Lae Juniors impress on day 3 of Transhighway Cup

first_imgIn the first match, Lae Juniors posted an impressive 6/149 off their allotted 20 overs against Mt Hagen with Jeremiah Aloha (65) and Doko Rupa (41) leading the way at the top of the order, while Sent Michael (2/25) and Godfrey Tembon (2/28) picked up two wickets each. In reply, Mt Hagen were never in the chase to be eventually bowled out for 91 in the 20th over with Paul Nigani (2/6) and Michael Malum (2/15) the best with the ball for the Lae Juniors.In the second match of the day, Lae Juniors continued their impressive form with the bat posting 5/120 off 15 overs against Madang. Aloha followed up with another half century, posting an unbeaten 52 with the bat while Douglas Kiwary (3/25) picked up impressive figures with the ball. In reply, Madang were no match for the Lae Juniors being bowled out for 46 inside 14 overs, Aloha backed up with the ball to take 3/3 to hand Lae Junios another comfortable victory.In the final match Madang defeated Mt Hagen by five wickets, chasing down the victory target of 72 in 13.1 overs. John Vianme was the difference in the match, taking 4/9 for Madang to help reduce Mt Hagen to 8/71 off their allotted 15 overs.     The Transhighway Cup is a four-day men’s cricket tournament features five teams from the Highlands and Momase regions – Lae Seniors, Lae Juniors, Madang, Goroko and Mt Hagen.Match Summaries (Day 3)Lae Juniors 6/149 (20) Jeremiah Aloha 65, Doko Rupa 41, Sent Michael 2/25, Godfrey Tembon 2/28 defeated Mt Hagen 10/91 (19.2) Erick Pora 10, Paul Nigani 2/6, Michael Malum 2/15 by 58 runs.Lae Juniors 5/120 (15) Jeremiah Aloha 52*, Douglas Kiwarp 3/25 defeated Madang 10/46 (13.2) Paul Sibeth 22, Jeremiah Aloha 3/3, Paul Nigani 2/11 by 74 runs.Mt Hagen 8/71 (15) Ivan Alap 12, John Vianme 4/9 defeated by Madang 5/72 (13.1) Erick O 31, Jordan Tembon 2/9, Molo Kumbazi 2/18 by 5 wickets.last_img read more

Oblak records

first_imgAtletico plays in Mestalla and Oblak can set several records in the case of not conceding any goal. The Atlético goalkeeper may be the first foreigner to reach 100 goal at zero in the entire history of the competition. In the last match against Granada, Oblak already surpassed Leo Franco (98), who also played in Atlético, as the foreign goalkeeper who more often left his goal to zero in the history of the competition. Andoni Zubizarreta, 235 matches without seeing goal over a total of 622 total matches has been the goalkeeper with the most matches. The second was Buyo, with 213 clashes without fitting over a total of 542 games played. Oblak arrives 99 games without fitting in a total of 176 games. The third is Casillas, with 177 games without seeing goal over a total of 510 games played.In addition, Oblak can enter the goalkeeper club that has reached 100 games without conceding a goal in the same team in the history of the competition, ranking that leads Casillas with Real Madrid (177) followed by Víctor Valdes with Barcelona (173 ). Oblak will be the first to achieve it in the history of Atlético. Abel Resino was 96 games without a goal in the goal of the rojiblanco team. Abel stayed four hundred games without receiving so much. In the next game that Oblak does not score goal will also become the goalkeeper who has less appearances to reach 100 goal in zero in the history of Spanish LaLiga. The Slovenian achieved his first goal to zero on the day of his debut in the competition, on March 21, 2015, in a match against Getafe in Vicente Calderón (2-0) and in total he has managed to remain unbeaten in 56.3 % of their league meetings with the rojiblanco team. Oblak has 99 games without fitting in 176 games.It will surpass the record that Miguel Reina had, which took 222 matches to reach 100 goal at zero in the league tournament. Víctor Valdés needed 227 league games played to reach 100 goal at zero. Oblak will beat them in the next clash without fitting and it could be in Mestalla, where Atlético wants to win against a direct rival in the fight for the Champions League.last_img read more

What does a Madrid shield do on the Camp Nou scoreboard?

