Toolson carries Utah Valley past CS Bakersfield 76-61

first_imgThe Wolverines evened the season series against the Roadrunners with the win. Cal State Bakersfield defeated Utah Valley 73-71 on Jan. 5. Jake Toolson had 13 points and seven rebounds for Utah Valley (23-8, 12-4 Western Athletic Conference). Ben Nakwaasah added 11 points. Richard Harward had 11 rebounds and three blocks for the hosts. FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOREM, Utah (AP) — Conner Toolson had 22 points as Utah Valley won its seventh consecutive game, topping Cal State Bakersfield 76-61 on Saturday night. Associated Press March 9, 2019 /Sports News – Local Toolson carries Utah Valley past CS Bakersfield 76-61 Jarkel Joiner, the Roadrunners’ leading scorer heading into the contest at 16 points per game, scored 7 points on 3-of-13 shooting. Tags: Conner Toolson/UVU Wolverines Basketball/WAC Rickey Holden had 15 points for the Roadrunners (16-14, 7-9) whose losing streak reached five games. Written bylast_img read more

Galatasaray Signs Nigeria midfielder on Four-and-half-year deal

first_img Galatasaray confirmed his capture via their official website on Thursday afternoon. The versatile forward previously had trials with Stoke City and Manchester City before moving to Serbia in 2016, and helping FK Napredak Krusevac gain promotion to the Serbian top-flight. Sekidika left the Serbian side last year and joined Turkish TFF First League side Eskisehirspor. He netted eight goals in 16 appearances for Mustafa Özer’s team this season, before he was snapped up by Gala.Advertisement Galatasaray president Mustafa Cengiz revealed his satisfaction with the acquisition of Sekidika. “Jesse, is a footballer who is in line with our strategic and rejuvenated policy,” Cengiz told the club website. “We believe that he will always take part in the struggle to carry the flag of Galatasaray to the top as a team player.” Reacting to his signing, the Nigerian said: “I came to a very large club. I am very happy. I will use this great opportunity. Galatasaray was a place I always wanted.” Read Also:Kylian Mbappe, Neymar dazzle as PSG thrash Galatasaray He joins Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru, who completed a loan move from AS Monaco this week. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted ContentThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeBest Car Manufacturers In The World8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthGeeky And Hilarious Shower Curtains For AdultsWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More Galatasaray have completed the signing of Nigerian winger, Jesse Sekidika, from Eskisehirspor on a four-and-half-year deal.last_img read more

Toby Alderweireld confident of success at Tottenham this season

first_img Spurs ended their hoodoo against Manuel Pellegrini’s side by coming from behind to triumph 4-1 at White Hart Lane on Saturday. It was an impressive win by the north Londoners’ band of young, exciting talent, who head coach Mauricio Pochettino told afterwards to keep calm and carry on – a message that has clearly been taken on board. Toby Alderweireld is confident this can be a “fantastic season” for Tottenham, not that the defender is getting too carried away with the comprehensive defeat of Manchester City. Press Associationcenter_img “It’s just a win, we can enjoy it, then we have to work hard again, improve every day and we can have a fantastic season,” goalscorer Alderweireld told Spurs TV. “We don’t have to dream too much, we stay with two feet on the ground, work hard and we know we have a young, talented group of players. “If we work hard and we do everything we have to do then we have the quality to make the difference.” last_img read more

AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Big Wins for Ghana, Algeria as Kenya Frustrate…

first_imgThursday’s action in the qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations featured big wins for Algeria and Ghana, while Egypt stumbled in their opening match after they could only draw at home to Kenya in the absence of Mohamed Salah.The Pharaohs were held 1-1 by the Harambee Stars at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria in an early-evening game, with Mahmoud Kahraba’s goal late in the first half cancelled out midway through the second by Michael Olunga.The result means Comoros are the surprise early leaders of Group G, after a goal from Faiz Slemani saw them defeat hosts Togo 1-0 in a concurrent game in Lome. The night games were headlined by Algeria’s 5-0 destruction of Zambia at the Mustapha Tchaker Stadium in Blida.Goals from Ramy Bensebaini, Baghdad Bounedjah (two), Youcef Belaili and Hillal Soudani saw the 2019 AFCON champions take early control of Group H and underline their status as the top team on the continent.Ghana have long hungered to return to AFCON -winning status and will be hopeful that Cameroon 2021 will see an end to their long trophy drought.They are certainly off to a fine start in their qualification campaign after defeating Group C rivals South Africa 2-0 at Cape Coast Sports Stadium courtesy of goals from Thomas Partey and Kudus Mohammed.The Group D match between DR Congo’s Leopards and the Panthers of Gabon ended in a goalless stalemate in Kinshasa, while there was rather more goal mouth action on show in Bamako as the West African derby between Group A sides Mali and Guinea ended 2-2.Adama Traore and Sekou Keita netted for the Eagles, while the Syli Nationale responded through Naby Keita and Sekou Konde.RESULTSEgypt 1-1 KenyaMozambique 2-0 RwandaTogo 0-1 ComorosAlgeria 5-0 ZambiaDR Congo 0-0 GabonGhana 2-0 South AfricaMali 2-2 GuineaShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more