Ghana 2018: Women’s AFCON to be launched on Friday


The 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, which will be hosted in Ghana later this year, will officially be launched on Friday March 23, 2018, the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has announced. The launch will be held at the Swiss Spirit Alisa hotel in Accra and is expected to be attended by some key CAF Officials, as well as members ...

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Alexis Sanchez expected better of himself since joining Manchester United


Alexis Sanchez says he expected better of himself following his move to Manchester United. Sanchez joined United from Arsenal in January but has managed just one goal in 10 appearances since arriving at Old Trafford. The 29-year-old admits he has struggled to adapt to his new life in Manchester after four seasons with the Gunners. “As I am self-demanding, I ...

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Xabi Alonso: Former Real Madrid star accused of tax fraud

The case dates back to 2010, when Mr Alonso was playing for Real Madrid (Image credit: Getty Images)

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid star Xabi Alonso is facing a possible five-year jail term after Spanish authorities accused him of tax fraud. Prosecutors say he owes nearly €2m ($2.4m; £1.7m) in tax related to earnings from his image rights that he failed to declare. The income relates to the period from 2010 to 2012, when the former Spanish international ...

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Construction works begin for Youth and Sports Center in Ho


Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, has cut sod for the construction of a Youth Resource Center in Ho, the capital of the Volta Region. The facility, expected to be completed by November 2018, will cost an estimated $2.4m. The multi-purpose facility is part of government’s efforts to address the sports infrastructure deficit in the country and will construct similar ...

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Man United face Spurs, Chelsea take on Southampton in FA Cup semis


Manchester United will face Tottenham at Wembley in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, while Chelsea take on Southampton in the other game at the national stadium. A cup triumph for the Red Devils will see them equal Arsenal’s record haul of 13 FA Cup wins, while Spurs have not won the competition since 1991. 2012 winners Chelsea, who edged past Leicester at the King Power ...

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Ronaldo scores 50th career hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Girona 6-3

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 37 goals in all competitions for Real Madrid this season, including 21 in his past 11 games (Image credit: Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 50th hat-trick of his career as Real Madrid beat Girona to move up to third in La Liga. Ronaldo converted Toni Kroos’ pass, but Cristhian Stuani’s header made it 1-1. Real retook the lead with a powerful strike from Ronaldo and he then set up Lucas Vazquez for the hosts’ third before completing his hat-trick. Stuani ...

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Ghana makes no movement in latest FIFA Rankings


Ghana remained in 54th position in the latest Coca Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. The latest rankings see the Black Stars behind the likes of Venezuela (48) and Jamaica (49) in the world. The Black Stars, however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Cameroon and Nigeria who occupy the top ...

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