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Messi becomes Huawei’s global ambassador

first_img Huawei also believes Messi’s passion inspires millions worldwide to strive for excellence and connect with people and considers the partnership “the perfect fit” and comes under the theme ‘connecting greatness’. “Lionel Messi will help our brand to encourage people to focus, persevere and breakthrough; to connect with greatness, especially in Europe, Asia and Latin America, where Huawei puts great devotion,” said Kevin Ho, president, Handset Business, Huawei Consumer BG, at yesterday’s press conference. Ho stressed that Huawei will seek to be number one in mobile phone sales in more than 170 countries, including Jamaica and the Caribbean. “We both honour the path we walked to what we have achieved and with each new challenge, we renew our commitment to find the path to success,” he added, while reiterating that his organisation’s belief that sport is a great way in which people enrich their lives, and through football in particular, which it considers a strong avenue. In the last few years, Huawei has invested in several teams – such as America, Santa Fe, Sporting Cristal, Arsenal, Atletico de Madrid, and AC Milan. Their brand ambassadors include Robert Lewandowski and Alexis Sanchez, and now the biggest of them all, Lionel Messi. “You have to sacrifice and go all in; always looking forward to achieving greatness. The day you think there are no improvements to be made, you have to keep working for reaching other achievements,” Messi said yesterday. Tyrone Liu, CEO, consumer business group for Huawei Latin America, said: “We are happy to announce our collaboration with an extraordinary individual who inspires people all over the world to pursue their dreams, to face challenges to become better with each day, a man who shares a lot of the same values with the Huawei brand.” MESSI AN INSPIRATION BARCELONA, Spain: World-leading information communication technology and telecoms firm, Huawei, scored big with the signing of Lionel Messi the only football player in history to win the FIFA World Player of the Year/FIFA Ballon d’Or five times as their global ambassador yesterday. The announcement was made here in Barcelona, Spain, at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel. While some global media have been speculating that the deal struck with the super-star forward will cost Huawei around eight million euros annually, the Asian-based organisation’s officials chose not to reveal an exact figure. They indicated, however, that they want to secure a long-term partnership with the world’s top-rated footballer, who is considered by many to be the greatest of all time.last_img read more

FA Cup fever in Ja

first_imgThe excitement was high yesterday as several local footballers and fans got a chance to get a close-up view of the world famous FA Cup.A partnership between telecommunications giants FLOW and FA Cup holders Manchester United has given Jamaicans the opportunity to see the trophy here for the first time.”We are excited that Jamaicans can see the FA Cup for the first time,” Stephen Miller, FLOW’s promotions and events manager said, after the FA Cup arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday.”Manchester United are holders of the trophy and based on our partnership with Man U, the trophy is here,” he added.Meanwhile, the FA Cup made a stop at The Gleaner yesterday afternoon and several Manning Cup football stars are now dreaming of playing in England for a club vying for the FA Cup after viewing it for the first time.”Seeing the trophy is added inspiration. The cup is beautiful, so I wish to be a member of a team that will play in the FA Cup,” said Jahwahi Hinds, captain of FLOW Cup champions Wolmer’s Boys’.OVERJOYEDOquin Robinson, captain of Manning Cup champions Jamaica College said: “It says a lot for local football that the trophy is here. I would certainly love to get a chance to play for the historic FA Cup trophy one day. I am excited that the trophy is here.”Aszett Williams of Holy Trinity High was also overjoyed after viewing the trophy.”It is a great inspiration for me to see the trophy. This moment will boost my desire to play overseas, especially in England. I would also love to play for the trophy as the competition has been around for over a century,” Williams noted.The trophy is in the Caribbean courtesy of a deal between telecommunications giant FLOW and Manchester United FC. The deal was inked last February and gave FLOW distribution rights of the MUTV channel in the Caribbean.The FA Cup is the oldest association football competition in the world. It was first played for during the 1871-72 English season.Students at Charlie Smith High in Arnett Gardens will get a chance to see the trophy this morning at 7:30. Tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon, there will be a fan event at 100 Hope Road.last_img read more

