Root names England team for first South Africa Test

New captain confirms spinner Liam Dawson will play at Lord’s. Joe Root has named the England team for his first Test as captain against South Africa at Lord’s starting on Thursday. In his pre-match media interviews, Root announced that Hampshire spinner Liam Dawson is set to play, meaning Toby Roland-Jones misses out from the 12-man…

GFF-NAMILCO THUNDERBOLT FLOUR POWER NATIONAL U17 INTRA-ASSOCIATION TOURNAMENT CONTINUES

Inclement weather affecting matches in some RMAs Four matches were played last weekend in the GFF-NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power National U17 Tournament in two Regional Member Associations (RMAs), that is, the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) and the Berbice Football Association (BerFA). In the UDFA, action was held at the Wisburg Ground and saw Amelia’s…

Pepe: Portugal defender joins Besiktas from Real Madrid

Portugal defender Pepe has joined Turkish champions Besiktas on a free transfer after his Real Madrid contract expired. The 34-year-old played nearly 350 games for the Spanish side after signing from Porto in 2007, winning three La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues. He was named man of the match as Portugal beat hosts France…

Messi extend Barcelona contract until 2021

Lionel Messi has agreed a contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2021.The 30-year-old, who joined Barca aged 13, will sign the deal when he returns to training from pre-season. “The club is very happy with the renewal and commitment of Messi, the best player in history,” said the La Liga club.The…