Monthly Archives: May 2020

Lewas aiming for top spot in EAP

first_img“Our preparation has been really good. We have a good mixture of youthful and experienced players. The young girls have brought in good energy to the team and it has rubbed off on the girls,” said Siaka. Pacific MMI Insurance managing director Wayne Dorgan wished the Lewas success in their quest. He said  the company’s sponsorship wanted to ensure Papua New Guineans had the opportunity to realise their full potential now and in the future. Lewas captain Pauke Siaka said Japan was the biggest threat and the PNG team had prepared well to beat them and reclaim the top ranking in the EAP. She said the team had learnt from past performances and would be able to adapt faster to the different playing conditions in Japan. The tournament will run from the 7-11th of May and will feature hosts Japan, Cook Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu and the Cricket Without Borders team. The team that finishes in first place will advance on to the World Cup qualifiers.center_img Siaka said the team had a good bowling attack and would use this strength against the other teams. The Lewas team features seven new debutants, one of which is Seilosi Ambo from Popondetta. The Lewas will play their first match next Wednesday against Vanuatu. The Pacific MMI Lewas are determined to win back the number one ranking when they depart for Japan this Sunday for the ICC East Asia Pacific (EAP) Women’s trophy.last_img read more

Hunters weary of the Tigers

first_imgIn previous encounters, East Tigers have beaten the Hunters twice and drew one.The Tigers are also coming off a big 56-22 win over the Central Queensland Capras last weekend and will be looking to dish out the same treatment to the Hunters in front of their home crowd.This will be the Hunters final home game in the Intrust Cup competition.But the Hunters were just as impressive last week beating first placed Townsville Blackhawks in a nail biting 28-26 match.Coach Michael Marum says preparations are going well for Sunday with a good feeling in the camp.A win for the Hunters will further cement their spot in the top 5 while a loss will produce the opposite.“This is also an important game for us as we are leaving Kalabond.”“We’re expecting a big turn out to farewell the team. It’s sad but we have to move on,” said Marum.The Hunters will play their last two home games in Port Moresby before the finals in September.Sunday’s game starts at 2:30pm.last_img read more

Agiru Friendship Cup underway

first_imgFive  teams from Hela Province and five from Southern Highlands Province are in the race for the K20,000 prize money.Players from all 10 teams will be also be pushing for a spot in the Hela Wigmen Digicel Cup team that is likely to be named after the tournament that will finish tomorrow.Locally-owned Paradise Tailoring has come on board as the naming right sponsor of the annual tournament which enters its fourth year running.Paradise Tailoring is the sister company of Kemele Construction, who are the major sponsor of the Wigmen Franchise.last_img read more

More violence and more fear: fight between ultras of Athletic and Espanyol

first_imgThere were throws of tables, chairs, glass bottles and even barrels of beer. After the confrontation on the Rambla of Josep Anselm Clavé began, both groups moved to Sant Geroni Street and continued the launch of chairs and tables. After ten minutes, the Mossos d’Esquadra appeared after the call from neighbors and other fans who were in the area and were forced to change the usual route to the stadium. LMossos charged against the Espanyol and Athletic fan groups to try to stop the fight and as reported by Esports Cope there would be about 30 retained fans.The Mossos d’Esquadra have reported the arrest of five people for the incidents between supporters of Espanyol and Athletic. In addition, the regional police identified 36 people. Football stopped being the protagonist for a few minutes in Cornellà-El Prat. While the previous one passed normally in most of the streets around the blue and white feud, an iIntense and violent fight between a group of Espanyol and Athletic fans. It was about 12:30 when these incidents were experienced and caused panic among the fans who just got off the subway at Cornellà Center and who ran into the unfortunate spectacle.last_img read more

