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Seven to contest for GFA president

Seven individuals have filed to contest for the presidency of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), as at the close of nominations on Friday, September 20. The election is billed for October 25. The seven candidates were; Mr. George Afriyie, Mr. Kurt Okraku, Mr. Wilfred Kwaku Osei Palmer, Nana Yaw Amponsah, …

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Celebration of our World Champions is inspiration for the youth – Azumah Nelson

Azumah Nelson former World Boxing Council (WBC) Featherweight and Super Featherweight champion has said the book titled “Celebration of our champions” is an inspiration for the younger generation to attain greatness. The book authored by seasoned sports journalist Mr. Ekow Asmah’s brought to bear the work of the ten world …

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Kotoko players to receive $2000 if they advance to Group Stage of Champions League

The Management of Asante Kotoko Football Club, says it will pay each player $2000 as bonus, if they advance to the Group Stage of the Total Confederation of Africa Football Champions’ League. The Porcupine Warriors, two-time winners of Africa’s most prestigious club competition, had since 2006 failed to make an …

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German coaching globetrotter Rudi Gutendorf dies aged 93

Globetrotting German coaching legend Rudi Gutendorf has died aged 93, his son Fabian told dpa late Saturday. “In him we are losing someone who has enriched us every day with his big heart and positivity,” Gutendorf’s family said in a statement. Gutendorf, who was born in Koblenz on the Rhine …

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Minister assures Black Meteors of adequate support  

Mr. Isaac Asiamah, Minister of Youth and Sports, has said the government will ensure the National Under 23 team, the Black Meteors are given adequate preparations ahead of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Under 23 Olympic Games qualifiers in Egypt this November. Mr. Asiamah made this known in Accra, …

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Ghana’s Table Tennis team qualifies to World Championship

Ghana’s Men Table Tennis team, the Black Loopers, have secured qualification to the World Table Tennis Championship in South Korea next year. The team secured their qualification at the just-ended Africa Games held in Morocco. The qualifiers saw 19 participating teams competing for a place at the World Championships with …

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President’s Cup: Liberian referees to handle Hearts and Kotoko clash

Hassen Corneh , an experienced Liberian referee will be in charge when the two Ghanaian heavyweights,  Asante Kotoko and Accra Hearts of Oak lock horns in this year’s President’s Cup slated for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 8, 2019. He will be assisted on the lines by …

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Bundesliga clubs spend over €699m on new players 

Germany’s top-flight Bundesliga clubs have invested a record €699.5 million ($766.9 million) in 156 new players in the transfer period which closes Monday, provisional figures show. The figure beats the previous highest amount from 2017 when the 18 clubs paid about €577 million for new players. Clubs have revenue from …

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Deborah Acquah wins silver medal in Women’s Long Jump

Deborah Acquah secured a silver medal for Ghana at the 2019 African Games with a jump of 6.37m in the second round of the Women’s Long Jump, at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex, Rabat, Morocco. Acquah, becomes the second Ghanaian to win silver at the competition, in which Ghana has …

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NPC appoints Frederick Lartey Otu as Chef De Mission for Para Games 

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) has appointed   its Vice President, Mr. Frederick Lartey Otu, as the Chef De Mission to Ghana’s participation of the first African Para Games to be staged in Morocco next January. His appointment was announced by the President of the National Paralympic Committee Samson Deen …

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