Aluko backs Jill Ellis for England job after Phil Nevillie

first_img Promoted Content8 Addictive And Fun Coffee FactsTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyThe Best Cars Of All TimeIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World? Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko has thrown her weight behind USA women’s coach Jill Ellis to replace Phil Neville when his contract expires as England women’s coach. Aluko who recently retired from football after showcasing her skills with Juventus ladies side .Jill Ellis led the United States to glory in the 2015 and was also on song last year when he repeated the fit in France, and Aluko believes she is the right man for  Three Lionesses job. Former USA coach Jill Ellis tipped for England job Emma Hayes and Casey Stoney have also been linked but the former Chelsea ace insist the forner USA coach who resigned last October after leading the USA women to a resounding victory in France stands tall among her peers. Neville’s deal was set to take in the Women’s European Championship, but UEFA’s confirmation of the tournament being delay until 2022 due to the coronavirus crisis means he will no longer be in the hotseat for it. “I think Jill Ellis is definitely the candidate that is potentially going to move this on and bring silverware to the England team,” the former England forward said on the Football Show on Sky Sports. “The England Women’s team now are at that point where they’re getting to semi-finals and now need to be getting to a final and winning it; winning World Cups, winning European Championships. Loading… center_img Aluko made over 107 appearances for England with 33 goals to her credit “The only person I think that is in the best position to do that, having won back-to-back World Cups, having won the Olympics with the US national team, is Jill Ellis. “I think she has that pedigree, she has that experience, she’s worked with some of the best footballers, elite athletes, in the world,” she said Aluko however sees a problem in FA wanting to invest the kind of money Ellis may ask for. “I think the only problem would be with Jill Ellis is the contract she’s probably going to command is going to be very, very high and it’s whether the FA are willing to invest that amount of money,” Read AlsoAluko named Aston Villa Women’s first sporting director Aluko who made over 107 appearances for England scoring 33 goals in the bargain played for over seven clubs in the course of her close to two decades romance with football. She last played for Italian side Juventus scoring 15 goals in 27 appearances. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Hearts of Oak travel to Libya for pre-season friendlies

first_imgHearts of Oak will depart Accra for Libya with a 28-man delegation which includes players, technical team and key management members for  pre-season games.The Phobians have lined up two friendly games against Ittihad Tripoli and Tehaa sports on December 14 and 16 respectively.“We are going there with a 28-man delegation and that includes players, technical team and key management members.” Hearts of Oak spokesman Opare Addo said.“All documentations are ready and the Libyan club have sent us correspondence for ticketing and other travel arrangements to be facilitated.”Meanwhile, head coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi believes these games will offer him an opportunity to smoothen the rough edges in his team.“I am taking it day by day; everything including fitness, team play, to their skill to understanding each other, all aspects of football has to be improved,” he told Asempa Sports “To look at our fast game, I think you can compare our fast game to the last game of last season and you can tell us what we have done in the pre-season period.”These two games will be the third and fourth under Kenichi after drawing 1-1 with lowly ranked Sunshine Stars and losing 4-1 to Premier League side WAFA.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more