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CAF to disburse over $10m to support national federations

The Confederation of African (CAF), has said it will release a $10.8 million coronavirus relief package to 54 member associations, with immediate effect. This was after a video conferencing emergency meeting held on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The funds are a part of CAF’s annual grants to its member association …

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How Ghana’s Thomas Partey made it big in the La Liga

For every young Ghanaian footballer, the ultimate dream is making it in one of Europe’s top professional leagues. And while it is true that the country is rich with sporting talent, only a handful realize that ambition and earn the right to play on the biggest stage. Stars like Stephen …

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Legon Cities wants to use University of Ghana Stadium when league resumes

Mr Terry Maxwell-Aidam, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Premier League side (GPL), Legon Cities FC, has said his outfit is in a discussion with the University of Ghana to use their stadium as home grounds when the season resumes. “We have started engaging the authorities at the premier University and …

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CAF teams up with Speak Up Africa to protect Africans against COVID-19

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has strengthened its commitment to help African communities to protect themselves and those around them from the threat of COVID-19, by partnering with Speak Up Africa, a Policy and Advocacy Action Tank based in Senegal, to support a “Stay Safe Africa” Campaign. The Stay …

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GFA to reduce number of division one league clubs

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has taken a decision to form a five- member committee for the implementation of the transitional provision on the number of participating clubs in the National Division One League. The decision to set up the advisory committee is in compliance with …

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GFA Medical team to apply strict measures to ensure safety of players

Dr. Adam Baba, Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) Medical Committee, has said there will be strict application of strict measures to ensure player safety in domestic competitions. This, he said would help improve the health of footballers who play in the domestic competitions. According to the experienced medical …

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Hearts unveils Abednego Tetteh

Premier  League side Accra Hearts of Oak have announced  the signing of striker Abednego Kofi Tetteh on a free transfer. A statement from Hearts said the player has signed a three year deal with Hearts of Oak and this will end at the 2022/2023 season. The 29-year-old ended his stay …

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Bundesliga players told to celebrate with elbows or feet

Bundesliga footballers will only be allowed to celebrate with “brief elbow or foot contact” when the German football top flight resumes on May 16 following the coronavirus hiatus, Bild newspaper reported on Saturday. High fives, hugging and spitting should be avoided, the report said, citing an internal German Football League …

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Kotoko strikes deal with Esperance over $240,000 fine

Asante Kotoko and Esperance of Tunisia have come to an agreement over a fine of $240, 000 imposed on the former for illegally registering Emmanuel Clottey in 2015. Instead of a fine of $240,000, Kotoko has arranged to pay $45,000 to bring the case to an end. This represents $30,000 …

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Ministry congratulates Prof. Dodoo on his new appointment in World Athletics

Mr. Isaac Asiamah, Minister for Youth and Sports (MOYS), has congratulated Professor Francis Dodoo, on his appointment as the new head of Governance Commission of World Athletics last March. World Athletics is the international body that governs athletics in the world. A statement released by the MOYS lauded Prof. Dodoo’s …

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