FA Cup Round 3: Nimba United Vs. Keitrace Preview

first_imgThe Mountaineers of Nimba United that have won four matches and drew three since the start of phase two of the championship line up beforeIt has not been a good moment for the Soccer Mountaineers (Nimba United) after drawing three consecutive games in the championship and conceding a defeat in their last FA Cup match but qualified to the quarter-finals on goal aggregate.And despite not having a good moment, the Soccer Mountaineers’ moment seem to be better than their FA Cup quarter-final opponents, Keitrace FC.Keitrace FC qualified to the quarter-finals after edging out Invincible Eleven (IE) 3-1 on aggregate, but since their win, Coach Gabriel Johns’ side are yet to secure a victory in the championship and have conceded three consecutive defeats.Due to both teams’ recent performances, it will be a fascinating clash to see one side win or settle for a draw.Keitrace FC are the better side from their last FA Cup match against IE, but the Mountaineers showed maturity in their recent performance in the championship.Coach Johns’ Keitrace are still hurt after conceding three consecutive defeats in their last three league matches and will be looking to recover against their quarter-final opponents.Having drawn their last three league games, the Mountaineers are now under pressure to secure a win in their next match today against Keitrace after they were over the weekend rescued by defender Ben Beniah’s penalty against ELWA United at the North Star Stadium.Both teams were paired in the quarter-finals following a draw at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium and one side will secure a slot in the semi-finals after their first and second leg results.The match will be a tough nut to crack.Kitrace FC who have won two, drew two and lost three matches in phase two of the championshipShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more


first_imgLetterkenny may have some fine monuments but councillors fear nobody can actually see them.The Polestar in Letterkenny captured in all its gloryThe council has spent a considerable amount of cash on both the Polestar and the Dry Arch roundabout.Now, no less than THREE councillors are due to raise the issue at Monday night’s local town council meeting. Councillor Dessie Larkin asks why the ‘railway men’ at the Dry Arch Roundabout are not lit.Meanwhile councillor Tom Crossan is also asking for an update on the painting and lights at the Polestar.And councillor Ciaran Brogan also urges the council to install permanent lighting at the Polestar roundabout.  COUNCIL LOOKING TO LIGHT UP ‘INVISIBLE’ MONUMENTS! was last modified: February 7th, 2014 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:Dry Arch RoundaboutLetterkenny Town CouncilPolestar Roundaboutlast_img read more

​Benfica forward Willock posts Arsenal tribute

first_imgChris Willock has penned a tribute to his former club Arsenal.The 19-year old has agreed to join Portuguese giants, Benfica, on a long-term deal.Willock made two senior appearances for the Gunners – both in the EFL Cup last season.”Since the age of 5, all I’ve known is Arsenal,” Willock said. “I’ve gone through the youth ranks, trained and learnt from the academy.”I want to say a massive thank you to everyone at Arsenal football club, staff, players, coaches, managers and the fans who have helped and influenced me to become the player I am today.”This was a huge decision for me and my family to make. And not one we made lightly. I’m excited at the opportunity to play for Benfica.”It’s a new challenge, new culture and new group of players! Looking forward to showing them what I’ve got!”last_img