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World Cup 2018: Morocco v Iran

2018-06-14 19:07:22

Morocco are taking part in of their first World Cup finals since 1998 and have by no means obtained previous the last-16 section

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Morocco and Iran meet for the primary time within the World Cup in Friday’s Group B tie in St Petersburg (16:00 BST).

Morocco will probably be hoping right-back Nabil Dirar is handed match after he missed his nation’s friendlies towards Slovakia and Estonia due to a calf damage.

Iran are with out suspended defensive midfielder Saeid Ezatolahi.

There are additionally health doubts surrounding striker Mehdi Taremi and former Fulham and Nottingham Forest midfielder Askhan Dejagah.

OVERVIEW

Each nations impressed in qualifying with Morocco solely conceding one purpose of their eight video games, whereas Iran solely let in 5 targets of their 18 qualifying matches.

Nonetheless, they have been left rueing the draw that noticed them positioned in the identical group as 2010 winners Spain and reigning European champions Portugal, with solely the highest two sides advancing to the final 16.

“Iran have been drawn within the hardest group within the World Cup and we would have liked extra preparation,” mentioned former Actual Madrid boss Carlos Queiroz, who will finish his seven-year stint as Iran supervisor after the match.

With powerful challenges forward, each nations will probably be seeing this as a must-win match. Morocco play Portugal on Wednesday, 20 June (13:00 BST), earlier than Iran play Spain at 19:00 BST on the identical day.

Morocco’s captain is Juventus defender Medhi Benatia and their squad additionally consists of Actual Madrid defender Achraf Hakimi and Wolves midfielder Romain Saiss.

Iran striker Sardar Azmoun, who performs in Russia for Rubin Kazan, has scored 23 occasions in 33 worldwide appearances.

LAWRO’S PREDICTION

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz isn’t precisely identified for attacking soccer and Morocco additionally play in fairly a realistic model. They solely conceded one purpose in eight video games in qualifying – in a second-round win over Equatorial Guinea.

Wanting on the different groups in Group B, you can say that it is a must-win for each side if they’re to have any likelihood of reaching the final 16, however it’s in all probability extra of a ‘must-score’.

Prediction: 0-0

MATCH FACTS

Head-to-head

  • Morocco and Iran have by no means met on the World Cup. Actually, they’ve confronted one another solely as soon as beforehand, a sport which led to a draw.

Morocco

  • Morocco have certified for his or her fifth World Cup, their first since 1998. They’ve by no means progressed additional than the final 16 (1986), being eradicated within the group phases thrice of their 4 earlier appearances.
  • Morocco have gained solely two of their 13 video games on the World Cup (drew 4, misplaced seven), together with 5 defeats of their final seven video games (gained one, drew one). They’ve additionally by no means gained a gap sport within the competitors (drew two, misplaced two).
  • None of Morocco’s 12 targets on the World Cup have been scored from a set-piece, all of them coming from open play.
  • Morocco have been the one workforce to not concede a single purpose within the third spherical of CAF qualifiers for Russia 2018 (six video games).
  • That is Herve Renard’s first World Cup as supervisor. The Morocco boss is the one supervisor to win the African Cup of Nations with two totally different groups (Zambia, Ivory Coast).

Iran

  • Iran have certified for the World Cup in back-to-back tournaments for the primary time ever. Nonetheless, they’ve by no means reached the knockout phases, profitable solely considered one of their 12 video games (drew three, misplaced eight) – towards USA on 21 June 1998 (2-1).
  • Iran have additionally solely stored one clear sheet of their 12 World Cup video games (0-Zero v Nigeria, June 2014), scoring a couple of purpose solely as soon as, of their sole win towards USA in 1998.
  • Iran have been unbeaten of their qualifying marketing campaign for the 2018 World Cup, profitable 12 video games and drawing the opposite six (AFC second spherical and third spherical). In addition they stored 14 clear sheets in these 18 video games.
  • Carlos Queiroz is collaborating in his third consecutive World Cup match as supervisor, and second in a row with Iran. His finest efficiency was in 2010, when he led Portugal to the Spherical of 16 earlier than being knocked out by eventual winners Spain.



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Eskom on load shedding: We’re not out of the woods

2018-06-24 04:37:23


Eskom operated half of its emergency diesel-powered peaking energy vegetation for 3 days earlier this month in the course of the industrial motion by hundreds of its workers, mentioned Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe.

“Diesel price R102 million was used to keep away from a complete blackout between Thursday [June 14] and Saturday [June 16] final week. Diesel turbines had been constructed to help Eskom throughout emergency conditions, and the strike was definitely a type of conditions,” Phasiwe mentioned.

He wasn’t capable of say precisely how a lot diesel gas was consumed over these days.

The present value of diesel is R14.19 a litre, so R102 million would have purchased virtually 7.2 million litres of diesel.

Nevertheless, Phasiwe mentioned Eskom buys diesel in bulk at vastly discounted charges. This implies the quantity consumed would have been better than 7.2 million litres.

On Wednesday, Eskom once more resorted to utilizing emergency diesel-consuming peaking energy vegetation as a result of paper-thin steadiness between energy demand and provide, mentioned Phasiwe.

The 2 vegetation that might have been operated had been the Ankerlig open cycle fuel turbine in Atlantis, within the Western Cape, and the Gourikwa fuel energy station, close to Mossel Bay, he mentioned.

Phasiwe mentioned 18 folks have been arrested, largely for alleged intimidation and blockading the entrances at Eskom energy stations, in the course of the strike.

He mentioned South Africa would stay “very susceptible” to Eskom energy cuts till at the least subsequent Wednesday because the provider recovers from the strike.

“The danger of load shedding will all the time be there. Till June 27, the system goes to be constrained as our machines get better from the strike. We aren’t out of the woods.”

