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Ghanaian striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for ‘racism’ reaction

The 20-year-old caused controversy after reacting to racist insults from away supports during an Austrian Cup tie against third tier Union Gurten.

Ghana’s Bernard Tekpetey has been given a two-match ban after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. The 20-year-old Altach striker gestured towards Union Gurten’s fans after scoring his side’s fourth goal from an extra-time free-kick in a 4-3 victory. The Austrian league recognised Tekpetey “was exposed to provocation” but found ...

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Sierra Leone FA bans 19 officials for life

The Sierra Leone Football Association president Isha Johansen

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has issued immediate life-time bans for 19 officials. The sanctions are for violating SLFA and Fifa statutes concerning taking football related cases to civil courts. The group went to court last month to seek an injunction to stop the current executive running the SLFA. In July Fifa indefinitely postponed the SLFA congress and elections ...

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Prophet predicts outcome of Ghana vs Nigeria WAFU Cup final

General Overseer of Faithful God Ministry(FGM) Rev. Alex Adu has predicted that Black Stars B will lose their game against Nigeria in the WAFU Cup  of Nation final if they wear their away jersey(RED) on Sunday. The Accra-based pastor prophesied that the Super Eagles will beat game ahead of the WAFU Cup final if they insist using the away jersey ...

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WAFU Cup of Nation 2017: Day Eleven Wrap

Day 11 of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations set up a titanic clash for the final of the tournament where two African powerhouses will go head-to-head when Ghana meet Nigeria at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. Day 11, Thursday, September 21, was semifinal day and saw both the Super Eagles and the Black Stars sail easily ...

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Black Stars B through to WAFU final

Goals in each half from Kwame Kizito and Stephen Safro handed Ghana a 2-0 win over Niger in the second semifinal of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Thursday, September 21. Niger started strongly and created their first real chance on goal in the tenth minute when Adebayor Victorien dribbled his way into the ...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Host nation Indian names final 21 squad

History beckons for Indian football as twenty one players have been selected for the first ever Indian squad to participate in a FIFA World Cup. The Indian U-17 World Cup Squad, which will participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 India. The list of the 21 selected players follows below: GOALKEEPERS: Dheeraj Singh, Prabhsukhan Gill, Sunny Dhaliwal DEFENDERS: Boris Singh, Jitendra ...

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BREAKING: Ghanaian-born defender Wilson Akakpo completes nationality switch to play for Togo

Ghanaian-born Al Masry defensive stalwart, Wilson Akakpo has completed his nationality switch for Togo and is ready to feature for the Sparrow Hawks in the upcoming friendly against Iran. SportsObama.com earlier this year reported of the Togolese tracking the former Heart of Lions defender and can confirm that the Togolese Football Federation has succeeded in their effort. The former Berekum Chelsea ...

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I took bribes to influence key matches- Retired Ghana Premier League referee confesses

Former Ghana Premier League referee Kwame Nsiah Boafo has confessed accepting bribes from clubs and match organisers to influence the outcome of such games. According to the retired Ghanaian referee, referees in the domestic scene accept bribes to determine the outcome of matches. The 51-year-old, who is now a Christian reverend minister with the Baptist Church of Ghana, insisted that ...

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad to arrive in Ghana today

CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad , is expected to arrive in Ghana later today to start a four day working visit which will be rounded at Sunday’s final match in the ongoing WAFU cup. The CAF supremo will lead a high powered delegation into the country for the first time since taking over from then president , Issah Hayattou. The familiarisation ...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Coach Paa Kwesi Fabian names final squad

Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has named his strong final 21-man squad for the FIFA U17 World Cup to be held in India next month. The Black Starlets boss named his final squad on Thursday morning just hours after playing Mali in a pre-World Cup friendly at their training base in Abu Dhabi. The coach has strengthened his squad ...

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