Jorge Jesus could retrain Benfica

first_imgIn the midst of Benfica’s results crisis, the shadow of the Portuguese coach of FlamengoJorge Jesus plan on the portuguese club, since, after making it clear in the last hours that he would return to Portugal after his Brazilian journey, your options to return to lisboeta club could increase. In an interview with Jorge Jesus released in the last hours by “Sport TV”, the Flamengo coach confirmed that, despite the successes of last season with Flamengo, Go too far to fulfill your dream of training Barcelona or Real Madrid, so it’s clear that his future goes back to Portugal once he finishes his stage in Brazil.In the press conference prior to the match against Vitória de Setúbal, Lage insisted this Friday: “Closer to Easter, in April, we talk about Jesus“. Jorge Jesus ends contract with Flamengo at the end of May and Everything suggests that the talks to renew your contract will begin shortly.The technical laureate He trained Benfica between 2008 and 2014, and then left to lead the eternal rival, Sporting de Portugal, in which he was from June 2014 to the summer of 2018. A month ago, Benfica was leader of the League with 7 points of difference, although in recent weeks, after a crisis of results, ceded first place to Porto and also fell eliminated in the Europa League. Last week, the incarnates ceded first place to Porto and the ‘eagles’ coach Bruno LageHe said Friday with an ironic tone at the press conference prior to the League match: “Easter is usually celebrated in April and we are already talking about Jesus“.last_img read more

Thebes recruits an expert in crisis and corporate communication

first_imgThis Monday, numerous meetings are being held in LaLiga online. Thebes has not stopped for a second giving coverage to the different presidents of professional football, while he has been in permanent contact with national and international institutions to discuss what to do in the coming months. At 12:00 the Management Committee began, in which Rocío Pérez de Sevilla is already present and fully integrated, and afterwards a meeting will be held by videoconference with the Delegate Commission to which six First-rate clubs belong. (Madrid, Seville, Betis, Valencia, Villarreal and Levante) and six others from Segunda (Depor, Cádiz, Las Palmas, Alcorcón, Almería and Lugo). LaLiga, after this meeting, announced the suspension of the elections to the second vice presidency of LaLiga.According to different interviews that he has recently given for his experience in the media, Rocío Pérez de Sevilla is clear about the first thing to do when difficulties arise: “Managing emotions is the most difficult thing in crisis communication.”The entry of Rocío Pérez from Seville does not mean, at the moment, any exit from the communication department but rather a restructuring of the human resources that LaLiga already had since the arrival of Javier Tebas to the presidency in 2013. The president of LaLiga, Javier Tebas, spares no resources or efforts for the employers to take another leap of quality in the face of the exceptional situation experienced by the clubs. Despite the fact that he had been considering the option of strengthening the communication department for many months, it has been now, with the coronavirus crisis, when he has put a new professional at the forefront of the communication strategy. This is Rocío Pérez de Sevilla, specialist in crisis management and corporate communication, who had already been (very short) adapting to her new job. It was selected through a talent company by Roberto Bermúdez. She is the person who is coordinating LaLiga’s communication with the clubs to provide them with all the official information that is handled and, above all, to manage with them the plans to follow. She will be director of communication for the institutional section and will be below Joris Evers.Rocío Pérez de Sevilla comes from Atrevia’s corporate communication department. Although she is not especially an expert in soccer, the professionals who have worked alongside her acknowledge that she is highly trained and that she has not hesitated to accept the offer to be Javier Tebas’ right hand man from now on. The new star signing of LaLiga is already designing the internal and external communication plan with the clubs, many of which have recognized AS that things are being done very well in LaLiga in handling the situation thanks to the help of others and other professionals who have been working with them for many months since LaLiga.last_img read more

Premier officers will sue clubs for non-payments during pandemic

first_imgRepresentatives generally charge five percent of each transaction, whether it is a transfer or a renewal, but agents are free to negotiate other rates with the clubs, as is the case with Mino Raiola, which pocketed 48 million euros in commissions for the transfer of Paul Pogba to the Manchester United. However, in most cases that five percent is divided equally with the footballer with the money that comes out of his tax payment P11D (the club signs a tripartite agreement with player and agent).None of these contracts has a force majeure clause established. that allows you to cancel payments for the coronavirus, so the agents will go to the end to collect what is theirs. According Daily Mail, lClubs in the Premier League face a possible wave of legal action by footballers’ representatives worth £ 300m, or € 328m. Apparently, several clubs have withheld payments They should have been paid to the agencies this past month, and the agents have instructed their attorneys to sue and claim their fees.Many representatives are willing to forgo the delays owed to them by smaller teams struggling to survive during the coronavirus crisis, but they won’t turn a blind eye to the most powerful clubs in the Premier League.The Premier clubs paid between February 2018 and January 2018, a total of 260.6 million pounds, which in euros is about 285.2 million, and That figure is estimated to increase this year by 55 million euros more, reaching 340 million. Last season the Liverpool spent £ 43.8 million in fees, followed by Chelsea Y Manchester City with 26.8 million and 24.1 million respectively.last_img read more

