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Can an African team make the semi-finals of World Cup 2018?

THE GREAT thing about the World Cup is that fans from all over the world get to see teams and players whom they would not watch on a regular basis. For example, European football fans may not be as familiar with some of the players from the African nations taking …

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Emmanuel Tagoe stripped of IBO lightweight title

GHANA’S EMMANUEL ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe has been left disappointed after the IBO stripped him of his lightweight world title. Tagoe, who boasts a 28-1 record with 14 knockouts, lost his IBO belt for his failure to fight mandatory challenger Fedor Papazov. Tagoe was mandated by IBO to defend his belt against Papazov …

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GFA accounts frozen by government

THE GHANA Football Association has been hit with another blow after accounts of the association were frozen, following the aftermath of Anas’s expose.  The government of Ghana is taking all steps necessary to dissolve the Ghana Football Association, including the Attorney General, placing an injunction on all football activities at …

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Taekwondo president urges Anas expose on other sports associations

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE PRESIDENT of the Greater Accra Taekwondo Association and security expert, Mr Norbert Amenfu, has made an appeal to ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, to extend his investigation to the other sports federations under the National Sports Authority (NSA). Mr Amenfu, who is also the …

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GHALCA snubbed by sports minister

THE QUEST of the Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) to take over the running of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and call for an emergency congress has fallen flat on its face after Sports Minister, Mr Isaac Asiamah, rejected both proposals. Mr Asiamah said the government would go ahead with …

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Number 12 exposé Odotei Sowah feels exonerated

THE MEMBER of Parliament for La Dadekotopong Constituency says he was not startled by the revelations in the Anas documentary since he has been a preacher of corruption in football under Kwesi Nyantakyi’s regime. In an interview with Ashh FM  in Kumasi, the Deputy Communications Minister said that he was …

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Osei Palmer angry at GHALCA

THE BANKROLLER of Tema Youth Football Club, Mr Wilfred Osei Palmer, has vowed not to attend any congress of Ghana League Club Association (GHALCA) should the association call for one. Mr Osei Palmer insisted GHALCA had to heed the call of the government to suspend any football-related activities and there …

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I didn’t want to be hounded out – Nyantakyi explains resignation

BY KOBINA WELSING  FORMER PRESIDENT of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, has explained that he resigned from his post because he did not want to be hounded out. In what appears to be a private conversation with a close associate, the former 1st Vice President of CAF said Ghanaians …

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Russia 2018 World Cup update

Fixtures Group A Egypt Russia Saudi Arabia Uruguay   Group B Iran Morocco Portugal Spain   Group C Australia Denmark France Peru   Group D Argentina Croatia Iceland Nigeria   Group E Brazil Costa Rica Serbia Switzerland   Group F Germany Korea Republic Mexico Sweden   Group G Belgium England …

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Janet Amponsah wins ‘Athlete of the Year’ again

SPRINTER JANET Amponsah was over the weekend crowned the Women’s Athlete of the Year. At the awards ceremony held at Kempiski Hotel Gold Coast City on Saturday, Ms Amponsah beat competition from the likes of new sensation Hor Halutie to win the award for the second time in three years. …

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