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Congress Adopts New GFA Statutes, Election Regulations

Ghana Premier League

155 members present voted to unanimously adopt the revised Statutes.

Congress of the Ghana Football Association has voted unanimously to adopt the proposed new statutes presented before it by the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association.

Kjetil Zachariassen - Kotoko’s coach-in-waiting

Ghana Premier League

he Nowergian coach guided Ashgold to win the Tier 2 of the Special Competition and qualified the ...

Kumasi Asante Kotoko are set to appoint Kjetil Zachariassen as their substantive head coach to replace Charles Kwablah Akonnor.

Kotoko gets new GH₵524,000 training pitch

Ghana Premier League

The pitch comes with a 10-seater technical sitting bench, a perimeter fencing and a 40,000-litre storage water facility to keep the pitch fresh and green.

Communication giants, MTN, has converted the old training pitch of Kumasi Asante Kotoko at Adako Jachie in Kumasi into a world-class football pitch for the use of the football club.

Kotoko's Dr Amo Sarpong banned for 6 months

Ghana Premier League

This was after the DC had found Dr Sarpong guilty of misconduct, having pleaded not guilty to the charge of wrongfully wielding a gun at a match venue by the GFA prosecutor, Raphael Tottimeh.

The Disciplinary Committee (DC) of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has suspended Dr Yaw Amo Sarpong, Policy Analyst of Asante Kotoko, from all football matches and competitions for six months with immediate effect pursuant to Article 39.1(a) of the GFA General Regulations.

GFA Special Competition set to kick off Kotoko face tough Aduana test

Ghana Premier League

Another encounter that will attract the headlines is the mouthwatering clash between Accra Hearts of Oak and Dreams FC at the Accra Sports Stadium in the southern zone.

Two local giants, Asante Kotoko and Aduana Stars, are expected to thrill fans at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi tomorrow when they clash in the Special Competition of the GFA Normalisation Committee.

Dr Kofi Amoah

Ghana Premier League

Winners of the tier one competition will represent Ghana at next year’s CAF Champions League while the tier two winners will play in the CAF Confederation Cup next season.

Fifteen Premier League clubs and 47 Division One sides have confirmed their participation in the upcoming Special Competition organised by the Ghana Football Association's (GFA’s) Normalisation Committee beginning Sunday.

New signee Richmond Ayi shakes hands with AHOSC CEO Mr. Mark Noonan. Image credit - AHOSC

Ghana Premier League

At a brief signing ceremony, AHOSC intimated that the shot stopper had signed a long-term contract but declined to make the full contents of the contract available to the public.

Ghana Premier League club, Accra Hearts of Oak, this afternoon added ace U23 goalie, Richmond Ayi, to their fold, following his departure from WAFA.

Mr. Kim Grant (L) with CEO of AHOSC, Mr. Mark D. Noonan. Image credit - @heartsofoakgh

Ghana Premier League

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Noonan noted that Mr. Grant is the right man at the right time to lead the club’s program.

Ghana Premier League side, Accra Hearts of Oak, has appointed Kim Grant as Director of Football and First Team Head Coach of the club.

CEO of Accra Hearts of Oak SC., Mark D. Noonan

Ghana Premier League

Chief Executive Officer of Accra Hearts of Oak, Mark D. Noonan, has rebuffed claims circulating within several social media platforms and media houses that AHOSC has engaged the services of a German coach.

In this undated image, Sporting Mirren’s Festus Nutakor (Black & yellow jersey) receives medical attention during an MTN FA Cup match against Accra Hearts of Oak. Image credit - @heartsofoak.com

Ghana Premier League

Touching on the increased rate of Ghanaian players migrating to countries like Sudan, Guinea, Congo, and Tanzania to ply their craft, he observed that if salaries are good in Ghana, ...

GN Bank Division One footballer, Festus ‘Nuke’ Nutakor, who plays for Sporting Mirren FC, has bemoaned the current fate of footballers in the country.

FIFA President, Mr Gianni Infantino. File image

Ghana Premier League

FIFA upon consultation with the GoG and CAF shall establish a normalization committee to replace the Executive Committee of the Ghana Football Association;

A delegation of the Government of Ghana (GoG) led by the Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah (MP), today met with a delegation of FIFA officials, led by the president of FIFA, Mr. Gianni Infantino.

