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Ayew brothers, Amartey excluded from Ghana squad for Mexico and USA friendlies

Ayew brothers – Andre and Jordan Ayew and Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey have been excluded from the Black Stars squad to play Mexico and USA in a doubleheader friendly by head coach Kwesi Appiah. The trio were excluded because their clubs had raised fatigue concerns following a tough Premier League season. Despite training with […]

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Gambia national goalkeeper dies crossing the Mediterranean to Italy

The goalkeeper of the women’s national soccer team in Gambia is believed to have died while trying to migrate to Italy, a member of her family said Thursday. Fatim Jawara, 19, died on October 27 during an attempt to cross by boat from Libya to Italy, the athlete’s cousin, Ablie Jobarteh, told dpa. After leaving […]

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Alhassan Wakasu and Andy Yiadom handed Black Stars call-up

Ghana coach Avram Grant has included debutants Alhassan Wakasu and Andy Yiadom in his 23 man squad as Ghana takes on Egypt in a 2018 World Cup qualifier at the Borg El- Arab Stadium in Alexandria. Portugal-based midfielder Wakaso of Rio Ave and defender Yiadom of English Championship side Barnsley were handed their first Black […]

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Three German Olympic champions head FIFA best woman shortlist

A trio of Olympic champions from Germany leads the 10-strong shortlist for the 2016 FIFA best women’s player award released by football’s governing body on Thursday. Bayern Munich players Melanie Behringer and Sara Daebritz, as well as Dzenifer Marozsan, now at Champions League winners Olympique Lyon of France, were on the German team that beat […]

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FIFA ethics probe calls for lifelong ban for Bin Hammam aide

FIFA’s ethics committee’s investigatory chamber has called for a lifelong football ban against an aide of the suspended football official Mohamed bin Hammam. Najeeb Chirakal worked in Qatar for Bin Hammam, a former member of the FIFA executive committee and president of the Asian Football Confederation, who was banned from football for life in 2012. […]

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Murray, Djokovic both progress in tight number one battle

Serb Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed locked in their struggle for number one as the Scot secured a narrow 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 7-5 win over Spain’s Fernando Verdasco to struggle into the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. Murray, ranked second and pushing Djokovic hard in the points race, left it late […]

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Egypt allays security concerns ahead of Ghana clash

Egyptian ambassador to Ghana, Mohammed Heider, has played down security concerns ahead of the Black Stars’ encounter with the Pharaohs on November 13. The two African giants are set to face off at the Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria, in the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers. Egypt has been caught up in political uprisings in […]

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Martha Bissah finally cleared by NCAA

Martha Bissah finally cleared by NCAA

Former Youth Olympic gold medalist Martha Bissah has finally been cleared by the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) to continue her athletic career in Norfolk State University (NSU) in Virginia, USA. Bissah emerged as the gold medalist in the Girls’ 800metre race at the Summer Youth Olympics in 2014 in a time of 2:04:90 minutes. […]

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Ghana coach Avram Grant names 23 man squad ahead of Egypt

Ghana named debutantes Alhassan Wakaso and Andy Yiadom in a 23-man injury-ravaged squad without key players Asamoah Gyan and Kwadwo Asamoah for this month’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Egypt. The Black Stars coach, Avram Grant has been forced to travel to Alexandria for the very important match without Gyan and Juventus playmaker Kwadwo […]

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Osei Asibey joins Africa Arm wrestling Board

Charles Osei Asibey, a sports journalist and President of the Ghana Arm Wrestling Federation (GAF) has been appointed onto the Governing Board of The Africa Arm Wrestling Federation (AAF). The appointment comes months after Mr Osei Asibey officially assumed the leadership of the sport in Ghana. Osei Asibey, a radio presenter, is the first Ghanaian […]