Pepes to face Northern Ireland

Pepes to face Northern Ireland

first_imgBoth teams are so far undefeated in the tournament.Northern Ireland who are ranked 12th in the world have done it relatively easy with wins over Botswana, Singapore Invitational and Chinese Taipei.The 16th placed Pepes on the other hand have also registered wins over the same teams but by closer margins.The match will get underway at 5pm (7pm PNG time) at the OCBC Arena.PNG Netball President, Julienne Leka Maliaki said she is confident the Pepes can cause an upset.“A win for the Pepes over Northern Ireland will see us jump at least two or three places up in the world rankings, which will be good as we are aiming to secure 12th place before the next Commonwealth Games,” said  Leka Maliaki.last_img read more

Victoria Fury to meet Singapore in Tri-Series

Victoria Fury to meet Singapore in Tri-Series

first_imgSingapore after going down 53-39 against PNG Pepes yesterday are looking forward to tighten up against the Australian premiers the Victorian Fury.Furies selection process for the team was based around athletes who were with potential to progress and compete at international level.Furies team comprises of highly competitive athletes performing very well at the Victorian Netball League level Michaela Vaughan, Elle Bennetts, Ella Priestley, Tayla Honey, Danielle Phillips, Demi Woodlock, Matilda Hipper, Rahni Samason, Jaqueline Newton, and Brooke Allan. With this, Furies are extremely confident to give the Singapore national team a good challenge this afternoon with their height advantage and quick moves.However, Singapore as a national side with international players Charmaine Soh, Yasmin Ho, Natalie Long, Jocelyn Ng, Kimberly Lim,Parveen Nair, Kwok Shuyi, Siti Nurshawallah, Nurul Baizura ,Chen Lili,Nur Aqilah Afiqah, and Toh Wan Ling looks promising for the game with their high competitive footwork skills, ball handling and goal counts.last_img read more

Bale puts an end to his ‘medical veto’ just one year later

Bale puts an end to his ‘medical veto’ just one year later

first_imgAt the time, the end suffered a grade 1 lesion in the left soleus, but far from it has been his only physical problem in 2019. Last October, the Chiringuito reported that Bale had asked Real Madrid not to publish his health status, based on the principle of confidentiality between doctor and patient. In this way, The Welshman was still unsubscribed without filtering the exact extent of his ailments. Now, that agreement has been broken between the parties to report the infection that Bale suffers and that will make him miss the Spanish Super Cup or, at least, the semifinal against Valencia. The reasons that caused this sudden change are unknown and if it will continue over time or, on the contrary, It will be anecdotal because it is a special competition, a long trip and a setback that does not affect your physical condition but an infection Of another character. Be that as it may, the attacker now suffers his 26th setback with Madrid and will not be present in the dispute of the first title of 2020 … In this way, the entity respected the decision of its footballer and, since then, he had not given any information about Bale’s physique. Last october some discomfort in the left floor had two games away from the pitch. In December, a edema in the left femoral biceps It also temporarily removed him from the group’s dynamics. On none of both occasions was anything known beyond that commented by Zinedine Zidane in the press room.center_img Gareth Bale will not travel to Saudi Arabia to dispute the Spanish Super Cup when he suffers an upper respiratory infection, as reported by Real Madrid in the medical part published on its website. The news has fallen by surprise, not only because of the unexpected decline of Welsh, but because the fact of publicly informing about your physical state, something that didn’t happen for exactly one year. Bale has broken his ‘medical veto’, although it is unknown if it is due to a disease and not because of a muscular problem or if, on the contrary, it will last over time.last_img read more

Deivid: “When they eliminate you there is nothing positive to take out”

Deivid: “When they eliminate you there is nothing positive to take out”

first_imgThe Gran Canaria defender Deivid returned in Copa del Rey to the title in which he was his 100th game as a yellow player, but falling 2-1 to Badajoz in the New Nursery and being eliminated was “A hard defeat”, because “for those of us who don’t play, the competition was good for us; It is a pride to have been able to play the match 100 as yellow, but it is an anecdote because it is a hard day because we had hopes placed in the Cup and the first part has been unfortunate. ” The defender of the grancanarios understands that “the first part is not a receipt for a professional club like ours, it is a shame”. In the second “we have tried and we have shown that we are a good team, but it has not given us to force the extension”, being clear that “if you do not match the intensity of the opponent does not give you to win against any team.” He did not deny that the Extremaduran team “We won all duels and a team like us can’t afford that.” Admit that “when they eliminate you there is nothing positive to be able to take out,” so he thinks that “Many of us have given the reason to the Mr.” with the performance shown in Badajoz. From now on “we will have to break our heads to enter the calls in the League.”The anecdote of the game, in the time of extension, came by the penalty and expulsion of the Josep goal, which led to it was Deivid whoever put on the gloves, lucky enough to stop it, although then the referee whistled the end. “The penalty was doubtful, but there are no excuses. The pity is that stopping it was useless because it was the end. A professional team cannot afford the first part we have done because they paint your face. We have wanted him in the second, but we have not put them. ”last_img read more