Man United pays price for timidity in limp Champions League exit

first_img“It’s not the end of the world,” he said.No regrets. No genuine sadness. Indeed, Mourinho chose the occasion of one of United’s most miserable nights in years to highlight his own past successes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I sat in this chair twice in the Champions League,” Mourinho said. “I knock out Manchester United at home at Old Trafford. I sit in this chair with Porto (in 2004), Man United out. I sit in this chair with Real Madrid (in 2013), Man United out. I don’t think it’s something new for the club.”Hardly the words United fans would want to hear. Not after those two timid displays in the last 16 against Sevilla. 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Brown among SAG Awards presenters Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recoverycenter_img Playing with caution in the away leg three weeks ago was understandable, despite the general acceptance that a 0-0 draw away from home is not so great a result these days. To be honest, it was never really going to be any other way under Mourinho.But at home? With United’s traditions? With the attacking riches at Mourinho’s disposal? That was never going to wash with United’s supporters.It felt there was anxiety in the air from the start of the 2-1 loss at Old Trafford on Tuesday, which began — somewhat fittingly — with a long ball lumped up toward Marouane Fellaini. By the midway point of the second half, Sevilla had grown into the game — Ever Banega and Steven Nzonzi controlling the midfield — and United’s players knew they were in a precarious situation.Then substitute Wissam Ben Yedder came on, gave Sevilla the cutting edge it was missing, and scored twice in four minutes. United needed a complete change in mentality, and had 12 minutes to score three goals. It was never going to happen.“I don’t have regrets,” Mourinho said.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho walks to the dressing room after his side were defeated by Sevilla during the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Sevilla won the game 2-1 and go through to the quarterfinals .(AP Photo/Dave Thompson)MANCHESTER, England — It was almost like Jose Mourinho didn’t care.Manchester United had just exited the Champions League in the meekest fashion and the team’s manager dealt with it with a shrug of the shoulders.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina How about giving Fellaini a first start in any competition since Nov. 22, in United’s biggest game of the season? How about sending the team out with a cautious mindset? How about the latest disappointing display by new signing Alexis Sanchez?“I did my best, the players did their best. We tried, we lost,” Mourinho said. “That’s football.”The stark facts are that United had four shots on target across both legs, against a team that conceded more goals (12) than any other side still in the Champions League and five goals on two occasions in its past seven Spanish league games.Sevilla’s 21 shots in the second leg was the most United had given up at home in a competitive match since 2013 — in that loss to Mourinho’s Real Madrid.Nemanja Matic did what Mourinho couldn’t do and accepted that United was eliminated by the better team over the two legs.“There is no excuse,” the Serbia midfielder said. “Sevilla were better than us, so they deserved it.”All the momentum built up from huge wins over Chelsea and Liverpool in the Premier League over the past two weeks has been lost. United fans will just about accept their team having 32 percent possession at home against Liverpool, as long as it results in a victory — like it did on Saturday in what was widely regarded as a “Mourinho masterclass.”But when the team plays so conservatively and doesn’t win, questions will be asked of Mourinho’s methods that have always seemed at odds with United’s heritage of entertaining soccer.The fact that, across Manchester, rival Man City is playing some of the best soccer ever seen in the English game just puts United’s style of play further under scrutiny. LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

UG students to host walk against domestic violence

first_imgIn an effort to foster greater awareness of some of the social ills plaguing society, students of the University of Guyana (UG) will be hosting a ‘Walk-A-Ton against Domestic Violence’ on Saturday June 25 and Guyanese are encouraged to join forces and speak out in one resounding voice to put an end to domestic abuse in Guyana.Participants are asked to assemble at the Bank of Guyana at Main and Church Streets, Georgetown at 06:00h.The walk which is expected to commence at 06:30h, will proceed East along Church Street, then South onto Vlissengen Road, culminating at the Square of the Revolution.There will be a grand rally at the Square of the Revolution with feature addresses by Social Protection Minister Volda Lawrence and Deputy Mayor Sherod Duncan, among others.UG Students to host walk against domestic violenceThe initiative is being executed in collaboration with the Social Protection Ministry.The event’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Anil Persaud, explained that domestic violence is a predominant issue throughout the country, disregarding race, age, religion, or any other distinguishing factor.“Some of us may not know much about the issue and it’s complexities but what we all do know is that domestic violence is unacceptable and it must end if we are to see the brighter future everyone dreams of. So, we’re hosting a walk-a-ton and rally with the hope of raising awareness, sensitising the public and hopefully making changes in people’s lives all around the country,” he expressed.Persaud is encouraging persons to participate in the event to help make it a success.“We need you to come out and represent the thousands of women, men and children that face domestic violence every day but see no way out because their voices aren’t heard. We spend a lot of time helping ourselves to relive our own stresses and burdens and don’t get me wrong, we really should, but let’s make Saturday morning a time for helping others and paving the way for new initiatives and a bright future for youths like ourselves and families like our own,” he stated.Participants are asked to wear red and purple.last_img read more

