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first_imgFC Fassell and Watanga FC have been drawn against each other in the President’s Cup quarter-finals today’s opener in the second phase at 2:00pm at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.Fassell narrowly defeated Joy Conquerors 1-0 and Watanga won Gardnersville 5-4 in a lottery shots after a 1-1 draw.Businessman George Kailando’s Jubilee FC meets businesswoman Mamie Kpoto’s Keitrace FC to climax today’s quarterfinals at 4:00pm.On Wednesday, BYC II, the only surviving 2nd division outfit in the tourney hosts Nimba United with LISCR FC versus BYC I, while defending President’s Cup champions IE take a bye.In today’s derby, the Fassell showdown emerged as the standout fixture for Tuesday’s game, and the rivalry between FC BYC and LISCR FC is generally considered to be the biggest in Liberian football as it was between traditional rivals, IE and Barrolle.Fassell’s coach Matthew Julutweh, 34, was dismissed after a very poor performance in the Coca-Cola Tournament, so this mean, he is inarguably under pressure to steer the team “to a good standing.”Newly promoted division club, FC Fassell is expected to face a stiff resistance from Watanga, who has been in the topnotch for over 12 years.Jubilee’s game against Keitrace would be the second under the administration of George Kailando since he took over.But Keitrace’s Mamie Kpoto remains the resilient female president and would not take chances against Jubilee.Tomorrow, at 2:00pm, Nimba United is expected to engage BYC II. The sudden resignation of head coach Sam Chebli, who guided the team back to top flight and second in the Coca-Cola tournament might have some psychological upshot on the players.Nevertheless, supremacy and experience might have to be used by the Mountainous to unleash the magic wand.In the second battle, LISCR is arguably the tie they did not want.Robert Larteh’s team has had the upper hand in recent meetings. Since 2014 BYC is unbeaten against LISCR. In the debut pre-season tournament, BYC eliminated LISCR 1-0. The victory came after a friendly encounter where the both sides settled 0-0.But LISCR latest performance against Mighty Blue Angels, which ended 3-0, sent a warning that tomorrow game could be thrice-a-preseason clásicos.According to reports, LISCR’s win is owing to an overhaul, but if Abraham Barshall’s red card isn’t level, his absence would cause difficulty in the midfield.However, BYC is still hopeful of five of their dependable players; namely Van Dave Harmon, Gideon Williams, Junior Barshall, Mark Paye and Alvin McCornell.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgNational Robotics TournamentSTEM Guyana, in association with the Public Telecommunications Ministry, has launched a series of certification sessions for technology buffs or school leaders who are interested in starting technology clubs in their communities.A one-day training session is being held today, and STEM Guyana local Master Trainers will support the training sessions.A most interesting toolThe STEM Guyana Program Committee includes Local Director Colin Sawh, who designed the sessions; co-founder Leon Caleb Christian; tech startup inclusion consultant Karen Abrams; and Ima Christian, who is studying Science, Technology and Society at Stanford University.Coaches will learn details about the league, how to organize and lead a technology club, how to fundraise for their club, how to prepare young people to compete in a global marketplace, how to use the league competition software, the basics of building and programming robots, and the fundamentals of MIT Scratch programming.Certified coaches will be expected to create clubs and prepare teams for competition in the Scratch and Robotics nationwide leagues scheduled for launch during the last week of February.More than 50 coaches are expected to participate, with Bartica alone sending 16 teachers for training.The seminars began on Feb 1st with 13 coaches who signed up online, certified from across Guyana. On Friday, STEM Guyana hosted 18 teachers from Guyana’s public schools, while the Bartica teachers along with some private school teachers will be trained today.The program kicks off each day at 08:30am at the Public Telecommunications Ministry Conference Room. The cost of the seminar will be $2000 per session.last_img read more

