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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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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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PUMA And Beach Soccer Ghana Agree On Partnership

The potential and development of Beach Soccer clubs in Ghana has received a major boost and international recognition. One of the world’s leading sports apparel and logistics manufacturers and supplier; PUMA, has given the Ghana Beach Soccer Association (GBSA) the greenlight to receive kits and gear for future competitions. Ghana Beach Soccer marches forward The confirmation comes after a presentation of …

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Muhammad Ali Mourned By South Africa Soccer President

4 June 2016 – The South African Football Association (SAFA) President, Dr Danny Jordaan has joined the world in mourning the passing on of the world’s greatest sportsman of the 20th Century, Muhammad Ali, who had been battling Parkinson’s disease for decades. Ali passed away in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, where he had been admitted earlier this week. He …

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14-year-old Samuka Kenneh impreses MLS with versatility

EAST HANOVER, N.J.—Judging by his ability on the pitch, you’d think 14-year-old Samuka Kenneh had been playing soccer his entire life. But that’s not the case. Samuka Kenneh only began to focus on soccer three years ago when his older brother moved from Liberia to live with Samuka and his family in Bronx, New York – but that still did not …

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Kenya enacts sports Anti-Doping law

NAIROBI, April 22, 2016 – Kenya joined the ranks of nations endorsing clean sporting devoid of performance enhancement drugs by enacting the anti-doping law. After months of waiting, discussions, back and forth promises, deadlines and threats, President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 22, 2016 signed the Anti-Doping Bill into law obviously rushing to beat the last extension of May 2nd deadline set …

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Women’s World Cup pairings for 2016 FIFA U-20

Women's World Cup

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has taken place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, with the pick of the sections pairing France with USA and Japan with Nigeria. Nigeria placed 2nd in 2010 and 2014. Hosts Papua New Guinea, meanwhile, face a series of intriguing challenges against Brazil, Sweden and Korea DPR in …

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