Troost-Ekong stars as Udinese beat Sassuolo to maintain winning run

first_imgRelatedPosts Watford tempts Troost-Ekong with five-year deal Super Eagles stars model new national team jersey Live stream Premier League, La Liga, Serie A on Showmax Pro this weekend Super Eagles’ defender William Troost-Ekong played a vital role for Udinese as they beat visiting Sassuolo 3-0 to maintain their winning run in the Italian Serie A on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Troost-Ekong was a pillar in Udinese’s defence. He made some vital tackles to ensure his team kept a clean sheet in the game played at Stadio Friuli. The game was also his 17th league appearance for Udinese in the league this season. Udinese have now won three consecutive league games following victories against Cagliari and Lecce. Udinese’s first goal was scored by Italian-born Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka in the 14th minute. Ken Sema doubled the home side’s lead on 68 minutes, before Rodrigo De Paul added the third on 90 minutes. Udinese are now ninth on 24 points and are five points away from the Europa League qualification spot.Tags: SassuoloSerie ASuper EaglesUdineseWilliam Troost-Ekonglast_img read more

‘One region, one champion’ – GBA targets a boxing world champion per region

first_imgPresident of the Ghana Boxing Association, Peter Zweenes, has set his sights on producing a world champion from each region in the country.Zweenes made the remarks when he led IBF Lightweight Champion, Richard Commey, to meet President Akufo Addo at the Jubilee House on Monday.Commey is the second world champion the country has produced in a matter of months, after Isaac Dogboe also won the WBO Super Bamtamweight title last year.Zweenes said given the needed support, the GBA can produce a world champion from every region.‘When it comes to bringing honors to this country in the area of sports, there’s none [comparable to boxing],” Zweenes said.“We in boxing are abound with a lot of talent and I can say that if we have the necessary support from the state, One District, One Factory may be too ambitious but you can expect one region, one champion to happen,” he concluded.Ghana will have the opportunity to reclaim another world title when Isaac Dogboe faces Emmanuel Navarette on May 11 in an attempt to take back the WBO Super Bantamweight title he lost to the Mexican in December 2018.–Fentuo Tahiru/ read more