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura, first female Secretary General of FIFA.

Ghana Premier League

Football's world governing body, FIFA, has given the government of Ghana an August 27 ultimatum to withdraw its application to the High Court to commence liquidation process of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) or risk Ghana being banned from all football-related activities.

GN Bank DOL Week 05 Results: Techiman City, Bofoakwa, FC Samartex, Venomous Vipers, Okyeman Planners, and Heart of Lions all win

GN Bank Division One League

GN Bank DOL Week 04 fixtures: Salamina at Bofoakwa, Gold Stars at Skyy FC, Okyeman Planners at Gt. Olympics

GN Bank Division One League

GN Bank DOL Week 04 fixtures: Salamina at Young Apostles, Gold Stars at Star Madrid, Gt. Olympics at Kotoku Royals. File image - Tema Youth

GN Bank Division One League

Week 04 of the GN Bank Division One League will come on at the various league centers as scheduled.

GN Bank DOL Week 03 Preview: Pressure mounts on Gt. Olympics to win, Gold Stars eye third straight win as Bofoakwa and Salamina look to make gains. File image - Gt. Olympics

GN Bank Division One League

Zone two pacesetters, unbeaten Gold Stars, will have the chance to haul in their third straight win as they welcome fellow contenders, New Edubiase, to Bibiani in what is definitely the topmost encounter in the zone this midweek.

The GN Bank Division One League will continue this midweek with the pace a tad slow and tight in zone one, where heavyweights like Salamina, B. A. United, and Bofoakwa have yet to make any noticeable impact. In zone two, perennial contenders, Gold Stars, have already set the pace with two straight wins, while in zone three, preseason contenders like Gt. Olympics, Heart of Lions, Vision FC, and Tema Youth are yet to hit the field at full speed.

GN Bank DOL Week 02 Roundup: Gt. Olympics continue slow start, Vision FC fall at home, Bofoakwa, B. A. United, Gold Stars, and Hasaacas all win

GN Bank Division One League

Zone two favorites, Gold Stars, lived up to the tag with their second straight win of the season, a lone goal win over Pacific Heroes to take over the top spot in the zone...

The GN Bank Division One League continued this weekend with a mixed bag of results as several of the favorites, Gt. Olympics, Heart of Lions, and New Edubiase FC struggled to get into a winning rhythm, while several others, Hasaacas, Tema Youth, and Unity FC grabbed notable victories.

GN Bank Division One side, Vision FC. Image courtesy of @@vfootballclub

GN Bank Division One League

And Accra Gt. Olympics will surely have to step things up a notch if their hopes of a fast return to tier-one soccer is going to be a reality, following an unimpressive 1-1 tie with newly promoted side, Agbozume Weavers, last weekend at home.

The GN Division One League will continue this weekend with several of the favorites from the respective zones, Brong Ahafo United, W. NEA Salamina, Hasaacas, FC Samartex, Gt. Olympics, Heart of Lions, and Tema Youth, who all failed to notch a perfect start to the season hoping to rebound this weekend.

GN Bank DOL Week One Roundup: Tough start for favorites as Gt. Olympics, and Salamina bag ties at home, Vision FC, Heart of Lions, Gold Stars, New Edubiase, Bofoakwa and RTU all win

GN Bank Division One League

Zone 3 favorites, Accra Gt. Olympics, saw their campaign get off to a slow start out of the gates. Perhaps, a result of all that energy spent on trying to secure a stay in the premiership through the courts,

Week One of the GN Bank Division One League got underway this weekend with a mixed bag of results, especially for some of the favorite teams, as they failed to secure the expected victories at home, while some of the newly promoted teams surprised with wins at home and ties on the road.

GN Bank DOL Week One Preview: Techiman City, W. Nea Salamina, New Edubiase, Hasaacas, Gt. Olympics, and Heart of Lions eye fast start. File image courtesy of Vision FC

GN Bank Division One League

Barring any unexpected last minute hitches, the highly competitive GN Bank Division One League will kick off this weekend with forty-eight teams divided into three Zones (1,2, and 3), competing for the right to represent their respective zones in the premier division next season.

GN Bank DOL Week 30 Roundup: Premier League bound Eleven Wonders end season on winning note, Techiman City, and Guan FC all win

GN Bank Division One League

Season ending matches for GN Bank Division one - Zone one – teams came on this midweek with winners of the zone, Premier League bound side – Techiman based Eleven Wonders - notching a second straight win in as many outings to end the season with a tally of 60points.

