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WAFA beats Aduana Stars 3-2 to earn maximum points


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Augustine Boakye opened the scoring after just five minutes before Justus Torsutsey and Youssoufou Atte killed the game after 35 minutes.

WAFA wasted no time in turning the heat on the Ogya Boys after Augustine Boakye blasted in the opener in just five minutes following a dominant display.

With three minutes left for halftime Sam Adams pulled one back.


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Berekum Chelsea beats Elmina Sharks 2-1 at home
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Berekum Chelsea beats Elmina Sharks 2-1 at home


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Captain of Berekum Chelsea, Stephen Amankonah scored the opening goal of the game in the third minute to give the home side the lead. The two sides created a lot of chances but could not covert them into goals as the first half ended with Chelsea leading the tie by a lone goal.

Elmina Sharks made several attempts at goal but were denied by the Berekum Chelsea goalkeeper.

Abdul Basit scored the second goal for Berekum Chelsea in the 61st minute from the spot kick.


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Great Olympics pips Bechem United 1-0 in Accra


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Bechem head coach Kasim Ocansey Mingle made three alterations to the squad that beat Berekum Chelsea 2-0 at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour Park last weekend.

Skipper Moro Salifu was brought back into the team following his return from the national team camp.

Olympics' next stop is at Elmina against Elmina Sharks FC whereas Bechem will host Medeama at the Nana Fosu Gyeabour.


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Fenerbahce keen on signing Andre Ayew as club bids to win Turkish Super Lig next season


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The club last won the Super Lig title at the end of the 2013/2014 season.

Last season, the club had an impressive campaign but poor performances leading to the climax of the season saw the team miss out on emerging as champions.

Eager to reclaim lost glory by winning next season's Turkish Super Lig title, Fenerbahce has decided to reinforce their squad in the summer transfer window.


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Defender Samuel Sarfo reveals how he got the chance to play for Ghana


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Sarfo later got the chance to play for the Black Stars in 2017, after scoring many goals for Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals in the Ghana Premier League.

On GTV Sports+'s The File show, presented by Benjamin Willie Graham, the defender detailed how he was introduced to the Ghana FA management.

Samuel Sarfo, who presently plays for Al-Khaleej in Saudi Arabia, has been capped twice by Ghana's Black Stars.


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GPL: Asante Kotoko takes top spot after 2-1 win against Karela Utd


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In a game where the Reds knew that they needed to win to keep hopes of winning the league title alive, the team started off on a bright note.

Although Asante Kotoko would hold on to go into the break with the lead, Karela United resumed the second half to play with more intent.

Later on in the game, Asante Kotoko talisman Fabio Gama Dos Santos stepped up to convert from the penalty spot to restore the lead for the side en route to winning 2-1 at the end of the 90 minutes.


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Karela United coach Evans Adotey commend players despite defeat to Kotoko
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Karela United coach Evans Adotey commend players despite defeat to Kotoko


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The Porcupine Warriors inflicted a 2-1 defeat on the Pride of the West at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium in matchday 30 of the league.

Later on in the game, Asante Kotoko talisman Fabio Gama Dos Santos stepped up to convert from the penalty spot which propelled the club to victory.

Speaking after the game, Evans Adotey who seems not to be happy with the penalty awarded to Kotoko commended his charges but said it is unfortunate they couldn't win.


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Afriyie Acquah can meet expectations at Saudi side Al Batin
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Afriyie Acquah can meet expectations at Saudi side Al Batin


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The Black Stars midfielder spent the last two seasons in Turkey, playing for Yeni Malatyaspor, but the two parties opted to stop the association after his contract expired.

With the 2021/2022 season set to start in a few months, the 29-year-old has now found a new home in Saudi Arabia where he will be expected to use his experience to help his new team.

Al-Batin concluded last season with 36 points from the 30 games they played.


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GPL match preview: Liberty Professionals vs. AshantiGold
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GPL match preview: Liberty Professionals vs. AshantiGold


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Liberty requires nothing but a victory against AshantiGold in Thursday's encounter to keep their survival hopes much alive.

Liberty boasts of a very good home form going into the game having gone unbeaten at the Sogakope Park since adopting there as their home ground.

AshantiGold will need to better their recent away form to overcome Liberty at the Sogakope park on Thursday so as to widen the gap between them and the drop zone.


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GPL match preview: Medeama vs. King Faisal
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GPL match preview: Medeama vs. King Faisal


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King Faisal will be aiming for another remarkable performance on the road at Tarkwa, a place they have fared well over the period.

King Faisal's last visit to the Akoon Park ended in a 0-0 stalemate against Karela United in 2019.

Faisal managed a 1-0 win over Great Olympics at the Nana Ameyaw Park in Techiman last week.


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Arsenal fans reacts to Partey's message over proposed change of jersey number


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Partey was handed the number 18 jersey after penning a long-term contract with the Gunners last summer.

With the Greek now gone, he is set to wear his favourite jersey number.

