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Bukom Banku, Bastie Samir to sign fight contract today

The contract signing between Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko (29-0, 22 KO’s) and Bastie Samir (15-0-1, 14 KO’s) is set to come off today at 10am at the Bukom Boxing Arena,” Box Office Promotions CEO Alex Ntiamoah has confirmed. The tentatively date set for their battle is August 5th at the Accra Sports Stadium. “They two boxers are ready to sign …

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Joseph Agbeko versus Nick Otieno clash called off

The much talked clash between Ghana’s Joseph Agbeko and Kenya’s Nick Otieno has been called off, Sportscrusader.com can confirm. The card was officially scheduled to come off this Friday’s at the Bukom Boxing Arena but it has been called off after Agbeko’s opponent failed to arrive for the duel. It will be the second time the bout has been called …

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Sports Ministry investigating U$525,000 contract for 2017 AFCON hosting bid

Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, says a committee has been set up to look into the sole sourcing of a US$ 525,000 contract to a consultant to prepare bid documents for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The Auditor General’s report noted the contract was awarded without the approval from Public Procurement Authority (PPA). It stated that the sole sourcing of …

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Derek Boateng retires from international football

Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng has announced his retirement from international career. Derek, 34, who won 47 caps for the four-time African champions, said he doesn’t have the legs to compete at the highest level again considering his advanced years hence the decision to pave way for budding talents to take up the mantle. “Right now, it’s like I’m old now …

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Joseph Agbeko ready for Nick Otieno bout

Former two-time world champion, Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko has finalized his preparations ahead of his his June 30th bout against Kenya’s Nick Otieno. Joseph Agbeko who is hoping to reignite his career with this fight will will face Otieno at the Bukom Boxing Arena for the vacant IBF international super bantamweight belt. Agbeko ended his preparations on Wednesday at the …

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Kwesi Appiah accuses referee of using f-word against player in friendly

Ghana coach James Kwesi Appiah was frustrated after his side’s 1-0 defeat to Mexico in a friendly Wednesday, but it wasn’t the result that seemed to bother him most. The coach accused referee Baldomero Toledo of using profanity toward one of his players and also questioned why organizers assigned a Mexican-American official to oversee a game involving the Mexican national …

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Ronaldo confirms skipping third-place match after birth of two sons

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed he had become the father of two boys during the Confederations Cup. Portugal were eliminated from the tournament on Wednesday, suffering a 3-0 penalty shoot-out loss to Chile after a 0-0 draw in Russia. Ronaldo was left disappointed by his side’s exit, confirming the birth of his two boys and that he would miss …

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FBI investigating 2021 Athletics World Championships award to Eugene, Oregon

The controversial decision to award the 2021 World Athletics Championships to Eugene, Oregon, is being investigated by the FBI and the Criminal Division of America’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the BBC has learned. The US city was awarded the event in 2015 with athletics’ governing body the IAAF bypassing the usual formal bidding process. French prosecutors investigating corruption within the …

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Bravo outshines Ronaldo and Alexis match-up in Confederations Cup semi-final

Chile’s wrecking ball at international tournaments just keeps on swinging. The best-supported team at the Confederations Cup has claimed Portugal as their latest scalp, winning a penalty shootout (again) to reach the final and another shot at glory. Much of the talk before the game was about Cristiano Ronaldo against Alexis Sanchez, but neither livewire managed to spark in 120 …

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Olympics Chief Fred Pappoe admits Club was ‘unfair’ to Godwin Attram

Accra Great Olympics management member Fred Pappoe admits the Club was “unfair” to assistant Coach Godwin Attram. Attram has confirmed his resignation as the deputy trainer for the Club. The former Ghana international left his post after working under Swede Coach Tom Strand for few weeks. The ex-Black Stars striker was re-assigned as an assistant Coach of the side having …

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