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Jordan Ayew tests positive for Coronavirus

Ghana and Crystal Palace forward, Jordan Ayew, has been confirmed to have tested positive for coronavirus. He was with the Black Stars on international friendlies against Mali and Qatar. Both matches were staged in Turkey. Crystal Palace head coach, Roy Hodgson, confirmed Ayew’s Coronavirus status. Ayew missed Palace’s matchday five game against Brighton on Sunday, […]

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Paul Pogba says it’s a dream to play at Real Madrid one day

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has admitted that it is a dream of his to play for Real Madrid one day. But the 27-year-old added that he will “do everything” to put United “where the club deserves” to be. The France player has regularly been linked with a move away from the team he re-joined […]

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Good news at last: Govt to refund veteran boxer D.K. Poison’s cash after nearly 40 years

The government is set to initiate processes to refund Ghana’s first world boxing title holder, David Kotei, popularly called D.K. Poison‘s $45,000. A statement, signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Asante Bediatuo, noted that the payment is being made on compassionate grounds. The statement, copied to the Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah, has since directed the […]

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Asamoah Gyan Advised To Quit The Black Stars

The 1965 African champion shares his thoughts on the future of the 34-year-old striker.  Ghana’s 1965 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) winner Osei Kofi has urged veteran Black Stars striker Asamoah Gyan to bow out of international football amid talks about his present importance to the national team. The 34-year-old is reportedly not in the plans of new […]

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Messi tops Forbes highest earning footballer list, CR7 second

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has topped the Forbes list for highest-earning footballers in 2020. Forbes estimated Messi’s yearly earnings at $126m (£97.2m) with Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo second on $117m (£90.3m). Neymar was in third with Paris St-Germain team-mate Kylian Mbappe fourth. Three Premier League players – Mohamed Salah, Paul Pogba and David de Gea – made […]

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Juventus, Real Madrid Drop Out Of Champions League

Juventus and Real Madrid have failed to progress to the quarter-finals of the 2019/2020 Champions League season. Manchester City defeated Real Madrid at the Etihad on Friday night, August 7, to advance to the quarter-finals on a 4-2 aggregate. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City team were the favorite to progress to the quarter-finals and did not […]

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Messi Will Retire At Barcelona In Three Or Four Years – Bartomeu

   Lionel Messi will retire as a Barcelona player in “three or four years”, according to club president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi has a contract at Camp Nou until the end of the 2020-21 season, but Bartomeu last month said he expects the superstar forward to sign an extension. The 33-year-old […]

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Neymar: Barcelona president says it is ‘unfeasible’ to sign Brazilian during Covid-19 pandemic

t is “unfeasible” for Barcelona to re-sign Neymar from Paris St-Germain in the current economic climate, says the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu. A move for Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez has also been affected. Bartomeu told Spanish newspaper Sport that Barca generated 200m Euros less than expected between March and June because of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Mike Tyson to fight Roy Jones Jr in exhibition bout

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will return to the boxing ring for an exhibition fight against ex-four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr. The bout is scheduled to take place on 12 September in Los Angeles. Tyson, 54, last fought professionally in 2005 when he was beaten by Irishman Kevin McBride in what was his sixth […]

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Gerald Asamoah narrates how rare heart condition nearly halted his career

Click to read all about coronavirus → Gerald Asamoah will go down in history as the first African-born player to suit up for the German national team but he says the journey to achieving that milestone was littered with challenges and major hurdles. Asamoah left Ghana when he was 12-years-old, and through hard work and […]

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