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Legal cases threaten Ghana Premier League start date

The Ghana Football Association’s bid to start the Ghana Premier League on February 11 could suffer a jolt as the planned smooth take-off is threatened by some legal tussles. The Ghana Football Association announced that the 2017/18 league season would start from Saturday February 11, 2018. Many clubs have started …

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Didier Drogba’s phone stolen at CAF Awards held in Ghana

One fact has marked the award ceremony of the best actors of African football held in Accra on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Didier Drogba’s mobile phone was stolen at the 2017 CAF Awards held in Accra. But who dared steal the cell phone of star Didier Drogba? The former Chelsea …

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What next for Liverpool without Coutinho?

The transfer that Liverpool fans hoped would never happen has finally been agreed. Philippe Coutinho is set to become a Barcelona player in one of the most expensive deals ever. But just how much will Liverpool miss him, and where do they need to invest the £142m fee? With the …

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Chelsea boss Conte calls Jose Mourinho ‘a little man’

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has called Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho “a little man” as the pair continued to trade insults. On Friday, Mourinho said he would “never be suspended for match-fixing”, appearing to talk about Conte. The Italian received a four-month suspension while at Juventus in 2012-13 for failing …

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Man admits Dortmund team bus bombing

A man on trial over the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund football team bus last year has admitted he detonated explosives along its route. Sergei W, 28, told a court in Dortmund that he had not intended to kill anyone. He is a German of Russian origin. His full name …

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Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker close to confirming heavyweight fight

British heavyweight Anthony Joshua’s unification fight against Joseph Parker could be confirmed this week. New Zealander Parker’s promoter David Higgins is due in London on Monday, when he will finalise the deal with the 28-year-old’s promoter Eddie Hearn. The signing of contracts is understood to be imminent and Parker, 25, …

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Kevin Prince Boateng stands with Matuidi over racist abuse

Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng has thrown his weight of support behind Juventus star Blaise Matuidi after the midfielder opened up about being the subject of racial slurs during his side’s 1-0 win at Cagliari in Serie A on Saturday. The France midfielder took to his Facebook page after the game …

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Asamoah Gyan honoured with bizarre statue

Just days after Ghana’s Michael Essien was honoured with an abysmal statue, his compatriot Asamoah Gyan was spotted with his own questionable one. Gyan was honoured with a statue in Kumasi, southern Ghana, in tribute to his services for his country. It is understood that the sculptor who designed former …

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John Painstil focusing on coaching job at Vision Explorers Soccer Academy

Ex-Ghana defender John Painstil has been appointed head of coach of Vision Explorers Soccer Academy. Paintsil hopes to guide the Division Two side, based in Oyarifa, to the Ghana Premier League. The 36-year-old had stints with Absa Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs as a assistant to Steve Komphela. ”Right now I …

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Agyemang Badu reiterates readiness to return to the Black Stars

Ghana and Bussaspor midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has reiterated his readiness to make a Black Stars return anytime he is called upon to serve. The hardworking midfielder, however, satisfactorily claims he’s paid his dues for the national team having played for almost a decade and is not in any hurry …

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