Author Archives: Nathan Quao

Boakye-Yiadom picks up 2017 Red Star Belgrade Player of the Year

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Black Stars forward, Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, was named Red Star Belgrade’s Player of the Year at the team’s annual gala held on Thursday. Yiadom was awarded for his good goal-scoring form in the 2017 calendar year. So far, he has scored 39 goals in 48 matches for the club. The matches have been across the Serbian league, Serbian Cup and the ...

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss asked to clarify comments about Man City

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked to clarify the comments he made before Sunday’s derby defeat by Manchester City. The Football Association has requested observations from the Portuguese regarding his pre-match news conference on the Friday before the game. Mourinho suggested City players go to ground easily, saying: “A little bit of wind and they fall.” He has ...

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Stephen Sarfo joins Egyptian side Smouha SC

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Berekum Chelsea forward Stephen Sarfo has joined Egyptian side FC Smouha on a three-year deal. The deal was confirmed yesterday by Smouha after Sarfo underwent a medical. Sarfo was in good form in the 2017 calendar year scoring 15 times for Berekum Chelsea in the Ghana Premier League to finish on the scorers chart behind AshGold’s Hans Kwofie who had ...

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Revealed: Sports contribution to GDP is 1.4%; MOYS unimpressed with methodology in arriving at figure

Deputy Sports Minister, Pius Hadzide

The contribution of Sports to Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product stands at 1.4%, the Ghana Statistical Services Department has revealed but the Ministry of Youth and Sports has expressed discontent at how the GSS arrived at the figure. Speaking at a consultative forum to establish the Sports Fund, the representative of the Ghana Statistical Services, Asuo Afram, who was brought in ...

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Angolan club ordered by FIFA to pay former Hearts forward

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FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee has instructed Angolan Club Progresso Association Du Sambizanga to pay Ghanaian striker, Raphael Obeng, some money owed him during his time with the club. The former Hearts of Oak and Medeama man joined the Angolan side from Egyptian club, Telefonat Beni Suef in 2015. Obeng was not allowed to play in any competitive game with the club ...

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“Criteria will have to be met before accessing the Sports Fund”- Moses Foh-Amoaning

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Former President of the Ghana Boxing Authority and panelist at the Stakeholders Consultative Forum for the National Sports Development Fund, Moses Foh-Amoaning, has reveled that sporting federations will have to go through a strict criterion before being able to access the Fund when it is established. The Finance Ministry backed the Sports Ministry’s proposal for the Sports Fund in the ...

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There will be no room for complacency- Maidens Assistant Coach

AMMAN, JORDAN - OCTOBER 04: The Ghana players celebrate after their victory over the USA during the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 Group D match between USA and Ghana at King Abdullah II International Stadium on October 4, 2016 in Amman, Jordan. (Photo by Steve Bardens-FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Assistant Coach of Ghana’s Women’s U-17 national team, Baba Nuhu, has shut the door on any form of complacency when the Black Maidens welcome Gambia in the second leg of their U-17 World Cup qualifier on Saturday. The Maidens sealed an emphatic 5-1 win in the first leg in Bakau, and will be hoping to complete passage to the next round of ...

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