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Christopher Opoku goes home on July 15

Ace broadcast journalist, Christopher Opoku, will be buried on Saturday, 15th July, 2017. Christopher, 42, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in a London hospital after more than four years battle with cancer. According to the family, he will be laid in state on July 15, 2017 at KNUST Swimming Pool Park and buried at Domiabra, Asante Akyem. The funeral …

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Russia 2018: I want to see Ghana-England final – Jon Benjamin

Outgoing British High Commissioner to Ghana Jon Benjamin has said he dreams of a Ghana versus England final at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Black Stars of Ghana have picked only one point and trail group leaders Egypt, who have amassed six points out of two games played so far. The Black Stars will host the Pharaohs on November …

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Tema, La to host Homowo Wrestling competition

The 2017 Ga Homowo Traditional Wrestling competition will come off in Tema and La on August 5 and August 26 respectively. The competition was launched last Friday at James Town, a surburb of Accra, by a traditional leader of the area, Nii Teiko Abobonua I, who commended the Greater Accra. Wrestling Association (GAWA) chairman, George Mankattah and his executives for …

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GBA says no to Agbeko vs Otiene bout

The Ghana Boxing Authority says it did not sanction the much-advertised bout between Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko and Kenyan boxer, Nick Otieno which was supposed to have taken place on June 30 at the Bukom Boxing Emporium. The bout was supposed to be part of Agbeko’s preparations for another march towards the world bantamweight title. Agbeko’s Fresh King Promotions had …

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2017 FIFA U17 World Cup draw set for Friday

Ghana will know their opponents for the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup on Friday when the draw takes place in Mumbai. The Black Starlets finished second at the African Championship and will be joined by Guinea, Mali and Niger. They could be pair against South America oppositions Paraguay, Chile, Brazil and Colombia. Europe had Spain, Turkey, France, England and Germany …

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‘Joseph Agbeko is unprofessional’ – Katame

President of the Kenyan Boxing Federation, Mr. John Katame, has described as ‘unprofessional,’ attempts by Joseph’ King Kong’ Abgeko to fight Nick Otieno without the consent of the their federation. Agbeko was billed to fight Nick Otieno in a non-title bout at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra but the fight had to be called off due to his inability …

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Vandals destroy a Luis Suarez statue in Uruguay

Anyone trying to find the statue of Luis Suarez in the city of Salto in Uruguay will eventually fail to spot it, as vandals pulled it down and destroyed it over the course of the night. Shortly after the incident, the sculpture was taken to the city’s town hall to be fixed, as its face was severely damaged after it was toppled. …

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Besiktas confirm signing Pepe from Real Madrid

For several months there has been uncertainty over Pepe’s future, but he has now put pen to paper on a contract that will see him play for Besiktas next season. There were offers from Inter and Paris Saint-Germain, while staying at Real Madrid was also an option for some time, but the 34-year-old has ultimately chosen to take his talents to …

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Pacquiao backs call for review of Horn decision

Manny Pacquiao has backed a call asking the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) to review the controversial points decision that saw Australia’s Jeff Horn capture the Filipino great’s welterweight world title in Brisbane on Sunday. Horn improved his unbeaten record to 17-0-1 after the judges scored the bout 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113 in the 29-year-old’s favour but many observers questioned the outcome, saying …

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