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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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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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Samuel Inkoom suspended by FIFA for failing to pay agent

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Ghanaian footballer, Samuel Inkoom, has been handed a one-year ban from football by FIFA for failing to pay Andrew Evans, a football agent an amount of Euros 352, 500 based on a contract the two parties signed back in 2010. Evans reported Inkoom to FIFA after Inkoom had moved from Basel in Switzerland to Dnipro in Ukraine in 2011 The ...

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GHPL Week 18: Hearts thump Bolga, AshGold pip Medeama on the road

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Hearts of Oak responded to their 5-0 loss to WAFA from Week 17 by beating Bolga All Stars 4-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium on Friday. The Phobians were very eager to right the wrongs of the loss to WAFA and they started well. They were rewarded in the 24th minute through Kwame Kizito. After 43 minutes, Vincent Atinga scored ...

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GHPL Week 17: WAFA flatten Hearts, Olympics hold Kotoko in Kumasi

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WAFA dished out a beat down to Hearts at the Red Bull Arena in Sogakope in Week 17 of the Ghana Premier League after winning 5-0. Majeed Ashimaru, Ibrahim Abdulwahab, Daniel Lomotey (2 goals), Ibrahim Abukar gave the home side the biggest win of the round. The win sent WAFA back to the top of the table on 35 points ...

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Calculated steps: The contrasting fortunes of Kwesi Nyantakyi and Ghana football

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Following the appointment of Kwesi Nyantakyi to the position of CAF 1st Vice-President, Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia believes that while the GFA boss’ personal rise is wonderful, he has done little in terms of building Ghana football. Carefully laid Plans On days of accountability, he enters with the aura of a mobster, flanked by “well-wishers” and statuesque men from the ...

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MTN FA Cup Round of 64: Hearts, Kotoko, Bechem all progress

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Asante Kotoko got through to the Round of 32 but they needed penalties to put away Bekwai Youth Academy at the Gyamfi Park. The match ended 1-1 after Jawu Thomas scored a 94th-minute equaliser to cancel Kwame Boateng’s goal in the 46th minute. The tie went into the shootout and Kotoko prevailed 3-1. Hearts of Oak made it to the round ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Kotoko pulls trigger on Luga, EPL cat and mouse, Triple double Westbrook

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Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao returns with his column and this week, he takes a quizzical look at Asante Kotoko axing of head coach Zdravko Lugarusic, Chelsea and Spurs’ contest in the Premier League and new triple double king of the NBA, Russell Westbrook. Lugarusic ‘guillotined’ by Kotoko After playing 11 matches in the Ghana Premier League and placing second ...

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Angry Kotoko fans hold up team’s training, throw out Lugarusic

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Fans of Asante Kotoko held up the team’s training session on Thursday afternoon for over an hour in protest over the recent poor results in the Ghana Premier League. Kotoko coach Zdravko Lugarusic was prevented from entering the training pitch and was initially turned away by fans, led by one Seidu. They allowed the players into the Kotoko’s Adako Jachie ...

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GPL Week 10: WAFA go top, Kotoko falls in Tarkwa

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WAFA went to the top of the league table after a huge 3-0 home win over AshGold at Sogakope. The slick-ball playing side were at their best and they found the opener through Prince Ampem Darko in the 17th minute. Daniel Lomotey and Gideon Waja added the other goals to give them 20 points. AshGold are now bottom of the ...

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