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The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has sent well wishes to the Black Stars ahead of their first game against Benin in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The game kicks off tonight at 20.00GMT at the Ismailia Sports Stadium in Egypt after the Group F opener between Cameroon and Guinea-Bissau. Dr. Bawumia …

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The Member of Parliament for Effutu, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has admonished Ghanaians to be measured in their criticisms and expectations of the Black Stars in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The legislators says Ghanaians shouldn’t overly criticise the national team  when they fail to perform;  rather, encourage them to do better. He …

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The Member of Parliament for Gomoa East, Kojo Asemanyi, has urged Ghanaians to rally behind the senior team to bring the trophy home for the 2019 AFCON games which is expected to kick off today [Friday]. He said the Black Stars could only make a meaningful impact in Egypt when the nation rallies behind them. …

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The President of CAF Ahmad Ahmad has proposed its Executive Committee gathered in Cairo on 19 June 2019, to seek FIFA’s expertise to assess the current situation in the African governing body and help to conclusively accelerate the implementation of the ongoing reform process destined to ensure that CAF functions with transparency, efficiency while abiding …

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Former England and Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined £8,000 after admitting breaking Football Association betting rules. Scholes was charged after it was alleged that he placed 140 bets on football matches between 17 August 2015 and 12 January 2019. The FA also warned him as to his future conduct. “I would like …

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Guinness World Records’ most expensive boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr, has announced that he will be visiting Ghana soon. The maverick boxer has over some years in a different videos on social media expressed interest in visiting Africa but it is so unfortunate he hasn’t visited any of the African countries yet. But According to Floyd …

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Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini, 63, was head of European football’s governing body until being banned in 2015 for ethics breaches. The former France midfielder and three-time Ballon d’Or winner has always denied any wrongdoing. Qatar beat …

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Dr. Kwamena Oboe Quansah, the team doctor of the Black Stars team that won the AFCON trophy in 1965 has been rewarded with a cheque of Gh 30,000 by the sector Minister after it emerged that the medical doctor was ‘left out’ when the State rewarded the team for that AFCON triumph. Aside from his …

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Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Charles Amofa, has disclosed on Rainbow Sports that the sale of all forms of alcoholic beverages have been prohibited at the Accra Sports Stadium in the upcoming Kumasi Asante Kotoko and the Accra Hearts of Oak game. He explained to Rainbow Sports the decision …

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Director General for National Sports Authority (NSA), Professor Twumasi has blamed the unfortunate allegation of starving athletics at the ongoing Greater Accra Sports Games at the University of Ghana, Legon, to lack sponsorship package. He argued that though there was room for improvement in terms of sponsorship, he should be commended for organising the event …

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