Medical-Scientific Conference highlights use of local materials

first_imgIn its pursuit to promote research findings by doctors at the post-graduate level, the Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) held its tenth Annual Medical-Scientific Conference at the Ramada Princess Hotel at Providence, East Bank Demerara on Sunday.A section of the participants at the 10th Medical-Scientific ConferenceThis allowed doctors the opportunity to present their research findings to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) administration and those responsible for managerial changes.Director of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, Dr. Alexandra Harvey, said she was happy to be able to continue providing a forum for local healthcare practitioners to present their research findings.“We (IHSE) are continuing to work to improve this whole culture of researching in the medical environment, because we feel (that) in order to improve healthcare delivery, it should be based on evidence, to allow for sustainable practices, thereby delivering quality healthcare to our patients.” Dr. Harvey explained.This, she opined, would boost the credibility of healthcare delivery among peers and the public alike.Director of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, Dr Alexandra HarveyDr. Harvey noted that research papers presented at the meeting promoted the use of local materials, as opposed to importing these supplies.“We had the papers relating to things that can be used practically here in Guyana. Using local materials for shielding people that are getting their x-rays, instead of importing the barriers normally used to prevent our patients and ourselves from getting the bad effects of the x-ray. It is possible to use materials that are made here,” Dr. Harvey said.In addition to the use of local alternative material as a structural shield for diagnostic radiological facilities, some of the other topics discussed during the conference dealt with team-building exercises for doctors and nurses working in the Accident and Emergency units, and educating the GPHC female patients on the correct approach and practices in relation to cervical cancer.According to the Department of Public Information, the conference, hosted under the theme “Transforming Health Care: Celebrating 10 years of residency education and research in Guyana”, attracted more than 200 local medical practitioners and overseas associates.last_img read more

