BREAKING: FG Suspends ‘Nigeria Air’ Indefinitely

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FG Suspends ‘Nigeria Air’ Indefinitely

Following weeks after its unveiling and without it being operational, the Nigerian government has suspended indefinitely its national carrier “Nigeria Air” – which was due to take off in December this year.

“I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. All commitments due will be honoured,” aviation minister Hadi Sirika said on Wednesday while briefing newsmen.

“We thank the public for the support as always.”

He said the federal government took the decision to suspend the procurement of Nigeria Air at the federal executive council meeting.

Sirika didn’t give any specific reasons for the suspension.

Bear in mind that in July, the federal government unveiled the name of Nigeria’s national carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Airshow in London.

Earlier this month, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) also disclosed that it would deliver the Air Transport Licence (ATL) and the Aircraft Operators Certificate (AOC) to the new national carrier before December.

Details later…

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WAEC Confirms Adeleke Sat For Its Exams In 1981, Scored F9

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WAEC Confirms Adeleke Sat For Its Exams In 1981, Scored F9

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981.

The apex exam body confirmed Adeleke’s participation in an affidavit deposed on Wednesday before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja.

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It is understood that in the results attached to the documents filed by WAEC, Adeleke was listed as number 149 out of the 221 candidates that sat for the May/June 1981 examinations of the Council at Ede Muslim High School in Ede, Osun State.

The results showed that he sat for only English Language in which he had F9.

He did not sit for other registered subjects which included Mathematics, Literature in English, Islamic Knowledge, Economics and Biology and Geography.

The judge had earlier directed WAEC to produce Adeleke’s results in a ruling on an ex parte application by two plaintiffs, Mr. Wahab Raheem and Mr. Adam Habeeb.

Justice Musa had in the ruling specifically ordered the examination body to produce in court the ledger containing results of Ademola and his mates with whom he sat for the examinations.

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ZADE Owns The Mic In The Lyrical Battle For The 3rd Week Of Hennessy VS Class V

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Last Thursday, we experienced another spectacle in the Nigerian Hip-Hop scene with week 3 of the preliminary round of Hennessy VS Class V, as Vector, Douglas Jekan, Jimmie alongside guest judge for the week, Terry Da Rapman continued their search for the dopest Emcees in the game.

Zade, who took the crown for himself battled his way on a roller coaster ride to the final round, and his ruthlessness was enough to see him join the finalists of Hennessy VS Class V.

The week’s radio show on The Beat 99.9 FM had eight emcees: Zade, Reespect, Oj, Davidecee, Kiid Pro, Kmoney, Jabba Jaw and Major Heyjay who began with a 40 second freestyle, and moved on to a 2-part faceoff.

Reespect brought her A-game being the only female emcee competing in week 3. She displayed lyrical strength by emerging the group winner for Group A, with Zade narrowly making it through after a one on one battle with OJ.

Jabba Jaw was the most controversial emcee of the night as he was checked initially for exceeding his 40 second limit in the group round. Unfortunately his journey was cut short after he was found guilty of biting off another rappers lines, which led to him being disqualified from Group B.

Reespect got knocked out in the semis by Major AJ in a battle well fought, while Zade was in beast mode in his semi final battle with Kiid Pro.

For the final round, it was a battle between the finest emcees on the night as Major AJ took on Zade and at the end of the two-hour show there was only one clear winner: ZADE.

Hennessy VS Class V

The #HennessyVSClass2018 Radio Show returns this week with a fresh set of rappers who all want the top spot. The guest judge for this week is YCEE. Tune in Thursday, September 20th at 10PM on The Beat 99.9 FM
Hennessy VS Class V
Join the conversation on social media using the #HennessyArtistry2018 and #HennessyVSClass2018.
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ZADE Owns The Mic In The Lyrical Battle For The 3rd Week Of Hennessy VS Class V

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Last Thursday, we experienced another spectacle in the Nigerian Hip-Hop scene with week 3 of the preliminary round of Hennessy VS Class V, as Vector, Douglas Jekan, Jimmie alongside guest judge for the week, Terry Da Rapman continued their search for the dopest Emcees in the game.

