Roberto Firmino: Steven Gerrard says forward is ‘the key’ to Liverpool

Roberto Firmino: Steven Gerrard says forward is ‘the key’ to Liverpool

Source BBC Brazil forward Roberto Firmino is “the key” to Liverpool’s “best squad for a very long time”, says former captain Steven Gerrard. Jurgen Klopp’s side are top of the Premier League after winning all six of their top-flight games this season. Firmino, 26, has two goals and two assists in the league, and also scored the winner against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League. ADVERTISEMENT “Firmino is an absolute genius when you watch him…

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Six African finalists selected by Arsenal FC and WorldRemit for new “Future Stars” youth coaching programme

Six African finalists selected by Arsenal FC and WorldRemit for new “Future Stars” youth coaching programme

A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club (www.Arsenal.com) and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com), have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. These final six coaches will now compete in a public vote on FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend an exclusive training programme with Arsenal Soccer Schools in London – fully sponsored by WorldRemit. The finalists facing a public vote are: Adegun…

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New Comers In the Cranes Coach 33 Man Squad

New Comers In the Cranes Coach 33 Man Squad

By Admin The Uganda Cranes Head coach Sebastien Desabre has summoned a 33 man Squad for the AFCON Qualifier match between Uganda and Lesotho to be played on 13th October, 2018 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole. Among the 33 man squad, are new comers who seem to be surprises to the nation mainly football fanatics. Among them include, Mustafa Kizza, Allan Okello, Julius Poloto (KCCA) Mustafa Mujuzi (Proline) Bashir Asiku(Vipper fc) among others. The new…

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Modric crowned Fifa Best Player of the Year

Modric crowned Fifa Best Player of the Year

source Supersport Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned Fifa’s best player of the year on Monday. The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Madrid won a third straight Champions League, and he inspired Croatia to reach the World Cup final for the first time. He beat Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah to the prize. Modric’s success…

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Ronaldo off the mark with a brace, Costa dismissed for spitting

Ronaldo off the mark with a brace, Costa dismissed for spitting

Ronaldo off the mark with a brace, Costa dismissed for spitting Source Supersport Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first competitive goals for Juventus on Sunday, with a second-half double by the Portuguese star giving the Italian champions a 2-1 Serie A win over Sassuolo to make it four victories from as many games. The 33-year-old tapped in from barely a yard out after a goalmouth scramble on 50 minutes, and added a second 15 minutes later…

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The 14th Inter Forces Games and Championships 2018 launched

The 14th  Inter Forces Games and  Championships 2018 launched

The 14th Inter Forces Games and Championships 2018 By our reporter In the spirit of enhancing joint operations for sustainable national security among national armed forces, the chief of defense forces Gen David Muhoozi has today launched the 14th inter forces games and championships of 2018 at Uganda Media center; which will be opened tomorrow by the prime minister of Uganda Dr Rukahana Rugunda at Bombo military barracks. Over 800 armed men and women will…

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Read more on Watford shock Spurs to maintain perfect start

Read more on Watford shock Spurs to maintain perfect start

Source BBC Watford manager Javi Gracia credited Troy Deeney’s “special personality” as Watford came from behind to shock Tottenham and maintain their perfect start to the Premier League season. Both sides began the match with 100% records but captain Deeney led the home side’s comeback with his second goal of the campaign before Craig Cathcart’s second-half header decided a tight encounter. Tottenham had scored a fortuitous opener as Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure bundled into his…

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Jamie Vardy: England striker to step aside from international football

Jamie Vardy: England striker to step aside from international football

Source BBC Jamie Vardy: England striker to step aside from international football Striker Jamie Vardy is stepping aside from international football to allow England manager Gareth Southgate to bring younger players in. But the 31-year-old – who scored seven goals in 26 international appearances – and Southgate have agreed to “not shut the door completely”. Leicester City’s Vardy says he first told Southgate of his intentions at the World Cup in Russia. ADVERTISEMENT “This has…

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Mesut Ozil: German FA rejects Arsenal midfielder’s racism claim

Mesut Ozil: German FA rejects Arsenal midfielder’s racism claim

SOURCE BBC Germany’s football association (DFB) has “emphatically rejected” allegations of racism from Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, but says it could have done more to protect him from abuse. Ozil, 29, said he no longer wants to play for Germany, citing “racism and disrespect” within German football. The midfielder says he received hate mail and threats, and was blamed for Germany’s disappointing World Cup. The DFB said it “regrets the departure of Mesut Ozil from the…

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From Maradona’s antics to Neymar’s theatrics – five World Cup moments

From Maradona’s antics to Neymar’s theatrics – five World Cup moments

Source SuperSport A thrilling World Cup came to its conclusion as France beat Croatia in Sunday’s final in Moscow, but there have been plenty of unusual incidents on the pitch and on the sidelines in Russia. Here, we look at five of the best offbeat stories from the 2018 World Cup: Maradona’s two-fingered salute Diego Maradona will always be remembered as one of the greatest players of all-time for his exploits in 1986, but he…

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