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WAFU Cup 2017: Super Eagles beat Black Stars B to progress to Semi-final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Ghana’s Black Stars ‘B’ by  2-0 to progress to the semi-final stage of the  WAFU Cup Group A clash. Ghana was forced to make an early substitution after skipper Isaac Twum suffered an injury and was replaced by Ahmed Adams in the 6thminute. Nigeria who needed a victory kept the pressure on the Ghanaians.  Amos ...

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Former England captain Wayne Rooney banned after admitting drink-driving

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has appeared in court and admitted drink-driving. He was arrested when police stopped a car in Wilmslow, Cheshire, in the early hours on 1 September. The 31-year-old was banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a 12-month community order. Rooney was also ordered to ...

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OFFICIAL: Spanish side Extremadura UD to unveil Emmanuel Lomotey on Monday

Rising Ghana star Emmanuel Lomotey is set for life in the Spanish Segunda B after signing for Extremadura UD from Ghanaian side Dreams FC The talented midfielder who is currently a part of the Ghana Black Stars squad playing in the ongoing WAFU tourney made the switch from Dreams Football Club on transfer deadline day, August 30. He joins on ...

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VIDEO: Listen to what Christian Atsu had to say after his first Premiership goal

It’s taken some time but Christian Atsu finally scored his first ever Premier League goal when his Newcastle team emerged 2-1 victors over  Stoke City.  Left out in the cold by Eddie Howe (Bournemouth) and barely trusted during a wretched loan spell under Roberto Martinez at Everton, Atsu has indeed come a long way. His confidence has been lifted by ...

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PHOTOS: Amy Jackson, the gorgeous fiancee of Ghana’s Jeffrey Schlupp

Ghana and Crystal Palace left-back Jeffrey Schlupp has shown over time that his taste is one of the best after knuckling down one of the hottest ladies in London.  The Ghanaian is highly respected within the Crystal Palace team and his taste when it comes to his better half is second to none. Two years ago, the Ghana broke up ...

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Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions confirms South Africa vs Senegal World Cup qualifier replay

The committee confirmed the decision of the Bureau for FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers, which had ordered a replay of the qualification match between South Africa and Senegal held on 12 November 2016. This confirmation came after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld the lifetime ban of match referee Joseph Lamptey for match manipulation, the ruling imposed by the ...

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OC for FIFA Competitions approves procedures for the Final Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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The Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions, chaired by Aleksander Čeferin, met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich today, 14 September 2017. During the meeting, the committee discussed the key lessons learnt from the successful FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and was updated about the state of preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. The committee approved the procedures for the ...

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2018 U-20 WWCQ: Black Princesses beat Algeria 5-0

The Black Princesses have beaten their Algerian counterparts 5-0 in their 2017 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played in Algiers on Friday. Elmina Sea Lions midfielder Olivia Anokye scored a brace with Grace Asantewaa, Sandra Owusu Ansah and Helena Obeng all hitting the back of the net. The win puts Ghana in a good position to qualify to the next ...

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2017 WAFU Cup of Nations: Day six wrap, both Niger & Benin winning their Group B matches

Day six of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations was one for the underdogs with both Niger and Benin winning their Group B matches against Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire respectively at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Friday, September 15. The first game of day five was a pulsating affair as Senegal and Niger traded blows, with both teams playing ...

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JUST IN: Ghana’s Raphael Dwamena passes final medical test, set to play for FC Zurich on Monday

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Ghana’s striker Raphael Dwamena has been finally declared fit by Swiss-German doctor after several weeks of intensive medical test. Dwamena received his final medical report from the hospital on Friday (September 15) morning which permits him to return to the field after weeks of sitting on the sidelines. The FC Zurich goal poacher’s health status was up for questioning after ...

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