Zade, who took the crown for himself battled his way on a roller coaster ride to the final round, and his ruthlessness was enough to see him join the finalists of Hennessy VS Class V.

The week’s radio show on The Beat 99.9 FM had eight emcees: Zade, Reespect, Oj, Davidecee, Kiid Pro, Kmoney, Jabba Jaw and Major Heyjay who began with a 40 second freestyle, and moved on to a 2-part faceoff.

Reespect brought her A-game being the only female emcee competing in week 3. She displayed lyrical strength by emerging the group winner for Group A, with Zade narrowly making it through after a one on one battle with OJ.

Jabba Jaw was the most controversial emcee of the night as he was checked initially for exceeding his 40 second limit in the group round. Unfortunately his journey was cut short after he was found guilty of biting off another rappers lines, which led to him being disqualified from Group B.

Reespect got knocked out in the semis by Major AJ in a battle well fought, while Zade was in beast mode in his semi final battle with Kiid Pro.

For the final round, it was a battle between the finest emcees on the night as Major AJ took on Zade and at the end of the two-hour show there was only one clear winner: ZADE.

Hennessy VS Class V

The #HennessyVSClass2018 Radio Show returns this week with a fresh set of rappers who all want the top spot. The guest judge for this week is YCEE. Tune in Thursday, September 20th at 10PM on The Beat 99.9 FM
Hennessy VS Class V
Join the conversation on social media using the #HennessyArtistry2018 and #HennessyVSClass2018.
FOLLOW HENNESSY ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

Facebook: @hennessynigeria

Twitter: @hennessynigeria

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FG Says Nigerians Must Use National ID Number From Jan 1, 2019

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FG Says Nigerians Must Use National ID Number From Jan 1, 2019

The Federal Government has approved the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) by all Nigerians beginning January 1, 2019.

This follows the federal executive council’s approval of the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for “digital identity ecosystem” in Nigeria.

WAEC Shakes Timetable, Reschedules English Language Exam

The digital identity ecosystem is a framework that leverages on the existing capabilities and infrastructure of distinct government agencies and private sector organisations to carry out enrolment of Nigerians and legal residents into the national identity database.

The National Identity Management Commission made this known on Wednesday in a statement signed by its Head, Corporate Communications, Loveday Ogbonna.

The statement revealed that the “Federal Executive Council has approved the immediate commencement of the implementation of a strategic roadmap for Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria at its meeting, held on Wednesday and chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.”

According to the Director-General/CEO of NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, “the FEC approval of the Identity Ecosystem will bring into full force the implementation of the provisions of the NIMC Act 23, 2007, which include the enforcement of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number by January 1, 2019 and the application of appropriate sanctions and penalties on defaulters as provided under Section 28 of the NIMC Act and Regulations.”

He added that the project falls in line with the Federal Government’s efforts to reposition the country’s status in the global economy, towards achieving the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan launched in April 2017.

According to him, the ERGP is designed “as an omnibus strategy for the government to meet the critical needs of the citizenry in areas such as food security, energy, transport, human capital development, but more critically developing a local digital economy.

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 Aziz explained that all agencies of government and the private sector who are directly or indirectly in the business of data capture and service provision requiring identification of persons should note that: Guidelines, processes, procedures for licensing public and private sector organisation will be published soon.

The NIMC has the mandate to establish, own, operate, maintain and manage the National Identity Database in Nigeria.

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FG Says Nigerians Must Use National ID Number From Jan 1, 2019

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FG Says Nigerians Must Use National ID Number From Jan 1, 2019

The Federal Government has approved the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) by all Nigerians beginning January 1, 2019.

This follows the federal executive council’s approval of the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for “digital identity ecosystem” in Nigeria.

WAEC Shakes Timetable, Reschedules English Language Exam

The digital identity ecosystem is a framework that leverages on the existing capabilities and infrastructure of distinct government agencies and private sector organisations to carry out enrolment of Nigerians and legal residents into the national identity database.

