Huelgas willing to represent PH ‘in a heartbeat’ in 2019 SEA Games

first_imgPencak Silat: PH finishes 6th in men’s doubles OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “It will be an honor to represent the country on your home soil, but I take it race by race. As they say, you get more injury prone when you get older,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) MOST READ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Filipino triathlete Nikko Huelgas shows off his second straight SEA Games gold medal. Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.netThere’s no way Nikko Huelgas, who has risen as the face of Philippine triathlon, is going to pass up on a chance to represent the country in the next edition of the Southeast Asian Games two years from now.Especially when the next staging of regional sports spectacle will be in the country.ADVERTISEMENT National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img “Definitely, I want to compete again. I’d do it in a heartbeat,” Huelgas told INQUIRER.net during his hero’s welcome dinner at Discovery Suites Hotel Wednesday night.Huelgas successfully defended his men’s triathlon crown in the SEA Games on Sunday after the Philippines finished 1-2 in the event with John Chicano claiming silver.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Huelgas’ eyes lit up when asked about the possibility of going for a third consecutive SEA Games gold medal in front of his countrymen, but he also doesn’t want to look to far ahead.The 26-year-old Huelgas is set to go back to training sooner than later and though his best years are still ahead of him, he is wary of the wear and tear that every athlete who undergoes rigorous training is susceptible to. Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES What’s in store for your animal sign this year Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datulast_img read more

Poland v Senegal: Preview, team news and radio commentary

first_imgPoland are set to come into the competition feeling confident after beating Lithuania 4-0 in a friendly match earlier this month.Senegal last took to the field in a friendly clash against South Korea and beat the Group F team 2-1.When is Poland v Senegal?The match will take place on Tuesday, June 19th.The game will kick off at 4pm.It will take place in the Spartak Stadium.How can I listen live?Click here to listen to our live commentary of the action on talkSPORT 2. ‘THEY FAILED’ Robert Lewandowski is expected to make a big impact for Poland UNITED Stadiums revealed for 2026 World Cup in USA, Mexico and Canada 10 amazing football facts you won’t believe are true 2 Latest World Cup Newscenter_img German icon blames Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and another star for World Cup exit Who are the key players?For Poland, Robert Lewandowski. When you have him in your side then you’ve got a chance. He scored 16 goals in 10 qualifying games and was responsible for 64 per cent of Poland’s goals.According to manager Adam Nawalka, the 27-year-old is “the best striker in the world,” which is hard to disagree with.During qualifying he also became his country’s top scoring player when he surpassed Wlodzimierz Lubanski’s previous record of 48. At the time of writing Lewandowski has scored 52 times in 93 games.For Senegal, Sadio Mane comes into the World Cup on the back of a 20-goal season with Liverpool, ten of which came in the Champions League. He’s in great form and could be a star in Russia.What’s the team news?Poland: Szczesny, Pazdan, Cionek, Piszczek, Krychowiak, Grosicki, Rybus, Blaszczykowski, Zielinski, Milik, LewandowskiSenegal: Ndiaye, Koulibaly, Sabaly, Wague, Gana, Sane, Ndiaye, Diouf, Mane, Ismaila, Niang 2 Sadio Mane will be key for Senegal at the World Cup Poland will take on Senegal in their opening World Cup match on Tuesday night in the Spartak Stadium.The Group H clash will take place in the same stadium as the Argentina and Iceland game – which saw Lionel Messi miss a penalty. talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network.last_img read more