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DSR win inaugural Kwame Mensah Games

DSR Sports Academy showed Nayan Soccer Academy the difference, last weekend, putting them in their place 2-1 to emerge Champions of the Inaugural Kwame Mensah Fun Games. In the first semifinal match, Nayan Soccer Academy defeated Hope Soccer Academy 3-1. DSR Sports Academy beat Glory City FC 2-1 in the other semifinal match. In the

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Today In History: Kotoko v. Hearts match abandoned

  On this day, 24 August 1958 (Exactly 61 years ago today), what was supposed to be the first league match between Asante Kotoko and Hearts of Oak was abandoned at the Sir Francis Jackson Park in Kumasi after seventy minutes. Hearts had taken a commanding 3-0 lead at half time through Ofei Dodoo, C.

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Munguia hooks with Morales for Allotey

  It’s easy to think that WBO junior middleweight titleholder Jaime Munguia is stepping his competition down a bit when he takes to the ring again on Sept. 14 to face Patrick Allottey, but that partially comes from hindsight. You have to remember that when Munguia faced Dennis Hogan on April 13 in Monterrey, Mexico,

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 21 August 2008 (Exactly 11 years ago today), the United States retained the Olympic women’s football title with a 1-0 extra-time win over hapless Brazil, who fell at the last hurdle for the third major competition in a row. Carli Lloyd rifled the gold medal winner with a low shot from

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 19 August 1973 (Exactly 46 years ago today), Zaire (now DR Congo) ended Ghana’s dream of first FIFA World Cup finals appearance after beating the West Africans 4-1 in the third round of the 1974 FIFA World Cup Qualifying second leg match played in Kinshasa; Zaire qualified 4-2 on aggregate. Goals

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 15 August 1992 (Exactly 27 years ago today), there were 27 goals on an action – packed first day as the inaugural Premier League kick off. The 2019/2020 season is the 28th of the Premier League after its formation in 1992. After numerous discussions with football authorities, players and television broadcasters,

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 14 August 1963 (Exactly 56 years ago today), Baba Yara returned to Ghana in a wheelchair from England where he was treated at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital for spinal injuries. Background : On March 24, 1963 Republicans played Volta Heroes at Kpandu, winning 5-0. On their way back to Accra, their

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 11 August 1984 (Exactly 35 years ago today), two months after France won the European Championship for the first time, it captured Olympic gold for the first time with a 2-0 win over Brazil with goals from François Brisson and Daniel Xureb. The crowd of 101,799 pushed the average attendance at

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 9 August 2006( Exactly 13 years ago today), a dramatic last attempt saw Ghana’s Ignisious Gaisah win the Long Jump on Day One at the Africa Athletics Championships at the Germain Commarmond Stadium in Bambous, Mauritius. Gaisah took the lead with an opening jump of 8.24m and extended the lead at

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 8 August 1992 (Exactly 27 years ago today), Spain beat Poland 3-2 in the Gold medal match of the Men’s Olympic Football tournament at the Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain. It is not often the host win Olympic gold in football, but the Spanish did just that and in dramatic fashion. To

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DuBois-Tetteh to change doping narrative

Daniel Dubois goes into the hallowed Royal Albert Hall next month determined to lift the heavy cloud raised over boxing by the latest drugs controversy. As he strives to add the Commonwealth championship to the British heavyweight title won against Nathan Gorman in spectacular fashion, Dubois says: ‘I am deeply disappointed whenever the question of

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 6 August 2000 (Exactly 19 years ago today), The Ghanaian Premier League match between Soccer Mountaineers, Okwawu United and Fabulous Kumasi Asante Kotoko played at the Nkawkaw Park ended abruptly in the 88th minute when Kotoko refused to play. At that time Okwawu were leading 1-0 from a beautiful goal scored

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 2 August 2008 (Exactly 11 years ago) Joshua Clottey of Ghana beat American Zab Judah to win the vacant IBF welterweight title in Las Vegas. The fight was stopped in the ninth round after Judah said he could not see due to a cut above his right eye. Referee Robert Byrd

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TODAY IN HISTORY

  On this day, 30 July 1930 (Exactly 89 years ago), Hosts Uruguay beat arch-rivals Argentina to first FIFA World Cup . Played at the Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 30 July, a Wednesday. Up to date, it is, along with the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final, the only World Cup Final not to be

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