Action in the GN Bank sponsored Division One football League returned this past weekend with penultimate matches devoid of the usual fanfare.

GN Bank DOL Week 30 Roundup: Karela FC and Dreams FC Promoted to Premiership Division. Eleven Wise, Wassaman, Dunkwa Utd, Dynamo FC and Zein FC Relegated

GN Bank Division One League

The ultimate weekend of this year’s GN Bank Division One League came to a triumphant conclusion for Zones two and three sides - Karela FC and Dreams FC - as they were officially handed their promotion papers to the elite division and a bitter end for Dunkwa Utd and Wassaman United as they joined relegation bound Eleven Wise, Dynamo FC and Zein FC into the abyss of Division One soccer.

GN Bank DOL: Karela and Dreams FC Crowned Champions, Promoted to Premiership Division

GN Bank Division One League

GN Bank Division One League sides - Karela FC and Dreams FC – were formally declared winners of Zones Two and Three respectively following the final round of matches played on Sunday.

Dele Alli tucked home a late equaliser for Tottenham in their home clash against Waford before lengthy intervention from VAR.

English Premier League

Elsewhere on the day, West Ham fell by two goals to nothing at Everton, Aston Villa picked up a 2-1 win over Brighton at home, Wolves divvied the spoils at home with Southampton with a 1-1 tie, ...

The English Premier League continued this past Saturday following a week’s break with second placed Manchester City earning a comfortable 2-0 win over Crystal Palace to move 5 points closer to Liverpool, who will be in action on Sunday against Liverpool.

Sadio Mane ran onto James Milner's wonderful curled pass and sped into the area before finishing well into the far corner

English Premier League

The pressure continued to mount on Tottenham’s Pochettino as his side capped their poor start to the season and a miserable week that saw them succumb to a ...

With second-placed Manchester City set for a very winnable match on Sunday against Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Premier League leaders, Liverpool survived the pressure to win at home on Saturday, albeit with a lot of angst as James Milner’s late dramatic winner secured all three points against in-form Leicester City to help the Reds maintain their flawless start to the season.

Georginio Wijnaldum kept his eyes on the prize and unleashed a volley to open the scoring in the late stages of the tie

English Premier League

Elsewhere on Saturday, Wolves recorded their first win of the season – a 2-0 win over Watford, while Aston Villa and Bournemouth played to a respective 2-2 tie with Burnley and West Ham at home.

Sheffield United pushed title chasers, Liverpool, down to the wire on Saturday at a raucous Bramall Lane, but a Dean Henderson spill on the heels of a Georginio Wijnaldum volley from just outside the box earned Liverpool a fortunate win that saw them maintain their perfect start to the season. A spirited performance from Everton was not enough, as they succumbed to a 3-1 drubbing from Manchester City, who stay five points behind leaders Liverpool.

Riyad Mahrez won the penalty after Ben Foster brought down the Algeria international inside the area after six minutes.

English Premier League

On Sunday, it will be Liverpool at Chelsea with the former looking to restore their five point advantage, West Ham at Manchester United, Wolves at Crystal Palace, and Aston Villa at Arsenal.

With Liverpool’s upcoming visit to Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the main headline of the week, Manchester City stole the headlines in sensational style on Saturday as they ripped apart a woeful Watford team by eight goals to naught to inch two points closer to Liverpool on the Premier League table on Saturday. Not to be outdone, Leicester City roared back from a goal down for a 2-1 victory to dampen Tottenham’s title hope in an absorbing thriller at the King Power Stadium.

Tammy Abraham can't stop scoring in the Premier League at the moment, as he moves above Sergio Aguero to top spot.

English Premier League

... and in form Tammy Abraham continued his scoring spree with a splendid hat-trick as Chelsea destroyed the Wolves by five goals to two.

The English Premier League returned this Saturday following a week’s break with Norwich City producing a magnificent all-round display to hand champions, Manchester City, their first loss of the season.  There was no letup from leaders, Liverpool, as they took care of visiting Newcastle to maintain their perfect start to the season.

Sadio Mane reacted angrily after being substituted during Liverpool's 3-0 win over Burnley

English Premier League

For the second consecutive week, Manchester United failed to find the winning column as they were held to one-all tie at Southampton. Chelsea endured another disappointing outing at home as ....

