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Policeman escapes mob attack after rider he was pursuing was hit by truck
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Policeman escapes mob attack after rider he was pursuing was hit by truck

The rider of an unregistered motorbike has lost his life in a fatal crash that occurred at Muus on the Achimota-Ofankor highway in Accra. The rider ended up under a JAC truck on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, while he was being pursued by a police officer when the incident happened. Police had chased the rider for refusing to stop when he was signalled to do so at the Neoplan station near Achimota. This was contained in a press statement issued by the police. “On 28/07/2021 at about 12:30 hours, a rider who was on an unregistered Haojue motorbike is reported to have rolled under a Jac truck at Muus on the Achimota-Ofankor highway after he was allegedly pursued by a police officer on duty at the Neoplan station for failing to stop when signalled.” The police added that t...
Report: Gladson Awako joins Hearts of Oak
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Report: Gladson Awako joins Hearts of Oak

Black Stars and Accra Great Olympics midfielder Gladson Awako has completed his much anticipated switch to the Hearts of Oak according to reports by Kumasi-based radio station Oyerepa FM The 30-year-old is believed to have put penned down a two-year deal with Phobians after agreeing personal terms. Gladson Awako was very influential for the 'Agorsu' lads in the just ended Ghana Premier league captaining the side to sith position amassing 52 points out of 34 games. With Hearts set to participate in Caf Champions League in September, head coach Samuel Boadu has added the Black Stars midfielder to his already established squad in order to be able to make a mark in the competition. Awako, who scored six goals and provided seven assists for Olympics has been on the radar of bot...
Black Stars: Christian Atsu calls for support for Kudus and others
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Black Stars: Christian Atsu calls for support for Kudus and others

Christian Atsu is canvassing support for Mohammed Kudus and other youngsters currently playing important roles in the Black Stars. Atsu says he felt tremendous support from Ghanaians when he joined the senior national team aged 20, and it helped him become a key player. “Ghanaians gave me the support and everything a country needed to give to a player. Ghanaians gave 100%,” Atsu said in an interview with 3Sports. “Now for Kudus and the other younger ones, they need to support them. It is not easy to be consistent but they must give all the support. I know Ghana is building a team now, it takes time and it is not easy but they need to be patient with them.” Christian Atsu has been a part of the Black Stars for nine years and has a lot of experience. He has played at one&nbs...
Samuel Boadu named Nasco Gpl coach of the month for June
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Samuel Boadu named Nasco Gpl coach of the month for June

Samuel Boadu of Hearts of Oak has been adjudged as Ghana Premier League Coach of the Month for June. Coach Boadu has won the award for the second consecutive month after masterminding Hearts of Oak’s three wins and one draw  recorded  last month. He beat off competition from Asante Kotoko’s Mariano Baretto and Ebusua Dwarfs’ James Kuuku Dadzie who both won three matches with one defeat each in June. The Head Coach of Hearts of Oak is expected to receive a NASCO Television set.
Augustine Boakye wins NASCO Gpl player of the month for June
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Augustine Boakye wins NASCO Gpl player of the month for June

Augustine Boakye has been named the Ghana Premier League (GPL) Player of the Month for June. The West Africa Football Academy (WAFA) midfielder emerged as best player for the month ahead of Asante Kotoko midfielder Fabio Gama, Ebusua Dwarfs’ Emmanuel Anaful and Elmina Sharks midfielder Benjamin Boateng. Boakye was impressive for the Academy boys after winning the MVP award twice in June. The mercurial midfielder was also on target for the Academy boys in their game against Dreams and against Aduana Stars both at the WAFA Park in Sogakope. He featured in the club’s matches in the month of June in their quest to finish in the top four. For his award he will receive a NASCO television set and a personalized trophy.
Abeiku Jackson miss out on semis despite winning Heat 2 of 100m swimming
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Abeiku Jackson miss out on semis despite winning Heat 2 of 100m swimming

Ghanaian swimmer Abeiku Jackson has missed out on the semi final spot despite winning the Mens Heat 2 100m race on Thursday morning. The Ghanaian emerged winner of the heat in the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after making a time of 53.39s but could not progress further. Abeiku Jackson won the heat with a time of 53.39s ahead of Steven Aimable of Senegal and Abass Qali of Kuwait who finished second and third respectively. However, despite Abeiku’s performance which has even seen him set a new national record for Ghana, he missed out a chance to compete in the semifinals of 2020 Olympic Games by only two seconds since opponents from the other heats had better time as compared to his.
Leader of Western ‘Togolanders’ re-arrested
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Leader of Western ‘Togolanders’ re-arrested

The founder of the Western Togoland group and octogenarian Charles Komi Kudzordzi, known as Papavi Kudzordzi, has been arrested after months of been on the run. The Homeland Study Group Foundation leader has been on wanted list after the the secessionist group had organized a convention in the Volta regional capital Ho. ‘President’ Papavi and eight others were first arrested in May 2019 and flown to Accra for calling for a secession. The state dropped charges against him later. A Ho District Court on November 20, 2019 ordered the arrest of Mr Kudzordzi and two others over their unlawful declaration that they have separated from Ghana and that they are now a sovereign state. This was after five other members of the group were remanded for treason after they took part in ...
“Stop saying you gave me a platform, I came to work” Samuel Boadu to Medeama SC
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“Stop saying you gave me a platform, I came to work” Samuel Boadu to Medeama SC

Accra Hearts of Oak Coach, Samuel Boadu has sound a strong warning to his former club Medeama SC. The former Asokwa Deportivo trainer has warned the Tarkwa based side to desist from mentioning his name in any of their dealings. Coach Samuel Boadu made a surprise move from the Mauve and Yellows to Hearts of Oak in March to replace the departed Serbian trainer Kosta Papic. The Kumasi-born gaffer who handled Medeama between 2018 to 2021 has poked his former club for comments he deems as unpleasant. Reacting to a comments made by Director of Communication of Medeama, Patrick Akoto on Asempa FM during their morning show progam, Samuel Boadu warned that Medeama SC should desist from saying they gave him a platform. “They should stop saying they gave me the platform, I came to...
Eric Ofori Antwi: ‘I will play for Hearts of Oak next season’
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Eric Ofori Antwi: ‘I will play for Hearts of Oak next season’

Medeama goalkeeper Eric Ofori Antwi has in an exclusive interview with Onua TV stated his readiness to play for newly crowned Ghana Premier League champions Hearts of Oak. Ofori Antwi, a former Kotoko player, believes playing for the capital-based club will enhance his football resume. The former Ghana U-20 goalkeeper has five months left on his contract with Medeama but his desire to leave the club is no secret. Last month, the club reported him to Ghana Football Association (GFA) for going AWOL in an attempt to leave even before the season concludes. “I have five months left on my contracts with Medeama. Every team that wants me would have to discuss with my team Medeama. so I have left the contract discussions with my manager,” he told the host of Onua Agro Fie, Alfred ...
Wayne Rooney apologises over hotel photographs
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Wayne Rooney apologises over hotel photographs

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has apologised to his family and club after images of the former England and Manchester United forward were shared online. The photos appeared to show Wayne Rooney asleep in a chair with women posing beside him. A complaint of blackmail was made in relation to the photographs but dropped by police on Tuesday, with officers satisfied no offence had taken place. "I made a mistake," Rooney said. Speaking to Sky Sports following his side's 1-0 pre-season friendly win against Spanish top flight side Real Betis on Wednesday, he added: "I went to a private party with two of my friends and from me, I'd like to apologise to my family and the club for the images which were going round and I want to move forward on this. "It's dealt with...
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