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Fire guts Kotoko training pitch

Kotoko’s training ground at Adako-Jachie in Kumasi on Wednesday morning was gutted by fire. It is, however, unclear as to the cause of the fire, but reports indicate that the incidence might have been caused by a burning bush near the pitch. No human casualty was recorded, but the edifice has lost some facilities including a changing room. The dry ...

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Jordan Ayew: My goal against Newcastle one of the best ever

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The Ghana international found the back of the net with a sweet curling effort on Saturday and claims it will go down as one of his most outstanding strikes Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew has described his goal against Newcastle United in the English Premier League on Saturday as one of his best strikes ever. The 24-year-old restored parity in ...

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I’m yet to renew my Ashgold contract – Hayford

The Miners coach and reigning GPL champion has rubbished speculations that he has signed a three-year deal with the Obuasi-based side Ashanti Gold manager Bashir Hayford has denied penning any contract extension as widely reported by local media. Hayford’s contract with the Miners expired last July but was made to remain on board as the team went on to clinch ...

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Adidas chief does not rule out parting with FIFA

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Adidas chairman Herbert Hainer does not rule out an end to the company’s sponsorship of FIFA if football’s world governing body does not reform itself. Hainer told the Handelsblatt newspaper in its Wednesday edition that FIFA was “on the right course” to reforms. Adidas, which has agreement with FIFA until 2030, would continue its partnership if reforms were accomplished. If ...

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Former Beijing mayor Guo named chief organizer of 2022 Winter Olympics

Former Beijing mayor Guo Jinlong has been appointed organizing committee chief for the 2022 Winter Olympics in the Chinese capital, the Xinhua news agency reported late Tuesday. “We shall ensure every task is accomplished,” Guo said at a launch ceremony of the organizing committee in the presence of Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli. Beijing beat Kazakhstan’s Almaty in a vote ...

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