Tag Archives: defence

Bayern's Lewandowski set to face Madrid's shaky defence

REUTERS: Real Madrid’s struggling defence will probably have to keep Bayern Munich’s deadly striker Robert Lewandowski at bay in the Bernabeu to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Real will be defending a 2-1 lead from the first leg of the quarter-final, which the Polish hitman missed with the shoulder injury that also kept him out… Read More »

Ivory Coast mutineers hold defence minister in pay standoff

ABIDJAN: Mutinous soldiers were holding Ivory Coast’s Defence Minister Alain Richard Donwahi on Saturday (Jan 7), rejecting the terms of a deal announced by the president to end their mutinous pay protest. An AFP correspondent reported that soldiers were firing Kalashnikov rifles and heavy weapons outside local government offices in Bouake, blocking the minister and… Read More »