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Nemanja Matic
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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
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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 […]

Kumasi Asante Kotoko bus
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Kotoko bus crashes; one feared dead, coach, players injured

Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s team bus has been involved in what appears to be a fatal accident on a return journey to Kumasi after game week 22 fixture against Inter Allies. The bus had about 35 occupants made up of players and team officials. Details of how the Wednesday night accident […]

Ghana suffered another friendly defeat to USA
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Five things we learned from Ghana’s 2-1 defeat to USA

Ghana suffered another friendly defeat on Saturday whey they were beaten 2-1 by the USA in East Hartford, Connecticut. Dominic Dwyer and Kellyn Acosta scored both goals for the Yankees with Asamoah Gyan getting the consolation for the Black Stars. Here the five things we learned from the game. 1. […]

Kwadwo Asamoah
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Ghana bosses plot Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah return

The Ghana Football Association are hoping they can lure Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah back to the Black Stars after his three-year absence from the team. GFA vice-president George Afriyie says the body will use the upcoming holidays to impress upon the player the need to return, and follow that up […]

Black Starlets in action
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Black Starlets set to make history in Africa

Ghana is on the verge of making history as the first Nation to win the Africa U17 title on three occasions. The Black Starlets are just a game away to secure the most trophies at that level on the continent. Ghana defeated Niger 6-5 on penalties to progress to the […]

The Starlets could qualify for the world cup on Wednesday
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Ghana wallop Cameroon 4-0 in Afcon U-17 opener

Ghana’s Under-17 men’s soccer team, the Black Starlets, opened the 2017 African U-17 Cup of Nations on Sunday, May 14 with a 4-0 win over Cameroon. The match was the second of the tournament, which is being held in Gabon. The Starlets were a mouthful for their opponents as captain […]

Juventus players celebrate their win
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Juventus defeat Monaco to reach UEFA Champions League final

Juventus reached their second Champions League final in three seasons with a comfortable aggregate victory over Monaco. Already leading 2-0 from the first leg, the Italian side extended their advantage when Mario Mandzukic stabbed in after his initial header was saved. Dani Alves doubled their lead on the night with […]

World Cup
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FIFA ratifies nine African World Cup places

The FIFA Council has ratified that Africa will get nine automatic places when the World Cup expands to 48 teams in 2026 at its meeting on Wednesday in Bahrain. The continent currently has five spots at the tournament. A tenth African country will take part in a six-nation play-off tournament […]

Sulley Ali Muntari
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Black players urged to boycott matches for Muntari

Britain’s anti-discrimination organization Kick It Out is calling for a strike by all black players in Italy in protest against Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban following Sunday’s racist incident in Cagliari. The Pescara midfielder is set to sit out Saturday’s clash with Napoli after picking up two yellow cards – one […]