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Nigeria edges Ghana to book U-17 AFCON spot

The Black Starlets of Ghana succumbed to painful defeat against their continential rivals, Nigeria, as they missed out on the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), slated for Tanzania. The Black Starlets lost 3-1 on penalties after regulation time ended in a 1-1 stalemate as Nigeria, were crowned Champions …

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FIFA, government of Ghana settle on normalization team

The Federation International of Football Association (FIFA), Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the government of Ghana officials (GoG), have settled on a four-member normalization team for the next six months. A press briefing by FIFA and CAF delegation headed by Mr Nicole Luca at the GFA Secretariat today mentioned …

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Fabin parts ways with Asante Kotoko

Coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin, has parted ways with Asante Kotoko, seven months after taking over the club. According to the coach, the resignation was due to what he termed as “personal conviction”. A statement signed by the former Ghana U-17 coach, said “I write without malice to inform you …

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Normalisation Committee members must pass FIFA eligibility check – Nicola

Mr Luca Nicola, the head of governance at Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), has revealed that the newly appointed members of the Normalisation Committee to restructure Ghana football will go under a FIFA eligibility test. Four members were named by a FIFA/CAF task force in Accra on Thursday, September …

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Kotoko, Ashantigold “Golden Clash” postponed

The much anticipated “Golden Clash” between Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold SC, slated for Sunday, September 16, has been postponed to September 23, 2018. A statement released by the organising committee of the two-legged encounter stated that, Kotoko requested for the postponement of the second leg, due to the departure of …

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Cycling competition to mark world tourism day in Kwahu

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), in partnership with the Ghana Cyclist Association, will organise three Cycling Competitions dubbed “King of the Mountain” as part of the UN World Tourism Day Celebrations on Saturday, September 28, 2018, at Kwahu. The Cycling Competition forms part of the side attractions of the World …

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We will give Cote d’Ivoire a good fight – Starlets coach

Karim Zito, coach of the Ghana U-17 national team, Black Starlets has said, he is positive of a favourable results in their semi-finals clash with the “Les Elephants” of Cote D’ Ivoire, at the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B tournament, in Niger. The Black Starlets coach in a …

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Cote d’Ivoire coach confident of victory over Ghana

Dao Lassina, coach of the Ivorien Under-17 national team, has said, he is confident of victory over Ghana, in the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B tournament, in Niger. The Black Starlets, face their counterparts from Cote D’ Ivoire in the semi-final of the WAFU Zone B, on …

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We are mentally prepared for Cote d’Ivoire – Alhassan Uzair

Alhassan Uzair, captain of the Ghana Under-17 national team, the Black Starlets, has said, the team is well prepared ahead of their semi-final clash with Cote D Ivoire, in the ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone B tournament in Niger. Uzair, said at a pre-match press conference, ahead of …

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FIFA, CAF joint delegation to meet Youth and Sports Minister on Wednesday

A joint delegation of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), would meet the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Isaac K. Asiamah on Wednesday, September 12, to discuss the formation of the Normalization Committee. The joint FIFA/CAF delegation, which includes Mr. Amaju …

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