GFA’s/Stag Premier League continues tonight with double-header

first_imgFOURTH round action in the Georgetown Football Association’s (GFA)/Stag Premium League commences tonight at the Georgetown Football Club, ground, Bourda with a double-header that will see Black Pearl facing Riddim Squad and Beacons tackling Police.The feature game from 20:30hrs is expected to be keenly contested as underdogs Beacons will be looking to pull all stops to get past the League’s points leaders, Police, in order to improve their points’ standing.The Police team has nine points after three consecutive victories and a goal difference of plus nine while Beacons has five points from a win and a draw after three matches. They have a goal difference of plus two.In their quest for a victory, Beacons will be pinning their hopes on strikers Devon Bowen, who scored a 25th and 45th minutes brace against Black Pearl on the opening day of the tournament, and Quacy McAulay who scored a 32nd and 50th minute double in the same match when Beacons secured a 4-1 victory.Support for Bowen and McAulay should be forthcoming from Kean Douglas who scored a goal in a 1-1 drawn game against Northern Rangers in a 3rd round fixture.Police for their part will hope their marksmen continue their fine form in order to maintain their points’ lead.A lot will depend on Rawle Haynes, Kester Dundas and Shemar Fraser.To date, Haynes is the tournament’s leading goal scorer with four goals to his name from three matches.Haynes netted a 80th and 85th minute brace in his team’s 3-0 win against Flamingo in a 2nd round fixture and another double in the 24th and 48th minutes in Police’s 3rd round game against Black Pearl.Dundas has two goals to his name; one against Riddim Squad and another versus Black Pearl, while Fraser scored one against Riddim Squad and another against Flamingo.For the opening game tomorrow, Riddim Squad who is 4th in the points table with six points and a minus one goal difference, should get past Black Pearl who has two points and a minus seven-goal difference.last_img read more

NCAA issues college football recruiting changes

first_img Published on April 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm Contact Tomer: tdlanger@syr.edu | @tomer_langer The NCAA released new recruiting rules pertaining to college football. There are different rules that will take effect at different points, but they will all change the current recruiting landscape.Here’s a list of the major changes.Official visits moved up: Recruits will now be able to take official visits starting April 1, through the Sunday before the last Wednesday in June. Effective Aug 1, 2017.No more satellite camps: Syracuse started extending its brand using satellite camps last year. That will no longer be an option. Coaches will now be limited to participating in camps for 10 days in June and July, and the events must happen on a school’s campus. Effective immediately, but contracts signed before Jan 18, 2017 are honored.Another assistant: FBS schools will be allowed to hire a 10th assistant coach. Effective Jan. 9, 2018Early signing: Creates an early signing period in December. Effective Aug. 1, 2017The NCAA also outlawed two-a-day contact practices. Teams will be allowed to have a three-hour contact practice session and then a walk-through. Helmets and pads can’t be worn during the walk-through and no contact is allowed. The walk-through also isn’t allowed to include conditioning drills Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

All-In Diversity Project launches membership scheme

first_img Share AIDP hosts first ‘Power Hour’ on racism and equality June 24, 2020 Submit Related Articles Payment Expert brings together industry leaders to conclude Digital Summit Payments track April 29, 2020 Betsson strengthens diversity commitment with AIDP membership May 7, 2020 StumbleUpon Industry workplace diversity, inclusion and equality program The All-in Diversity Project (AiDP) has launched a ‘Membership Scheme’ to improve industry-wide mentorship and development of workplace talent.The AiDP’s Membership Programme is open to both corporations and individuals, and offers a range of benefits including being added to the Member Directory and discounts to industry events, both of which are included in the free membership.For those individuals that become a ‘Diversity and Inclusion Supporter‘ (£48 per year) or a ‘Diversity and Inclusion Boss‘ (£2,400 per year) benefits include:Searchable access to Member DirectorySearch and contact via Member DirectoryMentorship ProgrammeMentorship Programme tool kitLearning and development workshopsForum accessPost jobs and contact candidates directlyBespoke research, analysis and reportsProfessional services such as assistance building a D&I strategyThe programme is free for both ‘Supporters and Bosses’ and sees its members support the personal and professional development of another member.AiDP underlines that its new scheme is based on ‘encouragement, accountability, constructive feedback, openness, mutual trust, respect and a willingness to learn and share’.Discussions will be centred on talent development and furthering career/business progression, delivering new staff competencies that can also be used to help support further corporate objectives.“From being new to a project, returning to work after a period of absence, supporting longer-term career planning or wanting to improve performance in specific areas, all topics can be discussed,” AiDP  details.Launching its Membership Programme in beta, AiDP offers a 50% discount to industry incumbents that sign up between now and 1st January 2020. You can sign up via the All–in website at wwww.allindiversityproject.comKelly Kehn, co-founder of the All–In Diversity Project, said: “The beta launch of our Membership Programme, Member Directory and Mentorship Programme are the next steps in our mission to provide the industry with the resources it needs to progress in terms of diversity and inclusion.“While we offer both corporate and individual memberships, we really want to see individuals sign up and take advantage of the incredible benefits our Membership and Mentorship Programmes have to offer, allowing them to progress in their careers within the industry.” Sharelast_img read more

Project ”Otvorena Vrata” for the Future of B&H Football

first_imgIn the framework of the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and under the title “Otvorena Vrata” ( Open Door),  on 16th August in Solvesborg (Sweden) will be played games in which will perform the potential B&H players. The project “Otvorena Vrata” (Open Door) refers to the monitoring of talented players with  B&H origins who live abroad and who in the future could have potentials to play for B&H  Representative Team.The coordinator for youth teams NS B&H Murat Jaha said for the agency Fena that the selectors of youth selection B&H Zoran Erbez (U-15), Sakib Malkočević (U-17) and Toni Karačić (U-19) will have the opportunity to gain insights into the quality of young B&H players in Scandinavia.“Players of B&H origin who play in the Scandinavian countries will play a few matches, after which the selectors will decide whom they want to see in their teams”, said Jaha.Scouting players born in the period from 1995 to 1998 will be selected by Zlatan Nalić and Ismet Turšič, B&H coaches who live and work in Sweden.Jaha added that after Solvesborg will be Munich, Germany, and the following year the same project will be implemented in the USA and Australia.(Source: Fena)last_img read more