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Video assistant referees to be used at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Video assistant referees will be used at the World Cup for the first time after Fifa formally approved the technology for this year’s tournament. VAR has been trialled in some domestic English cup games this season, and has been used in Germany and Italy. “We need to live with the times,” said Fifa president Gianni Infantino. “We wanted to give ...

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Record breaker Accam strangely ignored by Black Stars

Pacy Ghanaian forward David Accam has made history with his club side Chicago Fire in the MLS after becoming the first player in their history to score in five consecutive matches. However his form has been ignored by handlers of the national team of Ghana for the upcoming Afcon qualifier against Ethiopia and the international friendlies against the United States ...

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Black Stars beat Uzbek side Bunyokdor

Substitutes Asamoah Gyan and Frank Acheampong scored for Ghana on Tuesday when they beat Uzbek giants Bunyokdor 2-0 in a preparatory match for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Gyan scored for the Black Stars with his first touch of the game on 67 minutes before Acheampong extended the advantage with another strike eight minutes later. The Black Stars totally ...

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Black Stars coach names 26-man squad for AFCON 2017

Coach Avram Grant has named his named a 26-man provisional squad for the 2017 African Cup of Nations Cup competition. Captain Asamoah Gyan leads the side that will begin an 11-day training tour in the UAE before travelling to Gabon on January 13 for the competition. Below is the list: Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard ...

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Nyantakyi returns home today

The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi will arrive home from Egypt on Friday September 30 following his election onto the Fifa Council by the General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football. The GFA President is expected to touch down at 12:30 p.m. at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, where he will briefly interact with ...

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