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Charles Taylor: Why I Left Hearts of Oak For Kotoko!

Ex-Ghana international, Charles Taylor, has revealed that he left Hearts of Oak for Kotoko because the Phobians let him down. Taylor who took the Ghana Premier League by storm in the early 2000’s in a transfer saga left Hearts of Oak to Asante Kotoko in 2003. A lot of Hearts of Oak fans weren’t enthused with Taylor’s departure as they ...

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Brazil announce squad for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

The Brazil Under-17 Head Coach Carlos Amadeu has named his 21-member squad for the upcoming 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India. The Brazilian team will commence its U-17 World Cup preparation camp at Granja Comary, Brazil on September 12, before they travelling to Mumbai on September 25 for the final preparations. Brazil is scheduled to face Spain in the ...

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Black Stars midfielder Afriyie Acquah recovers from injury

Ghana’s Afriyie Acquah has shot himself into contention for mid-week’s game against Udinese after returning early from a thigh problem his suffered against Benevento. Acquah was replaced in the 57th minute in the game against Benevento last weekend due to severe pain he was suffering. Reports were that he had suffered minor injury in his thigh and was set to ...

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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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Sports Cul Limited vanishes after $44m financial pledge to Ghana Premier League

Barely a year after the historic announcement of a financial support package for Ghana football by Sports Cul Ghana Limited, reports have emerged that the leadership of the Ghanaian sports management firm deliberately formed the group to scam a philanthropist in the United Arab Emirates. The East Legon office of the ‘Father Christmas’ sports firm has miraculously disappeared leaving no ...

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JUST IN: Solomon Asante finally part ways with TP Mazembe

African giants TP Mazembe have mutually parted ways with Ghanaian winger Solomon Asante after agreeing not to extend his contract. Asante, who joined the Congolese champions from Berekum Chelsea five seasons ago, will be a free agent at the end of the Congolese season. The Ghanaian has ben pushing for a move away from the Kamalondo in the past two ...

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Ghanaian striker Richard Arthur bags brace for Grupo Interclube in Angola League

Former Wa All Stars forward Richard Arthur bagged a brace for his Deportivo Interclube side in their 3-0 win over Desportivo JGM in the Angolan Girabola. The in-form striker has thus added to his goal tally in the Angolan top-flight, having scored thrice in the last four games.  Kalanga shot the home side into the lead in the first half ...

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CONFIRMED: Kotoko ready break Ghanaian transfer record for Hearts of Oak Talisman Winful Cobbinah

Kumasi Asante Kotoko have yet again expressed their unendng interest in Hearts of Oak talisman Winful Cobbinah. This time, the Porcupines have gone public, using their Twitter handle to indicate the club’s readiness to snap the talented midfielder from Hearts of Oak’s grips. There have been recent speculations that Hearts of Oak’s archrivals, Asante Kotoko are keen on getting the ...

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Age Cheating delays Player Development – Didi Dramani

Black Queens head coach, Didi Dramani, has opined that age cheating impedes on the development of the numerous talents in the country as they are unable to reach their full potential. Age cheating in Ghana has been a major issue of contention, as numerous players are unable to hit their peak due to age irregularities and decline drastically in their performance. ...

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