​Guardiola pushing Man City board to meet Napoli’s Koulibaly price

first_img The clubs’ bad blood stems back to 2018 when the Citizens came close to landing Jorginho but the Partenopei ultimately sold him to Premier League rivals Chelsea. read also:Guardiola makes surprise U-Turn on Messi chase – Reports Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis admits their uneasy relationship would make a future deal involving Koulibaly very difficult. But Guardiola has pleaded with the City chairman to put aside any grudges and do his best to bring the 29-year-old defender to the Etihad. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?20 Facts That’ll Change Your Perception Of “The Big Bang Theory”Will You Recognize Celebs In Their Kid Photos?The Biggest Cities In The World So FarThe Adorable Model For Simba In The Lion King Remake14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, is pushing his board to meet Napoli’s asking price for Kalidou Koulibaly. The Daily Express says Guardiola has urged club chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak to do everything it takes to sign Koulibaly. Koulibaly has been highly sought-after in the last few years by some of Europe’s heaviest hitters but the centre-back’s £75million valuation pose as a major obstacle. But the Senegal international remains one of Guardiola’s top transfer targets as the City manager sees him as the perfect replacement for former captain Vincent Kompany, who left the club last summer. However, City have not been on good terms with Napoli these past two years and that could further complicate negotiations between the two parties.Advertisementcenter_img Loading… last_img read more

Noble concerned with Christmas match schedule

first_imgIn the Premier league, West Ham captain Mark Noble says he’s hoping the squad copes well with the Christmas schedule.Slaven Bilic’s side play three matches in eight days over the festive period.It’s after picking up seven points from their last nine in the top flight. Noble tells Sky Sports News, the busy few days can be tough to get used to for players who’ve recently moved to England.Here at home in SSE Airtricity league football, it could be confirmed today that the findings of the Conroy report will be implemented for next season – that’s according to the Irish Sun newspaper.The report recommended two divisions of 10 teams which would happen from 2018 onwards.If the recommendation is implemented it means that 3 teams will be relegated from the Premier division next season with only one promoted from the first division.last_img read more

Gusa Games – Day 2 wrap

first_imgThe opening ceremony was the main attraction on day two of the ongoing Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games at University of Ghana, Legon.The ceremony was held at the Mensah Sarbah Hall football field with over two thousand athletes from 11 universities in attendance. One of the key speakers at the ceremony was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu. He said he hopes the GUSA Games would be an avenue for developing sports talents in universities and the country.“GUSA should also have a second look at its routine and periodic games and move towards nurturing and developing talents in sports at the universities.”GUSA President, Dr Charles Dumfeh, then revealed that Ghana has won the race to host the Federation of African University Sports (FASU) games in 2022. “I, therefore, urge member institutions of GUSA embrace this call as it will be great to see all African universities come to Ghana for FASU 2022, Ghana stands to any university which agrees to host FASU 2022 cannot be overemphasized.”However, before the opening ceremony, some games were held in Tennis, Football, Handball, Volleyball and Basketball. Tennis;it started with a high-intensity of the men’s singles clash between University of Ghana’s Nyarko and Fumi of University of Cape Coast in the men’s singles. Fumi who is number one by Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF) won by two straight sets 6-0, 6-1 to book a place in the semifinals. Also in the men’s singles, Emmanuel Plange from the University of Cape Coast progressed to the quarter-final after 6-2, 5-3 victory over Akpese, who represented the University of Ghana. Akpese couldn’t complete the game as he sustained an injury during the second set. In the doubles events, Adongo and Amuzu from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) lost to Bernard Armah and Richmond Armah from University of Education Winneba. The Armah brothers thrashed the team of Kumasi-based school 6-2, 6-1 to cement a place for the men’s doubles semifinals.The women’s singles saw Naa Shika Adu of University of Gana earned a  6-4, 2-6, 6-2 victory over Fatimah Sali from University of Education Winneba to qualify for the semi-finals. Also, another University of Ghana student Priscilla Dosoo reached the semi-finals after overcoming Gertrude Quartey of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in two straight sets. In the women’s doubles, Fatima Saliu and Ibrahim Mariam from University of Education Winneba defeated Apatu and Benewaa from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 6-0, 6-0.  Football:Ghana Institute of Journalism’s woes continued with a defeat against University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho. The match finished 0-0 with GIJ losing 5-3 on penalties. It was GIJ second defeat of the competition. University of Ghana (UG) made light work of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. UG won 3-0. Foster Adjago scored a hat-trick as Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology demolished the University of Health and Allied Sciences 5-0. Handball: Only one game was played and it was in the female category as University of Development Studies beat Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 49-7.Volleyball:Male category, University of Ghana beat University of Mines and Technology 3-0 in three sets while University of Cape Coast posted a similar victory against University of Development Studies in the female category. Basketball:In the female category, Univesity of Ghana beat University of Development Studies 82-9. Also, Univerisity of Education Winneba won 49-37 against Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. For the male category, University of Ghana thumped Ghana Institute of Journalism 103-8. The games continue on Tuesday, January 7 2020.last_img read more