NDI confirms safety of students in Munich during shooting

first_imgNotre Dame International (NDI) has confirmed the safety of the two students known to be in Munich during the shooting at Olympia mall that left at least nine dead.Catherine Wilson, NDI executive administrator and international delegations coordinator, said Friday afternoon the University had confirmed the safety of two students registered to currently be in Munich, and were in the process of confirming the safety of other students in Germany.One of the students who was in Munich had just arrived back in the U.S., Wilson said. Wilson said all the other students currently in Germany have registered to be “fairly distant” from Munich, so she expects them all to be safe.NDI did not utilize a “world-wide” confirmation, which would require contacting all students currently studying abroad, not just those in Germany.Tags: Munich, NDI, Notre Dame International, student safetylast_img read more

Neymar rescues PSG again

first_imgRelatedPosts Neymar bags two-match ban Neymar risks seven-game ban, Gonzalez 10 Neymar, four others sent off as Marseille grab rare win at PSG Neymar scored the only goal as Paris St Germain grinded out a 1-0 victory over Bordeaux in the Ligue 1.The Brazilian finished after good work by Kylian Mbappe, making his comeback from injury to seal all three points.Early celebrations were cut short at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux when Neymar’s ninth-minute opener was deemed to be offside.A long spell of PSG possession followed, before Angel Di Maria surged forward and took advantage of a gap in the Bordeaux defence to fire a shot at Benoit Costil.The home keeper blocked the strike to keep the scoreline level, but PSG continued to apply pressure and Neymar’s low, left-footed effort was saved by Costil.Thomas Meunier accelerated down the right wing before linking up with Neymar just before half-time, but the resulting header rolled just wide to send both sides into the break goalless.Thomas Tuchel’s team looked threatening upon the resumption, with Di Maria firing an effort from the right of the box but finding his shot blocked again by Costil.Kylian Mbappe made his post-injury comeback in the 60th minute by replacing Pablo Sarabia.The 20-year-old forward made an immediate impact, finding Marquinhos who then crossed to Neymar.The resulting effort was wide, but PSG continued to push as Abdou Diallo advanced and found Mbappe unmarked. Costil saved his effort as the away side posed a growing threat to Paulo Sousa’s team.The opening goal came at last in the 70th minute, with Mbappe racing forward before finding Neymar, who tapped the ball into the bottom left-hand corner.Bordeaux’s counter-attack was then thwarted by Di Maria, who was shown a yellow card for bringing down Nicolas De Preville.PSG threatened to extend their advantage when Italian midfielder Marco Verratti sought out Mbappe as he advanced towards the Bordeaux defence. Mbappe’s attempt was blocked by Costil but he retrieved the loose ball and fired a second effort over the crossbar.Costil was tested again moments later when Mbappe targetted Di Maria on the right side, but the home keeper stepped forward from his goal and managed to defuse the attempt.Veratti was then shown a yellow card in the dying moments of the match after a heavy challenge on Bordeaux’s Aurelien Tchouameni.The whistle came, leaving PSG to claim a 1-0 victory and thus remain at the top of Ligue One. Tags: Di MarioNeymarParis Saint-Germainlast_img read more

Cameroon unveil rooster for Cape Verde game

first_imgCameroon have named a 26-man squad to begin camping next week ahead of their leg 2013 Afcon qualifier play-offs against Cape Verde in Yaounde.Newly appointed caretaker coach, Jean Paul Akono decided to put old wine in new skins by calling back a couple of old faces.Star striker Samuel Eto’o returns to the squad after almost nine-months absent as well as his fellow mates Benoit Angbwa anmd Jean II Makoun who exiled themselves from the team afte Eto’o was banned.Modeste Mbami, Mohammadou Idrissou, Pierre Wome Nlend have been recalled to international duty after over two years absence as well as Patrick Mevoungou.Cameroon face the danger of missing a second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations competitions should the fail to overturn a two-nil defeat suffered in the first leg in Praia.Cameroon squad Goalkeepers: Kameni Carlos Idriss, Ndi Assembe Guy and Mayebi Joslain.Defenders: Angbwa Benoit, Nyom Allan, Bedimo Henri, Bong Gaetan, Wome Nlend Pierre, Nkoulou Nicolas, Chedjou Aurelien, Kana Biyick Jean Armel, Nounkeu Dany and Matip Joel.Midfielders: Song Alexandre, Mbami Modeste, Olle Olle Junior, Mohamadou Idrissou, Emana Achille, Makoun Jean II, Overtoom Williams and Mevoungou Mekoulou Patrick.Strikers: Eto’o Samuel, Webo Achille, Aboubakar Vincent, Babanda Joel and Olinga Essono Fabrice.last_img read more

Dauda Mohammed wants Kotoko to build on from Hearts victory

first_imgKotoko striker Dauda Mohammed is confident his side can pick three points in their league fixture against at the Baba Yara Stadium.The striker who was named man of the match in their derby day victory over rivals Hearts of Oak is keen for his side to use the win as a stepping stone to better their season.“We enter every game with a different approach,” he told Adom FM Sports.“We will build on from the Hearts victory because we can’t afford to drop anymore points.”“Picking up points away from home is very difficult so we are determined to pick maximum points at home.”“We are confident of picking the three points against Dwarfs this Sunday.”     Dauda is Kotoko’s leading scoring in the league with two goals. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more