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October 11, 2018 12:58 PM We’ll use proceeds from Black Stars game to settle salaries

The management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko are expected to use gate proceeds from their friendly game against the Black Stars on Friday to pay winning bonuses should the porcupine warriors beat the Black Stars. The game which comes off at the Baba Yara Stadium was put together by the Normalization Committee following the cancellation of Black Stars 2019 Africa 1140

October 11, 2018 7:40 AM Ghanaians react to cancellation of Sierra Leone double-header

Caf's decision to call off Ghana's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying back-to-back games against Sierra Leone has generated quite some talk on social media. While some fans lamented the missed opportunity to see the Black Stars in action, others focused on what could become of the six points that were up for grabs. Sierra Leone's inability to meet a Fifa ultimatum 729

October 11, 2018 6:30 AM Accra Sports Stadium pitch ready for AWCON 2018

The Accra Sports Stadium pitch is ready for the Africa Women Cup of Nations to be hosted in the country. The stadium, which is being renovated for the competition is almost done but the playing surface is 100% completed for the games. The other venue for the tournament, the Cape Coast stadium is also in great shape for the 11th edition of the Women's 701

October 11, 2018 6:28 AM 2019 AFCON qualification won't be easy

Empoli midfielder, Afriyie Acquah has gone has admitted that Ghana’s qualification to the next Africa Cup of Nation wouldn’t come by mouth. The hard-tackling midfielder says playing Sierra Leone wouldn’t come so easily and that the Black Stars will only have to put in much effort to cushion victory their victory over the Leone Stars on Thursday at the Baba Yara Stadium 683

October 11, 2018 5:48 AM Dan Kweku Yeboah insists Coach Kwesi Appiah demanded for Kotoko friendly

Dan Kweku Yeboah, the spokesperson for the Normalization Committee says Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah requested for a friendly game against Kotoko just after receiving confirmation that the Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone had been cancelled. Ghana were due to host the Leone Stars at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Thursday in the third 639

October 11, 2018 5:42 AM Ghana Rugby Eagles management cautions against unrealistic expectations

The management and coaching team of the Ghana National Rugby Team, the Ghana Eagles, has cautioned fans and supporters to be realistic in their expectations for the Rugby Africa 2018 Men’s Sevens Tournament that will be held in Monastir, Tunisia on 13 and 14 October 2018. Mr Hebert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, said that the team’s 639

October 10, 2018 10:53 PM Stars play Kotoko Friday after CAF cancels Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier

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 606

October 10, 2018 1:31 PM 2018 Youth Olympics Swimming: Abeiku Jackson reaches semis of 50m butterfly

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 525 1

October 10, 2018 10:51 AM Ghana to receive over $250k from CAF over Sierra Leone match cancellation

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 63

August 18, 2018 3:22 PM Kofi Annan Foundation statement: The Death of former UN Secretary General

It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness. His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during his last days. Kofi Annan was a global 231