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Sports Court rejects La Liga appeal on the extension of world cup qualifiers

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La Liga appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sports(CAS) against the extension of the international window for world cup qualifiers by FIFA, the world football governing body for two days.

On Sunday, CAS upheld FIFA’s decision and ordered La Liga clubs to release their international players who are set to participate in the upcoming South America world cup qualifiers.

Barcelona players in a past La Liga match.

The Spain’s top division officials expressed their dissatisfaction over the extension citing that their players participating in the extended window would not be fit to play for their clubs once the La Liga fixtures resume on Saturday 11, September.

The world football governing body welcomed the courts decision saying it confirmed the legality of their decision to extend the international break.

“FIFA welcomes today’s ruling by CAS rejecting the Spanish LaLiga’s request to set aside the decision by FIFA to extend the international window for the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America by two days,” the body said in a statement.

The body had cited extensive travel and player safety as the main reason to the extension in the South America Qualifiers.

Due to the CAS ruling, La Liga has changed some fixtures from Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 and the fixtures are Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo and Espanyol vs. Atletico Madrid while requesting for the postponement of Villarreal vs Alaves and Sevilla vs Barcelona that were also to take place on Saturday 11 September.

 

 

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Eddie Butita comedy show to air on Netflix

The American series first premiered on Netflix in may 2021 for the first season. It was renewed for the second season in June 2021 and now it has a Swahili version.

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Eddie Butita is on Netflix as the writer and director of the first Swahili Comedy Show on the platform. The Churchill Show comedian took to social media on Thursday to share the news that the Swahili version of Upshaws, an American Sitcom he had scripted and directed had started airing on Netflix.

He said that he has always wanted to work with Netflix and when the opportunity came he grabbed it with both hands. He went on to say that the Movie production company contacted him to offer him a job as their first Swahili Comedy Writer and Director.

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“For the past few months I wrote and directed the Swahili Version of Upshaws created by Wanda Sykes, it was a great experience . The early mornings and late nights together with a team of talented professionals from Hiventhy Africa, we successfully brought the script to life and its now streaming on Netflix,” Butita wrote.

He went on to say that if he wrote and directed for Netflix it means that African Comics have a great chance in the global market.

“You can can now watch Upshaws on Netflix in Swahili, it is the first ever Swahili comedy show on Netflix. History has been made,” shared Butita.

The American series first premiered on Netflix in May 2021 for the first season. It was renewed for the second season in June 2021 and it now has a Swahili version.

Fellow comedians and other Kenyans came out in large number with congratulatory messages for Butita on the large milestone he has made on the global scene.

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FKF and Harambee Stars coach ‘Ghost’ Mulee part ways

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On Wednesday night, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) announced that they had agreed to part ways with Harambee Stars coach, Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee. The press statement stated that the head coach, his assistant Twahir Muhidin and goalkeeping coach Haggai Azende had reached a decision to part ways on mutual consent.

Assistant coaches Ken Odhiambo and William Muluya will however, remain in the team as FKF seeks to reconstruct the national team’s technical bench. The shocking move comes weeks before a crucial world cup qualifier match against Mali, to be played on October 6th (home) and 12th (away).

In the statement, FKF expressed their gratitude towards Mulee and his departing members of staff for ‘their dedicated service and workmanship’; wishing them well in their future endeavors. The federation also revealed that the search for a new National Team Head Coach is underway and that an announcement would be made soon.

The Kenyan tactician is leaving the national side after a win-less run in the recent matches against Uganda(the Cranes) and Rwanda (Amavubi); 0-0 and 1-1 respectively.

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UEFA Champions League: Manchester united lose as Bayern cruise past Barcelona

It was a night to remember for Young Boys as they began their Group F campaign with a win  against Manchester United.

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Yesterday night saw the return of European football; UEFA Champions League. Clubs across Europe kicked off their respective group stage campaigns.

It was a night to remember for Young Boys as they began their Group F campaign with a win against Manchester United. Cristiano Ronaldo put Manchester United in front in the 13th minute with his third goals since rejoining the club.

However, the night couldn’t get any better as Aaron Wan-Bissaka was shown a straight red card after a poor challenge on Christopher Martins. Young Boys used this advantage to level up the match in the 66th minute, through a well worked goal by Moumi Ngamaleu.

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The home side did not stop there as they piled the pressure on Manchester United and soon it paid off after a defensive error by Jesse Lingard gifted the host a brilliant, well taken goal by Jordan Siebatcheu to ensure a 2-1 victory in Switzerland.

On the other side, Barcelona were out to revenge their last seasons 2-8 defeat to Bayern Munich. However, Robert Lewandoski’s brace, and Thomas Muller ensured a 3-0 victory for the Bundesliga giants, upsetting Barcelona yet again in Camp Nou, Spain.

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Chelsea continued with their unbeaten run with a 1-0 victory against Zenit, a goal scored by Romelu Lukaku in the 69th minute. The game was played at Stamford Bridge in London.

Other results of the night: Sevilla vs Salzburg(1-1), Malmo FF vs Juventus(0-3), Villarreal vs Atalanta(2-2), and Lille vs Wolfsburg(0-0).

 

 

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