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December 7, 2017 2:55 PM GFA to regulate activities of Football Academies

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced they will soon introduce guidelines to regulate the activities of Football Academies in the country. At the moment, there is no proper regulatory framework for setting up a football academy, a situation that exposes young and desperate footballers to scrupulous football agents. GFA president Kwesi Nyantakyi 6

November 22, 2017 5:40 PM Goldfields spent $15m on Black Stars in 6-years

Executive Vice-President of Goldfields Ghana Limited, Alfred Baku, has disclosed that Goldfields Ghana spent $15 million on the Black Stars when they were title sponsors of the national team for a period of six years. He made mention of this at the launch of the 2017 Professional Golfers’ Tournament, which was held at the Goldfields Ghana office in Accra 21

November 21, 2017 6:30 AM Kwesi Nyantakyi appointed President of 2018 CAF World Cup Committee

President of the Ghana Football Association and CAF 1st Vice President, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been appointed President of Africa’s 2018 World Cup Committee. The Committee was set up to plan out the adequate kind of support that CAF can provide to African representatives at the competition. Nyantakyi will be assisted by Zambian football legend and CAF EXCO member 25

November 1, 2017 6:04 PM Former Ghana & Ajax midfielder Yakubu dies

BENGALURU - Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday 29

November 1, 2017 5:45 PM Former Ghana and Ajax midfielder Abubakari Yakubu dies aged 35

Former Ghana and Ajax defensive midfielder Abubakari Yakubu has died at the age of 35, the Ghanaian Football Association said on Wednesday. The Ghana FA announced the news on Twitter but did not give the reason for his death. Multiple media reports said that Yakubu died in a hospital in the southern Ghanaian city of Tema on Tuesday. 'We're sad to hear the death 12

November 1, 2017 5:28 PM Borussia Dortmund's Aubameyang and RB Leipzig's Keita nominated for 2017 African Player of the Year Award

Aubameyang, who won the award in 2015 and finished second in 2014 and 2016, is bidding to become only the sixth player to win the award more than once, while Keita is in the running for his first individual accolade after being named on a 30-player shortlist. Current head coaches and technical directors of the affiliated nations of the African Football 9

November 1, 2017 12:43 PM Ghana Football Association Confirm​ Ex-Ajax Midfielder Yakubu Abubakar Dies at the Age of 36

The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that 36-year-old Yakubu Abubakar, who represented the Black Stars in their qualifying matches for the 2006 World Cup, has passed away in the city Tema on Tuesday afternoon. It is still unknown how Abubakar, who spent over 10 years plying his trade in Holland, passed away. Abubakar was first promoted to the senior 7

October 31, 2017 2:20 PM Aduana to face Chelsea on Sunday in Coronation match| News

Premier League champions Aduana Stars will face Brong Ahafo Regional rivals Berekum Chelsea in a special coronation match at the Nana Agyemang Badu 2 Park in Dormaa Ahenkro. Aduana's coronation was rescheduled from the final day of the season at the Len Clay Stadium, following a request by the club to PLB for a special coronation match to be hosted n Dormaa-Ahenkro 11

October 30, 2017 6:03 PM Kenyan President Kenyatta wins 98 percent of vote in repeat election

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 percent of the vote in a repeated election in which an opposition boycott helped lower turnout to 39 percent, the electoral commission said on Monday. The announcement touched off small protests in a few opposition strongholds but also celebrations in pro-Kenyatta areas. Veteran opposition 14

October 28, 2017 8:19 AM Ex Kotoko, Hearts goalie Soulama Abdoulaye dies in Burkina

Burkina Faso football has been dealt a huge blow following the sad news of the death of Stallions shot stopper Soulama Abdoulaye on Friday afternoon, Burkina24.com has reported. The former Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak goalkeeper, who also played for ASFA Yennega of Burkina Faso, passed away in Bobo Dioulasso at the age of 37 after a long illness 7