The National Identity Management Commission made this known on Wednesday in a statement signed by its Head, Corporate Communications, Loveday Ogbonna.

The statement revealed that the “Federal Executive Council has approved the immediate commencement of the implementation of a strategic roadmap for Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria at its meeting, held on Wednesday and chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.”

According to the Director-General/CEO of NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, “the FEC approval of the Identity Ecosystem will bring into full force the implementation of the provisions of the NIMC Act 23, 2007, which include the enforcement of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number by January 1, 2019 and the application of appropriate sanctions and penalties on defaulters as provided under Section 28 of the NIMC Act and Regulations.”

He added that the project falls in line with the Federal Government’s efforts to reposition the country’s status in the global economy, towards achieving the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan launched in April 2017.

According to him, the ERGP is designed “as an omnibus strategy for the government to meet the critical needs of the citizenry in areas such as food security, energy, transport, human capital development, but more critically developing a local digital economy.

2018 Recruitment: FRSC Announces Date For Screening, Physical Assessments

 Aziz explained that all agencies of government and the private sector who are directly or indirectly in the business of data capture and service provision requiring identification of persons should note that: Guidelines, processes, procedures for licensing public and private sector organisation will be published soon.

The NIMC has the mandate to establish, own, operate, maintain and manage the National Identity Database in Nigeria.

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BREAKING: Police Summon Ademola Adeleke Over ‘Exam Malpractice’

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Police Summon Ademola Adeleke Over ‘Exam Malpractice’

The Nigerian Police Force have summoned Ademola Adeleke, a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, for alleged examination malpractice and criminal conspiracy.

A statement issued today by the police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, revealed that Adeleke and Sikiru, his brother, sat for the National Examination Council Examination (NECO) as internal candidates in 2017, “impersonating” students of OJO/Aro Community Grammar School in Osun state.

Moshood explained further that both Senator Adeleke and his brother’s pictures were captured in the school’s photo book of 2017 but no NECO seal was found on their photos, unlike the rest of the students.

In the statement, the police said the alleged crime was facilitated by the principal of the school, and two other members of staff who are under investigation and being charged to court.

The force asked the senator and the four others allegedly involved to report to the force headquarters in Abuja for “immediate” arraignment in court.

Moshood said charges of examination malpractice, criminal conspiracy, impersonation and breach of duty have been filed against the five at the federal high court in Abuja.

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BREAKING: Police Summon Ademola Adeleke Over ‘Exam Malpractice’

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Police Summon Ademola Adeleke Over ‘Exam Malpractice’

The Nigerian Police Force have summoned Ademola Adeleke, a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, for alleged examination malpractice and criminal conspiracy.

A statement issued today by the police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, revealed that Adeleke and Sikiru, his brother, sat for the National Examination Council Examination (NECO) as internal candidates in 2017, “impersonating” students of OJO/Aro Community Grammar School in Osun state.

Moshood explained further that both Senator Adeleke and his brother’s pictures were captured in the school’s photo book of 2017 but no NECO seal was found on their photos, unlike the rest of the students.

In the statement, the police said the alleged crime was facilitated by the principal of the school, and two other members of staff who are under investigation and being charged to court.

The force asked the senator and the four others allegedly involved to report to the force headquarters in Abuja for “immediate” arraignment in court.

Moshood said charges of examination malpractice, criminal conspiracy, impersonation and breach of duty have been filed against the five at the federal high court in Abuja.

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Hollywood Actor Idris Elba To Present FIFA Best Awards

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Hollywood Actor Idris Elba To Present FIFA Best Awards

Hollywood actor Idris Elba, who fans are seeking to be the next James Bond, has gotten the job to host Fifa Best Football Awards, barely a year after he successfully hosted the event in London.

The Golden Globe and SAG-winning actor is to be assisted by co-host Anne-Laure Bonnet at the star-studded event, which will again be staged in the United Kingdom’s capital on Monday 24 September.

