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Ronaldo wins best FIFA player award

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LONDON — Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi for the second year running at the Best FIFA Football Awards on Monday.

The Real Madrid’s Portugal striker was named as the Fifa best male player for a second year at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday in London. Ronaldo had also won the prestigious gong last year and has retained the prize at a gala ceremony in London.

Ronaldo beat rival Barcelona and Argentinean Lionel Messi to the award. PSG’s Neymar came third. Ronaldo, who guided Madrid to LaLiga and Champions League double in 2016-17 season, received 43 percent of the total votes.

Messi was second with 19 percent votes while Neymar received 7 percent.

Likewise, Netherlands Lieke Martens won the best female player while Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane was named best men’s coach and Netherlands’ Sarina Wiegman the best female coach.

French and Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud received the Puskas award for the best goal of 2017 for his scorpion kick goal against Crystal Palace in the premier league and Italy’s World Cup winner Gianluigi Buffon became the first winner of the best goalkeeper award.

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Six including parents of groom killed in Dang road accident

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DANG- Six persons including the parents of a newlywed boy died on the spot after the two vehicles collided head on at Rihar of Lamahi Municipality-9 in Dang district at 1:45 am today.

According to police, a Scorpio Jeep (Ba 12 Cha 3122) heading to Shumshergunj of Banke district from Gitanagar in Chitwan and a bus (Na 5 Kha 4090) on its route to Kathmandu from Mahendranagar collided, killing six people on the spot and injuring two others.

The deceased have been identified as the parents of bridegroom Man Bahadur KC, 53, and Bimala, 45, of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-8 in Banke district, according to the chief of Dang District Police Office, Bel Bahadur Pandey.

Likewise, Bishwanath Adhikari, 49, Prabin KC, 5, Dipak Kumar Khadka, 31, and Dutta Bahadur Khatri, 78, also died in the incident. Jeep driver and next one have sustained injuries in the incident and are receiving medical treatment at Kohalpur Medical College, according to police.

Police shared that the newlywed bride and groom were travelling in another vehicle.

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