first_imgCeres Negros. Photo from AFC Cup TwitterPHNOM PENH – Spanish striker Bienvenido Maranon delivered another hat trick as Ceres Negros rolled past Boeung Ket, 4-0, last Wednesday night to edge closer to the knockout stage of the 2018 AFC Cup. Maranon dazzled the crowd at National Olympic Stadium with a couple of first half goals, before adding another in the second half, while Taku Uesato came off the bench to add gloss to the scoreline as the Busmen stayed unbeaten in the competition. ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Home and Ceres battled to a 1-1 draw in their initial meeting at Jalan Besar Stadium.Over at Rizal Memorial Stadium, Global Cebu rallied from two goals down to secure a 3-3 draw with Thanh Hoa of Vietnam. But the result wasn’t enough for Global to keep its hopes of alive of reachingt= the knockout round as Yangon United sealed top spot with a 3-2 win over Bali United of Indonesia earlier.Rufo Sanchez equalized for Global in the sixth minute, before goals from Wesley Dos Santos and Daryl Roberts made sure Global secured another point against the Vietnamese side. Vidakovic was forced to make two changes to the starting lineup with Manuel Herrera sidelined by injury and Mike Ott serving a suspension due to accumulated yellow cards. ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident MOST READ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Nietes vacates IBF flyweight belt to move up to super flyweight The Busmen dominated possession for long stretches, but it wasn’t until the 36th minute when Maranon opened the scoring by rifling home a shot to the bottom corner after good work from Stephan Schrock. Maranon grabbed a second three minutes later after he was set up by OJ Porteria inside the area as the Busmen finally stamped their authority on the match. With the Busmen piling up the pressure and Boeung Ket dropping back, Maranon got his hat trick in the 69th minute with Porteria providing the pass again, before the Spanish striker kept his cool from close range. Uesato got on the scoresheet in the 84th minute, controlling well at the edge of the area before firing low to make it 4-0.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The victory increased the Busmen’s tally to 13 points from five matches, although Ceres’ place in the knockout round has yet to be confirmed following Home United of Singapore’s 3-2 win over Shan United of Myanmar. “What’s important is we got the win and now we can focus on the other important matches in the future,” said Ceres coach Risto Vidakovic. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We’re in a good position to reach the next round so I think there’s less pressure, but we still want to do our best at home.” Home has 10 points from five matches, but the S-League can still snatch top spot with a win over Ceres on the final day of the group stage on April 25 as tiebreakers are determined by head-to-head records. View comments P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMClast_img read more

first_imgIndigenous women in Vancouver say the release of a report calling the disappearance and murder of Indigenous women and girls a “genocide” marks the end of a painful process but justice will require action.Sharon McIvor says she has been part of the fight for the rights of Indigenous women for more than 40 years and she didn’t believe she would live to see the day that the report would be released.But she says it will only have teeth if the federal government enacts laws to protect Indigenous women, including amending the Indian Act to give women equal status to men.Others spoke at a news conference of the difficulty in participating in the inquiry process.Lorelei Williams says despite working to deal with trauma she has experienced, she almost couldn’t get out of bed on the day she was to testify.Her aunt Belinda Williams has been missing for more than 40 years and the DNA of her cousin Tanya Holyk was found on serial killer Robert Pickton’s farm.The report from the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls contains more than 200 recommendations.The Canadian Presslast_img read more