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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 […]

Sulley Muntari reacts to supporters during Pescaras 1 -0 defeat at Cagliari
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Sulley Muntari: Pescara midfielder booked after reporting ‘racial abuse’

Pescara’s Sulley Muntari walked off the pitch in protest when a referee booked him after he claimed he was being racially abused during a league match. The 32-year-old former Ghana midfielder asked Daniele Minelli to stop Sunday’s Serie A game at Cagliari. But he was instead booked for dissent in […]

Abedi Pele
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Appiah needs every support to succeed — Abedi Pele

Former Black stars skipper, Abedi “Pele” Ayew Former Black stars skipper, Abedi “Pele” Ayew, says Black stars coach, James Kwasi Appiah needs the support of everyone to succeed at the job on his second coming. While Abedi Pele, has no doubt that Appiah will succeed on his comeback because of […]

Kwesi Appiah returns as Ghana coach on a two-year contract
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I’ll make Stars great again — Appiah

Coach Kwasi Appiah (left) and Tony Baffoe in a hearty mood at the El-Wak Stadium last Saturday Incoming Black Stars coach, Kwasi Appiah, says he is going to roll up his sleeves, get his hands dirty and help make the senior national team great again. Appiah arrived in the country […]

Kwesi Appiah returns as Ghana coach on a two-year contract
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Ghana re-appoint Kwesi Appiah as coach

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has re-appointed Kwesi Appiah as the coach of the Black Stars. Appiah, who will also take charge of the national team for locally-based players, has been offered a two-year contract to start work 1 May. He replaces Avram Grant who stepped down as coach after […]

Bolivia have won just 3 of their last 14 World cup qualifies
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World Cup qualifying: Argentina lose 2-0 to Bolivia hours after Lionel Messi is banned

Argentina lost 2-0 to Bolivia in World Cup qualifying, five and a half hours after captain Lionel Messi was given a four-match ban for abusing an official. Messi was punished for using “insulting words” towards an assistant referee during Thursday’s 1-0 win over Chile. Juan Carlos Arce and Marcelo Martins […]

Banned for Life: Referee Joseph Lamptey
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Referee Lamptey banned for life

The Disciplinary Committee of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has decided to ban the Ghanaian match official Joseph Odartei Lamptey from any kind of football-related activity at both national and international. According to FIFA, Odartey Lamptey is banned from administrative, sports or any other activities related to football. […]