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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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2017 WAFU Cup: Ghana want to confirm qualification, Mali take off

Ghana will chase a second successive win in Group A at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations when they face Mali at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Saturday evening. The tournament hosts got their second round off to a perfect start when they defeated Guinea 2-0 on Thursday. Second-half goals from Stephen Sarfo and Razak Patrick took the Black Stars ...

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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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Newly promoted Karela United FC to sign former Hasaacas striker Samuel Afful

Ghana Premier League debutant Karela United FC are close to sign former Sekondi Hasaacas striker Samuel Afful according to report. The former Ghana U-20 attacker is in advanced talks with the Nzema-Anyinase based club as he seeks to get his career back on track. Afful was invited him to the local National team Black Stars B in November 2013, by  ...

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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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Ayew joins French side Olympique Marseille on trials

Nephew of Ghana legend Abedi Pele Nurudeen Ayew has joined French giants Olympique Marseille on trials. Ayew who was a key member of the Nania FC team that played in this season’s division one will be given a place in the team should he impress. The budding talent is reported to be a nephew of Ghana legend Abedi Pele who also ...

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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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Report: Ghana Using One Set of Jersey for the WAFU tournament

Information gathered by Ghanacrusader.com has it that, the Black Stars B are using only one set of jersey in the ongoing WAFU Tournament being held in Ghana. According to our sources, the jersey the team used in the game against Guinea last Thursday was the same jersey they wore in the knockout game against Gambia. Ghana are currently top of ...

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I’m ready to serve Hearts of Oak again – Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe

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Former Chief Executive Officer of Hearts of Oak Neil Armstrong-Mortagbe has expressed his interest in managing the club again, if being given another chance. Armstrong-Mortagbe left his position as the head of the club in 2014 amid allegation of several counts of unprofessionalism. As the capital club are searching for a replacement for Vincent Sowah Odotei, who departed the post to ...

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