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GFA unveil new Ghana Premier League trophy

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The Ghana Football Association have unveiled a new trophy for the winner of this year’s Ghana Premier League.   The replacement of the old 90 cm gold plated trophy forms part of the FA’s plans to remove the imgae of Capital Bank completely from the Ghana League after they abrogated their sponsorship.   The new trophy will also be accompanied ...

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Ghana to get $5 million FIFA support for football development

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Ghana, together with all other members, will be entitled to a massive amount of $5 million to help the game at the grass roots stage in the country. The initiative is part of FIFA’s “Forward” programme aimed at growing the game in all member countries. Under the programme, member states will be given help and support specific to its peculiar ...

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Sanford agrees 4-year sponsorship deal for Women’s FA Cup

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Sanford World Clinic, a health care organization has signed a four-year agreement worth GH¢1.1million with the Ghana Football Association to sponsor the Women’s FA Cup competition. The Women’s FA Cup competition which was recently introduced into the Ghanaian football calendar is currently in the round of 16 stage and teams will receive some relieve after the announcement of this deal. ...

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Avram Grant to organize further coaching clinics

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The Ghana Football Association have disclosed that head coach the Black Stars Avram Grant will seek to upgrade the technical skills and knowledge base of some home based coaches in the coming months. Avram Grant has already held a number of these clinics in the months gone by but will seek to push on with the venture. The FA also ...

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GFA ponders flying in FIFA security experts to curb league violence

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The Ghana Football Association has revealed that it is exploring the option of bringing in security experts from FIFA to train police personnel stationed at various match centers when the league resumes. Fans in both the Premier division and the Division One league have perpetrated various acts of violence in a bid to register their displeasure with refereeing decisions. Hearts ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi insists Black Stars management committee bonuses will be paid

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President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi has revealed that members of the Black Stars management committee will receive their outstanding bonuses from the Sports Ministry for the Afcon 2017 qualifier played against Mozambique. His comments sharply contrast that of Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye who stated emphatically on Citi FM’s Sports Panorama that he had scrapped bonuses of ...

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Nii Lante Vanderpuye scraps bonuses to Black Stars management members

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Minister of Youth and Sports Nii Lante Vanderpuye has revealed that members of the Black Stars management committee will no longer receive bonuses when Ghana’s senior male football team engage in competitive matches. The decision forms part of a number of reforms the Minister has vowed to undertake in a bid to make the Ministry more efficient and commercially viable. ...

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Avram Grant leaves for Europe again

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Black Stars head coach Avram Grant has once again left the shores of Ghana to monitor players in Europe as the various leagues wind down but this time with the blessing of the Ghana Football Association. The Israeli manager left Ghana on Wednesday following the approval as he seeks to strengthen the Black Stars squad ahead of the next batch ...

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GFA orders Avram Grant to return to Ghana

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The Ghana Football Association has ordered Black Stars coach Avram Grant to return to the country following his extended leave from December last year. Grant has not been in Ghana since December on leave but he was a recent guest on Sky Sports Television to give his perspective on the search for a new manager for Chelsea and the move ...

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Techiman City to appeal demotion to Division Two

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CEO of Techiman City FC, Charles Kwadwo Ntim, says he will appeal the decision of the GFA’s Ethics Committee to demote the club to the second division of Ghana football. On Wednesday, the GFA Ethics Committee ruled that Techiman City and Wa Africa United were guilty of bribery and match fixing in relation to their Division One encounter in Wa ...

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