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Confederations Cup: CARA bounce back at home, knocks out Kotoko on penalties

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Ghana’s representative at this year’s Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederations Cup competition, Kumasi Asante Kotoko, was knocked out of the competition this afternoon.

CAF Champions League: Aduana Stars defeat Al Tahaddy, moves on to next stage

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Aduana Stars rounded off the half with a couple of corner kicks following a 36th minute miscommunication between Sasraku and Elvis Opoku that could have fetched them the opener.

Ghana Premier League champions, Aduana Stars, have moved on to the next stage of the preliminary round of the Confederations of African Football (CAF) Champions League competition.

File image - Ghana FA President, Mr. Kwes Nyantakyi.

Ghana Premier League

The Ghana Football Association has announced the weekend of March 2nd and 3rd as the start date for the 2017/2018 football season. The various leagues run by the organization are all included in the new start date.

High Court dismisses Olympics injunction application agaisnt GFA

Ghana Premier League

Olympics wanted the court to place an injunction on the start of the 2017/2018 Ghana Premier League pending the determination of a protest involving two other clubs by the Ghana Football Association's disciplinary committee.

 The High Court in Accra has dismissed an interlocutory injunction application by Accra Great Olympics Club Limited against the Ghana Football Association.

Ghana Rugby appoints Ernest Hanson as Board Member

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Hanson is currently the MD of Beaufort Properties, a Ghana-based real estate firm. He is passionate about the growth of the game in Ghana and wants others to experience the personal growth and development that comes from playing the sport.

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (http://GhanaRugby.org) Board approved the appointment of Mr. Ernest Hanson as Board Member on Monday 19 February 2018.

Barry Trotz calls fans' racist taunts at Devante Smith-Pelly 'disgusting'

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There are fewer than 30 black players currently on NHL rosters. Smith-Pelly debuted in 2011 and has played 319 games for the Anaheim Ducks, Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils and the Capitals, whom he joined last summer. He has seven goals and nine assists in 54 games.

Four fans were ejected from the Chicago Blackhawks' 7-1 home victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night after making racist comments toward Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly.

Coach Frank Nuttall

Ghana Premier League

Many within the club's fan base are worried that the suspension may lead to an eventual firing of the coach, something they believe will not augur well for continuity within the coaching ranks of the club, as the club seeks to end a premiership title drought that is nearing a decade.

Coach Frank Nutall, of Ghana Premier League side, Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club, has been suspended by the club’s Board of Directors for unsporting and unethical behavior that are contradictory to the club’s code of conduct.

“I am ready for Magdaleno” – Dogboe

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Isaac Dogboe, World Boxing Organisation (WBO), Interim Super Batamweight champion, has declared war on his opponent Jesse Magdaleno, as the two battle for the main title on Saturday, April 28, in Maryland.

More trouble for Emmanuel "Gameboy" Tagoe - Image credit - @images_image

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Mr Zwennes expressed his disappointment that Tagoe had chosen to cast aspersions at everyone but himself given his "abysmal and lacklustre performance" in his win against Saucedo.

 IBO Lightweight champion, Emmanuel "Gameboy" Tagoe is headed for further legal trouble following the decision of the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) to haul him before its Disciplinary Committee to explain some comments he made before and after his world title defence against Argentine David Fernando Saucedo.

Ronaldo brace leads Real comeback against PSG. AP photo.

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The tie pitted 12-times European champions Real against the Qatar-backed Parisians who have never gone beyond the quarter-finals in the competition but boasted an attacking trio that cost over 460 million euros($572 million) to assemble in transfer fees alone. The two squads' combined cost exceeded 1.2 billion euros.

European champions Real Madrid roared back to life from a dismal domestic campaign, coming from behind to beat runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain 3-1 in a Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday.

Al Tahaddy pip Aduana Stars

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Mahmound Ali’s solitary first half strike ended up being the difference in the match as Aduana’s attempts to pull level proved futile.

Ghana Premier League Champions, Aduana Stars, yielded to a lone goal defeat at the hands of their Libyan counterparts, Al Tahaddy, in the first leg encounter of the first round of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Champions League match played in Cairo on Sunday.

Asante Kotoko pip CARA Brazzaville in Confederation Cup opener. Image credit: goalcom

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Kotoko eventually won the match 1-0 on the stroke of full time, as substitute Yakubu Mohammed converted a spot-kick after Sadique Adams was fouled in the penalty box.

