'No player deserves to be left out of the final': Sir Alex Ferguson admits omitting Park Ji-Sung from Champions League triumph over Chelsea in 2008 is a decision he 'regrets to this day' Sir Alex Ferguson won it all in a distinguished 27-year career in charge of Manchester United. But even the Scot admits he didn't get everything right and has recalled one regret from over a decade ago. Despite tasting victory over Chelsea in the 2008 Champions League final in Moscow, Ferguson admits he was faced with a selection headache that day. Park Ji-Sung was the fall guy, despite starting both semi-final legs against Barcelona 'To win the European Cup is fantastic,' Ferguson told MUTV. 'It was a really great bunch of players with a great attitude about them and a good, strong
Scarcely couple of hours in the wake of discharging the sound, the Mavins team squanders no opportunity to drop a befitting music video for their tune tagged All Is In Order. The record includes the Mavins boss, Don Jazzy, Rema, Korede Bello, DNA and her most recent act, Crayon. Clarance Peters shot it! Watch the colourful below. https://youtu.be/d-pwj2SEUd8
Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in Mr Elias Mbam as the Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). President Buhari also picked twenty-nine others as members of the Commission and they were all sworn-in at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. 2. The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the application seeking the withdrawal of Hope Democratic Party, HDP, from the petition challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Justice Mohammed Garba, while delivering the ruling, held that HDP and Chief Ambrose Owuru, its presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 general election, remained consenting plaintiffs in the eyes of the law. 3
Another Nollywood actor, Kagho Harley Akpor is dead. Akpor, is also a director and writer, drowned in the swimming pool of a popular hotel in Asaba, Delta State, according to The Sun. The newspaper reports that he was at a film location shooting a movie along with other crew members when he fell into the pool. It added that Akpor may have drown as a result of lack of swimming skills, adding that by the time he was rescued from the water, a lot of damage had been done. The Commissioner of Police in Delta State, CP Adeyinka Adeleke, confirmed the incident. The CP, however, did not give details of the cause of death.
Controversial Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, has revealed how two women raped him at a party. Maduagwu took to his Instagram page to reveal a secret about himself on Wednesday, saying he was raped by two women at a party because he looked like an usher. He explained that because of that rape, he developed phobia for night parties. Maduagwu wrote: “I have a phobia for night party, I was raped at a party because I looked like an usher. “This happened 5 years ago in Lekki, I have never shared this trauma-filled story with anyone before, and the only reason I am even talking about it now is because a lot of friends are always asking why I am so selective when invited to parties in Nigeria like other celebrities. “Firstly, I get paid to party in Lagos, Abuja or any where i
Manchester United have opened talks with Barcelona to discuss a potential deal for Samuel Umtiti, Mundo Deportivo reports. United have been frustrated in the search for a new central defender, with Leicester City holding out for £90million for Harry Maguire.The Red Devils had also been in the race for Matthijs de Ligt, but the Ajax captain is now on the verge of joining Juventus. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees Umtiti as an alternative and have held initial discussions with Barcelona. Barca, meanwhile, have also made their own enquiry to United over the availability of Victor Lindelof. Umtiti has vowed to remain at the Nou Camp this summer, but some members of Barca’s hierarchy would be open to selling the France international, because of the knee problems he suffered
Real Madrid midfielder, Toni Kroos has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo’s shock exit from the club last summer “made everyone happy”. Ronaldo left the Santiago Bernabeu after helping the Spanish giants win their third successive Champions League trophy. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner sealed a £100million move to Juventus and has since gone on to win the Serie A title in his first year. Speaking to SportBild, Kroos admitted that while they missed Ronaldo’s goals, it was the right deal for each party involved. “It would be strange if you didn’t miss someone like Cristiano Ronaldo, who has decided so many matches with his goals. “His transfer, however, made everyone happy. He wanted a new experience and Real Madrid earned a lot of money,” Kroos said.
Barcelona vice-president, Jordi Cardoner, has disclosed that the club is not concerned about re-signing Paris Saints-Germain forward, Neymar. According to Daily Record, Cardoner stated this while addressing Catalan media on Thursday. Nasgist reported that Neymar had verbally accepted Barcelona’s offer “without hesitation” and is now waiting on the Ligue 1 champions. The Brazilian international has been consistently linked with a return to Barcelona since joining PSG in 2017 for a world-record deal of £222 million. The 27-year-old last week revealed his intention to leave PSG for Barcelona in this summer’s transfer window. “This is not the time to talk about Neymar’s arrivals,” Cardoner said. “But it’s true that Neymar wants to go back to Barcelona
The Chairman of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, on Thursday, condemned the coup attempt in Ethiopia. The Chairman, in a statement in Abuja, expressed sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims of the coup attempt, as well as the people and government of Ethiopia. Buhari said the commission was committed to the ideals of the African Union on Democracy, Elections and Good Governance adopted at the 8th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2007. He said: “In my capacity as the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government and on behalf of our Regional Organisation, we strongly condemn the coup attempt in the Amhara Region and the tragi
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, on Thursday, struck out an application filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking a dismissal of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM). PDM’s candidate, Aminchi Habu, and his party are challenging their exclusion from the February 23 presidential election. They are asking the tribunal to nullify the poll and order the conduct of a fresh one which would include them. INEC and Buhari, being the second respondent, had asked the tribunal to dismiss and strike out the petition filed by the PDM on the grounds that it did not file for notice of pre-trial within the seven days after the close of pleading as stipulated by law. Delivering ruling, the tribuna