IATA has overreached its authority – CJIA

first_img…says body has no legitimacy to request info on fee increaseThe Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) has lashed out at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), saying that it has overreached its authority by wanting the airport to justify the need for the increases.The Cheddi Jagan International Airport announced that effective from April 1, 2019, there will be an increase in its Government-mandated airport security fees and the introduction of an airport passenger’s service charge. According to Caribbean Airlines, one of the international companies operating out of CJIA, this new development would see the fees/charges for a round trip raised to US$35, an equivalent of $7315. Departing passengers will be required to pay US$17 while arriving passengers will pay US$15, payable in Guyana Dollars at the prevailing foreign exchange rate.The CJIA had explained that these increases are to support improvements at the airport. With $2 billion budgeted in capital works for 2019/2020 to improve the services offered to passengers and airport stakeholders, a larger terminal and passenger boarding bridges created a significant increase in operational cost inclusive of power consumption.IATA criticismsHowever, days later, IATA criticised the management of CJIA for refusing to hold talks about the adverse impact of the increases on both the passengers and the airline, while asking for an explanation as to how the fees and charges have been calculated.But according to the CJIAC in a lengthy statement on Saturday, “IATA in seeking to have CJIAC justify the increases to them have sought to exercise a regulatory function it does not have. In so doing, IATA has overreached its authority”.Insisting that the increases were in accordance with the Public Corporations Act, the CJIAC Order, relevant International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) recommendations, and the Air Carrier Agreements between the airport and the airlines, the CJIAC posited that IATA is unaware of laws and agreements by which the airport is bound.No legal obligationAccording to the airport corporation, despite not having any legal obligation to engage IATA, it has responded to many queries raised by IATA and even met with its representatives in Canada back in February. Further, the CJIAC posited that the global air transport body has no legitimacy in asking the airport for the presentation it made to its Board or line Ministry for the increase of fees so that they could better understand the reason for the fee increase.“IATA, without any cloak or shroud of legitimacy, is demanding that CJIAC make what can only be characterised as an airport fee application filing to them, providing full justification and explanation of the basis on which the fees have been determined,” the Timehri-based airport asserted.The CJIAC went on to point out that as a public corporation, it is prohibited at the penalty of law from, among other things, providing information to entities for the purpose of certifying the basis on which the corporation determined the fees it would charge. Much less, it added, in this case where there is no legal relationship between IATA and CJIAC.“CJIAC would like to assure the travelling public that there is no legal requirement for it to make an application to IATA for the introduction or increase in airport fees. Further, there is no legal requirement that CJIAC provide the information requested by IATA. This notwithstanding, CJIAC has engaged with IATA as a matter of courtesy on numerous occasions,” the airport corporation stated.According to CJIAC, it has met and discussed with the airlines operating out of the Timehri Airport, the proposed fee increases since October 2018, where most airlines indicated they preferred having the fees included in the ticket price.However, the airport explained that not all airlines plying the Guyana route are IATA members and those non-IATA airlines make their own arrangements that have airport fees collected and paid over to the CJIAC.“As far as CJIAC is aware, Caribbean Airlines is the only IATA member that is presently collecting the new fees from the travelling public. The other airlines seem to have taken a different approach,” it stated.The airport corporation went on to outline that in keeping with the provisions of the terms and conditions of the Air Carrier Agreements between the airport and the airlines, it gave the airlines two months’ notice of the fee increases and more than a month later, Caribbean Airlines responded to its letter making a series of demands of the airport including a demand for A Caribbean Duty Free Lounge, a Club Caribbean Lounge and designated customer service centres, where refreshments can be offered during delayed flights, or early morning or late night services. CAL also requested that the fee implementation be delayed to July 1, 2019, a date more than five months after the notification of increases in January 2019.According to the CJIAC, this is not the first time there are airport fees and charges increases and there was never any objection or interference by IATA during previous instances. “The Airport does not know what agenda IATA is adopting, but it is inconsistent with the laws of Guyana, the Air Carrier Agreements and ICAO recommendations in cases where there are valid Air Carrier Agreements.last_img read more

B.C. and Petronas sign Letter of Intent for LNG development

first_imgAs part of the Letter of Intent the B.C. Government is aiming to have some clarity to their LNG tax by the end of November this year. The solution would cover taxes, First Nations compensation, and money spent in meeting environmental regulations. There has been concern on the behalf of some companies as to the logistics of the tax which will see seven per cent of LNG income taken by the province after a company has recovered their capital costs.In a release Premier Clark says, “Securing this commitment from Petronas shows that our strategy for attracting investment to B.C. is working. Our goal is to be the most competitive jurisdiction in the world for LNG, and build a sustainable industry that creates 100,000 jobs, and opportunities for generations to come – and we’re gaining momentum every day.”In the same release Tan Sri Dato’ Shamsul Azhar Abbas says, “It is vital for Petronas and its partners that the integrated project, comprised of Pacific NorthWest LNG Ltd. And Progress Energy Canada Ltd. remain on track to reach our final investment decision by the end of 2014 to meet energy demands of our Asian buyers. We have been engaging with the Government of British Columbia to ensure that the projects costs remain economically viable. The signed Letter of Intent is a positive step for the project and reinforces our collaborative and productive relationship with the Government of British Columbia as we aim towards our final investment decision at the end of 2014.”- Advertisement -Both groups will have senior executives prepare terms of reference for a Project Development Agreement by the end of June of this year and to be negotiated by the end of November this year as well.last_img read more