History was made in the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Confederation Cup competition as the 2018 preliminary match between Asante Kotoko S/C and Congo’s Club Athletique Rennaissance Aiglon (CARA) saw as many as five penalty kicks awarded in regulation time by Senegalese referee, Issah Sy, to Kotoko.

File image - Ghana FA President, Mr. Kwes Nyantakyi.

Ghana Premier League

The Ghana Football Association has announced the weekend of March 2nd and 3rd as the start date for the 2017/2018 football season. The various leagues run by the organization are all included in the new start date.

High Court dismisses Olympics injunction application agaisnt GFA

Ghana Premier League

Olympics wanted the court to place an injunction on the start of the 2017/2018 Ghana Premier League pending the determination of a protest involving two other clubs by the Ghana Football Association's disciplinary committee.

 The High Court in Accra has dismissed an interlocutory injunction application by Accra Great Olympics Club Limited against the Ghana Football Association.

Coach Frank Nuttall

Ghana Premier League

Many within the club's fan base are worried that the suspension may lead to an eventual firing of the coach, something they believe will not augur well for continuity within the coaching ranks of the club, as the club seeks to end a premiership title drought that is nearing a decade.

Coach Frank Nutall, of Ghana Premier League side, Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club, has been suspended by the club’s Board of Directors for unsporting and unethical behavior that are contradictory to the club’s code of conduct.

GFA, PLB wishes Aduana, and Kotoko well in continental campaign

Ghana Premier League

As Aduana Stars and Asante Kotoko come up against Libyan side Al Tahaddy and Congolese side CARA Brazzaville respectively, the GFA and the PLB urge the two clubs to remain focused in their quest to progress to the next stage of the competition.

The Ghana Football Association and the Premier League Board (PLB), has sent a message of goodwill to Aduana Stars and Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Ghana's representatives in this year's CAF Inter-club competitions.

Asiamah is sleeping on the job - Alhaji Gruzah fumes

Ghana Premier League

According to the vociferous football administrator, Mr Asiamah has done nothing to help enhance sports in the country, but more especially football.

President of King Faisal Babies Alhaji Abdul Karim Gruzah has attacked Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, for doing 'nothing' to improve football in the country.

Former Hearts of captain, Thomas Abbey.

Ghana Premier League

I say a big thank you to the fans of this great club. You made me know the true value of representing this club and I hope in my small way I was able to pay you back on the field of play.

Former Captain of Accra Hearts of Oak, Thomas Abbey, has penned a farewell message to fans of the Rainbow Club after joining Egyptian club, Ismaily SC, this week.

GFA StarTimes Gala officially launched, to be played in Elmina

Ghana Premier League

Each of the participating club is expected to receive $2500 as appearance fees with the winner getting up to $3500 more, making it $6000.

This year’s StarTimes GFA Inter Club Gala competition has been officially launched at the GFA Secretariat in Accra.

Aduana & Asante Kotoko Super Cup match set for January 28

Ghana Premier League

Premier League Champions Aduana Stars FC will face FA Cup winners Asante Kotoko in the season opening Super Cup match on Sunday January 28 at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.

Ghana FA release 2017/18 Premier League fixtures

Ghana Premier League

The Ghana Football Association has released the fixtures for the 2017/18 Ghana Premier League season.

Hearts of Oak Lift Ghana @ 60 Trophy Over Asante Kotoko. Photo credit - @heartsofoakGH

Ghana Premier League

Visiting Accra Hearts of Oak S/C displayed tactical discipline to hold archrivals, Asante Kotoko S/C, to a pulsating 0-0 draw game in their second leg tie to win the Ghana @ 60 Independence Cup at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, on Sunday.

Hearts can do without Atinga, Kizito, others — Frank Nuttall

Ghana Premier League

Accra Hearts of Oak’s Scottish coach, Frank Nuttal, says the Phobians can do without four key stars whose contract extension negotiations have stirred controversy in the club in the past weeks.

Kwesi Nyantakyi — GFA President

Ghana Premier League

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) is expected to engage the Premier League Board (PLB) in an emergency meeting to decide on a new date for the commencement of the Premier League.

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.

GN Bank DOL Week 30: Intriguing season ending matches in Zones two and three as relegation beckons for several teams

GN Bank Division One League

GN Bank Division One League season ending games for Zones two and three teams will come on as scheduled this weekend. The main order of business will be the crowning of Karela FC and Dreams FC as Champions of Zones two and three respectively, and the determination of the teams that will join relegation bound Eleven Wise, Dynamo FC and Zein FC into the abyss of Division Two soccer.

