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Black Queens still owed bonuses

Chairperson of the Black Queens Management Committee, Madam Leanier Addy, has revealed that the Ministry of Youth and Sports still owes the female national teams outstanding bonuses. The bonuses—which are an accumulation of a number of tournament qualifiers—also include monies owed the Black Queens for their participation in last year’s African Women’s Championship in Cameroon. According to Madam Addy, the …

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Oly can beat the drop – Tom Strand

Newly appointed coach of Accra Great Olympics, Tom Strand, has expressed optimum belief that his players are capable of beating the drop and retaining their Premier League status. The Swedish trainer supervised his first game as Olympics manager last Sunday and was impressed with the team’s performance. The Wonder Club despite the confusion between player-coach, Godwin Attram, and management, following …

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Ayew sheds light on his form at West Ham United

After scoring his fourth goal in his last eight league games, West Ham United attacker Andre Ayew says he is on his way to hitting top form. The Ghanaian joined the Hammers in a club record deal in summer last year after scoring 12 goals in 34 league appearances for Swansea City last season. His early days at the London …

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Bayern goalkeeper Neuer out for eight weeks, confirms Rummenigge

The German faces an eight-week spell on the sidelines after suffering a fractured foot in Die Roten’s defeat to Real Madrid Bayern Munich will have to make do without the services of Manuel Neuer for the remainder of the 2016-17 campaign, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed. The Germany goalkeeper suffered a fractured foot when Cristiano Ronaldo completed his hat-trick in extra …

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UEFA CL: Ronaldo treble fires Real through

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal as Real Madrid dumped 10-man Bayern Munich out of the competition with a 4-2 win (6-3 agg.). Ronaldo’s second goal was offside as Bayern rued their bad luck. Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick helped Real Madrid battle past 10-man Bayern Munich and into the Champions League semi-finals with a 4-2 extra-time win to secure …

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Maxwell Konadu agrees in principle to join Kotoko

Maxwell Konadu has reportedly agreed to take over Asante Kotoko. Local media are reporting the Black Stars assistant coach has agreed in principle to take over the reigns of the club. Konadu had earlier denied any link to the Porcupine Warriors but the Ghanaian media are refusing to accept. Sources say club chairman Dr Kwame Kyei has resolved to break …

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Hearts sends get well soon message to former goalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye

Ghana Premier League giants Hearts of Oak have expressed their concern and best wishes to former goalkeeper Soulama Abdoulaye, who is reported to be in critical condition in his hometown. The Burkinabe international was reported to have been hospitalized in Bafora, Burkina Faso with an eye infection. Below is the club’s statement: We have been informed that our former keeper …

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‘I’ll not pursue Fenech for money owed me’ – Azumah

Ghana boxing legend, Azumah Nelson, is unperturbed by the seemingly smart schemes by Australian boxer Jeff Fenech 9 years after their bout in Melbourne. In what was the last of three meetings between the pair, the Australian gained victory over the “Boxing Professor” by majority decision. Fenech had to visit the hospital with broken ribs after the big exhibition bout. …

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Essien faces jail time after flouting Indonesian immigration laws

Former Chelsea stars Michael Essien and Carlton Cole are facing the prospect of imprisonment in Indonesia after their club Persib Bandung admitted it had not acquired work permits for the high-profile duo. Essien and cole were signed last month amid fanfare and made their respective debuts last Saturday in a 0-0 draw against Arema FC. However, the players and their …

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Welcome home coach Kwesi Appiah

I first heard of Kwesi Appiah as a boy in 1981. Coach CK Gyamfi had taken over the Black Stars and was faced with the daunting task of having to beat Zaire in a two-match home and away contest to qualify for the 1982 African Cup of nations in Libya. And it had all started badly. The first league in …

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