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5th Accra International Marathon launched

The fifth Accra International Marathon, (AIM) a mass participation leisure event was launched in Accra on Friday with a call on the people to make regular exercises and training part of their health needs and personal well-being. Dr Anna Bannerman-Richter, Special Events and Race Organizer of AIM in a keynote …

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Kotoko beat Medeama 2-1 to secure Premier league second spot

A first half brace from Ivorian-import Ahmed Toure powered Kumasi Asante Kotoko to a 2-1 victory over Medeama SC in their second place play-off clash on Wednesday at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra. The victory ensured the Porcupine Warriors finished behind uncrowned champions Berekum Chelsea in the standings of the …

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SWAG to honour two distinguished sports personalities

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) will this year confer special honours on two distinguished sports personalities for their contributions to the development of sports in the country. Mr Simms Mensah, former Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, at a point in the history of the Club revived …

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Amateur Boxing Federation explains no show at African championship

The Ghana Amateur Boxing Federation (GABF) has explained Ghana’s no show at the ongoing African Seniors Boxing Championship in Yaounde, Cameroon. The Black Bombers did not travel for the continental championship despite the qualification of 10 boxers at the zonal championship held last month in Lome, Togo. Faisal Pelpuo, General …

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Referee Lamptey returns to international duty after ban

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) referee Joseph O. Lamptey, has returned to the international scene after serving a six month ban imposed on him by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF). The Ghanaian referee was in the middle of action when Kaduna United of Nigeria defeated E. S. Setif …

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Handball Federation Presidents to meet in Ghana

Ghana will host a two-day preparatory meeting of Zone Three Presidents of the various federations under the African Handball Confederation (CAHB) Federations, in Accra from June 17-19, to discuss the way forward for the Zone. The proposed meeting follows an earlier one convened by the African Handball Confederation (CAHB) Federation …

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Abedi Pele’s Nania FC advance to FA Cup final

A well-determined Nania FC side on Sunday fought gallantly as they came twice from behind to defeat their experienced Premier League side, Berekum Chelsea 7-6 on penalties after the two sides settled for a 2-2 drawn game in regulation time in their MTN/FA Cup semi-final encounter at the Baba Yara …

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Black Stars beat Musicians in charity match

A select team of players of the Black Stars spanked their Musician counterparts 6-3 in a Charity football match on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra. The match dubbed ‘Soccer Fiesta’ was aimed at raising funds to support the revival of colts football in the country as well as …

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Football club Hearts of Oak gets $100,000 new training grounds

Sports pitch experts, Green Grass Technology (GGT), last Saturday, handed over a newly constructed training ground to Accra Hearts of Oak football club at Kpobiman, in the Greater Accra Region. The $100,000 training grounds, which started last year through funding from Osam Petroleum, will now serve as the permanent training …

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Eddie Ansah tips Ernest Sowah to take-over from Kingson

Black Star coaching goalkeeping coach Edward Ansah says Ernest Sowah has a bright future with the senior national team. The former national under 23 goalkeeper received his call first call up under Serbian coach Goran Stevanovic last February for the friendly with Togo and has since played second fiddle to …

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