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Ayew brothers score at the same time in separate games

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The English Premier League season ended this Sunday with a lot of thrill and drama. From John Terry’s emotional farewell speech, Liverpool’s comfortable stroll into the Top 4, to the suspense of wondering whether or not Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal we going to book a place in the Top 4, many things made the climax of the season memorable. Ghanaian duo, Dede ...

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Record 30 wins for Chelsea as Blues lift PL title [Photos]

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Champions Chelsea became the first English side to register 30 top-flight victories in a 38-game season as they said farewell to captain John Terry with a comfortable Premier League win over bottom club Sunderland. The Blues, who sealed their sixth top-flight title nine days ago, fell behind to an early Javier Manquillo strike but hit back quickly through Willian’s angled ...

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Arsenal miss out on Champions League as Man City, Liverpool win

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Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years despite a 3-1 win over Everton on the final day of the Premier League. The Gunners began the day a point behind fourth-place Liverpool and were on course to displace the Reds when they took an eighth-minute lead. But Liverpool, needing a win to ensure ...

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10 Ghanaian footballers who chose to play for other countries

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Nigel Quashie (Ghana – England – Scotland) Quashie was born in the London Borough of Southwark to a Ghanaian father and an English mother. He was married for ten years to Joanna, with whom he had a daughter and a son, who died shortly after birth in 1999. After a divorce and his move to West Bromwich Albion, he started ...

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Retiring Lahm, Alonso get emotional ovation

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Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm was given an emotional ovation as he waved farewell to the German club before his final career appearance. Germany’s 2014 World Cup-winning captain, 33, was presented with a number of mementos before Saturday’s home win against Freiburg. Lahm played his 517th and final game for the Bundesliga champions. Midfielder Xabi Alonso, 35, and keeper Tom ...

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Title Real Madrid’s to lose – Zidane

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Real Madrid has all it can ask for with just one La Liga game of the season to go and that is the destiny of the title in their own hands, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday. Madrid lead Barcelona by three points at the top of the table and just need to avoid defeat at Malaga on Sunday to ...

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Bundesliga appoints first female referee

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Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female to referee in the Bundesliga. The 38-year-old police officer has been named as one of four new referees in Germany’s top flight for 2017-18. Steinhaus – the partner of English ex-Premier League and World Cup referee Howard Webb – has refereed second-tier games for six years. “I am aware that I will be ...

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Diving bans: English FA approves retrospective action

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Players who dive in English football will face bans from next season under new Football Association regulations. Under the new rules, passed by the governing body at its annual general meeting on Thursday, a panel will review footage each Monday looking for cases of simulation. Any player unanimously found guilty of diving would be given a suspension. The FA also ...

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Former Kotoko boss Mas-Ud Dramani named head coach of Black Queens

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Former Asante Kotoko boss Mas-Ud Dramani has benefited from the various changes that are ongoing at the Ghana Football Association by being named the head coach of the Black Queens. The ambitious coach made history with the Princesses when they won bronze at the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in 2012. Dramani also worked with the Black Princesses in the ...

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U17 AFCON: Starlets sail into semis after five star showing against Gabon

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Ghana’s Black Starlets sealed a place in the semi-finals of the ongoing Under-17 AFCON tournament after a 5-0 mauling of hosts, Gabon, in Port Gentil. The Starlets produced a scintillating display, completely outclassing their opponents on the night. Captain Eric Ayiah got the first goal of the game through a penalty after he was brought down in the box. Emmanuel ...

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