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We are aiming to win a double – Hearts of Oak captain Fatawu Mohammed
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We are aiming to win a double – Hearts of Oak captain Fatawu Mohammed

Accra Hearts of Oak captain, Fatawu Mohammed has said they are focused on winning the MTN FA Cup to make it a double. The Phobians ended their Ghana Premier League trophy drought for the first time in 12 years under Samuel Boadu. Hearts of Oak will be hosted by Elmina Sharks at the Ndoum Sports Complex in the quarterfinal of the game. Fatawu Mohammed, however, said the season was far from over for the team, especially where they are still working tirelessly to add the MTN FA Cup trophy to the league title. According to him, the playing body was only thinking of ending the season with another trophy before focusing on their continental campaign next season. “We haven’t started thinking of playing in Africa yet because the season is not yet over,” Mohammed told Graph...
Medikal deceived me – ’emotional’ Sister Derby tells Sam George
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Medikal deceived me – ’emotional’ Sister Derby tells Sam George

Sister Derby sets the record straight after Sam George dragged her ex-boyfriend, Medikal, in their disagreement concerning the anti-gay bill. Sam Goerge’s reply to Sister Derby’s tweet tagging him as a perverted backward thinker has festered open wounds. Sam Goerge dragged her ex-boyfriend, Medikal, into their sparring match and also roasted her music career. Sister Derby, who is scandalized over the new direction of the digs, has penned an emotional query to the member of parliament for his uncalled-for reference. According to Sam Goerge, he chose a personal punch because Sister Derby, calling him a perverted backward thinker, was a personal attack. In his defence, he wrote, “When you throw peebles at me, expect rocks in return. She who sows a storm would certainly reap the ...
Today In History 24th July 2012, President John Evans Atta Mills Died; See Some Of His Unprecedented Achievements
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Today In History 24th July 2012, President John Evans Atta Mills Died; See Some Of His Unprecedented Achievements

Ghanaians on the 24th of July, 2012 were given the shock of their lives when the death of the President John Evans Atta Mills was announced. He was a very calm gentleman who stood for the truth and abhorred corruption. Biography Former President Atta Mills was born on July 21, 1944 in Tarkwa. After Secondary school, Mills continued his education at the University of Ghana, Legon where he studied Law in 1968. He furthered his education at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies where he completed his PhD in 1971. On his return to Ghana, he taught law at the University of Ghana, where he remained for some 25 years.  Political Life Mills stood under the banner of the NDC as the running mate of former president JJ Rawl...
Harry Wilson: Fulham close in on £12m deal for Liverpool winger
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Harry Wilson: Fulham close in on £12m deal for Liverpool winger

The Wales international is set to join the Championship club having struggled to break into Jurgen Klopp's first-team squad at Anfield Fulham are closing in on the £12 million ($16.5m) signing of Harry Wilson from Liverpool, Goal can confirm. The Wales international is expected to finalise the move in the next 48 hours after a deal between the clubs was thrashed out this week. Harry Wilson was omitted from Liverpool’s pre-season friendly win over Mainz on Friday, and is already understood to have agreed personal terms on a four-year contract with the Cottagers, who were relegated from the Premier League last year. He has been given permission to leave the Reds’ training camp to seal the switch. The Liverpool clear-out continues Wilson will be just the latest i...
‘BA United fans pulled and squeezed my testicles simultaneously’ – Referee Maxwell Hanson narrates ordeal
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‘BA United fans pulled and squeezed my testicles simultaneously’ – Referee Maxwell Hanson narrates ordeal

Referee Maxwell Hanson, who was attacked and beaten during a Division One League game between BA United and Real Tamale United has now revealed the home team fans targeted his reproductive organs in the vicious attack. On July 4, 2021, Hanson was brutally attacked by fans of BA United after he awarded a penalty in favour of the away team RTU on the 40th minute. Referee Hanson was unable to continue the match after the incident, bringing a premature end to the game. RTU went into the game just one point above Berekum Arsenal and Tano Bofoakwa in Zone II of the Division One League and a win would have guaranteed their return to the top flight for the first time since 2013. With BA United not in the fight for promotion, Brong Ahafo-based Bofoakwa and Arsenal fans reportedly s...
Tokyo Olympics: First gold of Games goes to China’s Yang Qian in shooting
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Tokyo Olympics: First gold of Games goes to China’s Yang Qian in shooting

