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Sadio Mane named African Footballer of the Year

– – Senegal’s striker Sadio Mane has been named African Footballer of the Year for the second time running at the Confederation of African Football (Caf) awards ceremony held in the Moroccan capital Rabat. He beat competition from Egypt’s Mo Salah and national team mate, Edouard Mendy. Mane scored the winning penalty as Senegal beat Egypt in a shootout in… Read More
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Ghana-Nigeria World Cup qualifier: Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi to host Jollof Derby

– – The Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi has been approved to host Ghana’s home leg of the 2022 World Cup final qualifying play-off match against Nigeria despite several problems with the ground. African Soccer ruling body CAF has given approval for the 40,000-capacity stadium in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi to be used for the tie but has listed… Read More
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Afcon 2021: CAF hopeful of ‘exceptional’ tournament

– – The president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf), Patrice Motsepe, has reiterated that the delayed Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead as planned. Motsepe was speaking with less than three weeks until the tournament kicks off as he visited Yaounde’s Olembe Stadium, which will host the opening match on 9 January. His comments came as speculation… Read More
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Al Ahly beat Kaizer Chiefs win record 10th African crown

– – Egyptian heavyweights Al Ahly beat Kaizer Chiefs 3-0 in Morocco on Saturday night to become the first side in history to be crowned African champions ten times. In-form forward Mohamed Sherif scored one and made as Ahly, following a relatively even opening, took full advantage after Chiefs’ Happy Mashiane was dismissed shortly before the break. The Cairo side… Read More
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Caf president Ahmad banned by Fifa for five years

– – Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad has been banned for five years by Fifa for breaching various codes of ethics. The Fifa vice-president, 60, has been found to have breached codes relating to duty of loyalty, offering and accepting gifts, abuse of position as well as misappropriation of funds. “The investigation into Mr Ahmad’s conduct … from… Read More
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Ghana: Football association adopts new statutes

The membership of the Ghana Football Association Congress on Thursday approved and adopted new Statutes at an extra ordinary congress held in the capital Accra. The statutes were proposed by a normalization committee that was put in place following the suspension of the Football association over corruption allegations involving its former President, Kwesi Nyantekyi. The adopted statutes did not go… Read More
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How Ghana spent $4.5 million JUST on AFCON 2019

There is a high level of outrage among Ghanaians after the country’s sports minister revealed that the nation spent $4.5 million just for the country’s participation in the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations competition. The amount spent is equivalent to the amount Algeria received as prize money for winning the entire tournament in Egypt. The Black Stars… Read More

Ghana’s ATSU: This is not the time to celebrate, One more game to win

Despite reaching the final of the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Ghana midfielder Christian Atsu is not a celebrating mood. Atsu was named Orange Man of the Match as the Black Stars eased past hosts Equatorial Guinea in their semi-final meeting on Thursday night in Malabo to set up a final clash with old foes, Cote d’Ivoire. . Read More