Archive | March 17, 2017

Europa League quarter-final draw….

          🏆 Europa League Quarter-final draw! 
#️⃣ #UELdraw 
🕓 13:00CET
📍 Nyon, Switzerland 

Anderlecht vs Manchester United

Celta Vigo vs Genk

Ajax vs Schalke

Lyon vs Besiktas

Matches to be played on 13 & 20 April

Madagascar FA chief Ahmad is new CAF president….

New Caf president Ahmad is held aloft

Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign. Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. The result means a change in leadership for the first time since Cameroonian Hayatou took charge in 1988. Ahmad, who appeared very emotional, becomes only the seventh CAF president in the body’s 60-year history. The 57-year-old said afterwards: “I can’t talk at this time. Only one thing – I thank God, I thank my team. “We worked hard but we won. That was the first step. The second step is to develop African football. “Some days I thought I would win – today I didn’t (think I would win).” The result was greeted by cheers at the CAF congress as Ahmad was carried on the shoulders of jubilant supporters to the podium after the result was announced.

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