Messi’s harangue against Betis: “We are going to defend together, that makes us strong”

first_imgEvidently Leo was referring to the Cup match against Athletic Bilbao (1-0) in San Mamés last Thursday. A game, which despite the elimination, the team showed for many minutes a solid and orderly image in the field, coming to dominate the rival widely.In any case, it seems clear that Messi’s motivational speech had its positive effects: the team maintained its composure at the rival’s rush – they barely finished off between Ter Stegen’s three suits – and was able to create many occasions against Joel’s goal. , being finally the central Clement Lenglet who ended up taking the prize, scoring a goal that ended up giving the victory and three points to Barcelona in the end. Leo Messi once again served as captain not only on the pitch but also outside. The game was matched to two and the swords were high, when the striker took advantage of the wait in the dressing room tunnel of Benito Villamarín to cheer his teammates with a short but blunt harangue. “Go on, come on, let’s get in,” Leo began, with Sergio Busquets, Sergio Roberto. Ter Stegen and Junior Firpo flanking the player. The only one missing during Messi’s motivational speech was Arturo Vidal, who arrived a few seconds later.Messi, aware that the team had to take a step forward in the second half if he did not want to miss the League train, continued with his clear messages about what the team had to do on the pitch: “We’re going to score goals, crazy, okay?”, insisted the captain, to then underline: “We are going to defend well, crazy, to defend together like the other day … that makes us stronger.”last_img read more

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LINAM Presents Sacred Choral Concert for Good Friday

first_imgOfficial Music will be performed by the Academy’s Choir, the Liberia Premier Choral Society (LIPCS)One of Liberia’s leading arts education institutions, the Liberia National Academy of Music (LINAM) will host a Sacred Choral Concert slated for Good Friday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the Empowerment Temple A. M. E. Church, Sophie Junction, Congo Town, Monrovia. According to LINAM director Wilmot Bobbroh, III, the entire musical performance in concert will focus on the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ as He heads to the Hills of Golgotha and Calvary’s cross on Good Friday. Official Music will be provided by the Academy’s Choir, the Liberia Premier Choral Society (LIPCS), introducing some of its new repertoire to the Audience. The Liberia Premier Choral Society will perform music from the Baroque, Classic, and Romantic Periods. Wilmot Bobbroh, III, Executive Director, LINAMThe Concert will also promote local traditional Liberian music and Highlife compositions. The Concert will also feature the Psalmist and other professional soloists including soprano Georgia Mitchell Quaye and trumpeter Bobby Lee Billy; and will be conducted by Maestro Wilmot K. Bobbroh, III an acclaimed Liberian Musician trained in Classical Music.“The Sacred Choral Concert is open to the entire family, and admission is absolutely free,” said Bobbroh. “Come and enjoy Good Choral music that reflects the Messiah’s life and the Easter Season as a whole.”About the Liberia Premier Choral Society (LIPCS)Early in 2016, the Academy revamped its ten-voice ensemble to a choral group called the Liberia Premier Choral Society (LIPCS) in order to efficiently spread its vision through group singing with the use of Choral Music. The interdenominational choir, comprising approximately 45-50 members, is trained in performing choral works of all kinds including music done by Liberian and other African composers. The Liberia Premier Choral Society has held several concerts that have been both educative and entertaining. The Chorus had also been fortunate to have performed at many state functions and had composed many choral works of its own, including: “We All Are One”, “Put Our Homeland First” and “Pahgan Mini-yaboya”.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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