"We will follow FIFA’s verdict in this case," Pham Nguyen Hong, director of Thanh Hoa Province Culture, Sport and Tourism Department and chairman of Thanh Hoa Football Federation, said. After being sacked by Thanh Hoa for underwhelming results at the start of V. League 2020, Lopez brought the arbitration to FIFA. The 47-year-old coach claimed Thanh Hoa had violated the two-year contract he signed with the club previously by not compensating him following its termination. After nearly a year, FIFA awarded the case to Lopez and his assistant, forcing Thanh Hoa to pay them $187,000. The club will have to complete the payment within 45 days or be banned from signing any new players, domestically or internationally and in the worst case, demoted. Thanh Hoa will not bring this case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), since their winning chance is thin. If the club fails to make a case, they would have to pay another $30,000 in court fees. Previously, they filed an appeal … [Read more...] about V. League club agrees to compensate Italian coach
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ROME: Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who fired the Azzurri to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, prompting an outpouring of grief and tributes. Rossi's wife Federica Cappelletti announced the death with a post on Instagram alongside a photo of the couple, accompanied by the comment "Forever", followed by a heart. "There will never be anyone like you, unique, special, after you the absolute nothing," Cappelletti also wrote on Facebook. The cause of his death was not revealed but Italian media reported that Rossi had been suffering from "an uncurable disease". Tributes were paid to 'Pablito', the star who was banned for three years for his part in a betting scandal, but returned to win the World Cup in Spain and the Ballon D'Or the same year. Despite breaking in the early hours, Italian media splashed with the news, while social media lit up with tributes and "Paolo Rossi" was Italy's number one trending search item. "Football and Italy mourns Paolo … [Read more...] about Football: Italian star and World Cup winner Paolo Rossi dies aged 64
Italian NGO head and activist Gian Andrea Franchi is one of thirty people under investigation by Italian prosecutors for helping Kurdish illegal migrants into Italy from Bosnia. Franchi, who founded the pro-migrant NGO Linea d’Ombra (Shadow Line), is under investigation for allegedly aiding Kurdish migrants travelling along the Balkan migrant route through Bosnia in an effort to reach western Europe. The Trieste public prosecutor has opened an investigation into the Kurdish migrant smuggling network and has conducted 18 precautionary measures including arrests of suspects, Italian newspaper Il Giornale reports. Chief prosecutor Antonio De Nicolo stated that the investigation is still ongoing and that it is being led by the General Investigations and Special Operations Division (Digos) and the Service for the Fight against Extremism and External Terrorism. According to Il Giornale , Gian Andrea Franchi and his organisation had published videos on social media showing … [Read more...] about Italian NGO Head Under Investigation For Helping To Smuggle Migrants
ITALY are back in Six Nations action today as they take on Ireland. And while they may not win too many matches in Europe's elite rugby competition , the Azzurri will always belt out their national anthem as passionately as any team in the world. What is Italy's national anthem called? The Italian national anthem is officially called Il Canto degli Italiani (The Song of the Italians). However, to most Italians it is better known as Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy) after the first line of the song. What are the words to Italy's national anthem? Fratelli d'Italia, Stringiamci a coorte, Most read in Rugby Union Live Blog wales 40 england 24 Dragons secure Triple Crown with crushing bonus point win in Cardiff SIX NATIONS FIXTURES When England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy will play gauz for concern Who is Wales vs England rugby referee Pascal Gauzere? … [Read more...] about Italy national anthem lyrics: What are the words to Fratelli d’Italia in English and Italian?
Our adoration of pizza goes back to a sepia-tinged time when Shakey’s Pizza, Pizza Hut and Milano’s Pizza were the only pizza parlours that Singaporeans wanted to eat at. Fast-forward a couple of decades and Singapore’s pizza scene remains strong and diverse. These days, we’re all for pizzas with slow-fermented crusts crisped in brick ovens and topped with top-notch ingredients. READ: The 14 best burgers in Singapore: A 'Ramly', some truffle and a S$10-deal Our tastes may have changed, but our appetites for this iconic Italian standard remains as robust as ever. So whether we’re craving the bready charms of an American-style pizza or a chewy, crisp crust of the Neapolitan school, these are the places we hit up. READ: 10 best Italian restaurants in Singapore: Pastas, pizzas and a lot of cheese ACQUA E FARINA With a name that translates to “water and flour”, it’s no surprise that the pizzas at this neighbourhood restaurant are stellar. In particular, the … [Read more...] about 12 best pizza places in Singapore: Cheeseburger-style, classic Italian and a hawker stall