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CAF President Ahmad and Dr Bawumia
Soccer

Government will not interfere in football – Bawumia

Government will not interfere in the management of football in the country, Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said. Dr Bawumia gave the assurance in an interaction with the president of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, at the Flagstaff House in Accra on Friday, 22 September 2017. […]

Black Starlets
Soccer

Official: Ghana’s final squad for U-17 World Cup

Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has named a strong final 21-man squad for next month’s World Cup in India, dropping seven players who were part of the squad for the African championship. According to the squad released by the Ghana FA on Thursday morning, all the key players who […]

Sulley Muntari
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Muntari’s car seized over non-payment of rental fees

According to reports by local media in Italy, the former Inter Milan midfielder was stopped by the police at the Switzerland border. The website, Fantagazzetta reported that Sulley Muntari was travelling from Italy into Switzerland when he was approached by the police. According to the report, Sulley was confronted for […]

Floyd Mayweather extended his personal record to 50-0
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Floyd Mayweather stops Conor McGregor in 10th round in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather extended his perfect career record to 50 fights unbeaten by stopping Conor McGregor in the 10th round of one of the richest bouts in boxing history. The former five-weight world champion faced flurries of early punches from UFC’s most iconic figure, who was making his debut in professional […]

Black Stars training
Soccer

Appiah names squad for World Cup double-header against Congo

Black Stars Head coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 24-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming World Cup double legged qualifying games against Congo. The senior national team will host the Red Devils at the Baba Yara Stadium on September 1 before travelling to Brazzaville for the return encounter on September 5. […]

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah
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Burkina Faso peg Ghana back in CHAN qualifier

Ghana’s Black Stars have boosted their chances of reaching the 2018 Championships of Africa Nations after securing a 2-2 draw away in Burkina Faso. Accra Hearts of Oak star man Winful Cobbinah was the main man for Ghana, winning the penalty and setting up a second goal in a performance […]

Ghana Black Stars
Soccer

Black Stars stay put at 50th in August FIFA ranking

The senior national team (Black Stars) remained rooted to 50th place in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday for the month of August. The Stars also kept their place at the ninth best team on the African continent. Egypt is Africa’s highest ranked team in the world despite slipping […]

Sulley Muntari
Soccer

Sulley Muntari slaps referee, friendly ends abruptly

Controversial Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari physically attacked an unsuspecting referee with a hefty slap during a local friendly, leading to the abrupt end of the match in Accra. According to a report on Peace FM on Monday, a friendly match between two sides involving two of Ghana’s respected footballers Muntari […]

Nemanja Matic
Soccer

Man Utd close to signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic for £40m.

Manchester United are close to signing Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic from Chelsea for £40m. Matic, 28, would be United’s third summer buy, following £31m defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica and £75m striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton. Speaking after Sunday’s 3-0 pre-season win over Valerenga, United manager Jose Mourinho said: “We […]

GNPC pays $3million annually to the Black Stars
Soccer

Parliament orders GNPC to stop sponsoring the Black Stars

Parliament has ordered the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to stop spending resources on non-core activities, including sponsoring the Ghana Black Stars. GNPC pays $3 million annually to the national team as part of its sponsorship package, however, Parliament on Thursday approved a report by Public Interest and Accountability Committee […]