Mwalala wins May/June Coach of the Month

first_imgBandari launched the month with a 1-0 win over Ulinzi stars before drawing 0-0 against Posta rangers.The Dockers then managed a 2-0 win over Vihiga United followed by a 3-1 victory at home against Chemilil Sugar, then a 3-1 win over Tusker FC then a 3-0 win over Zoo FC.They followed up their brilliant campaign with 0-0 draw against Mathare United before drawing 0-0 against Sofapaka then wrapped up the season with a 2-2 stalemate against his former employer Nzoia Sugar.Bandari FC head coach Bernard Mwalala wins the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month Award for the second time this season. Photo/AROSHEE“I am so grateful for winning the award twice; I give gratitude to my fellow technical bench and players. That Month was very tough because we played nine games back-to-back, the other coaches have me a run for my money and what gave us motivation,” elated Mwalala said after receiving the award at the team’s training backyard in Mbaraki Sports Club.Bandari have had a busy season after the league, heading to their first Kagame CECAFA Cup in Kigali where they were eliminated after drawing all their matches.He added; “It was a good experience in CECAFA being our first, to me it gave me an opportunity to know where to improve, so I’ll concentrate on improving my attacking. We have a busy season ahead of us; our focus is to take on a match at a time, up next is our first CAF Confederation match at home then think about the league.”Fidelity Insurance Mombasa Branch Manager Nhaaman Shariff (right) presenting trophy to Bandari Coach Bernard MwalalaFidelity Insurance Mombasa Branch Manager Nhaaman Shariff said the firm is committed to renewing the sponsorship, urging Bandari to go for the title this season.“We were here sometime back, and coming back is a signal that the team is doing well. You did well in Cecafa and finishing second in the league is a big achievement, we wish you all the best in the 2019/20 season and if you do well we will be back to celebrate with you.”To win the award, Mwalala got 19 points from a vote conducted by the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) Football Commission beating a tight competition of Tusker FC’s Robert Matano and the then Sony Sugar coach Patrick Odhiambo who each got 18 points.Bandari team celebrating their winning coach Bernard Mwalala. Photo/AROSHEEMwalala despite not clinching the KPL title, he guided bandari to lifting the Shield.Mwalala becomes the fifth recipient of the award in the 2018/19 season after Paul Ogai Western stima,Mathare utd Francis Kimanzi and John Baraza of Sofapaka.Bandari will open their CAF Confederation Cup against Sudaneese side Al Alhy Shandy on the weekend of August 9.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Bandari’s Bernard Mwalala named May/June Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month. Photo/AROSHEEMOMBASA, Kenya, Jul 26- Bandari’s Bernard Mwalala was on Friday belatedly named the May/June Fidelity Insurance coach of the month award winner.Mwalala guided the coastal-based side to bagging five wins and four draws in nine matches played.last_img read more