first_imgShamar Charles, who had been made to answer four robbery-under-arms charges before two Georgetown Magistrates earlier this month, was on Friday further remanded to prison when he reappeared before Magistrate Leron Daly.The first charge Charles faces allege that on July 27, 2018, while in the vicinity of Houston, East Bank Demerara; while being in the company of others; and while being armed with a gun, he robbed Devindra Persaud of one Samsung cellphone valued at $120,000, and of $50,000 in cash.Charles denied the allegation when it was read to him by Senior Magistrate Fabayo Azore.He also appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on three robbery-under-arms charges, all of which he denied.One of those charges read that on July 25, 2018, while in the vicinity of Bagotstown, EBD, and while being armed with a gun, he robbed Debby Atwell of a quantity of jewellery valued at $230,000.Another charge allege that on July 24, 2018, at Eccles, EBD, while being in the company of others and while being armed with a gun, he robbed Ellis Valenzuela of a cellphone valued at $14,000.The last charge allege that on that same day and in the vicinity of Eccles, while being in the company of others and while being armed with a gun, Charles robbed Weifins Wong of a quantity of jewellery, cash, and a cellphone, all valued at $2.6 million.The Police prosecutor objected to Charles being placed on bail due to the seriousness of the offences and the fact that a gun was used in committing the crimes.Charles was again refused bail, and was further remanded to prison. The cases will continue on October 1.last_img read more

first_imgFor Senegal, Africa’s top ranked side, the ride to the final has encountered its share of bumps in the road but there is little doubt the showpiece at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium will feature the tournament’s two standout teams.A Youcef Belaili goal gave Algeria a 1-0 win when the countries met in the group stage, but this time there is no second chance with Cup of Nations immortality awaiting the victor.“If you get to the final, the aim is obviously to win it. The game in the group stage wasn’t decisive but now it is and that’s the difference,” said Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi.Senegal coach Aliou Cisse is on a mission for personal redemption as the skipper of the side beaten on penalties in the 2002 final, when his missed kick handed the title to Cameroon.“Having lost that final, I still have it on my mind,” said Cisse. “What motivated me to become a coach was to be able to take Senegal to the final. My players told me they would do better than my generation.”“Algeria are a great team and we respect them,” he added. “We’re in the final now and determined to win.”Liverpool star Mane is hoping to fulfil his “wildest dream” as one of just a handful of Africans to win both the UEFA Champions League and Cup of Nations.“I’m ready to even swap a Champions League for a Cup of Nations. Going to Dakar with the trophy would be extraordinary. It would be my wildest dream,” Mane told France Football ahead of the competition.Standing in the way, however, is an Algerian outfit that has undergone a remarkable transformation since the arrival of the straight-talking Belmadi as coach a year ago.– Senegal missing banned Koulibaly –Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga goes up for an aerial challenge with Senegal’s Kalidou koulibaly during their Africa Cup of Nations Group C match in Cairo on July 1, 2019. PHOTO/CAFThe Desert Foxes crashed out of the 2017 edition in the first round and flopped badly in World Cup qualifying, but former Qatar boss Belmadi has healed divisions in the squad to lead his nation to the brink of a first continental crown on foreign land.“To the Algerian people, I want to say I’m not a politician, not a miracle worker or a wizard, but that we will fight like we have fought to this point,” Belmadi said after the 2-1 semi-final win over Nigeria.Algeria owed that victory to a stunning last-gasp free-kick from Mahrez, who is craving further honours here after a domestic treble with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.“We are very happy to be in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations because it is something very special,” said Mahrez.“It was our goal to do it for the people and for our families. We know they are behind us all the way. It’s my dream to win the Cup of Nations.”It will be the first final to feature two local coaches since 1998, when Mahmoud El Gohary’s Egypt defeated Jomo Sono and South Africa 2-0 in Ouagadougou.Senegal had already lost first-choice goalkeeper Edouard Mendy to a broken finger and must now do without defensive rock Kalidou Koulibaly, who is suspended after two yellow cards in the knockout phase.The occasion will also mark the climax not only of Algeria’s campaign on the field, but of their fans’ recent political campaign in the stands.In April, long-standing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned after weekly Friday protests against his expected candidacy for elections, and football fans have been heavily involved in demonstrations.Algeria will have the backing of an additional 4,800 supporters for the final. Some of them will arrive in Cairo on military planes organised by Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui, who has also been a target of the demonstrations.0Shares0000(Visited 7 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Senegal’s Idrissa Gana Gueye celebrates his goal against Benin during their Africa Cup of Nations quarter final tie at the June 30 Stadium in Cairo on July 10, 2019. PHOTO/CAFCAIRO, Egypt, Jul 19 – Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.Senegal, the 2002 runners-up, are desperate to end a long wait for a first continental title, while Algeria are looking to add to the trophy they lifted as hosts 29 years ago.last_img read more

