ECOWAS is dealing with its political challenges but remains the powerhouse of sports in Africa, especially football

George Weah, the only African winner of the prestigious Ballon d’ Or recently concluded his mandate as Liberia’s President.

He presided over a peaceful political transition after graciously conceding victory to his opponent, something rare in today’s World dealing with threats to liberal democracy.

Africa Nations Football Cup – AFCON Competion ended today, with Team ECOWAS producing the 2 finalists – Nigeria & host Cote d’Ivoire. Africa’s coveted football trophy remains in ECOWAS region, which produced the defending champions Senegal. Bravo TEAM ECOWAS! Bravo new African Champions Cote d’Ivoire. Let politicians emulate ECOWAS sportspeople

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