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Ghana’s position unchanged on FIFA rankings

Kwesi Appiah’s appointment was greeted with optimism as fans believed he was the right man to improve the fortunes of the senior national team, Black Stars. But with three months, Ghana continue to perform poorly on the FIFA ranking. The latest ranking released in August shows the Black Stars have maintained …

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GFA explains working day choice for Black Stars clash with Congo

Next month will be busy for the Black Stars as they try to revive the campaign in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The team have a point from two matches as qualifying for the global showpiece in Russia next year looks like a needle in a haystack. Ghana has …

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Morocco confirms it will bid to host 2026 World Cup

The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The deadline for countries to express their intention to bid to host the tournament is Friday with Morocco the only confirmed bidders so far. The United States, Canada and Mexico announced in April that they intend to …

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World Championships: Guliyev wins 200m with Van Niekerk second & Makwala sixth

Turkey’s Ramil Guliyev wrecked the dreams of 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk and comeback kid Isaac Makwala to seize the 200m world title. South African Van Niekerk had been hunting the first 200m-400m double since Michael Johnson 22 years ago, while Makwala of Botswana had run a solo time trial …

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Kolo Toure handed coaching role with Ivory Coast Olympic team

The former Arsenal and Liverpool defender has been handed a coaching role with lesser national teams in his native country The Ivorian Football Federation have confirmed the appointment of Kolo Toure as the assistant coach of Ivory Coast Olympic team and home-based team, Ivory Coast A. The 36-year-old defender who …

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Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal beaten by 18-Year-Old Canadian

Rafael Nadal fell to a shock defeat by 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Wildcard Shapovalov came from a set down to beat top seed Nadal 3-6 6-4 7-6 (6-4) and become the youngest player to reach a Masters 1000 quarter-final. Nadal’s loss means Andy Murray …

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Black Stars B training schedule frustrated by Burkinabe FA

The scheduled training of Black Stars B on Thursday at Comet Park was frustrated by Burkinabe FA when the Stallions of Burkina Faso also decided to train at the venue at the same time. The Stars arrived at the Comet Park at 3.45pm only to be denied access on the …

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Nyantakyi, Afriyie smoke peace pipe

Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Elvis Adjei-Baah has said the President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi and his Vice, George Afriyie, have resolved their differences after a closed door meeting with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah. Reports indicated that the …

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Bawumia will revive RTU – Mahama

Farouk Aliu Mahama, son of late Former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has expressed confidence in Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to help make Real Tamale United (RTU) a formidable force in Ghana football again. The Tamale-based club’s 33-year stay in the elite football division came to a close when …

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Abedi Pele and Maha celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

Ghana legend Abedi Pele and wife Maha are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary today, in a blissful union which has produced two football super stars. The iconic former Ghana captain and his adorable better half tied the knot in 1987 and has been blessed with two sons – Andre and …

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