first_imgThe social media scandal uncovered by the Being has caused the week to have been one of the most difficult of Bartomeu since he is president of Barcelona. In fact, in the prolegomen of the meeting against Eibar, the chief executive culé had to hear screaming for his resignation. The only thing he needed to round out a critical week was to preside over a meeting next to the image of a Real Madrid shield. Well, it has been. Luckily, Messi always appears to put out all fires and eclipse any image, even if it is a shield of the eternal rival. What does a Real Madrid shield do on the Camp Nou scoreboard? Who has put it? How do you get there? These are questions that are surely being asked by the board of the Barcelona and the whole Barca fans. And is that During the match played on Saturday between Barcelona and Eibar, a Madrid shield looked attached to the Camp Nou marker, just below the town occupied by President Josep María Bartomeu. The image did not go unnoticed by graphic editors. However, none of those present in the box of authorities noticed this. In the absence of clarifying the origin of that shield and who placed it there, it looks like someone has wanted to troll the Barca president …last_img read more

The Italian Orsato will referee Madrid-City

first_imgUEFA has appointed Italian Daniele Orsato (45) to referee Real Madrid-Manchester City on Wednesday 26 (21:00, Movistar Champions League). It will be the second game this season in which those of Zidane meet the transalpine, after they will referee them in Istanbul in the victory (0-1, with Kroos goal) of the third day of the group stage against Galatasaray. The referee of VAR will be his compatriot Massimiliano Irrati. Orsato has refereed Real Madrid twice. In addition to the aforementioned meeting against Galatasaray, he led the last match of the group stage of the 2015-2016 season against Malmoe at the Bernabéu (8-0, with a Cristiano poker and a hat-trick from Benzema).Al City has been beaten twice in the Champions League. The first leg against the Romanian FCSB in 2016 (0-5 win in Bucharest) and the first game of the group stage of 2018, in which Pep Guardiola – who witnessed that match in the stands by penalty – they were defeated 1-2 by Lyon against Etihad.The other first leg round of 16 which is played on Wednesday, Lyon-Juventus, will be arbitrated by the Spanish Gil Manzano, with Martínez Munuera in the VAR.last_img read more

The Chilean Charles Aránguiz, on the Atlético agenda

first_imgAránguiz arrived in German football, at Leverkusen, in 2015 where He signed for five seasons and his injuries have been stalked, such as the Achilles tendon rupture nothing more sign that had him away from the grass eight months: he could only play seven games (with two goals). This season another injury, now muscular, has caused only has been able to dispute 63% of the minutes.This season Atlético has faced him in the Champions League. If in the first match they met, the third in the group stage in the Wanda Metropolitano, Aránguiz did not play for a fissure in the foot, in the following one, the fourth of the group stage, did play and was key for Leverkusen to achieve victory against the rojiblancos, his first in this group phase: a great play of his ended in a center that Thomas slipped into his own door. Now his name flies over the Metropolitan with the possibility that next season they may be partners. While Atlético ‘team’ prepares for the next two ‘finals’, Sevilla in the league and return of eighth against Liverpool in the Champions League, and that can settle the season, the Athletic ‘club’ works in the offices in the preparation of what will come, next season. Plans, names. If from Mexico the one of Raúl Jiménez is pointed out, from Chile another one is revealed: Charles Aránguiz, a 30-year-old Chilean Bayer Leverkusen midfielder (turns 31 in April).It has been placed by the player’s representative, Fernando Felicevich, on the rojiblanca agenda, talking about his future. The player ends contract now, in June 2020, and has received several offers, including a red and white. “We are waiting for several offers from Europe. He wants to continue there but for now there are no offers that we like. Atlético, from Spain, and Atalanta and Fiorentina from Italy have called us, but have not made an offer“revealed the agent at Fox Sports.last_img read more

Lucas looks for space in Bayern’s stellar defense

first_imgLucas Hernández will reappear this Sunday in the game that will face Bayern with Augsburg after recovering from muscle discomfort. The former Atlético, like Javi Martínez, returns to a call from the club that invested a total of 80 million euros in his signing, but everything points to the French world champion spending time on the Bavarian bench. We will have to wait to see when he is again a pillar in a rear that has formed in his absence (Lucas was three months off due to a partial rupture of the internal ligament of the right ankle) and that, right at the beginning of the phase decisive of the season, it is yielding a thousand wonders.The young Alphonso Davies, stellar in this first section of 2020, ended up gaining ownership on the left side and caused David Alaba, a fixed in that position for years, to end up being converted into a left-handed center. In the center of the rear, he paired with Jerome Boateng, who finally regained his best level, and on the right side Benjamin Pavard is also indisputable. Flick finds it difficult to make a hole in the Municguard rear of Lucas, especially considering that the master at the same time stressed the importance of giving the maximum possible continuity to an eleven to face the crucial weeks with guarantees. Lucas himself also admitted being far from his best version after numerous injuries that have crossed his path since he landed in Germany. “I’m not one hundred percent yet,” explained the French international in which, until now, was his last title to Bayern two weeks ago against Paderborn (3-2). Of course, Flick did not want to detract from the effort of his player in the set-up and showed that it is still a key piece in his plans. “What he has to do now is to return to his best version little by little,” said Flick, who at the same time wanted to warn of the rush: “We have to measure very well when it comes to giving minutes,” he said.last_img read more

