Chris Smalling wants to stay with AS Roma. Smalling The England defender is on a season-long loan with the Giallorossi from Manchester United, where he has rebuilt his career this term. Corriere dello Sport says Smalling has now informed both clubs he wishes to stay with Roma next season.Advertisement Indeed, the stopper has told Roma he’d be willing to accept a hefty pay-cut to help smooth negotiations. Read Also:Smalling heartbroken as beloved dog killed by mystery poisoner For their part, United are upping their valuation for Smalling from an original £10-12m to now £25m. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe Best Tarantino Movie Yet10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By Odeith14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!A Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayThe Best Cars Of All Time15 Celebs Whose Careers Were Thwarted After One Simple Mistake9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our Planet Loading…
Indianapolis, Ind. — Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has been named to serve on the bipartisan Presidential Advisory Committee on Election Integrity. President Donald Trump formed the committee Thursday through an executive order and appointed Vice President Mike Pence to be the chairman.The committee will be made up of 15 members appointed by the president with experience with election operations, fraud detection and voter integrity efforts. The mission of the group will be to study the federal registration and election process.The committee will advise the president on strategies and practices to increase confidence in federal elections, identify rules and policies that undermine voter confidence and isolate vulnerabilities in the voter registration and the voting process.
THE Georgetown Club Ltd squash courts was a hive of activity on Thursday as the 2019 KFC Senior National Squash Championships continued.The four semifinalists in the Ladies Open were decided as all the tops seeded players won in straight sets.The most competitive of the quarterfinals was the match between national Under-17 & U-19 Junior champion Abosaide Cadogan and her former junior teammate Sarah Lewis.The first two games were really close with Abosaide eventually winning the match 11-8, 11-9, 11-5.No 1 seed Ashley Khalil easily disposed of Lydia Fraser 11-2, 11-1, 11-3 while her Pan Am Games teammate No. 2 seed Taylor Fernandes had a slightly tougher time but defeated Madison Fernandes 11-2, 11-8, 11-2.In the last quarter-final match former junior player Gabby Fraser outplayed national Under-15 junior champion Kirsten Gomes 11-5, 11-5, 11 0.In the Men’s Open round of 16 they were no upsets as all the seeded players progressed to the quarter-finals.No.2 seed, former national champion Nyron Joseph defeated Samuel Ince-Carvalhal 11-4, 11-6, 11-7 while both 3/4 seeds, former national champion Regan Pollard and current national Junior Under-17 & U-19 champion Shomari Wiltshire advanced easily.Regan defeated national junior Under-15 champion Michael Alphonso 11-2, 11-4, 11-6 while Shomari beat Adam Alves 11-3, 11-3, 11-5.Former national junior player Damien Da Silva beat Ian Mekdeci 11-8, 11-3, 11-7 while former national player Robert Fernandes disposed of national Junior Under-13 champion Mohyryan Baksh 11-7, 11-6, 11-2.Nicholas Narain and Javed Ali had an intense battle with the second game proving to be the crucial game in the match. Nicholas easily won the first game 11-3 but had to pull out all the stops before eventually winning the second game 13-11.Nicholas then won the third game 11-6. In the final match played, Peter Michael De Groot used all of his experience to withstand the challenge of promising junior player Nicholas Verwey.Peter Michael easily won the first game 11-2 but Nicholas came out with a different game plan in the second game and won it 11-5. The third game was crucial but Peter Michael prevailed with a 12-10 win.Peter Michael would finally close out the match with a 11-6 fourth game win. Top-seeded Jason Ray Khalil did not have to break a sweat as his opponent Josh Abdool gave him a walkover.There were two matches in the veterans Over-50. Joe Mekdeci defeated Tony Farnum 11-2, 11-7, 11-7 while Garfield Wiltshire beat Medhi Ramdhani 11-3, 11-4, 11-8.Play continued yesterday evening with two more Over-50 Men’s matches, one Men’s Over-40 match, Men’s Open quarter-finals and Plate matches in both the Men’s and Women’s Open.
Raja, who finished eighth in the Moroccan League last season, are also on the verge of signing Ghana’s current Premier League top scorer Nathaniel Asamoah. The forward, who has scored 18 goals this season, is only a medical away from joining the North Africans after having a bid accepted by his club Medeama SC. Yakubu follows former Maritzburg teammate Awal as the second Ghanaian to be signed by the Casablanca-based club this summer. Asamoah is currently processing his visa in order to travel to Morocco for his mandatory medical tests.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports Yakubu, who scored 11 league and one FA Cup goals for leaders AshantiGold in the soon-to-end Ghanaian top flight season, joined the club based on the recommendation of new Raja manager Ruud Krol. The Dutch coach knew about Yakubu Mohammed’s abilities during his stint in South Africa with Maritzburg United. At the time, Krol was manager of Orlando Pirates. Yakubu Mohammed has officially completed his switch to Raja Casablanca of Morocco.The 25-year-old Ghanaian international passed his medicals on Wednesday before signing to a three-year contract 24 hours later.