Ellsworth Elks Soccer Shoot to be held Saturday

first_imgELLSWORTH — This year’s Ellsworth Elks Soccer Shoot has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 24.The event pits youth soccer players of all ages against one another in a shooting contest that provides a stern test of each player’s accuracy and power. More than 500,000 youth soccer players are expected to participate this year as Elks lodges across the country host qualifying tournaments in the coming weeks.Competitions are divided into boys’ and girls’ divisions with U8, U10, U12 and U14 classifications provided for each. The winners from each classification will advance to a district competition, where they will have a chance to reach the state and then regional championships.Hancock County had one particularly noteworthy contestant last year as Jacob Bagley of Hancock won the local, district and state crowns at the U12 level. The wins earned Bagley the chance to compete in the regional championships in Colonie, N.Y., last November.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe competition will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School’s Del Luce Stadium. There is no charge for entry.last_img read more

Tennis News Lakshit Sood highlights CBSE National Tennis Championships held in Billabong School

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Tennis News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The CBSE National Lawn Tennis Contest, held in Billabong High International School, Noida, witnessed a large number of students from National and International CBSE affiliated schools participating in this five-day competition. In the end, Billabong High International School gave their institution plenty to smile about as they clinched the U-19 Boys singles category. In the U-19 category, International School Hyderabad clinched the U-19 Girls singles category. Little Angels School, Sonipat, had two reasons to smile as both the boys and girls’ singles category won trophies in the U-17 category. Among those present was Lakshit Sood, who achieved a career high ATP doubles ranking of 282 in 2017.Read More | Alexander Zverev beats World No.1 Novak Djokovic to win ATP FinalsThe competition was successfully concluded under the leadership of Mrs. Sharmila Chatterjee, the Principal of Billabong High School and Mrs. Jasmine Gandhi, Manager. At the closing ceremony of the competition, students of Bilabong School presented colorful events.The chief guest in the competition was Mr. Mahesh Dharmadhikari (Co-Secretary CBSE), Poonam Vishnoi (District Sports Officer, Gautam Buddha Nagar), National Lawn Tennis Player Targeted and Chandil Sood appeared. All of them rewarded the winning players and boosted their morale. last_img read more

Rohr Backs Napoli’s Bid for Victor Osimhen

first_imgSuper Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr “Napoli is a great chance for Victor and Victor will prove to be a great player for Napoli if the deal goes through,” Rohr toldRadio Punto Nuovoyesterday.“Serie A is a prestigious championship. It is a championship I follow, there are some of our players William Troost Ekong in Udinese, Ola Aina at Torino.“I have advised him to take an important step and go to a top level club, where he can find the right space to play regularly and grow.”Rohr said Osimhen has the attributes to shine in the tough Italian top flight.“He’s a scorer, a player of power and speed,” he remarked.“He’s a fighter, he never accepts defeat, he always wants to win even in training matches.“Victor is someone who wants to grow and improve, technically and tactically.“He has a great-player mentality,” concludes the German gaffer.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr has predicted that Napoli will be great platform for Victor Osimhen to shine should his proposed transfer to the Serie A club go through.Although Osimhen and his representatives held “positive” talks with Napoli earlier this week ahead of a big-money transfer from Lille, fear of racists chants prevalent in Italian topflight appears a problem making the FIFA U-17 World Cup winner to be having a rethink of switching to the Serie A.Rohr said he expects the 21-year-old striker to take this chance.last_img read more

Valencia and Gayà want to join once the crisis is over for life

first_imgJose Luis Gayà, who will be 25 in May, lives his sixth season in the Valencia squad. Pedreguer’s winger, who came to the Black and White Academy at the age of 11, He already has 223 official matches on his legs with the Valencia shirt, a team that is also one of the captains. Gayà represents the feeling of belonging in the dressing room and the club wants him to represent him for life. Therefore, Valencia, As reported by SER, it intends to extend the contract in the coming months. Gayà, who has demonstrated his commitment in multiple transfer markets, will have an almost life-long contract on his table. Its clause is 100 million, although the amount is the least because Gayà has always refused to listen to offers from third parties. The winger plays for the club where he always wanted to and his wish would be to become what in England is known as a ‘one club men’, a man from a single club. Or at least be during his best years of professional football. Valencia (also the footballer) wants Gayà to follow in the wake of illustrious black and white youth squads like Fernando Gómez Colomer (553 official matches, 15 seasons in the first team), Ricardo Arias (521 matches, 16 seasons) or David Albelda (485 matches, 15 seasons). Gayà is currently the second footballer in the Valencia squad who has played the team for the longest years and the most. He is only surpassed by Parejo, who is in his 90th season and has entered the top-10 of footballers with the most games (373). Gayà knows this and he also wants to, although there is no hurry (he has a contract until 2023) and they will sit down to negotiate once the Covid-19 crisis has passed, which directly affects him as one of the footballers of the Valencia squad that has confirmed its infected.last_img read more