World Cup

Poor officiating cost Ghana – Paa Kwesi Fabin

Black Starlets coach Samuel Paa Kwesi Fabin blames officiating for U-17 world cup exit. Ghana were booted out of the competition after losing to a well organised Malian side at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati on Saturday. Drame Hadji put the Eagles ahead in the 15th minute from a close range before Ghana’s goalkeeper Ibrahim

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Not So Fast – Dzamefe Commission

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry has halted the Ghana Football Association from refunding the the World Cup money to the government of Ghana, according to allsports.com.gh The GFA was on Thursday, supposed to meet the Minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga to refund monies given to the Black Stars to participate in the 2014

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QATAR WON’T HOST 2020 WORLD CUP – Fifa ExCo member

Theo Zwanziger Fifa Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger believes the 2022 World Cup will not be played in Qatar. The Fifa executive committee member Theo Zwanziger has broken ranks to claim publicly that, in his opinion, the 2022 World Cup finals will not be held in Qatar due to the extreme temperatures expected in the

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AYARIGA DENIES RESPONSIBILITY FOR APPAIH’S DISMISSAL

Ghana’s sports minister Mahama Ayariga has steered clear of the allegation that he masterminded the sacking of Kwesi Appiah as the Black Stars coach insisting the football federation took the decision. Appiah, who led Ghana to the World Cup, was fired last week with the GFA claiming that his reluctance to accept to work with

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MARTINO OPEN TO TEVEZ RETURN

Argentine coach, Gerardo Martino, has not ruled out the possibility of calling up Carlos Tevez, who missed out on the World Cup and scored a brace to secure Juventus its home win over Malmö (2-0) in the Champions League. "If I have to say where I see him, in the way I like to play,

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OBAMA FULFILS WORLD CUP BEER BET

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 1: U.S. President Barack Obama chants “believe that we will win” as he arrives at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to watch the U.S. play Belgium in World Cup action July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC.. The game was tied 0-0 at the end of regulation play. In the build-up to

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2015 Nations Cup: Group stage of qualifying begins

The group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers begins on Friday as 28 countries chase 15 places at January’s finals, hoping to join hosts Morocco. Much of the build-up has been dominated by uncertainty over the venues of several ties due to the deadly Ebola virus. The Confederation of African Football ordered Guinea

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WORLD CUP IN REAR MIRROR – Angel Di Maria

Ángel di María was unwilling to dwell on what might have been after his starring performance in Argentina’s 4-2 destruction of Germany, on September 3, 2014. The then Real Madrid winger had missed the World Cup final defeat to the same opponents through injury but asked whether the decider in Rio de Janeiro might have

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THE TWO AMIGOS

THE TWO AMIGOS By Ekow Asmah Amigo is Spanish for a male friend. Likewise, Amiga, for a female friend. Incidentally, in my estimation, two Amigos have managed to waste rare resources that could be put to better use. At the Brazil 2014 world cup, most Ghanaian fans aspired, yet the dream expired, instilling misery in

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