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Edmund Addo set to play his first UCL game for FC Sheriff


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Addo started six of the Championship league qualification games in which Sheriff FC defeated the likes of Red Star Belgrade and Dinamo Zagreb to progress to the competition's group stage.

This will be the first time FC Sheriff will be competing at this stage of Europe's illustrious club competition.

Edmund Addo helped Sheriff to record a 2-0 over Baiti in the Moldova Divizia National league.


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UCL: Manchester City beat RB Leipzig in nine-goal thriller – Citi Sports Online


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Nkunku gave RB Leipzig hope with a header only for Grealish to his second for the club with a delightful finish.

Former Paris St-Germain player Nkunku completed his hat-trick, but Joao Cancelo added a stunning fifth and substitute Gabriel Jesus a sixth to set City up nicely for their biggest test in Group A away to PSG on 28 September.

RB Leipzig finished with 10 men after former Manchester City player Angelino was sent off.


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Don't blame GFA for govt's inability to pay CK Akonnor


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Executive Council Member of the Ghana Football Association, Samuel Anim Addo, has said that the GFA cannot be blamed for coach Charles Akonnor's unpaid salaries.

Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor and his two assistants, David Duncan, and Patrick Greveraars were on Monday, September 13, 2021, fired by the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association.

Some people including some sports pundits have cited the GFA's inability to pay Akonnor's salaries as one of the factors that made his job very difficult.


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Joel Fameye strikes again in Russia
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Joel Fameye strikes again in Russia


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Fameye scored in the 6th minute of the match and Aleksey Mironov added the second as Orenburg remain top of the second-tier standing.

It was the second time in successive games that Fameye had found the net for Orenburg having scored in 4-0 thumping of KAMAZ last weekend.

The 24-year-old has now scored six goals and assisted three this season.


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Otto Addo, Tanko and three other possible replacements for C.K Akonnor as Ghana coach ▷ Ghana news


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Gh News on your News Feed!Black Stars coach, Charles Kwaban Akonnor, has been relieved of his role as head coach of the senior national team of Ghana after over a year in charge of the team.

Otto Addo.The former Ghana international is currently the assistant coach of German Bundesliga giants, Borussia Dortmund, a club he played for between 1995 to 2004.

His name has been mentioned in some section of the media, and the Hearts of Oak coach has dreams of becoming a Black Stars coach.


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Chairman for Parliamentary Committee on Sports
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Chairman for Parliamentary Committee on Sports


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The Mark Addo committee has until Thursday, September 16, to appoint a new coach.

Chairman for Parliamentary Select Committee for Sports, Johnson Kwaku Adu, has said the priority should be about hiring a competent coach for the Black Stars and not necessarily about appointing a local coach.

GFA Vice President, Mark Addo, and Executive Council Members Dr. Randy Abbey and Alhaji Salifu Zida have been tasked to find the next coach for the Black Stars in the next 72 hours but the conservation in the media space has been about whether a local or foreign coach will be appointed to replace CK Akonnor.


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Malik Abubakari features in Malmo's heavy UCL defeat to Juventus
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Malik Abubakari features in Malmo's heavy UCL defeat to Juventus


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Juventus opened the scoring after 23 minutes through wing-back Alex Sandro, before two quickfire goals right at the stroke of halftime put the game beyond Malmo.

Malik Abubakari replaced Veljko Birmacevic in the 59th minute as the Swedish giants held their fourth and created chances but could not just get a consolation.

He has scored two goals in seven Swedish Allsvenskan games.


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GFA boss Kurt Okraku arrives in Nigeria for Aisha Buhari tournament
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GFA boss Kurt Okraku arrives in Nigeria for Aisha Buhari tournament


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Also in Nigeria is the President of the Confederation of African Football Patrice Motsepe.

Several football leaders across Africa have also arrived in Nigeria for the competition meant to honour the First Lady of Nigeria, Hajia Aisha Buhari.

Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Mali, Morocco and host Nigeria will compete in the Tournament.


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Ho Youth Sports Centre project abandoned
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Ho Youth Sports Centre project abandoned


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The sports centre has been left under the mercy of the rain.

These came to light on Saturday when the MP for Ho Central, Mr Benjamin Kpodo visited the project site to see the standstill situation of the project at first hand.

The MP told the Times Sports during the rounds that he had filed a question to the Minister of Youth and Sports for an explanation for the present state of the project.


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UCL: Messi kept quiet on full debut as PSG draw at Brugge – Citi Sports Online


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Messi struck the crossbar but, for all the hype around PSG's new signing, it was Ander Herrera who netted the opener after great work from Kylian Mbappe.

A frustrating evening for Messi then saw him carded for a second-half foul.

Messi began to find more space as the Belgian side tired late on but the 34-year-old was unable to unpick the Brugge defence on his full debut for PSG..


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UCL: Liverpool comeback sinks Milan in epic – Citi Sports Online


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Liverpool had to come from behind to win a Champions League thriller against AC Milan at Anfield.