Premier League leaders Liverpool and Champions Manchester City both stayed the winning course with a respective three and four to nothing walloping of Burnley FC and Brighton.

Jordan Ayew celebrates after giving Crystal Palace the lead against Manchester United at Old Trafford in the first half

English Premier League

United had fallen behind in the first half to Jordan Ayew's breakaway goal before Marcus Rashford missed a penalty on a deeply frustrating afternoon for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team.

Following an incredulous 4-0 thumping of Chelsea on opening day and a disappointing tie with Wolverhampton Wanderers in week 02, Manchester United, disappointed at Old Trafford, as Crystal Palace scored a late winner to stun them on Saturday.

Aubameyang (14) pulls off his signature celebration – a forward front-flip – after scoring his side's second goal in style.

English Premier League

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winner handed Arsenal successive victories to the start of the season, a Premier League feat not achieved since 2009, Everton edged Watford ...

Title contenders, Liverpool, maintained their perfect start to the season with a 2-1 win over Southampton for an 11th successive top-flight victory dating back to last season, whilst champions, Manchester City, gave up the lead twice and settled for a 2-2 tie at the Etihad against Tottenham Spurs after Gabriel Jesus injury-time winner was ruled out by VAR.

Sterling celebrates after scoring his second goal of the game as City secured a 5-0 victory away to West Ham - Getty image

English Premier League

Elsewhere on Saturday, Everton held Crystal Palace to a goalless tie and newly-promoted Sheffield United picked up an impressive point at Bournemouth.

Premier League champions Manchester City and runner-ups from last year Liverpool got their season underway with blistering performances that saw the former overwhelm West Ham by five goals to nothing and the latter demolish newly-promoted Norwich City by four goals to one on Friday at Anfield.

Man City 6-0 Watford: City thrash Hornets in FA Cup final to claim domestic treble

English Premier League

The contest was effectively over from the moment David Silva finished from close range after 26 minutes, Jesus doubling the advantage before half-time after Bernardo Silva's sublime pass.

Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus both scored twice as Pep Guardiola's team became the first English men's side to achieve the feat of winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup in the same season.

Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become Anderlecht player-manager

English Premier League

"I want to share my knowledge with the next purple generations," said Kompany, who first joined Anderlecht at the age of six.

Vincent Kompany says joining Anderlecht as player-manager is the "most passionate yet rational" decision he has made after announcing he has left Manchester City.

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany lifts the English Premier League trophy after the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Manchester City at the AMEX Stadium in Brighton, England, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Manchester City defeated Brighton 4-1 to win the championship. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

English Premier League

Elsewhere on Sunday, Crystal Palace topped visiting Bournemouth by five goals to three, West Ham clinched a top-10 finish with a 4-1 road win at Watford, Newcastle ended the campaign with an impressive 4-0 win at relegated Fulham, and relegated Huddersfield stole a point at Southampton.

Brighton’s attempts to end the season on a high note after surviving relegation fell short as Manchester City roared back from a goal down in spectacular style to hand them a 4-1 thrashing at the Amex, a result that ended Liverpool’s magnificent challenge for the title.

NWL Week 01 Fixtures: Ampem Darkoa at KSA, Halifax Ladies at Hasaacas Ladies

National Women’s League

The National Women’s League will kick off this weekend.

2017/18 National Women's League fixtures released

National Women’s League

According to the release, the upcoming season is scheduled to kick off on on Saturday & Sunday April 7 & 8.

The fixtures for the 2017/18 National Women's League has been released by released the Women's League Board.

Ampem Darkoa Ladies Retain NWL Title

National Women’s League

Winners of the National Women’s League Northern Zone, Ampem Darkoa Ladies, retained the National Women’s League (NWL) title after edging out Southern Zone winners, Lady Strikers, by a lone goal.

Sanford Women's FA Cup semifinal: Ampem Darkoa and Police Ladies look to keep dream alive

National Women’s League

Semifinal matches for this year’s Sanford Women's FA Cup competition will be honored this weekend in Accra and Sunyani respectively.

