• FIFA bans Kwesi Nyantakyi for life

    FIFA bans Kwesi Nyantakyi for life0

    World Football governing body, FIFA, has ban  former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi for life. FIFA, has also imposed a fine of 500,000 Swiss Francs on Mr Nyantakyi. 500,000 Swiss Francs translates to 2,414,276.46 Ghana cedis and 497,490.00 dollars respectively. Although several other football officials the world over have been banned

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  • RAG exonerates 14 referees

    RAG exonerates 14 referees0

    The Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) has acquitted 14 match officials, after concluding investigations on the “Number 12”, by ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, which exposed series of match fixing scandals in Ghana and on the African continent. According to a statement by Mr. Ayita Mensah, General Secretary of RAG, the 14 referees which

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  • Nike sales up despite Kaepernick ad campaign backlash

    Nike sales up despite Kaepernick ad campaign backlash0

    Nike sales appear to have increased in the wake of its controversial advertising campaign, using Colin Kaepernick as the face of the brand. Online sales grew by 31% in the bank holiday weekend after the ad launched, according to researcher Edison Trends. The rise will confound critics, who encouraged people to destroy Nike goods in

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  • Colin Kaepernick to go down in history like Muhammad Ali

    Colin Kaepernick to go down in history like Muhammad Ali0

    Two-time Super Bowl winner Osi Umenyiora says Colin Kaepernick will go down in history alongside Muhammad Ali for taking a stand over his beliefs. Kaepernick became the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem to highlight racial injustice. “I think everybody against it now will look back in the future with regret,” Umenyiora

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  • Ali Jarrah to commemorate 25 years of disability with football gala

    Ali Jarrah to commemorate 25 years of disability with football gala0

    Ghana and Accra Hearts of Oak international goalie Ali Jarrah has hinted on commemorating 25 years of disability with some former football heroes he featured alongside in his hay days. Ali, who got paralyzed on September 5, 1993, was known for his nimbleness in goal for Accra Hearts of Oak in the early 90’s got

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  • Nike investors unhappy with the Colin Kaepernick ad

    Nike investors unhappy with the Colin Kaepernick ad0

    Wall Street seems to think Nike just blew it with its new ad campaign featuring controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Shares of Nike (NKE) fell nearly 3% in midday trading Tuesday. #NikeBoycott was a trending topic on Twitter, with some people posting photos and videos of ripped Nike socks and burned Nike sneakers. Many people also wrote messages of support

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