Listen: South American Copa Libertadores Cup River Plate, Champions League, River Plate discussed on BBC World Service
"That a brief word area on do you take any heart from that? Oh, absolutely. It's music to my ears. But the advantage. The question is how do cities in the global south do this? I think the advantage of being disadvantaged is you can immediately leapfrog. So you don't have to be London Kigali can stop plastic bags and they half and Toronto split surcharge on blessing bags, and it works cities are obsessing about building. Tramps with cable, they can simply jump to electric cars or electric buses. And I know now there's a revolution electric buses are changing by the hour in terms of innovation. I remember growing up in communist Albanian. We had one fixed telephone line in the whole flat. So everybody had to go to the house to talk. But then we all aspired in democracy to get more telephones, but then the cell phone came. So we immediately leapfrogged and everybody has a cell phone. So I think we should encourage the global south to leapfrog and skip some of the stages. Eighteen minutes past seven GMT Andy ball is with us to talk sport. Start by looking at football, Andy Manchester City will go back to the top of the English Premier League today as long as they don't lose which they don't tend to do, of course in recent times lose weight. Vistas to the stadium today pep Guardiola site, then they're appoint behind the leaders Liverpool, and I've got a vastly superior goal difference. So as long as city avoid defeat. They will go top of the table today. The big game tomorrow is going to be liberal politics. Manchester United lots of bad feelings between those two sets of supporters now most sallow we're looking to add to his goal tally hatrick for Bournemouth last weekend. The winner gates Napoli midweek in the Champions League. And now he's been named as the BBC African footballer of the year two thousand eighteen the second year running that he's won that title. Now, the fever club. World Cup continues in the United Arab Emirates, it some it's quite an unusual competition. This isn't it? Explain how it works. Well, your representatives Champions League holders round Madrid. And the winners of last weekend's South American Copa Libertadores Cup River Plate straight through to the semi finals which are played with week. So only fever could have. To quarterfinals not for. So that's what we've got today. The two quarterfinals for the two winners today. We'll go to play around Madrid and River Plate the host nation from the UA outline will take on the African champions Esperance, and we can hand out from the defender ain't Ben Muhammad who's had very a very long journey to get to play for the tilles inside growing up in Ireland. I knew this was."