Thursday , 18 January 2018

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Survivors found but 76 feared dead after Brazilian club’s plane crashes in Colombia

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Brazilian football players, officials and journalists are believed dead after an aircraft carrying 81 people, including the Brazilian club Chapecoense, crashed overnight on the outskirts of Medellin. Military sources in Colombia have suggested that only five people had survived the accident including three players – goalkeeper Danilo, Jackson Follmann and Alan Ruschel – one crew member and a journalist, Rafael ... Read More »

Joe Dodoo scores twice to give Rangers last-gasp derby win in Scotland

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Ghanaian JOE DODOO struck deep into stoppage time as Rangers needed every second of added time to snatch the points. After Harry Forrester’s late goal against Dundee last weekend, another last-gasp strike – this time 3½ minutes into added time – won it for Mark Warburton’s side. Ghanaian Joe Dodoo scores a crucial late winner for Rangers The win moves ... Read More »

GLO-CAF AWARDS: Aubameyang, Mahrez, 3 others nominated for Top 5

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday announced the Top 5 nominees for the 2016 African Player of the Year and the 2016 African Player of the Year (Based in Africa) in the Glo-Caf Awards. The players were shortlisted from thirty players who earlier were nominated for the African Player of the Year, and 25 players who made the list ... Read More »

StarTimes acquire Ghana Premier League Media Rights

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Africa’s leading pay-TV operator StarTimes Group signed a ground-breaking media agreement with Ghana Football Association on Tuesday, vowing to promote the Ghana Premier League in sub-Sahara Africa and help in the infrastructural development of the game in the West African country in the coming decade. According to the strategic partnership agreement, StarTimes acquires all media rights of the Ghana Premier ... Read More »

CAF announces 5-man shortlist for 2016 African Player of the Year

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Confederation of African football, CAF, has announced the five-man shortlist for this year’s Glo-CAF Africa Player of the Year award. The top five candidates were selected based on votes from the members of the CAF Media Committee, CAF Technical & Development Committee and ten members out of the 20-member Panel of Experts. Players who made the top five lists for ... Read More »

IOC Athlete Career Programme in Cooperation with Adecco Group

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To support Olympians achieve success for life, the IOC Athletes’ Commission, the International Olympic Committee and the Adecco Group launched the IOC Athlete Career Programme (IOC ACP), which supports athletes while they prepare for and go through their career transition. In alignment with the Olympic Agenda 2020 which give a clear vision on our effort to support and protect clean athletes, the IOC Athlete Career ... Read More »

Black Princesses crash out of U-20 Women’s World Cup

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The Black Princesses failed to progress to the knockout stage of the FIFA U-20 Women’s Cup for the fourth time, after they drew 1-1 against the USA. The USA dominated play in the early stages of the game, but it was Ghana who went ahead against the run of play when a seemingly unharmful long range from Ernestina Abambila was ... Read More »

CAF African Women’s Cup: Together against the marriage of young girls

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The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Cameroon, African Union (AU), Powerplay and the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) have jointly launched the “Together against the marriage of young girls” campaign towards abandoning child marriages on the continent. Statistics have shown that one in five girls (representing 20%) aged 15-19 in Cameroon ... Read More »

Breaking news: Tagoe vrs Saucedo postponed to December 2

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The much awaited IBO Lightweight championship of the world fight between Ghana’s Emmanuel ‘Game Boy’ Tagoe and Argentina’s Fernando David Saucedo will now take place on Friday December 2, a week further than the original November 25, its official. This has become necessary due to a request by the Argentine’s camp for the fight to be re-scheduled after suffering a ... Read More »

Ghana lose 0-2 to Egypt in 2018 World Cup qualifier

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Ghana’s Black Stars have suffered a 2-0 defeat to Egypt in their second 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played in Alexandria on Sunday. Mohamed Salah gave the Pharoahs the lead in the 43rd minute after converting from the penalty spot. The Black Stars came into the second half strongly and could have found the equaliser but Agyemang Badu’s header ... Read More »