first_imgJOB VACANCY: A quality childcare centre in Letterkenny requires a Qualified Early Years Educator to join their professional and motivated team. Errigal Montessori School / Creche is located at Glencar Irish, Long Lane, Letterkenny.Essential Qualifications :FETAC Level 5 Childcare Desirable Qualifications:FETAC Level 6 Childcare and or Degree in Early Childhood Care and EducationTo apply; Please forward C.V. with cover letter toMaureen Walsh, Managing Director, EMSC Montessori Limited,Glencar Irish, Longlane, Letterkenny, Co. Donegalor email info@errigalcreche.comJob Vacancy: Qualified Early Years Educator required at Letterkenny creche was last modified: June 19th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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

first_imgThe Conwal Singers will host their annual Christmas Carol Service in Conwal Parish Church on Wednesday 18th December 2013 at 8pm. Under the musical direction of Conductor Daniel Braddell, the singers will perform seasonal carols with guest organist John Dawson.Christmas readings will be by Donal Kavanagh. Voluntary retiring collection. If you haven’t been to this carol service before and don’t feel feel the festive spirit just yet, this evening will certainly get you in the mood! CONWAL SINGERS HOST THEIR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE was last modified: December 9th, 2013 by StephenShare 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:Christmas carol serviceConwal Singerslast_img read more

first_imgDONEGAL HURLERS HONOURED BY DONEGAL COUNTY COUNCILAt a civic reception today in the County House, Lifford, the Donegal Hurling Team that won the Lory Meagher Cup in 2011 were honoured.Speaking at this Civic Reception the County Manager, Mr. Seamus Neely said that he was delighted that Donegal County Council had an opportunity to recognise this special and historic won for the Donegal Hurlers.This team reached the finals of the Lory Meagher Cup in 2009 and in 2010 but it was not until 2011 that the team achieved this victory with a 70th minute goal from Ciaran Mathewson securing this breathtaking win for Donegal. The Lory Meagher Cup is an annual hurling competition organised by the GAA since 2009 and is an extension of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the premier knock-out hurling competition. The winners of the Lory Meagher Cup are promoted to the Nicky Rackard Cup competition the following year.This win was the first senior All-Ireland title for the Donegal hurlers and the Mayor of Donegal Cllr. Frank McBrearty remarked on the resilience of the team in their endeavour to win this cup which he described as ‘a lesson to all of us’. He stated that “their dedication to their sport, their training regime and their team work is a great example of what can be achieved by hard work, dedication and working together, these are all qualities that every one of us strive to achieve in our daily lives”.He added that the last week has been a great week for sport in Donegal, with the visit from the FAI delegation to the various clubs and communities in the county, to Donegal winning the GAA Ulster Championship yesterday (Sunday) to this Civic Reception for the Donegal Hurlers who win the 2011 Lory Meagher Cup. This week highlights the importance of sport in our communities and sport is one of two key themes that I have for my year as Mayor. Sport can bring great benefits for everyone in our communities in terms of breaking down barriers, in providing people with opportunities to meet, for children to play and for communities to work together for the collective good of their own area.Team Manager, Andrew Wallace formally accepted this presentation on behalf of his team which included Paul O’Brien, Shane O’Connor, Colm Breathnach (captain), Ardal McDermott, Jamsie Donnelly, Ciaran Dowds, Joe Boyle, Sean McVeigh, Paul Sheridan, Eugene Organ, Stephen Boyle, Ciaran Mathewson, Mickey McCann, Enda McDermott, Niall Campbell and substitutes Paddy Hannigan, Lee Henderson and Michael McGhee. The Team were presented with a Painting by Fionntan Gogarty called “After the Game” – mounted with a border incorporating the text of “A Hurlers Prayer” by Seamus Redmond, which the Mayor read to those attending. DONEGAL HURLERS HONOURED WITH CIVIC RECEPTION BY COUNTY COUNCIL was last modified: July 23rd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:DONEGAL HURLERS HONOURED WITH CIVIC RECEPTION BY COUNTY COUNCILlast_img read more

