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Jerome Boateng opens up about his love for Ghana

German international Jerome Boateng has opened up on some personal reasons behind his tattoos. On the left arm of the World Cup winner is a beautiful artwork of Africa and Ghana which he explains is a demonstration of his love for Africa and Ghana, his father’s land. Boateng who has visited Africa once but yet to step foot on the …

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West Africa is not just taking part in Winter Olympics – Akwasi Frimpong

Taking part in the Pyeongchang Games is not the end goal for Ghana’s first skeleton racer Akwasi Frimpong — he wants to set the foundations for more Winter Olympians from Africa. A converted track athlete who also tried bobsleigh, Frimpong’s switch to skeleton — and to representing the country of his birth – has opened the door to an Olympic …

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My father was against my move to West Ham United – Andre Ayew reveals

Ghana attacker Andre Ayew has disclosed how his father, Abedi Pele, warned him against leaving Swansea City for West Ham United. Ayew rejoined the Swans after sealing a club-record £18 million move from West Ham on deadline day, returning less than 18 months after leaving to join the Hammers. It means the 28-year-old will play alongside his little brother Jordan …

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Tagoe stops Saucedo to retain IBO Lightweight belt

Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe stopped Fernando Saucedo to retain the IBO Lightweight title in a controversial decision on Saturday, 27 January, 2018 at the Bukom Boxing Arena. The referee stopped the bout in the 10th round after Saucedo hit the canvass from punches to the back of his head which is illegal in boxing. However, the referee stopped the bout …

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George Weah’s Presidency – The prophecy, confidence, determination and message

Barely five days ago, the annals of World Football was given a historic turn following the ascension of former Ballon d’Or winner George Oppong Weah to the Presidential seat of Liberia – a feat that has given footballers, both active and retired, a new level of confidence, renewed hope and determination to face the future. The Prophecy Perhaps, many felt …

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Sports Ministry commiserates with family of late Nii Nortey Dua

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) has released a statement to sympathize with the family of former deputy Sports Minister Hon. Nii Nortey Dua. Below is a statement signed by the Public Relations officer, Elvis Adjei-Baah. The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) is saddened to hear the death of the former Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports and …

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La Beats Tema To Lift 2017 McDan Ga Adangme Unity Cup

Accra Hearts of Oak Striker, Kwame Kizito’s lone goal ensured victory for La XI against Tema XI to lift the 2017 McDan Ga Adangme Unity Cup match played on Sunday at the La Town Park, Accra. The match, played at a packed Park and watched by dignitaries including Former President Jerry John Rawlings, Stephen Appiah, Laryea Kingston, Emmanuel Armah, all …

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Bukom Banku tastes first professional defeat

Maverick light heavyweight boxer Braimah Issah Kamoko popularly known as Bukom Banku suffered his first professional defeat on Saturday night. The defeat came by way of a 7th round technical knock-out in a cruiser-weight bout against undefeated Samir Bastie at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. The bout was dubbed ‘Make or Break’ by Box Office Promotions as the two …

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Ghana plans audacious bid for 2038 World Cup and Olympic Games

Ghana is planning an ambitious-bid to stage the 2038 FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games as part of its 40-year national development plan, developed by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC). The Director-General of the NDPC, Dr Nii Moi Thompson in an interview on Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana program on Tuesday night revealed that the bid is dependent …

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We’re going to make it to the World Cup – Dede Ayew

Ghana Deputy Captain Andre Ayew has hinted it is a make or break week for Ghana in their quest to make it to a fourth straight FIFA World Cup finals. The race to Russia 2018 resumes this weekend across the globe but in Ghana, the Black Stars will be hosting central Africans Congo in Group E, which also houses Egypt …

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