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A Ghana gov't delegation met with FIFA today
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FIFA Threat: Government backs down on GFA dissolution

The Government of Ghana has backed down on steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association following a meeting between government officials and FIFA executives in Zurich, Switzerland. A release issued after the hurriedly arranged meeting following a threat by the football governing body to ban Ghana, stated that “the GoG […]

Luka Modric of Croatia
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Luka Modric of Croatia wins 2018 Golden ball award

Despite seeing his team bested in the World Cup final in a 4-2 loss to France, Croatia’s Luka Modric was awarded the Golden Ball trophy for best player at the tournament. Modric was the key cog in a Croatian midfield what was arguably the best we saw in Russia. In […]

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Court places an injunction on activities of GFA

The Accra High Court has put an injunction on the activities of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and has also appointed the Registrar of Companies to protect the assets of the association. The ruling by the court, presided over Mr Justice Samuel Asiedu, followed an application filed by the Attorney-General […]

Russia stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals
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Russia stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals

Hosts Russia pulled off the biggest shock of the 2018 World Cup so far as they beat 2010 winners Spain in the first penalty shootout of the tournament to reach the quarter-finals for the first time in 48 years. After extra-time ended with the score locked at 1-1, goalkeeper Igor […]

Hirving Lozano celebrates after scoring the only goal
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Mexico stun champion Germany in world cup

Defending champions Germany made a disastrous start to their bid to win back-to-back World Cups with a shock defeat by Mexico. Hirving Lozano’s first-half goal was the difference between the two sides in an enthralling encounter in Moscow, but the surprising result was not the only concern for Germany coach […]

GFA activities suspended for 10 days
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Court suspends activities of GFA for 10 days

A High Court has placed an interim injunction on the activities of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for 10 days. The order of the court, therefore bars the GFA and its officials from carrying out all official duties at least for ten days. The injunction comes after the government filed […]

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GFA suspends corrupt officials in the Anas Video

All officials who allegedly took bribe from undercover journalist captured in an investigative documentary titled the Number 12 have been asked to “step aside” by the Ghana Football Association. The decision was taken at the Executive Committee meeting of the GFA on Friday June 8, 2018, a statement published on […]

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
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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
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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 […]