Five talking points from Ghana’s 1-0 victory over Uganda


The Black Stars began the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over the Uganda in Port Gentil. The victory means the Black Stars join Senegal and DR Congo as the only teams to win their opening matches with one game to spare in the first round of games. Here are five talking points from the game: ...

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DeGale v Jack unification title fight ends in a majority draw in New York


The super-middleweight unification fight between Great Britain’s James DeGale and Sweden’s Badou Jack ended in a controversial majority draw. Jack was knocked down in the first round but ended strongly and floored DeGale in the last round in New York. One of the judges gave the decision to DeGale by 114-112, but the other two scored it 113-113, meaning both ...

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Serie A round-up: Fiorentina dent Juventus’ title charge


Fiorentina put a dent in Juventus’ title charge with a 2-1 win at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. Nikola Kalinic and Federico Chiesa fired Fiorentina in front with goals in either half and, although Gonzalo Higuain got Juve back into it, the Serie A leaders could not find an equaliser. Kalinic opened the scoring in the 37th minute when a long ...

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Arjen Robben: Bayern Munich winger signs one-year extension


Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has extended his stay with the German champions until the summer of 2018. The former Chelsea player’s current deal was due to expire at the end of the season but he is now tied to the club until he is 34. “In his position Arjen is one of the best players in the world,” Bayern ...

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Neymar most valuable player in Europe – Study

Neymar (pictured) transferred to Barcelona in 2013 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Neymar is the most valuable player in Europe – worth about £216m – according to a new study which values 10 players at more than 100m euros. The Barcelona striker is ahead of team-mate Lionel Messi, who is valued by academics at £149m. The only England players in the top 10 are Tottenham duo Harry Kane (worth £122m) and Dele ...

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Total Ghana declares exciting activities towards Total AFCON2017


On 13th January 2017 – Total Petroleum Ghana Limited launched its nationwide activities to kick off the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated to begin on 14th January 2017 in Gabon, of which they are the proud official title sponsor. The Managing Director Olivier Van-Parys explained the importance of Football to them as they went into an 8 years partnership ...

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Baba Mahama completes medical ahead of Kotoko switch


Baba Mahama, who played for Techiman City last season, is close to signing for Kotoko as he completed his medical examination in Kumasi. What is more, Kotoko Management has agreed financial terms with Managers of Techiman City on the player. The official signing is expected in a couple of days. The young, versatile offensive player was with two companions as ...

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