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Gyan, Kingson, Agbeko for SWAG awards

Black Stars duo, Asamoah Gyan and Richard Kingson and Bantamweight champion, Joseph Agbeko will vie for the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Personality of the Year 2010 award. The winner of the flagship award will be made public at the 2010 MTN-SWAG Awards slated for May 2011. The nominees …

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Ghana’s Ashgold FC seeks for safety assurance in Ivory Coast from CAF

Obuasi Ashantigold FC has written to the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) seeking assurance over their safety as the team readies for their CAF Confederation Cup match against Ivorian side, Sewe Sports de San Pedro later this month. Kudjoe Fianoo, Chief Executive of Ashgold told the GNA Sports the letter …

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Ghana will defend the African Youth Championship – Satellites Chairman

Chairman of the Management Committee of the Ghana’s U-20 team, the Black Satellites Jordan Anagbla says Ghana will successfully defend the African Youth Championship (AYC) she won in Rwanda when the final countries gather for the biannual fiesta in Libya in March. Ghana has been handed a tough draw for …

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Ghana Athletics Association seeks Cuba/France assistance

Professor Francis Dodoo, President of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) says his outfit is seeking collaboration from Cuba and France with coaching experience to enhance the technical capacity of the discipline. He told GNA Sports that “we are in constant discussion with the federations in Cuba and France because they …

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Joseph Agbeko enstooled Warrior Chief

International Boxing Federation (IBF) Bantamweight champion, Joseph Agbeko, has been enstooled, as a warrior chief, in the Volta Region, in recognition of his exploits in the sport. The 30-year old boxer, has also been accorded the stool name, Togbe Kaletor I, meaning ‘Brave Warrior’, for raising high the flag of …

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Sports Ministry congratulates GFA, CAF award winners

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has congratulated the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and other Ghanaian award winners at the recently CAF Awards in Cairo, Egypt. Ghana dominated the ceremony held last Monday in the Egyptian capital with midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah scooping the Most Promising Talent of the Year, Black …

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Boateng returns to Kotoko

Midfielder Frank Boateng has returned to Kumasi Asante Kotoko after a half season loan stint with Berekum Chelsea FC. The 26-year old was declared surplus after failing to make an impact with the Porcupine Warriors since joining from Sporting Mirren in 2009, but an improved performance has necessitated his recall. …

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Berekum Chelsea lands kits deal with Malaysian firm

Berekum Chelsea FC look set to outdoor new kits during the second round of the football season after sealing a three-year sponsorship deal with Malaysian firm, Kubda. The Asian-firm will supply kits worth 350,000 US Dollars every year to the Berekum-based club as part of the agreement. Obed Nana Nketia, …

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World Cup cash to fund 3-star hotel

The financial reward of Ghana’s participation in the 2010 FIFA World Cup will be channeled towards the construction of a three-star hotel at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence at Prampram in the Dangbe West District of Greater Accra Region. The hotel with an Olympic-size swimming pool amongst other facilities …

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Other national teams still owed bonuses – Sports Minister

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Youth and Sports has admitted that some of the national teams are owed outstanding bonuses. The revelation comes in the wake of the payment of outstanding bonuses owed the Black Stars after their exploits at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa and the …

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