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Polo advocates sponsorship for GPL

By: Graphic Online|2017-03-23 A former national football star, Mohammed Ahmed Polo, has challenged the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to go for sponsorship packages that will not only  transform the Ghana Premier League into a formidable one, but would also make the  top four teams over $525,000.00 richer. According to Polo, …

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Fumi upsets Quartey for National Ranking Tour title

By: Graphic Online Benjamin Fumi last Friday claimed his first National Ranking Tour title with a thrilling 6-1, 6-3 victory over Daniel Quartey in an action-packed final at the tennis arena of the Accra Stadium. It was a significant win for Fumi, who finally ended chains of heartbreaks in five …

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Hayatou ‘ousted’ as CAF President

By: BBC Sports Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign. Ahmad won 34 of the 54 votes in the election, which was held in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. The result means a change in leadership for the …

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Nunoo-Mensah wins GOC President

By : Ghana News Agency Mr. Ben Nunoo-Mensah, President of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF), toppled Professor Francis Dodoo, to become the president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC). In a keenly contested election, Mr. Nunoo-Mensah polled 33 votes, with Prof. Dodoo bagging 28 votes, to end his five-year reign …

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GFA dissolves Black Stars Backroom Staff

By: Sports Obama|Ghana The entire technical team of the Black Stars has been dissolved, deep-throat sources within the Ghana Football Association have told SportsObama.com Our sources can confirm that, the Black Stars backroom staff have been told they would not be retained after Ghana’s two international friendlies in the last …

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Over 70 applications received for vacant Black Stars job

By: StarrFM Sports The Ghana Football Association have received seventy-one applications from many coaches for the vacant Black Stars coaching job Starr Sports can reveal. Out of the total number of applicants over 98% are said to be expatriates with just 2% being indigenous managers. Among the well known applicants …

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36 persons to contest Olympic C’ttee elections

By: StarrFM Sports Thirty six people have successfully filed their nominations to contest the 12 positions in the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) elections slated for the March 15 at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. Eight federation members have filled to contest for the five slots to represent Olympic Sport and …

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I’ll develop all Sporting disciplines- Nana Addo

By: GBC|Ghana President Akufo-Addo has thrown his weight behind reviving all sporting disciplines in Ghana. He said government will within its means support the growth of all sports especially boxing. According to President Akufo-Addo, this commitment is evidenced in the 100% increase in the budgetary allocation for the Ministry of …

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Ghana moves up to 43rd on FIFA Rankings

By: StarrFM Sports The Black Stars of Ghana have moved two places up to 43rd place on the latest world Coca Cola football rankings released by FIFA on Thursday March 9. Ghana moved up nine places last month (February) after placing fourth at the 2017 AFCON and their surge up …

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FIFA Council: Guinea’s Kabele Camara elected

By: Kickoff Almamy Kabele Camara of Guinea has been elected unopposed to the FIFA Council a week before the scheduled African elections. This is after both his rivals, including SAFA president Danny Jordaan, pulled out just hours before FIFA announced the results of integrity checks into prospective candidates. Camara will …

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