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Barcelona players nickname Messi ‘Little Dictator’

BARCELONA PLAYERS have a new nickname for superstar Lionel Messi. Messi has been dubbed the “Little Dictator” by teammates, most affectionately, some not so much, says Diario Gold. The source of the nickname comes from the Argentine’s newly established formal role in Barca’s transfer policy. As part of his recently …

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Chelsea have ability to surprise Barcelona – Zola

CHELSEA LEGEND Gianfranco Zola has backed his former club to surprise Barcelona and qualify for the Champions League quarter-final stage. The first-leg ended 1-1 at Stamford Bridge and Antonio Conte’s will need to, at least, score at the Nou Camp if they want to advance. “It’s not going to be …

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Easter ordered to defend belt against Commey

GHANA’S RICHARD Commey will get another shot at a world lightweight title. Commey knocked out Alejandro Luna in the sixth round of a title elimination bout on Saturday night at Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio on the Mikey Garcia-Sergey Lipinets undercard. On Monday, his title fight was ordered. The IBF …

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First Mamedia holds health walk, blood donation in Kumasi

THE FIRST Mamedia Ventures Health Walk & Blood Donation exercise has been successfully held in Kumasi. Nii Maale Adsei, Chief Executive Officer of Mamedia, said the event which was supported by the MTN Foundation and the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital was to encourage and educate residents of Kumasi, the second …

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Government approves US$8m for hosting 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations

THE MINISTER of Youth and Sports, Mr Isaac Asiamah, has said that the government has approved an US$ 8m budget for the hosting of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. “That will be used for the renovation of the stadia and other training facilities to be used for the …

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Board of Ghana Amputee League Clubs Association (GHALCA) inaugurated

THE BOARD of the Ghana Amputee League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has been inaugurated in Accra with a call on all stakeholders to bury their differences and powers struggles to make way for a peaceful and united front to promote and develop the sport. Speaking at a programme to launch the …

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Burkinabee referee to officiate ES Setif vs Aduana Stars clash

BURKINABE REFEREE Juste Ephrem Zio has been appointed to officiate the CAF Champions League second leg between ES Setif and Aduana Stars in Algeria. The Ghana Premier League Champions have a narrow 1-0 first-leg advantage and could become the first Ghanaian club to make it to the group stages of …

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GVA to organise 2018 National Coaches’ Course from March 17 – 20

The Ghana Volleyball Association (GVA) would organise the 2018 edition of the national coaches’ course at the Media Centre of the Accra Sports Stadium. This year’s edition of the course is scheduled to take place from Saturday, March 17, 2018 to Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The course is in line …

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First batch of athletes departs to Gold Coast

THE FIRST batch of athletes and officials for the pre-camping period for next month’s Commonwealth Games have departed Accra for Gold Coast, Australia. The team, made up of local athletes, left yesterday and were accompanied by their coaches but led by some members of the International Games Committee (IGC). The …

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University of Ghana to host GAHA gala

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH THE UNIVERSITY of Ghana handball court will host clubs participating in the 2018/2019 handball league in a two-day gala being organised by the Greater Accra Handball Association (GAHA). The two-day gala, to be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 and Saturday, March  17, 2018, is to …

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