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Junior Agogo: Former Ghana striker dies aged 40

Former Black Stars striker, Manuel Junior Agogo, has passed away at the age of 40, after battling stroke for over five years. The former Nottingham Forest attacker was pronounced dead in London, in the early hours of Thursday, August 22. The former Zamalek player suffered stroke in 2015 having retired …

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Three stadia to receive major face-lift 

The Cape Coast, Kumasi and Essipong Sports Stadia are to receive major face-lifts with well-structured maintenance modules to conform to international standards. This was made known in Cape Coast, when Mr, Isaac Kwame Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports led a Chinese delegation to assess the nature of work at …

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Black Queens gear up for Tokyo 2020  

The Black Queens, Ghana’s senior female football team, have begun preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The team engaged Fire Ladies in a friendly match at the Ghanaman Soccer of Excellence in Prampram on Thursday, August 15. The Black Queens came from behind to beat Fire Ladies 2-1 in …

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StarTimes secures rights to broadcast Euro 2020 and 2022 World Cup matches

StarTimes has announced its acquisition of rights to broadcast UEFA National Team Football and the FIFA World Cup in 2022. The company will transmit the Euro 2020, European Qualifiers, UEFA Nations League, European Qualifiers, European Qualifiers and the FIFA World Cup 2020 in all countries across sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South …

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Algeria’s coach FIFA’s award nomination

After guiding Algeria to the Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) 2019 glory in Egypt, Djamel Belmadi, the head coach, has been nominated for the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Best Football men’s coach award. The Best FIFA Football Awards is an association football award presented annually by the sport’s …

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Last batch of Ghanaian supporters to return this weekend – PRO

Mr. Elvis Adjei Baah, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), has said the remaining football fans who traveled to Egypt, to support the Black Stars at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), will return to Ghana this weekend. The Ministry of Youth …

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Ghana spends over $4.5m on Black Stars at 2019 AFCON

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Isaac Asiamah has revealed that, $6,365,033.84 was approved for the Black Stars at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. He said out of the amount, where $4,564,352 was expended on the Black Stars poor showing at the AFCON. He made …

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We need Anas to clean up Ghana boxing – Commey

Ghana’s International Boxing Federation Lightweight Champion, Richard Oblitey Commey says the state of boxing in the country is so bad that, someone like Anas Aremeyaw Anas, the investigative journalist is needed to go into the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) and clean it up. When corruption was believed to have clogged …

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Ghana Table Tennis Federation selects athletes for Africa Games

The Ghana Table Tennis Federation (GTTF) has selected 12 athletes for the 12th African Games scheduled for August 19 to 31 in Rabat, Morocco this year. The selected athletes were picked on a justify your inclusion exercise, organised by the GTTF three weeks ago. The 12 athletes to represent Ghana …

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CAF increases grants for national associations

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has increased the annual grant for member association from $100,000 to $200,000. Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, President of CAF announced at the 32nd General Assembly of CAF held at Marriots Hotel in Cairo on Thursday. Addressing delegates Mr. Ahmad said the increment forms part of …

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