UNMIS and Norwegian police have started training the second batch of Southern Sudan police in Juba on Monday.The purpose of the training is to prepare Southern Sudan police for the coming referendum exercise.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A first-half strike by Alice Danso was enough to propel Ghana to a shock 1-0 win over Brazil in Group D of the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup on Thursday.
The Ghanaians, who lost their opening game against Canada, were in a defiant mood and managed to hold off the dominant South Americans to emerge victorious in the second match of a double-header at the Larry Gomes Stadium.
With the game being played out in midfield, Ghana got the much needed goal against the run of play to push the Brazilians on the back foot.
Linda Addai's dipping shot from distance was fumbled by Brazilian goalkeeper Daniele and Danso pounced to poke home the easiest of goals.
In the day's first match, Siobhan Killeen's 76th minute strike earned the Republic of Ireland a similar hard fought 1-0 win over CONCACAF champions Canada to leave all four teams on three points heading into their final Group D matches on Monday.
After a goalless opening period, Killeen produced a stunning long-range effort to give the Irish their first win after losing their opener to Brazil.
In Group C, Spain took a giant step towards qualifying for the quarter-finals with a handsome 3-1 win over New Zealand at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
led 1-0 after four minutes through Gema Gili's stunner but the Kiwis ensured the game went to the break at 1-1 after Kate Loye 15th minute strike.
Sara Merida's 48th minute free kick put Spain back in front and Paloma Lazaro's header in the 86th minute sealed the affair.
In the night's second match, Japan revived their tournament hopes in stylish fashion with a sparkling performance to overwhelm Venezuela 6-0.