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Immigration wins Lands Commission’s AU soccer gala


By: Hamza Lansah Lolly   The Ghana Immigration Service in the Northern Region has won this year’s AU soccer gala organized by the Lands Commission. The Immigration Service beat the Ghana Fires Service to become first in the tournament after they beat the Lands Commission 2 to 1 to the ...

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FIBA allows hijab in professional basketball


Basketball governing body FIBA ratifies proposal overturning ban on head coverings including hijab. Many have been forced to give up basketball on the professional level due to FIBA’s ban on headgear [File: Ali Jarekji/Reuters] Headgear, including the hijab and yarmulkes, will be allowed in professional basketball following the approval of ...

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Frank Acheampong hits brace for Anderlecht in Europa League


Ghana winger Frank Acheampong grabbed a brace for Anderlecht in their UEFA Europa League clash with Russian side Zenith St Petersburg in their round of 32 clash. The 24-year-old raced the Royal Club into a 5th minute lead before doubling the advantage 26 minutes later at the Stade Constant Vandent ...

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Ayew Ayew return will be sooner than expected – Bilic


West Ham coach Slaven Bilic faced the media ahead of his side’s Premier League game against West Brom on Saturday with good news about Ghana star Andre Ayew. Ayew got injured against Chelsea and initial reports said the forward will be four months out. But Bilic has further given more hope that ...

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Nyantakyi laments Ghana Premier League boycott threats

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says withdrawal scare by Premier League clubs do not bode well for the image of the competition. The FA capo was speaking in the wake of threats by some clubs to pull out from the topflight due to financial struggles resulting from ...

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I don’t need $10k to play for the Black Stars – Rahman


Black Stars defender, Abdul Baba Rahman has made a staunch defence against the perceived lack of commitment by members of the national team, insisting they do not play for money. Members of the Black Stars have courted disaffection by the public because of huge sums of money given to them ...

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Sulley Muntari fined and banned in Saudi Arabia


Sulley Muntari’s dirty disciplinary record reared its ugly head in Saudi Arabia with the controversial Ghanaian midfielder getting a two-match ban and slapped with a fine for physically attacking an opponent during a match. This comes just under two years after the Ghana star physically attacked a Ghana FA official ...

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