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Sports Ministry declares Ghana readiness to host the 2018 CHAN

Ghana’s Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah says the country is ready to bid and host the 2018 CHAN tournament. Original host Kenya have been stripped of the hosting rights following CAF executive meeting in Accra last Saturday. CAF cited slow preparations for the January 12-February 4 tournament as the reason of taking the hosting rights from Kenya. With the Black Stars ...

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Caf withdraws Kenya CHAN hosting right, set to open a bidding process for a new host

The CAF Executive Committee under the chairmanship of CAF President Ahmad, met on Saturday, 23 September 2017 in Accra, Ghana, from 9:25 am to 17:25 local time. The Committee deliberated on some 20 items on the agenda with highlights below; Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2018 With an overwhelming majority of the members present, it was decided to withdraw the ...

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WAFU success makes up for CHAN disappointment – Maxwell Konadu

Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu believes winning the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations will make up for their inability to qualify for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament. The Black Stars clobbered arch-rivals Nigeria 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday, September 24 to defend the title they won four years ago on home soil. Striker Stephen Sarfo scored ...

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REVEALED: Five Local Black Stars players to earn spots for Ghana vs Uganda World Cup qualifier

Isaac Twum

Five players from Ghana’s victorious Black Stars B at the just ended WAFU are likely to earn call ups into Ghana Black Stars squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Uganda in October. Kwesi Appiah is likely to introduce some home-based players in his World Cup qualifiers after their excellence in the just ended WAFU Competition.  WAFA midfielder Gideon ...

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Meet Frank Boahen: The man whose perfect touch produced the perfect WAFU picthes

One of the most exciting stories at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations has been the durability of the Cape Coast Sports Stadium and its pitch which at its conclusion will have hosted 22 matches. The other two matches were held at the Nduom Sports Stadium to make up a total of 24 matches across the entire WAFU tournament. The ...

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WAFU 2017: Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum wins best player award

Isaac Twum

Black Stars B captain Isaac Twum was named the best player for the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations. The midfielder was outstanding as he led the Black Stars to win the rejuvenated competition on home soil Twum transferred his club form to the National team by putting up a masterclass performance throughout the competition. The Inter-Allies skipper earned himself a ...

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Ghana cut Nigeria to size to lift 2017 FOX-WAFU Cup

Ghana were crowned the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations champions after thumping Nigeria 4-1 in the final at Cape Coasts Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 24. A brace from Stephen Sarfo, a penalty from Vincent Atingah and an injury time strike from Winnful Cobbinah saw the Black Stars defend their 2013 title. It was a cagey start to the game ...

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Premier League returns on Wednesday October 4

The Ghana Premier League returns on Wednesday October 4, after the Ghana 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations. The Premier League has been on a nearly month break since the 26th week fixture to pave way for the West Africa sub-regional tournament, which is being held in Cape Coast. The tournament will come to an end this Sunday, and the league ...

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Wa All Stars General Manager Appointed NSA Board Member

Wa All Stars General Manager, Seth Panwum ‘Boyoyo Boyoyo’, has been appointed as a board member of the National Sports Authority by the President of the land , Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo. The young football administrator led the Wa based side to the ultimate glory and has been rewarded with a spot in the NSA board for his pioneer ...

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Founder of Liberty Professionals, Alhaji Sly Tetteh honoured

The founder of Dansoman based Liberty Professionals, Alhaji Sly Tetteh has been honoured with a memorial lecture that was graced by bigwigs of the Confederations of Africa Football (CAF). The lecture which was held at the Tang Palace Hotel saw football administrators, friends, family and ex-footballers take their turns to eulogize the man widely regarded as the pioneer of professional ...

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