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Women’s WC: Basigi reveals headache for Princesses selection

BLACK PRINCESSES head coach Yussif Basigi has stated he will have a tough time in selecting his final 21 to represent Ghana at the Women under 20 World Cup in France. Twenty-three players are currently in camp in Ghana preparing for the tournament but two will be dropped before the …

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Hearts CEO sad over current football crisis

THE CHIEF Executive Officer of Hearts of Oak, Mark Frank Noonan, is overly worried over the current state of affairs of football in Ghana emerging from the Anas Exposé. The American football administrator feels worried about the level at which the crisis is jeopardizing the dreams of footballers in the …

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WAFU Under-17 Championship: Ghana to face Niger, Togo

GHANA’S BLACK Starlets have been drawn in Group A in the WAFU Under-17 Championship to be played in Niger. The Black Starlets are in the same group as the hosts Niger and Togo. Group B is made up of Africa record holders Nigeria, Cote d’ Ivoire, Benin and Burkina Faso. The WAFU …

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German FA reacts to Ozil’s racism claim

GERMANY’S FOOTBALL Association, known as DFB has emphatically rejected allegations of racism from Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, but says it could have done more to protect him from abuse. Ozil, 29, said he no longer wants to play for Germany, citing “racism and disrespect” within German football. The midfielder says he …

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Muntari gives each Hearts of Oak player $100

FORMER BLACK Stars midfielder Sulley Ali Muntari has given each of the 22 Hearts of Oak players $100. Muntari, who has been training with the Phobians for the past two weeks, presented the cash to the players at the training grounds yesterday in Accra. The total number of the players …

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Russia W/Cup most expensive ever with total spend of £10.6bn – report

THE 2018 World Cup could be the most expensive in history, with Russian business news outlet RBK putting the total spend on the tournament at close to $14 billion (£10.6bn). Russia has increased its government subsidies for the World Cup by $13 million amid concerns over the legacy of the …

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Germany’s shame as holders dumped out of World Cup after Korea defeat

HOLDERS GERMANY were knocked out of the World Cup on a stunning afternoon in Group F, courtesy of a 2-0 defeat against South Korea. The four-time winners, who lifted the trophy in 2014, had not exited a World Cup in the first round since 1938 but suffered a humiliating early …

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I am playing my role as a citizen -Asamoah Gyan

BY ERICA ARTHUR PHOTO CREDIT RAMSON ACQUAH-HAYFORD BLACK STARS’ skipper, Asamoah Gyan, also known as Baby Jet, has said that creating employment for Ghanaians is his social responsibility.   Speaking to the DAILY HERITAGE at the launch of his spots bar, said, “‘BJ Sports Bar’ is part of my business …

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PFAG calls for all-inclusive reforms for Ghana Football

THE PROFESSIONAL Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for an all-inclusive reforms in Ghana Football following the crisis that has bedeviled the sport in the West African nation. Ghana football is at the crossroads after the government stated it was taking steps to dissolve the Ghana Football Association following …

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Brong Ahafo to mark Republic Day with goalball

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE BRONG Ahafo Regional wing of the Ghana Blind Sports Association (GBSA) will organise a goalball competition on Monday, July 2, 2018 at the Sunyani Coronation Park. The event will see the visually-impaired athletes compete in football, short put and other sporting activities for both males …

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