The deputy Ghanaian skipper's post on social media seems to be the confirmation of the change in jersey number for the 2021/22 season.


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I don't regret snubbing Medeama to join Hearts of Oak
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I don't regret snubbing Medeama to join Hearts of Oak


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The skillful midfield kingpin has been a livewire for the Phobians since joining them from Techiman Eleven Wonders.

The 20-year-old has cemented his place is Samuel Boadu's starting XI. According to him, the interest from Hearts of Oak came to him as a surprise but he does not regret snubbing Medeama to join the Phobians.

Salifu has far won eight Man of The Match awards after matchday 29 of the 2020/2021 Ghana Premier League.


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No sympathy for relegation-threatened King Faisal
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No sympathy for relegation-threatened King Faisal


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Medeama will host King Faisal on matchday at the Akoon Park.

According to Kwakwa, it is sad to see King Faisal in the relegation zone but they are determined to win the game.

After 29 matches played, Medeama sits 4th in the league with 46 points while King Faisal sits 17th on the log with 32 points.


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Ghana prodigy Kamaldeen Sulemana lands in Amsterdam for Ajax medical
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Ghana prodigy Kamaldeen Sulemana lands in Amsterdam for Ajax medical


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The midfielder has been on the radar of several elite European clubs including Manchester United and Liverpool, following his sensational season with Danish side FC Nordsjaelland last term.

Ajax - who have been on the heels of the budding forward since last season - appeared to have finally won the race.

Sulemana had an incredible season in Denmark as he hit double figures in terms of goal contributions in his second season after being joining Nordsjaelland from the affiliate Ghanaian club Right to Dream academy in Ghana.


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CAF releases 2021/22 season Interclub information and dates
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CAF releases 2021/22 season Interclub information and dates


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The 12 highest ranked national associations, according to the ranking of CAF, will be allowed to engage two clubs in the TotalEnergies CAF Champions league 2021/22 and the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup 2021/22.

CAF has extended the five substitutions per rule for the 2021/22 Interclubs season.

The registration of players on the CAF CMS has been extended to 15 August 2021.


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Speed up adjudication of Hearts' petition against Olympics
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Speed up adjudication of Hearts' petition against Olympics


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Hearts want the FA to declare Great Olympics' Joshua Rhule ineligible.

James Essilfie, the Chief Executive Officer of Medeama Sporting Club has expressed disquiet over the delay by the Ghana Football Association in hearing the petition filed by Accra Hearts of Oak against regional rivals, Accra Great Olympics.

Hearts of Oak are questioning the eligibility of Great Olympics player Joshua Rhule who featured in the Ga Mashie derby on June 6, 2021.


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Beerschot VA delighted with Abraham Okyere signing
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Beerschot VA delighted with Abraham Okyere signing


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Okyere started his football career with Inter Allies where he progressed through the youth series and made his first-team debut at the age of 16 in the Ghanaian Premier League.

Last season, Okyere moved to Al Hilal United on loan, where he played all matches.

Inter Allies chairman, Rabeh El-Eter is also proud of a new transfer of one of his players to Europe.


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Afriyie Barnieh eyeing Champions League football with Hearts of Oak
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Afriyie Barnieh eyeing Champions League football with Hearts of Oak


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The Phobians have been impressive under Samuel Boadu in the second half of the season.

After 29 matches played, the FA Cup winners sit on top of the league log with 53 points, same as Asante Kotoko with a goal difference separating the two sides.

According to the CAF U-20 Youth Championship winner, their objective is to win the ultimate to be able to play in the Champions League next season.


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Sterling grabs winner to hand England top spot in group D
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Sterling grabs winner to hand England top spot in group D


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Raheem Sterling was England's Wembley match-winner once again.

England were without Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell, who had been forced to isolate after Scotland's Billy Gilmour tested positive for coronavirus, but played with attacking freedom in the first half which had been missing from their first two group games, with 19-year-old Bukayo Saka a standout performer on his first start of the competition, and Harry Kane denied by a good save.

England had a Jordan Henderson goal ruled out for offside in the closing moments but at the other end they held firm, recording three clean sheets in a major tournament group stage for the first time since the 1966 World Cup.


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GAF organizes master class athlete branding and empowerment programme
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GAF organizes master class athlete branding and empowerment programme


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As part of efforts to build the human capacity of athletes off the table and commence preparation towards the resumption of playing Armwrestling, the Ghana Armwrestling Federation brought together training experts to empower pullers, coaches, and officials for a one-day workshop for all under the sport's governing body.

The training put together by GAF in partnership with Legaci 101, a sports event and marketing organization was supported by Promasidor, K-Balm Ointment, Mcberry Biscuits, Dough Man Foods, Club Consult Africa, Kay Sports, Brand Surge Marketing, BlynxksLive Ghana.

The Athlete Branding & Empowerment Programme formally opens up the Armwrestling season with the Armwrestling SuperMatch and the Armwrestling League coming up with both aimed at preparing the national team for the upcoming Africa Championships.


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