Sports News Summaries for April 18, 2021
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2020/21 GPL: Elmina Sharks 1-0 WAFA
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2020/21 GPL: Elmina Sharks 1-0 WAFA


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On the 24th minute, Sharks went close again through a superb free kick from xx.

The tactical worked in favour of the visitors as they controlled much possession and created so many openings to go ahead on the scoresheet but the resolute defense of Elmina Sharks stood to the test.

The result has pushed Sharks to 10th spot with 26 points, with WAFA staying on 11th with the same number of points from 20 outings.


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Prince Tagoe rules out Coaching Black Stars in the future
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Prince Tagoe rules out Coaching Black Stars in the future


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Tagoe, who was part of the Black Stars squad that reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, stated he's currently into scouting and harbours hopes of grabbing his coaching badges in the future.

Tagoe does not fancy Coaching the Black Stars in the future when he grabs his coaching license.

Prince Tagoe was capped 36 times for Ghana scoring 7 goals between 2006 and 2012.


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Joel Fameyeh scores 11th goal of the season for Orenburg
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Joel Fameyeh scores 11th goal of the season for Orenburg


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Fameyeh opened the scoring for the visitors after 28 minutes, slotting the ball round the goalkeeper from close range.

Orenburg looked for a second goal after halftime and in the 64th minute, Renato Gojkovic scored a crazy goal to make it 2-1.

Fameyeh has played 32 games and scored 11 goals for Orenburg in the ongoing season.


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Andre Ayew injured in Swansea's draw with Wycombe


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Re Dede Ayew got injured the game against Wycombe.

The Welsh side drew 2-2 with Wycombe at their backyard denting their slim hopes of securing automatic promotion.

Re Ayew Suffered an injury very early in their 2-2 drawn game against Wycombe and was substituted for precautionary reasons.


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WAFA SC teen Lawrence Agyekum bags MoTM gong in defeat against Elmina Sharks


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WAFA were left to rue their missed chances after a masterclass second-half display against Elmina Sharks on Saturday.

WAFA did enough to return to Sogakofe with at least a point but lack of concentration on their part saw them leave the Cape Coast Sports Stadium empty-handed.

Despite being on the losing end, Lawrence Agyekum was named the Most Valuable Player of the match, due to his virtuoso performance at the heart of midfield for the visitors.


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I missed the 2006 World Cup because I wasn't a foreign based player
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I missed the 2006 World Cup because I wasn't a foreign based player


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He was part of Ghana's team that helped qualified the nation to the first-ever World Cup tournament in Germany in 2006.

According to the former Kotoko and Hearts player, he missed out because he was not a foreign-based player.

He says there were lots of offers to leave Ghana for pastures anew but waits thinking that there will be better offers when he Ghana qualifies for the World Cup and he plays.


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Striker Felix Ohene Gyan scores on full debut for AS Roma U19 in Primavera Championship
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Striker Felix Ohene Gyan scores on full debut for AS Roma U19 in Primavera Championship


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Ohene Gyan approached the cross at the first post and directed his header past the Atalanta goalkeeper.

Ohene Gyan was substituted in the 63rd minute after showing signs of discomfort.

This is Ohene Gyan's first goal in the Primavera Championship.


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2020/21 GPL: King Faisal 0-0 AshantiGold


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AshantiGold tried to unlock the Faisal goalposts on several occasions but goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim was too good to prevent all attempts.

Faisal head coach Kasim handed a maiden to Danlad Ibrahim who is on loan from Asante Kotoko SC. The Ghana U20 goalie made his debut last week against Aduana Stars coming on to replace injured Abdul Jabal Adams.

Faisal came very close to opening the scoring in the 29th minute but Awudu Mohammed shot hits the woodwork.


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EPL: Sheffield United relegated after defeat to Wolves – Citi Sports Online


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The visitors knew, following Newcastle's win over West Ham earlier on Saturday, that they had to avoid defeat at Molineux to delay their inevitable demotion for a few days.

It was Wolves who edged a poor game of few chances, when they broke downfield after Enda Stevens' shot had been blocked.

It broke the Brazilian's Wolves duck in his 11th game for the club after signing on loan from Real Sociedad in January.


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Messi hits brace as Barcelona beat Bilbao to lift Copa del Rey
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Messi hits brace as Barcelona beat Bilbao to lift Copa del Rey


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Four goals in 12 minutes from Antoine Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong and Lionel Messi gave a rampant Barcelona a 4-0 win over Athletic Club in the final of the Copa del Rey.

