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itself from a decision to
stop the post game party
after the second One-
Day International (ODI)
match between West
Indies and Bangladesh
at the national stadium
ment Minister Oliver
Joseph says his govern-
ment was not responsible
for turning off the music
in the party stand after
Bangladesh crashed to a
177 run defeat two hours
before the match was
scheduled to end.
The Keith Mitchell
administration has been
criticised for stopping the
music by sections of the
public including callers
to talk shows.
"You will recall that
the match ended about
three pm and the music
was going on in the posse
stand and it was just
stopped all of a sudden,"
Joseph told a news con-
ference here yesterday.
"I want to make it very
clear that this was
beyond the control of the
government. West Indies
cricket board makes that
decision and they sent
instructions out that the
music should be
Bangladesh were shot
out for a disappointing
77 in a feeble attempt to
chase down the 248 run
target set by West Indies.
Bangladesh s final
seven wickets fell for just
13 runs amid a carnival
atmosphere at the
"So a lot of people
were angry with us for
stopping the music
because the vendors were
still selling their drinks
and people were enjoying
themselves and having
fun," said Joseph.
"I too was disappoint-
ed when the music was
stopped.The West Indies
cricket board really had
control over that aspect".
Meantime West Indies
Cricket Board (WICB) is
reported to be pleased
with the large turnout of
spectators for the game,
weeks after officials
lamented the poor atten-
dance for the opening
matches of the Caribbean
Premier League (CPL) in
"We were indeed
delighted with the turn
out," said Joseph.
"The report from the
board of directors of the
West Indies Cricket
board is that they were
The National stadium
in Grenada will host a
Test match between West
Indies and England in
April next year. (CMC)
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LONDON---Arsenal striker Olivier
Giroud has been ruled out the Cham-
pions League playoff against Besiktas
on Wednesday and the team is waiting
to discover the severity of his foot
Giroud may be facing an extended
spell on the sidelines after getting hurt
in a 2-2 draw with Everton in the Premier
League on Saturday, seconds after scor-
ing.The 27-year-old France international
has undergone two scans and is due to
see a specialist today.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says
"it can be (long term), we ll see."
Arsenal, chasing a spot in the group
stage of the Champions League, drew
0-0 at Besiktas in the first leg.
Bayern agrees deal for
Roma defender Benatia
Bayern Munich says it has reached a
deal with Roma to sign Morocco
defender Mehdi Benatia.
Benatia will travel to Munich soon to
undergo a medical and is expected to
sign a five-year contract.
Bayern says it has agreed with Roma
not to disclose the terms of the deal.
But Italian media reports say Roma was
asking between €25 million (US$32.98
million) and €30 million (US$39.58 mil-
lion) for the defender.
Bayern was looking for a defender
after Javi Martinez tore knee ligaments,
an injury that will keep him sidelined
for about six months.
FOXBOROUGH---US World Cup star
Jermaine Jones is now a member of
the New England Revolution.
The midfielder was introduced at
Gillette Stadium yesterday. The Revo-
lution and the Chicago Fire both wanted
Jones, and New England won the rights
to sign him through a blind draw on
Jones had a goal and an assist in four
starts during the World Cup in Brazil.
The Revolution were in sixth place in
the Eastern Conference, one point out
of the final playoff spot with 10 matches
Roma firms up its
ROME---Greece international Kostas
Manolas has joined Roma on a €13
million (US$17 million) transfer from
Olympiakos, as coach Rudi Garcia looks
to strengthen his worrisome defense
before Serie A starts this weekend.
Roma said yesterday it had signed the
center back to a five-year contract.
Manolas is an immediate replacement
for Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia,
whom Roma sold to Bayern Munich in
a deal reported at €26 million (US$34
million), also on Tuesday.
Roma has conceded 11 goals in nine
preseason friendlies and Garcia had
recently expressed concern entering the
final week of the transfer market.
Manolas is coming off a solid season
with Olympiakos and also stood out for
Greece at the World Cup. (AP)
Fans enjoy themselves at the national stadium in Grenada after West Indies
demolished Bangladesh in the second ODI. PHOTO COURTESY WINDIESCRICKET.COM
Grenada says it
did not stop music
Giroud out Champions
League soccer playoff
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