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Black Starlets will win World Cup – Paa Kwesi Fabin

Ghana’s U-17 head coach, Paa Kwesi Fabin, has predicted that his side is well prepared to win the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup in India. The Black Starlets have been preparing for the tournament at the Ghanaman Soccer School of Excellence in Prampram. They are scheduled to embark on a tour of Denmark and Spain to intensify preparations for the ...

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Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn rematch to be announced ‘in next few days’

Manny Pacquiao’s promoter is “optimistic” a rematch between the eight-time world champion and Jeff Horn will be confirmed in the coming days. Former schoolteacher Horn stunned the Filipino by winning the WBO world welterweight title following a unanimous points decision in July. Criticism of the result led to a scoring review by the WBO which endorsed the Australian’s win. “Manny’s on board, Horn’s on ...

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Ghana could lose 2018 Women’s AFCON hosting rights

With a year to the start of 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations tournament, Ghana, are in danger of losing the enviable rights of hosting the continent. Ghana face being stripped off after the Vice Chairperson for the country’s Women’s League Board admitted the West Africans are unprepared. There has been no clear path for Ghana after winning the bid to host ...

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I wanted to join Newcastle permanently – Atsu

Christian Atsu insists he always knew he wanted to return to Newcastle United permanently this summer. The 25-year-old initially joined the Magpies on a season-long loan from Chelsea 12 months ago, scoring five league goals as he helped United lift the Championship title.   Rafa Benitez subsequently opted to activate the permanent-purchase clause in his contract and Atsu signed for £6.5million in May. In Atsu’s ...

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich splits from wife

Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich and his wife Daria Zhukova have announced they are to separate after 10 years together. The couple, who have two children, revealed the news in a joint statement. “After 10 years together, the two of us have made the difficult decision to separate,” it read. Mr Abramovich, 50, is the world’s 139th richest person, ...

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The World’s 100 Most Expensive Football Transfers of All Time

When Neymar Jr completes his transfer from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, he will be acknowledged as the player with the most expensive transfer of all time. At the moment, the record is held by Manchester United’s under-performed Paul Pogba whose transfer fee last year from Juventus was put at €105million, a huge mountain when compared with €44million that the ...

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Kotoko beat Division Two side 4-1 to prepare for Hearts clash

Kotoko capped their return to the pitch albeit in a friendly match with a 4-1 win on Wednesday as Obed Owusu, Yakubu Mohammed, Isaac Quansah and Abass Mohammed scored against Natcoster FC in the team’s preparatory game ahead of Sunday’s Super Clash. The Porcupines play their first competitive game against arch rivals Hearts of Oak at the Baba Yara Sports ...

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Liverpool identifies Coutinho replacement, Chelsea prepares to lose star in transfer news

It was the nightmare situation that Liverpool feared this summer, but Jurgen Klopp’s team is preparing for Philippe Coutinho’s departure today. The Brazilian playmaker is wanted by Barcelona and Liverpool has identified a replacement, while in London champion Chelsea is also setting itself for the departure of a star player. Elsewhere, Newcastle is preparing for life in the Premier League ...

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Africa Cup of Nations moved to June and July

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in June and July, the Confederation of African Football has confirmed. The tournament is usually held in January and February, causing disputes with European clubs who had to release players in the middle of the season. The 2019 event in Cameroon will be contested by 24 teams, instead of 16. The ...

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