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  • Dogboe to pursue International Affairs degree at UPenn

    October 11, 2018 1:52 AM 737

    Ghana's WBO super bantamweight champion, Isaac 'Royal Storm' Dogboe is set to pursue a degree programme in International Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania to enrich his educational background. Dogboe (20-0, 14 KOs), who is expected to return to the ring on December 8 on the Vasyl Lomachenkov-Jose Pedraza card at the Madison Square Gardens in New York, noted

  • Stars play Kotoko Friday after CAF cancels Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier

    October 10, 2018 10:53 PM 762

    The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), has cancelled the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), qualifier between Ghana and Sierra Leone. A communique from CAF informed the Ghana Football Association’s (GFA), Normalization Committee that “the CAN 2019 Qualifier match no. 65 (Ghana vs Sierra Leone) & 89 (Sierra Leone vs Ghana) on the 11th and 14th of October

  • Black Stars players refusing to play in unplanned friendly against Kotoko

    October 10, 2018 4:30 PM 710

    A host of players in the Black Stars have kicked against plans to play in a friendly against Asante Kotoko on Friday. The Normalization Committee of the Ghana FA had announced the friendly match against the Kumasi-based club as a replacement for the botched 2019 AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone. Ghana was originally billed to play the Lone Stars

  • Nathaniel Asamoah backs Yacouba to achieve bigger things with Kotoko

    October 10, 2018 4:26 PM 693

    Former Asante Kotoko striker Nathaniel Asamoah has backed Songné Yacouba to achieve bigger things with Asante Kotoko. Nathaniel who currently plays for Armenian side FC Banants still follows the local game from his European base and has positive things about the Kotoko attacker. “I have not seen him (Yacouba) play but I have heard a lot about him,” Asamoah

  • Mark Noonan won’t succeed at Hearts – Sam Johnson

    October 10, 2018 3:44 PM 676

    Sam Johnson thinks Mark Noonan will not be successful at Accra Hearts of Oak following the latest departure of the ultra-talented Patrick Razak. Former Hearts of Oak player Sam Johnson aka “Foyoo” has raised doubts over the work of the managing director of the club Mark Noonan and believes the American, despite his vast experience, will not excel at the Phobian

  • 2018 Youth Olympics Swimming: Abeiku Jackson reaches semis of 50m butterfly

    October 10, 2018 1:31 PM 660 2

    Ghana swimming sensation Abeiku Jackson has qualified to the semifinals of the men's 50m butterfly event at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics. The 18-year-old finished second and clocked a new personal best with a time of 24.44 seconds. This reduces his time for the event by 0.14 seconds as his previous finishing time stood at 24.58 seconds. Abeiku Jackson

  • Ghana to receive over $250k from CAF over Sierra Leone match cancellation

    October 10, 2018 10:51 AM 81

    Ghana’s Normalization Committee expects a refund from CAF to cover the cost of its preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone after the continent’s ruling body cancelled the encounter on Tuesday. According to sources within the stopgap Committee, the country is expecting a reimbursement of over $250,000 to cover player

  • Goal against Barcelona one of the best of my career – Essien

    October 10, 2018 10:12 AM 90

    Former Ghanaian international, Michael Essien says his stunning strike against Barcelona in the semi-finals of the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League is his best goal. Essien’s exquisite goal was cancelled by Andreas Iniesta in the dying minute of the game as the English side were shown the exit. However, the Chelsea legend describes the goal as one of the best in his football

  • Kotoko writes to NSA over Baba Yara Stadium

    October 10, 2018 10:01 AM 101

    Management has written to the National Sports Authority to request for the use of the Baba Yara Stadium for Sunday's friendly match against Save African Child FC. The Porcupine Warriors have lined up a clash against the Burkinabe Premier League new entrants in Kumasi on Sunday, October 14, 2018, as they continue to put the team in shape

  • Dong Bortey unhappy with juju tag

    October 10, 2018 9:56 AM 92

    Former Hearts of Oak star Bernard Don Bortey feels saddened when his exploits in football are attributed to the use of black magic. The 36-year-old insists it took him years of hard work and training to be on top during his playing days with the Accra based outfit. “I hate that they think I used juju to do some of the things I did especially at Accra