Marcos André is in the orbit of Rayo Vallecano

first_imgMarcos André, 23, is in the orbit of Rayo Vallecano, as revealed by the website ‘Pucela Transfers’. The Brazilian striker is currently active at Mirandés, where he is playing a leading role. That has made many Second teams have set their eyes on him, also the redhead, that precisely this season is lacking a goal. The attacker’s numbers this year are outstanding: he has eight goals and three assists, only behind Merquelanz. However, Marcos André is on loan at Mirandés, given that belongs to Valladolid. The pucelanos intend that come back this summer and pre-season with the first team. From there, his future is unknown. In addition to Rayo, Málaga and his current club, Mirandés, follow him.. All of them would try to obtain the transfer of the striker, in the event that Valladolid – with whom he has a contract until 2023 – opted for that scenario for 2020-21. His talent and youth make the search for minutes to continue growing will be essential in the decision.last_img read more

UEFA debate today the teams going to Europe

first_imgAt the expense of the vagaries of the pandemic, the UEFA has recommended Its 55 associated federations finish the leagues on July 31. The first intention of the pan-European organization is dispute to the beat of the national championships what remains of continental competitions, reserving the Champions League final for the August 1, but if it were not possible due to the expansion of the coronavirus, it still harbors the hope of being able to close the Champions League and the Europa League in the month of August, which they would take advantage of their five Saturdays, reserving the last one, on the 29th, for the end of istanbul.The other star issue in the telematic Committee to be held today will be the classification criteria for the european competitions of the next season in the event that the leagues cannot be concluded before July 31.The UEFA prefers than each country set the criteria, but if there is no agreement Your ranking will apply. The RFEF has already announcedor that if the deadline set by UEFA arrives without the championship having finished, it will respect the provision classificationto that of that moment. With their criteria, if they did not play again, Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Seville and Real Sociedad would be the Champions teams. If the UEFA ranking, the Real would be left out and Atlético would enter. But now, the UEFA already admits there may be leagues that don’t end and does not rule out respecting the classification at the time of suspension as final for the purposes of their tournaments. Yes, what she doesn’t seem willing to todmit UEFA is that Cup finalists play the Europa League, as you intend Rubiales, if the final of the country’s tournament does not take place. UEFA intends give priority to the best classified in the league (In Spain, right now, Valencia, which would leave Athletic out). But, on the other hand, in the RFEF they understand that UEFA will freedom to each federation to choose the criteria and that, only in case of rejecting the proposal, the general criteria of the organization will be applied, the European coefficient calculated according to the results of the last five seasons.Another great UEFA concerns is to solve the transit problem in European competitions. The progression of the pandemic is irregular and there is 16 countries at stake in soccer in Europe. Another obstacle.last_img read more

21st Century Cracks: Mella, the great jewel of Abegondo

first_imgDeportivo de la Coruña has cause to dream of large issues when he appears to be like at his academy. All golf equipment are likely to have marked batches, generations which can be known as to do great issues in the future. At Abegondo, that technology is from 2004. Cadet A has this season the unimaginable report of 23 victories and a attract the 24 video games performed, with 98 targets for and solely 11 in opposition to. It’s true that in Cadete, in the native leagues, there are numerous rivals that necessary golf equipment simply win. However simply as true is that of their league, amongst others, Celta, Pontevedra and Lugo compete, that are not really easy to beat.In that wonderful technology there’s a title that shines with its personal gentle: David Mella. He’s so shiny that he’s a yr youthful (born in 2005), however That has not prevented him from being one of the basic items of this technology. In the A Coruña quarry they didn’t hesitate to add it with the gamers a yr older than him. It’s a very expert finish, technical, with capability for one on one and really simply to see purpose. Those that have seen generations in Abegondo say that for a few years such an early expertise had not burst with that pressure.In Spain additionally they have very managed, as a result of Julen Guerrero has summoned him for the Sub-15. Now, Deportivo’s problem is to not go for the siren songs that can come to Mella from the large golf equipment when he turns 16. The instance of Hugo Novoa, who left for Leipzig final summer season, could be very current. At Depor, on the different hand, they’re satisfied that Mella will select to proceed his profession at the membership that has fashioned him and that has ready for him a path to the first staff in the medium time period.last_img read more