Thursday, April 15

Tag: Protagonists

What Pochettino said about Mbappe, Neymar, others after PSG defeated Bayern Munich
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What Pochettino said about Mbappe, Neymar, others after PSG defeated Bayern Munich

  Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has heaped praises on his players, including Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, for their “enormous sacrifice” after beating Bayern Munich 3-2 in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie on Wednesday night in Germany. Mbappe opened the scoring for PSG before Marquinhos made it 2-0 for the visitors, thanks to Neymar’s assists. However, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller then equalized for Bayern before Mbappe netted again to give Pochottino’s men a first-leg advantage ahead of the return leg next week. “I am happy with the result and the attitude of the team, who found themselves in difficult situations against the best side in Europe,” Pochettino said at his post-match press conference after the game. “We ne...
Premier League title race will be between ‘six or seven sides’, says Manchester City No 1 Ederson
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Premier League title race will be between ‘six or seven sides’, says Manchester City No 1 Ederson

England's top flight has been dominated by Liverpool and the Citizens over the last two years, but the Brazilian doesn't see it like that this season   Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has predicted the tightest Premier League in years, with the Brazil international suggesting that “six or seven sides” could compete for the title. Liverpool ran away with the crown last year, while the season previous it was duel between the Reds and Ederson’s City. Ahead of a clash between the two chief protagonists over the last two years, the shot-stopper believes that the field will be far more open this term.
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Why I May Run For President – Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has indicated his interest to run for president. According to a report by Vanguard, Mr. Duke made his interest known at the third Mike Omotosho annual lecture titled: “Millennials as Protagonists in Nation Building” on Sunday night in Abuja. Mr. Duke was governor of Rivers State between 1999 and 2007. He promised to start up the process at, ”the right time and circumstance.” “I am entitled to run for the presidency of this country. Only on right circumstances I will aspire for it. I don’t shy away from responsibility, I will aspire for presidency of this country. I have what it takes to be president of this country.” Mr. Duke challenged the youth to be active in the electoral process by getting their Permanent Voters Cards...
Jonathan Asks Makarfi, Sheriff To Step Down Over PDP Crisis
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Jonathan Asks Makarfi, Sheriff To Step Down Over PDP Crisis

As part of measures to resolve the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has asked the two protagonists, Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi and Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff, to step down. Makarfi, the Caretaker Committee chairman, who is backed by governors elected on PDP platform and Sheriff, national chairman, who got a favourable judgment at the Court of Appeal recently, have been fighting for the control of the PDP, which has not only polarised the party but also weakened it. After a meeting with Jonathan on Tuesday, PDP governors told the press they had resolved to adopt a political solution to the crisis. Sources at the meeting told Daily Sun that at the head of the political solution was Jonathan’s insistence for Makarfi and Sheriff to step d...

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