While the men’s award contenders are: Juventus‘ Cristiano Ronaldo, Liverpool‘s Mohamed Salah and Real Madrid‘s Luka Modric, the women contenders are the Lyon pair Ada Hegerberg and Dzsenifer Marozsan and Brazilian legend Marta.

Idris, who is fame for his roles in high-profile films such as The Mountain Between Us, Beasts of No Nation, Thor and Avengers: Infinity War, and the critically acclaimed television series Luther, is also a lifelong devotee of the beautiful game – and passionate supporter of London giants Arsenal.

“I’m a massive football fan, so I am delighted to return again this year to present The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018,” he said. “It’s not just an honour but a huge thrill and a pleasure to be sharing a stage with the greatest footballers in the world.”

Meanwhile, Bonnet, is an experienced and multilingual broadcast journalist, who currently works for beINSPORTS in her native France. One of her country’s leading sports presenters, she also speaks fluent English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, along with some German and Russian.

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Nigerian Brothers Jailed In South Africa

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Nigerian Brothers Jailed In South Africa

Two Nigerian brothers based in South Africa were yesterday given lengthy prison terms on charges of human trafficking by a Gauteng judge in Pretoria.

It is understood that the two, who ran a brothel in Arcadia, were sentenced in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, in a case believed to be a first in this division.

WAEC Shakes Timetable, Reschedules English Language Exam

A South African newspaper IOL reports that the convicts; Obioma Benjamin Abba, 32, was sentenced to an effective 12 years imprisonment, while his brother and the mastermind, Chinedu Justine Obasi, 38, was given 18 years.

Obasi was “the boss” – the man who recruited prostitutes and held them virtually as prisoners in a flat. He was also the one who provided them with drugs and he took their night earnings for himself.

Although the legislature called for life imprisonment in cases where people are convicted of human trafficking, Judge Ronel Tolmay found that there were mitigating factors in this case.

She said the brothers were first-time offenders and that they had spent more than two years in jail awaiting trial.

Similarly, the judge explained that, although two women who worked as prostitutes for the brothers were exposed to a lot of trauma, they were already in the sex trade and hooked on drugs when they were recruited.

The judge, on the other hand, said the brothers kept the women captive in the flat in Arcadia, from where they had to work as prostitutes.

Two prostitutes earlier told the court of their harrowing life on the streets, while their pimps (convicts) ”kept them hooked on drugs”.

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Football Papers: All The Latest Football News And Transfer Gossips This Morning

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  • David de Gea has passed up an opportunity to commit his future to Manchester United, with the goalkeeper’s deal set to expire next summer.
  • Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are fighting to sign rising Brazil star Lucas Paqueta, according to reports.
  • Antonio Valencia will miss Manchester United’s Champions League clash against Young boys due to fears over playing on a plastic pitch.
  • Brighton are looking to land FA technical director Dan Ashworth.
  • Mike Ashley is reportedly ready to consider lower offers for Newcastle as he pushes for a quick sale.
  • Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg admits Southampton have a ‘mental weakness’ when it comes to hanging on to leads.
  • Brighton striker Glenn Murray says manager Chris Hughton gave his players the hairdryer treatment at half-time to spark their dramatic comeback in Monday’s 2-2 draw at Southampton.
  • Arsenal staff expect American Josh Kroenke to take an active role in the running of the club following chief executive Ivan Gazidis’ departure to AC Milan.
  • Newcastle defender Florian Lejeune is eyeing a comeback before the end of the year following a rapid recovery from a knee injury.
  • Ex-Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal has revealed he held talks with Rangers as the Ibrox club looked for Ally McCoist’s permanent replacement.
  • Lee McCulloch says George Peat should name the chairman who begged him not to help Rangers during their fixture pile-up.
  • Kilmarnock will open talks with Scotland star Stephen O’Donnell in a bid to secure him on a bumper new contract.
  • New St Mirren boss Oran Kearney is lining up a swoop for Irish winger Joel Coustrain.
  • Villarreal’s Mexican midfielder Miguel Layun has revealed he will this week turn to Rangers loan misfits Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera for information about Steven Gerrard’s side ahead of Thursday’s Europa League showdown.

