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ABUJA， Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Tuesday called 30 players to tune up for the FIFA U20 women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea in November.
A statement by the Nigeria Football Association (NFF) said the coaching crew had asked all the invited players to arrive the training camp in Abuja before Sept. 27.
The coaching crew led by Peter Dedevbo has already submitted plans for the team's camping and the NFF is also fine-tuning its arrangements for the competition， the statement said.
Nigeria and Ghana will represent Africa to compete in the 8th U20 World Cup scheduled for Nov. 13-Dec. 3.
Nigeria， which won silver at the 2014 edition held in Canada， will play against Japan， Canada and Spain in the group stage. Enditem
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The assailant, who had been injured by the police fire, died later, he added.
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LOS ANGELES， June 3 (Xinhua) -- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was in "very grave condition" as he was treated for respiratory trouble at a Phoenix， Arizona， hospital on Friday， report said.
An anonymous source told Agence France-Presse "the condition is very grave".
The heavyweight world champion， 74， was hospitalized on Thursday with a respiratory issue， which US media reported was complicated by his Parkinson's disease.
LIMA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Peru and Colombia head the list of four countries competing in the XI Copa Pacifico of Water Polo for under-16 athletes.
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The games mark the third time in a row that Peru has hosted the tournament and defended its title, which it won in 2012, after defeating Chile 13-3.
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