first_imgBallyliffin Golf News:Congratulations to Patsy Devlin who had a Hole in One on the 7th Hole, Glashedy.Sun 16.8.2015 Guinness Anniversary Open. 1st Liam McLaughlin (10) 37 pts.2nd Denis McConologue (8) 36 pts.3rd Jayson McIntyre (4) 35 pts.Gross Brendan Devlin (1) 32 gr pts.4th Jason McLaughlin (13) 35 pts.CSS 76.Sat 15.8.2015 Mr President’s Day Dave Cawley. (Gents).1st Frank Harkin (20) 42 pts.2nd Colm McLaughlin (20) 42 pts.3rd Gerard O’Donnell (12) 40 pts.Gross Brendan Devlin (1) 35 gr pts.4th Rory Glover (6) 40 pts.5th Aaron Jenkins (10) 39 pts.Past President: Colm O’Kane (18) 39 pts.F9 Tommy Logue (13) 21 pts.B9 Martin Boyle (8) 22 pts.Student DJ McGeoghegan (11) 43 pts.Visitor Joe McCafferty (11) 32 pts. Sat 15.8.2015 Mr President’s Day Dave Cawley. (Ladies).1st Lucia Mullen (8) 33 pts.2nd  Geraldine McCarron (15) 33 pts.Gross: Margaret Doherty (9) 23 gross pts.3rd Theresa McLaughlin (20) 31 pts.F9: Anna Corr (36) 19 pts.B9: Claire Keegan (13) 17 pts.Fri 14.8.2015 Members 9 Hole Scramble.1st A McElhinney, P Devlin, J Farren, J Brown (25.1).2nd P Quigley, DJ McGeoghegan, C Gibbons, R McLarnon (25.1).3rd D McLaughlin, M McGonigle, P Logue, R Logue (26.4)Tues 11.8.2015 Ladies 18 Hole Confined. 1st Lisa Glover 69 nett.2nd Lynda O’Doherty 69 nett.Gross. Margaret Doherty 80 gr.3rd Fodhla Glover 70 nett.B9. Noeleen Gordon 36 nett.CSS 72.Forthcoming Fixtures.Sat 22 Aug 2015 Lady Captain’s Day Mrs Ruth McGartoll on both.Sun 23 Aug 2015 McLaughlin / McGonigle Confined on The Old LinksTues 25 Aug 2015 Ladies & Gents Charity Open on The Old Links (Visitors €25).Sat 29 Aug 2015 BGC Golf Classic on Glashedy. (Visitors €40).W/T/F 7,8,9 Oct 2015 Great North Links Challenge-Call 0749376119 for more info. GOLF NEWS: PATSY DEVLIN HITS A HOLE-IN-ONE AT BALLYLIFFIN was last modified: August 17th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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)Tags:NoticesSportlast_img read more