Two deputies from Unidos Podemos fall asleep during Rufián’s intervention in Congress

Two deputies from Unidos Podemos fall asleep during Rufián’s intervention in Congress

first_imgThe deputies of En Comú Podem Raimundo Viejo and Mar García Puig Rufián was asking a question about Defense to Cospedal The ERC spokesman called on Defense Minister Dolores de Cospedal to ask citizens without resources “to eat bullets and sleep in tanks” by asking the following question: “Do you think, in a State with 750,000 families without income? , 800,000 people without health care, 32% of child poverty, 500.00 evictions in the last six years, 13 million poor, reduce military spending that between actual and camouflaged figures reaches 17,465 million euros? “. Cospedal gave him an equally “short and simple: no” answer. Rufián told him then: “Now go out and tell the people to eat bullets and sleep in tanks.” “I understand that in this area, as in many others, demagogy is a very comfortable resource,” said Cospedal, and also “that there are times when the situation forces us to reaffirm the obvious.” It was at the end of one of those two exchanges of words of Rufián with Cospedal when one of the cameras that retransmitted the session captured the deputies of En Comú Podem, the Catalan electoral alliance within Unidos Podemos, Rayford Viejo and Mar García Puig thrown towards back in his seat with his eyes closed in a clear attitude of repose. It is unknown if Rufián’s speech was really soporific or if it was some sort of agreed response.After the speech of @gabrielrufian, the poets of Raimundo Viejo (@_mundus) and Mar García (@margpuig) Do not wake up even with the applause. pic.twitter.com/42iku3kXs7? My other self (@ Miotroyo2part) November 22, 2016 Gabriel Rufián, ERC deputy and spokesman for the formation in Congress, does not usually go unnoticed in his speeches and interventions from the lower house gallery. If some of their words often cause irritation, others, and not just members of their party, usually exalt them.In this last group, the bench of Unidos Podemos, whose lordships usually have gestures of sympathy and affection towards Rufián when he heads or returns from the gallery. In fact, they are usually the leaders of the formation, Pablo Iglesias, Íñigo Errejón or Irene Montero, who star in these winks.However, not all the deputies of the confluence seem to be dazzled in the same way with the rhetoric of the Catalan independence deputy. Yesterday, in a session of control to the Government in which the news was the death of Rita Barberá and the decision of Unidos We can be absent in the minute of silence that the House celebrated in its memory, two deputies of Unidos Podemos fell asleep in his seat while Rufián spoke.center_img The two United deputies We can sleep in your seat. Image: Twitterlast_img read more

Anuar shines in his debut in Greece

Anuar shines in his debut in Greece

first_imgLike him, he also couldn’t get the victory Moi Slim with a Racing that escaped two points between his fingers at the last minute, due to the goal scored for Las Palmas by Benito Ramírez in the 90th minute, which put the 1-1. However, the stake served at least to see the side mark his first goal with the Santander team, after taking advantage of a rejection within the area.Meanwhile, the suspension of Mirandés-Zaragoza leave it to Marcos André without playing, as he did in the equalizer against Cádiz (3-3) in the clash last Thursday, in which he had 63 minutes. For its part, Chris Ramos, injured, could not participate in the visit of Badajoz to Sevilla Atlético, his previous team. It is the second straight game that is lost, since it could not be against Cartagena during the week. The new ones ceded from Real Valladolid They start to have minutes and to join the other players on loan by the entity blanquivioleta. If a few days ago it was Luismi who debuted with Real Oviedo, this time it was the turn of Anuar, which premiered shining with the Panathinaikos. He also had minutes of his own Luismi, who first wore the carbayona shirt in the 2-0 defeat against Almeria and repeated ownership in Carlos Tartiere against Huesca, in the last draw (1-1) that saved a goal from Ibra. And, like his former partner, also highlighted about other colleagues who continued with the dark moment of Oviedo.center_img The Ceuta midfielder He played his first game defending the green jacket of his new club in the 0-1 win over Skoda Xanthi, which allows them to stand Super League rooms Greek, surpassing the Atromitos and the Aris of Thessaloniki. The canterano was one of the best of his new team and had an occasion from outside the area, although he could not overcome the Spanish goalkeeper Carlos Abad.last_img read more