So long as the 2 new coal-fired energy stations, Medupi and Kusile, had been nonetheless being constructed, load shedding would stay a threat, and this threat would in all probability lengthen for the following 5 years.

Different dangers that would see Eskom resort to energy cuts can be the elevated demand for energy throughout winter, and low coal shares at Eskom energy stations.

The toughest hit energy stations in the course of the industrial motion had been Arnot and Hendrina as these stations had been abandoned by the Eskom workforce.

In the meanwhile six energy stations have coal inventory piles for lower than the required 20 days: Arnot, Tutuka, Majuba, Hendrina, Camden and Kriel.

Phasiwe declined to say precisely how a lot coal the six stations had on web site.

Eskom was within the means of procuring three million tons of additional coal for winter, when the demand for vitality is larger than at hotter instances of the 12 months.

Phasiwe mentioned negotiations with coal suppliers about offering further coal had been proving “difficult”, particularly in the case of the pricing of the coal because the suppliers had been searching for a major premium.

Talking about Exxaro’s North Block Advanced, which primarily provides the Arnot energy station, Phasiwe mentioned Eskom was “on the verge of resolving’” the matter.

The advanced has been dealing with a neighborhood blockage that has stopped truck drivers from transferring coal from the mine to Eskom energy stations.

Eskom truck drivers haven’t collected coal since Might 24 as a result of native residents have allegedly been threatening them.

In 2017, the advanced equipped virtually 2.5 million tons of coal to Eskom, and at that price about 200 000 tons of coal would have been stockpiled on the advanced over the previous month as a result of blockage.

This week Eskom provided its three main unions a wage enhance of 4.7% for 2018 and an inflation-based enhance for the three years from 2019 to 2021.

The unions made Eskom a counteroffer, which the facility utility will reply to when wage talks resume on Wednesday.

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2018-06-23 19:00:19

Democratic Republic of Congo’s authorities says it can give former vp Jean-Pierre Bemba, just lately acquitted on enchantment on the Worldwide Prison Courtroom of battle crimes, a diplomatic passport to permit him to return to the nation.

Bemba’s return doubtless would shake up DRC’s political panorama because the long-delayed presidential election approaches in December. He stays a senator in DRC, and the overall secretary of his Motion for the Liberation of Congo opposition celebration has mentioned he ought to take part within the celebration congress early subsequent month.

A letter from DRC’s international affairs minister, Leonard She Okitundu, to the Senate speaker asks him to inform Bemba’s protocol officer to submit an utility for a diplomatic passport to Congo’s embassy in Brussels. A duplicate of the letter was seen by The Related Press.

ICC judges earlier this month ordered Bemba’s interim launch, days after he was acquitted on enchantment of battle crimes and crimes towards humanity. His 18-year sentence was overturned.

Bemba had been discovered responsible in 2016 as a navy commander of crimes towards humanity and battle crimes for a marketing campaign of homicide, rape and pillaging by his MLC troops in Central African Republic in 2002 and 2003.

The reversal on enchantment delivered a critical setback to ICC prosecutors by scrapping all of the convictions within the courtroom’s first trial to focus largely on sexual violence and on command duty — the authorized precept {that a} commanding officer will be held answerable for crimes dedicated by his or her troops or for failing to forestall or punish the crimes.

Bemba remains to be is awaiting a remaining sentencing on the ICC in one other case during which he was convicted of interfering with witnesses. A listening to is ready for July 4.

Congo is below stress to make sure a good election in December amid issues that President Joseph Kabila, in workplace since 2001, will attempt to run once more or maintain on to energy. He has remained after his mandate led to late 2016, with officers blaming the delay partially on the difficulties of making ready for an election within the huge nation of greater than 40 million registered voters.

Whereas Kabila can not legally stand for a 3rd time period, opposition events fear that he’ll anyway. Already the election delays have been met with lethal protests.

The USA is amongst a variety of Western international locations which have expressed concern.

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2018-06-23 16:07:29

Sadio Mane scored Liverpool’s aim as they misplaced 3-1 to Actual Madrid within the Champions League remaining

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Japan’s gamers should use their brains to get the higher of Senegal – after failing of their mission to develop in each peak and weight, says coach Akira Nishino.

Nishino, who’s cautious of Senegal’s bodily menace forward of Sunday’s Group H match, joked that his gamers had been informed to “achieve 5cm and 5kg” in preparation for his or her newest check.

And whereas Japan don’t count on to muscle their option to victory in a recreation which may resolve the winner of the group – each side received their opening recreation – they’re assured of discovering success in different methods.

“For the previous a number of days, I’ve been telling my gamers to realize 5cm and 5kg but it surely failed! So we’d like different measures,” stated Nishino.

“If there’s lots of bodily contact then we might be at a drawback, due to this fact we should make some variations after which we are able to use our quickness.

“We have to transfer the ball properly. We’ve to make use of our mind to provide you with some ways and techniques.”

Liverpool ahead Sadio Mane, who failed to attain as Senegal beat Poland 2-1 of their group opener, is a selected fear for Nishino.

The 63-year-old, who stated he might deploy three markers for Mane, added: “It is potential to cease him, however he has an affect on the opposite gamers and that is what we’re involved about.”

Mane, in the meantime, has been making an attempt to glean inside info on Japan, however with out success.

He tried to fulfill up along with his former Southampton team-mate, and Japan centre-half, Maya Yoshida earlier than the sport in Yekaterinburg.

“I do know him very properly, we performed and skilled collectively at Southampton and we used to talk collectively on the health club,” stated Mane.

“I requested him if he needed to fulfill me however he stated no. However he is an efficient man and I recognize him – he’s simply very, very skilled and I do know he might be doing his absolute best tomorrow. As will I.”

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