first_img Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Manchester United look set to miss out on one of their defensive targets as Napoli get ready to open contract talks with Elseid Hysaj, according to his agent.The Albania international is on the Old Trafford club’s radar as they attempt to find a long-term replacement for 33-year-old Antonio Valencia. REAL DEAL Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January tense The 24-year-old has emerged as one of Serie A’s best full-backs since arriving from Empoli back in 2015 and he has racked up 118 league outings for Napoli.Hysaj penned a four-and-a-half-year deal back in October 2016 so there is still more than two years left to run on that.But, amid interest from clubs such as Manchester United, Napoli are hoping to convince Hysaj to further commit himself to the club by penning fresh terms.Speaking at the Italian Sport Awards, his agent Mario Giuffredi said: “We’ve been talking to Napoli for some time. huge blow REVEALED Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? no dice Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City gameday cracker center_img “In the next few weeks I’ll meet the President to understand if there are the conditions for a renewal.“He has only two and a half years left on his contract.” Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj attempts to tackle an opponent. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card shining deals REVEALED Latest Premier League Stories Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star whoops 1 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars last_img read more

first_imgReceivers have been slammed for trying to seek an order committing a seriously ill Donegal builder to jail.Well-known and respected builder Brendan Gildea has been ill for a number of months.However receivers acting on behalf of National Irish Bank have today sought an order at the High Court to have him jailed amidst claims that €1.6 million was lodged into a bank account in the Isle of Man. Mr Gildea, of Magharennan, went into receivership a number of weeks ago.His assets were frozen after he failed to pay back debts of almost €6.4 million.Today’s order to have Mr Gildea jailed was refused.However solicitor Darren Gibson has slammed the tactics of the receivers in trying to put Mr Gildea behind bars. “Mr Gildea has tried to co-operate with the receiver to the best of his abilities. “These efforts aren’t essentially being accepted and these tactics are being engaged in by the receivers,” he said.He added that attempts to jail Mr Gildea were unprecedented.“These type of tactics in commercial life, in my view, are unprecedented. This gentleman is under sustained attack at his own family home.“The man is clearly very unwell. Both the courts, the National Irish Bank and the receivers have been put on notice of this situation,” he said.Mr Gildea is one of the best-known and respected building contractors throughout Donegal. He was responsible for building some of the most highly-regarded housing estates in Letterkenny and across Donegal in recent years.Despite suffering from ill-health for a number of years, he was regularly seen at construction sites where he was highly-regarded by his staff.EndsRECEIVER’S ATTEMPT TO HAVE ILL LETTERKENNY BUILDER JAILED SLAMMED was last modified: July 30th, 2011 by StephenShare 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:BRENDAN GILDEAHIGH COURTRECEIVERlast_img read more

first_imgNAIROBI, Kenya – President Mwai Kibaki appealed to voters Sunday to turn out for today’s referendum on a draft constitution proposing how East Africa’s largest economy should be run and how much power Kenya’s president should have. The current constitution was written in the lead-up to Kenya’s 1963 independence from Britain and has been revised repeatedly, creating a unified state and giving the president sweeping powers. Previous changes only altered parts of the charter, and no referendums were needed. “When we go to cast ballots tomorrow, we shall be making a major decision that will change the lives of this and future generations,” Kibaki said in a national address. “I ask that all should turn out to vote so that the results reflect our collective decision.” Because a third of adults cannot read, voters will choose symbols – a banana for “yes” or an orange for “no.” Initial results are not expected until late today. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more