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Obodai Sai to fight Kautondokwa in WBO World Title Eliminator on Friday June 16

Obodai

Lions Boxing Promotions has announced that the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Middleweight World Title Eliminator between Obodai Sai and Walter Kautondokwa, undefeated Africa Middleweight Champion will take place at the Bukom Boxing Arena on Friday 16th of June 2017. According to a statement signed by Mr Victor Ahiakpor, the President of Lions Boxing Promotions and copied to the GNA Sports ...

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Kingsley Sarfo chooses Sweden over Ghana

Kingsley Sarfo

IK Sirius midfielder Kingsley Sarfo has turned his back on Ghana and will play international football for Sweden, according to national Under-21 coach Hakan Ericson. Sarfo was born in Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi but moved to the Scandinavian country only three years ago. The 22-year-old was part was handed a debut call-up by Ghana ahead of the 2019 Africa ...

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President to honour GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human

President to honour Fastest Human

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched this year’s edition of Ghana’s Fastest Human athletics programme with a promise to support the GNPC-sponsored competition with eight autographed trophies to be presented to winners at the finals. The President’s presence at the Adidas House in Accra last Tuesday night was to affirm his government’s commitment to developing all sporting disciplines, including ...

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Avram Grant resigns as Ghana head coach

Avram Grant

Avram Grant has quit as Ghana’s head coach after more than two years in charge, the country’s football association said on Tuesday. The Ghana Football Association said in a statement that “the two parties will mutually part ways after their contract ends on February 28”. “Both parties have mutually agreed not to renew the contract upon its expiry,” it added. ...

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Swansea sign Ghana’s Jordan Ayew from Villa

Jordan Ayew

Swansea City has signed Aston Villa’s Ghana forward Jordan Ayew in an exchange deal that sees their Wales left-back Neil Taylor joining the Championship (second-tier) club, the Premier League outfit said on Tuesday. Swansea will pay an undisclosed fee as part of the transfer, with Ayew signing a 3-1/2-year contract at the Liberty Stadium. Ayew is on duty with Ghana ...

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Who Replaces Baba Rahman?

Baba Rahman

So, who replaces the injured Baba Rahman in Ghana’s left-back role? The Schalke defender is out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament after he was diagnosed with a bruised meniscus in hospital in Libreville. He’s on his way to Germany for treatment after sustaining the injury against Uganda on Tuesday. Mali will be the Black Stars’ next opposition ...

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Black Stars to accept any amount as winning bonus

Black Stars

After weeks of facing backlash from Ghanaians, the Black Stars players have resolved to accept any amount proposed by the country’s Sports Ministry as winning bonus at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The players had appealed to the new government to reinstate their $10,000 winning after then sports minister slashed it to $8,000, an appeal that drew a strong ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo battles for Fifa world’s best player award

Cristina Ronaldo

Real Madrid forward Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time last month. Fifa ended its six-year collaboration with magazine France Football for the Ballon d’Or award last year. Barcelona’s Messi and Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann have also been nominated for the men’s prize. Fifa will also name the best women’s player, ...

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