Gina says for her, the day was all about finally having the opportunity to properly honor her husband. “Because of COVID we weren’t able to have a funeral, so this is the first time we’re honoring him for the incredible person he was and all that he accomplished in the 27 years he lived. Today is a day to honor him, play some soccer, and have a good time,” she says. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — A local family found a unique way to remember a Johnson City man after COVID-19 prevented them from being able to have a traditional funeral. Scott Ritter of Johnson City passed away earlier this year, leaving behind his wife, Gina. Gina is an avid soccer player, so the Greater Binghamton Sports Complex decided to hold a benefit to help her cover expenses. The tournament was followed by a reception at Fountain’s Tavern.
This summer, the hotel brand Lošinj Hotels & Villas offers its guests a faster and easier arrival to the island of vitality with a special offer of flights.Namely, from June 25 to September 16, LH&V, in cooperation with the Czech airline Silver Air, is organizing return flights from Zagreb, Split, Pula and Lugano to Lošinj at a price of as little as 235 euros. Thus, the arrival on the island of Lošinj becomes more accessible, and Lošinj will additionally confirm its deserved place on the map of unavoidable tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.Thanks to the new flight schedule, domestic and foreign guests can travel to Lošinj this summer with return flights from Zagreb three times a week, from Pula and Split twice a week, and from Lugano, Switzerland once a week. For example, the journey from Zagreb to Lošinj on the new Silver Air flight takes only 45 minutes. A total of 14 passengers can leave for their extended weekend on the island of vitality on Thursday or Friday at 17 pm and return to Zagreb on Monday at 9 am after a sunny weekend. In addition, LH&V provides guests who arrive on the island by plane with transportation to the hotel, as well as return to Mali Lošinj Airport.”By introducing new flights, we continue the mission of planned development of Lošinj as an elite tourist destination, and by realizing a better connection between the island of Lošinj and the mainland, we make all its beauties more accessible to our guests. The islands, with their unique beauty and perfectly preserved nature, are at the same time a travel challenge, but with the introduction of new flights, we have reduced the trip to Lošinj to the shortest possible time.. ”, Said the member of the Management Board of the Jadranka Group Goran Filipović and adds that better traffic connection and easier communication of the island with the mainland is one of the strategic goals of the Lošinj Jadranka Group, which has been working for 70 years to position Lošinj and the entire Cres archipelago on the tourist map of this part of the Mediterranean.”The planned reconstruction and expansion of the Mali Lošinj Airport will also contribute to the achievement of these goals, which in the future will enable easier access to the destination for all visitors, because then aircraft with a capacity of up to 180 passengers will be able to land on Lošinj.”Concludes Filipović.Find out all the details about the flight schedule, accommodation offer and reservations on the website losinj-hotels.com i silverairtravels.com.
Congolese side TP Mazembe have retained the CAF Confederation Cup title after they held off Super Sport United of South Africa in front of their home fans to win the final tie 2-1 on aggregate.Leading 2-1 from their home leg, The team from DR Congo produced a tactical masterclass against their South African opponents in the second leg in a game that ended goalless with both sides finishing the contest with 10 men.TP Mazembe could have easily sealed the tie in their favour in the first half hour but Rainford Kalaba and Daniel Adjei wasted glorious opportunities to grab an away goal. However those little setbacks didn’t prevent the defending champions from keeping their hosts at bay for the rest of the game as Super Sport United were restricted to just one good chance in the second half.The hosts briefly had a numerical advantage when TP Mazembe star Kasongo Chongo was sent off with ten minutes remaining before their star forward Thuso Phala also got his marching orders for a dangerous tackle to all but end the game as a contest in TP Mazembe’s favour.The Congolese side won the trophy for the first time last year and they have now secured a 2nd title after successfully retaining it.RelatedCAF Confederations Cup: Club Africain, TP Mazembe Qualify For SemisSeptember 25, 2017In “Africa”CAF Confederation Cup Final: TP Mazembe Earn Slender AdvantageNovember 20, 2017In “Africa”2017 CAF Confederations Cup: Super Sport United Through To SemisSeptember 24, 2017In “Africa”