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Dubai U-13 Intercontinental Cup set for February 22-24


The Lizzy Sports Academy, owned by Ghanaian-born, former French international, Marcel Desailly, will represent Ghana at the Under 13 Dubai Intercontinental Cup Finals. The Youth team is gunning for the games in Dubai, where the global sports lens will be focused on budding talents and the exuberant show of skill that will be exhibited at the games. The three day ...

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Black Princesses make final shortlist for CAF Awards


Ghana’s female U-20 side, the Black Princesses, have been named in the final shortlist for the CAF Women’s National Team of the year. The team is currently enjoying a glittering qualification process for next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup, which has seen them score 20 goals in their four games so far against Algeria and Kenya, with only Cameroon standing ...

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Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer ruled out until January

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will miss their remaining five games. ...

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Wolfsburg sack Andries Jonker after seven months in charge

File - In this Saturday, April 22, 2017 photo Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker attends the team's warm up prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and VfL Wolfsburg in Berlin, Germany. Jonker has been dismissed as head coach of VfL Wolfsburg on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Former Arsenal academy director Andries Jonker has been dismissed by Wolfsburg after just seven months in charge. The weekend’s 1-0 defeat at Stuttgart left Wolfsburg stuttering in 14th place in the Bundesliga. The 54-year old joined Wolfsburg in February after less than three years at the Emirates having taken over as Liam Brady’s replacement in 2014. He helped Wolfsburg avoid ...

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Serie A round-up: Inter Milan maintain 100 per cent record


Inter Milan scored two late goals to maintain their 100 per cent start to the Serie A campaign with a 2-0 triumph at Crotone. Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar poked home from 12 yards after a goalmouth scramble eight minutes from time to set Luciano Spalletti’s side on their way. And Ivan Perisic sealed matters in stoppage time, cutting inside and ...

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Six lucky winners take home Betway Jackpot


Six lucky winners have won GHS 7,500 in the Betway Jackpot. In August, the web-based betting outfit introduced a GHS 200,000 Jackpot and a GHS 2.5 million Bonanza for football betting buffs to enjoy. One player correctly predicted 11 out 13 games and is the proud winner of GHS 5,000 while five players correctly predicted 10 out of 13 and ...

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22 referees, assistants to be given 2016 FIFA badges


Twenty-two (22) male referees and assistants referees will be presented with 2016 FIFA badges on Friday, January 8, 2016 at the GFA Board room at 10:00 am. All the under listed referees and assistants are expected to attend the presentation ceremony in suit. Below is the full list of referees and assistant referees who will be presented with badges: 1. ...

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‘You Are A Fortunate Generation’, All Thanks Goes To Nestle Milo®- Appiah Tells Participants Of Milo® Champions League.


Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah has labelled young and incoming footballers as a fortunate generation and applauded the efforts of Nestle MILO® for the platforms they create for aspiring professional footballers to development their talents. Addressing participating schools and spectators at the closing ceremony of the Zone 3 qualifier of the MILO® Champions League at the Sunyani Coronation Park, ...

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Man loses hand in firecracker explosion during fan brawl in Brazil

Fan violence continues to be a problem at Brazilian stadiums big and small.

A man lost his hand in a confrontation between fan groups during a match between Rio de Janeiro Serie B clubs Olario and America on Wednesday. The fan’s right hand was injured while attacking another supporter, the head of Rio stadium security, Joao Fiorentini, told Globo on Thursday night. “The guy only lost his hand because he was attacking another ...

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Ramon Blanco: Peru referee’s five red cards in five minutes

Card happy: Referee Ramon Blanco

Four red cards, a manager sent off, riot shields on the pitch and a police escort from the ground – it was a quiet final five minutes on Sunday for Peruvian referee Ramon Blanco. In the 86th minute of Alianza Lima’s clash with Real Garcilaso, the 36-year-old may have thought he could start winding down for the afternoon until, suddenly, ...

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