Thailand star wont underestimate China

first_imgAccording to J-League Thailandese superstar Chanathip Songkrasin the team hopes to beat the Chinese national team to go to the next round.Thailand and China will meet up tonight in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.And for J-League Thailandese superstar Chanathip Songkrasin, the Chinese national team will not be easy to beat.“This is a knockout stage. If we lose, it means we have to go home. But that’s not what we want,” Songkrasin told The Thaiger.“We still hope to continue in the tournament.”Marcello Lippi, China, Tottenham HotspurLippi turned down the Spurs because of his English Manuel R. Medina – September 7, 2019 The China national team manager, Marcello Lippi, had a chance to join Tottenham Hotspur in the past but he feared his English was not good enough.“We won’t underestimate China,” he added.“We have to stick to the game plan and stay really focussed. Chinese players are very strong and have an aggressive game.”“They have improved dramatically,” he commented.“We need to rely on good teamwork as we’ve done so far.”last_img read more

2000 sailors head to Port Everglades as Fleet Week begins

first_img“It allows us an opportunity to take the Navy to the rest of the country,” said U.S. Navy Capt. Brent Devore, the New York’s commanding officer.The welcoming party will be held in Fort Lauderdale on Monday night.Widely believed to be Fleet Week’s most popular event is the Fort Lauderdale Air Show, which is set to take over the skies above Fort Lauderdale Beach on Saturday and Sunday.Fleet Week runs through May 6.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. PORT EVERGLADES, FLA. (WSVN) – Fleet Week is back in South Florida.Military warships arrived at Port Everglades just after 7 a.m. Monday for the annual event.Thousands of sailors are expected to pour into the port in the coming days to take part in the event on its 29th year in Fort Lauderdale.“We’ve done this every year, and the reason we keep coming back is because it’s very meaningful for us,” said U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Brad Skillman.7News cameras captured sailors in full uniform after they arrived on ships and submarines.The ships will be docked for curious South Floridians to get a firsthand view and to meet the 2,000 sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members in town.Those who sign up for free tours of the ships will have the opportunity to do so all week. “All the sailors and Marines and Coast Guardsmen will be in uniform this week, so they’re very obvious out in town,” said Skillman. “They’re here as ambassadors for the services, so they like to be greeted, and the city is always very, very accommodating and very, just, kind.”Skillman said it’s always heartening to hear South Florida residents’ kind words.“They’ll come up and thank us for our service. It makes you want to blush a lot,” said Skillman, “but it’s really fun to do that.”The biggest ship in port is the USS New York Amphibious Assault Ship, which can transport more than 1,000 sailors and soldiers.What makes this battleship unique is that it was built with more than seven tons collected from the World Trade Center after 9/11. The ship’s interior is filled with various kinds of tributes to the tragedy.But military officials said Fleet Week is a celebration, a thank you to service members and a chance to see how they work up close.According to the Broward Navy Days website, the event’s goal is to honor the visiting sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. last_img read more

KMC to conduct food drives during Puja

first_imgKolkata: The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will conduct regular food drives during Durga Puja, with a special emphasis on keeping the quality of packaged drinking water and soft drinks in check. “For the last few years, we have been conducting drives during Puja to ensure that quality of food is not compromised with. But there are chances of tampering with packaged water and soft drinks. So, I have instructed my team of food inspectors to give special focus on the same,” Member, Mayor-in-Council (Health) Atin Ghosh said. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeHe added that food safety officers have been directed to take strong action against the businessmen who will be found selling inferior quality drinks. The drive that will start in a day or two, will continue on a regular basis till Kali Puja. Ghosh will himself lead drives at Borough 6 on October 9, in Kankurgachi area on October 10, in Park Cicus and Gariahat area on October 11. “There will be random drives in food stalls adjacent to puja pandals in South Kolkata on October 13 and in North Kolkata on October 14,” he added. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedGhosh further assured city residents that no trace of formalin has been found in fish brought from Andhra Pradesh. “This year, we have collected as many as 88 fish samples from 22 markets in the city. After the Bihar government imposed ban on fish from Andhra Pradesh, we collected six samples from Patipukur Market. All these samples have been found to be safe,” Ghosh said, adding that further drives will continue in this regard. KMC has already examined the various samples of fish, meat, meat products and other things that have been collected during food drives in the last few months.last_img read more