Barclays Premier League Reviews

first_imgAFC BOURNEMOUTH 1 STOKE CITY 3GOALS:- BOURNEMOUTH: RITCHIE 57th. STOKE: IMBULA 9th; AFELLAY 52nd; JOSELU 55th.Newcomer Giannelli Imbula scored his first goal for Stoke as the Potters ended their three-match losing run. Record-signing Imbula gave Stoke an early lead before Ibrahim Afellay and sub Joselu extended their advantage soon after half-time. Matt Ritchie’s left-footed reply came too late for the Cherries, who dropped to 15th in the Barclays Premier League.CHELSEA 5NEWCASTLE UNITED 1GOALS:- CHELSEA: COSTA 5th; PEDRO 9th, 59th; WILLIAN 17th;TRAORE 83rd. NEWCASTLE: TOWNSEND 90th.Guus Hiddink’s unbeaten record as Chelsea boss continued as Newcastle dropped into the relegation zone on the back of a Stamford Bridge thrashing. Diego Costa claimed his eighth goal in nine games for the Blues, Pedro scored twice, and Willian made it 4-0 before Bertrand Traore made it five. Andros Townsend replied for the Magpies.CRYSTAL PALACE 1WATFORD 2GOALS:- PALACE: ADEBAYOR 45th. WATFORD: DEENEY PEN 16th, 82nd.Watford are eighth in the Barclays Premier League, thanks to a brace from striker Troy Deeney. The Hornets skipper gave the visitors the lead from the penalty spot, though newcomer Emmanuel Adebayor claimed his first goal to pull the Eagles level. Ben Watson set up Deeney for the winner, while Palace finished with 10 men after Pape Souare was red-carded.EVERTON 0 WEST BROMWICH ALBION 1GOAL:- WBA: RONDON 14th.West Bromwich Albion secured their first Barclays Premier League win in six outings as Everton suffered a sixth home defeat of the season. But Everton were forced to suffer on an afternoon in which they failed to score despite creating 34 shots. Albion, though, took their chance when Salomon Rondon scored against the run of play early on.NORWICH CITY 2WEST HAM UNITED 2GOALS:- NORWICH: BRADY 54th; HOOLAHAN 65th. WEST HAM: PAYET 74th; NOBLE 76th.Norwich suffered a setback in their bid for Barclays Premier League safety when they allowed West Ham to come back from a two-goal deficit at Carrow Road. Robbie Brady and Wes Hoolahan gave the Canaries the lead, but Dimitri Payet gave West Ham hope and then set up Mark Noble for the equaliser.SWANSEA CITY 0 SOUTHAMPTON 1GOAL:- SOUTHAMPTON: LONG 69th.Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster maintained his unbeaten record since returning from injury to help his side into sixth place. Forster and Saints have now gone nine hours and 14 minutes without conceding, and, with Shane Long scoring the game’s only goal, extended their unbeaten run to six games, of which they have won five.SUNDERLAND 2MANCHESTERUNITED 1GOALS:- SUNDERLAND: KHAZRI 3rd; DE GEA OG 82nd. UNITED: MARTIAL 39th.Sunderland improved their chances of survival, thanks to a poor Manchester United display. Wahbi Khazri gave Sunderland the lead with a free-kick, though Anthony Martial levelled with a delightful chip over Vito Mannone, but in the final minutes, Khazri’s corner went in via a deflection off United keeper David de Gea.last_img read more

Big spending Wazito rope in ex Gor duo

first_imgThe Burundian international picked up a tendon injury towards the end of the 2017 season that saw him require surgery and consequently put him out for a long period of time.Having found Philemon Otieno rooted at the right back slot, Nizigiyimana played sparingly and ended up moving to Uganda where he played in Vipers’ run to second spot in the league.“I feel happy to be back here because Kenya is like home for me. I am glad to join Wazito which is a new challenge and I hope to work hard and get back on top. I want to be back to the Karim that the Gor Mahia fans knew way back and I am confident I will,” Nizigiyimana stated.Former Gor Mahia defender Karim Nizigiyimana has joined newly promoted Kenyan Premier League side Wazito FC. PHOTO/WazitoThe return of the two will be a nostalgic picture for the yester years when the two who arrived in Gor at the start of the 2015 season. Their speed and accurate crossing from either wing was a nightmare for most defenders.Their form led to Gor finishing the 2015 season unbeaten under Frank Nuttall with the two contributing highly to Michael Olunga’s run up to the top scorer’s gong.Meanwhile, also joining the club is striker Elvis Rupia who returns to the country after an unsuccessful stint in the Zambian league with giants Power Dynamos.Rupia left the country in the middle of the 2018 season to join Dynamos having scored 15 goals in 22 league matches for Nzoia, but his sojourn to Central Africa was not a happy one as he ended up spending more time on the sidelines.He hopes to rediscover his form that once made him one of the most sought after strikers in the country.Former Nzoia Sugar striker Elvis Rupia has joined newly promoted Kenyan Premier League side Wazito FC. PHOTO/WazitoWazito have been building up a new team with huge funding from their billionaire owner Ricardro Badoer and among the players who have come in so far include Piston Mutamba and Mike Oduor from Sofapaka, Bernard Ochieng from Vihiga, Derrick Otanga from Sony Sugar as well as youngsters Joshua Nyatini and Bixente Otieno.0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Former Gor Mahia defender Abouba Sibomana has joined newly promoted Kenyan Premier League side Wazito FC. PHOTO/WazitoNAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 30 – Newly promoted Kenyan Premier League side Wazito FC has continued their overall makeover with their latest acquisition being ex Gor Mahia wingbacks Karim Nizigiyimana and Abouba Sibomana as well as former Nzoia Sugar hitman Elvis Rupia.While Sibomana left Gor two seasons ago to return to his native Rwanda after two successful seasons, Nizigiyimana left for Ugandan side Vipers SC at the close of the 2018 season after failing to land back his starting role following a long stint with injury.last_img read more