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Magdaleno brands Paul Dogboe a racist


Undefeated WBO Super Bantam weight champion Jessie Magdaleno has expressed shock at what he has described as racist language directed towards him by father and trainer of his next opponent Isaac Dogboe. Paul Dogboe, father of the current interim belt holder Isaac Dogboe is on record to have taken a dig at Magdaleno’s Mexican roots, adding that Magadaleno’s is likely ...

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GFA reject friendly with Jamaica over lack of funds


Ghana’s Black Stars have failed to secure a friendly encounter ahead of the upcoming international break due to the inabilty of the various stakeholders involved to secure funds. The Ministry have stated clearly their reluctance to proceed with the funding of friendly matches in recent times and have put the FA in a fix as a result. Ghana received an ...

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George Afriyie: Latif Blessing won’t play for the United States


Chairman of the Black Stars management committee George Afriyie has dismissed the possibility of Los Angeles forward Latif Blessing switching nationalities from Ghana to the United States. Afriyie who was key in the discovery of Blessing and played a major role in nurturing the player during his stint with Liberty Professionals believes the player’s motives are borne out of frustration ...

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Noonan: Alien home ground not justification for excuses


Accra Hearts of Oak CEO Mark Noonan believes the club and its fans must psych themselves ahead of the change in home venue following their 1-0 defeat in a friendly encounter against Elmina Sharks. The match took place at the Cape Coast Stadium,a ground Hearts have adopted as their home base in the wake of the renovation work currently happening ...

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Mohammed Polo reveals five year plan to nurture talent


Ghanaian football legend Mohammed Polo believes the recent renovation work at the Azumah Nelson Sports Complex will greatly aid his plans to help develop budding talent for the game of football. The facility which has seen little maintenance since its completion in the 1970’s will be given a face-lift which will include a standard sized football pitch,a multipurpose gym,swimming pool ...

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Olympics, GFA head back to court after negotiation stalemate


Accra Great Olympics FC Limited and the Ghana Football Association are heading back to court after the former accused the latter of taking an entrenched position in dealing with the protest brought against Elmina Sharks FC. Olympics want the GFA to relegate Elmina Sharks and re-instate them or expand the league to 18 teams to accommodate them. An Accra High ...

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ES Setif unsettled ahead of Aduana clash


Algerian side ES Setif have expressed extreme disappointment in the handlers of the Baba Yara stadium following the decision of stadium authorities to prevent them from carrying out their training sessions yesterday. The Algerian side arrived at the crack of dawn in Ghana on Saturday to take on Aduana Stars in the first leg of the second preliminary stage of ...

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Appiah wants permanent residence for all national team coaches


Being moved around various hotel destinations will not be a problem again for the head coach of Ghana’s Black Stars after a 3 bedroom house located at Airport Residential Area was handed over by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The first occupant will be current head coach of the team Kwesi Appiah who is serving in his second stint ...

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Hearts of Oak: Swedru feels like home


Accra Hearts of Oak have finally settled on the Swedru Sports stadium as their home ground for the upcoming Ghana Premier League season. The decision appears to have left a few individuals puzzled, with grounds like El Wak and the Tema Sports Stadium viewed as more natural replacements for the Accra Sports stadium which is closed temporarily for renovation work ...

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