Wikki Turn Attention to League after FA Cup Exit

first_imgWikki Tourists midfielder, Harrison Madu has said his side have shifted 100 per cent attention on the top-flight after a shocking ouster in the Federation Cup.The Bauchi-based side were stunned 3-4 on penalties by the Nigeria National League (NNL) side, Crown FC after full time score stood goalless in Wednesday’s Federation Cup quarterfinals clash at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja.Madu said his side were opportune to avoid the penalties but failed to make several chances at goal count positively. “We had several chances at goal to win the clash within regulation time but could not make it count and penalties are anybody game and it proves exactly.“We never bargained to lose the Cup quarterfinals clash against lower division side, Crown FC. Of course, we did not underrate the side but approached the match like any other top-flight match.“We were aware that Crown FC caused Enugu Rangers elimination from the Cup campaign. Well the Cup dream has been dashed we are heading straight from Lokoja to Uyo for the top-flight matchday 29 clash at Akwa United on Sunday.“Our 100 per cent focus has been shifted on the league, we have to concentrate fully on winning the league shield. The Cup ouster could turn out to be a blessing in disguise now that we just have the league to hit the continent,” said the Wikki Tourists playmaker to supersport.com.Wikki Tourists lead the 19-team top-flight on 47 points same as second placed side, Enugu Rangers but on superior goalsShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Abdihodžić staying in FC Sarajevo for three more years

first_imgFormer U-21 player of BiH Almin Abdihodić has renewed his contract with football club Sarajevo, reports sportsport.baYoung keeper will stay in FC Sarajevo in the next three years, and noted that he is treated well in the club and he’s glad to be a part of the collective.Yesterday, U-21 football player of BIH Gojko Cimirot signed a contract with football club Sarajevo.(photo: fksinfo.com)last_img

Micho confirms Tunisia, Dubai camps ahead of Gabon 2017

first_imgCoach Micho and his assistant Moses Basena during the press conference at Mengo on Wednesday. PHOTO FUFA MEDIAUganda Cranes are set to camp in Tunisia and Dubai, according to AFCON 2017 plans by head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic. He has however appealed for funding to realise his plans.Micho and assistant coach Moses Basena released a detailed programme for the national football team on Wednesday ahead of the AFCON 2017 finals in Gabon. Uganda are grouped with Egypt, Mali and Ghana as they return to the finals for the first time since 1978.“I am fully committed to my job as the Uganda Cranes head coach. The programme to prepare the team for the AFCON finals in Gabon is comprehensive and we humbly appeal to the Government to come in with the timely financial support as promised by the President of Uganda,” Micho said.He has called 25 players to start training today at Nelson Mandela National Stadium.Meanwhile, President Museveni has, as promised, paid the bonuses due of all the Cranes players and officials that helped Uganda qualify for the 2017 AFCON finals in Gabon.FUFA Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein confirmed the development to the media during the weekly press conference on Wednesday at FUFA House in Mengo.“We are in touch with State House over the transfer of the players and officials bonuses on to their accounts. Some players and officials have already received their bonuses,” said Hussein.Full Training Programme:23rd – 25th November – Non-residential training for 25 players26th November – Break for KCCA Vs Tusker International club friendly match17th – 30th November – Training sessions30th November – Provisional list of Uganda Cranes players for AFCON 201715th – 16th December – Non Residential training sessions17th – 18th December – Total rest for the players 19th – 24th December – Residential training session25th December – Christmas day (Rest)26th December – Training resumes till 30th December 2016 in Kampala29th December – Option for international friendly match30th December – Team departure for Tunisia training camp1st January 2017 – International friendly match against Libya4th January 2017 – Uganda Cranes will play Tunisia5th January 2017 – Traveling to Dubai camp (Al Wasl)5th – 13th January 2017 – Dubai training camp with options of two international friendly matches between 8th and 11th November 201613th January 2017 – End of camp14th January 2017 – Polishing aspect and traveling to Gabon****editor@independent.co.ugShare on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Jamuna Boro makes a statement by recording first Indian win in World Women’s Boxing…

first_imgImage Courtesy: EastMojoAdvertisement uwNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsyl4lWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E8en0tvk( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 7l0Would you ever consider trying this?😱loCan your students do this? 🌚48Roller skating! Powered by Firework Jamuna Boro is on her way to the headlines as she is the first Indian to secure a victory in the 2019 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, and is swiftly progressing to the pre-quarterfinals after thrashing out Michidmaa Erdenedalai from Mongolia’s this Friday at Ulan-Ude, Russia.Advertisement Image Courtesy: EastMojoCompeting in the women’s bantam 54kg category, Jamuna dominated over her opposition Erdenedalai 5-0, and will face 2017 World Championships gold medalist Ouidad Sfouh, who is ranked 5th.The 22 year old, who hails from the Assamese city of Sonitpur, is an employee of the Assam Rifles, and has previously won a gold at the 23rd President’s Cup 2019 Boxing International Open Tournament held in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia back in July.Advertisement The ongoing championship, which is featuring a total of 224 boxers from 57 countries, is the maiden tournament for Jamuna, who’s calculated punches thrown at the Mongolian opponent connected right where they should, and went unstoppable in the final three minutes of the match.“I feel really good to have won my first bout. It was also India’s first bout so this win is extra special. I’ve worked really hard for this tournament,” Jamuna said in a post match interview.Advertisement “My next bout is against Algeria and I will give my best. My aim is to win the gold medal and I will do everything to realize the dream. I want to thank Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and Sports Authority of India for providing all the training opportunities and the fans who have been supporting me continuously from India.” she added. Advertisementlast_img read more