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Mumuni hat trick fires Ghana past Ivory Coast into WAFU Cup final

Hat-trick hero Shafiu Mumuni fired Ghana into the final of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Ivory Coast 3-1 in the semifinal at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies, Senegal on Tuesday. The Black Stars had the first chance on goal in the 10th minute, but Joseph Esso saw his 20-yard free kick brilliantly saved by keeper Eliezer …

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Doha 2019: Ghana women’s relay team to line up against Great Britain, Jamaica

The Ghana women’s relay team has been handed a tough field in their 4x100m semi final heat on Friday evening. The quartet of Flings Owusu-Agyapong, Gemma Acheampong, Persis William Mensah and Hor Halutie will have to contend with Great Britain, Jamaica and Germany in an extremely difficult field. Brazil, Nigeria, Italy and China complete the line up. Ghana must finish …

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Asante Kotoko eliminated from CAF Champions League by 10-man Etoile in Tunisia

Asante Kotoko suffered elimination from the Group stage of the CAF Champions League after a 3-0 defeat a ten-man Etoile du Sahel side on Sunday in Monastir. The Porcupine Warriors got evicted from the continent’s flagship inter-clubs competition after a aggregate 3-2 defeat to the Tunisians. The Ghanaian champions could not take advantage of second half red card shown the …

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GFA Elections: Nii Lantey Vanderpuye endorses Fred Pappoe for top job

Former Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye says he will vote for Fred Pappoe to become the next Ghana Football Association president if he were among 120 delegates. “If you ask me of all the people who are vying for the position, if I have a vote, I will vote for Fred Pappoe,” Mr Vanderpuye told Joy Sports. He added: “Fred …

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Eintracht Frankfurt fans chant Tony Yeboah’s name in Europa League loss against Arsenal

Eintracht Frankfurt fans at the Commerzbank-Arena Stadium broke into chants of former Ghana striker Tony Yeboah during their 3-0 defeat against Arsenal in the opening day of the 2019/20 UEFA Europa League on Thursday night. Yeboah was the first black player to join the Eagles during the 1990 season. The powerful hitman established himself as a deadly striker, silencing all …

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Kofi Asare Brako named PRO of Sports Ministry

Popular Sports journalist, Kofi Asare Brako, has been appointed as the new Public Relations Officer for the Ministry for Youth and Sports. He confirmed this in an interview on Kumasi based radio station Nhyira FM, Monday. Mr Brako, popularly called Abatey, will also serve as aide to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah. “I have taken over as …

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Nominations for GFA elections open Monday

The Normalisation Committee overseeing the administration of football in Ghana has released the road-map to finalise its mandate. As per the road-map, election of a new Ghana Football Association (GFA) President is scheduled for Friday, October 25. The newly elected president will be sworn in same day. But before that key exercise, nominations will open from Monday, September 16 for …

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Yaw Yeboah’s superb solo strike sends Ghana to U-23 AFCON

Ghana has defied odds to beat Algeria 1-0 and qualify for their first-ever CAF U23 Cup of Nations finals. Captain Yaw Yeboah, who plays for Celta Vigo, scored the only goal to ensure the Black Meteors secured a 2-1 aggregate win. Ghana gaffer Ibrahim Tanko made three changes to his squad that performed abysmally last Friday at the Accra Sports …

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Watch how Bukom Banku won his first ever bout outside Ghana

Braimah Kamoko aka Bukom Banku, got his first ever victory outside Ghana after he knocked out Ferenc Albert in Bradford, United Kingdom on Saturday. Kamoko stopped his Hungarian opponent in the 3rd round of their bout which took place at St. George Hall in Bradford. The bout was put together by Monarch Events and Promotions. Kamoko’s last major bout was …

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Stephen Okrah, Jordan Opoku cleared to feature for Asante Kotoko in CAF Champions League

Augustine Okrah and Jordan Opoku have been cleared by CAF to feature for Asante Kotoko in the 2019/20 Caf Champions League. The pair missed Kano Pillars tie after their late inclusion to Kotoko’s updated 29-man squad failed to receive the approval of the Confederation of African Football (Caf). According to reports, the Reds sought clarifications on the status of the …

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