview with DH, Wilmots has lambasted the lack of players he has had to choose from for their World Cup qualifiers.

Tunisia finished top of the group on 14 points, just one point ahead of second-placed Congo Democratic Republic who defeated Guinea 3-1.

Recommended

Injustice 2 Adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Latest DLC Injustice 2 Adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Latest DLC The reveal trailer does not show any gameplay sample yet, so it is hard to say how the action is with having all four characters. Injustice 2 , NetherRealm's superhero-filled fighting game, is set to receive its most surprising DLC additions yet.

Cent Responds After Meek Mill Sentenced To 2-4 Years In Prison Cent Responds After Meek Mill Sentenced To 2-4 Years In Prison A Philly judge sentenced the popular rapper to 2 to 4 years in prison for violating probation in the almost decade-old case. At the time, he threw himself on the mercy of the court, telling Brinkley, "I'm human, I'm not flawless ".

Donald Trump fires off first tweets under new 280 character limit Donald Trump fires off first tweets under new 280 character limit Previously, you could only use up to 20 characters, which some found to be limiting, while some found it to be enough. The 280-character limit replaced 140-character limit which was there since the beginning.

Republicans: Moore should drop out if allegations are true Republicans: Moore should drop out if allegations are true John McCain, however, did not equivocate . "Allow the people of Alabama to elect a candidate they can be proud of", he added. Some local Alabama politicians, however, were not as quick to suggest the allegations could be credible.

Terry Crews Sexual Assault Claim Is Now Being Investigated By The LAPD Terry Crews Sexual Assault Claim Is Now Being Investigated By The LAPD Everybody Hates Chris star, Terry Crews is not only speaking up about his encounter with an agent that sexually assaulted him, he's taking legal action as well.

Washington demands that RT should register as foreign agent by November 13 Washington demands that RT should register as foreign agent by November 13 According to CBS, "failure to register could mean the arrest of the channel's American director and the freezing of its accounts". It would require RT to label anything it produces - making it clear its reports are distributed on behalf of the Russian state.

Rian Johnson to helm new Star Wars trilogy; Unconnected to Skywalker saga Rian Johnson to helm new Star Wars trilogy; Unconnected to Skywalker saga Disney just closed a deal with Rian Johnson , director of " The Last Jedi ", to develop a brand new trilogy, according to Iger. This content, dubbed " Star Wars Battlefront II The Last Jedi Season " leads into the next film's highly anticipated release.

CoPIRG: High levels of lead in some fidget spinners sold at Target CoPIRG: High levels of lead in some fidget spinners sold at Target Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. CBS News reports that the gadgets are being sold in the toy aisles alongside the spinners sold to 6-year-olds.

UCLA basketball players could be stuck in China 'for months' UCLA basketball players could be stuck in China 'for months' Earlier this week, LaVar told reporters that the situation "ain't that big a deal," but has been uncharacteristically quiet since. Chinese authorities have up to 37 days before deciding whether to obtain official approval for an arrest, said Margaret K.

Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea Pacific Fleet's unique ability and ironclad commitment to the continued security and stability of the region", he added. Three US aircraft carrier strike groups will hold joint drills in the Western Pacific, the Pentagon has confirmed.

Βudget surplus, lower public debt and unemployment in Greece — EU Commission Βudget surplus, lower public debt and unemployment in Greece — EU Commission Hungary's government targets GDP growth of 4.1% this year and 4.3% next year. For 2019, the EC predicts 3.4 percent GDP growth.

Facebook now testing a system that will help end revenge porn Facebook now  testing a system that will help end revenge porn Facebook had come up with another anti-revenge porn feature in April earlier this year. A new effort to combat revenge porn on Facebook encourages users to. send nude photos.

Xbox One X Is for Gaming Connoisseurs, Says Xbox Head Xbox One X Is for Gaming Connoisseurs, Says Xbox Head Odell Beckham Jr . seen at World's Most Powerful Console Xbox One X Worldwide Launch at the Fifth Ave. It's not just newer games getting the treatment, however.

Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians Former Yahoo CEO apologises for data breaches, blames Russians Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said, "but when". "Massive data breaches have touched the vast majority of American consumers", said Thune. "A combination cooperation between public-private to address this issue is needed", said former Equifax CEO Richard Smith .

Vikings Activate Bridgewater, Place Bradford on IR Vikings Activate Bridgewater, Place Bradford on IR Bridgewater was placed on the PUP list to start the season, and he returned to practice October 18, the first day he was eligible. Bradford, who has missed six of the past seven games, would be done for the regular season if placed on injured reserve.