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DAILY SPORTS NEWS AND UPDATES

Sports is always with us. The international break in the footballing world is ongoing. Sports Inquisitor brings you updates from the sports world. The update ranges from football to tennis.

FOOTBALL.

Diego Maradona the Argentine legend has been appointed coach of Argentine Super league side Gimnasia La Plata on a one-year contract. He takes over this side after his last stint as a coach came at Mexican second division outfit Dorados de Sinala in June this year.

 

Diego Maradona, the new coach of Gimnasia La Plata
Diego Maradona, the new coach of Gimnasia La Plata

Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement from professional football. Eto’o called time on his career after his last stint with Doha based Qatar sports club. The 38-year-old brings his glittering career to an end, a career that spans 22 years and accumulated several trophies both individual and collectively. The major trophies he won in his career came are 3 UEFA Champions Leagues with Barcelona and Inter and 2 AFCON titles.

Samuel Eto'o the Barcelona and Inter legend.
Samuel Eto’o the Barcelona and Inter legend.

The Cameroon legend is his country’s all-time top scorer. He has 56 goals to his name in 118 international matches. He has scored over 350 goals in his long and distinguished club career. Samuel Eto’o won the African Player of the Year award 4 times.

WORLD CUP QUALIFICATIONS, AFRICA

The World Cup Qualifications, Africa for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has begun already.

Comoros drew 1 all with Togo. Angola also posted a 1 nil win over Gambia. Today the World Cup qualifications continue with Botswana facing Malawi.

EUROPE – EC QULALIFICATION.

The qualification for Euro 2020 is ongoing. Some teams are cementing their place in next years final while some groups are being blown wide open. Below are the results for yesterdays fixtures. Todays fixtures can also be found below.

Estonia 1 – 2 Belarus                         Kosovo vs Czech Republic

Cyprus 1 – 1 Kazakhstan                   England vs Bulgaria

Germany 2 – 4 Netherlands             Lithuania vs Ukraine

Slovakia 0 – 4 Croatia                       Iceland vs Moldova

Wales 2 – 1 Azerbaijan                      Serbia vs Portugal

Austria 6 – 0 Latvia                           France vs Albania

Slovenia 2 – 0 Poland                       Turkey vs Andorra

San Marino 0 – 4 Belgium

Scotland 1 – 2 Russia

 

 

 

TENNIS

In the world of tennis, the US Open championship is ongoing and has gotten to the final stage. Serena Williams and Bianca Andreescu are featuring in this year’s women final while Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev will be competing in the men’s final.

Serena Williams meets Bianca Andreescu in the final today at 8pm after she defeated Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in the semi-final. Williams aged 37 will be hoping to win a record-equaling 24th grand slam singles title.

 

A picture of Serena Williams who is into the US Open final.
A picture of Serena Williams who is into the US Open final.

Rafael Nadal will be competing in this year’s US Open final after overcoming Italian Matteo Berrettini in the semi-finals. Nadal aged 33 and known as King of the Clay will be hoping to win his 4th title in New York and 19th overall grand slam singles title.

A picture of Rafael Nadal who is into the US Open final.
A picture of Rafael Nadal who is into the US Open final.

 

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