NWL Week 11 Roundup: Ampem Darkoa open seven-point lead, Sea Lions edge Police Ladies

National Women’s League

Match day 11 of the National Women's League (NWL) came on as scheduled this past weekend with Southern Zone leaders – Ampem Darkoa – maintaining their recent winning run with a 5-0 rout of Prisons Ladies on the road. The win, the second for them this half of the season upped their tally to 27 points for the first spot.

Sanford FA Women’s Cup Quarter-finals Roundup: Ampem Darkoa, Prisons Ladies, Immigration Ladies and Police Ladies all move on

National Women’s League

This past weekend’s quarter-finals round of the Sanford Women’s FA Cup competition saw the best team in this year’s National Women’s League – Ampem Darkoa Ladies - continue their remarkable unbeaten run with a comfortable 4-0 win over Real Upper Ladies to keep their hopes of annexing the FA Cup and NWL title alive.

Sanford FA Women’s Cup Quarter-finals Preview: Police Ladies take on Army Ladies, Ampem Darkoa likely to maul Real Upper Ladies as Immigration Ladies clash with Sea Lions

National Women’s League

The Sanford Women’s FA Cup competition will transition into the quarter-final stage this weekend with Police Ladies looking to continue their title defense against Army Ladies, and Ampem Darkoa looking to stay on course for the double as hosts of Real Upper Ladies.

NWL Week 10 Roundup: Ampem Darkoa Rout Northern Ladies, Immigration Ladies move up top as Lady Strikers edge Sea Lions

National Women’s League

Match day 10 of the National Women's League (NWL) ended this past weekend with unbeaten Ampem Darkoa getting back to winning ways, Sea Lions taking a stunning hit to their aspirations at home, and bottommost Real Upper Ladies and Holy Royals unable to take advantage of playing at home to make a push at moving out of the cellar.

NWL Week 10 Preview: Ampem Darkoa, KSA eye double as Sea Lions look to rebound against Lady Strikers

National Women’s League

Match Day 10 the National Women's League (NWL) will come off as scheduled this weekend with Northern Zone leaders – Ampem Darkoa – under pressure to haul in their first win after three tries and Southern Zone leaders – Sea Lions – in dire need of victory to hold on to the top spot.

NWL Week 9 Roundup: Ampem Darkoa extend winless run to three games, Samaria Ladies thump Sea Lions, Holy Royals end winless run

National Women’s League

Week 9 of the National Women’s League came on as scheduled this past weekend with some very interesting results across both zones.

NWL Week 9 Preview: Ampem Darkoa and KSA clash for top spot as struggling Hasaacas Ladies welcome Police Ladies

National Women’s League

The National Women’s League will continue this weekend with Northern Zone leaders – Ampem Darkoa - looking to end their two game winless run following back to back ties with their fierce rivals – Fabulous Ladies - as they take on a solid second placed Kumasi Academy side on the road.

NWL Week 8 Roundup: Fabulous Ladies hold Ampem Darkoa, Sea Lions crush Hasaacas Ladies, Police Ladies and KSA win

National Women’s League

The second half of the National Women’s League got underway this past weekend following a five week break with Ampem Darkoa and Fabulous Ladies showing no letdown in their rivalry as the two sides played to another pulsating tie.

Dele Alli tucked home a late equaliser for Tottenham in their home clash against Waford before lengthy intervention from VAR.

English Premier League

Elsewhere on the day, West Ham fell by two goals to nothing at Everton, Aston Villa picked up a 2-1 win over Brighton at home, Wolves divvied the spoils at home with Southampton with a 1-1 tie, ...

The English Premier League continued this past Saturday following a week’s break with second placed Manchester City earning a comfortable 2-0 win over Crystal Palace to move 5 points closer to Liverpool, who will be in action on Sunday against Liverpool.

Triumphant Ghana Rugby Women Acknowledges Interplast For Support

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The Women’s Eagles returned from Tunisia on Monday after participating in the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament in Monastir

The Ghana Rugby Women’s Sevens National Team, the Ghana Eagles, showed their appreciation for the support by Interplast Ghana over the years with a visit to the company’s head office in Spintex-Accra.

Hearts' Kwadwo Obeng Jr is given a hot chase by players of Olympics

Sports

The game was initially a one-sided affair as Hearts dominated the exchanges and kept the resplendently dressed Oly players under pressure.

Accra Great Olympics produced a spirited display to hold city rivals Hearts of Oak to a goalless draw encounter in the first leg of the 2019 Homowo Cup match played at the Accra Sports Stadium yesterday.