Barcelona enjoyed the better of the first half possession and struck the woodwork within the opening 10 minutes when de Jong hit the base of the post with a low finish after being set up by Messi.


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Akuapem Poloo should have been jailed for 3 years
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Akuapem Poloo should have been jailed for 3 years


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Popular Radio Presenter, Mike Two has opined that Akuapem Poloo's 3 months jail sentence should have been extended to 3 years.

According to the Adom FM presenter, Mike Two, Rosemond Brown should have been jailed for 3 years over the nude photo with her 7-year-old son stating that she's lucky to have had a lenient sentence of 90 days by the court.


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Shooting MP has been rewarded while Akuapem Poloo is in jail
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Shooting MP has been rewarded while Akuapem Poloo is in jail


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The former Joy FM journalist in his submission quizzed whether Akuapem Poloo would have gone to jail if he was a daughter of a politician.

They are against the fact that Akuapem Polo has been sentenced, but the MP and Minister who took responsibility for the shooting and the burning of motorbikes at a voters registration centre has been rewarded with a substantive ministerial position.


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FA Cup: Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes – Citi Sports Online


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The Morocco winger had earlier had a goal disallowed for offside, while Ben Chilwell also wasted an excellent chance to open the scoring for Chelsea.

Chelsea will play the winner of Sunday's semi-final between Leicester and Southampton.

City went into Saturday's semi-final with hopes of becoming the first English club to win the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup in the same season.


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Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes
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Chelsea end Man City's quadruple hopes


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Chelsea reached the FA Cup final with a narrow victory that ended Manchester City's hopes of a historic quadruple.

City went into Saturday's semi-final with hopes of becoming the first English club to win the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup in the same season.


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Ayisha Modi promises Akuapem Poloo's son GHC2000 monthly,plot of land
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Ayisha Modi promises Akuapem Poloo's son GHC2000 monthly,plot of land


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Ayisha Modi, the 'god mother' and hype woman of Stonebwoy has promised to cater for the son of convicted Akuapem Poloo whiles in prison and also, give her a plot of land after she's released.

News went rife yesterday that actress Rosemond Brown, well known in Showbiz as Akuapem Poloo was given a 90-days prison sentence on 16th April 2021 by Accra Circuit court.


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Cardi B reacts to Akuapem Poloo's 90-day jail sentencing
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Cardi B reacts to Akuapem Poloo's 90-day jail sentencing


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American rapper Cardi B has reacted following Akuapem's Poloo 90 days jail term opining the sentence is too harsh for the crime the Ghanaian actress committed.

Cardi B who bonded very well with Akuapem Poloo when she visited the West African country in December 2019 has shared her opinion about the sentence.


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GPL: Berekum Chelsea vs Ebusua Dwarfs matchday 20 preview
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GPL: Berekum Chelsea vs Ebusua Dwarfs matchday 20 preview


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The Blues recorded a disappointing 20 loss in the previous gameweek, a result they certainly hope to bounce back from.

Ebusua Dwarfs have failed to record a victory in their last three games which has played a part in their mid-level placement.

Ebusua Dwarfs have won each of their last two games against Berekum Chelsea.


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2021 Ghana Premier League: Elmina Sharks v WAFA matchday 20 preview
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2021 Ghana Premier League: Elmina Sharks v WAFA matchday 20 preview


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The Fearsome Sharks have won two of their last five games.

The Fearsome Sharks have won just two of their last five games, a stat line they certainly aim to improve with Odartey Lamptey in temporary charge of the team.

In their last five games, the Sogakope-based side have achieved two victories and two losses.


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2020/21 GPL Preview: Eleven Wonders vs. Liberty Professionals


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Avoiding a defeat against Liberty will see Wonders go four games unbeaten in the league for the first time.

Liberty are heading to Obuasi with much boost and motivation since their last visit saw them beat AshantiGold 1-0 in the first round.

He is expected to lead the Liberty attack on Sunday against Wonders.


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'Our intention was not to draw against Great Olympics'
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'Our intention was not to draw against Great Olympics'


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In a post-match interview, he said, they could have won the game against Great Olympics if they had taken their chances.

The Porcupine Warriors maintained the top spot on the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League after their goalless stalemate against Great Olympics who stayed second on the league log.

Coach Barreto said that they expected a very tough challenge against Great Olympics but was happy they didn't allow the home side to play their game.


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