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Ghanaian para-athlete Raphael Nkegbe poised to win first Olympic medal

Ghanaian Para-athlete, Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe, says he is bent on winning Ghana’s first para-Olympic medal. Nkegbe secured his spot for the Tokyo Paralympic games after winning the T54 World Wheelchair 100m race with a new personal best of 14.22s at the Desert Challenge Games in Arizona, USA, becoming the first Ghanaian Para-Athlete to Qualify for the 2020 Paralympic games in …

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FIFA says respect and dialogue needed to restore normality in the game

ZURICH, Switzerland, April 20, 2021/ — FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has called for respect and dialogue as he expressed FIFA’s strong disapproval of the proposed European breakaway league project, and has requested that the concerned parties consider their position in line with respecting the institutions that exist to protect the interest of national, European and global football. “FIFA is an …

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Armed intruders hold Chris Smalling, his wife and son at gunpoint

Chris Smalling was robbed at home in front of his wife and two-year-old child in a horrifying ordeal for the Roma defender on Friday morning, according to reports. Italian news outlet Gazzetta Dello Sport claims three armed robbers broke into the English footballer’s home and forced him to open his family’s safe, where the aggressors took items of jewelry and other …

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Kevin de Bruyne extends Man City contract until 2025

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has signed a new contract with the Premier League leaders that runs until 2025. The 29-year-old Belgium international had more than two years remaining on his previous deal.De Bruyne has won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the League Cup four times since joining City from Wolfsburg in the summer of 2015. …

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From Akim Oda to the Olympics: The Azamati Story

2021 has been a happy year for Benjamin Azamati – smashing one record after the other. He started the year, particularly on January 30, with a big win in the 60m indoor race (6.59s) where he set a personal best in the process. Weeks later, he guided his school, the West Texas A&M University to their first Lone Star Conference …

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Ghana draws with South Africa to qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations

Ghana have secured qualification to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw in South Africa on Thursday (March 25, 2021) with one round of group games still to play. Ajax midfielder Kudus Mohammed scored a brilliant goal to put [Ghana’s] Black Stars ahead at the FNB Stadium [in South Africa] , but Brighton attacker Percy Tau leveled …

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AFCON will be played every two years – New CAF President

CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe met the press on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Johannesburg, South Africa for a first speech in his native country since his election. Surrounded by heads of South African football and COSAFA Zone, Dr. Motsepe presented his program for the coming months and especially CAF objectives for the next four years. Earlier during the 43rd …

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GOC Elections: Ben Nunoo Mensah re-elected President for Ghana Olympic Committee

Former Ghana weightlifting President Ben Nunoo Mensah has been re-elected President for the Ghana Olympic Committee on Monday by Congress. Ben Nunoo Mensah pulled 35 votes to beat former General Secretary Richard Akpokavie to retain the seat. Ghana FA Executive Council member Frederick Acheampong garnered 41 votes to win the GOC Treasurer position beating his competitor Christopher Essifie who had …

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Black Satellites win 4th AFCON on Ghana’s Independence day

The National U-20 football team, the Black Satellites, has gifted the country a huge birthday gift by winning their 4th AFCON title in the just-ended tournament held in Mauritania. The Satellites put up a spirited performance to beat the Hippos of Uganda by 2 goals to nil. The Hippos never really looked like they were contenders for the trophy in …

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