She had to put her own medal round her neck and sing the national anthem behind a mask, but Chinese shooter Yang Qian still celebrated winning the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics. The morning after the delayed Games had opened with a scaled-back and sombre ceremony, Yang won the 10-metre rifle competition in front of empty stands. She was handed her medal on a tray by International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach in accordance with the Covid-19 protocols that will affect every aspect of these Games. Rock music had been piped into the venue and only a handful of Chinese support staff were there to congratulate her on her victory after a nail-biting final in which she clinched victory with an Olympic record over Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the last round, but...
Anti LGBT+ Bill: Figure yourself out, until then say hi to Medikal for me – Sam George jabs Sister Derby
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Anti LGBT+ Bill: Figure yourself out, until then say hi to Medikal for me – Sam George jabs Sister Derby

Sam Goerge discharged his honourable robe as he dragged sister Derby and shamed her with her failed sexual relationship with Medikal. These digs were retaliation for attacking him over the anti-gay bill. Yesterday, the MP for Ningo-Prampram celebrated his success on the Anti-LGBT+ Bill on Twitter. Sam George wrote, “I have been overwhelmed by the massive support even here on a very ‘liberal’ platform like Twitter for our Bill on the LGBTQI+ menace. Homosexuality is NOT a human right. It is a sexual preference. Preferences are not absolute or unregulated. We SHALL pass this Bill through.” This did not sit well with numerous LGBT + sympathizers, including Sister Derby. As an advocate for the minority group, Sister Derby replied to his tweets, describing him as a pervert with a bac...
Kofi Annor: Ghanaian sports analyst reported dead
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Kofi Annor: Ghanaian sports analyst reported dead

A popular Ghanaian sports analyst, Kofi Annor, also known as Gaddafi, has reportedly passed away. The cause of his unexpected demise is yet to be known, but sources disclosed he passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. On his Facebook page, he had revealed he studied Communications and Media Studies at the Ghana Institute of Journalism and also revealed he hails from Kwahu Oda in the Ashanti Region. Heartbreaking tributes Kofi Annor's sudden death has sent shock waves among family and friends, leaving them in utter disbelief and devastated. Many have taken to social media to share heartbreaking photos of the deceased to mourn him. According to Tetteh Nii Yemoh, he spoke with the deceased on his death day but had no sign he would die. ''Kofi Annor, what happened to y...
Tokyo 2020: Ghanaian Boxing trio progress to last 16 without throwing a punch
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Tokyo 2020: Ghanaian Boxing trio progress to last 16 without throwing a punch

Ghanaian boxing trio at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have progressed to the next round after they were drawn bye, and will now progress to the last sixteen of the Tokyo Olympic Games. All three Boxers sailed through without throwing a punch and will now await their opponents for the round of 16. Ghana Olympic Committee shared the news on Twitter, that Samuel Takyi, Sakul Samed and Sulemana Tetteh will take an early rest before their first fight. Tokyo 2020: Ghana's Boxing trio progress to last 16 after drawing bye. This means the Boxing team are just two fights away from entering the medal zone, which has for long eluded the Black Bombers. The team left for Japan on June 30, 2021 to begin early preparations as they seek to give a good account at the competition. They hav...
Ghana Boxing Authority elect Abraham Kotey Neequaye as new president
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Ghana Boxing Authority elect Abraham Kotey Neequaye as new president

Mr Neequaye polled 54 votes against 46 of Dr Manly-Spain to become the new leader of the Ghana Boxing Authority, taking over from Lawyer Peter Zwennes to begin a 4-year mandate. He was sworn into office together with two Vice Presidents; Mr Rabbon Dodoo and experienced referee/judge Roger Barnor who went unopposed, Treasurer Mr Lord Isaac Acquaye and a 4-member executive board comprising Messrs Michael Neequaye, Shadrach Acquaye, also a referee/judge, boxing promoter Alhaji Tofiq and trainer, Lawrence Carl Lokko by Mr Kwame Amponfi Jnr, Acting Deputy Director-General, Technical of the National Sports Authority (NSA). “I will like to say a big thank you to Mr Peter Zwennes, he has been a father to us all and also to the entire boxing fraternity for trusting our leadership to me,”...
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