Trabzonspor, Basaksehir and Galatasaray extend the bid

Trabzonspor, Basaksehir and Galatasaray extend the bid

first_imgThe Trabzonspor, the Istanbul Basaksehir and the Galatasaray, unable to achieve the three points on the 26th matchday, prolonged the bid for the leadership of the Turkish League.The top five of the table settled the date with a tie. Neither Galatasaray nor Sivasspor were able to add the three points to threaten Trabzonspor and Basaksehir, who share the first place in the table and who faced each other in the Medical Park Arena.The clash between the first two ended with a tie to a goal. The visiting team, Basaksehir, took the lead with a goal from Senegal’s Demba Ba in the 56th minute. But an own goal by Slovakian Martin Skrtel prevented their victory and provided a point for Trabzonspor, settled at the top thanks to the goal difference. Galatasaray was unable to take advantage of that tie. He could not win at his stadium, Ali Sami Yen, Besiktas in one of the classics of Turkish football.There were no goals in the match and Fatih Terim’s team follows three points behind Trabzonspor and Istanbul Basaksehir.The day was completed with the victory of Kayserispor against Yeni Malahyaspor (2-1). The Bosnian Muris Mesanovic and the Brazilian Pedro Henrique led the local victory in the first half, which could have been greater if the Ghanaian Bernard Mensah had not wasted a penalty. After the break, Icelandic Vidar Orn Kjartansson scored the only goal for the visitors.last_img read more

The thousand solutions to choose champions and descendants

The thousand solutions to choose champions and descendants

first_imgSuper leagueGreeceSuspendedOlympiakos *In ‘play-off’ EliteserienNorwaySuspendedWithout starting0/30 BundesligaGermanySuspendedBayern25/34 Premier LeagueUkraineSuspendedShaktar *In ‘play-off’ AllsvenskanSwedenTo decideWithout starting0/30 Cut the daysIt should come as no surprise that the competitions finally ended, but with the novelty that certain matches would be cut. In this way, if the leagues returned in April-May they could be closed before July. At the moment, this option has not been seriously considered.Playoffs to proclaim the winner and the descendantsIn leagues like that of Belgium wave of Greece these kinds of formats, which consist in that the first six classified they face each other and the team that finishes with the most points is the champion. In Leagues like the Spanish, the English, the German or the French it would be the first time that something like this was celebrated.Final Four for continental competitions, but … and for LaLiga?UEFA will debate on Tuesday whether it would be feasible to close the continental competitions in four days, in a single city and with the final format four. The Champions and Europa League would follow this model, but … would it be possible to do something similar with the various Leagues? In any case, this would be feasible if, as it happens, in the Dutch competition the top two are with the same points (Ajax and AZ). Last X days …Steve Parish, owner of Crystal Palace, joked that the competition should be decided by the last three games played. It is a practically discarded method in which the different federative organs should rule a number of parties and action would be taken based on these latest results. A seriesItalySuspendedJuventus26/38 Ligue 1FranceSuspendedPSG28/38 Premier DivisionIrelandSuspendedShamrock Rovers5/35 EredevisieHollandSuspendedAjax / AZ26/34 Liga NOSPortugalSuspendedPort24/34 Super leagueDenmarkSuspendedMidtjylland24/26 Premier LeagueRussiaSuspendedZenith22/30 LaLiga SantanderSpainSuspendedBarcelona27/38center_img BundesligaAustriaSuspendedLASK *In ‘play-off’ Super leagueSwitzerlandSuspendedSt Gallen / Young Boys23/36 Crystalbet ErovnuliGeorgiaSuspendedLokomotiv Tbilisi2/25 OTP Bank LigaHungaryDoor closedFerencvaros25/33 League IRomaniaSuspendedCluj *In ‘play-off’ Super leagueTurkeyDoor closedTrabzonspor26/34 Premier LeagueEnglandSuspendedLiverpool29/38 More information on postponed leagues … PremiershipScotlandSuspendedCeltic30/33 The Coronavirus has already suspended football in 19 European countries: Spain, England, Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Austria, Norway, Switzerland, Romania, Greece, Scotland, Georgia, Ireland, Russia, and Ukraine. At the moment, Sweden, Hungary and Turkey are resisting its complete annulment.Fans ask themselves the same question … How will the various competitions be resolved in the event that the coronavirus continues to spread? The truth is that there are a thousand solutions to decree the champions, classified to European competitions and, of course, the descendants. It should be noted that each competition is free to value any solution.It is closed, as it ‘ended’In theory, this should be one of the methods most used by different organizations. In fact, in England there is already speculation that Liverpool should be the Premier champion. This formula was already made in Chile in full social revolts and the Chilean Federation named the champion of the last tournament Católica with six days still to be disputed. Barcelona would be, in the case of the Spanish LaLiga, the great beneficiary of this.CHEMA DIAZ & nbsp; (DAILY AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>FOOTBALL 19/20CHEMA DIAZ (DAILY AS) Void competitionIn theory, when a championship starts, the different teams are informed of the dates and the matches that will take place. If this does not happen, perhaps an entity could request its suspension entirely. This is the case of West Ham, the English team wants the championship to be suspended entirely.Historical rankingAnother formula that could be applied would be to give the championship as finished, but in the case of a tie or requested doubt for any type of entity the way to solve it would be based on the historical ranking of the clubs.EUROPEAN COMPETITIONS Jupiter LeagueBelgiumSuspendedWitches29/30last_img read more

