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#Number 12: FIFA, Government to meet in Accra this Friday

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has confirmed that the Government of Ghana and world football governing body, FIFA, will meet later this week in Accra to discuss the way forward for Ghana football in the light of government’s decision to clean the Ghana FA. The overhaul of the FA was stated by the government after revelations of alleged corruption Read More

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Russia ease to victory in World Cup opener against Saudi Arabia

Hosts Russia got their World Cup off to a dream start with a thumping 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Moscow. Substitute Denis Cheryshev scored twice, with Yuri Gazinsky, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin also on target at a delirious Luzhniki Stadium Although the Saudis pressed in the opening moments, Russia created the first clear threat when Mario Fernandes crossed Read More

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Investigate Zylofon contract with GFA – CVM to Government

Mr Razak Kwadjo Opoku, Founder/Leader of the Concerned Voters Movement (CVM) has called on government to probe the recent contract signed between the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Zylofon Cash as new sponsors of the Ghana Premier League (GPL). He said the need for the investigation is to clear the mystery and secrecy that has enveloped the sponsorship contract and Read More

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Abedi Pele, Tony Yeboah, Dr. Kofi Amoah to man GFA

Information reaching from sources close to the Jubilee House has it that a three-member committee has been set up by the government to oversee Ghana Football affairs. This is an interim committee, according to renowned sports personality, Saddick Adams SportsObama’. He made this known on his official Facebook page on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The three-member committee is made Read More

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Government petitions High Court to dissolve the GFA

Late last night, a 7-member delegation by the Football Association called on the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah to talk him out of this decision by the government. Attorney-General (A-G) and Minister of Justice, Ms Gloria AkuffoAttorney-General (A-G) and Minister of Justice, Ms Gloria Akuffo The Attorney General’s Department has petitioned an Accra High Court as part of Read More

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Abramovich rejects offer from Britain’s richest man to buy Chelsea

Roman Abramovich has reportedly rejected an approach from Britain's richest man to buy Chelsea. The Daily Mail claims petrochemical billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, estimated to be worth a staggering £20billion, came forward looking to take the Stamford Bridge club off Abramovich’s hands. Chelsea’s Russian owner is currently embroiled in a UK visa clash with the Home Office, leading to him shelving Read More

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Fears over pay overshadow Nigeria’s World Cup campaign

Nigeria kick off their World Cup campaign on Saturday, when they face Croatia in Group D. The players from the West African nation will be hoping to focus on their performances without having to worry about the possibility of not being paid properly. Team officials say they want to avoid a repeat of what happened during the last World Cup Read More

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VIDEO: I lied against them – Nyantakyi confesses

Embattled former President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi has backtracked on claims he made to some ‘investors’ in segments of a video recording by world-acclaimed undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas in which Nyantakyi demanded kickbacks to pass on to top government officials, including the presidency. In the video, Nyantakyi alleged that the Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Read More

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Breaking: GFA dissolved by President Akufo-Addo

The President, Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Ghana Football Association (GFA) following some alleged corrupt acts that were captured in the Anas Number 12 expose. The dissolution comes 24 hours after the public screening of the documentary at the Accra International Conference Center reduced the Association to ridicule on social media. A statement from the Presidency read that, the Ghana Football Read More

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