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May 8, 2017 7:11 AM Nyantakyi Set To Be Named CAF 1st Vice President today

Ghana Football Association (GFA) chief Kwesi Nyantakyi will be named as the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) on Monday when the body’s Executive Committee meets. The meeting, to be held in the Bahrain capital of Manama, will be the first CAF Executive Committee meeting under the leadership of new CAF president Ahmad Ahmad 10

May 5, 2017 10:54 AM On and off the pitch, Celta Vigo was a memorable trip for Man United fans

VIGO, Spain -- Not since Bilbao five years ago had a city put out the bunting for a visit from Manchester United. They lost back then, as they usually do in a country where they'd only ever earned two wins ahead of Thursday's Europa League semifinal first leg. Statues around the world's biggest fishing port were adorned with giant Celta shirts or scarves 10

April 24, 2017 7:28 AM Lionel Messi scores 500th Barcelona goal as Real Madrid beaten in epic Clasico

LIONEL MESSI was knocked to the canvas last night, but jumped up to deliver a knockout blow to Real Madrid. Messi was Barcelona's hero yet again, as his deadly double secured a 3-2 win for Barcelona at the home of their bitter rivals. His evening got off to a miserable start after a challenge from left-back Marcelo left the Argentine sprawled out on the Bernabeu 9

April 23, 2017 6:05 PM Liverpool sick of the sight of Palace & Benteke as Kop flop leaves top-four hopes in disarray

According to Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool had done the “right things in the right moments” at Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion but in Sunday’s hosting of Crystal Palace, the manager was left to stomach the opposite. “You must be sick of us!” came the victorious cry from the away end, who celebrated a third consecutive Premier League win at Anfield - the first 77

April 21, 2017 2:04 PM Real Madrid wary of Atletico ending Champions League dream

History-chasing title holders face neighbours as Juve get ‘feisty’ Monaco Nyon: Holders Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals as the rivals do battle once more and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday. The all-Madrid showdown is a rerun of the 2014 and 2016 finals in Europe’s top club competition 22

April 8, 2017 7:28 AM Vigilante groups are outlawed in Ghana – Kan Dapaah

Mr Albert Kan Dapaah, Minister for National Security on Thursday cautioned vigilante groups in Ghana that they had no legal recognition, which make them illegal, and without mandate to operate in the country. “Let’s get all such action groups to recognise that they are not to operate in the country and if they do, it will be taken as a law and order 18

April 4, 2017 11:50 PM Patriot power: How France's alt-right seeks to sway election

France, despite its reputation as a beacon of progressive liberalism, has been at the forefront of a burgeoning pan-European far-right movement. Marine Le Pen, an anti-immigration Eurosceptic who may well top the first round of France's presidential election on 23 April, is riding a populist insurgency that has been growing over the past 15 years 44

April 3, 2017 9:07 PM Latin America’s shift to the right hits a roadblock called Ecuador

Latin America’s sway to the right seems to have stalled in this small South American country, with President Rafael Correa’s handpicked successor for the top job narrowly edging out his conservative rival. Although the National Electoral Council, or CNE, stopped short of declaring Lenín Moreno the outright winner of Sunday’s race, the 64-year-old politician 12

April 3, 2017 4:56 PM Hello Lenin: recount demanded after leftist wins presidency in Ecuador

Socialist candidate Lenin Moreno on Monday celebrated victory in Ecuador’s presidential election, bucking a shift to the right in South America, but his conservative challenger demanded a recount as supporters took to the streets in protest. Mr Moreno’s triumph was a relief for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, after former banker Guillermo Lasso had vowed 29

March 29, 2017 9:12 AM Akufo-Addo has Ghana’s interest at heart

Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, says although he is aware of the arduous challenges faced by the New Patriotic Party government in getting the country back on track, he believes the country will come out successfully because President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has the interest of Ghana at heart. “I think this is a very important moment for the country 22