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Parliament to GNPC: “Stop sponsoring Black Stars”

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The Parliament of Ghana has advised the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to stay away from activities outside its core mandate of matters relating to oil exploration. The nation’s legislature specifically pointed to sponsoring the Black Stars and handing out funds to certain state entities. The House’s recommendations followed discussions on Thursday concerning the report from the Public Accounts Committee ...

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2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Ghana to kick off against The Gambia

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Ghana’s Black Stars team B will face The Gambia in the first round of the 2017 WAFU tournament which will be played in September in Cape Coast and Sekondi. Ghana’s tie with Gambia is one of 8 first round eliminators in the tournament with the winners progressing to the group stages. The matches have been split into the two zones ...

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Tottenham’s Kane would be dream Chelsea signing – Conte

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed his dream striker signing would be Tottenham’s Harry Kane. The Italian, who has brought in Alvaro Morata for £58m, was not suggesting the Blues are looking to buy the England striker, but spoke of his admiration for the 23-year-old. Kane has finished as the Premier League’s top goalscorer for the past two seasons, and ...

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Ike Quartey to guide Isaac Dogboe ahead of world title fight

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Former Ghanaian Welter weight champion Ike “Bazooka’ Quartey is set to bestow his wealth of experience on Isaac Dogboe following his victory over Javier Chacon. Quartey who in his prime successfully defended his Welterweight crown seven times has joined the Ghana Boxing Authority in an official capacity as a technical director. His guidance will come in handy, especially at a ...

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Ghana Rugby seizes opportunity to qualify for world tournament

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The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) has been drawn to take part in the Rugby Afrique Men’s Sevens Tournament that will take place in Kampala Uganda on the 6th and 7th of October 2017. This tournament serves as the qualifier for the Sevens Rugby World Cup 2018, the Commonwealth Games, and the World Series repechage tournament in Hong Kong. Ghana ...

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Expanded Nations Cup will not ‘reduce quality’ of play

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The Africa Cup of Nations will not suffer in quality after its expansion to 24 teams, says a top Confederation of African Football (Caf) official. Amaju Pinnick believes the African game can only benefit, even if the tournament may suffer early on. “At the beginning, you will see some problems but later it will start building up to the quality ...

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Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah hails summer AFCON

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Head coach of the Black Stars Kwesi Appiah has lauded the decision by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) to move the Africa Cup of Nations from January to June. The change was made last week at a CAF symposium in Morocco and will take effect from June 2019 as Cameroon host the tournament. “It is a good decision because ...

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West Ham sign Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen for £16m

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West Ham have completed the £16m signing of striker Javier Hernandez from German club Bayer Leverkusen. The former Manchester United forward has signed a three-year contract. In May, Hernandez – widely known by the nickname Chicharito, which means ‘little pea’ – became Mexico’s all-time leading scorer. “The Premier League is the best league in the world and when the opportunity ...

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GHPL Week 24: Hearts, Sharks win as Chelsea pound Bolga All Stars

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With Asante Kotoko and WAFA not playing, the other teams went into the round seeking important points to help their cause. In Accra, Hearts of Oak climbed to 3rd with a 3-1 win over Tema Youth. The Phobians showed their hand very early in the game and their play was rewarded with a penalty in the 29th minute which was converted by captain Thomas Abbey. Kwame Kizito ...

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Isaac Dogboe defends Super Bantamweight title with TKO win

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Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe successfully defended his World Boxing Organisation, (WBO), International Super Bantamweight belt against the former world title challenger Javier Chacon at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra on Saturday night Dogboe recorded a 7th round Technical Knock Out, (TKO), over his Argentine challenger Javier Nicolas Chacon final eliminator. Chacon who received a lot of punishment from the ...

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