Yacine Qasmi and Jonathas, high-voltage duel in Vallecas

first_imgVallecas Stadium will be the scene of a direct clash in the fight for promotion positions for promotion to the First Division. Elche will try to defend its privileged position before a firm aspirant to move up. Both teams, separated by only three points. It will also be an interesting duel between two of the best strikers in the category: Yacine Qasmi before Jonathas de Jesus. Both come from premiering their particular account before Albacete and Numancia, respectively, and will have the motivation to see who hits hardest in the rival area.For Yacine it will be the opportunity to claim against the team that opened the exit door on the last day of the winter market, when it was indisputable and had taken root in illicit lands. Elche sold him for the same thing he paid to Melilla before uncovering himself as an important battering ram in Segunda. His position has been inherited by Jonathas, who is now the owner and the new offensive reference of the franjiverdes. The Brazilian acknowledged, after the victory against Numancia, that he “wanted to play again at Martínez Valero”. “This win is very important. I was able to score and the return could not be better, ”said the Elche striker. Chance has also wanted players to be pressing to recover their best version. Yacine left Elche with a small muscle injury, although he has started in the last three days against Tenerife, Huesca and Albacete, always completing the 90 minutes. Jonathas premiered in Tenerife and accumulated 70 minutes before Numancia: “In Brazil I was training alone, which is not the same as doing it with the team. The thirty minutes in the Heliodoro came to me very well and I already felt prepared to play, with great desire ”.And while Yacine will enjoy the reunion with her friends from Elche before and after the game, who will live it from the inside is Jonathas who highlights how the franjiverde family has welcomed him: “I have met a sensational group that has made everything easy for me. Each player has a very important role in this team and I must continue working hard to try to play against Lightning and improve my discomfort in the adductor. “There is no counter that tells me how much I need. Little by little we will reach the goal of being one hundred percent; Every day that passes I feel better. Now the most important thing is to win the Lightning to first achieve permanence and then see what happens, ”the new Elche star finished.last_img read more

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José Luis Capón dies at the age of 72 due to pneumonia

first_imgHis word was always that: “I was very lucky to be born athletic, live athletic and play for Atleti.” His thick mustache and long mane characterized him, who was waving while the Vicente Calderón band was up, cheered by the fans. Two years ago he received a tribute from the Association of Legends, chaired by Roberto Solozabal, in which He gave him a commemorative plaque at the Wanda Metropolitano recognizing his career and his immense footprint. as rojiblanco, accompanied by so many soccer friends, brothers, Luiz Pereira, Heredia, Julio Orozco, Ovejero, Pepe Navarro, Ufarte Laguna, Marcelino, Mendoza, Andoni, Clemente or Salcedo.An Athletic that continues in mourning, after the death yesterday of the youth squad of Infantil C, Christian Minchola Sánchez, and eleven days ago of another legend of the club: Joaquín Peiró. José Luis Capón (Madrid, 1948), historical side, died this morning due to the coronavirus of pneumonia, at the age of 72, who has joined the previous pathologies he already suffered. He dressed for nine seasons the rojibanca, where he joined in 1971, from Plus Ultra. In his record, the Intercontinental, three Leagues (1969/1970, 1972/1973 and 1976/1977) and a Cup (1976). It was 13 times absolute international.last_img read more

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Bolingbroke resigns as Inter CEO

first_imgMichael Bolingbroke has resigned as CEO of Inter Milan and been replaced by the Suning Sports group’s vice-president, Liu Jun, on an interim basis.Inter said yesterday that its board of directors accepted Bolingbroke’s resignation “with immediate effect”.A club statement says that Liu, who is Chinese, will be based at Inter’s Milan headquarters.Bolingbroke, an Englishman who formerly worked at Manchester United, came to Inter after the club was purchased by Indonesian entrepreneur Erick Thohir three years ago.Suning, the Chinese retail giant, took control of 70 percent of Inter in June, with Thohir retaining 30.Inter fired Manager Frank de Boer last week. Former Lazio coach Stefano Pioli is expected to be named as new coach.Inter is ninth in Serie A, 13 points behind leader Juventus.- APlast_img read more