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Share Your Story & Expertise @ #SMWLAGOS2019

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Indeed, with great influence comes great responsibility. How will we use our stories and our platforms for the greater good? What do we want our collective future as Nigeria and as a continent to look like? Our country and Africa is depending on us. We can only move forward if every citizen sees themselves as stewards of our nation and Africa’s prosperity.

SMWLAGOS2019

That being said we invite YOU to take action and be a part of this important conversation at #SMWLAGOS2019.

Event submissions are now open for #SMWLAGOS2019, Africa’s largest tech and innovation event. Over 10,000 of the world’s most forward-thinking minds gather annually to discuss how to leverage tech and digital media to grow industries, improve our communities and move Africa forward. At the 2018 edition of SMW Lagos 414 speakers presented and over 150 local and international organizations contributed to the event.

SMWLAGOS2019

The global theme for SMW 2019 is ‘STORIES: With Great Influence Comes Great Responsibility.’ At SMW Lagos 2019 we’ll take a deep dive into the power of the stories we tell and how as content creators, policymakers, brands, journalists and citizens we can influence our community, customers, audience and constituents for the greater good. Learn more about the 2019 Theme HERE.

Ready To Take Action? Here’s how you can get involved.
SMWLAGOS2019
SMWLagos is your platform to connect and strategize around how we innovate to co-create a prosperous future for Africa. We look forward to collaborating with you and the greater global community at SMWLAGOS2019

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Share Your Story & Expertise @ #SMWLAGOS2019

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Indeed, with great influence comes great responsibility. How will we use our stories and our platforms for the greater good? What do we want our collective future as Nigeria and as a continent to look like? Our country and Africa is depending on us. We can only move forward if every citizen sees themselves as stewards of our nation and Africa’s prosperity.

SMWLAGOS2019

That being said we invite YOU to take action and be a part of this important conversation at #SMWLAGOS2019.

Event submissions are now open for #SMWLAGOS2019, Africa’s largest tech and innovation event. Over 10,000 of the world’s most forward-thinking minds gather annually to discuss how to leverage tech and digital media to grow industries, improve our communities and move Africa forward. At the 2018 edition of SMW Lagos 414 speakers presented and over 150 local and international organizations contributed to the event.

SMWLAGOS2019

The global theme for SMW 2019 is ‘STORIES: With Great Influence Comes Great Responsibility.’ At SMW Lagos 2019 we’ll take a deep dive into the power of the stories we tell and how as content creators, policymakers, brands, journalists and citizens we can influence our community, customers, audience and constituents for the greater good. Learn more about the 2019 Theme HERE.

Ready To Take Action? Here’s how you can get involved.
SMWLAGOS2019
SMWLagos is your platform to connect and strategize around how we innovate to co-create a prosperous future for Africa. We look forward to collaborating with you and the greater global community at SMWLAGOS2019

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Pochettino Defends His Players In Impassioned Diatribe

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Mauricio Pochettino did not take lightly to his squad selection for the 2-1 loss being questioned by the media.

Tottenham started their Champions League campaign with an away loss, as their hosts came from behind to get the win.

Pochettino’s men looked set on a win, after Eriksen’s goal, only for goals from Icardi and Vecino to hand Inter the win.

Pochettino’s decision to leave key men at home was queried after the final whistle, with Kieran Trippier and Toby Alderweireld not making the trip to Italy due to “technical reasons” .

That line of questioning did not sit well with Tottenham’s head coach, with the 46-year-old launching into a defensive rant.

He said: “Against Watford and against Liverpool, they were on the pitch. Wow, what a question, such an easy question eh? You know, easy target. [It’s] easy to talk about the players that aren’t here.

“I think we need to talk about football. Because, you know I think you force me to say something that is not good. You disrespect the players that today showed better qualities than the opponent.

