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2019 AFCON: John Boye sent off as Ghana draw with Benin

Ghana’s Black Stars kicked off the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign with a disappointing 2-2 draw with Benin. The Stars were stunned early on as Benin scored first, their only goal of the game, in the second minute through Mickael Poté. The Black Stars...

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Asamoah Gyan on the cusp of AFCON milestone

Asamoah Gyan is Ghana's record man. He is a legend. He is famous and arguably the most iconic among this current generation. He has been the symbol of the Black Stars the last decade. At 33, he continues to break new barriers to further cement his...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Laurent Blanc wants to succeed Rafael Benitez at trouble-torn Newcastle. Aston Villa want six more signings this summer. West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed a swoop for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Charles Aranguiz was rejected. Aaron Wan-Bissaka is set for a Manchester...

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Some jokes are serious – Sefa Kayi ‘warns’ Asempa FM’s Osei Bonsu

Radio host Kwame Sefa Kayi, popularly called Chairman General, has ‘warned’ Philip Osei Bonsu, also known as O.B of Asempa FM to ‘be careful’ since according to him, “some jokes are serious”. His comment comes a day after Asante Kotoko beat Hearts of Oak 5-4 in...

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Akufo-Addo gifts GH¢30K to Abdulai Mukarama for World Cup heroics

Sports Minister Isaac Kwame Asiamah presented a cheque of GH¢30,000 to Black Maidens and Queens striker Abdulai Mukarama on behalf of President Nana Akufo-Addo for her sterling performance at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Uruguay last year. The Northern Ladies forward paid a courtesy call...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will issue a warning to Jesse Lingard after he posted a crude video on social media. Neymar's return to Barcelona remains unlikely despite the player being desperate to link up with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez...

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2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Black Stars leave Dubai for Cairo ahead of AFCON

The Black Stars of Ghana have left their training camp of Dubai for Cairo ahead of the start of the Nations Cup noon Friday. The team led by Kwesi Appiah and his technical members together with the playing body departed the Asian country for North Africa...

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Tier 1 Special Competition: Dr Kwame Kyei promises Kotoko Ghc 250,000 ahead of Karela clash

Executive Chairman of Asante Kotoko Dr Kwame Kyei has promised his side Ghc 250,000 should they win the Ghana Footballs Association Tier 1 Special Competition final against Karela United. The Tier I Special Competition final game comes off on Sunday June 23 at the Baba Yara...

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Nyantakyi reports John Paintsil to the police for alleged forgery of signatures

Former Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi has reported former Ghana defender John Paintsil to the CID Headquarters in Accra for allegedly forging the signatures of the directors of Wa All Stars in a bid to take over the club. The former Leicester City defender was reported...

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Ken Agyapong supports ADISCO

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Mr Kennedy Agyapong, has redeemed GH¢10,000 out of the GH¢15,000 he promised his alma mater, Adisadel College, for winning the 2019 inter-school hockey fiesta. Moments after Adisadel College had defeated rivals, St Augustine’s College, 5-4 on penalties at the...

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Breaking News! FIFA to take total control of soccer in Africa on the eve of 2019 AFCON over alleged...

The world football governing body, FIFA has made plans to take over the running of the Confederation of African Football in the wake of corruption scandals surrounding the controlling body for African association football. The announcement is expected to be made in a press conference in Egypt on...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Paul Pogba is in line for a £3.78m "loyalty" bonus from Manchester United just three days after declaring he needs a new challenge. Real Madrid are ready to offer Tottenham £45m plus midfielder Dani Ceballos to get their hands on Christian Eriksen....

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‘I hope to stay here for long’ – Kim Grant

Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak, Kim Grant has said he “hopes to stay” with the club for a longer period, in order to supervise the success of the project he has started. Coach Grant said there had been a lot of positive changes at...

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‘I almost had a heart attack after Hearts equalizer’ – C.K. Akonnor

Charles Kwablan Akonnor, Head Coach of Asante Kotoko has revealed that, he almost felt a heart attack, after his side considered a late equaliser against arch-rivals Hearts of Oak in the Normalisation Committee Special Competition semi-final clash in Accra last Sunday. The 45-year old disclosed after...

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Hearts of Oak striker Aboubacar Traore spotted wearing ‘juju’ amulet during Tier I Cup semis defeat to Kotoko

Hearts of Oak striker Aboubakar Traore has been exposed for using black magic 'juju' during the Tier I Special Competition defeat to rivals Asante Kotoko. The Burkinabe was exposed while he prostrated in reaction to his side's penalty shootout defeat and that exposed what he had...

