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Awal Mohammed finally cleared to play for Kotoko

Gifted centre back, Awal Mohammed could be fielded by Coach Zdravko Logarusic in league matches starting this Sunday following his successful signing and subsequent registration for the 2016/17 season. Awal Mohammed, last featured for Kotoko in the 2012/13 season. Late last week, he passed his medical tests at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi before being handed a one year …

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Ghana FA slams ‘pressure’ on coach committee

Ghana Football Association communications director Ibrahim Sannie Daara is unhappy with calls for the appointment of Maxwell Konadu as the Black Stars head coach, describing it as a “negative agenda”. The former Kotoko boss became Ghana’s assistant in 2012, and following the recent departure of Avram Grant, Konadu has been named interim coach until a new man is appointed. A …

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Olympics Coach Godwin Attram faces sack after poor run in GHPL

Accra Great Olympics Coach Godwin Attram is likely be relieved off his post following strings of poor results in the Ghana Premier League. Reports in the local media have hinted the ex-Black Stars player is facing the sack having been given an ultimatum. Further reports also indicate former Medeama SC Coach Tom Strand is likely to replace Attram as the …

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I went the extra mile to manage Ghana – Avram Grant

Former Ghana coach Avram Grant insists coaching Ghana is one of the most difficult tasks he has ever taken in his coaching career. The Israeli trainer was manager of the Ghana senior national team for two years- from December 2014 to January 2017. He guided the Black Stars to finish second at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and fourth …

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Azumah Nelson honoured, bears Ghana’s 60th anniversary torch

Boxing great, Azumah Nelson on the occasion of Ghana’s 60th anniversary became the first person to bear a relay torch that will travel nationwide for the next year. Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after lighting the perpetual flame also lit the relay torch before handing it over to the world boxing Hall of famer to set the torch on …

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Newcastle fans react to Christian Atsu’s performance against Huddersfield

Newcastle United fans took to social networking site Twitter to praise Black Stars winger Christian Atsu for display against Huddersfield Town on Saturday evening. Atsu, featured in the Championship match against Huddersfield away from home at the John Smith’s Stadium. The 25-year-old Ghana international midfielder started the game and played for 81 minutes, as the Magpies registered a 3-1 victory …

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SWAG condemns attack on journalists

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), has described as irresponsible and barbaric attacks on journalists at some league centers in recent times. A statement from the secretariat of the Association, said the latest attack on Miss Senyuidzorm Adadevor, by some fans of Accra Great Olympics during the fifth week league match must be condemned in no uncertain terms. “What …

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Chelsea edge ahead of Arsenal to set Premier League derby record

The Blues saw off West Ham 2-1 at London Stadium to record a 118th success against capital rivals since 1992 – one more victory than the Gunners Chelsea have been in imperious form this season and set a new Premier League record in a 2-1 victory over West Ham. The Blues were forced to endure a nervy finish at the …

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London Mayor approves Chelsea’s new stadium

Chelsea’s plans to build a new £500 million ($610mn, 580mn euros) 60,000-seat stadium cleared another major hurdle on Monday when they received approval from London Mayor Sadiq Khan. “London is one of the world’s greatest sporting cities and I’m delighted that we will soon add Chelsea’s new stadium to the already fantastic array of sporting arenas in the capital,” Khan …

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