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Betway Talent Hunt hit the Northern Region

Betway Ghana Limited, one of the leafing betting companies in Ghana, over the weekend, organized a special football competition for the youth dubbed “Betway Talent Hunt” in the Northern region. The competition, was aimed at hunting for football talents, between the ages of 18 to 25 and nurture them to become professional footballers in future. Stephen Appiah, former Black Star’s ...

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Chelsea’s Courtois Off To Real Madrid

Chelsea have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Thibaut Courtois. Courtois will sign a six-year contract at the Bernabeu subject to agreeing personal terms and passing a medical. Croatia international Mateo Kovacic will join the Blues on a season-long loan as part of the deal. A statement released by Chelsea on Wednesday read: ...

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Michael Essien tips Liverpool for UEFA Champions League final

Michael Essien

Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has thrown his support behind Liverpool to overcome AS Roma in the UEFA Champions League semifinal tie. Essien, who faced the Merseysiders on countless occasions during his time at Chelsea, has thrown his bet behind them to pick the sole ticket to the grande finale. The 35-year-old believes Jurgen Klopp’s side victory over Manchester City ...

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Arsene Wenger set to leave Arsenal at end of season

Arsene Wengger

Arsene Wenger is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, ending a near 22-year reign as manager. The Frenchman departs a year before his latest contract was due to expire. The Gunners are sixth in the league and set to miss out on a top-four spot for the second straight season, with their hopes of reaching the Champions ...

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Sabon -Zongo Inter-Area Football competition ends

A two- day football competition dubbed ,  Sabon –Zongo Inter Area Football Competition  has ended at Nsawam  in the Eastern  Region with a call on zongo communities to  eschew violence and ensure peaceful coexistence among their neighbours. The gala competition which was organized by the Chief Abdul MajidYakubu of Sabon- Zongo, Nsawam   and his able lieutenants Galadima Alhassan Suleman and ...

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Safo-Antwi, Acheampong declare readiness for 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Sean Safo-Antwi and Gemma Acheamong

Ghanaian sprinters Sean Safo Antwi and Gemma Acheampong are raring to go at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Safo-Antwi who made the final of the men’s 60metre event (at the just-ended IAAF Indoor Athletics Championships) finishing in seventh place took to his social media handles yesterday to reveal that he has been selected to represent Team Ghana ...

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Setting new agenda for Ghana sports

Magnus Rex Danquah

One of the key functions of the National Sports Authority (NSA) under the SPORTS ACT, 2016 (Act 934) in achieving its objects, is “the organisation of biennial sports congress to review sports development for the period and map out strategies for sports development for the future”. This Act, gazetted on 16th December, 2016, has officially laid to rest the Sports ...

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SWAG inaugurates first regional branch in the Volta region

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) last week  inaugurated its regional branch  the Volta Region, making it the first ever regional branch of the Association in the 50 year history of  SWAG. 15 sports journalists drawn from different media outfits made up the first membership of the Association in the region. President of SWAG Mr. Kwabena Yeboah,  at the inauguration ...

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Future is now for female referees

Esther Staubli

If you watched the hugely entertaining encounter between Japan and New Caledonia at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, you may not have noticed the referee. And that’s exactly the way she likes it. Esther Staubli, a Swiss school teacher and a rising star in refereeing circles, was the “woman in the middle”, making a little bit of history ...

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What’s the future holds for Black Starlets after 2017 World Cup failure

black starlets

Following Ghana’s exit from the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India, Citi Sports‘Daniel Koranteng assesses what could have gone wrong and urges the nation to plan for the future with the players at the heart of a transition. Ghana’s Black Starlets have arrived home after their FIFA U-17 World Cup outing which saw them fall out at the quarterfinals to ...

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