Football

The Wales players celebrate their upset quarter-final win.
The Wales players celebrate their upset quarter-final win.

Wales down Belgium 3-1 in stunning upset

LILLE, France, (Reuters) – Wales produced a stunning upset to reach the Euro 2016 semi-finals after Hal Robson-Kanu’s superbly fashioned goal and Sam Vokes’s late header secured a 3-1 comeback win over Belgium yesterday to set up a clash with Portugal.

FLASHBACK! Germany’s players were crestfallen after ther Euro 2012 semi-final defeat to Italy and will be seeking to avenge that loss in today’s quarterfinal.

Germany faces Azurri nightmare

BORDEAUX, France, (Reuters) – Title contenders Germany will come face to face with their ultimate tournament nightmare when they take on Italy in their Euro 2016 quarter-final in Bordeaux today.

Shaquille Agard (left) on the attack while being challenged by his St. Kitts and Nevis marker during Guyana’s final match in the CFU Caribbean Cup Qualification tourney.

Agard always wanted to be a Golden Jaguar

Despite possibly being eligible to represent Canada in the future, recently capped Golden Jaguars international Shaquille Agard said that his intention was to always represent Guyana on the international circuit.

North Georgetown Secondary’s Nehemiah Gomes struggling to keep possession of the ball while being marked by a Guyana Industrial Training Centre player during their matchup.

Chase Academy brushes aside Lodge

Digicel U-18 football Chase Academy defeated Lodge Secondary by a 3-0 score line when the Digicel National Secondary Schools U-18 football tourney continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Action in the Petra Organization’s Milo Cup competition yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue. (Orlando Charles photo)

Chase Academy swamp St Winefried’s 11-0

Chase Academy yesterday recorded the biggest win of the day when the Milo U20 Schools football tournament organized by the Petra Organisation continued at the Ministry of Education ground Carifesta Avenue.

 Sunburst Camptown steamrolls Essequibo 10-0

Sunburst Camptown began their title defence in emphatic fashion, crushing Essequibo 10-0 in the opening encounter of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA)/Banks Beer Knockout Cup on Saturday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda.  

Familiar foes battle in nationwide schools football final

Efficiency will meet elegance when the grand finale of the Digicel national U18 Secondary Schools Football Tournament commences today from 18:30hrs at the Police Sports Club (PSC) ground, Eve Leary with a rematch of last year’s final between Waramadong Secondary and Wismar/Christianburg Secondary.

FIFA orders fresh elections for Antigua FA

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC- FIFA, the World’s governing body for football, has ordered fresh elections to choose a new executive to serve the Antigua & Barbuda Football Association (ABFA) following last December’s controversial poll.

Patrick John drops appeal against FIFA ban

LAUSANNE, Switzerland,  CMC- Former president of the Dominica Football Association (DFA) Patrick John has dropped his appeal against a two-year FIFA ban in the bribery case involving Mohamed Bin Hammam.

Match-fixing gangs target 50 national leagues – FIFA

ZURICH,  (Reuters) – Organised criminal gangs are targeting around 50 national soccer leagues for possible match-fixing and any country is vulnerable regardless of its record on corruption, according to FIFA head of security Ralf Mutschke.

On the attack!  A rampant Daniel Wilson (with ball) in action against B.V United, Tuesday night at the GFC ground. (Orlando Charles photo)

K&S favourites Alpha United pound BV Triumph 4 – 0

By Emmerson Campbell Tournament favourites, Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United pounded B.V Triumph, four-nil on Tuesday night at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground to clinch a semi final berth in this year’s 23rd Kashif and Shanghai Football tournament.

Action in the Guyana Defence Force/Black Pearl match at the Tucville Ground on Tuesday. (Orlando Charles photo)

Netrockers arrest GPFFC as GDF rout Black Pearl

By Duncan Saul The Guyana Defence Force FC demolished an inept Black Pearl Football Club 8-1 while Netrockers FC arrested the Guyana Police Force FC 3-1 in the latest matches of the Georgetown Football Association/Banks Beer Knockout Cup Tuesday night.

Michael Pedro (backing camera and inset) scoring his fourth goal against the University of Guyana Football Team Sunday night at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground. (Orlando Charles photo)  See story on page 26

UG schooled!

By Duncan Saul Santos Football Club Sunday night schooled the University of Guyana Football team in the finer points of football which resulted in an 11-0 thrashing while Northern Rangers FC needled a resilient Blueberry Hill FC 2-1 in latest fixtures of the GFA/Banks Beer Knockout Cup at the GCC ground Bourda.

Trayon Bobb

Den Amstel, Silver Shattas clinch quarter-final spots

By Emmerson Campbell Den Amstel and Silver Shattas football team both clinched quarter-final places in this year’s 23rd annual Kashif and Shanghai football tournament after they won their respective games against Milerock and Uitvlugt United Sunday night at the Uitvlugt Community Centre Ground.

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