Guinea players celebrate after winning the WAFU Cup Plate final in a penalty shootout over Cape Verde Islands

Sports

The first half of extra time produced exciting football as both teams pushed forward in attack.

Guinea were crowned the Plate champions of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the match ended 0-0 at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies, Senegal on Saturday.

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Coco Gauff, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Timea Babos, of Hungary, in the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. The American teenager advanced to her first WTA final by beating Andrea Petkovic 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the Upper Austria Ladies in Linz, Austria. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

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And Gauff managed to do it after losing in the last round of qualifying, then moving into the main draw as a “lucky loser” when another player withdrew from the field.

Coco Gauff is still just 15. She also is already the owner of a WTA singles title.

Simone Biles of the United States, center and gold medal, Sunisa Lee of the United States, left and silver medal, and Angelina Melnikova of Russia, right and bronze medal, celebrate during the award ceremony for the floor exercise in the women's apparatus finals at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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Biles won five gold medals this week. If she can repeat that at next year’s Olympics it would be a feat no female gymnast has managed at a single Games.

Everyone counts Simone Biles’ medals except Simone Biles.

Sadio Mane ran onto James Milner's wonderful curled pass and sped into the area before finishing well into the far corner

English Premier League

The pressure continued to mount on Tottenham’s Pochettino as his side capped their poor start to the season and a miserable week that saw them succumb to a ...

With second-placed Manchester City set for a very winnable match on Sunday against Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Premier League leaders, Liverpool survived the pressure to win at home on Saturday, albeit with a lot of angst as James Milner’s late dramatic winner secured all three points against in-form Leicester City to help the Reds maintain their flawless start to the season.

Georginio Wijnaldum kept his eyes on the prize and unleashed a volley to open the scoring in the late stages of the tie

English Premier League

Elsewhere on Saturday, Wolves recorded their first win of the season – a 2-0 win over Watford, while Aston Villa and Bournemouth played to a respective 2-2 tie with Burnley and West Ham at home.

Sheffield United pushed title chasers, Liverpool, down to the wire on Saturday at a raucous Bramall Lane, but a Dean Henderson spill on the heels of a Georginio Wijnaldum volley from just outside the box earned Liverpool a fortunate win that saw them maintain their perfect start to the season. A spirited performance from Everton was not enough, as they succumbed to a 3-1 drubbing from Manchester City, who stay five points behind leaders Liverpool.

File image - Black Stars Coach - James Kwasi Appiah

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A source close to the Stars coach explained that the decision was in line with the Ghana Football Association's policy to reshuffle the technical staff of the various national teams every two years.

Black Stars coach, James Kwesi Appiah, has dumped his entire technical, including his assistant, Ibrahim Tanko, ahead of Ghana's AFCON 2021 qualifying doubleheader against South Africa and Sudan in November.

Riyad Mahrez won the penalty after Ben Foster brought down the Algeria international inside the area after six minutes.

English Premier League

On Sunday, it will be Liverpool at Chelsea with the former looking to restore their five point advantage, West Ham at Manchester United, Wolves at Crystal Palace, and Aston Villa at Arsenal.

With Liverpool’s upcoming visit to Stamford Bridge on Sunday as the main headline of the week, Manchester City stole the headlines in sensational style on Saturday as they ripped apart a woeful Watford team by eight goals to naught to inch two points closer to Liverpool on the Premier League table on Saturday. Not to be outdone, Leicester City roared back from a goal down for a 2-1 victory to dampen Tottenham’s title hope in an absorbing thriller at the King Power Stadium.

Tammy Abraham can't stop scoring in the Premier League at the moment, as he moves above Sergio Aguero to top spot.

English Premier League

... and in form Tammy Abraham continued his scoring spree with a splendid hat-trick as Chelsea destroyed the Wolves by five goals to two.

The English Premier League returned this Saturday following a week’s break with Norwich City producing a magnificent all-round display to hand champions, Manchester City, their first loss of the season.  There was no letup from leaders, Liverpool, as they took care of visiting Newcastle to maintain their perfect start to the season.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, to win the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Nadal says he wants to finish his career at No. 1 in the Grand Slam standings — ahead of Federer and Novak Djokovic, looming in third place currently with 16 — but ....

Rafael Nadal’s 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute U.S. Open final.

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