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Government must interfere in GFA affairs now! – Kuffuor

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– Samuel Osei Kuffour has urged Ghana’s government to step into the management of football even at the risk of a two-year FIFA ban because he thinks long term it will be beneficial for the country. The former Black Stars defender was scathing in his criticism of the Kwesi Nyantekyie administration in an interview on TalkSports on TV3 and said ...

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Sierra Leone want 2015 African Cup postponed

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– The president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), who has seen the sport come to a “grinding halt” in her country because of the Ebola outbreak, has backed host Morocco’s request to have the African Cup of Nations postponed. Isha Johansen also revealed that the SLFA has used money donated to the organisation by the sport’s international governing ...

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Sierra Leone to ‘host’ Elephants in Ivory Coast

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– Sierra Leonean officials have picked Ivory Coast’s capital Abidjan as venue for their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations home match against the Elephants on November 15. The Leone Stars have been forced to play their previous home games outside Sierra Leone due to the outbreak of the Ebola disease. [contextly_sidebar id=”svqEpyR1BsQ1hWUQ9CmxpoutEz6k3f1K”] And with just one point claimed from four rounds, ...

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Interview: Stephen Keshi, after his reappointment as Nigeria boss

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– Newly-reinstated Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has said he does not expect any problems with the Nigeria Football Federation leadership despite the national body being forced to reverse its decision not to offer him a new contract, by the country’s president Goodluck Jonathan. The new NFF board led by Amaju Pinnick was clearly unhappy with the Super Eagles’ recent ...

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Afcon decision over Ebola could come today

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– A decision on whether the African Nations Cup finals will go ahead in January or be postponed because of fears over the Ebola virus is expected on Monday after the Moroccan government meets with Confederation of African Football leaders. The meeting in Rabat was fixed last month when Morocco wrote to CAF asking it to postpone the tournament after ...

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Decision on 2015 AFCON could be made on Monday

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A decision on whether the Africa Cup of Nations finals will go ahead in January or be postponed because of fears over the Ebola virus is expected on Monday after the Moroccan government meets with Confederation of African Football (Caf) leaders. The meeting in Rabat was fixed last month when Morocco wrote to Caf asking it to postpone the tournament ...

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Gyan bags AFC Champions League Top Scorer Award

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Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan was named top scorer in the just-ended Asian Champions League competition after putting away 12 goals in his team, Al-Ain’s, run to the semi-finals. Gyan scored from the group stages up to the quarter finals but his goals could not get Al-Ain in to the final as they were beaten 4-2 by Saudi Arabian side, ...

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Ayew to play for Marseille in French League Cup on Wednesday

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Ghana’s Andre Ayew will be featuring for Marseille in the Round of 32 Coupe de la Ligue match away to Stade Rennes on Wednesday. Les Phoceens will be hoping to get a win to aid their recovery from the weekend’s 1-0 loss to Olympique Lyonnais at the Stade de Gerland and their Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa seems to have his sights ...

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Michael Essien’s version of Ghana’s fiasco in Brazil

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– Michael Essien has spoken. The Ghana midfielder gave his version of events at the World Cup when he appeared before the ongoing Presidential Commission of Inquiry. The hour-long in camera session was done via Skype on Monday afternoon. The following information was given to the media from the official proceedings by the commission’s press office. Denials One point of anger for fans ...

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