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GN Bank Division One League

Penultimate matches for Division One League - Zones two and three teams - came on as scheduled this past midweek. Interestingly, the developing relegation battle will stretch into the last match day of the season as Sekondi Eleven Wise was the only team that categorically sealed their exit to join Zein FC and Dynamo FC from Zone 3 as relegation bound teams.

GN Bank DOL Week 29: Relegation problems pile up for Fijai Real United, Wassaman Utd, Eleven Wise, Young Wise and Okwahu United. Photo credit - @images_image

GN Bank Division One League

Penultimate matches for Division One League - Zones two and three teams will come on at the various league centers today.

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and the Division One League Board (DOLB) wishes to inform clubs and all stakeholders in Zone One that Match day 29 games in the zone will not be played as scheduled.

GN Bank DOL Week 28 Roundup: Dreams FC Seal Premier League Return, Salamina Stun RTU, Relegation Battle Remain Stiff In Zone Two

GN Bank Division One League

Week 28 of the GN Bank Division One League ended joyously for Zone three side, Dreams FC, as they joined Zone two side, Karela FC, as the second team to book their ticket for top-flight soccer in the land come next season. In Zone one, the battle remains far from over with W. NEA Salamina and Techiman City set to slug it out to the very hand.

Breaking: Dreams FC Clinch Record Return to Ghana Premier League

GN Bank Division One League

Barring any unexpected pronouncements from the FA Disciplinary Committee, or any other quarters, GN Bank Division One, Zone One side, Dreams FC have, this afternoon, qualified to play in the nation’s elite soccer division come next season following their 3-0 home rout of Okwahu United.

GN Bank DOL Week 28 Preview: RTU set to play spoiler role, Dreams FC likely to seal tier-one return as relegation battle heats up in Zone two

GN Bank Division One League

The GN Bank Division One League will move a step closer towards the penultimate stage this weekend with Techiman City and B. A. United trying upstage W. NEA Salamina for the top spot. In Zone two, the relegation battle is all that matters as the three bottom clubs continue the battle of overcoming looming relegation. In Zone three, Dreams FC will have the chance to clinch their return to the top-flight division with a win at home this weekend and a Heart of Lions tie or defeat.

GN Bank DOL Week 27 Roundup: Salamina open seven-point lead, Eleven Wise fall into the cellar, Dreams FC hold Planners, Phar Rangers dump 8 goals on Zein FC

GN Bank Division One League

Week 27 of the GN Bank DOL came on as scheduled this past weekend with Premier League bound Karela FC continuing their decimation of the competition, W. NEA Salamina looking like likely favorites to make it out of Zone one, and Dreams FC securing a crucial point on the road to remain in full control of their destiny.

Sergio Arguero hits a sensational strike from the edge of the area that crashed into the net off the crossbar for his fourth goal of the afternoon against Leicester City.

English Premier League

The second half began just like the first when Aguero struck from close-range within three minutes and soon added another, both from De Bruyne deliveries, before sealing his hat-trick from a Kasper Schmeichel error and blasting in a late fourth off the crossbar.

Four second half goals from Sergio Aguero saw Manchester City maintain their blistering pace for this year’s title as they moved sixteen points clear at the top of the Premier League table following a 5-1 drubbing of Leicester City.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is pictured chipping the onrushing Jordan Pickford to put Arsenal 4-0 ahead after just 37 minutes on Saturday

English Premier League

New Arsenal signing, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored on his debut, as on and off Arsenal continued their chase for a top-four spot with 5-1 rout of Everton, Brighton completed the double over West Ham with a 3-1 win at home, and hitherto second off the bottom Southampton earned their first Premier League win in 13 matches with a 3-2 win over West Brom.

Runaway Premier League leaders, Manchester City, saw their run take a light jolt at Turf Moor after Burnley came from a goal down to deny them their 23rd league win of the season on Saturday , a result that saw rivals, Manchester City, reduce the gap for the top spot to 13points following their win over bottom Huddersfield.

Jordan Ayew (centre) celebrates with his team-mates after scoring a crucial goal in his team's fight against relegation.

English Premier League

Liverpool grabbed a comfortable three to nothing win over Huddersfield to consolidate their hold on the fourth spot, Swansea boosted their survival hopes with a shocking 3-1 win over Arsenal at home, and Everton held off Leicester at home for the full spoils.

