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BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 shortlist to be announced

BBC African Footballer of the Year

The five nominees for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 will be unveiled on Saturday, 11 November, 2017. The names will be revealed during a star-studded special live show – on BBC World News, BBC World Service and BBC Sport Online – starting at 18:00 GMT. The list of former winners reads like a roll call of African …

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Team Ghana crazy for Kumkum Bhagya at FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

Move over Bollywood stars, Indian television actors are no less and are quite popular in several countries around the world. Kumkum Bhagya is one of such. Ekta Kapoor’s Kumkum Bhagya, which is one of the top shows on Indian television, is a massive hit in West Africa. The popularity of the soap opera is such that the Ghana U-17 football team …

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Pogba Steps Up To Lead New UEFA Anti-Discrimination Campaign


MONTE CARLO, August 24, 2017 – UEFA has expanded its nine-year-old anti-racism campaign to embrace a wide-ranging agenda across the diversity sphere. The upgrade, entitled #EqualGame, may be the most ambitious version created and promoted by any international sports federation and – by coincidence – catches one of the most high-profile of social concerns far beyond Europe itself. Aleksander Ceferin, …

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Sports Minister sells “ever ready” Ghana to FC Barcelona

Ghana’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Honorable Isaac Asiamah has described FC Barcelona’s exploratory business visit to his country as “a great development.” A five man delegation from the Spanish football giants concluded a successful three-day-trip looking at future partnerships and investments in the West African state. Minister Asiamah welcomed the Barcelona delegation with a passionate 15-minute presentation about doing …

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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


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


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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