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GFA General Sec. debunks reports on FIFA ruling on alleged match manipulation complaint by SAFA in World Cup qualifier 

Ghana Web 03 Dec 2021
Ghana FA General Secretary Prosper Harrison Addo has denied reports circulating in the local media on FIFA passing out a final verdict on the alleged match manipulation filed by the South Africa Football Association (SAFA). South Africa Football Association ...
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Ghana’s top soccer players

Ghana Web 03 Dec 2021
Association Football, or Soccer in the United States, is the most popular sport watched and played worldwide ... In Africa, Football is by far the most popular sport, and has become deeply ingrained in several African countries ... Most of these sites report that, by far, the largest amount of bets they get, are bets placed on Association Football.
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Hoops star Lopes happy to sacrifice holiday for finals with adopted Cape Verde

Irish Independent 03 Dec 2021
A recruit to senior international football, with an adopted nation, at the advanced age of 28, Shamrock Rovers man Roberto Lopes says he’s still can’t believe that he is off to a major tournament next month ... he’s a professional footballer whose season runs throughout the summer when his partner, a schoolteacher, has her time off.
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“The fire that’s here”: U.S. still battling delta variant as omicron looms

Denver Post 03 Dec 2021
Denver man “damn lucky” to survive COVID-19 after 158 days in hospital Colorado confirms omicron variant of COVID-19 in woman who recently returned from southern Africa CSU Rams fire football coach Steve Addazio Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular COVID restrictions.
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‘Artists are appreciating in Nigeria, but not so much on dollar rate’

Business Day Online 03 Dec 2021
Nigeria made a name in the art world as well as in football a few years ago as opposed to Nigeria being fraudulent. From football, we now have art, which is amazing, a plus for us and a gift because we are so gifted and talented here ... Fak’ugesi exhibition gallery honours digital artists from Africa, diaspora.
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You won’t even get an opportunity to be a ‘ball boy’- Alhaji Grusah flays Asamoah Gyan

Ghana Web 02 Dec 2021
... of the World Cup qualifiers with South Africa hitting out at the referee and the Ghana Football Association ... Hugo Broos hinted that the South Africa Football Association did not table cogent evidence to substantiate their allegation that the Senegalese referee was compromised.
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You don't have to have an opinion on everything - Charles Taylor roasts Asamoah Gyan

Ghana Web 02 Dec 2021
... of the World Cup qualifiers with South Africa hitting out at the referee and the Ghana Football Association ... Hugo Broos hinted that the South Africa Football Association did not table cogent evidence to substantiate their allegation that the Senegalese referee was compromised.
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Meet the two Asante Kotoko legends who won Ballon d’OR Awards

Ghana Web 02 Dec 2021
France Football Magazine previously the organizers of African footballer of the year ... Ibrahim Sunday and Abdul Razak are winners of the Africa version of Ballon D’OR ... The two still remain the only Ghana Premier League players to have won the Africa Ballon D’OR Award now CAF Footballer of the Year Award.
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South Africa has no evidence - Saani Daara rubbishes replay talks

Ghana Web 02 Dec 2021
FIFA yet to announce decision on South Africa-Ghana case. Ghana beat South Africa in the World Cup qualifiers ... The South African Football Association(SAFA) has accused referee Ndiaye of match manipulation following South Africa's 1-0 loss to Ghana in the FIFA World Cup.
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Spain detects its 1st case of omicron community transmission

Anadolu Agency 02 Dec 2021
Thursday's omicron case is the fourth reported in Spain, but all of the others were in people who had recently traveled to South Africa ... Speaking to broadcaster RTP, Graca Freitas said all of the cases found were in people with ties to the Belenenses SAD football club.
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Alhaji Grusah apologizes for body shaming Asamoah Gyan

Ghana Web 02 Dec 2021
Veteran Ghana football administrator, Alhaji Karim Grusah has apologized to Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan for making some comments which are deemed to be body shaming. Alhaji Grusah descended heavily on Asamoah Gyan for describing the Black Stars’ penalty against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa as a soft one.
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New Shapa Soweto venue to host Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
The newly renovated Shapa Soweto, formerly known as the Nike Football Training Centre, is in Chris Hani Road, Soweto ... Renowned Soweto football administrator Phil Mogodi, the president of SAFA Johannesburg (Soweto Local Football Association) said the tournament has attracted some of South Africa’s finest talents over the years.
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Ghana zooms into semi finals with 4-0 win over Kenya

Ghana Web 02 Dec 2021
A delighted Rev Richard Nii Amartey Adesah, President of the Federation of Africa Amputee Football (FAAF), urged the players to make Ghana proud by bringing the cup home ... The professional amputee football players of Ghana, based in Turkey, mobilized their own resources to attend the ongoing CANAF in Tanzania, to represent Ghana.
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Kalusha Bwalya urges the world to Walk and Run for Madiba

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2021
Zambian and African football icon, Kalusha Bwalya, has laced up his ... And many of Africa’s biggest football stars have heeded Bwalya’s call and have confirmed their participation, including former Ghana international Anthony Baffoe and former Orlando Pirates captain Teboho Moloi.
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