Mbappé: a league of trouble

first_imgAnd since there are not two without three, there was a third public rifirrafe between the two. This, the most obvious. It was against Montpellier on February 1. PSG won 0-5, Mbappé had scored the fourth goal and in the 69th minute Tuchel replaced him with Icardi. The star again did not hide her anger at the change. The German came to grab his face to explain, but the striker did not want to know anything and ended up leaving the bench with a brief discussion. Asked about this incident, Tuchel was clear: “I am the coach, this is not tennis, this is soccer.” After this altercation, Leonardo, Parisian sports director, had to go out and organized a meeting to three to iron out rough edges. An encounter revealed by Le Parisien, which hinted that the relationship between player and coach was about to finally explode. Mbappé has the ambition to become the best player in the world and did not understand how being the jewel in the club’s crown, as they insisted the previous summer to appease him, the coach changed him on a recurring basis. A behavior that was criticized in France, accusing him of having ‘Neymarized’. The meeting between club, coach and footballer cooled spirits and served to sign a truce that lasted until the coronavirus crisis stopped the league in France and has ended up giving the title to PSG. The third league followed by Mbappé with PSG and, without a doubt, the most convulsive.Madrid, attentive and hopefulAnd while, Real Madrid remains attentive to what happens in Paris with his platonic love. Because Mbappé, 21, is the great objective of the entity of Concha Espina, who had set himself the next summer to hit the rush in the signing and continue to approach him, but that will postpone it to 2021 due to this coronavirus crisis and its effects on economies. Efforts will focus on taking crack next year, one before his contract ends (2022). PSG is aware of the scenario and knows that in Madrid they trust that the player does not renew and thus push the French club into a negotiation. But, as AS publishes this Wednesday, the French position is iron: it does not sell. Leonardo, PSG’s sports director, prefers that he leave free in 2022 rather than accept an offer in the summer of 2021, for whatever amount. A position that the player environment does not like, that continues to fulfill its part of not prolonging his contract … This background sea and an injury (he lost six games) largely conditioned the start of the league for Mbappé (a goal in the first two months), who took the pedal stroke and was reunited with his exuberant version. But in December the public friction with Tuchel began. In just three days, the star and the coach staged their differences twice. On December 4, against Nantes, the Frenchman was upset when he was replaced by Icardi in the 78th minute, with 2-0 in favor and after having scored one goal of the victory. On December 7, against Montpellier and with the victory in his pocket (1-3), Tuchel decided to remove him from the field in the 90th minute after scoring a goal and giving an assist. The player’s face reflected his discontent and again showed his anger. Tuchel approached to greet him, but Mbappé made an objection to him and did not even want to look at him … PSG was officially proclaimed champion in France on Thursday, after the FFF’s decision to end the season and use the point ratio to determine the final ranking. Third title in a row for the club chaired by Al-Khelaifi and also, therefore, for Kylian Mbappé, who also finishes as the championship’s top scorer (18 goals), tied with Ben Yedder. This title is the snap to a league that for the striker has been marked by controversy. His public disagreements with his coach, Thomas Tuchel, were frequent and evidenced a tension between the two that required the club’s intervention to put on cold cloths.The campaign started with the echo of the words that Mbappé spoke at the closing gala of the previous season, claiming more gallons in a team in which Neymar continued to monopolize the media spotlights and the pampering of Al-Khelaifi and Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, owner of the club. “I think it is time to take more responsibility. Perhaps in Paris I will be happy, but perhaps in another place also with a new project. If I talk about this again it is too much. It was the message I wanted to send “he concluded. The public complaint of one of its stars did not sit well with the club. “The players will have to do more, work more (…) They are not to please themselves. And if they don’t agree, the doors are open. Ciao! I no longer want star behaviors “, Al-Khelaifi warned in France Football. Days later, he wanted to close any open door to the controversy: “Mbappé stays at 200%.”center_img FRANCK FIFE & nbsp; (AFP) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Tuchel grabs Mbappé’s face, against Montpellier.FRANCK FIFE (AFP)last_img read more