Tottenham take note: Betis prove you can play Barca at their own game and win

first_img Lionel Messi made his return from injury but was left stunned as Barca suffered a rare home defeat Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Junior celebrates putting Betis ahead against Barca Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Joaquin celebrates hios strike for Real Betis against Barcelona Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade It was a perfect first half from the visitors. Catalunya Radio commentator Ricard Torquemada noted that “it has been years since a team came to the Camp Nou and so comprehensively bettered Barça”. Lesser teams and lesser managers would have been tempted to fall back after the break and try to defend the lead, fearful of the inevitable push-back from the Liga giants.Not Quique Setien and not this Betis. When Lionel Messi halved the deficit with just over an hour gone, Betis kept playing football. Within three minutes they were two ahead again, Lo Celso slamming home a shot past Marc-Andre Ter Stegen from a move during which every player other than goalkeeper Pau was in Barcelona’s half. 3 3 RANKED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REVEALED 3 Latest Football News Spain coach Luis Enrique, watching on from the stands, must have been reminded of the kind of lethal counter-attacks his Barcelona side used to kill so many opponents with, so well-executed was the move.The second, again from Betis, would have equally pleased anyone who loves the more traditional, vintage-style Barça. Pressed hard by the Blaugrana who were looking to equalise, Betis insisted on playing with patience and zip, passing their way out of trouble then finding Junior again, who set up Joaquin. The club icon, a lifelong Betis fan, didn’t miss at the second time of asking. ADVICE REVEALED Seven goals, a red card, a goal awarded following a tense wait for a VAR decision in added time, and two teams who only wanted to attack. The thriller in the Catalan capital may just be the craziest game anywhere for a long time. Do yourself a favour and watch it, if you haven’t already.Barcelona haven’t conceded four in the league since May, and that was away. The last time they did so at home was 15 years ago in 2003, Barcelona 2-4 Deportivo – back when Deportivo were league title challengers. With the way this weekend’s fixture started, you wouldn’t have guessed the outcome. Betis initially struggled to play their way out of Barcelona’s high pressure and came close to giving away an early goal in the first few minutes.Yet absolute faith in their style, their perseverance quickly started to pay off. Seven minutes in, Loren pressed high and forced Sergio Busquets into a mistake, and the move ended with Lo Celso crossing to Joaquin in the box. The 37-year-old only needed to keep the ball down and Betis would have been ahead, but couldn’t quite pull it off.Not long after they were ahead regardless. William Carvalho’s perfectly weighted pass set up Junior, running into space and taking advantage of Sergi Roberto’s defensive frailties to open up room for a shot and then fire the ball into the net. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions huge blow BEST OF Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Playing attacking football against Barcelona is suicide, the common wisdom goes. Yet that’s exactly what Real Betis did on Sunday afternoon, at the Camp Nou no less, and the result was four goals past the reigning La Liga champions and their first league win there in 20 years.The performance from the Andalucians was admirably brave and will provide encouragement for Barça’s upcoming opponents in key games – not least Tottenham, who will travel there in what could be a huge fixture for their European ambitions in a month’s time. MONEY no dice Here’s where the Betis defence was in the build up to their third. At the Camp Nou. THAT is footballing bravery.— Lee Roden (@LeeRoden89) November 11, 2018The fact that once they scored their first goal, Betis were never not ahead in the game says much: when Arturo Vidal cut the lead to one goal once more, Betis still continued to attack. It paid off, not only through Canales scoring the away team’s fourth, but also the sending off of Ivan Rakitic, who when faced by green and white shirts surging forward in numbers, felt sufficiently scared to bring down Lo Celso and concede a second yellow card. By that point Barcelona were already desperate enough to be playing with Gerard Pique as an auxiliary striker.The home team would get a final goal in added time thanks to VAR overturning an incorrect offside decision, but when the final whistle blew and confirmed the Betis win, the overwhelming feeling was that Barça had been out-pressed, out-passed, out-counterattacked and in general, simply out-played. There was even some applause from the Camp Nou in recognition. “The best opponent we’ve seen here in a long time,” one fan walking past the press box admitted. All because Betis had dared to attack. “Days like today, people who really love football will be happy,” away boss Setien concluded in his press conference.Managers of teams who also love to play attacking football will be equally happy. The result proved that the brave approach taken by Betis can pay off with big results, and should be a lesson for anyone else going to the Camp Nou in the future.Mauricio Pochettino, take note.last_img read more


first_imgTHIS year’s county U-14 boys Final will be between St Eunan’s and Naomh Conaill after the Letterkenny lads knocked out Ardara in their semi-final clash on Wednesday evening.The Glenties boys beat Mac Cumhaills in the other semi-final.It was far from a straight-forward affair for St Eunan’s – with some lovely football on display. And no-one seemed surprised when the battle went to extra-time.In the end maybe St Eunan’s were that wee bit sharper, and were seven points clear at the half-way point in the extra period.They saw off the game in the remaining minutes.Final Score: St Eunan’s 5-12, Ardara 2-11. In the other semi-final it was the goals that mattered.If games were won on scores alone, then it would have been Mac Cumhaills in the final.But Naomh Conaill hit a hatful of goals to win the tie on a scoreline of 6-05 to 2-12.The final is next Wednesday. GAA NEWS: ST EUNAN’S AND NAOMH CONAILL TO CONTEST COUNTY U-14 FINAL was last modified: July 4th, 2013 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) Tags:GAA NEWS: ST EUNAN’S U-14s ADVANCE TO FINAL AFTER EPIC BATTLE WITH BRAVE ARDARAlast_img read more