Tag Archives: Fentuo Tahiru

George Afriyie to contest 2019 GFA Presidency

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Ghana Football Association vice president, George Afriyie, has officially announced his intention to contest the 2019 GFA Presidential Elections. The Liberty Professionals executive made his intention known to journalists at his 50th birthday celebrations on Friday night. Afriyie, who has been vice to Nyantakyi since 2015, becomes the second person to announce his intentions after GHALCA Chairman Kudjoe Fianoo declared ...

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Hor Halutie: The making of Ghana’s next sprint queen

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Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru has been following the Ghana Athletics Association’s Circuit Championships and he puts down his thoughts on Hor Halutie and her amazing journey up the Ghanaian sprint ladder. At around 11am, the blazing sun inside the Cape Coast Stadium was approaching the epicenter. And while fans in the stands were insouciant about the unforgivable blazing rays, thanks ...

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Eric Gawu ‘Gatete’: Living the Dream at 35

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Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru watched Eric Gawu shine for Dreams FC in the GHALCA G8 Final and says that 13 years after his supposed prime, the striker is as fresh as before. The year was 2005, when as a 17-year old fresh out of secondary school, I saw Eric Gawu for the first time. The players of King Faisal had ...

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Latif Blessing wants to switch nationality to the USA

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Former Liberty Professionals attacking midfielder Latif Blessing has revealed that he is willing to switch nationality to play for the US Men’s National Team if he is consistently overlooked by the Black Stars technical handlers. The 21-year old has been drafted by new MLS Franchise Los Angeles FC ahead of the new season. Blessing signed for MLS franchise Sporting Kansas ...

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Fentuo writes: How Christopher Opoku brought out the commentator in me

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On the occasion of what would have been Christopher Opoku’s 43rd birthday, one of his mentees, Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru, pays a tribute to him by recalling his first radio commentary stint. The late Christopher “Columbus” Opoku represented many things to many people: a religious man, a hardworking professional, an incorruptible journalist and an impeccable broadcaster. But for me, he will ...

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Kotoko deny Enyimba bid for Amos Frimpong

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Head of Legal Affairs at Kumasi Asante Kotoko Lawyer Yaw Boafo has told Citi Sports that the club has not received an official offer from Nigerian club Enyimba for the services of club captain Amos Frimpong. The player revealed in an interview last week that he was studying an offer from Nigerian Premier League side Enyimba as he contemplates a ...

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MOYS: Cash reward scheme for Black Starlets to be reviewed

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Deputy Sports Minister Pius Enam Hadzide wants the government to find other creative ways of rewarding the national U-17 players rather than giving them physical cash. The ministry has received backlash from a section of the public over their decision to reward each Black Starlets player with $8,000 for their efforts at the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon ...

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Fentuo writes: Bonuses to Starlets is a no-no

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After news emerged that players of the Black Starlets team had been given their bonuses from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports’ Fentuo Tahiru, believes that the decision to hand money to these young players is very wrong and the nation will rue it later. Ghana’s U-17 players each got paid $4000 dollars for getting kicked out ...

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MTN FA Cup Final: “Hearts of Oak are favourites”– Eric Bekoe

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Former Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe has told Citi Sports that Accra Hearts of Oak will go into the FA Cup final against his former side on Sunday as favorites. Hearts of Oak finished 3rd in this season’s Ghana Premier League; 2 places above Kotoko who finished 5th. Bekoe said while Kotoko and Hearts of Oak matches are largely unpredictable, ...

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