Time has come for me to go: Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City after historic treble

first_img Next Time has come for me to go: Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City after historic trebleManchester City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to complete the unprecedented treble, after which Vincent Kompany said they were the best team in the world.advertisement Reuters LondonMay 19, 2019UPDATED: May 19, 2019 14:46 IST Vincent Kompany lifted the FA Cup trophy on Saturday after Manchester City beat Watford 3-0 (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVincent Kompany made 265 appearances for Manchester City since 2008Kompany scored 18 goals during his 11-year stint at CityCity won its 6th FA Cup on Saturday to complete the English treble of league championship and both domestic cupsBelgian defender Vincent Kompany said on Sunday he would be leaving Manchester City after helping the Premier League club to a become the first team to win the English treble of league championship and both domestic cups.”We’ve just seen the close of an incredible season. My 11th as a Blue. And I cannot believe I’m writing this but … also my last as a Blue,” the City captain wrote in an open letter to fans on his Facebook page.”Man City has given me everything. I’ve tried to give back as much as I possibly could. How often does someone get the chance to end such an important chapter, representing a club with such great history and tradition, in such a great fashion?””The time has come for me to go now.”The 33-year-old central defender said he would be posting a second part of the letter “shortly” with details of his future plans.City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to complete the unprecedented treble, after which Kompany said they were the best team in the world.Kompany scored with a thunderous long-range strike to decide their penultimate league match of the season against Leicester City, a key moment in their retaining the Premier League title.”It’s cliché to say it but it’s also so true: without my teammates I would have never been here today,” he added.”We fought many battles together. Side by side. In good times and in bad. So to all of you, from the 2008-2009 squad to today’s domestic Treble winners: I owe you guys!advertisement”A special word also to (manager) Pep (Guardiola) and the backroom staff: you’ve been superb. You’ve followed me through so much hardship. You made me come back stronger every time. Thank you so much.”Also Read | Manchester City crush Watford 6-0 to win FA Cup and complete trebleFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Vincent KompanyFollow Manchester Citylast_img read more

NAT Adds First of Two Suezmaxes

first_imgzoom Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) has taken delivery of the first of two 2010-built Suezmaxes bought from an unnamed party back in July for USD 122 million. The first tanker has been renamed Nordic Light. The delivery of its sister ship is expected to take place during October.Following the delivery of the second tanker, NAT will have a fleet of 26 Suezmax vessels including two newbuildings to be delivered in August 2016 and in early 2017.”By adding two more ships, we increase the dividend capacity and earnings potential. We believe that our strong balance sheet, the dividend policy, well defined and transparent operating model provide NAT with a solid competitive position,” NAT said in a purchase announcement back in July.last_img