Liverpool, who missed the chance to double their advantage when Mohamed Salah's penalty was saved by keeper Mike Maignan, were stunned when Milan struck twice in the space of seconds right on half-time after being completely outplayed to take the lead through Ante Rebic and Brahim Diaz.

As the traffic became one-way once more with Anfield turning up the volume, Jordan Henderson rifled home his first Champions League goal for seven years in the 69th minute when Milan could only partially clear a Liverpool corner to settle this richly entertaining Group B opening game.


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PSG Manager Mauricio Pochettino Finally Reveals How His Side Were Able to Sign Lionel Messi ▷ Ghana news


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Lionel Messi left Spanish club Barcelona after 21 years, but his move to PSG has continued to generate new topics.

The manager of French club, Paris Saint-Germain, Mauricio Pochettino, has narrated how the French club were able to convince Lionel Messi to switch, Mirror reports.

In a chat ahead of their Champions League match against Club Brugge, PSG boss, Pochettino, explained why he thinks he was able to convince Messi to join him in the Ligue One.


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Frank Acheampong invests in educating youth of Asawase
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Frank Acheampong invests in educating youth of Asawase


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The 27-year-old is also enjoying a successful football career, having won multiple titles from Thailand to Belgium.

He started his career in Ghana with King Faisal Babies, but he moved to Thailand in 2011, where he joined Buriram FC. In his two years with the club, he won the Thai League title once, two FA Cups and two League Cups.

He moved to Belgium giants Anderlecht, where he won the Pro League Cup twice and the Super Cup two times.


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Milovan Rajevac: Serbian's top 5 moments as Ghana coach
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Milovan Rajevac: Serbian's top 5 moments as Ghana coach


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Rajevac guided Ghana to the final of the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations tournament, in which they lost 1-0 to Egypt and narrowly missed out becoming the first African country to reach the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

Two years after Ghana had beaten Nigeria courtesy of an extra-time goal by Junior Agogo in Accra to reach the semis of the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, the two countries met again in Angola, this time in the semi-finals.

Rajevac' game management was crucial in a game that took Ghana through to the quarter-final of the World Cup; only the third African country to do so.


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CAF Champions League: Hearts of Oak announce ticket rates for CL Kamsar clash
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CAF Champions League: Hearts of Oak announce ticket rates for CL Kamsar clash


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Accra Hearts of Oak SC. GH¢40 is the minimum amount needed to watch this game.

Ghana Premier League champions, Accra Hearts of Oak, have announced the ticket prices for their CAF Champions League game against CL Kamsar.

The Phobians will face Guineans in a one-legged tie at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday, September 19, 2021, in the CAF Champions League preliminary stages.


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Mubarak Wakaso reacts to CK Akonnor's dismissal
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Mubarak Wakaso reacts to CK Akonnor's dismissal


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He becomes the first Black Stars player to react to CK Akonnor dismissal.

Black Stars midfielder, Mubarak Wakaso, has sent a good will messaged to sacked Ghana coach Charles Akonnor.

Wakaso becomes the first Black Stars player to have reacted to the sacking of CK Akonnor publicly as he thanked him for giving him the opportunity to play in the national team.


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Milovan Rajevac interpreter gives hint of imminent appointment as Black Stars coach
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Milovan Rajevac interpreter gives hint of imminent appointment as Black Stars coach


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As reported by footballghana.com on Wednesday, Coach Milovan Rajevac is the front runner for the vacant Black Stars head coach job.

Nenad Glisic who is the interpreter of the Serbian coach appears to have confirmed the next destination of Milovan Rajevac.

His son is wearing one of the vintage Black Stars jerseys used during the first stint of Milovan Rajevac.


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KP Boateng plays deputy manager role at Hertha Berlin
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KP Boateng plays deputy manager role at Hertha Berlin


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In the game against Bochum on Sunday, KP Boateng was asked to act as a deputy coach and instructed by manager Pal Dardai to keep things calm.

To the surprise of many, he was equally up to the task and issued out instructions that helped Hertha Berlin to secure the big win at the end of the contest.

Manager Pal Dardai commended KP Boateng for the good job done.


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GFA explains Elizabeth Addo's omission from Black Queens squad ahead of Aisha Buhari tourney
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GFA explains Elizabeth Addo's omission from Black Queens squad ahead of Aisha Buhari tourney


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The Djurgårdens IF forward was omitted from the Black Queens squad for the Aisha Buhari tournament after criticizing the GFA on the lack of friendly games for the team ahead of their 2022 AFCON qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Elizabeth Addo who was initially named in the squad for pre-tournament camping was dropped when the final list was released.

Her omission from the squad has been explained by the GFA Spokesperson Henry Asante Twum as failing to channel her concerns to the appropriate quarters.


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Jordan Opoku is the best player I played with


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He has singled out Jordan Opoku as the best he played with at Asante Kotoko.

Former Asante Kotoko striker, Naby Keita, has named former teammate Jordan Opoku as the best player he played with, in the Ghana Premier League.

Reflecting on his time at Asante Kotoko, Naby Keita who left the Kumasi-based club ahead of the 2021/2022 Ghana Premier League has showered praises on Jordan Opoku for his excellent qualities on the field of play.


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