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uniBank takeover: Black Stars sponsorship deal in limbo

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The Black Stars’ sponsorship deal with troubled uniBank could be in trouble after the Bank of Ghana announced that  it has taken over the indigenous bank which is said to be on the verge of collapse. uniBank, in 2016, announced a renewal of their sponsorship with the team worth $1.2 million for three years which will expire in November 2019 ...

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Kwesi Appiah has final say on Asamoah’s return – George Afriyie

Inter Milan make offer for Kwadwo Asamoah

Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, George Afriyie says the return of Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah to the national team is a decision which should solely be left to head coach Kwesi Appiah. The versatile player has put in stellar performances for the Bianconeri in the past couple of weeks and recently recorded his 150th cap for the side in ...

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GFA ban referee Reginald Lathbridge for life

The GFA’s Disciplinary Committee has banned referee Reginald Lathbridge for life. The decision prevents him from taking part in any football related activities (administrative, sports and any other) at both national and international levels having been found guilty of the charges brought against him by the GFA Prosecutor. Lathbridge is the referee whose mistake of wrongfully recording a booking resulted in ...

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‘Ghana Premier League not dead, social media proves it’ – Nyantakyi

Kwesi Nyantakyi

President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says the Ghana Premier League still has a lot of popularity despite contrary claims. The 2018 season kicked off over the weekend after some legal challenges and Kwesi Nyantakyi believes the league’s popularity was on display by virtue of the conversations on social media. He also believes the influx of more private ...

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Man Utd trigger one-year extension for Ashley Young

Ashley Young

Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause in Ashley Young’s contract which will keep him at the club until summer 2019. The 32-year-old joined the club from Aston Villa in 2011 as a winger but now plays more as a full-back. Young has won the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League in his time at Old ...

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Astori: Fiorentina rename training ground after deceased captain

Fiorentina will rename their training ground after former captain Davide Astori, who died aged 31 earlier this month. The defender, capped 14 times by Italy, passed away before the side were scheduled to play Udinese on 4 March. A post-mortem examination revealed cardiac arrest as the most likely cause of death. Chairman Mario Cognigni told Italian media the training ground will be ...

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FINAL WHISTLE: Aduana manhandled, Salah untouchable, OKC legit

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Lame excuses from the Green Camp “If we want to be fair to football, this is not the type of weather that a team from West Africa should be made to play in if only we all want to learn the game. “If one wants to take advantage of this weather, I don’t think it helps the game. “If they ...

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FA Cup: Man Utd face Spurs, Chelsea play Southampton in semi-finals

Manchester United will play Tottenham and Chelsea take on Southampton in the semi-finals of the FA Cup. Spurs made the semi-finals for a second successive season with victory at Swansea on Saturday, while 12-time cup winners United beat Brighton. Chelsea secured their semi-final place by winning at Leicester in extra time on Sunday, as Southampton knocked out League One side ...

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Luke Shaw set to leave club over Mourinho’s criticisms

Luke Shaw looks set to leave Manchester United in the summer after more criticism from manager Jose Mourinho. The left-back was substituted at half-time during Saturday’s 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final victory against Brighton. Mourinho said he had taken him off because Shaw, along with fellow full-back Antonio Valencia, had failed to follow his tactical instructions. The 22-year-old, who is under ...

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PSG win at Nice to make it nine in row in Ligue 1

Paris St-Germain moved closer to the Ligue 1 title as Dani Alves’ late winner gave them victory at Nice. Mario Balotelli hit the post for Nice, who took a 17th-minute lead when Allan Saint-Maximin finished off after good work from Alassane Plea. But PSG equalised four minutes later with a goal from ex-Manchester United midfielder Angel di Maria. Balotelli hit ...

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