Sports News Summaries for January 17, 2021
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EPL: Man United stay top after uneventful stalemate with Liverpool – Citi Sports Online
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EPL: Man United stay top after uneventful stalemate with Liverpool – Citi Sports Online


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Liverpool dominated possession in the first half but it was United who came closest when Bruno Fernandes' 20-yard free-kick curled inches wide.
Fernandes was then thwarted after the break by the outstretched leg of Liverpool keeper Alisson before Thiago's long-range effort finally brought the previously unemployed David de Gea into action.
The result leaves United two points ahead of Leicester City in second.


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Andre Ayew showers plaudits on Swansea heroes in Barnsley victory
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Andre Ayew showers plaudits on Swansea heroes in Barnsley victory


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The Jack Army consolidated their firm grip on the 2nd position following a 2-0 win against Barnsley at Oakwell Stadium.
Lowe sealed the victory with a fine goal ten minutes after recess.
Ayew has plundered 8 goals and provided 2 assists in 23 league games so far this term.


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#GPLwk9: Karela reclaim top spot; WAFA, Kotoko share spoils in Sogakope – Citi Sports Online
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#GPLwk9: Karela reclaim top spot; WAFA, Kotoko share spoils in Sogakope – Citi Sports Online


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Karela began the second-half strongly and deservedly restored their lead through Kwame Boateng in the 46th minute and in the 60th minute to put the game beyond the reach of the visitors.
Diawise scored the fourth goal for the hosts in the 74th minute, and his 6th of the season to seal the win for Karela United.
Daniel Lomotey Agbloe put the host in the lead in the 29th minute after several attempts at goal and WAFA ending the first half with their noses in-front.


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Floyd Mayweather Gives Fans A Glimpse Inside of his GHC64m Mansion
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Floyd Mayweather Gives Fans A Glimpse Inside of his GHC64m Mansion


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Floyd Mayweather reportedly made over $1billion during his famous boxing career.
Floyd Mayweather has shown-off his exotic £8million worth mansion which is fitted with two large swimming pools as well as an underground garage fit enough to take 20 cars.
Floyd Mayweather lives in an exotic £8million mansion in Las Vegas.


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GPL Week 9: Hearts of Oak dispatch Eleven Wonders to move into top 4 – Citi Sports Online
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GPL Week 9: Hearts of Oak dispatch Eleven Wonders to move into top 4 – Citi Sports Online


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Accra Hearts of Oak moved to within 2 points of league leaders Karela United with an impressive 2-0 win over Techiman Eleven Wonders in Accra on Sunday night.
The Wonders' resistance only lasted 11 minutes before Hearts of Oak broke the deadlock.
Hearts went into the break with the 1-0 lead, despite a late resurgence from Wonders, with Samuel Boakye forcing Richmond Ayi into a fabulous near post save just before half time.


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2020/2021 GPL match week 9 report: WAFA 1-1 Asante Kotoko
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2020/2021 GPL match week 9 report: WAFA 1-1 Asante Kotoko


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Asante Kotoko SC. The Academy Boys made their intentions clear from the onset and talisman Augustine Boakye raided down the left and was whacked down close to the corner flag for a free-kick.
Asante Kotoko tried to reply after six minutes when Emmanuel Sarkodie shot at goal but Konadu Yiadom delivered a huge clearance away.
Kotoko right back Christopher Nettey made a surging run and shot at goal but Boliver Owusu grabbed it on the turf.


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2021 GPL match week 9 report: AshantiGold shares point with Medeama


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Ashantigold S.C. The first half was mostly dull as both teams struggled to create goal-scoring oppotutnies.
In the second half, the big chances came to AshantiGold.
Frank Boateng of Medeama had to be extra sharp to make a double save at the later parts of the game to make sure that they leave the Obuasi Leng Clay Sports Stadium with a point.


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Benjamin Acheampong rejoins Egyptian side El Dakhleya SC
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Benjamin Acheampong rejoins Egyptian side El Dakhleya SC


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The former Asante Kotoko player has joined the second-tier club on a six-month deal.
There is an agreement for renewal if the club secures promotion to the Egyptian top-flight.
Acheampong joined Dakhleya in 2016 and after an impressive first season, he was transferred to Zamalek the following year.


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Kotoko coach Johnson Smith names starting eleven for WAFA SC clash
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Kotoko coach Johnson Smith names starting eleven for WAFA SC clash


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Keen on picking up points from this tough fixture, Asante Kotoko interim coach Johnson Smith has named an attacking side that could punish the opponent.
Midfielder Muniru Sulley starts in midfield while in-form striker Kwame Poku leads the lines.
Check out the Asante Kotoko starting eleven for the match against WAFA SC that starts at 15:00GMT????Here are our WARRIORS for this afternoon's #GPL clash at WAFA ?????#AKSC #WAFKOT #GPL #MD9 pic.


