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The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah

Local Sports

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Kwame Asiamah says he is yet to discover the existence of a "mafia" at the ministry after over a year in office.

According to Mr Asiamah who took his turn at the Meet The Press series today (March 13, 2018) in Accra, he has only met staff willing to advance the cause of sports development at the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS).

He said he has received maximum support from all his staff and their conduct has left him very proud.

The Goal scorer of the friendly match between Hearts of Oak and Elmina Sharks, Benjamin Tweneboah says he is happy to score against Hearts in the friendly. He stated that they [Elmina Sharks] were determined to win the game at all cost against the Phobians.

“I’m happy, very happy now but I will give thanks to Almighty God”, he said.

Accra Hearts of Oak lost a friendly game against Elmina Sharks in their new home ground the Cape Coast stadium. The game was a ding dong affair for both teams. Benjamin Arthur and Ebo Mends of Sharks were shown a yellow card in the 16th and 38th minutes.

Sharks created a lot of chances compared to Hearts but unsuccessful in converting to goals leading to a goalless first-half.

Liverpool will meet Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals

Foreign Sports

Liverpool will face Premier League rivals Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals.

The teams have already met twice in the Premier League this season, City winning 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium in September, but their unbeaten run was ended at Anfield in January as the Reds registered a 4-3 victory.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said he would prefer to avoid a Europa League quarter-final against Atletico Madrid after beating AC Milan in the last 16.

England striker Danny Welbeck scored twice – either side of a long-range strike from Granit Xhaka – as the Gunners won the second leg 3-1.

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta will decide next month whether to accept an offer from a Chinese club. Iniesta, 33, a product of Barca's academy, said his future may lie elsewhere after their Champions League last-16 win over Chelsea on Wednesday.

The playmaker was influential in his side's 3-0 home victory before being substituted to a standing ovation.

"I will make a decision to stay at Barcelona or go to China before April 30," he said.