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Kwesi Nyantakyi
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President Akufo-Addo orders for the arrest of GFA President

President Akufo-Addo has directed for the arrest of Ghana Football Association president, Kwesi Nyantakyi for alleged influence peddling. Nyantakyi is also to be probed for allegedly defrauding by false pretense, sources close to the Presidency, have told Graphic Online. The call for the arrest of Nyantekyi, the longest serving GFA […]

Pius Enam Hadzide, Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports
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Deputy Sports Minister, National Sports Authority D-G suspended

Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide has been suspended by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He was suspended alongside the Director General of the National Sports Authority, Robert Sarfo Mensah. A statement signed by Director of Communications at the Jubilee House, Eugene Arhin states that the decision […]

Black Queens suffer 7-1 humiliation against Japan
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Black Queens suffer 7-1 humiliation against Japan

Japan completed its preparation for the Women’s Asian Cup in emphatic style Sunday with a 7-1 victory over the Black Queens of Ghana in an international friendly. With an eye on her lineups for the April 6-20 tournament in Jordan, coach Asako Takakura made multiple changes throughout the match against […]

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Champions League quarter-finals draw

Manchester City will face Liverpool in an all-Premier League Champions League quarter-final. Runaway leaders City suffered their only defeat in the league this season at Liverpool on 14 January, while Pep Guardiola’s side beat the Reds 5-0 at Etihad Stadium last September. The first leg will take place at Anfield […]

Isaac Dogboe
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Ghanaian stops Cesar Juarez to win WBO super bantamweight title

Isaac Dogboe beat Cesar Juarez to win the interim WBO World super bantamweight belt by stopping the Mexican in round five on Saturday night at the Bukom Boxing Arena. It was a packed crowd at the 4000-seater edifice, as the supporters came in their numbers to Cheer Dogboe. The former […]

Mohamed Salah
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Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old […]

Real Madrid won the Champion League last season
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Champions League draw: Chelsea face Barcelona

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take on Portugal’s Porto. Holders Real Madrid will face Paris St-Germain. […]

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time – and the second year in a row. Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the most recent of his five awards in 2015. Messi’s […]

2018 FIFA World Cup
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World Cup draw: England face Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G

England have been drawn with Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G at next year’s Fifa World Cup in Russia. Gareth Southgate’s men will begin their tournament against Tunisia on Monday, 18 June (19:00 BST) in Volgograd. They will then face World Cup debutants Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on 24 […]

Accra Sports Stadium
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Ga Dangme youth fights renaming of Accra Sports Stadium

The Ga Dangme Concerned Youth Group (GDCYG) has condemned moves by some sports officials to have the Accra Sports Stadium renamed as Ohene Djan Sports Stadium. The non-political pressure group said Robert Sarfo Mensah, the Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA) revealed that “although the power to rename […]