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2020/21 GPL match week 9 preview: King Faisal vs Elmina Sharks
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2020/21 GPL match week 9 preview: King Faisal vs Elmina Sharks


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King Faisal has been struggling to grind results, recording four losses, three draws, and just one win.
King Faisal is among the best scoring sides in the league with nine goals despite being bottom on the league table.
King Faisal will hope to use the home advantage and record a win against the Cape Coast-based side in this encounter.


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LIVEUPDATES: WAFA vs Asante Kotoko & other games
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LIVEUPDATES: WAFA vs Asante Kotoko & other games


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The Porcupine Warriors are going into this game on the back of their 2-0 win over Liberty Professionals at the Accra Sports Stadium on matchday eight of the ongoing league.
WAFA has promised to win the game against Asante Kotoko to honour the memory of their founder, Henri Wientjes who passed on a few days ago.
Medeama will be looking forward to winning their second consecutive game against the Miners after beating Aduana Stars at the Akoon Community Park.


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#Donkomi: Alfred Duncan joins Calgiari on loan from Fiorentina – Citi Sports Online
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#Donkomi: Alfred Duncan joins Calgiari on loan from Fiorentina – Citi Sports Online


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Ghanaian midfielder Alfred Duncan has joined Calgiari on loan from fellow Serie A side Fiorentina with an option to make the deal permanent.
"Cagliari Calcio is pleased to announce that it signed from Fiorentina the player Alfred Duncan, who moves to Sardinia on loan with an option to definitive transfer," the statement said.
"Cagliari described him as:"a complete midfielder, Duncan is a physically strong player, who combines power and technique: great run and dynamism, particularly skilled at regaining the ball.


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Andre Ayew reacts after Swansea win over Barnsley
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Andre Ayew reacts after Swansea win over Barnsley


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Barnsley then gifted the Swans a second on 55 minutes when Mads Anderson and Michael Helik got in each others' way and allowed Jamal Lowe to run clear and slot home.
The win for Swansea gives them daylight in the automatic promotion berths, though they still trail leaders Norwich by four points after 24 games.
In the 23 games, Ayew has scored eight goals and assisted two.


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Tariq Lamptey extends Brighton contract to 2025
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Tariq Lamptey extends Brighton contract to 2025


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Tariq Lamptey was born to Ghanaian parents in England.
Lamptey made his Premier League debut for Albion against Leicester City last season where he was handed a start.
Tariq Lamptey extends Brighton contract to 2025 https://t.


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2020/21 GPL: Dwarfs were more determined to win- Liberty coach David Ocloo
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2020/21 GPL: Dwarfs were more determined to win- Liberty coach David Ocloo


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The Scientific Soccer lads scored first in the game but were unable to hold onto the lead as Dwarfs came from behind to pick their first away win of the season.
Speaking at the post-match conference David Ocloo said, "I think they were hungrier than us. They were more determined than my team and it worked for them."
Dwarfs after the win have climbed to the eighth position with 11 points.


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Kevin-Prince Boateng provides assist in AC Monza's draw against Consenza


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Antonino Barrilla opened the scoring Monza in the 8th minute of the game before Danish forward Christian Gytkjaer made it 2-0 for the hosts.
The draw sees AC Monza drop to 4th on the league table with 31 points after 18 matches.
Boateng has made 14 league appearances, scored four goals, and provided four assists for the Red and White lads so far this season.


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Alfred Duncan completes Cagliari move
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Alfred Duncan completes Cagliari move


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Duncan put pen to paper on a loan deal with an option to sign permanently in the summer.
"Cagliari are delighted to announce the signing of Alfred Duncan from Fiorentina. The player joins the team on loan with an option to buy."
Ghana's Alfred Duncan completes Cagliari move pic.


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Mohammed Salisu opens up on adaptation in England
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Mohammed Salisu opens up on adaptation in England


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He joined Southampton for a fee of £10.9m in the summer; when the weather was much like that of Spain but it's winter now in England.
Salisu has not yet debuted for the Saints because of injury problems when he arrived in August.
"When asked about how he is settling in at Southampton, Salisu told Utilia Football:"Yeah, I am getting used to it.


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2020/21 GPL: We won the game because of our level of concentration- Dwarfs coach


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Sumaia Imoro scored the winner for Dwarfs in the dying minutes of the game.
Speaking after the game, Coach Ernest Thompson, praised his players for the level of concentration that ensured their win over Liberty.
"It was our level of concentration that helped us and then we kept our focus. We didn't lose focus in any time of the game and that is what helped us to win the game".


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Caleb Ekuban misses penalty as Trabzonspor draw against Antalyaspor
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Caleb Ekuban misses penalty as Trabzonspor draw against Antalyaspor


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Brazilian Amilton opened the scoring in the 25th minute for the hosts Benik Afobe equalized in injury time to save his side from defeat.
Caleb Ansah Ekuban, who missed the chance to score his sixth league goal of the season played full throttle.
The former Leeds United striker has made 12 appearances for Trabzonspor and scored five goals in all competitions so far this season.


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