The English Premier League returned from a short break this past Tuesday, and Wednesday with runaway leaders, Manchester City, continuing their record setting pace for the title with a 3-0 rout of West Bromwich that saw them extend their lead to 15points over the closest competition, as Chelsea succumbed to a 3-0 drubbing at home to Bournemouth, and Tottenham knocked off Manchester United by two goals to naught at home.

Arsene Wenger with new signing Aubameyang. Image credit - skysports

English Premier League

Arsenal announced on their official website the transfer is subject to the completion of regulatory processes and the 28-year-old's squad number will be confirmed soon.

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record fee, understood to be £60m.

Sanchez will wear the No 7 shirt at Manchester United. Photo credit - skysports

English Premier League

"It really is a massive club, very powerful, and so now, when I got the opportunity to come here, I looked at the badge and my hairs just stood up on end because it's a powerful club and the biggest in England.

Alexis Sanchez insists Manchester United are the biggest club in England and says he nearly moved to Old Trafford when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge. The Chilean completed his move from Arsenal on Monday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading to the Emirates as part of a swap deal, and will wear the iconic No 7 shirt at Old Trafford.

Senegal international, Mame Diouf, celebrated his strike by getting on his knees and kissing the turf at the Bet365 Stadium

English Premier League

The win is Arsenal's first in 2018 and provides a timely boost after defeat at Bournemouth last weekend and then a week dominated by transfer speculation.

Sergio Aguero scored the eleventh hat-trick of his Manchester City career, as his side rebounded from last week’s loss to Liverpool with a 3-1 win over Newcastle to continue their unstoppable march for this year’s title.

Bakary Sako scored the only goal of the game in the 21st minute to give Crystal Palace a 1-0 victory over Burnley.

English Premier League

After Newcastle missed a number of chances to take the lead, Jordan Ayew headed Swansea in front on the hour-mark.

 The English Premier League morphed into Week 23 this Saturday with Defending Champions, Chelsea, failing to win for the fourth time in a row in all competitions as they scraped a goalless tie against 10-man Leicester City at home.

Paul Pogba grew into the game to deliver a real captain's display in the second half at Everton with two goal assists.

English Premier League

Week 21 of the English Premier League got underway on New Year’s Day with Manchester United reclaiming the second spot over idle Chelsea who will be in action on Wednesday against Arsenal following a 2-0 win over Everton.

Photo - Jordan Ayew taps home the equalizer on 86th minutes from very close range in Swansea's dramatic 2-1 win over Watford.

English Premier League

With leaders, Manchester City, set to take on Crystal Palace tomorrow, Chelsea moved up second in the standings following a 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City at Stamford Bridge, and a goalless tie between hitherto second placed Manchester United and Southampton.

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool to sign Southampton defender for world record £75m

English Premier League

Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk will join Liverpool when the transfer window re-opens on 1 January in a world record £75m deal.

Harry Kane (10) secured his hat-trick with this delightfully chipped goal.

English Premier League

English Premier League leaders, Manchester United, continued their historic march for the title on Wednesday with a lone goal win over Newcastle at St James’ Park for their 18th straight win of the season, and a comfortable 15points advantage over second placed rivals, Manchester United, who clawed back from a two goal deficit at home to deny Burnley a famous win on Tuesday.

West Ham's Andre Ayew takes the ball infield under pressure from Newcastle’s Ghanaian compatriot Christian Atsu at the London Stadium on Saturday.

English Premier League

The English Premier League entered Week 19 this weekend with Manchester City tightening their grip at the apex as they extended their lead to 13 and 16points respectively over their closest competitors, Manchester United, who were held to a 2-2 draw at Leicester City and Chelsea, who played to a goalless tie at Everton, following a 4-0 trouncing of Bournemouth at home.

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.

NWL Week 8 Preview: Ampem Darkoa and Fabulous Ladies set to renew rivalry as Hasaacas Ladies look to overcome poor start to season five

National Women’s League

The National Women’s League will return this weekend with the second half of its fifth season following a two week break with interesting matches scheduled for the various venues.

NWL Week 7 Roundup: Fabulous Ladies End Ampem Darkoa’s Perfect Run, No Rebound For Hasaacas Ladies As They Hold Sea Lions To A Tie

National Women’s League

The first round of this year’s National Women’s League competition came to an end yesterday with Ampem Darkoa holding on to their lead in the Northern Zone and things tightening up more than a bit in the Southern Zone as Immigration Ladies drew Level with Sea Lions for the top spot on 14points.

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