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‘Nothing is impossible’, says Neymar after PSG lose to Real

Paris Saint-Germain face a huge task to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after Cristiano Ronaldo defied predictions his powers are waning with two goals as Real Madrid won 3-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president

George Weah emerged from Liberia’s slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s and has spent the last 13 years building political credibility to match his status as a sporting icon.

President Buhari, other African leaders to grace George Weah’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday.

Liberia party drops Ellen Sirleaf after George Weah poll win

Liberia's ruling party said on Sunday it had expelled outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for not backing her vice-president, Joseph Boakai, in a presidential election run-off lost to former footballer George Weah.

George Weah’s life a real film, unbelievable – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has compared the life of George Weah to a film script following his former player’s election as president of Liberia.

Liberia ‘open for business’ – George Weah

Liberian President-elect George Weah on Saturday declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week.

Ex-Eagles goalie Idah Peterside congratulates Liberia’s George Weah

Ex-Super Eagles keeper Idah Peterside on Sunday congratulated George Weah, former international star, as President-elect of Liberia.

Liberia’s George Weah calls for foreign investments, vows to tackle corruption

Liberian President-elect George Weah on Saturday declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week.

I hope to be the next George Weah – Stephen Odey

Switzerland-based Stephen Odey on Friday said George Weah’s feat of becoming the President of Liberia is a good source of motivation for many other footballers.

Celebrations as George Weah set to be Liberia’s leader

Celebrations have begun in Liberia as former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah is set to be declared the winner of the West African nation's presidential election.

George Weah: ex-football star who could be Liberia’s next leader

George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has leveraged his status as a revered figure among the country's young and poor in his second run for the presidency.

Fabio Cannavaro returns to Chinese champions Guangzhou

Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro was named manager of Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande on Thursday, returning to the club that cut him loose in 2015.

George Weah was my idol – Ronaldo

Former Brazil international Ronaldo says he used to look up to Liberian legend George Weah, who is one of Africa's greatest footballers of all-time.

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Abdu Maikaba: Akwa United will advance despite home defeat to Banjul Hawks

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