Argentina reach last 16 thanks to late winner

Marcos Rojo scored a fine late volley to send Argentina through to the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup with a dramatic victory over Nigeria in St Petersburg. A lacklustre Argentina were on the verge of an embarrassing exit, before Manchester United defender Rojo surged into the area to place Gabriel Mercado’s cross into…

Colombia turn on the style to outclass Poland

World Cup Group H, Kazan Arena – Poland 0 Colombia 3 (Mina 40, Falcao 70, Cuadrado 75) Colombia produced a stylish display to claim a 3-0 victory that keeps their World Cup hopes alive and eliminates Poland following a crucial Group H clash in Kazan. Barcelona defender, Yerry Mina snatched the opener when he nodded…

Japan and Senegal play out entertaining draw

World Cup Group H, Ekaterinburg Arena – Japan 2 (Inui 34’ Honda 78’) Senegal 2 (Mane 11’ Wague 71’) Keisuke Honda became the first Japanese player to score in three different World Cups as he rescued a 2-2 draw against Senegal in Group H. Sadio Mane’s fortuitous opener was cancelled out by Takashi Inui’s curling…

Cummings Lodge crowned tape-ball champs again

Cummings Lodge Secondary found themselves cruising to victory last weekend as they were competing in the finals of the Goodwood Racing Service and P&P Insurance Brokers-sponsored Schoolboys tape-ball cricket competition. Seven secondary school teams from the coastland came out to put on a show. In the first match-up, Annandale Secondary racked up 123 in their…

Botha, Griffith appointed Coach, Asst Coach for Guyana Amazon Warriors

The Guyana Amazon Warriors have appointed South African Johan Botha as their Head Coach and current Guyana and West Indies ‘A’ Team Manager Rayon Griffith as Assistant Coach. Botha has had previous coaching experience with Islamabad United and Multan Sultans at the Pakistan Super League. Botha has also played at the Hero CPL, winning the…