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Didier Drogba loses bid to be Ivory Coast FA President

Didier Drogba lost a controversial bid to become president of the Ivory Coast Football Federation when he was eliminated after the first round of voting at Saturday’s elective congress. The former Chelsea star polled only 21 votes in a three-way race, with the two other candidates, Yacine Idriss Diallo (59) and Sory Diabate (50) polling more than double his tally. ... Read More »

Shatta Wale was my classmate – Asamoah Gyan reveals

Asamoah Gyan says contrary to the perception that Shatta Wale is pompous and rude, the dancehall artiste is respectful and humane. The former Ghana captain explained that he attended the same school with Shatta Wale when they were young. According to him, both of them sat in the same class when they were pupils of the Seven Great Princes Academy “I ... Read More »

Black Stars arrive in Nigeria for World Cup playoff decider

Ghana’s contingent have safely arrived in Abuja for the 2nd leg of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off tie against Nigeria. The team which departed the Kumasi Airport around 11:30am touched down at 13:30 (Nigeria time).   Coach Otto Addo’s men are expected to train at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium – Abuja, at 17:00 GMT. With the exception of ... Read More »

ASA Plus Destinations partners Deaf Sports Federation for 2022 Deaflympics in Brazil

The Ghana Deaf Sports Federation in partnership with ASA Plus Destination have officially declared their readiness to participate in the upcoming 2022 Deaflympics in Brazil. The 15-day competition would see participation in deaf Handball, Athletics, Football, Canoeing, Rowing among others. The 24th Deaflympics games have been scheduled to take place in the city of Caxias do Sul from May 1-15, ... Read More »

Sam Adams powers Aduana FC to narrow win over Hearts of Oak

Aduana FC recorded yet another home win on Sunday – this time a 1-0 win against champions Accra Hearts of Oak on Match Day 20 of the Ghana Premier League at the Nana Agyeman Badu Park in Dormaa. Aduana FC scored seconds before halftime and held on for their first win over Hearts of Oak under Coach Samuel Boadu. Boadu’s ... Read More »

Steph Curry becomes the 49th player in NBA history to score 20,000 points

Stephen Curry pumped in 34 points to surpass 20,000 for his career and added 9 rebounds as the visiting Golden State Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets, 113-102, on Thursday night, March 10 (Friday, March 11, Manila time). Jordan Poole had 21 points, Klay Thompson and Jonathan Kuminga scored 18 apiece, and Kevon Looney had 10 for Golden State, which salvaged ... Read More »

Asamoah Gyan joins Akufo-Addo to Dubai Expo 2020 to woo investors to Ghana

Ghana legend Asamoah Gyan is among a delegation led by President Nana Akufo-Addo to the Dubai Expo 2020. The former Black Stars captain, who spent five years playing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is one of the representatives to help bring more investors into Ghana. Earlier in the week, the 36-year-old was honoured by UAE giants and his former club Al ... Read More »

Roman Abramovich sanctioned, assets frozen, Chelsea to operate on restricted basis

They just couldn’t leave it well alone, for just a few more days, could they? They just had to do something five days before the reported bidding deadline, after not doing anything for nearly two weeks. Today, the UK government have (finally) sanctioned Roman Abramovich for being “associated with a person who is or has been involved in destabilising Ukraine and ... Read More »

PHOTOS: Oscar Valdez & Shakur Stevenson Go Face to Face in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (March 9, 2022) — The world’s two best junior lightweights — WBC world champion Oscar Valdez and WBO king Shakur Stevenson— ignited their long-anticipated unification grudge match, which will take place Saturday, April 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (LIVE on ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). Less than eight weeks from fight night, the ... Read More »

Ghanaian politician Chairman Wontumi submits $3.1b bid to buy Chelsea Football Club

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, popularly referred to as ‘Chairman Wontumi’ has submitted a bid of $3.1billion to purchase English Football Club, Chelsea. In a letter submitted to the Club, ‘Chairman Wontumi’ declared his interest to purchase the club and the readiness of his legal team to commence negotiations. Speaking on Wontumi TV on ... Read More »