Avengers Endgame new trailer arrives full of MCU flashbacks

first_imgRocket Raccoon and War Machine better be awesome together in Avengers: Endgame. Marvel Studios The new trailer for Avengers: Endgame, which Marvel Studios released Thursday, offers a few more hints of our next trip to the Marvel Cinematic Universe on April 26.Thanos may have snapped half the population to dust in Avengers: Infinity War, but that doesn’t mean the fight is over.The trailer opens with a stranded-in-space Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) recording a message for his Earth-bound fiancee Pepper Potts, reminiscing about his first days as Iron Man and falling in love with her. (Still no sign of Pepper in the current timeline, however.) After the title card, the trailer ends with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) meeting Captain Marvel (Brie Larson), who isn’t fazed by his hammer tricks, as she smirks at the god.”I like this one,” he says, suggesting that the MCU powerhouses will get along just fine. TV and Movies Culture 4 Update: After an uproar over the lack of Danai Gurira’s (Okoye) name in the top billing, Marvel Studios released a new official poster.  It kicks off a series of mostly black-and-white flashbacks to the various Avengers’ past adventures — like Steve Rogers’ pre-Captain America World War 2 life and the now destroyed Asgard — and the Snappening by Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War. Fascinatingly, the only color we see in these parts is red (like the beginning of the first Endgame trailer).Hawkeye/Ronin and Black Widow sport a variety of haircuts in the color shots, hinting at either a fashion crisis or that we’ll be hopping to different points in the timeline. Hawkeye’s flashbacks include a look at him teaching his daughter how to shoot an arrow (presumably before she’s dusted and he goes dark?). Some publications have speculated this could instead be Kate Bishop, Hawkeye’s protege, as Marvel possibly introduces Young Avengers — but if you look closely in trailer at 0:38, there are other Barton family members in the background. Is it impossible to think Marvel would rewrite comic canon for a film? Absolutely not, but signs point to this being where Clint was pre-Snappening. (Quick, someone comb through all the released Endgame footage and let us know how wrong we are!)”The world has changed, and none of us can go back. All we can do is our best, and sometimes, the best that we can do, is to start over,” says the late Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) — a line she uttered in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Appropriately enough, we get a shot of Cap carrying her coffin. Marvel Studios We then see Cap, Nebula, Ant-Man, Hawkeye, War Machine, Iron Man (who clearly makes it home) and Black Widow in fancy, matching white Avengers outfits. Could they be preparing for a trip to space … or perhaps these are the rumored fancy suits for a trip to the Quantum Realm? 26 Photos Avengers: Endgame trailer takes you back to the start She should have been up there all this time. Check out the official Marvel Studios’ #AvengersEndgame poster. @DanaiGurira #WakandaForever pic.twitter.com/5V1veWMxlz— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) March 14, 2019 More Endgame Now playing: Watch this: Share your voice Check out the new poster for @MarvelStudios #AvengersEndgame, in theaters April 26. pic.twitter.com/7D0Jw7ryfz— Russo Brothers (@Russo_Brothers) March 14, 2019 Captain Marvel Marvel The Avengers 2:26 Marvel and the Russo brothers (who are directing the movie) tweeted a sweet new poster to go along with the trailer — it shows most of the surviving heroes with Thanos looming in the background.Avengers: Endgame is scheduled to open in theaters worldwide on April 26, and could be up to three hours long. For more plot theories, characters reveals and news, check out our Avengers: Endgame movie guide.   Endgame looks like a three-hour bladder-buster How to stream every Marvel movie before April 26 Comments Tags Also, check out our sister sites ComicBook.com and GameSpot for more Avengers: Endgame coverage. If you want to catch up with the MCU movies before the Endgame begins, here’s our guide to streaming them all.Originally published March 14 at 5:18 a.m. PT.Update, 3:24 p.m. PT: Adds more details. How to watch every Marvel Cinematic Universe film in the right orderlast_img read more

Britains US ambassador resigns after Trump spat

first_imgIn this file photo taken on October 20, 2017 British Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch speaks during an annual dinner of the National Economists Club at the British Embassy in Washington, DC. Britain`s ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on July 10, 2019, he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump`s ire for criticising his administration in leaked confidential cables to London. `The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like,` Darroch wrote in his resignation letter. `I believe in the current circumstances the responsible course is to allow the appointment of a new ambassador.` AFPBritain’s ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said Wednesday he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump’s ire for calling the US president “inept” in leaked confidential cables to London.Darroch said in a resignation letter to the Foreign Office that the scandal made it “impossible” for him to continue representing British interests in the United States.Trump has said his administration would no longer “deal” with Darroch.”Since the leak of official documents from this Embassy there has been a great deal of speculation surrounding my position and the duration of my remaining term as ambassador,” Darroch wrote.”I want to put an end to that speculation. The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like,” he said.”I believe in the current circumstances the responsible course is to allow the appointment of a new ambassador.”Prime Minister Theresa May told parliament moments after Darroch’s resignation that the criticism he faced was “beyond unfair and wrong”.”I think he’s given honourable and good service and he should be thanked for it,” she said.The Mail on Sunday’s publication of Darroch’s cables set off a political firestorm in London and saw Trump launch two successive days of Twitter attacks against the envoy and May.One of the cables called the Trump administration “uniquely disfunctional” and another characterised the US leader as “inept” and “insecure”.Trump tweeted Monday that Darroch “is not liked or well thought of within the U.S. We will no longer deal with him.” He also welcomed the “good news” that Prime Minister Theresa May was stepping down in two weeks.The US leader followed that up on Tuesday by calling “wacky Ambassador” Darroch “a very stupid guy”.The scandal saw Darroch taken off the guest list of a dinner attended by Trump on Monday.He also missed visiting UK Trade Minister Liam Fox’s talks in Washington on Tuesday with the president’s adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump.last_img