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Ghana Boxing Authority President Says Boxing Is Number One Sport In Ghana

Ghana Boxing

Lawyer Peter Zwennes, President of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) says boxing is the number one sport in Ghana, and members of the boxing fraternity have stories to tell as Ghana gears up for the 60th Independence Anniversary. Speaking at the launch of the Freedom Fight Night at the International Conference Center in Accra on February 16, 2017, he noted …

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Infantino and Hayatou both need goals and glory in Gabon

LONDON, January 14, 2017 – Gianni Infantino needs the African Nations Cup, launching this weekend in Gabon, to be a success on the pitch; Issa Hayatou needs to be able to boast of a financial success off it. The presidents of world federation FIFA and the African confederation have been tied together in political power games ever since the downfall …

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Ghana Beach Soccer President​ Ampofo Ankrah Appointed To WABSU

Ampofo Ankrah

The newly formed West African Beach Soccer Union (WABSU) has appointed Ghana’s Yaw Ampofo Ankrah to head the media, communications, and branding department of the body. This was confirmed Sunday, December 18, 2016, following a post-tournament meeting of executives and pioneer founders at the Africa Beach Soccer championships in Lagos, Nigeria. Ampofo Ankrah is widely regarded as the man who brought …

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Four Countries Lead Formation Of West Africa Beach Soccer Union

West Africa beach soccer

Nigeria, Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana leads the formation of a West Africa Beach Soccer Union. Stakeholders and leading beach soccer enthusiasts of these countries met officials of Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday at Eko Hotels & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria, to table their plans for the development of the sport in …

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The 2016 Best FIFA Men’s Player Awards

Past FIFA Men’s Player Award winners

Who will be the 2016 Best FIFA Men’s Player Award winner? FIFA has announced the names of the candidates competing for the title of The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016. The winner will be crowned at The Best FIFA Football Awards™ ceremony in Zurich on 9 January 2017. A shortlist of 23 candidates has been drawn up by experts from …

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Beach Soccer: Ghana Black Sharks Prepares For Kenya

Black Sharks

The Ghana Black Sharks; national beach soccer team Sharks, on of Ghana have intensified their training ahead of their Saturday, August 27, 2016, first leg African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2016 beach soccer qualifier against Kenya. Coach Daniel Kotey and his assistant Theophilus Armah took the players through various sessions lasting almost 80 minutes at the Nyali beach in Mombasa, Kenya. The …

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Kenya Confirm Mombasa For Black Sharks AFCON 2016 Qualifier

Black Sharks

The Ghana national Beach Soccer team; Black Sharks, begin their quest for a second successive Confederation of African Football (CAF) Beach Soccer appearance with a tricky away encounter against Kenya. The President of Beach Soccer Ghana Yaw Ampofo Ankrah has confirmed that the first leg will be played on Saturday August 27, 2016 at the Pirates Beach in Mombasa at …

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Kemboi against Russia ban from 2016 Rio Olympics

Kemboi

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 24 – Steeplechase great Ezekiel Kemboi has added his voice to whether Russia’s athletes should be banned from the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games over state-sponsored doping. Speaking to Capital Sport, Kemboi, the reigning Olympic and world champion said athletes who are found to have doped should carry their own cross. “I think banning Russia as a …

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Mayor Of Accra Adopts Beach Soccer

Accra

Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, the Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has delivered on his promise to support Beach Soccer Ghana with an amount of Ghc 51,000 towards the ‘One Ghana Unity Cup’ and future beach Soccer development in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The Mayor of Accra pledged support for Beach Soccer Ghana when he first …

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South African Golf Star Ernie Els on the game

Els showed he can still play at a high level at the recent Quicken Loans National tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. Els was seeking his first PGA win since 2012. He was a strong contender for the title until the final round, when he shot a one-over-par 72, and finished five strokes behind …

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