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Ghana-Born Canadian MLS Winger Alphonso Davies in record Bayern Munich signing

Alphonso Davies

(Reuters) – German champions Bayern Munich have signed [Ghanaian-Canadian] teenage winger Alphonso Davies from Major League Soccer (MLS) side Vancouver Whitecaps in a record deal for a transfer from the North American top-flight. The Whitecaps said the transfer fee and add-ons for the 17-year-old Canadian could total more than $22 million, the most received by an MLS club. Davies, who …

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Ethiopia aims for revival at the African Athletics Championships in Asaba

African Athletics Championships

ADDIS ABABA, July 24, 2018 – Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) is targeting a much-improved result at the 21st African Athletics Championship in Asaba. Ethiopians are disappointed at the previous championships in Durban, South Africa. EAF Technical Director, Dube Jillo, told AIPS that, he firmly believes that Ethiopia will compete at the highest level for the ranks among Africa’s best talents …

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Denmark’s below-1-minute Russia 2018 score not fastest ever FIFA World Cup goal

Russia 2018

MOSCOW (Associated Press) – Mathias Jorgensen’s goal just under a minute into Sunday’s July 1, 2018, knockout-round game against Croatia was Denmark’s fastest ever FIFA World Cup goal ever, but not the fastest in tournament history, or even among the top 10. The match entered rarer territory moments later when Mario Mandzukic evened things for Croatia, just the third time the …

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FIFA strong principles prohibit political interferance despite Anas expose

FIFA

In this October 19, 2011 piece, FIFA.com spoke with FIFA’s Director of Member Associations and Development, Thierry Regenass, about governmental interference in football and the measures which football’s governing body can take. FIFA.com: What exactly is political interference? Thierry Regenass: FIFA has the mandate to control association football worldwide, in all its aspects. This mandate is delegated to the national association, to …

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Isaac Dogboe vs. Jessie Magdaleno 11th Round KO

Isaac Dogboe

Isaac Dogboe versus Jessie Magdaleno ends in 11th Round Knockout as referee stops fight in favor of Dogboe. A great fight for both fighters, suffering their first knockdown career in this fight. First round was Magdaleno’s round when he connected a right hook that sent Dogboe down. In 5th round a big right hook connected from the Ghanaian fighter puts Magdaleno …

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Fiifi Anaman, from blogger to TV presenter in six years

From starting up a blog as a high school graduate to facing the TV cameras as a core professional, Fiifi Anaman has had a meteoric rise in sports journalism in Ghana is one to be greatly admired. The young and passionate six-year journey has seen him feature on highly acclaimed media outlets like Goal, SuperSport, ESPN, Telegraph and the BBC. …

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Why Africa’s women soccer teams lag behind in FIFA ranking

Women soccer

ABUJA, March 28, 2018 – Women soccer teams from Africa countries’ inability to make the quarterly FIFA women’s World Ranking since its inception in 2003 due to prolonged inactivity is a source of concern for women’s football enthusiasts across the continent. In its most recent rankings released on March 23, however, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania were included on the …

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Boxing: Cesar Juarez, Isaac Dogboe Ready For War in Ghana

Isaac Dogboe

Cesar Juarez has the heart of a warrior, he does not give up and that may be the key to fulfilling his dream of becoming world champion when on Saturday he goes for the interim-WBO super bantamweight belt against the African puncher Isaac “Bráve Son” Dogboe in the The Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, Ghana – and Azteca 7, La Casa del …

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