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RTP Donates 400 Footballs to MOE

first_imgRight To Play (RTP)-Liberia Country Director, Marie Josephine Kora Thama, on behalf of her organization has donated 400 footballs to authorities at the Ministry of Education (MOE).In her presentation statement yesterday in the courtyard of the MOE in Monrovia, Madam Thama informed the outgoing Education Minister Etmonia David Tarpeh about the importance RTP attaches to playing, involving outdoor sporting activities, to the learning of school going children.The exercise, according to her, is being formulated by RTP for school authorities to educate students and make them become peace builders in their respective communities. “We train local teachers and community leaders to make education fun so that kids become excited to learn and engage their lessons with physical fitness following play,” Madam Thama asserted.She reminded the MOE officials who attended yesterday’s ceremony that RTP games and activities teach the children important life-saving lessons, like how to wash their hands and use a mosquito net.For that purpose, RTP Country Director further donated a set of Ebola preventive materials which included a well-designed hand washing bucket with faucets and several bottles of hand sanitizers.According to her, while food, water and shelter are essential, so is a childhood that is complete with education and opportunities to actively engage with other children in play.As such, Madam Thama informed the gathering that there are areas of the world today where children are not able to experience the benefits of play, admonishing that “this is the problem that we must tackle.”“At the core of every activity is our Reflect-Connect-Apply approach, which encourages children to examine their experiences, relate those experiences to what they already know and apply that learning to their daily lives,” Madam Thama emphasized.In response, Minister Tarpeh expressed the Ministry’s gratitude to RTP-Liberia for the donations, saying, “It will make a lot of difference in that it will motivate the teachers to identify with the children while on the field of play.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Ghana investors interested in Guyana’s oil industry

first_imgMinister of State, Joseph Harmon was paid a courtesy call by an investment company based in Ghana.Minister of State, Joseph Harmon with executive members of the JKB Oil Ventures Limited of GhanaThe team comprised J Kofi Bucknor, Richelle Case, Emman Samson, and Sudeep Mondal of JKB Oil Ventures Limited.The delegation was accompanied by Mark B Duncan of EnerMech Mechanical Services Incorporated, the oil company’s consultant. The brief meeting took place in the Minister of State’s Office, Ministry of the Presidency.During the discussions, Minister Harmon said that the Government was on the verge of improving the quality of life for citizens in Guyana and informed the visiting delegation of President David Granger’s vision to ensure that Guyana’s oil wealth benefitted not only Guyanese but the wider Caribbean Region as well.“Guyana is a land of great potential … but that potential [was] never realised. Now we are on the cusp of realising that potential… to provide a good quality of life to our people,” he said.Bucknor noted that “there are two areas that are of our interest: services for the oil and gas companies buttressed by robust training initiatives and also the infrastructure that needs to be developed around the oil and gas sector. We believe that it is very important to … spearhead an initiative to build a port facility on shore to service the industry on shore, so that we can capture a lot of the revenues and a lot of the training opportunities in country,” he said.Following the initial 2015 oil find, Guyana has become a hotspot for foreign investors.last_img read more

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Coral Daily Download – Southampton to beat Liverpool to Champions League place?

first_imgSimon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.The Coral spokesman tells Danny Kelly and Danny Murphy why the bookies believe Southampton, rather than Liverpool, are more likely to finish in a top four spot.The Saints lost 1-0 to Swansea on Sunday afternoon, while the Reds picked up all three points with a 2-0 win over West Ham on Saturday.He also turns his attention to Andy Murray’s Australian Open final defeat, and claims the Scot can still have a hugely successful 2015 season.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfastlast_img read more

