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Ighalo’s parent club offer him £400,000 per week contract

SHANGHAI SHENHUA may have scuppered Manchester United’s transfer plans by offering Odion Ighalo a staggering £400,000-a-week contract, according to reports. The 30-year-old has been an instant hit at Old Trafford since his January loan switch from the Chinese Super League side. Ighalo has scored four goals in his first three starts at the Reds to […]

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CAF fines GFA due to Cape Coast pitch invader

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Ghana an amount of USD10,000 for the invasion of the field of play by a soccer fan. This is in relation to the incident that occurred at the latter stages of the Black Stars’ win over South Africa in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers at […]

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Richard Ofori won’t come cheap – Coach Tinkler

Maritzburg United coach Eric Tinkler has apprised teams who are interested in his goalkeeper Richard Ofori that Ghana’s number one will not come cheap. Ofori, 26, has been in fine form since arriving at Maritzburg from his native side Legon Cities in 2018. Local clubs like Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns, alongside a myriad of […]

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Ashgold target CAF inter club competition

The Chief Executive Officer of Ashantigold SC, Frederick Acheampong says his outfit’s primary objective this season is to secure qualification for next season’s CAF inter club competition. Having exited the 2019/2020 CAF Confederations Cup in the first round at the hands of Moroccan side, RS Berkane, Acheampong insists it’s imperative for the Miners to pick […]

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Stadium assault: Allotey pleads not guilty

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa Super Lightweight Champion, Patrick Allotey, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault of football fan Michael Siaw during the Hearts of Oak versus Asante Kotoko Ghana Premier League fixture at the Accra Sports Stadium last month. Following a brief misunderstanding, Patrick Allotey was captured in a viral video […]

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I’ve never had issues with Abedi, we’ve chilled together many times – Appiah

Former coach of the Black Stars, James Kwesi Appiah, has denied having issues with his former teammate, Abedi Ayew Pele over the captainship of the Black Stars. Reports of a long-standing rift between Appiah and Abedi who were both members of the Black Star squad that played in the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations in […]

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Liverpool open up record 22-point lead

Liverpool opened up the biggest lead by any team at the end of a day in English top-flight history with an emphatic victory over Southampton – but manager Jurgen Klopp says his side are “not even close to being perfect”. The Reds extended their advantage in the Premier League to 22 points over second-placed Manchester […]

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Black Maidens invite 42 players

Forty-two players have been invited into the Women’s National U-17, Black Maidens camp as they begin preparations for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women World Cup qualifier. A statement from the Ghana Football Assosciation pointde out that the invited players were expected to arrive at the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence (GSCE), Prampram on Thursday, January […]

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Australian Open: Thiem stuns Nadal in four-set thriller

Top seed Rafael Nadal was denied a place in the Australian Open semi-finals as Austria’s Dominic Thiem rattled the Spaniard with a powerful display to win a four-set thriller. Fifth seed Thiem won 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 7-6 (8-6) at Melbourne Park. The 26-year-old, beaten by Nadal in the past two French Open finals, […]

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Hearts bags GHS361,448 from Kotoko clash

Accra Hearts of Oak took home an amount of GHS361,448 from the record gate proceeds accrued from Sunday’s match with Asante Kotoko. This represents about 50% of the total gate proceeds GHS 726,380 was realised as gate proceeds from the match between the two most glamorous clubs in Ghana. Asante Kotoko also took home GHS233,932 […]

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