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Kotoko To Announce New Board After Lockdown

Kumasi Asante Kotoko has said it will announce members of its Board of Directors after the two-week lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Kotoko was due to submit the list of its newly constituted board members to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) on April 3, 2020, but failed …

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I didn’t want to leave Hearts of Oak – Stephen Appiah

Former Accra Hearts of Oak player, Stephen Leroy Appiah has revealed that leaving Hearts of Oak to Italy was one of the biggest and toughest decisions of his career to date. Appiah who enjoyed an illustrious career with the Rainbow club received an offer for trials in Italy after being …

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Ronaldinho released from Paraguay prison

Ronaldinho has been released from prison in Paraguay and placed under house arrest following his fake passport scandal. The Brazil legend, 40, was thrown behind bars for allegedly trying to enter the South American nation with forged documentation. But he has now been allowed to leave prison on the condition …

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Hearts of Oak set to re-sign Nuru Sulley

Ghana Premier League giants Hearts of Oak are closing in on re-signing Nuru Sulley in the on-going transfer window, according to reports in the local media. Sulley is expected to pen a deal with the Phobians after successful negotiations in the coming days ahead of the second round of the …

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Why Lionel Messi Often Ignores Ball In First Minute Of Game

Have you noticed that Lionel Messi doesn’t exactly get involved during the opening minutes of a game? Messi often reserves the first minutes of each match. According to Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde  said there’s a method behind his genius. In a great feature on how Barcelona are preparing for the …

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‘It will take a team to win the war’ – Oko-Boye speaks

Hours after being named the Deputy Minister-designate for Health, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye, has stated that his appointment is just to help those working tirelessly to win the fight against the novel Coronavirus. “It will take a team to win the war, not an individual,” he explained what his appointment meant …

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Russia and Qatar paid bribes to host FIFA World Cup – Report

A new court indictment has alleged FIFA executives were paid bribes in exchange for voting for Russia and Qatar to host World Cups in 2018 and 2022 respectively. The wide-ranging indictment, filed at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, makes numerous accusations of corruption …

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Pep Guardiola Loses Mother To Coronavirus

English side Manchester City have confirmed that Pep Guardiola’s mother has died from coronavirus. Dolor Salla Carrior was 82 years old. A statement on the club’s official Twitter handle said: “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona …

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West Brom to swoop for Andre Ayew

English Champions leaders West Brom have made Ghanaian skipper Andre Ayew their number one transfer target ahead of the coming season. Manager Slaven Bilic is keen to add more fire power upfront with EPL football almost secured and has penciled the Swansea talisman as a player who can help his …

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COVID 19: GARFA Postponed Congress Indefinitely

The Greater Accra Regional Football Association (GARFA) has postponed their Congress. With reference to our earlier notice to all affiliated clubs of the Greater Accra Regional Football Association (GARFA) about the 2019/20 Congress which was slated to be held on Tuesday 7th April 2020. The Executive Council of the GARFA …

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Manhyia petitions GFA for two weeks on Kotoko board formation

The Manhyia Palace have asked the Ghana Football Association to grant them two weeks to confirm the formation of Asante Kotoko’s board, according to reports in Kumasi. According to the Kumasi based Radio Oyerepa FM, Kotoko’s highest governing body are yet to furnish the FA with the club’s board, which …

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Coronavirus lessons: This virus does not respect borders

Dear fellow South Africans, One thing we have learnt about the coronavirus over the last three months is that it does not respect borders. It has spread across Asia, Europe, North, Central and South America and Africa. Distinctions of wealth, poverty, nationality, race and class have been rendered meaningless as …

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Champions League and Europa League May Be Abandoned – UEFA Chief

UEFA boss Aleksandar Ceferin has admitted the Champions League and Europa League may be abandoned this season as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The two competitions are currently suspended until further notice, along with the rest of football across the globe. Officials are waiting to see whether there is a slowing down of the Covid-19 outbreak …

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‘I don’t qualify to be a Kotoko board member’- Nana Coker

General Manager of Asante Kotoko, Nana Gyambibi Coker has ruled himself out of a possible place on the club’s yet to be named board claiming that he doesn’t merit a place on the revered board. The outspoken football administrator has shrugged off reports in the local media suggesting that his …

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Andre Ayew named in Swansea City’s top 3 standout players for the season

Ghanaian international Andree Dede Ayew has been named as one of Swansea City’s standout players in the suspended 2019/2020 English Championship season. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic which has virtually brought the world onto its knees, sporting activities worldwide have been affected. With 80% of the English Championship games already played, Swansea …

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Covid-19: GHS removes pregnant nurses, nursing mothers from post

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has directed staff who are pregnant or nursing babies not to report for work as the nation battles to get a hold on coronavirus. Additionally, National Service Personnel and drivers without assigned official vehicles are to be excused from duty. “National Service Personnel, interns, pregnant …

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Partial Lockdown; Protection Or Hex?

According to the directives by  the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu Addo,   on 27th March, 2020 to lockdown some parts of the country where there have been hotspots of the coronavirus, there have been an imposed curfew on citizens in Greater Accra, Tema and Greater …

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Black Stars coach CK Akonnor to receive $25,000 as monthly salary

Black Stars head coach Charles Akonnor is set to receive $25,000 as monthly salary and is expected to sign a two-year contract with the Ghana Football Association, Footballghana.com. can confirm. The 46-year-old was appointed as coach of the senior national team in January, replacing his former boss Kwesi Appiah following the dissolution …

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I’m always in pain about my career – Dong-Bortey

Former Ghana international Bernard Dong-Bortey has revealed he holds regrets about his failure to realise his full potential. Once Ghana’s brightest young talent, the attacker first rose to prominence at the 1999 Fifa U17 World Cup, where he netted three times to finish the tournament as the joint-third top scorer. …

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I want to be a coach after I retire from football- Fatau Dauda

Legon Cities captain Fatau Dauda says he will like to take up a coaching job after retiring from active football in the future. According to the veteran goalkeeper, his love for football will make it impossible for him to break away from the sports after retirement like many of his colleague goalkeepers …

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