Tottenham’s Aurier and Sissoko apologise for training together

first_img(BBC) – TOTTENHAM’S Serge Aurier and Moussa Sissoko have apologised for training together despite the coronavirus restrictions.Right-back Aurier posted a video on social media – since deleted – of him wearing a mask while running shuttles and sitting next to midfielder Sissoko.UK government guidelines say you can only exercise on your own or with people you live with.“We wish to apologise for not setting the right example here,” they said.“We recognise that as professional footballers we have a responsibility to be role models, particularly during this uncertain period that everyone around the world is facing.”In a joint statement, they added: “We must all respect the government advice to minimise the number of lives lost during this pandemic.“We cannot thank NHS staff enough for their tireless work at this time and we shall both be making a financial donation to show our support for their efforts.”It is the third time Spurs staff have been caught doing something similar.Manager Jose Mourinho was pictured holding a one-on-one training session in a park with midfielder Tanguy Ndombele.Team-mates Ryan Sessegnon and Davinson Sanchez have also been filmed running side-by-side.last_img read more

Tema Youth eye boardroom points to survive relegation

first_imgTema Youth want the Ghana FA to fast track their protest against Ashantigold which could see them profit three points from the boardroom.The Harbour warriors have dragged the miners to the disciplinary of the FA for fielding an unqualified player during their Premier League game at Tema on April 17.Youth claim Ashantigod defender Malik Akowuah was unqualified to feature in the game having picked up an accumulated three yellows cards.With just three games to end the season, the club is unhappy with the delay in prosecuting their case and want it resolve before their next game against New Edubiase on June 9.“We are not happy because the matter has been on the table of the disciplinary committee since April and we have not heard anything,” Deputy Chief Executive Henry Asante Twum told Soccernet“We believe Malik Akowuah was unqualified to play and so we filed a protest against the club. “It’s important the matter is resolved quickly so no one is given a raw deal. We are firm in our conviction that the ruling will go our way.”A favourable ruling for Tema Youth will see them being awarded three points and three goals which will helped them greatly in their relegation fight.last_img read more