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Gambian referee caught in Anas investigation steps aside from refereeing

The Gambian referee caught in the investigation by undercover reporter, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Ebrima Jallow has announced his decision to step aside from all refereeing matters until investigation into the bribery allegation is fully completed. In a statement, Jallow said he took the personal decision to step aside. He indicated …

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FIFA bans Nyantakyi from football for 90 days

The world football governing body, FIFA has banned Kwesi Nyantakyi, the President of the Ghana Football Association from all football activities for a period of 90 days. The ban takes immediate effect. In a press release issued Friday June 8, 2018 and copied to ghanabusinessnews.com, the chairperson of the adjudicatory …

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Parliament sets up special committee to investigate GFA

Parliament has decided to set up a Special Committee to investigate corruption within the Ghana Football Association (GFA) – captured in documentary by investigative  journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. The bipartisan committee would be made up of seven members. The Speaker, Professor Aaron Michael Oquaye, said it was with its powers to …

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Hearts of Oak express worry over unauthorised use of name in Anas investigation

Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has expressed concern over the unauthorised use of imposters posing as club officials in the Anas Expose aired in Accra on Wednesday 6th June, 2018 at the Accra International Conference Centre. Tiger Eye PI, an investigative outfit led by Anas Aremeyaw Anas has through …

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Jerome Boateng confident to be fit for World Cup 

Germany defender Jerome Boateng has said he will be fit to play at the upcoming World Cup in Russia after overcoming a thigh muscle injury. “I can promise that I will be there, yes! Things are really looking very good,” Boateng told the Bild am Sonntag Sunday paper. Boateng sustained …

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Black Stars beat Japan in friendly

The Black Stars of Ghana defeated their Japanese counterparts in an international friendly played at the Yokohama International Stadium in the annual Kirin Challenge Cup. Goals from Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey and Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng ensured a comfortable victory for the dazzling Stars who couldn’t make it to their fourth …

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GFA is not autonomous – Agyekum

Mr. Alex Kofi Agyekum, Chairperson of Parliamentary Select Committee on Youth, Sports and Culture, has dismissed claims that the Ghana Football Association (GFA), is an independent body, hence cannot be touched by the government. Mr. Agyekum said any institution operating within the demarcations of Ghana was subject to the laws …

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GBA must crack the whip on Banku and Powers  – Foh Amoaning

Mr Moses Foh Amoaning, the former Chairman of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA), has said the authority must punish Braimah “Bukom Banku” Kamoko and Michael “Ayitey Powers” Ayitey for exhibiting unprofessional conducts, to deter others from engaging in similar acts of indiscipline. “Image is one of the biggest problems in …

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Mixed reactions greet Nyantakyi saga in Volta Region

Football fans in Ho, Volta Regional capital have expressed mixed feelings to the alleged “acts of bribery and influence peddling” by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) President, Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi and his invitation by the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID). President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, according to a Deputy Chief …

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Rawlings pays tribute to coach Afranie

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has paid tribute to late national teams’ coach, Emmanuel Kwesi Afranie, describing him as a very patient and philosophical man, who was perceptive and had a good insight into human behaviour. The former President said though Afranie was not a psychologist, he was able to …

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