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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
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Edwin Gyasi pictured playing for former club Roda JC before his switch to Aalesunds FK in Norway
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Swansea and West Brom leading seven clubs in chase for Ghana international Edwin Gyasi

Premier League and Championship clubs are ready to battle it out for the 26-year-old winger, who plays in Aalesunds FK in Norway GHANA winger Edwin Gyasi has SEVEN clubs in England chasing him after his scoring on his international debut. Swansea and West Brom are leading the chase for the 26-year-old winger, who […]