Between yesterday and today, three African teams have gotten their ticket for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, and three others have been left at the door. In the first group are Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Cameroon, and in the second, to his misfortune, are Ethiopia, Senegal and Tunisia. And there are still two more seats that will of dueling Ghana – Egypt and Tunisia – Cameroon.
Nigeria had it very well after winning the first leg in Addis Ababa for 1-2, thanks to a penalty converted by Emenike in injury time. For peace of mind, another penalty for, transformed by Victor Moses after 20 minutes, became very face the second leg match finally sentenced to 10 minutes remaining malaguista former Victor Obinna with the second goal for Nigeria.
Ivory Coast had also won in the first leg, 3-1, to Senegal, with goals from Drogba and Kalou Sane. If at this meeting were higher in the back showed a face quite different, playing to hold the lead and even suffering when Moussa Sow scored for Senegal and put these to a goal of classification? In the end, that goal did not come and yes one of Kalou in the discount Elephants leads the World Cup. Read more »
The Formula 1 World still new because the dominance of Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel extends and certify whether their titles while. In the United States Grand Prix this duo continues to dominate and German have been done with another pole position repositioned it as the main candidate to win.
Mark Webber has also used the Red Bull performance to keep the second position on the grid ahead of Romain Grosjean. Nico Hulkenberg continues at a high level and was fourth ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso who finished sixth and will try score points for Ferrari still fighting for second constructors.
Ferrari has not gone at all well during Q3 as both Alonso and Massa have been right on the edge of the disposal area. Pastor Maldonado has not been saved and has been removed along with Adrian Sutil and the four cars of the teams more modest. The Venezuelan is desperate to Williams and was charged to the team but the fact is that this Saturday Bottas has had a remarkable performance and brought the car to the Q3 to finish in ninth place. Read more »
Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea, there is where he plays Spain tomorrow a friendly match against the selection of this country and there is place that Vicente Del Bosque chose to confirm that it will continue at the head of the Spanish national team until 2016, already confident of having tied the classification for the 2014 World Cup, where it will defend the title achieved in 2010.
Although for some time it was noted that Forest cycle would end after the World Cup, the fact is they were only rumors came out after losing in the 2013 Confederations Cup. Del Bosque has all the confidence of the RFEF and the proof is that I have made clear on several occasions that the decision to continue or not depends solely on Salamanca.
In addition, the Salamanca has decided to follow. This was confirmed today to the press, confirmed what some media ahead for some time that the renewal was closed and was only waiting to be finished qualifying the World Cup to make it public. I imagine that, given the trust placed in him there will continue regardless of what happens in Brazil. Read more »
The January 13, 2013 held in Zurich FIFA’s Ballon d’Or Gala 2013, which will present the awards to the best player, the best coach, and Puskas Award. You know, the award for most beautiful goal has been scored in the last year, have won prize Cristiano Ronaldo, Hamit Altintop, Neymar Jr. and Miroslav Stoch in its four editions.
The system for choosing the best goal is the same as on previous occasions. FIFA publishes a list of 10 candidates and votes by FIFA.com decide the three finalists who will be announced on December 9. It will also be through the popular vote winner will be announced as final; voting will be open until the day in which we celebrate the gala.
Although after seeing the list and once seen the goals, I think there is a heavily protruding favorite others Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The bicycle kick Swedish striker scored with his team in a friendly match against England is certainly a great goal, and the fame of Paris Saint Germain striker will do the rest work for the other competitors. Read more »
When it comes to a well rounded throw-in, we tend to overlook the small errors that prevent us to win more games. Sometimes it helps to take a step back and re-evaluate what you think you know. Are there aspects that you are taking for granted that are actually holes in your technique? Here are seven questions to be done – you may be surprised by how much room for improvement that currently has.
Reliable is my first service?
A great first service that rarely enters is not much of a weapon. To continue with its first service more precise divide the square of services in three areas of equal size of the line of the network service. Now serving deviated by the side of the front room, then the medium, then they serve down the center line.
Serve with success in each area before going to the next. Initially gives you two services by area and only one take. Once you complete a series of two consecutive successes for each area, which has reached its goal. Read more »
The Serbian Novak Djokovic successfully endorsed bicampeonato in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Cup Monday in the final beating Spaniard Rafael Nadal in straight sets.
The best position to serve the Serbian and great offensive both right and backhand were higher this time Rafa no spark a service (4 double faults and only 57% effective with the first).
Djokovic started the match at cruising speed and using the low level Rafa kick was quickly 3-0. The Serb was on top of the ball and came close to the fourth straight game but squandered a breaking ball. Rafa strengthened to save and ended not only winning their first game but Djokovic broke in the fifth. Read more »
Novak Djokovic played the best match of the week in the Barclays Cup beating in straight sets to Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka – Cup debutants – and has qualified for the final for the third consecutive year. Awaits It formerly Rafa Nadal beat Roger Federer.
The brothers Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States played the doubles final after winning the previous match this Sunday afternoon the Austrian Alexander Peya and Brazil Bruno Soares in straight sets.
Djokovic was difficult in the early stages of the game against Wawrinka who had already given proof of how difficult it can be for any opponent. Thus the Swiss who breaks first is only the third game, but Djokovic did not allow him to hold the deed because he immediately breaking back. Read more »
In our following the Masters in London we have been focusing on the big show we are seeing on the track and he still has the best as missing the semifinals and the final. However, some people have been interested in knowing what the distribution of prizes at the grand finale of the ATP and let’s take a look at some figures that are simply stunning.
The best players in the ATP are lucky to enter a lot of money throughout the year as the top-level tournaments are very well endowed financially. In London no different and each of the 8 individual table ranked their participation ensured a bounty of $ 142,000 but one can walk away with close to $ 2 million so sit because we’re going to go into detail the distribution and is likely that more than one stays surprised.
As we mentioned, each rated player who has played all three games of the round robin has pocketed $ 142,000. This year there have been no injuries so I have not been in the reserves game by only one party could have charged $ 80,000. $ 142,000 these are just for participating but I in every game of the group stage at stake other $ 142,000 that takes the winner. Read more »
Rafa Nadal ended his participation in the round robin as Group A leaders defeated in straight sets to Czech Tomas Berdych, stretching his lead over rival 17-3. The Balearic win automatically qualified to Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka won him Friday morning to David Ferrer.
In the doubles the second pair in the planting, the Austrian Alexander Peya and Portuguese Bruno Soares semifinals qualified for removing the undefeated Fernando Verdasco and David Marrero in straight sets. Anyway, the Spanish partner has advanced to the final stretch.
Rafa broke early in the first set to take the kick from Czech in the third game. Balearic The service worked well not allowing Berdych arm game. Similarly the right was well calibrated. Only when Berdych were at strife by Rafa backhand side was some possibilities but their own mistakes not allowed even to have a choice of breakage. So Rafa kept the first set 6-4 without going smoothly. Read more »
Juventus and Real Madrid tied to two in game for the fourth round of the group stage of the Champions League, a result which comes in handy when Spanish set with this point and add 10 and remains virtually qualified for the next round. Meanwhile Juve but still left with three options to access the next phase because the Conpenhague beat Galatasaray and both are with 4 points.
The match between these two European classics was fairly open and a draw seemed a fair result for both. The Italians went ahead before the break with goals from Arturo Vidal’s penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale put the 1-2 on the resumption but soon tie Fernando Llorente to put the final tie.
Juve and Real Madrid staged an entertaining match and not because elaborate too much football but because neither once had control of the game and both had many mistakes in defense and midfield that led to an open game with a number of chances. Read more »