Clubs will seek special permission to return to work

first_imgThis permit does not appear to be forthcoming. As much as the COE and other institutions, such as the Andalusian Government, are asking for an urgent solution and although the efforts are being made at the highest level. The serious national situation, with more than 2,000 deaths from the conoravirus, does not allow to lift the foot of the accelerator as far as protective measures are concerned. Nevertheless, many consulted clubs already have their facilities adapted in case this situation occurs. They don’t want to waste time. The training grounds are already completely clean and disinfected. In addition, as is the case of several First and Second clubs, up to nine changing rooms per club are prepared so that more than three players in the same space will never coincide (always keeping the distance measurements) with the idea that they rotate through one circuit so that all the equipment (gym, field series, swimming pool, etc) never coincide. The idea of ​​the staffs is to hold a two-week mini-preseason until the competition restarts, since it seems clear that it will never be before May 10. Until now clubs are buying and renting gym equipment so that their players work at home and do not lose shape, where they are even receiving video sessions. According to experts, a professional can lose up to 3% of their physical level per week.Barça, as Javier Miguel reported in AS yesterday, expects to return on April 27. That is the date that they handle in other clubs, although everything will depend on the government authorities and, above all, the coronavirus. The coronavirus is flourishing the consensus that many other times has been lacking in Spanish professional football. An evident test is being seen with the way of proceeding before the ERTEs. No entity wants to take a step before the rest and all the clubs prefer to look for collective solutions, such as general salary drops, rather than each of them starting to face the consequences of this war. Another example is short-term plans. After several feints from some clubs to continue with the training, cut by the root by the decree of the State of Alarm, the steps to follow now want to be done fully and coordinated. If something has become clear in the telematic meetings between the 42 clubs, is that the return to work of the teams will be done as a block according to the Health guidelines and also to the LaLiga councils.Once the government forced all sports facilities to be closed, all that remains is to wait. Nevertheless, The clubs are pushing for elite sport, such as the First and Second, to soon receive special permission so that they can resume training at least while waiting for the competition to return as soon as possible. They know that footballers, even being professionals, are at the tail of the Olympic athletes and that until they receive the approval, neither would they. The only solution to be able to immediately after April 11, the date until which the confinement has been extended, is that the Government accepts the request that high-performance athletes enter the group authorized to exercise their work activity at present, even if it is individually and respecting all the healthy measures that avoid the contagion.last_img read more

A restart for Atlético B

first_imgJESUS ​​RUBIO & nbsp; (DAILY AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Germán Valera celebrates with Ricard and Óscar Clemente a goal against Celta B.JESUS ​​RUBIO (DAILY AS) However, in the last six games those of Nacho Fernández have only managed to add five of the 18 points at stake, with a single win (0-1 against San Sebastían de los Reyes) and a last dramatic day, where Atlético went ahead against Racing de Ferrol twice (1-0 with a goal by Camello and 2-1 with a goal by Toni Moya de penalty) but he received the tie on the last play of the match. Therefore, downtime will be a moment for Atlético in which must take morale to face the last leg of the season and where the return of Germán Valera will be accelerated, a key player in the team and already a rookie under Simeone with the last moments of the match against Levante. The Murcian had to undergo in January a arthroscopic surgery for instability problems in the shoulder and he still has a little less than a month of recovery to be rehabilitated. With the age of majority fulfilled during the quarantine, Valera is a very important player in Atleti B and brings dribble, imbalance and goal, with four goals in 14 games this year. A low that joined Darío Poveda’s when he dominated the group’s scorers table and had also debuted with the first team, although in the case of the tip his loss is long-lasting. A second rojiblanco team with the latest punctures five points from Atlético Baleares, leader of the competition and three from Ibiza, second place. Some figures that can be covered with ten days to be disputed in the event of solving the current medical crisis. The lead with the fifth, first team that would be left out of the playoffs, is 12 points, which is an important mattress. A set full of talent and players who already know what it is to play under Simeone. At the great level of Riquelme (today turns 20), which has already aroused the interest of multiple European teams, join Camel, Óscar Clemente (top league scorer with ten goals), Borja Garcés, Toni Moya, Manu Sánchez, Ricard, Sanabria, Solano, Carlos Isaac, Dos Santos or Germán Valera himself, all with protagonism with Cholo from last year. In addition to other future names such as Álvaro García, Medrano, Cedric, Diego Conde or the newcomer Calavera. Atleti B will have to take this break as a moment to recharge their batteries and return to the spirit that led them to first place for much of the tournament based on a joyous game with a great goal and a great future for the squad.center_img The halt of all European competitions due to the coronavirus pandemic maintains the uncertainty of when will you be able to compete again in Spain, one of the countries most affected by the disease. Meanwhile, the players continue exercising at their respective addresses with the mentality of not losing the competitive rhythm and that their state of form is altered as little as possible. In the case of Atlético B, the forced cessation of the competition has caught him in a crisis of results, but with the clear mentality of end up fighting for promotion to the Second Division. The rojiblanco team occupies third place in group I of Segunda B, which would lead them to play the promotion playoff again like last season, where Mirandés ended the mattress dream.last_img read more