Margielyn Didal gets ‘unexpected’ recognition as PSA Athlete of the Year

first_imgGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES It was only in August when Didal bagged the gold in the women’s street skate event and pocketed P6 million as cash incentive for her feat.Winning in the Asian Games was no doubt her biggest accomplishment to date and she’s more than ready to ollie her way to another.The 19-year-old Didal, however, has to qualify for the Olympics first before anything else, which is something she believes she’d be able to do.“I’m 100 percent confident because I have the full support of my friends, family and sponsors,” said the bubbly Didal. “I have been getting a lot of support.”Didal is preparing for her next Olympic qualifying tournament which fires off three months from now in London.She said most of her training is done in Hong Kong where there’s an abundance of skateparks. The 19-year-old Didal, however, has to qualify for the Olympics first before anything else, which is something she believes she’d be able to do.“I’m 100 percent confident because I have the full support of my friends, family and sponsors,” said the bubbly Didal. “I have been getting a lot of support.”Didal is preparing for her next Olympic qualifying tournament which fires off three months from now in London.She said most of her training is done in Hong Kong where there’s an abundance of skateparks. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief From skating in the streets of Cebu to the grand stage of the Asian Games in Jakarta, where she came out of nowhere to snag the gold medal just six months ago, and now the red carpet, Margielyn Didal is still trying to wrap her head around the whirlwind of events that completely changed her life.Didal on Tuesday was one of five Filipina Asian Games gold medalists bestowed with the highest honor as Athlete of the Year by the Philippine Sportswriters Association during its annual PSA Awards Night at Manila Hotel.“Unexpected,” Didal said of her recognition. “Unexpected because before, people don’t give any attention to skateboarders but now, they’re not only giving us attention but also an award.”“I’m very grateful for the honor to be awarded as Athlete of the Year.”Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and golfers Yuka Saso, Bianca Pagdanganan and Lois Kaye Go were the other four given the Athlete of the Year award.ADVERTISEMENT AFC CUP: Ceres scrapes past Shan United MOST READcenter_img Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying “Unexpected,” Didal said of her recognition. “Unexpected because before, people don’t give any attention to skateboarders but now, they’re not only giving us attention but also an award.”“I’m very grateful for the honor to be awarded as Athlete of the Year.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsWeightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and golfers Yuka Saso, Bianca Pagdanganan and Lois Kaye Go were the other four given the Athlete of the Year award.It was only in August when Didal bagged the gold in the women’s street skate event and pocketed P6 million as cash incentive for her feat. SEA Games 2019: Didal collects 2nd skateboard gold PLAY LIST 02:10SEA Games 2019: Didal collects 2nd skateboard gold02:10SEA Games 2019: Didal collects 2nd skateboard gold01:16SEA Games: Didal, Means assure PH of 1-2 finish in Game of Skate02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Margielyn Didal. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines–From skating in the streets of Cebu to the grand stage of the Asian Games in Jakarta, where she came out of nowhere to snag the gold medal just six months ago, and now the red carpet, Margielyn Didal is still trying to wrap her head around the whirlwind of events that completely changed her life.Didal on Tuesday was one of five Filipina Asian Games gold medalists bestowed with the highest honor as Athlete of the Year by the Philippine Sportswriters Association during its annual PSA Awards Night at Manila Hotel.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

Nkumba departs for CAVB event in Cairo

first_img Tags: AWCC GAMESNkumba University Volleyball Teamtop Nkumba players during the flag-off on Wednesday (Photo by Shaban Lubega)LUGOGO – A contingent of 12 players and 4 official from League Champions Nkumba University Volleyball Club were flagged off for Egypt on Wednesday by National Council of Sports Officials in Lugogo.Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs, Ismail Dhakaba Kigongo on behalf of NCS flagged off the team seeking to better their continental ranking.Nkumba and Vision Volleyball Club represented Uganda in the 29th Edition in Egypt. Nkumba finished 9th while VVC settled for 11th.Youngsters Nakayo Bridget, Aluuta Rebbeca, Kansiime Emilly and Alungat Scovia are the rookies for the championship while, Veteran setter Eunice Nuwabigaaba alongside Namakobe Halima, Ikilai Cissy and Akanyo Agnes have been sidelined.“Our target is to get into the quarter finals, noted Assistant Coach Godwin Ssenyondo.Egypt’s Al Ahly SC are the defending Champions of the competition.The 30th Edition of the CAVB events starts on 16th -25th March 2019 in Cairo – Egypt.TRAVELLING SQUAD:1. Doreen Akiteng2. Winnie Nambeko3. Flavia Nanadwula4. Astreede Agaaba5. Habiba Namalla6. Grace Akiror7. Bridget Nakaye8. Rebbeca Alutia9. Emilly Kansiime10. Scovia Alungat11. Saidat Nungi12. Monica AloyoOFFICIALS:Manager: Salma KairungiHead Coach: Tonny LakonyAssistant Coach: Godwin SsenyondoReferee: Dorothy NamusokeNKUMBA MATCHES AT THE 2018 AWCC GAMES:06/03/18 ACW Al Ahly 3 – 0 Nkumba (25 – 7, 25 – 12, 25 – 16)09/03/18 ACW Nyong et Kelle 0 – 3 Nkumba (22 – 25, 18 – 25, 14 – 25)10/03/18 ACW Nkumba 0 – 3 Revenue (18 – 25, 22 – 25, 19 – 25)12/03/18 ACW Nkumba 3 – 0 ASEC Mimosas (25 – 10, 25 – 9, 25 – 15)13/03/18 ACW Nkumba 3 – 0 Vision (25 – 20, 25 – 14, 25 – 10)14/03/18 ACW Nkumba 3 – 1INJS (25 – 11, 25 – 19, 16 – 25, 25 – 18FINAL STANDING IN THE LAST EDITION:Rank Team1st, gold medalist(s) Egypt Al Ahly SC2nd, silver medalist(s) Tunisia CF de Carthage3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kenya Kenya Pipeline4. Kenya Kenya Prisons5. Rwanda Revenue6. Cameroon Bafia VB7. Egypt El Shams8. Nigeria Nigeria Customs9. Uganda Nkumba10. Cameroon INJS11. Uganda VVC12. Algeria Nedjmet Riadhi Chlef13. Cameroon Nyong et Kelle14. Zimbabwe Harare City15. Cameroon FAP16. Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas17. Republic of the Congo DGSP18. Burkina Faso AS Douanes19. Botswana BDF 62018 AWCC AWARDS:MVP: Egypt Aya Elshamy (Al Ahly SC)Best Blocker: Kenya Trizah Atouka (Kenya Pipeline)Best Libero: Egypt Mariam Moustafa (Al Ahly SC)Best Receiver: Kenya Elizabeth Wanyama Nafula (Kenya Prisons)Best Server: Egypt Farida Elaskalany (Al Ahly SC)Best Setter: Tunisia Amina Mansour (CF de Carthage)Best Spiker: Tunisia Khloud Genhani (CF de Carthage)Comments last_img read more