UCL Quarter-Final Draw: Tottenham To Face Man City As Man Utd Get Barcelona – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News
Connect with us

Sports News

UCL Quarter-Final Draw: Tottenham To Face Man City As Man Utd Get Barcelona

Published

on

UCL Quarter-Final Draw: Tottenham To Face Man City As Man Utd Get Barcelona

Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester City and Manchester United are the four English teams in the Champions League draw the other four teams are Spanish champions Barcelona, Dutch four-time winners Ajax, Italian champions Juventus and Portuguese champions Porto.

It is the first time since 2009 that four English sides are in the last eight of the Champions League.

The last English side to win the competition was Chelsea in 2012 although Liverpool made the final last season.

Tottenham have been drawn against Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarter-final tie, while Manchester United will face Barcelona.

Ajax will face Juventus in a rematch of the 1973 and 1996 finals. In the other two ties, last season’s finalists Liverpool were drawn against Porto, while

United and Barcelona have met twice in the final, in 2009 and 2011, with the Catalan giants winning on both occasions.

READ:  Omar Daf Extends Contract With Sochaux

Sports News

Women’s World Cup: Nine Countries Show Interest In Hosting

Published

on

By

Women's World Cup: Nine Countries Shows Interest In Hosting

Nine countries have expressed interest in hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, New Zealand and South Africa have formally declared their interest.

READ:  Borg Al Arab Stadium Not Available For AFCON - Egypt FA

A joint bid for the tournament could also be made by North and South Korea.

World football’s governing body, FIFA, says the deadline to submit bidding registration is the middle of April.

READ:  Nigeria Begins Preparation For AFCON 2019 With Uganda Friendly - Rohr

Continue Reading

Sports News

Olivier Giroud Banned From Driving For Six Months For Speeding

Published

on

By

Olivier Giroud Banned From Driving For Six Months For Speeding

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has on Tuesday been banned from driving for six months after admitting to speeding in his Bentley in his fourth offence in nine months.

READ:  EPL Week 22 Review: Arsenal Loss, As Man Utd Defeats Spurs In Wembley

The 32-year-old French international, who helped lead the team to World Cup victory, has been banned after he was caught driving at 60mph (97km/h) in a 50mph (80km/h) zone, 10mph above the speed limit in Willesden on 2 May 2018.

READ:  Chelsea Sign Spanish Goalkeeper Kepa For World Record Fee

At Willesden Magistrates’ Court, Giroud was disqualified from driving after three penalty points were added to his licence, taking him to the 12-point limit. Neither the Chelsea star nor his lawyer was in court having admitted to the offence in November.

READ:  Asisat Oshoala Completes Loan Move To Barcelona

Continue Reading

Sports News

Super Falcons: Dennerby Invites 30 Home-Based Players Ahead Of World Cup

Published

on

By

Super Falcons: Dennerby Invites 30 Home-Based Players Ahead Of World Cup

Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby, has invited to camp 30 home-based players for preparations as this summer’s Women’s World Cup Finals enter a new gear.

READ:  Borg Al Arab Stadium Not Available For AFCON - Egypt FA

The nine-time African champions are scheduled to play two matches in Spain in the first week of April to further put themselves in shape for the finals.  They have been to tournaments in China and Cyprus to prepare for the big global fiesta in France, playing six matches in all.

READ:  Chelsea Sign Spanish Goalkeeper Kepa For World Record Fee

Continue Reading

Trending

Subscribe to ANN News Alert

Be the first to receive the latest news from Africa and around the world.

%d bloggers like this: