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“Victims of May 9 are being catered for”

Mr John Sackah Addo, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the May 9 Disaster Fund has confirmed that dependants of the victims of the stadium disaster are being catered for by the Board. This is in contrast to reports that dependants of the victims have been neglected and are …

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Hearts clash against Kotoko to mark May 9 anniversary

The nation’s most successful clubs, Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will play a friendly match on Saturday, May 14 at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the May 9 Stadium Disaster. The clash serves the climax to activities penciled down to mark …

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Cole accepts FA charge over foul Ghana tweet

West Ham United’s player Carlton Cole has accepted a disciplinary charge by the England FA over comments he made on his tweeter page over Ghanaians who witnessed the Ghana-England game at the Wembley Stadium on March 29, 2011. The FA charged Cole with improper conduct. The Guardian reports today April …

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Ghana names squad for African U-20 Championship

Ghana’s Black Satellites have named the final 21-man squad for the African Youth Championship scheduled for South Africa from 17 April – 1 May, 2011. Coach Orlando Wellington unveiled his squad last Tuesday in Naivasha, Kenya, where the team is currently under-going a training camp. Swedish-based striker Kwame Amponsah-Karikari was …

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Goran must consider transition

Black Stars coach Goran Stevanovic seems to have won over his critics following the Star’s recent string of impressive performances after only two months at the helm. When the former Partisan Belgrade manager was introduced to the football family in February, 2011, some journalist openly expressed misgivings about his appointment …

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Ghana up 15th position in FIFA rankings, still number one in Africa

The senior national team, the Ghana Black Stars have moved up to the 15th position on the latest FIFA rankings which was released today April 13, 2011. Ghana was up by one place from the previous rankings which placed them at 16th. For the third conservative time, Ghana still remains …

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Ghana interested in signing kid’s athletics convention – IAAF

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has hinted that Ghana has shown some level of interest in signing the new conventions to introduce Kids’ Athletics in national educational programmes. Ghana is among other countries such as Bolivia, Lebanon and Kenya to show such an interest. “New conventions to introduce …

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Armstrong-Mortagbe to contest GFA disqualification

Ghana Football Association (GFA) Presidential aspirant, Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe has declared that he would contest his disqualification ahead of the April 28 polls. Armstrong-Mortagbe, a FIFA Administrative Instructor was last week disqualified by the GFA Elections Committee for alleged anomalies in his application alongside fellows Vincent Sowah Odotei and Foresight Alhassan, …

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English Premier League Boss to help revive Ghana’s League

Chief Executive of the English Premier League, Richard Scudamore is expected to visit Ghana to help in the restructuring of the local Premier League in the country. The nation’s elite League has for some time now been blighted by several factors and has become ‘less attractive,’ to football fans, a …

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Athletics Juniors Championship fixed for April 21

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) have announced that this year’s Junior Athletics Championship will be held from 21 -24 April, 2011 at the sports oval of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST) Kumasi. The championship which will feature selected athletes from the 10 regions would feature those …

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