Official results are expected to be released today. President Trump is congratulating new Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy.The White House says Trump talked with Zelenskiy last night, calling his win an “important moment” in Ukraine’s history.Both men have pledged to keep Ukraine on a pro-Western course.Zelenskiy has also promised to fight corruption, and his message has resonated in Ukraine, which is one of the poorest counties in Europe. A popular comedian who plays a fictitious president in a TV series is the new President of…no not the United States, it’s not Alec Baldwin.He is the new president of the Ukraine.According to exit polls from the runoff election, Volodymyr Zelenskiy won in a landslide over his opponent Petro Poroshenko 73-percent to 25-percent. Volodymyr Zelensky played Ukraine’s president on TV. Now it’s a reality.https://t.co/cLmte8sa5c pic.twitter.com/UqqMYKJB6O— CNN (@CNN) April 21, 2019
President of the Ghana National Supporters Union (GHANSU), Abraham Boakye, alias “One -Man Supporter”, believes government will save the current economic situation by transporting over 2,000 Ghanaians to Brazil by ship, to save the economy.According to the experienced traveler, sea transport will be the safest and most reliable means of transporting soccer fans to support the Black Stars in Brazil in June“It is the only plausible solution now, with government warning of lack of funds to transports fans to Brazil”, he mentioned to JOY Sports.Boakye has confirmed there are advance negotiations with a German Cruise Liner Agency to acquire a vessel with a built-in hotel that would accommodate the fans as well as transport them to the Stars’ match venues in Brazil at a cheaper rate compared to flight.“The Stars will play the USA in Natat, which is along the Brazilian coast just as the city of Fortaleza where the Ghanaians face Germany in their second group game.From his simple mathematical cost analysis, sea transport will see government conveying more for fans at a cheaper cost”, he reiterated. He is therefore, appealing to government to transport all Ghanaian football fanatics and his supporters group by this means.
Australian veteran Billy Dib has agreed to fight Amir Khan on short notice in Saudi Arabia on July 12.Dib, who retired last August before making a winning return to the ring in April, will replace 32-year-old Khan’s original opponent, Neeraj Goyat, after the Indian fighter was injured in a car crash. The 33-year-old Aussie took to Twitter shortly after the fight was announced, declaring the chance to face Khan his ‘real-life Rocky moment’.“In life you get a limited number of opportunities to do something monumental, and like the greatest in any industry will tell you, when an opportunity comes knocking you answer,” Dib tweeted on Thursday morning (AEST).MORE: Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a year“This is my real-life Rocky moment.”In life you get a limited number of opportunities to do something monumental, and like the greatest in any industry will tell you, when an opportunity comes knocking you answer.This is my real life Rocky Moment. #Daretobegreat pic.twitter.com/R66mwAQFP1— Billy The Kid (@BillyDib) June 26, 2019 Former world champion Dib boasts a professional record of 45-5-0 since making his debut in 2004.He retired from boxing after losing a unanimous decision to American Tevin Farmer last August but returned in April, scoring a knockout victory over Thailand’s Surachet Tongmala.Khan (33-5-0) is coming off a controversial TKO loss to American superstar and WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford in April.