SOUTH AFRICAN CLUB REJECT ESSIEN

A south African outfit Cape Town FC have rejected the move for Essien by its recruitment team, according to reports in Africa.


The South African Premier Division are currently placed in the top three but they need a pivot that can help them clinch the title this term. Hence, the suggestion of the veteran, who is a free agent, but the owner of the football club John Comitis threw out the idea.

PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS OLYMPIAKOS’ MILIVOJEVIC

English Premier League sides Hull City, Sunderland, Southampton and Watford are believed to be interested in signing Olympiakos playmaker Luka Milivojevic, according to reports.


The top Greek football club say that the Premier League sides want the defensive midfield player to move to England after seeing the player impress after his move from Anderlecht.

Greek Boss Michael SkibbeLinked with a Return toEskişehirspor

It appears that the Greece may be in the search for a new manager second, as several rumours have claimed that managerMichael Skibbe will be making a return to Turkish clubEskişehirspor.


Widely known for the in charge of the Turkish clubs and the German outfit,Skibbe has been in charge of the Greek national team since October 2015. It continues to remain as one of the toughest roles in world football largely due to the collapse of the Greek economy. Since then, the Greece FA have struggled to set up some high-profile friendly matches.

THE STORY OF ULYSSES KOKKINOS AND SOUTH MELBOURNE HELLAS

South Melbourne Hellas Football Club used to be one of the top sides in Australia.


It has fed the Socceroos with 52 players including the current national team coach Ange Postecoglou. Postecoglou, who received the AFC coach of the year award in 2015, shares the same origin as Ulysses Kokkinos – a football legend in his time.

PANILIAKOS EXPRESSES READINESS FOR NEW SEASON

The boss man of Paniliakos, one of the Greek football clubs has expressed his team's readiness for the upcoming season.


Manager Spyros Antonopoulos said that his players have been doing quite well in trainings and are fast learning how to follow instructions. He also is of the belief that his team can begin the season on a good note and go forward to improve on their rankings from last year.

Paniliakos ready for the season

Paniliakos coach has stated that his team is ready for the new season.


He said that the players have been training well and that they have followed the instructions closely. He believes that the team can have a good season and improve on last year’s rankings.

Paniliakos to play first friendly game

Paniliakos is busy preparing themselves for the new season.


The team has started training for the new season some two weeks back and are ready to play in their first friendly game against rival Limnochori. The match will be held in Syntriada.

Paniliakos players have been undergoing intense preparation in order to prepare themselves both physically and technically. The coach said that some players need a personalized training plan while others have been training with the team. The personalized training sessions are mainly for players that are recovering from injuries or players that have special needs.

CANADIAN WOMEN REACH SEMI-FINALS

Canada is back in the race to win a gold medal in the women’s football event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. They defeated their French opponents by a lone goal in a keenly contested match on Friday, August 12m 2016.

Canada reached the top three in the last Olympics hosted in London after defeating France 1-0 at the semi finals to pick up the bronze medal. This year again, the Canadian women repeated the same feat but on a lower rung by getting past them by the same margin to reach the semi finals. The higher-ranked French opposition hoped to pull a revenge at the quarterfinals, but it quite happen.

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