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‘You’ll bounce back stronger’ – Akufo-Addo encourages Dogboe

President Akufo-Addo says he is confident that Ghana’s World Boxing Organization super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, will return to the ring much stronger after the young boxer suffered defeat at his second title defense in New York. Dogboe, 24, came up against Mexico’s Emanuel Navarrete, an opponent with a height and reach advantage on Saturday …

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Niger stun Black Satellites in WAFU U-20 opener

Ghana lost 1-0 to Niger to open their WAFU U20 Championship campaign on a bad note in Lomé, Togo on Friday. Coach Jimmy Cobblah paraded a strong lineup which included Karela United left back Imoro Ibrahim, WAFA SC midfielder Prosper Ahiabu, fast rising defender Mayonu Henderson, former U17 star Emmanuel …

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Partey shortlisted for CAF Footballer of the year award

Ghana International Thomas Partey has been included in CAF’s 34 man shortlist for the 2018 CAF Awards. This nomination is in addition to his shortlisting for the BBC African footballer of the year. The 25 year old midfielder has enjoyed perhaps his best year so far in his career, playing …

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Black Maidens arrive in the country after U-17 World Cup campaign

Ghana’s female Under 17 national team, the Black Maidens arrived to a rapturous welcome at the Kotoko International Airport in Accra on Wednesday after their FIFA U-17 Women’s  World Cup campaign in Uruguay. The team was accompanied by the technical team and some officials of the National Sports Authority including …

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Arsenal beat Bournemouth to close on top four

Arsenal moved to within one point of the Premier League top four and extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 17 games with victory at Bournemouth. The Gunners took the lead thanks to a spectacular own goal from Cherries midfielder Jefferson Lerma, who volleyed Sead Kolasinac’s cross past Asmir …

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