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

HUGE CROWD OF MOURNERS AT FUNERAL FOR ENDA McLAUGHLIN

first_imgPatrick McLaughlin (centre) helps bring his son Enda to his final resting place. Pic copyright North West NewspixMORE THAN 400 people packed into Carndonagh chapel today to pay their respects to a local man who died after being knocked down in Germany following a stabbing frenzy.Ill Enda McLaughlin, who was 27, had suffered mental health problems for most of his life and had been in and out of prison for violence offences.His family says he should have been treated in hospital. The late Enda McLaughlinToday the parish priest of Carndonagh Father Con McLaughlin said the dead man had been hit by tragedies in his life and had died tragically.He led prayers for Mr McLaughlin and for the three people stabbed in Germany.“We pray today for Enda, his family and friends and we pray for the entire community here which is still in shock three weeks after we heard such dreadful news of the events in Germany,” said Father McLaughlin.“And we also pray for those who were injured and who were left deeply traumatised by the events and for the community and people of Acchen.” Enda McLaughlin was laid to rest in the graveyard beside the Church of the Sacred Heart.He was carried to his final resting place by his heartbroken father Patrick as well as his brothers and friends.Enda McLaughlin went on a stabbing spree injuring two taxi drivers and another man on June 23rd.The 27 year old from Carndonagh had been released from Castlerea prison a few weeks previously before traveling to Europe.McLaughlin, who had a string of previous convictions for assault and public order offences went berserk after taking a taxi from Holland to Germany. He stabbed two taxi drivers and then a Lithuanian truck driver before crossing a road and being killed by an English couple driving a Mercedes car.The coffin of the late Enda McLaughlin is brought to its final resting place. Pic copyright North West NewspixHUGE CROWD OF MOURNERS AT FUNERAL FOR ENDA McLAUGHLIN was last modified: July 14th, 2014 by John2Share 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:CarndonaghdonegalEnda McLaughlinfuneralInishowenPATRICK MCLAUGHLINstabbinglast_img read more