The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup’s knockout stage kicks off on Saturday with the round of 16 as one of the top favourites Germany take on Super Falcons Nigeria at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble, France for a spot in the quarterfinals.
Two-time World Cup champions made it through to the last 16 with an immaculate record as they defeated Spain, China and South Africa without conceding a goal to top Group B, while African Champions qualified for the round of 16 as the fourth best third-set team in the group stage as they completed third in Group A with a pivotal triumph against South Korea in their second match, sandwiching routs against Norway and France.
Women’s World Cup round of 16: Germany vs Nigeria
Date: Saturday, June 22
Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
Location: Stade des Alpes – Grenoble, France
TV channel: FS1 and Telemundo
Germany – 2 (- 115) | Nigeria +1.5 (- 105) | O/U: 3
Germany’s star midfielder Dzsenifer Marozsan’s absence with a wrecked toe has seen the team change adequately to a 4-4-2 formation to great impact in their last two matches and it is more than likely that they will stay with that plan against Nigeria.
Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerbyb will be forced into making one improvement to the team with defender Ngozi Ebere suspended because of her dismissal against France for a moment yellow card in the foul that prompted the match-winning penalty, while Rita Chikwelu will likewise sit out after amassed appointments in the group stage.
Head to Head
Germany have won every one of their past five games against Nigeria however the last time the two sides met was in 2011, the European won by an goal to nil.
Two-time World Champions won all their three group stage matches in the eighth edition of Women’s World Cup in France, while Super Falcons won one lost two from a similar number games and failed to score in two of their group matches and have not scored in 11 of their last 15 World Cup matches
Germany possible beginning lineup: Almuth Schult, Verena Schweers, Marina Hegering, Sara Doorsoun, Giulia Gwinn, Sara Daebritz, Lina Magull, Melanie Leupolz, Svenja Huth, Klara Buehl, Alexandra Popp
Nigeria possible starting lineup: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Evelyn Nwabuoku, Ohale Osinachi, Onome Ebi, Chidinma Okeke, Halimatu Ayinde, Ngozi Okobi, Chinaza Uchendu
Francisca Ordega, Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie
Germany is unreasonably strong for Nigeria, getting two goals before the break and cementing this before half time with another.
Germany 3, Nigeria 0
After 14 seasons, Premiership Eagle calls it quits
Redden, who was the Eagles player of the finals in their 2018 premiership campaign, stayed a solid midfielder this year and had been supposed to play on for a fifteenth season.
The 31-year-old said he felt like it was the ideal opportunity, nonetheless, both by and by and for the revamping Falcons for him to complete the process of, making space for the future.
“I’m truly satisfied with the choice,” Redden said.
“I will be endlessly thankful for the amazing open doors given to me and that I have had the option to play 14 seasons at the most elevated level.
“To play in the 2018 prevalence is clearly a feature, however I have likewise gotten the opportunity to make a few long lasting friendships.
“I mulled over everything for half a month after the season and it simply feels like it is the perfect opportunity, both by and by and for the club which is going through a revamp.
“I have advanced so a lot and created both as a player and as an individual over the most recent seven years. I have partaken in each moment of it, particularly playing before our home fans at Optus Arena.”
Blush completed 6th in the Hawks’ ideal and most attractive this season and was among their most predictable entertainers in a troublesome mission, averaging 21.7 removals in 21 games.
The previous Brisbane midfielder, who was selected with pick No.25 in the 2008 Catch AFL Draft, played 129 games for the Lions somewhere in the range of 2009 and 2015 preceding intersection to the Eagles.
His best season agreed with the Falcons’ latest prevalence in 2018, playing 25 games and wrapping sprinter up to midfielder Elliot Yeo in the John Worsfold Medal.
Mentor Adam Simpson honored the well known pioneer, who established a quick connection when he showed up and proceeded to play multiple times for the Hawks, commending his 250th vocation game recently.
“From the principal day he set foot in the club, ‘Reddo’ dazzled with his impressive skill and mentality,” Simpson said.
“He is exceptionally regarded right across the club and was clearly instrumental in the 2018 premiership.
“He has solid qualities that line up with his hard working attitude and we are absolutely going to miss him. His impact both on and off the field has been profound.”
U.S. SPORTS COLLEGES READY FOR SEMINARS BY STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH VINAYAK VEER
Leading U.S. sports colleges has invited Strength and Conditioning coach Mr. Vinayak Veer of Maharashtra Cricket Association to hold seminars for cricket format.
The U.S. is represented in the international cricket by the United States national cricket team which was formerly organised by the United States of America Cricket Association which in 1965 became an associate member of the International Cricket Council. The sport was extremely popular in the U.S. in the 18th century but had lost its popularity due to the American Civil War. Cricket has an estimated huge fan base of about 24 million in the U.S. which is steadily increasing.
The Americans find cricket a highly social sport which is extremely entertaining to watch and also very interesting to play. Hence the current cricket market in the U.S. has about 35 million fans and New York City has become the bigger hotspot for this sport. People love to watch highly experienced and skilled world-class cricketers, some of whom, breaking their own records and are taking cricket to another level. Fast unpredictable turns in the game and cricketers breaking records in almost every organized tournament become crucial reasons for making cricket extremely exciting.
. According to Mr. Veer, the U.S. is definitely the largest sports market in the world and recent statistical data points towards cricket being currently very popular in the U.S. It is very interesting that cricket has more than 2.5 million fans in the world of which many are from the U.S. The country has been swept by the cricketing craze at present. Mr. Veer is highly impressed by the increasing enthusiasm of cricket among students of the leading sports colleges of U.S.
During the Laver Cup, Roger Federer lost to Rafael Nadal for the last time in his career
An emotional Roger Federer has lost his last proficient tennis match, playing pairs close by Rafael Nadal in the Laver Cup.
Playing for Group Europe before a rat horde of 17,500 Federer and Nadal lost 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 11-9 against Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock of Team World.
In changeovers during the match the video screens showed a few famous snapshots of Federer’s 24-year proficient profession with recognitions from Nadal and his mom Lynette.
Federer got the opportunity to seal triumph when he served at match point in a strained choosing tiebreak however it was not to be.
After a short snapshot of nearly quietness around the stuffed field, the group ejected to salute a close to emotional Federer.
The Swiss 20-time huge homerun champion declared last week he would return for his last after over a year uninvolved.
At the point when the match finished, Federer embraced Nadal, then, at that point, Tiafoe and Sock.
Federer started crying as he went to welcome different members of Team Europe.
As the group cheered, Federer put his hands on his hips, his chest heaving.
Then, at that point, he mouthed, “Thank you,” while praising right back toward the onlookers.
“It’s been an ideal excursion,” Federer said. “I would do everything over once more.”
“It’s been a superb day. I told the folks I’m blissful; I’m not miserable.
“I appreciated tying my shoes once again. Everything was the last time.”
Federer separated as he said thanks to his better half Mirka.
“She might have halted me a long, quite some time ago yet she didn’t. She moved me along and permitted me to play, so it’s astonishing — thank you,” he said.
His last authority singles match was a misfortune in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon in 2021.
He resigns with 103 vocation singles prizes, 310 weeks at number one in the ATP rankings, a Davis Cup title and Olympic medals.
Nadal honored his colleague and opponent.
“At the point when Roger leaves the visit, a significant piece of my life is leaving, as well,” he said.
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