Manager of Ervin Zukanović revealed the Details of Negotiations

first_imgErvin Zukanović recorded another excellent performance for Roma last night in the victory against Sassuolo in guests with a result of 2:0.Zukanović’s manager Silvano Martina spoke about the B&H national team player and great performances for Roma. Martina played the key role in the completion of the transfer of Zukanović from Sampdoria.Martina revealed that everything was ready for the transfer of Zukanović to the German Stuttgart.“We even bought the plane tickets and arrived at the airport. Then we got a call from Walter Sabatini (sports director of Roma), who said that Roma wants Zukanović. We decided to take a risk and we did not go to Germany at all. We decided to wait for Roma. When they told us to come to their premises, we did it. With due respect to the Germans, Roma is on a whole another level,” Martina said for the Italian media.Martina added that Zukanović is an excellent player who can play in defense consisting of three or four players.“Ervin told me he is very happy in Roma. Spalletti decided that Zukanović starts playing right away and I think Roma benefited from that decision,” Martina concluded.(Source: read more

Renamed Mary Kom-SAI Boxing Academy to induct boxers on Sep 23

first_imgNew Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) The Mary Kom Boxing Academy has been renamed as Mary Kom-SAI Boxing Academy and it will be inducting boxers under Sports Authority of India extension scheme on September 23 at the National Games Village Langol in Manipur. The selection procedure will consist of several motor ability test and skill test. “The academy will not have residential facilities for the selected candidates but will have a package of sports kits and monthly stipend as per their performance for 10 months,” a release said. “Intending boxers (both boys and girls) of the state who are under the age group of 12-18 years may collect forms from the office of the academy and submit the same on or before September 21,” it added. Run under the aegis of the Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation, the academy has sponsored 20 athletes under its extension scheme since 2010, in which, athletes received a monthly stipend and sports kits as per their achievements and overall performance. This year, following the visit of Director General of SAI Injeti Srinivas to the Academy last June here in Imphal, the strength of the trainees under the scheme have been increased to 40 athletes. “For further and fruitful association, the name of the Academy is changed to MARY KOM-SAI BOXING ACADEMY,” the release added. PTI ATK CM CMlast_img read more