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GOLF NEWS – PORTSALON HOSTS ITS FOURTH WINTER LINKS OUTING

first_imgMulroy Winter LinksThe fourth outing of the Mulroy Winter Links will be staged at Rosapenna golf course on Saturday 9th November and will played on the Old Tom Morris course. If for any reason you cannot play please contact either Rosapenna or Portsalon golf clubs this will enable a member from the reserve list play . The success of the competition will be down to the Mulroy Links members. Gaeltacht LeagueThe Gaeltacht League match which was scheduled for Saturday last at Cruit Island was cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions. The next Gaeltacht League match is scheduled for Saturday 16th November at Cloughaneely golf club. EventsOn Sunday 3rd November it’s a members competition and on Wednesday 6h November t’s a gent’s open competition. A time sheet is in operation for all competitions contact 0749159459 or go online to portsalongolfclub. Good news for visitors to Portsalon Golf Club for the Wednesday open competitions with the visitor entry fee for the open competitions reduced to €15.Special Offer New MembersFancy some free golf? A special opportunity for new members to join Portsalon Golf Club and enjoy two months free golf. All you have to do is make your application pay your fees for 2014 and get November and December 2013 free. Alternatively you can sign up and pay by instalments of €240 November and December. For further information please contact 074 9159459.Winter RulesWinter rules are now in place for in order to protect the surrounds of our greens during the Autumn and Winter months.PlacingMembers and visitors should note that 6 inch placing on fairways only has been introduced a bit earlier than usual in order to allow the green staff carry out repairs to some of the fairways. ResultsThe winner of the open competition played on Wednesday was 31st was Aidan Mc Alary On Sunday the winner of the members competition was Kieran O’Neill (13) 38 points, runner up Anthony Toland (15) 37 points, gross Kevin Mc Gonigle (5) 29 points third Michael Shields (14) 37 points. The CSS was 37 pointsOn Line BookingMembers and visitors to Portsalon Golf Club should note that on line booking is now available for all competitions at Portsalon at the flick of a button go to portsalongolfclub.com Divot BagsMembers and visitors please note that divot bags are now available on entry to the first tee box and should you forget there is another chance to pick up a bag on the second tee box. . Please ensure that you pick up a bag and assist with the course maintenanceGOLF NEWS – PORTSALON HOSTS ITS FOURTH WINTER LINKS OUTING was last modified: November 8th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Portsalon Golf Club Noteslast_img read more

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Photos: ‘Space Jam 2’ will feature these NBA, WNBA stars

first_img“Space Jam 2” is more than a few years away, but a report by The Athletics’ Shams Charania offered a clue to the NBA and WNBA players expected to have roles in the film.Of course, Lakers star LeBron James will have the starring role, but the Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson will have a part. He’ll be joined by the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and soon-to-be-Laker Anthony Davis. WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Nneka Ogwumike will also be featured, Charania said. All of them would …last_img read more

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Man shot dead in J&K, cow vigilantes blamed

first_imgA civilian was shot dead and another injured by an armed group in the Chenab Valley’s Bhaderwah district, sparking violent protests amid curfew in the communally-sensitive area.Armed assailants opened fire at Nayeem Ahmed Shah, 50, a resident of Qilla Mohalla in Bhaderwah and Yasir Hussain, around 2 a.m. when they were on the way home from Basti village along with their horses. Mr. Shah died on the spot.“Around eight men stopped us and hurled abuses near a bridge at Nalthi village. They were cow vigilantes. One of them fired at Mr. Shah on the forehead,” said an eyewitness Hussian, who also suffered injuries in the attack.A country-made single-barrel gun was used to open fire. The accused’s relatives, in a counter-claim, said “fire was opened after spotting suspicious movement.”Meanwhile, seven accused were arrested and the eighth is on the run, according to the locals.Inspector General of Police, Jammu Zone, M.K. Sinha said curfew was imposed in the town after the incident.Without divulging details, Mr. Sinha said Mr. Shah was killed and another person injured “in a firing incident.” “The situation is under control,” he added. Army called outThe Army was called out when locals staged violent protests in Seri Bazaar, Tekiya Chowk, and Pasri Bus Stand. Several vehicles and government property were damaged by the protesters. The agitators attacked the Bhaderwah police station with stones. Tear gas shells were fired to control the situation, a police official said.Pervaiz Ahmed Sheikh, president of Bhaderwah’s Anjuman-e-Islamia, said, “It’s a cold blooded murder. All accused should be arrested.” Shutdown callMeanwhile, separatists Syed Ali Geelani, Yasin Malik and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have called for a Valley-wide shutdown over the incident.Peoples Democratic Party MLA Firdous Tak blamed cow vigilantes. “Mr. Shah was murdered by cow vigilantes. The silence of the nation is noticeable,” said Mr. Tak. Omar for probeNational Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah said, “The frequency and severity of cow vigilante violence has been a dreadful hallmark of the Modi-led Central government. I urge the incumbent administration to initiate a time-bound inquiry into the incident and bring the perpetrators of the heinous crime to book.”Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Jitendra Singh termed the incident “unfortunate.” “It’s time to exercise restraint instead of causing provocation. We are in constant touch with the district and State administration as well as police high-ups. I have also spoken to Governor Satya Pal Malik,” said Mr. Singh.last_img read more

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