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Egypt fans join Ghanaians in stinging criticism of new national team kits

EGYPT’S NEW World Cup kit, released by German sportswear firm Adidas, is drawing stinging criticism from that country’s football fans, a case similar to what Ghanaians have said about the new Black Stars jersey. Black Stars fans took to social media on Tuesday to condemn the new design and now …

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2017/18 GPL to kick off in January

PREMIER LEAGUE Board Chairman Ashford Tetteh Oku, has revealed that the new Ghana Premier League (GPL) 2017/18 season will kick off by the end of January next year. The commencement of the GPL will, however, be preceded by the season’s opening Super Cup between winners of the league and FA …

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I will not contest for GFA seat in 2019 – Randy Abbey

HEARTS OF Lions boss Randy Abbey says he will not contest for the Ghana Football Association top job in 2019. The former communications director of the GFA had been viewed as one of the potential successors to Kwesi Nyantakyi, who recently announced he would be stepping down in 2019. But Abbey, …

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I’m not starting an airline – Azumah Nelson

BOXING LEGEND former WBC featherweight and WBC super featherweight champion, Azumah Nelson, has dismissed reports that he is set to begin an airline in Ghana. Reports are rife in the media that the national hero had completed discussions with the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) – the aviation industry regulator– …

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I will not play for any club in Ghana except Kotoko  -Ahmed Adams

ASANTE KOTOKO Sporting Club monumentally rated defender, Ahmed Adams has reiterated his unalloyed love to the Porcupine Warriors fraternity that, he will not play for any team in Ghana. Adams who featured most games for Asante Kotoko this season believes that his contract will be extended even though it is …

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Lawson returns on November 18

GHANA’S AMAZING boxer, Frederick ‘General Okunka’ Lawson (25-1, 20 KO’s) returns to the ring on November 18th at the Resorts World Casino NYC in Queens, New York. The former world title contender will face a yet to be named opponent in a welterweight contest. The upcoming fight is being promoted by …

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Tagoe to end career at Hearts

Prince Tagoe

FORMER BLACK Stars forward, Prince Tagoe, has revealed that he will end his playing career at Ghana premiership club Accra Hearts of Oak. The former Hoffenheim goal poacher, who is currently a free agent, made this known in an interview with Accra-based Class FM. “Definitely they will see me playing …

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Conte shifts blame for Roma defeat onto Chelsea players

ANTONIO CONTE told his Chelsea players to “dig deeper” to find consistency and stability to overcome their problems after a chastening 3-0 loss at Roma on Tuesday night. Stephan El Shaarawy scored after 38 seconds and pounced on an Antonio Rudiger error to make it 2-0 after 36 minutes. Diego …

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I was close to joining Liverpool – Alves

DANI ALVES has no idea why a transfer to Liverpool did not materialise in 2006 after reaching “an agreement” to sign for the Merseyside club. Liverpool were linked with the Brazilian under Rafa Benitez when he was still at La Liga side Sevilla but Alves claims a move fell through …

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GFA mourns former Black Stars midfielder Abubakari

THE GHANA Football Association is saddened by the death of former international midfielder Yakubu Abubakari. The former Ajax Amsterdam and Vitesse Arnhem player died on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 36. He is reported to have been under oxygen support at the Tema Government Hospital before he gave up …

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