Tag Archives: Coach

Thierry Henry is new coach of Monaco

Thierry Henry Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry was on Saturday named as Monaco coach, to replace Leonardo Jardim, sacked midweek, the struggling Ligue 1 club announced. The 41-year-old French World Cup winner, who had been working as an assistant coach

Monaco fires coach Jardim after poor start

Leonardo Jardim League 1 club AS Monaco fired coach Leonardo Jardim on Thursday following a poor start to the season which has left last season’s runners-up 18th in the 20-team table. After beating Nantes 3-1 away on the opening day

AFCON qualifier: Libya coach quits

Adel Amrouche Libya coach Adel Amrouche has resigned just days before his side face Nigeria in an African Nations Cup qualifier. The match is billed for Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. His departure has been confirmed by the Libyan Football Federation

Stuttgart sacks coach Korkut

Tayfun KorkutPHOTO: Completesports VfB Stuttgart fired Coach Tayfun Korkut on Sunday, making him the first coaching victim of the Bundesliga season. Korkut was sacked less than 24 hours after a 3-1 defeat away to fellow strugglers Hanover 96 left Stuttgart

2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup: USA coach hails gallant D’Tigress

Idris Adesina USA coach Dawn Staley was full of  praise  for D’Tigress after  she led America to  71-40 victory over Nigeria  on Friday  in their 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup  quarterfinal match in Tenerife, Spain, on Friday. Staley said

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, coach Rohr disagree on Luka Modric

Luka Modric Coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi and Coach Gernot Rohr disagreed on whether Croatian Luka Modric should be crowned as Best FIFA Player of the year. Modric was Rohr’s first choice, according to the details of

Coaching D’Tigress has been tough — American coach

Idris Adesina National women’s basketball team coach Otis Hughley has described his role as coach of the team as tough and challenging. American coach Hughley took charge of D’Tigress on August 1 after the Nigeria Basketball Federation parted ways with

FIBA Qualifiers: We’re focused on beating all contenders –Coach

Alex Nwora, the head coach of the senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Sunday said that his team were focused on beating all contenders at the ongoing 2019 FIBA Africa World Cup Qualifiers in Lagos. D’Tigers had defeated all eight

In World Cup final, you don’t give that penalty, says Croatia coach Zlatko Dalić

Croatia coach, Zlatko Dalić, has condemned the penalty that gave France the second goal in the just-concluded World Cup Final in Russia. France beat Croatia 4-2 in the decisive encounter. While Dalić agrees that he had to congratulate France for

All 12 Thai Boys, Coach Rescued

Thai Navy divers in Tham Luang cave during rescue operations for the 12 boys and their football team coach trapped in the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province./ AFP

Russia 2018: South Korea coach remains undecided on final roster

South Korea’s striker Park Chu-Young (R) jumps over a Greek player during the Group B first round 2010 World Cup football match South Korea vs. Greece on June 12, 2010 at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth. –

Super Falcons coach Dennerby promises to rebuild team

Thomas Dennerby, the new Head Coach of Super Falcons, on Tuesday promised to rebuild and improve the senior national women football team, saying “I won’t be a flying coach’’. Dennerby, while speaking at his unveiling by the Nigeria Football Federation

CHAN 2018: Super Eagles coach reacts to draw with Rwanda

Coach of the home-based Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, has insisted that his boys can beat any team in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) ongoing in Morocco. Nigeria began their quest to win this year’s competition, with a 0-0 draw with

Transfer news: Leicester City coach, Puel speaks on Mahrez move to Arsenal, Liverpool

Leicester City manager, Claude Puel, has opened up on reports linking his star player, Riyad Mahrez, with a move away from the King Power stadium. Mahrez had been linked with a move to Liverpool to replace Coutinho and also Arsenal