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Sports

UPDATE ON ALVES’ CASE; €1M BAIL

Dani Alves

There has been an update on Alves’ case. The ex-Barcelona and Brazil footballer Dani Alves is being released from jail. The release is on on a condition, he is being released after serving about a quarter of his sentence. He was sentenced to four and a half years in prison …

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Prof Peter Twumasi sacked as Director General of NSA

The Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Professor Peter Twumasi, has been sacked. The reasons behind his dismissal remain undisclosed. However, Mr. Dodzie Numekevor has been appointed as the Acting Director General of the NSA until a substantive appointment is announced. Prior to his dismissal, Prof. Twumasi was …

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Asamoah Gyan deliberately missed 2010 World Cup penalty – NDC MP

Member of Parliament for South Dayi, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, has accused Asamoah Gyan of deliberately missing a crucial penalty during the 2010 World Cup quarter-final against Uruguay. In their second Mundial appearance, the Black Stars had an opportunity to advance to the semi-finals, with the score tied at 1-1. However, Gyan’s …

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LOC justifies $48m for operational expenses

The Local Organising Committee of the All African Games has justified the government’s allocation of $48 million toward the operational expenses of the games. The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa on his Facebook page on Monday disclosed that the government planned to spend $48 million, despite …

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NEYMAR SUPPORTS FORMER COLLEGUE

neymer and alves together

Neymar supports former collegue. Neymar Junior helped Dani Alves with some cash in his sexual assault case. The two were both players for Barcelona and PSG  in the past. They both play for the Brazilian national team. On the 15th of February, 2024 the Catalonia Court found Dani Alves guilty …

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Bawumia’s manifesto: Asamoah Gyan chairs youth and sports sub-committee

Ghanaian sports legend Asamoah Gyan has been named as part of a team tasked to put together a manifesto for the flagbearer of the governing New Patriotic Party, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, for the 2024 polls. Asamoah Gyan is the chairman of the Youth and Sports sub-committee. This information was contained …

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ECG disconnects Accra Sports stadium over unpaid debt

The Accra Sports Stadium has been disconnected from the national power grid due to non-payment of accumulated electricity debts. During a visit on Tuesday, a few offices had power from a mini power generator, while the entire facility remained off. This is not the first time the stadium has been …

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‘SaveGhanaFootball’ demo to hit Kumasi on February 23

A group of sports journalists in the Ashanti Region has announced plans to petition Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as part of a scheduled demonstration against what they term a decline in football in the country. This follows a similar action by sports journalists and enthusiasts in Accra earlier last …

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We spent $3m on AFCON 2023 – Sports Minister

Mustapha Ussif

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mustapha Ussif has revealed that $3 million was spent for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Speaking on the floor of parliament in Accra on Wednesday, Mr Ussif said the amount was out of a total of $5,007,840.36 released by the Ministry of …

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Ivory Coast crowned champions of 2023 Africa Cup of Nations

Sebastien Haller was the hero for Ivory Coast again as the Elephants came from behind to beat Nigeria and win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final on home soil. The striker, who had also netted the semi-final winner just 13 months on from his return from testicular cancer, flicked in Simon …

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