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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 422

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 46

October 10, 2018 9:56 AM Dong Bortey unhappy with juju tag

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 53

April 1, 2018 1:34 PM Japan thrash Black Queens 7-1

Japan completed its preparation for the Women’s Asian Cup in emphatic style Sunday with a 7-1 victory over the Black Queens of Ghana in an international friendly. With an eye on her lineups for the April 6-20 tournament in Jordan, coach Asako Takakura made multiple changes throughout the match against the Black Queens, including bringing veteran forward 589

March 26, 2018 9:35 AM Aguero reiterates desire to return to Argentina in 2020

Sergio Aguero has reiterated his desire to return to Independiente when his contract at Manchester City expires. The 29-year-old joined City in 2011, signing from La Liga side Atletico Madrid. During his six years in Manchester, Aguero has been prolific and has become a legendary figure. He has just over two years left on his contract at the Etihad and says he wants 94

March 24, 2018 2:53 PM Ronaldo upstages Salah as Protugal beat Egypt

Cristiano Ronaldo won the battle between two of Europe’s in-form strikers as Portugal defeated Mohamed Salah’s Egypt 2-1 in Zurich. The European champions trailed until the 90th minute before Ronaldo scored twice to steal victory. Salah opened the scoring after the interval with a sweet left-footed drive from outside the area. But Ronaldo made it 43 goals 101

March 24, 2018 2:49 PM Coutinho scores as Brazil thrash World Cup hosts Russia in friendly

Brazil scored three goals in 13 minutes to ease past World Cup hosts Russia in a friendly in Moscow. After a goalless first half, Miranda opened the scoring at the Luzhniki Stadium, which will host seven matches at this summer’s tournament including the final. Philippe Coutinho scored a penalty for Brazil’s second before Paulinho headed in a third from close 115

March 23, 2018 10:22 AM Ghana to officially launch 2018 Women’s AFCON today

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) will today [Friday] officially launched the 13th Edition of the Total African Women’s Cup of Nations in Accra, the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The launch, expected to take place at the Alisa Hotel will be ably represented by Government officials 86

March 19, 2018 4:59 PM Man Utd trigger one-year extension for Ashley Young

Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause in Ashley Young’s contract which will keep him at the club until summer 2019. The 32-year-old joined the club from Aston Villa in 2011 as a winger but now plays more as a full-back. Young has won the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League in his time at Old Trafford. He has played 91

March 18, 2018 6:39 PM Luke Shaw set to leave club after more Mourinho criticism

Luke Shaw looks set to leave Manchester United in the summer after more criticism from manager Jose Mourinho. The left-back was substituted at half-time during Saturday’s 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final victory against Brighton. Mourinho said he had taken him off because Shaw, along with fellow full-back Antonio Valencia, had failed to follow his tactical instructions 85