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Rev. Osei Kofi
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GFA bribes Sports Ministers – Rev. Osei Kofi

Former Black Stars player Reverend Osei Kofi has incontrovertibly slapped a damning and image-tarnishing allegation on the Ghana Football Association and previous Sports Ministers insisting the FA have been bribing them (Sports Ministers) to tow their line. According to him, he has evidence to show that the FA always bribes […]

Daniel Amartey snatches a point for Leicester City
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Daniel Amartey snatches a point for Leicester City

Champions Leicester City recovered from Jamie Vardy’s red card and a two-goal deficit to claim an incredible draw at Stoke City. Vardy was contentiously dismissed by referee Craig Pawson for a two-footed tackle on Mame Diouf. Stoke took advantage to score twice before half-time, with Bojan Krkic converting a penalty […]

Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is now one behind Barcelona’s Messi, who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann finished third in the vote. Ronaldo […]

Aduana Stars
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Aduana Stars beat Hearts of Oak on penalties to win 2016 G6 Tournament

Aduana Stars clinched the 2016 G6 title after beating giants Hearts of Oak 4-3 on penalties at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday night. Former Ghana U17 goalkeeper Joseph Addo emerged hero of the night as he saved two penalties to steer Yussif Abubakar’s side to victory. Patrick Razak’s first-half […]

Top Brazilian Football Team in a Plane Crash
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Top Brazilian Football Team in a Plane Crash

  A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Reports say there are 76 dead and 5 survivors. The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport […]

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 […]