Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Puskas Award 2016: Top 10 nominees

Yesterday FIFA had release the list of nominees for FIFA Puskas Award 2016.

Fans all around the world can vote once they think the best to secure the award which to be announce on December 2, 2016

Here are the nominees:-

1) Mohd Faiz Subri (Malaysia) - Penang vs Pahang

2) Mario Gaspar (ESP) - Spain vs England

3) Hlompho Kekana (RSA) - South Africa vs Cameroon

4) Marlone (BRA) - Corinthians vs Cobresal

5) Lionel Messi (ARG) - Argentina vs USA

6) Neymar Jr (BRA) - FC Barcelona vs Villareal

7) Saul Niguez (ESP) - Atletico Madrid vs FC Bayern

8) Hal Robson-Kanu (WAL) - Wales vs Belgium

9) Daniuska Rodriguez (VEN) - Venezuela vs Paraguay (Women)

10) Simon Skrabb (FIN) - Atvidaberg vs Gefle


Friday, November 18, 2016

Nike: New Malaysia kit is too expensive?

Nike launched a new kit for Malaysia national team in conjunction of AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 which to be held in Myanmar and the Philippines.

With the price of RM 289, I received various comment from the football fans which most of them agreed to say that the price is expensive. Comparing with the recent fluctuation in world economics, local football fans voices their unsatisfied with Nike and recommend to buy a pirate product as alternatives.

I had posted a comment from one of local fans, Aiman Mansor in Instagram saying the price was higher and higher from RM 199 (2011) until RM 289 in RM 289. As of 5.45pm, I received 170 retweet and 39 like which translated into agreed that kit are expensive.

a) Google
b) https://twitter.com/salehichenko/status/799473045865779200

Thursday, November 17, 2016

VIDEO: Mannequin Challenge: A new trend in football

Not sure why suddenly so many videos "promoting" a Mannequin Challenge. When I watch Jamie Vardy's mannequin goal celebration against Spain on Tuesday, something cross my mind that the trend was largely involve in the real world.

Below is the compilation of the mannequin challenge that I able to collect for viewers

a) Spanish Football Team (after game vs England)

b) Schalke 04 

c) Belgium National Football Team

You Tube

Jamie Vardy Mannequin Challenge Goal Celebration vs Spain

Jamie Vardy steal a headlines last night when he did a Mannequin Challenge after scoring against Spain on Tuesday.

Watch the video here:-

It was Vardy 5th goal for England in 14 appearances.

The match ended with 2-2 draw between England and Spain where Spanish came from 2-0 down.


Monday, November 14, 2016

Road to Russia 2018: Edin Dzeko red carded because he did this.

Athens: Bosnian captain, Edin Dzeko was red carded after a brawl with Greece defender, Papadopoulos during World Cup Qualifiers 2018 last night. Papadopoulos also been sent off for that incident.

Video as below:-

The match ended with 1-1 draw after an own goal by Karnezis gave a Bosnian 1-0 lead in 32 mins but Tzavellas cancelled out with a goal in dying minutes.


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Another injury blow for Vincent Kompany

According to the Guardians, Manchester City club captain and Belgium international, Vincent Kompany (pict) suffered yet another injury during warm-up for the game between Belgium and Netherlands last night in Amsterdam.

The news will definitely upset Manchester City head coach, Pep Guardiola who is facing numbers of injuries to his players.

Kompany who only features 4 games for Manchester City so far, felt some discomfort and withdrawn as precaution before being replace by Watford's Christian Kabasele.

In the match, Yannick Carrassco deflected goal cancelled out Vincent Janssen penalty which was ended to a 1-1.

The Guardian

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Europa League 2016/17: Dzeko double pass Austria Wien

Vienna:- Edin Dzeko scored twice to help AS Roma 4-2 victory over Austrian side, Wien on Thursday.

Dzeko first start of this season in Europa League, find the net twice to help AS Roma top of the Group E with 8 points after 4 games.

In the match, Roma conceededs as early as 2 minutes when Kayode stuck home before Edin Dzeko levelled 2 minutes later. Captain Daniele de Rossi put AS Roma ahead in 18 minutes after Wien's defenders failed to clear the ball following a corner.

Dzeko again cooly finished to put Roma 3-1 leads and Belgium international, Radja Nainggolan makes 4-1 in 78 minutes.

Alexandre Gruenwald reduced the deficit by 2 goals when slot home in final minutes. Final score a comfortable win for Roma with a 4-2 victory.

Watch highlighted below:-


Thursday, November 3, 2016

Europa League: Injured Totti out, Spalletti bring only 19 players to Austria

AS Roma travel to Austria without Capitano, Francesco Totti due to injury for the clash vs Austria Wien on Thursday. AS Roma also lost Kostas Manolas and Alessandro Florenzi due to injury.

Spalletti bring only 19 players to Austria in a must-win game to secure qualification of Europa League for next round, include few youngsters from Primavera squad.

In the first round in Olympico, AS Roma failed to hold the 3-1 leads vs the same opponents where the Austrian scored 2 goals in dying minutes to held 3-3.

The players who travels are below:-

    Allison Becker
    Wojciech Szczesny
    Lorenzo Crisanto

    Riccardo Marchizza
    Eros De Santis
    Bruno Peres
    Juan Jesus
    Antonio Rudiger

   Daniele de Rossi
   Kevin Strootman
   Leandro Paredes
   Radja Nainggolan

   Mohamed Salah
   Diego Perotti
   Stephan El Shaarawy
   Edin Dzeko
   Juan Manuel Iturbe