Courtois Goes on AWOL, Misses Chelsea Training

first_imgChelsea winger Eden Hazard has also been linked with Real, but did attend training with the Blues on Monday.Courtois was named best goalkeeper at this summer’s World Cup in Russia, where Belgium beat England in the third-place play-off.He has played 154 times for Chelsea, keeping 58 clean sheets and conceding 152 goals.Speaking on Friday, new Blues manager Maurizio Sarri said he was unsure whether Courtois would stay.He said: “At the moment Courtois is the goalkeeper of Chelsea. I don’t know in the future. It depends on the club, it depends especially on him, but I hope Courtois will be our goalkeeper.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, did not report for training with the Premier League club on Monday.And it is understood the Blues do not know when the 26-year-old Belgium international will return.Courtois has been a Blues player since 2011, when he signed from Belgian club Genk and was loaned to Atletico Madrid.last_img read more

MOYS to intervene in Nunoo-Mensah saga

first_imgThe Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) is making frantic efforts to convince Ben Nunoo-Mensah to rescind his decision to quit as the Chef D’ Mission of Ghana for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.Information gathered by the www.sportscrusaderonline.com, reveals that, the ministry is unhappy with the sudden resignation of the Chef D’ Mission since it would have negative effects on Ghana’s preparations for the games.The two ministers; Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah and his deputy Joseph Yamin, have initiated measures to convince the hardworking Chef D’ Mission to reconsider his decision and return to work as soon as possible.Other high ranking members in government have also stepped in to convince Nunoo-Mensah to reconsider his decision.In another development, the Commonwealth Games Federation has directed the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to deal with all internal issues ahead of the Games.The directive was in response to a letter sent to the Games Federation informing them about the resignation of Ben Nunoo-Mensah. The Federation from all indications was not happy with the development and therefore asked the GOC to make efforts to address the situation that led to the resignation of the hardworking Chef D’ Mission.Ghana, is rated as one of the best countries, which has made so much progress in their preparations towards the Commonwealth Games.Ghana was also given high commendations for the successful organisation of the Queens Baton Relay.Nunoo-Mensah, early this week quit his position as the Chef D’ Mission of the Ghana for the Commonwealth Games and Treasurer of the GOC.last_img read more