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Neymar
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Neymar to serve two-year prison sentence

Spanish prosecutors have called for Barcelona forward Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from his Brazilian club Santos in 2013. Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and a fine […]

Black Queens
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Nigeria held to draw by Ghana at women’s Nations Cup

Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw as Ghana fought back from a goal down in their women’s Africa Cup of Nations match on Wednesday. The Super Falcons took the lead when Asisat Oshoala challenged for a header and the ball bounced in off Ghana’s Portia Boakye. But three minutes […]

Bruce Arena
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United States: Bruce Arena named coach to succeed Jurgen Klinsmann

  Bruce Arena has been appointed United States head coach for a second time, succeeding Jurgen Klinsmann, who was sacked on Monday. The American, 65, who is leaving LA Galaxy to take up the post, led his country to the 2002 World Cup quarter-finals in his first spell in charge. […]

Kotoko defeat All Stars 2-0 to set-up clash with Hearts
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Kotoko defeat All Stars 2-0 to set-up clash with Hearts

Kumasi Asante Kotoko booked a date with bitter rivals Accra Hearts of Oak in the semi-finals of the GHALCA G6 competition after defeating Wa All Stars 2-0 on Monday Night. The Porcupine Warriors scored both goals in the second half of a game they dominated. Emmanuel Gyamfi fired in the […]

Jurgen Klinsmann
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Jurgen Klinsmann sacked as United States coach

Former Germany player and boss Jurgen Klinsmann has been sacked as coach of the United States. The 52-year-old, who won the World Cup as a player with Germany in 1990, took over as US boss in 2011. “We remain confident we have quality players to help us advance to Russia […]

Avram Grant
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I won’t quit — Avram Grant

Head Coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant, has lashed out at critics, calling for his resignation after failing to beat Egypt in the 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Alexandria, Egypt. The Black Stars are without a win in 2018 World Cup qualification, after drawing 0-0 at home in […]

Egypt dents Ghana’s hopes of 4th World Cup appearance
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Egypt dents Ghana’s hopes of 4th World Cup appearance

The Black Stars hopes of making a fourth successive appearance at the FIFA World Cup were all but dashed tonight at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria after they lost 2-0 to the Pharaoh’s of Egypt. The Pharaoh’s proved tactically superior to the Black Stars who dominated possession but […]

Andre Ayew
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Andre Ayew on shortlist for BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016

Ghana international Andre Ayew has been named on a five-man shortlist for the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. Also on the list are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Riyad Mahrez (Algeria), Sadio Mane (Senegal) and 2015 winner, Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast). Ayew, who won the award back in 2011, […]

Avram Grant assures Ghanaians of good result in Egypt
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Avram Grant assures Ghanaians of good result in Egypt

Ghana  coach Avram Grant has assured Ghanaians of a good performance from the team in Sunday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt on Sunday. Grant is currently in Dubai with the team preparing the game which is a must win to keep our hopes of reaching a 4th World Cup […]