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Leave Paa Kwesi Fabin alone – Rev. Osei Kofi

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH FORMER BLACK Stars player, Reverend Osei Kofi, has cautioned football fans not to interfere with the selection of the head coach of the Black Starlets, Coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin, in India. He told the DAILY HERITAGE in Accra yesterday that the coach should be left …

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Cole snubs return to England

ASHLEY COLE has confirmed he is in contract talks to extend his stint at LA Galaxy, snubbing a return to England and taking his playing career to the eve of his 38th birthday. The former Chelsea defender has enjoyed life out of the English football limelight during two years in …

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Barcelona to stay in La Liga regardless of Catalan vote

BARCELONA’S PLACE in La Liga should not be affected by any moves toward Catalan independence, according to Jaume Roures of Mediapro, current international rights holders for the Spanish league. With recent events having seriously focused minds on the possibility of Catalonia breaking away from Spain, the issue of where Catalan …

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World Cup play-off draw Republic of Ireland dodges Italy

  NORTHERN IRELAND and Republic of Ireland have been handed winnable fixtures in their attempt to reach the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. Both feared a tricky test against Italy and avoided the four-time winners during Tuesday’s draw in Zurich. Michael O’Neill’s side is set to face Switzerland over …

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Ghana needed World Cup miss to get better

BY YAW ADJEI-MINTAH PERHAPS THE shameful end to Ghana’s campaign at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil was a way of alerting about what was to follow in the future. Forget the flash in the pan-performance at the 2015 African Nations Cup, where the team barely impressed but got a …

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Ghana wheelchair basketball team to play qualifiers

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH  GHANA’S WHEELCHAIR basketball team, the Black Chariots, are feverishly preparing ahead of their qualifiers in the quest to qualify to next year’s Wheelchair Basketball World Cup. The team would compete for Africa’s sole spot at the tournament with Egypt, Algeria, Angola, Morocco, Nigeria, host South Africa …

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Two Ghanaian cyclists for training in South Africa

THE GHANA Cycling Federation (GCF) has secured training programmes for its cyclists to undergo training programmes in South Africa. In a press release issued on Monday night and copied to the DAILY HERITAGE by the Communications Director of the federation, Mr Dennis Moore, said the duo, Frank Akuffo and Clementina …

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National Volleyball team in camp towards FIVB World Cup

THE GHANA Volleyball Association (GVA) has moved its senior men’s team, the Black Spikers, into a residential camping ahead of the final qualification for the FIVB 2018 World Cup, which will be staged in Italy/Bulgaria in September 2018. The team is made up of 26 players and officials and has …

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I was the one who decided I should leave Barcelona – Ronaldinho

PEP GUARDIOLA’S promotion to the Camp Nou dugout in the summer of 2008 coincided with Ronaldinho‘s Barcelona exit and the story goes that the Catalan coach did not want the superstar Brazilian to form part of his squad. Yet the former Blaugrana No.10 has contradicted that version of events, insisting that …

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Federer conquers Nadal in latest meeting of greats

ROGER FEDERER produced a brilliant display to beat old foe Rafael Nadal in the Shanghai Masters final, extending his win streak over the Spaniard to five matches. The Swiss was devastating on a fast court as he came through 6-4 6-3 to claim a 94th career title. Nadal is still …

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