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Chelsea goalkeeper to join Nigeria U-17 team

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Promising Chelsea goalkeeper, Prince Shakiru Adegoke, has been called up to the Nigerian squad, ahead of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, AllNigeriaSoccer reports.

After waiting for about two weeks for an official invitation letter, Adegoke was notified by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday, to join the Golden Eaglets in Abuja.

Through a letter dated 27th August 2019 with reference number NFF/GEN/TECH/204/VOL. IV, the NFF have contacted Chelsea and requested for the release of younger stopper.

Adegoke joined Chelsea in April 2016, after he was spotted playing for the U-12 team of Langley FC.

Nigeria will play in Group B of the U-17 World Cup in Brazil, alongside Hungary, Australia and Ecuador.

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Liverpool maintain perfect start after beating Chelsea

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Alexander Arnold’s 15th minutes thounderous strike and Firmino effort at Stamford bridge earn Liverpool five points lead over Manchester city.

Liverpool are the first team to win their opening six Premier League games in successive seasons.

After an intensed play, Chelsea have a goal rule out over Var decision, on 71th minutes Ngolo konte score a hard fought goal.

Liverpool fans has loud Adrian over his resilience performance after saving chances from Tammy Abraham, Michy Batshuayi and Mason Mount.

 

 

 

 

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Facebook suspends thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row

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Facebook Inc said, it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.

The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said, adding that it is not necessarily an indication that these apps were posing a threat to users.

Earlier this year, the company agreed to pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices.

The FTC privacy probe was triggered last year by allegations that Facebook violated a 2012 consent decree and inappropriately shared information of 87 million users with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook has since agreed to boost safeguards on user data and has put curbs on the amount of information that third-party developers can request from platform users.

“… We’re making progress. We won’t catch everything, and some of what we do catch will be with help from others outside Facebook,” the company said in a blogpost.

Source: Reuters

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