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Obodai Sai will beat Walter Kautondokwa in a rematch – Bastie Samir

Former Olympian, Bastie Samir, is confident his compatriot Obodai Sai will reign supreme over Kenya’s Walter Kautondokwa if he get a rematch. Last Friday at the Bukom Boxing Arena, Kautondokwa defended his WBO Africa middleweight belt in a grand style and added the IBF Africa middleweight belt after stopping Sai in round five. “It was a painful defeat for Obodai …

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Coach Herbert Addo to be buried on June 24

The family of the late Coach Herbert Addo has fixed Saturday, June 24 for his burial. Coach Addo, who won the Ghana Premier League with Hearts of Oak in 2002 and Aduana Stars in 2010, died after a short illness at the 37 Military Hospital on Friday, March 24. He was 66. He would be laid in state at his …

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Hearts players owed four months salary

Hearts of Oak players are owed four months salaries, Sportscrusader.com can report. According to sources close to Sportscrusader.com, the Accra giants are in financial crisis despite having a sponsorship deal with Goil. Our sources reveal that, the club’s players nearly boycotted training this week but it took the intervention of coach Frank Nuttall. “The players have not been paid for …

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My mother advised against marrying Gloria – Odartey Lamptey

Ex-Ghana star Nii Odartey Lamptey says he regrets not listening to his mother when she advised against his marriage to ex-wife Gloria Lamptey, revealing its difficult to advice footballers in relationship matters. Odartey Lamptey recently brought a finality to a protracted and bitter divorce from Gloria Appiah, his wife of 23 years. DNA tests proved that the former Anderlecht, PSV …

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Avram Grant disrespected me – Majeed Waris

Ghana forward Abdul Majeed Waris has admitted that he felt insulted after his omission from the final squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad. Waris was given a late call-up into the provisional squad ahead of the tournament before being shockingly left out of the final squad by then head coach Avram Grant. The forward had a great …

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Stephen Appiah honoured at Allianz Awards

Technical Coordinator of the Black Stars Stephen Appiah has been honoured at the 2017 Allianz Awards for using his career to inspire young people. The former Ghana skipper has been inspiring the younger generation with his football career and how he became a star. The former Hearts of Oak and Juventus midfielder led Ghana to two FIFA World Cups – …

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Upper East RFA boss and five others obtain CAF Coaching License ‘B’ certificate

The Upper East RFA boss Mr. Nicholas Ayidah Ayine joins the rare list of football administrators in Africa to obtain CAF Coaching badges alongside their administrative duties. The 29 year old administrator undergone the CAF Coaching License ‘B’ course with 5 of his fellow Regional Coaches; Bawomiya Moari Francis, Bolga Soccer Masters FC, Ayinbire Norbert (Elegant) of Walewale Catholic Stars …

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Obodai Sai deserved to lose – Ike Quartey

Former World Champion, Ike ‘Bazooka’ Quartey, says undefeated Namibian boxer, Walter Kautondokwa, deserved to win his WBO Africa Middleweight Belt against Ghana’s Obodai Sai at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. Kautondokwa stunned the teeming supporters of Sai when a right hook knocked him out in the fifth round after failing to resist the dominance of the Namibian who had …

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Leipzig, Salzburg both cleared to compete in the Champions League

Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig and Austrian champions Salzburg can both play in the Champions League next season after UEFA said it was satisfied that energy drinks manufacturer Red Bull does not have a controlling influence in both clubs. The club financial control board of European soccer’s governing body said in a statement on Tuesday that “no individual or legal entity” …

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Champion Murray falls in opening round as top three seeds exit

World number one Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic crashed out in the opening round of the Aegon Championships at London’s Queen’s Club on Tuesday as the top three seeds all suffered embarrassing upsets. With temperatures reaching almost 38 degrees on court, Murray, a twice Wimbledon champion, was beaten 7-6(4) 6-2 by Australian world number 90 Jordan Thompson. Second …

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