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Chelsea’s Frank Lampard Sacked.

Chelsea’s Frank Lampard Sacked.

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FRANK LAMPARD was summoned to a breakfast time sacking - after Roman Abramovich decided the former Blues midfielder’s reign could not be rescued. Abramovich made the final call to sack Lampard - who will be replaced by German Thomas Tuchel - after seeing no real signs of improvement in the FA Cup win over Luton. Despite the victory, Abramovich was left concerned at the flat and edgy nature of the performance, with Timo Werner’s penalty miss the clearest sign of the lack of confidence in Lampard’s squad. While the Chelsea owner was desperate to give Lampard time to turn his listing Blues ship away from the rocks, Abramovich reluctantly agreed that a change had to be made to prevent the entire season capsizing and took what was described as a very difficult decision. SunSpor...
African free trade area launched after delays owing to Global Coronavirus Pandemic.

African free trade area launched after delays owing to Global Coronavirus Pandemic.

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African countries began officially trading under a new continent-wide free trade area on Friday, after months of delays caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. But experts view the New Year's Day launch as largely symbolic with full implementation of the deal expected to take years. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aims to bring together 1.3 billion people in a $3.4 trillion economic bloc that will be the largest free trade area since the establishment of the World Trade Organization. Backers say it will boost trade among African neighbours while allowing the continent to develop its own value chains. The World Bank estimates it could lift tens of millions out of poverty by 2035. But obstacles - ranging from ubiquitous red tape and po...
Lionel Messi is Expected to break more Records Barcelona.

Lionel Messi is Expected to break more Records Barcelona.

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Lionel Messi seems to be making history with every passing game at the moment, and he’s going to continue tonight at El Alcoraz. Messi is set to make his 750th appearance for Barcelona against Huesca, his 500th in La Liga as per Diario Sport. Once he hits that, next in his sights will be Xavi‘s record of 767 games, 505 of which were in La Liga, between 1998 and 2015. Messi, who Ronald Koeman has called happy and prepared, needs to play just 18 more games to become the player to have played the most games in the club’s history. He’s been their leading goalscorer, with 644, for a long time, a record that’s unlikely to ever be surpassed. The Argentina already holds the record for the most La Liga wins (368) and goals (451) ...
Barcelona is eying Argentine’s Marksman.

Barcelona is eying Argentine’s Marksman.

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Inter‘s Lautaro Martinez has been one of the most heavily-linked players to Barcelona recently, with the emergency of Covid-19 and Ronald Koeman taking charge at Camp Nou thought to be important factors in cooling a deal according to Mundo Deportivo. Koeman is largely thought to prefer his countryman Memphis Depay, currently winding down his contract in France with Lyon. Despite this, Barcelona are said to continue to monitor Martinez closely, with the Argentine recording seven goals and five assists so far this season and apparently open to a move. Inter are in the midst of a delicate economic situation due to the pandemic and could be forced to sell Martinez to ease the pain, an idea backed by the difficulties player and club are havi...
Former Manchester United Coach Is Dead

Former Manchester United Coach Is Dead

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Former Manchester United coach Eric Harrison has died aged 81. Harrison was diagnosed with dementia in 2014 and spent his final few months in a nursing home. During his 27 years as youth-team manager at United, he nurtured the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville and Paul Scholes into first-team players. Former Chelsea manager Tommy Docherty at half time Harrison was awarded an MBE for his services to football in the 2018 New Year Honours. Gary Neville paid tribute to Harrison in a heartfelt post on Twitter on Thursday morning. “We’ve lost our mentor,” Neville wrote. “Our coach and the man who made us. He taught us how to play, how to never give up, how important it was to win your individual battles and what we needed to do to play for Manchester United Football ...
Real Madrid to sign Erling Haaland

Real Madrid to sign Erling Haaland

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The Borussia Dortmund striker is on Zinedine Zidane's radar ahead of a potential summer move Real Madrid are confident of signing Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, according to reports. Dortmund are expected to face a fight to keep hold of the striker at the end of the campaign.Madrid are among the clubs interested in signing a player who is widely regarded as one of the most talented youngsters in world football. Barcelona have also been linked with a move for the Norway international, who turns 21 in July. Emili Rousaud, a candidate to replace Josep Maria Bartomeu as Barcelona’s president, has been tipped to bring Haaland to the club if he wins the vote on January 24. "We know all the conditions and if we win, the following day I will call [Haaland...
“Security Forces killed Boxer Zebra Ssenyange” President Museveni.

“Security Forces killed Boxer Zebra Ssenyange” President Museveni.

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The Ugandan undefeated light heavyweight Isaac Zebra Ssenyange was murdered in a home invasion in the nation's capital of Kampala. According to HE: Kaguta Museveni while addressing the nation on New Year’s Eve, Ssenyange was accidently gunned down by security forces. “I specifically decided to take on his case and I have so far found out that he was killed by security personnel” President Museveni. “I’m so sorry, so sorry and I will bring my entire findings to the knowledge of the family. I’m so sorry” he added. Ssyenange never had a good opportunity at a pro career, going 10-0-2 over seven years with no major fights. But he was a former captain of the national amateur teams and was universally respected. His amateur record was a reported 195-19 and he worked for the Ugandan boxing ...
Why Leeds United signing Emil Bohinen would be a real long-term boost

Why Leeds United signing Emil Bohinen would be a real long-term boost

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Back in January this year, a report from the Yorkshire Evening Post claimed that Leeds United had been keeping a close eye on Norwegian prospect Emil Bohinen. Brighton and Hove Albion were also understood to be interested in bringing Bohinen to England but nothing came of those rumours.  The 21-year-old midfielder rose through the youth ranks of Stabaek and made his senior breakthrough in the Norwegian top-flight during the 2017 season. Having made only a handful of league appearances in his first two seasons at the club, Bohinen really came to the fore in 2019.  Bohinen contributed with 4 goals and 5 assists in 29 appearances to guide Stabaek to an impressive 8th-place finish in the 2019 Eliteserien. The Norwegian also played a key r...
The Lion Sports Academy 2020 Memories

The Lion Sports Academy 2020 Memories

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On 10th January 2020, The Lion Sports Academy for the first time entered the City for the *9th edition of the Entebbe Soccer Camp* at Nkumba University Kampala.  Everything was new to the players of categories U9, U13 and U15 who played to their best reaching Quarter Finals, Runners up and Runners up respectively. Our U13 Olwa Brian and U15 Arinda Brighton Kazungu were accoladed *MVP* of the tournament for the categories respectively. This becomes our *memory* because it opened up more opportunities to our players and the Academy at large. This exposure was enough for us to be known, recognized and felt in the country.. This was the start of our big journey to the dream. Thank you Five Stars Fc Entebbe director *Kakooza Safick* for introducing us to the world
Premier League clubs discuss rising Covid-19 cases, Everton & Liverpool may face two-week break

Premier League clubs discuss rising Covid-19 cases, Everton & Liverpool may face two-week break

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Premier League chairmen are reportedly informally discussing the prospect of a two-week break in January to combat further outbreaks Premier League clubs are discussing the idea of a two-week break next month due to fears that rising Covid-19 cases could cause chaos. After Man City were forced to call off their game against Everton on Monday due to an outbreak of the virus that has also shut the club’s training ground, Sheffield United became the latest club to confirm numerous positive tests among its club staff. Whilst the Blades’ game against Burnley will still go ahead, the news is indicative of a rise in cases in the Premier League, with the latest round of testing revealing 18 more people have tested positive for the virus - the highest figure since testi...
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