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Kotoko knock out Hearts, meet Karela in grand final of NC Tier 1

Kumasi Asante Kotoko crushed rival Hearts of Oak’s dream of representing Ghana in next year’s CAF Champions League when they gained a 5-4 penalty win over their bitter opponents in their semi-final Normalisation Committee Special Tier 1 competition at the Accra Sports stadium. Amos Frimpong’s final...

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Hearts of Oak striker Aboubacar Traore spotted wearing ‘juju’ amulet during Tier I Cup semis defeat to Kotoko

Hearts of Oak striker Aboubakar Traore has been exposed for using black magic 'juju' during the Tier I Special Competition defeat to rivals Asante Kotoko. The Burkinabe was exposed while he prostrated in reaction to his side's penalty shootout defeat and that exposed what he had...

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Majeed Waris Axed by Wife and Soccer Team

Actress and ex-wife of Ghanaian international Majeed Waris believes his axing from the Black Stars final squad for AFCON 2019 was retribution for how he treated her during their marriage. Habiba Sinare in an emotional monologue on Hitz FM described herself as a proud divorcee and...

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KIM GRANT GOES DOWN IN STYLE.

KIM GRANT GOES DOWN IN STYLE. [caption id="attachment_73357" align="alignnone" width="765"] ©Christian Thompson/BackpagePix[/caption] He stooped to conquer the Porcupine Warriors in a match many pundits determined favoured Accra Hearts of Oak than their Kumasi counterparts. Grant could not be granted his desirous wish due to Kotoko's superior...

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Abedi Pele voted 5th greatest African footballer in history by France Football Magazine

Legendary Ghanaian footballer and arguably the best ever player from the West African country Abedi Pele Ayew has been voted the fifth greatest African footballer by French Football. French Football magazine picked a list of 30 African football greats to be voted for by 42 renowned...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional David de Gea is prepared for a fresh contract offer from Manchester United as talks over a new deal continue. Warren Gatland will be confirmed on Wednesday as head coach of the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa in 2021....

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Asamoah Gyan is Ghana’s greatest ever player – Former Black Stars Player insists

Asamoah Gyan is the greatest Ghanaian footballer of all time, insists outspoken former Black Stars defender, Sam Johnson. The former national team player, asserted his claim in an interaction with Accra-based Happy FM insisting, the general captain of Ghana’s senior national team “has done things no...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak wants to leave the club this summer and is interested in a move to Manchester United. Real Madrid will not buy Paul Pogba or Christian Eriksen this summer unless they can raise around €150m (£135m) in the...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes has been identified as a possible replacement for Paul Pogba at Manchester United or Christian Eriksen at Tottenham. Chelsea are undecided about who they want to replace Maurizio Sarri this summer as the big bosses see Frank...

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29 players in camp, as Black Stars now have a full house

Three days into Black Stars camping in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), all 29 invited players have reported to camp. United States of America (USA) based defender Jonathan Mensah and goalkeeper Richard Ofori were the last batch of players to join the team at the...

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FC Utrecht eye summer move for Bayern star Kwasi Okyere

Dutch Eredivisie FC Utrecht are eyeing a summer move for Ghanaian striker Kwasi Okyere Wriedt following his incredible performance at Bayern Munich II for the past seasons. Okyere has emerged as a transfer target for the Red and White lads and are in pole position of...

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FIFA confirms forensic audit of Nyantakyi-led GFA

FIFA has confirmed it conducted a forensic audit on the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and found no acts of corruption or financial impropriety on Kwesi Nyantakyi during his tenure. Ghana's leading football website, www.GHANASoccernet.com, broke the news ex-Football Association chief and members of the Executive Committee...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Real Madrid are set to sign Eden Hazard after agreeing a €100m fee with Chelsea. Rodri has fuelled talk of a move to Man City, asking Atletico Madrid for 'space' to make a decision on his future. Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta is...

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Sports Transfer Paper Talk Regional

Paper Talk National Regional Atletico Madrid are confident of confirming the signing of Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso. Manuel Lanzini is in line for a new five-year contract at West Ham as they try to fend off Fenerbahce. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has told Real Madrid he...

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Shopkeeper and son arrested in Kumasi for selling fake Asante Kotoko replica jerseys

A shopkeeper and his son in Kumasi have been arrested for selling fake Strike replica jerseys of Asante Kotoko. The duo who operate Tarkoradian Brothers were picked up on Tuesday morning in the Ashanti Regional capital. According to reports, they were locked up at the Kumasi...

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