January 18

Porteria tows Ceres to group lead

first_imgBACOLOD CITY—Midfielder OJ Porteria rediscovered his scoring touch on Tuesday night, but Ceres Negros’ defensive frailties once again came to the fore even in a 3-2 victory over Myanmar side Shan United at the start of the AFC Cup at Panaad Stadium.Porteria bagged a brace with his second goal three minutes from time ensuring the Busmen survived a second-half fightback from the visitors in front of close to 6,000 fans in Bacolod City.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title The win gave Ceres the early lead in Group G after Becamex Binh Duong of Vietnam and Persija Jakarta of Indonesia battled to a goalless draw at Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.“Credit to everyone in the team for putting in a shift tonight,” Porteria said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsPorteria produced a composed finish to a flowing move in the 17th minute for the opening goal. Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlecenter_img Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Well-rested Dyip end three-game skid, shut down Bolts Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

December 29

Portugal star Andre Gomes plays down link to Jose Mourinho’s Man United

first_img1 Andre Gomes in action for Valencia Manchester United target Andre Gomes has distanced himself from a move to the club – insisting his focus is solely on the Euros with Portugal.With United expected to announce Jose Mourinho as their new manager this week, rumours of a potential switch to Old Trafford for his fellow countryman Gomes have intensified.But the £49m-rated playmaker insists there has been no contact from United and refused to discuss his future while on international duty.“It’s not important at this point of time”, he told Portuguese outlet DN Sport.“We are all Portuguese at the moment, and that’s the only interest I will talk about.”last_img read more