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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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Adolf Armah Appeals To President Nana Akufo Addo Over His Tuba Property

Former Black Stars Captain Adolf Armah is appealing to the President of Ghana Nana Akufo Addo through the Ministry of Youth & Sports, Ministry of Works and Housing, Lands Depertment as well as the Ministry of Interior and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to help him save his land at Tuba, near Krokrobote in Accra which some unknown person is …

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Africa’s football future looks bright with new CAF President, says Abedi Pele

Former Black Stars captain Abedi Pele believes African football has a bright future under new CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad. The soccer maestro has been earmarked for a role under the tenure of the new president of the continent’s football governing body. The 52-year-old confirmed holding a lengthy talk with the Malagasy during a meeting in Morocco last month, but he …

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Official: Kotoko part ways with coach Zdravko Logarusic

Asante Kotoko have confirmed terminating the contract of head coach Zdravko Lugarusic after just 11 matches in the Ghana Premier League. The marriage was cancelled after Kotoko’s barren game with Ebusua Dwarfs on match day 11 of the 2016/17 Premier League. “Zdravko’s contract has been terminated. He has accepted the official notification given to him. Assistant coach, Godwin Ablordey will …

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Andre Ayew scores again in West Ham defeat

Andre Ayew scored for the second weekend in a row but it was onc again not enough as West Ham were beaten 3-2 at home by a resurgent Leicester City. Riyad Mahrez, Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy — three of the main protagonists of last season’s title triumph — stunned the Hammers with first-half goals. The Foxes showed no signs …

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Ghana through to AFCON semi-finals

Ghana’s Ayew brothers grabbed a goal each to beat DR Congo 2-1 and put the Black Stars through to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. Aston Villa’s Jordan Ayew opened the scoring on 62 minutes, curling the ball past Ley Matampi in the Leopards goal. Paul-Jose M’Poku equalised for DR Congo with a sensational curling long-range effort from outside the …

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Black Stars lineup for today’s AFCON against Mali

Coach Avram Grant has named his starting line-up for today’s AFCON match against Mali in Port Gentil, Gabon. Razak Braimah will be in post for the Black Stars with Leicester’s Daniel Amartey set to partner John Boye in defence. Harrison Afful and Frank Acheampong to play on the right and left sides of defence respectively. Thomas Teye Partey and Mubarak …

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Songo, Abatay kneel to beg Kwesi Nyantakyi

Disgraced sports presenters Patrick Osei ‘Songo’ Agyemang and Kofi ‘Abatay’ Asare Brako are cowardly using the cover of darkness to plead with FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi to drop his $2m defamatory lawsuit against them, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. Songo, who had previously bragged that the Ghana FA president cannot take legal action against him claiming he is corrupt, humiliatingly …

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