February 26, 2020
  • 11:00 am Calabar retain South Conference basketball title
  • 2:01 pm Sports Briefs
  • 1:59 pm Clarendon win, but champs drop out title race
  • 1:57 pm Sports Briefs
  • 1:54 pm Calabar excite at inaugural Wint/McKenley Classic

first_imgBig match for Man U FRANKFURT Germany (AP): Three-time winners Manchester United could be eliminated from the Champions League with a loss in Wolfsburg today. Wolfsburg lead Group B by a point over Manchester United and only need a draw to advance to the knockout stage. A win would secure first place in the group for Wolfsburg. United would also win the group with a victory and will advance if both group matches are drawn. PSV Eindhoven host CSKA Moscow in the other match in the group. Ashwin stars for India NEW DELHI (AP): Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin finished with 5-61 yesterday as India scored a comprehensive 337-run win over South Africa in the fourth and final Test to complete a 3-0 victory. Ashwin’s haul included the prize wicket of a defiant A.B. de Villiers as South Africa were bowled out for 143 after fighting bravely to salvage a draw batting 143.1 overs. Ashwin finished with 7-87 in the match and 31 wickets in the series dominated by Indian spinners on pitches helping them. Final scores: India 334 and 267 for five declared; South Africa 121 and 143.last_img read more

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first_imgAn Garda Síochána have initiated a Child Rescue Ireland (CRI) Alert.An Garda Síochána are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Sait Canbullu.At approximately 1310hrs this afternoon, 13th September 2014, Sait Canbullu was approached by two males ( wearing balaclavas / ski masks) and abducted during an incident at the junction of High St. and Rowe St. in Wexford town. He was taken from the scene in vehicle described as a black saloon car with tinted windows. It’s understood the car travelled in the direction of Wexford Quays. Sait is described as 5ft4” in height, of average build, with black hair and brown eyes. When last seen he was wearing dark grey tracksuit and blue/grey Nike running shoes. APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC:  Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí on 999 or 112 Please do not approach those involved, instead immediately contact 999 / 112 or your local Garda Station providing as much information as possible.  THE GARDA CONFIDENTIAL NUMBER SHOULD NOT BE USED AS THE NUMBER IS NOT MANNED ON A 24 HOUR BASIS A photograph of Sait Canbullu is available by e-mail request from the Garda Press Office on pressoffice@garda.ie A further update will be issued within two hours if not sooner. GARDA CHILD ABDUCTION ALERT was last modified: September 13th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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first_imgKCCA FC defeated Onduparaka to win the inaugural edition last year. (PHOTOS/File)LUZIRA – The Pilsner Super 8 is back!This time round, it has seen a change in format where each team is assured of playing three games.The 2019 edition was launched on Monday, 15th July-2019, at Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) head offices in Luzira, the same day the draws for the first round were conducted.The tournament will run from the 24th of July to August 24th, featuring 8 StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) teams.The teams that will take part include the top six from the 2018/19 SUPL season and two newly promoted sides.Wakiso Giants, one of the two teams that were promoted from the FUFA Big League, has been drawn to take on reigning SUPL champions KCCA FC in the first round.The other newly promoted side, Proline FC, will take on Vipers SC, Onduparaka faces Tooro United while Mbarara City locks horns with URA FC.The tournament formatThe winners of the four first-round games will go on to face off in the semifinals of this year’s edition with the victors in the respective semis, going on to play the final.Likewise, for the losers in the first round, the will face off in the semis before the respective victors lock horns in the placement final.At the end of the tournament, the teams will be ranked from 1-8.The prize moneyIt was revealed on Monday that the Pilsner Super 8 prize money has been more than doubled from UGX 30m to UGX 68m.The 68m will be shared by the respective teams as per their final positions with the winner walking away with UGX 20m, runners ups UGX 12m, third place UGX 10m and the fourth UGX 8m. The fifth to eighth-ranked teams will get UGX 6m, UGX 5m, UGX 4m and UGX 3m, respectively.Speaking at the launch, FUFA Marketing Committee Chairman, Rogers Byamukama had this to say;“Uganda has just returned from a successful Africa Cup of Nations tournament where the team progressed to the knockout stage for the first time since 1978. Noted Byamukama.“This improvement is partly due to the support such as this for tournaments like this.“The more tournaments we have, the more the players improve and the more prize money, the more competitive the game is.“I thank Pilsner Lager for continuing their sponsorship of the Pilsner Super 8 and look forward to an exciting Kick-off to our local football season.”For UBL head of Beer, Estella Muzito, the sponsorship is one of the ways that Pilsner Lager is engaging its consumers by providing them with an exciting experience in line with its own revitalized look and feel.“Football as we all know is Uganda’s biggest sport and Uganda Breweries is proud to be part of the growth of it locally through sponsorship. Said Muzito.“Pilsner Lager already sponsors the Player and Coach Awards in the Uganda Super League and through this Super 8, we are continuing our support of the game.“The Pilsner Super 8 kicks off the football season and we look forward to an exciting and competitive tournament that will enable clubs test each other as they prepare for local and continental action.”KCCA FC are the defending champions of the Pilsner Super 8. They defeated Onduparaka 2-0 in last year’s final that was played at Mutessa II stadium in Wankulukuku.The FUFA Super 8 first round fixtures-Wakiso Giants FC vs KCCA FC-Proline FC vs Vipers SC-Onduparaka Fc vs Tooro United-Mbarara City vs URA FCComments Tags: Estella MuzitoFUFA Super 8KCCA FCMbarara Cityonduparaka fcproline fcRogers ByamukamaTooro unitedtopURA FCvipers scWakiso Giantslast_img read more

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