Guyanese squash teams defeated on second day qualifiers

first_imgFernandes dominates…As many who have been following events over the past few days would know, Guyana has taken somewhat of a beating on Day Two of the ongoing Pan-American Games on August 31, 2018. The action is on at the Sound Squash Club in the Cayman Islands, as Guyana aims to qualify for participation in the Pan-American Games to be held in 2019 in Peru.Out of Guyana’s lonely depths of despair there emerged light at the end of the tunnel, as her leading squash player, Nicolette Fernandes, crafted a name for herself by dominating her opponents. Currently ranked 73rd in the world and 39th in the World Series, Fernandes is the recipient of a gold medal at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games, which is a major boost for Guyana. Everyone expected her to dominate when she arrived.In the first match of the day, Guyana’s ladies team slumped to a 1-2 defeat, as the lone winner of that match was Nicolette Fernandes, who defeated Catalina Pelaez (Ranked 72nd) 11-8, 11-6, 12-10, and made known why she is one of the best there is in the game of squash. Mary Fung-A-Fat and Ashley Khalil were not as lucky, losing to Laura Tovar and Maria Paula Tovar 4-11, 7-11, 4-11; and 7-11, 4-11, 2-11 respectively.The men’s team had similar misfortunes as their female counterparts, recording their second defeat of the tournament, this time to El Salvador 0-2. Sunil Seth lost to Israel Abrego 6-11, 3-11, 7-11; and Richard Chin lost to Ernesto Molina 11-6, 6-11, 9-11 and 7-11.Being so defeated on only Day Two of the Pan-American Games tournament, Guyana will have to get her act together and hit back if she aims to qualify.last_img read more

Manchester United news: Ex-Red Devil has odds slashed to replace Jose Mourinho

first_img England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January shining tense Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REAL DEAL REVEALED huge blow REVEALED silverware Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho alongside first-team coach Michael Carrick. Speculation has been increasing about the future of current boss Jose Mourinho following a poor start to the season and his falling out with Paul Pogba which saw the player stripped of the vice-captaincy.Zinedine Zidane is still the favourite for the role should Mourinho leave it, whether he’s jumped or pushed, and is as long as 5/4 with several bookies to be named boss at Old Trafford.But Carrick, who is currently a first-team coach at the club having retired from playing in the summer, has been cut from 33/1 into as short as 12/1 for the role, with punters across the UK lumping on the former player to take over at Old Trafford.Antonio Conte has also received some love in the market, and is now the second favourite for the job at 6/1. Mauricio Pochettino and Brendan Rodgers follow next at 12/1 and 20/1 respectively. no dice center_img 1 gameday cracker deals Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star Latest Premier League News Manchester United hero Michael Carrick could be in line to become the club’s next manager after a flurry of bets saw his odds cut.According to Oddschecker, the club’s former midfielder has received a whopping 58 per cent of all bets in the last 24 hours, resulting in his price falling. Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Oddschecker spokesperson George Elek said: “If Zidane is not the man to replace Mourinho, one can expect Carrick to take the reins at least on a caretaker basis ’til the end of the season.“If he manages 10 games then many bookies will have to pay out on the bets placed on the former pass master. This is definitely one to keep an eye on.”last_img read more