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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 478

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 453

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 446

October 11, 2018 1:52 AM Dogboe to pursue International Affairs degree at UPenn

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 416

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 429

October 10, 2018 4:30 PM Black Stars players refusing to play in unplanned friendly against Kotoko

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 385

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 380

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 48

October 10, 2018 10:01 AM Kotoko writes to NSA over Baba Yara Stadium

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 47

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 54