Ammouta: We can beat Pachuca

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Ammouta: We can beat Pachuca

Wydad Casablanca head coach Lhoussaine Ammouta speaks with FIFA.com after his team's CAF Champions League triumph and explains how much his team are looking forward to competing in the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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Easing eligibility rules would boost Samoa, says Tim Nanai-Williams

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• Samoan urges following league’s example over dual-nationality players
• League players not picked by tier-one nations can turn out for tier-two teams

Tim Nanai-Williams believes Samoa could compete on an equal footing if rugby union’s authorities follow their league counterparts and introduce legislation that would allow his cousin Sonny Bill W

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A 2018 rugby league Six Nations on cards but Ireland not keen on England B

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• ‘Provisional RLIF fixtures show a Six Nations next year,’ says Ireland chairman
• ‘But if it’s an England B team, that doesn’t work for me,’ Richard Egan adds

England are pencilled in to play Ireland in Dublin next autumn under the auspices of a new Six Nations tournament to increase the strength of northern hemisphere rugby league.

The tournament

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New Zealand hit with another outbreak of mumps as they prepare for Wales

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• Ardie Savea is in isolation at the team’s Cardiff hotel
• ‘We are taking it seriously and the doctor reacted really quickly’

New Zealand have been hit by a second outbreak of mumps on their tour but are confident it has been contained before their final match against Wales on Saturday.

The flanker Ardie Savea is in isolation in the All Blacks’ C

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Ashes pressure is on Australia not England before first Test, insists Root

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• Captain brushes aside ‘bizarre’ claims tourists will be haunted by whitewash
• Jake Ball’s return to full fitness suggests XI for the Gabba are settled

Joe Root has offered a pointed reminder to Australia’s emboldened players that for all their talk of reopening psychological scars before Thursday’s first Test at the Gabba, it is England who have

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