Basel ready for Real Madrid and Liverpool
Basel Coach, Paulo Sousa, has said that his team can take on Real Madrid and Liverpool in the upcoming weeks, in their quest to qualify for the knock out stages of the Champions League, for only the second time in the clubs history.
The Swiss team will be facing Real on their home ground, at Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday evening, and will then be playing Liverpool in two weeks time.
"We are going to play against two teams that have won the competition 15 times," said Sousa,
"We want to build on what the club has done in the last five years, continue to progress and compete with the best."
Less than four months after the Champions League, reigning champions Real Madrid have lost two of their three opening games. Sousa has said that they are hoping to “pile on Real’s pain” by beating them on their home turf this evening.
"In clubs this big where there is always the need to win, these types of things can happen," Sousa added.
"I am sure they are going to solve their problems, but I hope it will not be tomorrow.
"It is a game against the champions, the best team in Europe. We have to enjoy it and I'm sure we will."
Photo Caption: Basel Coach, Paulo Sousa says his team can take on Liverpool and Real Madrid for the Champions League. Photo courtesy of www.kingfut.com
WSU is set to enjoy at least three televised matches during their debut season in the FNB Varsity Football challenge kicking off on Monday night 20 July.
Burnley Football Club has secured the signing of Norwegian midfielder, Fredrik Ulvestad, on a three year contract, following the 22-year-old’s impressive skills during training at Turf Moor.
Orlando Pirates midfielder, Sifiso Myeni, has said that his team should not underestimate Chippa United, when they clash in their Premier Soccer League (PSL) match at the Orlando Stadium this evening.
Toyota Free State Cheetah coach, Naka Drotske, has announced his team who will be taking on the Cell C Sharks for their Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon.
DHL Western Province Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, is worried about the availability of lock, Eben Etzebeth for this week’s Super Rugby match.
Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has defended centre Frans Steyn’s aggressive tactics used in the Super Rugby match against the DHL Western Province Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Platinum Stars coach, Allan Freese, has praised his team for their hard fought 1-0 victory against Moroka Swallows, in their ABSA Premiership Soccer League (PSL) match at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Sunday.
Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has announced his team that will be facing the Blues for their 2015 Super Rugby match at the North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.
Toyota Free State Cheetahs fullback, Willie le Roux, has said that there currently is good energy within his team, who are preparing for their fourth 2015 Super Rugby match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Emirates Golden Lions Rugby Union has let former Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Madibaz coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg, out of his current contract in order for him to join the Eastern Province Kings as their defence coach.
- Despite disruptions, NMMU says it remains committed to completing academic year
- Suspended SA Express flights to East London and Port Elizabeth resume in November
- What must fall: fees or the South African state?
- ACSA urges airline passengers to follow ban on Galaxy Note 7
- Councillors get first bite at draft legislation on problem buildings