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Information Minister and Sports Minister contradicts each other
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GFA not dissolved yet; Information minister contradicts Sports minister

The Government of Ghana announced its intentions to dissolve the Ghana Football Association on Thursday following the airing of ‘Number 12′, the latest work by journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. The decision immediately opens the football fraternity to unchartered waters in these parts. Several media houses announced an outright dissolution, while […]

Kwesi Nyantakyi
Soccer

FIFA to ban Ghana if government dissolves GFA

Since #Number12, an investigative piece on corruption in Ghana football by Anas Aremeyaw Anas was premiered on June 6 in Accra, many football fans have called for the dissolution of the Ghana Football Association to deal with the rot and government seem to have yielded to the call. FIFA rules […]

Salah scored 44 goals for Liverpool last season
Soccer

Mohamed Salah ‘confident’ of playing in the World Cup

Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah says he is “confident” of playing in the World Cup after suffering a shoulder injury in the Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid. Salah, 25, left the pitch in Kiev in tears after a first-half challenge with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos. “Your […]

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
Soccer

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. […]