Vicente Moreno: “I had a humble but beautiful childhood”

Vicente Moreno: “I had a humble but beautiful childhood”

first_imgThrough the club’s official media, Real Mallorca has presented a documentary titled ‘Vicente Moreno: 1000 days with us’, in which he reviews the career of the Valencian coach in charge of the Balearic team.Vicente Moreno arrives in Palma on June 20, 2017 to take over a historic that has just dropped to the Second Division B of Spanish football and that he finds himself engulfed in the most absolute depression after falling into the abyss of the third category where he had not been in the last thirty-five years.With his team, Moreno achieves two consecutive promotions and Mallorca returns to the First Division after two excellent seasons recovering not only the sports field but also the social one.He climbs from Second B to Second in Anduva against Mirandés, a field in which he had certified a year earlier the descent to Second B, and then he achieved promotion to First at home, in Son Moix, in a spectacular comeback against Deportivo de la Coruña with whom he had lost 2-0 at Riazor and won 3-0 at Son Moix.Until the halt due to the coronavirus, Moreno’s balance at the head of the vermilions is 121 official matches with 53 wins, 31 draws and 37 defeats. Precisely the game of the 28th day that had to be played when the competition stopped, Mallorca-Barcelona, ​​coincided with his thousand days in office. The documentary reviews his Majorcan career and also his time at the Nàstic de Tarragona where he also achieved a promotion from Second B to Second and he was about to later achieve promotion to First, which would have consumed him in a true specialist in category promotions. In fact, the Valencian coach also knows what it is to achieve promotions with what was his professional team as a player, Xerez.Curiously, his debut as a player was at the Son Moix stadium, wearing the Xerez shirt, and facing Mallorca. That game was won by the locals, their current team, 2-0.Moreno, born in the Valencian town of Massanassa in 1974, he went through the lower categories of Levante and Valencia although his professional career was developed in Jerez. With the Andalusian team he achieved two promotions, one to Second and one to First, the only presence in First for the Cádiz club. Moreno became captain of the team and scored a key goal for promotion.There he debuted as a coach and in Chapín there is still a mural in recognition of his career in the team in a background of the stadium.In the documentary, Vicente Moreno states that he had “a humble but very beautiful childhood“, arguing that “Being able to live in a town gives you the power to have the freedom to be more on the street than at home, and I didn’t see myself doing anything other than playing soccer. “In reference to professional football, Moreno adds that “you can believe in luck, but then you have to work really hard to get things“last_img read more

Estévez: “In the US it was seen from afar, as it was not going to affect the virus”

Estévez: “In the US it was seen from afar, as it was not going to affect the virus”

first_imgEstevez explained that “times have been very different “in the United States compared to Spain in the development of the crisis by COVID-19 and that he decided, together with his family, to remain in Chicago during this period of confinement, although he explained that it is allowed to go for walks and play sports there. The national team coach announced that the project he is involved in is linked to the United States’ qualification for the Qatar World Cup in 2022 and confirmed that in the last decade the American country realized that “to develop top-level footballers they had to change the plan.”“One of the things that caught my attention the most when I arrived in the sport is the individualized work, not only of the coaches but of the players.. But soccer is different and the mistake comes there. There are players with very good technical qualities but they do not know how to develop it in a context, understand what the rival is doing and what is around him, “he said.”One of the changes in the United States is the change in this methodology, now there tends to be much less individualization and more collective games“he added.Estevez said that he does not close “the door” to a return to Spain, but that his family is adapted in the United States. “Once you establish yourself in a site, you make contacts and many times you get more options in the place where you carry out your work than in Spain.. My family is adapted and likes to live here, “he concluded. The Spanish coach and second coach of the United States soccer team, Nico Estévez, He explained that several states of the North American country have tightened their measures to avoid contagion by coronavirus after seeing what has happened in cities like New York and he confessed that at the beginning of the crisis “it was seen from afar” and most of the society thought that it would not affect them.“Here at first it looked from afar, like it was not going to affect, but now that it is entering so strongly in New York and New Jersey there is some concern and the rest of the country’s states are trying to take other measures so that what happens in New York does not happen, “Estévez said in a virtual conference organized by the Valencian Community Football Federation (FFCV).The Valencian coach, who in his time in Spain he managed to lead Valencia in two official matches in the transition between Djukic and Pizzi, works and lives in Chicago for a year after joining the United States national team coach, Gregg Berhalter, who recruited him in 2014 to work for the Columbus Crew, the top division in American football.last_img read more