Wilander: “Only the coronavirus has been able to stop Djokovic”

first_imgSo, if Belgrade is the huge loser in the present state of affairs, who’re the beneficiaries? For Wilander, primarily the tennis gamers who’re injured: “I believe the The one gamers who can take optimistic issues out of this case are those that had been injured after the Australian Open. When all this returns to regular, everybody will begin from scratch, however proper now it’s inconceivable to know when it will likely be. Loads of guys are bodily getting ready at dwelling not to lose their health, however they know that it is extremely tough for them to play once more this season. “ Whereas the motion is stopped on the slopes, opinions and evaluation observe one another day after day. On what this season has introduced till stopped by coronavirus (at the least till July 13 by ATP and WTA) Mats Wilander In the diary L ‘Équipe.The Swedish extenista, who has labored for years as a commentator at Eurosport, spoke of the fundamental protagonist of the course, who’s none apart from Novak Djokovic. For Wilander, Serbian is for sure the nice handicapped from this break because it was at an intractable degree as proven by its stuffed with victories in 2020 (18) and the title at the Australian Open. “It’s a disgrace the whole lot that’s occurring in the world and in addition in tennis. To be trustworthy, the nice loser of this break has been Novak Djokovic. The Serb had not misplaced any sport this season and solely the coronavirus has been able to stop its impulse “, Mats analyzed, including about veterans like Federer and Serena: “This pandemic has prompted us to miss the alternative to see Federer and Serena on the monitor, since for them time shouldn’t be their pal, understanding that they’re virtually at the finish of their careers. “last_img read more

The Spanish Pablo Gállego keeps Managua leader

first_imgPablo Gállego is coming out. The only Spanish footballer who continues to carry out his work normally is one of the reasons why, with three days to go before the end of the regular phase in the Nicaraguan First League, Managua FC is the leader with a three point advantage over Diriagén , the club with the longest standing in the Central American country.With no one to enjoy Gállego’s ‘show’ in the stands, the ‘blue lions’ defeated Ocotal 2-1 with the Spaniard scoring from the penalty spot. The Huesca forward, second top scorer in the First League, made it 2-0, his seventh goal of the season, from the penalty spot. With a tight ‘Panenka’ that touched the crossbar before entering the goal defended by Germán Navarro. Pablo Gállego put land in the middle on a marker that the Mexican premiered Carlos Felix, author of 1-0 in the first part. Howard Amaya, already in the discount, he cut distances for Ocotal, who left Managua empty and will continue occupying the red lantern of the First League one more week. After the dispute of the remaining three days, the top six finishers will fight in a ‘play-off’ that will decide the Clausura champion.Another victory in BelarusDespite the fact that the health crisis caused by the coronavirus keeps football paralyzed in practically the entire world, Belarus remains the last redoubt in Europe. This Wednesday, the Dynamo Brest of the Spanish physical trainer Fran Beleguer He put a foot and a half into the Cup semifinals after defeating Shakhter Soligorsk 2-0. Noyok and Savitskiy scored the goals of the club in whose quarry the Canary Islands David Deogracia and Armiche Vega work.last_img read more