“Why disrespect the players that aren’t on the pitch? You can blame me and say, ‘Gaffer, you were so, so rubbish in your selection of the starting XI’. But please don’t disrespect the players who were playing, because it’s my decision. Kieran Trippier, Toby Alderweireld… we have 25 players.

 

“And you believe that and sometimes you behave like you ask me with your question, that you can play only 11 and the other 13 or 14 players are rubbish, are sh*t. Sorry, but I am so disappointed because I am a person that respects you a lot and the players.

“When my decision is to play with XI, you must respect my decision because I am the manager. You show too much disrespect for the players who play in the position as the players you have given me the names of now.

“I don’t understand. Sorry. You are so kind people, but I don’t understand why. Why? Please. To be a player is so difficult, and of course for me it is easier on the touchline. I don’t run. It is so painful to hear when some people are not here, and you judge in that way and you kill players who give their best. It’s so unfair.”

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Pochettino Defends His Players In Impassioned Diatribe

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Mauricio Pochettino did not take lightly to his squad selection for the 2-1 loss being questioned by the media.

Tottenham started their Champions League campaign with an away loss, as their hosts came from behind to get the win.

Pochettino’s men looked set on a win, after Eriksen’s goal, only for goals from Icardi and Vecino to hand Inter the win.

Pochettino’s decision to leave key men at home was queried after the final whistle, with Kieran Trippier and Toby Alderweireld not making the trip to Italy due to “technical reasons” .

That line of questioning did not sit well with Tottenham’s head coach, with the 46-year-old launching into a defensive rant.

He said: “Against Watford and against Liverpool, they were on the pitch. Wow, what a question, such an easy question eh? You know, easy target. [It’s] easy to talk about the players that aren’t here.

“I think we need to talk about football. Because, you know I think you force me to say something that is not good. You disrespect the players that today showed better qualities than the opponent.

“Why disrespect the players that aren’t on the pitch? You can blame me and say, ‘Gaffer, you were so, so rubbish in your selection of the starting XI’. But please don’t disrespect the players who were playing, because it’s my decision. Kieran Trippier, Toby Alderweireld… we have 25 players.

 

“And you believe that and sometimes you behave like you ask me with your question, that you can play only 11 and the other 13 or 14 players are rubbish, are sh*t. Sorry, but I am so disappointed because I am a person that respects you a lot and the players.

“When my decision is to play with XI, you must respect my decision because I am the manager. You show too much disrespect for the players who play in the position as the players you have given me the names of now.

“I don’t understand. Sorry. You are so kind people, but I don’t understand why. Why? Please. To be a player is so difficult, and of course for me it is easier on the touchline. I don’t run. It is so painful to hear when some people are not here, and you judge in that way and you kill players who give their best. It’s so unfair.”

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Icardi: Inter Can Face Anyone

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Inter Milan captain, Mauro Icardi is confident his side can face anyone, despite an unconvincing start to the domestic season.

The Nerrazzurri came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 at the San Siro in their UCL opener.

Icardi and Vecino scored the goals for a struggling Inter, that have only picked four points from four games in the Serie A.

Icardi revelled in the result following a turbulent start to the 2018-19 campaign for Luciano Spalletti’s Inter, who face Sampdoria on Saturday.

“We know we’re a strong team and that we can compete against anyone, we’ve been waiting for this match for three months and it gives us a lot of strength for the league,” Icardi told Sky Italia.

“A match like that, in the Champions League, gives you so much but one game means nothing.

“We have to stay calm, take the good things we’ve done and go to play on Saturday with a different mentality.

“The environment was ugly in these past few weeks, but a game like this gives us confidence. Vecino has popped up like that for two crucial wins, but what’s most important is for Inter to win.”

The win may prove vital for Inter, who also face Barcelona and PSV in Group B.

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Icardi: Inter Can Face Anyone

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Inter Milan captain, Mauro Icardi is confident his side can face anyone, despite an unconvincing start to the domestic season.

The Nerrazzurri came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 at the San Siro in their UCL opener.

Icardi and Vecino scored the goals for a struggling Inter, that have only picked four points from four games in the Serie A.

