‘They provided a house for my mum and put my brother and sister into good schools, so it was good for them,’ he enthused in an interview with The Beautiful Game Podcast. Ibe who has become a free agent after being released by Bournemouth last month, blamed his much talked about reduced vitality at the Vitality Stadium on excessive pressure to perform. The Cherries who signed Ibe on a four year contract from Liverpool for £15million in 2016, declined to renew the contract after it expired last month. Aside from pressures social media abuses according to the 24 year old former Wycombe Wanderers winger contributed to affecting his performance at Bournemouth. “There was a lot of pressure and bad light put on me and it just took all my confidence away. ‘’I was stressed out, I just wanted to go back home. There was [abuse on social media] and even in the Bournemouth area, so I just wanted to go back home. Read AlsoJordon Ibe: I have no career regrets Ibe played 92 times for Bournemouth, but scored just five goals. This season he featured only twice both in brief substitute appearances. There are no strong indications that Ibe who is yet to debut for England despite expressing a desire to do so in the past, will get immediate offers as most clubs are looking for ways of recovering financially from the effect coronavirus which had football locked down for over three months affecting club earnings from every angle. Loading… Four years after leaving current league champions Liverpool, Nigeria born England junior international Jordon Ibe is full of praise for the Reds for making his stay a must remember. Ibe who spent four years at the Artfield beginning as a teenager, recalled that Nigeria born former England junior international Jordon Ibe happy with Liverpool his the Reds made life comfortable for him especially by taking care of his family that he was not prepared to leave behind. Liverpool he recalled did not only buy a house for his mother but also put his siblings in school thus giving him rest of mind.Advertisement Promoted ContentThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWe’re Getting More Game Of Thrones: Enter House Of The Dragon!8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise You8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoEverything You Need To Know About Asteroid Armageddon5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Great Ancient Mysteries That Make China Worth VisitingThe 18 Most Visited Cities In The WorldWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?These TV Characters Proved That Any 2 People Can Bury The HatchetTop 10 Iconic Personalities On TV Now FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享
Associated Press FEARLESS FRESHMEN: Chicago State’s Andrew Lewis, Amir Gholizadeh and Rajeir Jones have collectively accounted for 38 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 55 percent of all Cougars points over the last five games.DEFENSIVE IMPROVEMENTS: The Cougars have allowed only 78.8 points per game across 12 conference games, an improvement from the 87.4 per game they allowed in non-conference play.SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Milan Acquaah has made or assisted on 48 percent of all California Baptist field goals over the last five games. The junior guard has accounted for 28 field goals and 36 assists in those games.WINLESS WHEN: Chicago State is 0-22 this year when it scores 74 points or fewer and 4-1 when it scores at least 75.UNDEFEATED WHEN: California Baptist is a perfect 10-0 when it holds an opponent to 66 points or fewer. The Lancers are 8-8 when opponents score more than 66. February 20, 2020 DID YOU KNOW: The California Baptist offense has scored 80.1 points per game this season, ranking the Lancers 13th among Division I teams. The Chicago State defense has allowed 81.4 points per game to opponents (ranked 303rd overall).___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Chicago State looks to end streak vs California Baptist Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCalifornia Baptist (18-8, 7-4) vs. Chicago State (4-23, 0-12)Jones Convocation Center, Chicago; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: California Baptist looks to extend Chicago State’s conference losing streak to 31 games. Chicago State’s last WAC win came against the Kansas City Roos 96-82 on March 3, 2018. California Baptist fell short in a 69-63 game at Kansas City on Wednesday.
Ghana’s senior cricket team, has secured a place in Saturday’s final of the ICC Division 8 tournament in Samoa. Ghana beat Japan by 62 runs with all-rounder Samuel Aboagye named the man of the match.By this result Ghana has set a grand final date with Vanuatu who beat Belgium by 83 runs in the other semi final. Ghana made 198 runs for 10 wickets in 48 overs while Japan only managed to make 136 runs in 46 overs for 10 wickets.Dr William Ampofo who Chairs Cricket Association told Joy Sports in an interview that his outfit was excited about the feat describing it as a historic one. Team Ghana will qualify for the next stage if she beats Vanuatu in the final“Ghana is now part of the international scene for cricket and we are very proud of team Ghana. This is one day cricket and just after this tournament we will play the T20 which has become popular on television,” Dr Ampofo told Joy Sports.According to him, the boys are doing well because they are combining the one day format with the shorter form which is the T20 format. “This achievement is a big boost for our schools development programme so we are really glad that team Ghana is putting cricket on the map,” he said.The last time Ghana won major silverware was when the current team won the ICC Africa World League Series Division Three tournament in Benoni City South Africa in 2008.