Author Archives: Benjamin Nketsia

Baba Rahman: Injury woes are behind me

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It has been a long spell on the sidelines for Ghana and Schalke 04 left wing back, Baba Rahman. A cruciate ligament injury suffered while representing Ghana in the opening match of Afcon 2017 has kept the budding talent out for well over a year. During that spell Schalke have fired Markus Weinzierl, the manager who orchestrated his loan from ...

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NSA boss pledges improved maintenance culture

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Director General of the National Sports Authority Robert Sarfo Mensah has promised an improvement in maintenance culture following the commencement of phase one of renovation work at the Accra Sports stadium. Slated for use as one of the major grounds when Ghana hosts the Women’s Afcon from November 17 to December 1,rigorous work will have to be carried out to ...

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Ghana drop to 54th in February FIFA Ranking

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Ghana dropped 4 places to the 54th position in the latest Coca Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. Ghana had occupied the 50th position in the January ranking but lost 68 points to drop out of the top 50. The Black Stars however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa, behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Cameroon and ...

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Marco Belinelli plans to sign with 76ers once he clears waivers

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Sharpshooter Marco Belinelli plans to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers once he clears waivers, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Belinelli’s deal will be for the remainder of the season for the veteran’s minimum, league sources said. Belinelli entered free agency on Saturday after a contract buyout with the Atlanta Hawks and will clear waivers on Monday. Belinelli has averaged 11.4 ...

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Fianoo unsure of his Ashgold future

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Chief Executive Officer of Ghana premier league side, Ashantigold, Kudjoe Fianoo, has admitted he is unsure about his future at the club, as new investors ready to take over. Ashgold are in discussions with investors to take over the club from Anglogold Ashanti who have struggled to finance 4 time Ghana Premier League champions in the last two years. And ...

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National Sports College slated for renovation

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Decades since its construction, the National Sports College in Winneba has finally been earmarked for renovation. The institution was established during the PNDC era in 1984, at a time when Sports was on a general decline in the country. The main mandate of the College was to train and retrain individuals in various technical fields to sustain and help promote ...

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Porzingis suffers ACL injury

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The New York Knicks announced that star forward Kristaps Porzingis tore the ACL in his left knee Tuesday. Porzingis suffered the injury after dunking over Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. He landed awkwardly and was helped to the locker room. Shams Charania of The Vertical reported Porzingis will undergo season-ending surgery. The 22-year-old was selected for his first All-Star ...

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Sports Ministry abrogates million dollar NSC renovation project

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Director of the National Sports College in Winneba,Eric Nkansah Dwamena, has disclosed that a renovation project worth an accumulated amount of USD 1.2 million has been called off due to the failure of the state to raise a portion of the stated sum. The Private-Public Partnership agreement was entered into by the government of Ghana and the World Bank to ...

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Daniel Opare is still under contract with Augsburg

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Ghanaian defender Daniel Opare is still under contract with Bundesliga club Augsburg and will see out the rest of his contract which ends in the summer. Reports broke over the weekend that the full-back had his contract terminated by the club after having transfer talks with Schalke on deadline day at the end of last month. However, the Augsburg statement ...

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Accam :Ghana must change planning approach for competitions

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Ghana and Philadelphia Union forward David Accam wants a change in approach to how the Black Stars prepare for various competitions if winning the next Afcon will become a reality. Ghana missed out on the 2018 World Cup in Russia,a situation the pacy forward believes could have been avoided if certain procedures had been handled differently. Ghana begun the Russia ...

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