Icardi revelled in the result following a turbulent start to the 2018-19 campaign for Luciano Spalletti’s Inter, who face Sampdoria on Saturday.

“We know we’re a strong team and that we can compete against anyone, we’ve been waiting for this match for three months and it gives us a lot of strength for the league,” Icardi told Sky Italia.

“A match like that, in the Champions League, gives you so much but one game means nothing.

“We have to stay calm, take the good things we’ve done and go to play on Saturday with a different mentality.

“The environment was ugly in these past few weeks, but a game like this gives us confidence. Vecino has popped up like that for two crucial wins, but what’s most important is for Inter to win.”

The win may prove vital for Inter, who also face Barcelona and PSV in Group B.

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Klopp: Liverpool Targeted Neymar’s Defensive Frailities

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Liverpool went after Neymar for his defensive weakness in the 3-2 win over Paris Saint Germain, according to Jurgen Klopp.

Firmino came off the bench to score the winning goal at Anfield, after PSG restored parity to make it 2-2 at the 83rd minute.

And Neymar regularly failed to track runs from Trent Alexander-Arnold, with one such foray from the Liverpool right-back contributing to Daniel Sturridge’s headed opener.

Klopp revealed Liverpool deliberately targeted the PSG left wing as he knew Neymar would not follow Alexander-Arnold when the defender got forward.

“They changed a bit of the system, we expected it and didn’t think too much about it,” Klopp told BT Sport.

“Neymar on the left was not a bad idea and makes defending more difficult, we needed more focus and we felt we did really well.

“We covered a lot of yards and closed all the gaps and when we had the ball made them run and used the right wing.

“Neymar is world-class but not a defender so we tried to do that.”

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Ancelotti Slams Red Star For Time Wasting And Diving

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Napoli head coach, Carlo Ancelotti has criticised Red Star Belgrade for their theatrics, as they played out a goalless draw on the road.

The visitors dominated proceedings from start to finish, taking 20 shots, with two of those hitting the crossbar.

The goalless draw is a poor start for Napoli’s men, as they must navigate PSG and Liverpool to reach the next round.

Ancelotti is confident his team can make up for the dropped points but was less positive about Red Star’s method of negotiating the final stages.

“It was inevitable that the last 15 minutes would be different,” Ancelotti told Sky Sport Italy.

“They are professionals at time wasting and diving. They play tight and they are always looking for a foul.

“But that’s not the problem. We should have scored earlier.

“It was close, we just lacked the final spark. We made little mistakes in passing and shooting. We were unlucky too.”

While tougher tasks are still to come, the experienced Ancelotti – three times a Champions League winner as a coach – warned against overreacting to Tuesday’s result.

“We didn’t win an important game, but we shouldn’t be so negative,” he said.

“There are still five games to go and we can beat anyone. We didn’t score, it’s a pity, but we were very close.”

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Tuchel Bemoans Last Minute Liverpool Winner

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Paris Saint Germain manager, Thomas Tuchel has described Liverpool’s last-minute winner as “not logical or correct”.

Liverpool went two goals up after 36 minutes, thanks to goals from Sturridge and a penalty goal from Milner.

However, the visitors pulled one back before the break, with Mbappe restoring parity with seven minutes left to play.

However, Firmino was injected into the Reds squad and scored the winner in the 91st minute, much to the shock of Tuchel.

PSG, however, succumbed to a stoppage-time winner from Roberto Firmino, much to the disappointment of Tuchel post-match.

“Maybe the score didn’t tell the story of the game,” he said.

“Right at the end, we had the chance with Julian Draxler that could have won it before Liverpool scored.

“We put in a great performance in the first half. For me, the result was not logical or correct.

“We conceded two goals in the first half but never at any point did we lose our confidence.

“We played with a lot of bravery and mental strength. Maybe in the second half we gave the ball away too easily but this is Anfield, Jurgen Klopp has worked with his team for three years, Liverpool press you and make it hard. But we never lost our shape.

“Through our efforts we managed to get the equalising goal. But the end was very, very tough.”

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