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Ghana PL weekend wrap: Kotoko fumble as Aduana remain top

It was the chance that was never taken. Asante Kotoko missed out on a perfect opportunity to take over the first position in week eight of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday. Tied on points with Aduana Stars at the top ahead of the weekend’s round of games, all the Porcupine Warriors needed was to avoid defeat in Accra, following …

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CAF wants Africa to have 10 slots in World Cup

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is demanding ten places for Africa when the World Cup is expanded to 48 teams from 2026. CAF boss Issa Hayatou, speaking at the opening of the Confederation’s Congress in Ethiopia on Thursday, said he expected the continent to get 10 spots at the expanded 48-team World Cup. Hayatou also said that after Fifa’s …

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CAF President Ahmad Ahmad celebrates victory in style

The newly elected CAF President Ahmad Ahmad was carried up high followed with heavy jubilation and merry making from fans and sympathizers after he was announced as the winner of the CAF elections held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar beat the incumbent Issa Hayatou to become the next CAF president after Thursday’s elections. Ahmad Ahmad …

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What’s Caf new man, Ahmad, bringing to African football?

Leicester City. Rostov in Russia. Wa All Stars in Ghana. Sofapaka in Kenya. And now, Ahmad Ahmad. The 57-year old Madagascar Football Association president has joined the ranks of what has been a mindboggling 18 months for football underdogs the world over. In a historic election held here on Thursday, the little-known administrator beat seasoned seven-time CAF election winner Issa …

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Michael Essien’s wife buys Italian 3rd-division club Como

Michael Essien’s wife has bought a third-division Italian soccer club at an auction. Akosua Puni Essien, who is married to the former AC Milan, Chelsea and Real Madrid midfielder, bought Como for 237,000 euros ($254,000). The price does not include the training center or the Calcio Como brand, and the team will now be known as FC Como. A club …

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Jordan Ayew: I don’t mind where I play

Swansea City forward Jordan Ayew says he’s focused on helping the club achieve success irrespective of the position he’s assigned to on the pitch. The 25-year-old joined from Championship side Aston Villa in January, as part of an exchange deal, which saw Neil Taylor move in the opposite way. In addition, the Jack Army paid an undisclosed amount for the …

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Head coach of Medeama unhappy with officiating

Head coach of Medeama SC, Evans Adotey, has expressed his disappointment with the level of officiating in the ongoing Ghana Premier League (GPL). Speaking after their game with Aduana Stars, Coach Adotey, said the level of officiating was very low adding “there were so many unnecessary fouls against my team, especially in the last quarter. “I’m not happy with officiating, …

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Frank Acheampong scores as Anderlecht progress in Europa League

Substitute Frank Acheampong needed just one minute to announce his presence as he scored the only goal in Anderlecht’s 1-0 win over APOEL Nicosia on Thursday night at home to reach the quarter-final of the Europa League. The winger replaced Nicolae Stanciu in the 64th minute in a tactical substitution and that proved pivotal. His goal ensured Anderlecht wrapped up …

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Ghanaian trio in UEFA Champions League quarter – final

Three Ghanaian players Kwadwo Asamoah, Daniel Amartey and Thomas Partey are in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League. All trio are Ghana internationals are that bodes well for the Black Stars. Amartey was a late substitute when Leicester City overturned a 2-1 deficit to win 2-0 at the King Power Stadium. Midfielder Party played the entire duration in Atletico …

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