U17 WC: Colombia announce final squad

first_imgU17 World Cup Under-17 World Cup: Colombia announce 21-member squad Goal Last updated 2 years ago 05:27 19/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Colombia U-17 squad (2) FCF Selección Colombia U17 World Cup Colombia U17 The South American nation are the first team to land in India ahead of the Under-17 World Cup next month… Colombia Under-17 team are to arrive on the 20th of this month at Delhi for their final set of preparations in Delhi ahead of the Under-17 World Cup.The Los Cafeteros shall undergo training at the Conscient Football School in Gurugram, the same facility which will be utilized by the India Under-17 squad.Coach Orlando Restrepo announced the final 21-member squad which shall compete at the World Cup in India. Some of the key absentees from the squad are Kevin Moreno, Heyler Gomez, Juan David Martinez, Marlon Tunjano, Alejandro Arboleda, Elson Mosquera, Wanderley Wandurraga and Carlos Mario Carranza. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Interestingly, right-back Mateo Garavito, who was one of the star players in Colombia’s performance in the South American Under-17 Championship, has been left out of the squad as well.”Ghana are a stroong, physical team and have had good performances at the World Championship before. India is tidy but they do not have great technique while USA are the strongest of all in our group,” said Restrepo.Colombia are grouped alongside India, USA and Ghana in Group A of the Under-17 World Cup. Their first game is on October 6 against Ghana in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.Squad:Goalkeepers: Nicolás Gómez (Deportivo Cali), Kevin Leonardo Mier (Atlético Nacional), Daniel Melo (Liga del Atlántico).Defenders: Andrés Felipe Balanta (Deportivo Cali), Robert Andrés Mejía (Universitario de Popayán), Christian Andrade (Millonarios), Thomas Gutiérrez (Liga de Antioquia), Juan Sebastián Peñaloza (Liga de Antioquia).Midfielders: Gustavo Adolfo Carvajal (América), Luis Miguel López (Santa Fe), Yair Meneses (Envigado), Andrés Felipe Perea (Atlético Nacional), Brayan Arley Gómez (Atlético Nacional), Guillermo Tegue (Liga de Antioquia), Etilso Martínez (Liga de Antioquia), Fabián Steven Ángel (Barranquilla FC).Strikers: Déiber Caicedo (Deportivo Cali), Deyman Andrés Cortés (Atlético Huila), Jaminton Campáz (Deportes Tolima), David Barrero (Liga de Antioquia), Juan David Vidal (Barranquilla FC).last_img read more

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Court remands D K Shivakumar sent to ED custody till Sept 13

first_imgNew Delhi: A Delhi court Wednesday remanded Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar, who is arrested in a money laundering case, to ED’s custody till September 13. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar passed the order after the ED sought 14-day custodial interrogation of Shivakumar, arrested on Tuesday night, claiming that he was evasive and non-cooperative in the probe and there was “phenomenal growth” in his income while he was in important position. Opposing ED’s contentions, Shivakumar’s counsel said that the Congress leader has already been quizzed for 33 hours by the agency and he is not a flight risk. The ED had in September last year registered the money laundering case against Shivakumar, Haumanthaiah, an employee at Karnataka Bhavan in New Delhi, and others.last_img read more

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Globe PMO pressured justice minister to help SNCLavalin avoid prosecution

first_imgOTTAWA — The Globe and Mail says former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould disappointed the Prime Minister’s Office by refusing to help SNC-Lavalin avoid a criminal prosecution.The Quebec engineering and construction giant has been facing legal trouble over allegations it paid millions of dollars in bribes to get government business in Libya, which would be a crime under Canadian law.As justice minister, Wilson-Raybould could have gotten involved in the case against the company by directing federal prosecutors to negotiate a “remediation agreement,” a way of undoing damage without admitting the company itself was at fault for things particular employees did.The Globe reports that SNC-Lavalin repeatedly lobbied Justin Trudeau’s aides for a deal and Trudeau’s office leaned on Wilson-Raybould to make it happen.No such agreement was ever reached and Wilson-Raybould was moved to be minister of veterans affairs in a January cabinet shuffle.Neither Trudeau nor Wilson-Raybould nor SNC-Lavalin has immediately responded to questions from The Canadian Press about the story.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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